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  • International School, LuxembourgA.S.B.L.

    Extra CurricularActivities

  • Primary School

    Extra-Curricular Activities Brochure

    2013/14

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    Table of Contents

    Arts & Crafts (Yrs 1-2) .......................................................................................... 3

    Ceramics (Yrs 4-6) ............................................................................................... 3

    Crafty Music (Yrs 1-4) ........................................................................................... 3

    Football (Yrs 1-2) ................................................................................................. 3

    Football (Yrs 3-4) ................................................................................................. 3

    Football (Yrs 5-6) ................................................................................................. 4

    French (Yrs 1-2) ................................................................................................... 4

    French (Yrs 3-4) ................................................................................................... 4

    French (Yrs 5-6) ................................................................................................... 4

    Games, Games, Games (Yrs 2-3) ........................................................................... 4

    Gardening (Yrs 1-4) .............................................................................................. 5

    Guitar (Yrs 4-6) .................................................................................................... 5

    Hip Hop & Modern Jazz Dance (Yrs 3-4) ................................................................ 5

    Hip Hop & Modern Jazz Dance (Yrs 5-6) ................................................................ 5

    Instrumental Club (Yrs 1-2) .................................................................................. 5

    Jeux de Cartes/Playing Cards Club (Yrs 3-6) .......................................................... 6

    Junior Choir (Yrs 1-2) ........................................................................................... 6

    Mandarin Beginner (Yr 2) ...................................................................................... 6

    Mandarin Beginner (Yrs 3-6) ................................................................................. 6

    Mandarin Level 1 (Yrs 4-6) .................................................................................... 6

    Netball (Yrs 4-6)................................................................................................... 7

    Ocarina (Yrs 3-6) ................................................................................................. 7

    Reading Group (Yrs 5-6) ....................................................................................... 7

    Recorder (Yrs 1-2) ................................................................................................ 7

    Recorder (Yrs 3-6) ................................................................................................ 7

    Sewing (Yrs 1-2) .................................................................................................. 8

    Sewing & Patchwork (Yrs 5-6) ............................................................................... 8

    Skipping (Yrs 1-6) ................................................................................................ 8

    Swimming (Yrs 5-6) .............................................................................................. 8

    Team Games (Yrs 3-4) ......................................................................................... 8

    Young First Aider (Yrs 3-6) ................................................................................... 9

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    Arts & Crafts (Yrs 1-2)

    Students will work with a variety of tools and materials to develop their skills in art

    and craft: They will paint, decorate, build, draw, and will learn how to work and

    sculpt with clay, as well as print making. All projects are decided by the students and

    all ideas are welcome and valued.

    Ceramics (Yrs 4-6)

    This is a new and exciting club offered which will enable the students to learn the

    basic construction techniques of working with clay involving many diverse projects.

    As well as sculpture the students will have a chance to throw pots on a wheel, make

    functional work, decorate, glaze and fire it.

    Crafty Music (Yrs 1-4)

    Combine your artistic & creative skills and come along and make your own musical

    instruments. We will be making instruments from a variety of materials, some

    recycled, painting and decorating them and then playing them. This club is ideal for

    those students who wish to combine their artistic and creative talents with music.

    Football (Yrs 1-2)

    This is a fun introduction to learning the basic game of football. The students will

    learn how to play within a team and to communicate with their team mates. They

    will play matches against each other and will quickly develop their knowledge and

    skills.

    Football (Yrs 3-4)

    A fun way of advancing the childrens awareness of football where they will increase

    their knowledge and skills through hard work. They will improve their technical

    abilities as well as learning how to work as a team. Football will teach the students

    good sportsmanship.

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    Football (Yrs 5-6)

    This club will challenge the students and will help to improve their technical, social,

    mental and physical attributes.

    The students will train hard and by the end of the year, should have a good

    knowledge of how to play and understand the tactical and strategic dimensions of

    the sport.

    French (Yrs 1-2)

    The students will be introduced to the French language and will learn basic words

    and recognize different images through games and puzzles. They will also learn how

    to count and familiarise themselves with basic French vocabulary.

    French (Yrs 3-4)

    This club will enable the students to obtain a more grounded knowledge of the

    French language, as they will learn to make sentences and will practice conversing

    with each other through dialogues. This club is designed to improve the students

    overall knowledge of the French language so that they become more confident and

    comfortable.

    French (Yrs 5-6)

    The club is aimed at those students who already have a sound knowledge of French

    and would like to expand their abilities in this language. They will participate in

    group activities to encourage the oral communication and will learn to write small

    stories in order to develop their written skills.

    Games, Games, Games (Yrs 2-3)

    Students will take part in playing board games, card games or group games such as

    Charades. There will be a wide variety of games to pick from for example Yahtzee,

    Uno and Snakes and Ladders etc. The children choose amongst themselves or they

    can bring in their own games to share with the club. All age related games are

    welcomed but no electronic gadgets or devices permitted.

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    Gardening (Yrs 1-4)

    Students will have the opportunity to learn how to grow plants, weed, and water and

    enjoy the great outdoors. Gardening is a great hobby and will teach the students a

    lot about nature and how plants can survive, grow and live in various environments.

    When the weather is especially cold or wet, we will make things inside.

    Guitar (Yrs 4-6)

    Open to beginners and students with prior playing experience, primary guitar club

    will give students the opportunity to learn how to play guitar in a group setting.

    Topics covered throughout the academic year will include; using a plectrum; finger

    picking; playing melodies; chords and strumming patterns. Guitar club members will

    perform as part of an ensemble at the end of year primary school concert.

