Welcome to the Stobo Enrichment Programme

Please read the information about enrichment carefully as it contains all the details regarding the individual enrichments running during the next term.

All activities are free of charge unless otherwise stated.

Parents will receive a special email on the which enables choices to be made.

Sarah Maddock
Head of Junior Department
Longridge Towers School
Berwick-Upon-Tweed
TD15 2XQ

Tel: 01289 307 584
Fax: 01289 302 581

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Monday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
Eco SchoolsThe Eco-Schools Programme is pupil-led; involves hands-on, real-world learning and gets the whole school and the wider community involved in exciting environmental projects. There are nine Eco-Schools topics to look at; each distinct and broad enough to allow pupils to run projects that they are passionate about. An Eco-committee is developed to choose projects. Awards can be gained and to get our first Eco-Schools Green Flag you we will need to demonstrate that we are doing three different pieces of project work, covering three of the different Eco-Schools topics below:. Biodiversity, Energy, Litter, Waste, Water, School Grounds, Healthy Living, Transport and Global Citizenship. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior 4 p.m. Pickup (Monday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior Homework (Monday)Get support with your homework activities and Learning Logs and go home with time to relax or attend a favourite out of school activity safe in the knowledge that your homework has been completed. EveningJ3 - J6
Lego Robotics ChallengeDo you enjoy building things using Lego? Do you enjoy problem solving? If so, please consider joining this club. We have entered an international competition to design, build and program a robot. The robot will have to move around a table and complete a number of challenges. The regional final is on the 10th of December 2019 at the Nissan factory, in Sunderland. EveningJ6 - F4
Recorder ClubHave fun learning to play the recorder from the beginning - no previous knowledge of the recorder or music is needed. Gradually learn to play some old favourite tunes and some new ones too. Children attending this enrichment will need a descant recorder such as the 'Aulos 103N"Alouette" Descant Recorder' available on Amazon. EveningJ3 - J6
Sports ClubWhat will it be this week? Experience a wide variety of sporting activities – maybe you will enjoy basketball, badminton, hockey, football, netball, running or rugby whilst keeping fit and having fun. Suitable P.E. kit for both indoor and outdoor activities required. EveningJ3 - J6

Tuesday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
ArcheryArchery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer. The Archers have one of the most recognisable musical themes. EveningJ6 - U6
ASC JuniorOtherwise known as the ASC Scheme, Adventure Service Challenge is a three-fold, integrated, interwoven scheme of activity for young people aged 8 to 14 years and beyond. It offers activities of:- ADVENTURE: Discovery, exploration, leisure pursuits, attitudes to and skills for life; SERVICE: Concern for others, opportunities for helping those in need; CHALLENGE: A comprehensive and complete training programme. The ASC scheme is designed to prepare young people for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. In fact, the DoE Award HQ recommends ASC for that purpose. EveningJ4 - J6
Building Engine and GearboxesLearn to use torque wrenches, mole grips, rackets, spanners, screwdrivers and hammers by means of disassembling and rebuilding a car engine or gearbox. Discover some real engineering about screw threads, bearings, gaskets, levers and oil. (Overalls and gloves will be provided.) The school has three identical Ford Ka engines and working in groups of two the pupils will carefully dismantle the engines, storing and labeling the parts and then rebuild them. EveningJ6 - F2
Culture ClubHave you ever wanted to travel the world, but haven't got the time? Then this is the enrichment for you. Each week we will explore a different country from the comfort of your classroom. We will go on a journey around the world experiencing different foods, customs, currency, religion, language spoken and weather. NO PASSPORT REQUIRED!!!!!! EveningJ3 - J6
Junior 4 p.m. Pickup (Tuesday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior Gymnastics (J3 & J4)A range of gymnastics activities including tumbling, jumps, leaps, balance and vaulting. EveningJ3 - J4
Junior Homework (Tuesday)Get support with your homework activities and Learning Logs and go home with time to relax or attend a favourite out of school activity safe in the knowledge that your homework has been completed. EveningJ3 - J6
School OrchestraFor all instrumentalists whether studying inside or outside school. Piano players will be required to play percussion if there are too many pianists.EveningJ5 - U6
Tennis ClubSpecialist tennis coaching is available this term. Learn the correct technique for all the tennis shots with Hazel Ward, LTA Coach. EveningJ6 - F2

