EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES SPRING 2017
We are pleased to be able to announce our programme of Extended Learning Opportunities which will start from Monday 16th January and run until Thursday 2nd February 2017 and then from Monday 20th February to Thursday 30th March 2017.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
We know that children and their families benefit from extended learning.
BENEFITS FOR PUPILS AND SCHOOLS:
Higher levels of pupil achievement
Increased pupil motivation and self-esteem
Specialist support to meet pupils' wider needs
Additional facilities and equipment
Greater opportunities for staff for flexible working and career development
Enhanced partnership working with the community and better school security
Easier access to essential services for staff, helping staff recruitment and retention
BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES:
Improvements in child behaviour and social skills
Greater parental involvement in children's learning
More opportunities for local adult education and family learning
Greater availability of specialist support for families
BENEFITS FOR COMMUNITIES:
Better access to essential services
Improved local availability of sports, arts and other facilities
Local career development opportunities
Better supervision of children outside school hours
Please see the table below for the days, year groups, leaders, location and a short explanation of each one. All ELOs finish at 4.30pm and children should be collected from the door in the car park.
ELOs will, once again, be free for this term but you will need to book a place. This can be done through the Parentmail app or through pmx.parentmail.co.uk or you can follow the link on our website. Bookings will be open from 6.00am tomorrow. Please go to Payments > Shop where you will be able to view any clubs available to you.
If you need any support using the online system, please call into school on a Wednesday morning or contact the office.
SPRING TERM TIMETABLE
|Foxes, Tigers and Year 1||Zheebz||KS1 hall||Zheebz||A fun filled sporting activity programme for younger children|
|Year 3||Arts & crafts||4B||Mrs Jobburn||A fun opportunity to get creative|
|Year 4||Arts & crafts||5CC||Mrs Farrell||A fun opportunity to get creative|
|Years 5 and 6||Street Dance||KS2 hall||GirlsWorld||The talented coaches from GirlsWorld return to provide street dance for boys and girls|
Years 1 and 2
|Gymnastics||KS1 Hall||Miss Goulty & Miss Harris||Gymnastics led by two highly trained gymnastics coaches|
Yeas 3 and 4
|Street Dance||KS2 hall||GirlsWorld||The talented coaches from GirlsWorld return to provide street dance for boys and girls|
|Years 5 and 6||Arts & crafts||5AC||Miss Murphy||A creative opportunity for older children|
|Year 2||Sporty Fun||KS1 hall||Miss Bigam, Mrs Allen & Mrs Koovits||An opportunity for children to participate in fun sporty activities|
|Year 3 and 4||Circus skills||KS2 hall||Lisa Lolly||Lisa will be delivering the circus skills which proved so popular last year|
|Year 5 and 6||Chess & Board Games||5CC||Mrs Dalton||A sociable and relaxing opportunity to play chess and other board games|
|KS2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6)||Choir||KS2 hall||Mr Cross & Mrs Dalton||Using his significant musical skills, the children will learn to sing as a choir to perform to the local community and possibly perform in joint school events later in the year.|
|Basketball||Outside||Mr Fowler, Mr Allured & Mr March||Basketball – learn to play for fun and fitness|
Our ELO partners are:
ZheebZ provide weekly fitness and sport classes for children involving running, jumping, footballs and more! Perfect entertainment for girls and boys in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2.