    Hip Hop & Modern Jazz Dance (Yrs 3-4)

    The club will offer basic hip-hop and modern jazz dance. It will include learning how

    to stretch and warm up properly and the students will learn several choreographies.

    It will be suitable for novices and more advanced students.

    Hip Hop & Modern Jazz Dance (Yrs 5-6)

    This club is designed for students who wish to participate in hip-hop and modern

    jazz dance. The students will be at a more advanced level than Yrs 3-4 and the

    choreographies will be slightly more challenging. This is a great activity to let off

    some steam and energy and to participate in a group activity.

    Instrumental Club (Yrs 1-2)

    A lunchtime club offered to KS1 who have instrumental or singing lessons at school.

    They may come along and sing or play their pieces and songs to each other in a

    relaxed and informal atmosphere.

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    Jeux de Cartes/Playing Cards Club (Yrs 3-6)

    Les enfants auront la possibilit de se divertir dans le calme et dapprendre

    communiquer, partager et dvelopper leurs comptences en stratgie et en

    observation. Ils apprendront des jeux de cartes trs varis tels que le kems,

    lascenseur, le whist ou encore la bataille et la russiteLe club se droulera en

    franais, ce qui permettra aux enfants de sexercer tout en samusant.

    Junior Choir (Yrs 1-2 & 3-6)

    This club gives children the opportunity to get together and enjoy singing in a group.

    The children will learn various musical pieces and will have the chance to improve

    their vocals.

    Mandarin Beginner (Yr 2)

    The students will learn basic, every day vocabulary and speak in categories such as

    animal, body parts, colour, number, shape and greeting. The lesson will also teach

    some Chinese culture such as thousand years of history. Knowledge of Mandarin will

    enrich your understanding of Chinese culture.

    Mandarin Beginner (Yrs 3-6)

    The students will learn basic, every day vocabulary and speak in categories such as

    animal, body parts, colour, number, shape and greeting. The lesson will also teach

    some Chinese culture such as thousand years of history. Knowledge of Mandarin will

    enrich your understanding of Chinese culture.

    Mandarin Level 1 (Yrs 4-6)

    (Only for those students who attended last years Mandarin Club)

    This club will enable the students who participated in last years Mandarin Club, to

    further develop their knowledge of the Mandarin language. The students will be able

    to immerse themselves deeper into this rich culture and will be at a more advanced

    and comprehensive level.

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    Netball (Yrs 4-6)

    Netball is a fast, exciting true team sport which involves running, jumping, throwing

    and catching to move the ball quickly down the court to score a goal. All players

    need to defend and attack during the game. The players need to be quick thinking,

    as they are required to make speedy and accurate decisions on the ever-changing

    situations that occur on court. Netball can be played by girls and boys of all ages.

    Its a great way to get active and have fun!

    Ocarina (Yrs 3-6)

    The ocarina is a hand-made clay instrument that gives children an easy and tuneful

    introduction to the world of music. Pupils can learn to play a tune within the first few

    weeks, possibly after the first lesson.

    Reading Group (Yrs 5-6)

    The club will provide pupils with the opportunity to read and develop a love of

    reading. They will be set a reading challenge across the year with certificates for

    those that complete the challenge.

    Once they have read a book they will be encouraged to write a review of the book

    and display it so other pupils can be encouraged to read the books they have

    recommended.

    Recorder (Yrs 1-2)

    Students will learn the basics of how to play the recorder with the aid of simple

    beginner musical pieces.

    Recorder (Yrs 3-6)

    (Only for students who already have basic knowledge of recorder playing)

    The recorder club is intended for those students who already have a basic

    knowledge of recorder playing.

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    Sewing (Yrs 1-2)

    Students will learn the basics on how to work with a needle and thread. They will

    work on small projects and create various designs. This is a creative activity and can

    be extremely beneficial to an individual once he/she has mastered the activity.

    Sewing & Patchwork (Yrs 5-6)

    Children will learn basic sewing skills and make small creations that will include skills

    such as appliqu, patchwork and basic embroidery. Some of the projects they will

    make will include a needle holder, a small patchwork cushion cover and a small felt

    purse.

    Skipping (Yrs 1-6)

    Miss Barker and Mrs Treinen are ready to skip into the new school year. We will

    jump for joy if you come along and join the skipping fun. We will be holding a new

    club for Key Stage 1 and 2. Here we will practise our skipping skills and learn new

    tricks.

    Swimming (Yrs 5-6)

    A swimming training session designed to improve speed and stamina. The session

    will include swimming drills in all of the 4 competitive strokes, designed to perfect

    technique and increase speed. The aim will be to build the swimmers stamina,

    swimming at least 40 lengths in a session. Transport to the pool will be provided.

    Team Games (Yrs 3-4)

    Children will have the opportunity to play a variety of team games (such as

    basketball, volleyball, hockey, football, rounders, dodge ball)

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    Young First Aider (Yrs 3-6)

    This is a great opportunity for students to learn the importance of First Aid, and how

    it can at times lead to saving an individuals life. The students will learn what actions

    to take in various situations and to handle the situations appropriately.

    The course leads to a qualification in first aid and there may also be the opportunity

    to attend a First Aid competition later in the school year.

  • St Georges International School, Luxembourg A.S.B.L

    11, rue des PeupliersL-2328 Luxembourgtel: +352 42 32 24fax: +352 42 32 34www.st-georges.lu

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