Wednesday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
Board gamesThis club will give children the opportunity to develop communication skills, follow rules and have fun. There will be a variety of board games to chose from. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior 4 p.m. Pickup (Wednesday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior Gymnastics (J5 & J6)A range of gymnastics activities including tumbling, jumps, leaps, balance and vaulting. EveningJ5 - J6
Junior Homework (Wednesday)Get support with your homework activities and Learning Logs and go home with time to relax or attend a favourite out of school activity safe in the knowledge that your homework has been completed. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior NetballNetball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, which began in England in the 1890s. Come along and join in the fun, develop your skills and engage in this exciting team sport. EveningJ3 - J4
Maths GamesDo you want to have fun and improve your maths skills? Then come along and play some games - we might even make some of our own. EveningJ3 - J6

Thursday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
Bird watchingPassionate about puffins? Barmy for buzzards? Gaga about goldfinches? Then come to our birdwatching club! We'll be doing lots of practical things, such as making bird feeders and nest boxes. We'll also get out into the school grounds as often as we can, and see how many different species of birds we can spot. All welcome! EveningJ6 - U6
Flight ClubThis club will introduce the children to the Science behind flight. The children will them look at the design aspect and experiment with different methods of making paper aeroplanes. They will consider if they would like their aeroplanes to be made for speed or distance or maybe even for performing stunts! EveningJ3 - J6
Gardening ClubWe will enjoy tending to the gardens and vegetable beds around Stobo. In the event of poor weather we will go indoors to do garden themed craft activities. EveningJ3 - J6
Girls and Boys' HockeyDid you know that hockey is not just for girls? Mr Moscrop invites ALL Year 5 and 6 pupils to enjoy this fast paced, dynamic game. Training sessions will take place on the new Astro surface; ideally you’ll need your own hockey stick although we do have a limited number that can be borrowed. EveningJ5 - J6
High Voice ChoirA choir aimed at boys with unchanged voices and girls, singing a range of music in harmony. A must for those having singing lessons in school. EveningJ6 - U6
Junior 4 p.m. Pickup (Thursday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School.EveningJ3 - J6
Junior Homework (Thursday)Get support with your homework activities and Learning Logs and go home with time to relax or attend a favourite out of school activity safe in the knowledge that your homework has been completed. EveningJ3 - J6
Superstars Science ClubTake part in twelve fun science activities and gain an award.EveningJ3 - J6
Team TowersIn this club you will have lots of fun building amazing towers with your friends. We will be using a variety of materials such as: paper, spaghetti, sticks and more. You will get creative, explore different ways to build and enjoy the fun Team Tower challenges! EveningJ3 - J6
HockeyJunior girls hockeyLunchJ5 - J6
Junior ChoirFun singing for younger members of the school. LunchJ3 - J6

Friday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
Art ClubCome and join the fun! It could be papier mache, mark making, collage and much, much more. Join us and let's get crafty! EveningJ3 - J6
Book ClubRelax after a hard day of lessons by curling up with a good book. Explore a new author or re-familiarize with an old favourite. Occasionally we may watch a film which ties in with our chosen book, sample food that has a connection with the story, complete book reviews or engage in book related arts and crafts. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior 4 p.m. Pickup (Friday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior Football (J4-6)Junior football enrichment is open to both boys and girls in J4, 5 & 6, offering training for skills and games. This enrichment will take place on grass pitches so please wear appropriate footwear and shin pads. EveningJ4 - J6
Junior Homework (Friday)Get support with your homework activities and Learning Logs and go home with time to relax or attend a favourite out of school activity safe in the knowledge that your homework has been completed. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior JoggersThis club offers the children to have get fit, have fun and plenty of fresh air. We will be making running FUN!!!! There will be lots of fun activities - running through the woods, relay races, running games, orienteering and maybe even a fancy dress run. So come along and have fun with your friends whilst keeping fit and healthy. EveningJ3 - J6