Granby Primary School

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:

tick Higher levels of pupil achievement

tick Increased pupil motivation and self-esteem

tick Specialist support to meet pupils' wider needs

tick Additional facilities and equipment

tick Greater opportunities for staff for flexible working and career development

tick Enhanced partnership working with the community and better school security

tick Easier access to essential services for staff, helping staff recruitment and retention

BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES:

tick Improvements in child behaviour and social skills

tick Greater parental involvement in children's learning

tick More opportunities for local adult education and family learning

tick Greater availability of specialist support for families

 BENEFITS FOR COMMUNITIES:

tick Better access to essential services

tick Improved local availability of sports, arts and other facilities

tick Local career development opportunities

tick 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

 

Monday
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 
Tuesday

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
Wednesday
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 
Thursday
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

 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.