ECAs

 

Cooking Cooking club for year 6 & 7, improve skills and knowledge about Cooking and Nutrition
Anime Drawing your own anime characters. Learning how to do it and having fun at the same time!
Arts and Crafts Creating and showcasing our own art in competitions.
Japanese Introduction to basic every day Japanese language – speaking practice in class, with access to resources for writing at home. Would prefer that students cannot join from term 2 – simply want to build on what is learned in term 1 in term 2.
Gaelic Football Co-ed athletic and cultural activity integrating easily transferable athletic skills (running, kicking, teamwork).
Zumba Dance fitness class- Zumba takes the “work” out of workout and is known as an exercise in disguise! Come get moving to some of your favourite songs and have fun.
Arts and Crafts Great opportunity to be exposed to various types of arts and crafts where students can develop their own individual craftsmanship interests. Art classes will involve unstructured activities in which students can explore their imagination.
Fashion is fun Exploring contemporary fashion, host fundraiser fashion show, create own designs.
Puzzle Club Improve mental skills, relaxing games, improve focus and thinking skills
STEAM Students will learn key skills relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. In term 1 student will learn the key principles of design through simple orthographic projection, these are essential skills in the field of Engineering. After this students will learn the basics of Pyrography and Etching in copper through project-based learning. In Term 2 students will develop these skills through the use of 3D Modelling Software and 3D printing technology to develop aesthetically pleasing projects. The final project will include a design element, 3D printing opportunity, the use of electrical components, Rasberry Pi’s and Adroino Kits.
Performance Rehearsals for our production of Peter Pan.
Domines A simple to learn game of luck, skill and strategy. Dominoes originated from the Song dynasty China. Modern dominoes first appeared in Italy during the 18th century, but how Chinese dominoes developed into the modern game is unknown. Italian missionaries in China may have brought the game to Europe.
Debate Club It is a fun way of developing your speaking skills. Debating teams prepare for tournaments developing a sense of group identity. A topic will be chosen and each group will collect information about it and prepare a speach. Then the two teams will sit together and debate about the subject for a certain time. Then the winner will be announced.
Poetry Society Explore other cultures, traditions and times by analysing poems. Express yourself using a variety of poetic techniques. Discuss important topics and share your opinions.
Enviroment Carbon footprint and aforestation practices.
FE Everybody wants it, nobody understands it: money. What you do not know about money can really affect your entire life; here is your opportunity to make a profitable commitment to your financial education. This course will help you to manage your money, budget and savings. Learn to manage debt successfully and understand the choice of insurance products available to you today – and why they are so important.
Chess There will be a competition between year groups with prizes to be given. We’ll also play quick fire chess to test if you can think on your feet!
Mindfulness This ECA will allow students to discuss openly issues they may be having with other students or family. It will guide the students towards making decisions, which will positively impact their lives and resolve any conflicts they may have in their educational or personal lives. Disclaimer Anything discussed will be passed on to the relevant bodies if deemed to be in the student’s best interest.
Choir Do you enjoy singing and making music? Come and join the school choir; we will be playing musical games and singing songs, with lots of songs from movies and famous song writers. There will be a chance for beginners and solo opportunities for more confident students. Get experience performing in front of others in a group, and it will help you in all areas of your life including interviews and making friends.