Clubs

A good range of clubs are offered including various sports, dance, choir, and the Children’s Rosary Club, along with opportunities to play a wide variety of instruments. – Ofsted 2014

Children’s Rosary Group

The children’s rosary group is run by a willing parishioner, who joins the children at lunch time on Wednesdays to pray the rosary. Year 3 children enjoy a special focus in the rosary group as they prepare for their First Holy Communion in their respective Parishes.

 Dance Club Key Stage 1

There is a dance club for children in Years 1 and 2 on Tuesday mornings from 8.00 – 8.40 am.  Children are taught routines and perform at school events and enter the annual Dance Challenge at the Princes Hall.

Dance Club Key Stage 2

Dance Club for Key stage 2 children runs on Wednesday mornings from 8.00 – 8.40 am.  Mrs Carty runs this club and the children learn routines to perform at school events and enter the annual Dance Challenge at the Princes Hall.

Football Clubs

Soccer Coaching Ltd (SCL) runs a football after school club for boys and girls in Years 1 and 2 (and Reception Class after Christmas) every Thursday. The course is suitable for boys and girls of all abilities. Each week a different aspect of football will be introduced through fun games, which are enjoyable for all. Every session finishes with World Cup style mini matches with portable goals at each venue.

All SCL coaches are FA qualified, police/CRB checked, First Aid qualified and have attended Child Protection workshops.

Please contact the school office for more details or visit the SCL website here

 

CM Sports (http://www.cm-sports.co.uk/) runs a Key Stage 2 Football club on Tuesday evenings from 3.30 – 4.30 pm. The Key Stage 2 clubs build on the children’s football skills but still focus on the enjoyment of the game.

Please bring suitable clothing for warm weather conditions, trainers (football boots are an option but are not essential), and a non-fizzy drink.

Courses will run regardless of weather conditions as indoor facilities are available..

Multi Skills Club

The Multi Skills Club runs on Wednesdays after school. This club allows children to participate in sports sessions with the emphasis placed on enjoyment especially for KS1 pupils. KS2 courses are delivered in a more structured way focusing on the development of technique and skill. After school sessions are staffed with a minimum of two coaches allowing children to learn in a safe, structured and fun environment. This club is run by CM Sports http://www.cm-sports.co.uk/

Hockey Club

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A hockey club run by school staff takes place during on Friday evenings at various points through the year.

Netball Club

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A netball club is run by school staff on Tuesday evenings at various points through the year.

Football Club

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A football club is run by school staff on Monday evenings at various points through the year.

Music

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Music at  St Patrick’s is a vibrant and lively subject, taught by an outside specialist company once a week.  All Key Stage 2 children also have the opportunity to learn woodwind, cello, violin and piano with our peripatetic staff. Children also have singing lessons twice a week: once as a Key Stage and once as a whole school community.

Choir

The Choir is run by Mrs Gray and Miss Hodge. This club runs on Mondays after school when there are upcoming events.

St Patrick’s has an active school choir which is open to children from Year 3 onwards. As well as providing music within the parish during school and SVP masses, the children also have the opportunity to sing at various events.

To see photos from the 2017 Young Voices event please Click Here

Fitness Club

Fitness Club is one of our most popular clubs.  It is run by Mrs Mumford in the summer term on Fridays, finishing with a 1K race! No matter the child’s fitness level this is a great way for them to get more exercise and have fun while doing it.

Homework Club

Homework Club is run by Mrs Mulholland Thursdays.  This is an opportunity for the children to get their homework done with the help of the teaching staff, LSA’s, laptops and reference books.  There are also small sessions run with the teacher for boosting Maths or English.