Co-curricular Enrichment Activities

At Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate we pride ourselves on the breadth of the Co-Curricular provision we offer to students to enrich their experience beyond the classroom. This provision runs alongside the academic curriculum to facilitate the holistic development of our students and their involvement in the Collegiate community.  Details of the colour-coding for the activities and more information on each activity can be found further down this page.

The spring term activities are as follows:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Lunchtime

 

 

 

 

Mindfulness Colouring (EYFS and KS1)

Digital leaders (KS2)

Puzzle Club (KS2)

Gym and dance rehearsals group (KS2)

Poetry (KS2)

KS1 choir

Lego club (KS2)

Y2 and Y3 Fun Fitness 

Squad swimming (invite only)

KS2 Choir

Gymnastics (KS2)

Mindful moments EYFS – KS2

Accelerated Science

 

 

 

Y2 & 3 Recorder Club 

CH Music Ensemble 

Ballet (Nur – Y2) 

Violin for those wanting to continue to play

KS2 Choral speaking 

Y3-5 Cross stitch

Squad and development swimming (invite only)

Jigsaw Club

KS1 Multi sports 

Illustrators (KS2)

Trampolining (10 students only with Y5 priority)

After School 15.40 to 16.10 Booster session (invite only)

15.45 to 16.40 KS2 Homework (supervision until 5pm for day students)

15.40 to 16.10 Booster session (invite only)

15.45 to 16.40 KS2 Homework (supervision until 5pm for day students)

16.15- 17.30 Rainbows & Brownies 

15.45 to 16.40 KS2 Homework (supervision until 5pm for day students)

16.15 – 17.00 Y3-5 Football and Netball

15.40 to 16.10 Booster session (invite only)

15.45 to 16.40 KS2 Homework (supervision until 5pm for day students)

16:10 -17.00 Y3-5 Basketball 

This year in Chapter House we will offer students our broadest range of free activities to date across the following enrichment categories:

Category Description
Community & Teamwork CONTRIBUTE to the school community, organising fundraising for charity, volunteering for conservation and community work. E.g. regularly representing the school or competitive house, helping at open days as an Ambassador, attending Boarding/Food/School Council Meetings, being a Buddy etc.
Creativity EXPRESS creativity through artistic design, performance, higher order thinking e.g. STEM, Drama, Debating, Gymnastics, Dance etc.
Health & Exercise PARTICIPATE in weekly activities beneficial to physical, social and mental well-being, showing dedication and improvement. E.g. the gym, swim, team games, meditation, yoga, THRIVE, achieving sports colours etc.
Leadership LEAD others so they follow your example E.g. Mentoring a new student, motivating and inspiring the team you captain, player of the match if it relates to you influencing others, chairing a committee/council, being a prep buddy, debating and gaining support for your opinion, helping someone to improve or change their actions/behaviour etc.

Key Stage 1 and 2 clubs

Mindfulness Colouring club – The children will learn how to keep calm and relaxed through mindfulness colouring.

Mindful moments Club – The purpose of this club is to encourage mindfulness. Mindfulness provides children with simple, practical tools to focus their minds, calm down and reflect on a situation when they need to make a choice. Benefits of mindfulness include; improved concentration, lowered stress and anxiety, increased positive moods and improved emotional regulation skills. The children will take part in lots of child friendly activities such as; guided meditation, simple massage and different breathing techniques. This club is open to all ages (maximum of 15 per half term).

KS1 Choir – A fun singing ensemble that learns a variety of songs, rehearsing towards a number of exciting performances during the term and year.

Recorders – Come along and enjoy yourselves learning to play simple recorder tunes for beginners.

Ballet for beginners – The children will continue to build upon the simple ballet skills that they learnt in term one of this club.

Key Stage 2 clubs

KS2 Choir – A fun singing ensemble that learns a variety of songs, rehearsing towards a number of exciting performances during the term and year.

Puzzle Club – Challenge yourself to solve all sorts of puzzles while having fun with new friends.

Lego Club – Challenge yourself to build models and objects using Lego.

Poetry Club – If you enjoy ‘playing with words’, come to Poetry Club! Through writing games and exercises, you will develop your ability to control language and have fun too!

Jigsaw Club – come and share in jigsaws of all levels. Relax and chat with new friends.

Accelerated Science Group – These sessions will provide science enrichment across the KS2 science curriculum through hands-on activities and investigations to enable children to respond to the big science questions of ‘why?’ and ‘how?’ (by invite only).

Cross Stitch – The children will have the opportunity to design and make a cross stitch gift, refining their sewing techniques in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere.

Digital Leaders club – We will be using a variety of packages to explore and challenge ourselves through computing using coding and presentation packages. (Maximum 10 per half term)

Illustrator’s Club – An opportunity to explore your imagination and practise a range of art techniques while bringing words to life! (Maximum 15 per half term)

All of the other sporting clubs are run by QE staff and coaches, unless otherwise stated.