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.

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
Film ClubA relaxing club where you can sit back and enjoy watching and discussing some specially selected films. 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
Line DancingAs we begin to prepare for our annual Stobo performance of 'Ye-Ha!', a Wild West musical comedy, we invite budding line dancers to join this enrichment. A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. WE are hoping that some of the dances learned during this enrichment will feature in the show in the Summer. EveningJ3 - J6
Robotics ChallengeAre you interested in Robots and computer programming? Can you solve problems? Can you work in a team? This year, we will be taking part in two robotics competitions. In each case you will need to work together in a team to design, build and code a robot to overcome a number of challenges. One is based around building robots from Lego, whilst the other uises a similar system called VEX. We shall be attending the regional heats at the Nissan car plant in Sunderland. EveningJ6 - F3
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
Board GamesLed by two of our lovely Sixth Form students. Board games enrichment provides a range of games that are fun and exciting for everyone, after a long day of work!EveningJ3 - J6
eSports Rocket LeagueLed by two of our lovely Sixth Form students. Supersonic speeds? Sweet aerial tricks? Rocket powered cars with the coolest designs you can make? Join us to play Rocket League, a video game likened to football - but with cars. Easy to pick up and tonnes of fun for everyone, enjoy the team spirit of matches against your friends, or hone your skills in training; whether you’re taking control of the pitch or mastering the skies, there’s a place in the team for all involved! EveningJ4 - 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 (J5 & J6)A range of gymnastics activities including tumbling, jumps, leaps, balance and vaulting. EveningJ5 - J6
Junior HomeworkGet 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
Modelling ClubOver the length of this enrichment we will look at making a variety of different models beginning with Airfix modelling (children will need to purchase a model and bring it with them to the first enrichment). As part of this club you can decide the type of model you are going to make. Airfix is a great opportunity to improve your skills in mechanical assembly to produce an eye catching finished model. It is recommended that younger pupils in Year 3 and Year 4 (or those new to Airfix) begin with a simple model plane or similar. The following link will take you to the Airfix website which shows the range of models available. http://www.airfix.com/uk-en/ The Geek Hut in Berwick have also offered a 5% discount for L.T.S. students. 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

Wednesday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
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
Ye-Ha!"Ye-Ha!" is this year’s Stobo production. It squeezes all the fun and adventure of the old west into a wonderfully wild, musical comedy. We would like as many of the Year 3 – Year 6 pupils as possible to stay to enrichment each Wednesday (certainly those with major roles to play once auditions have taken place). Sessions initially will involve enjoying and learning the lively songs and familiarisation with the script before auditions in December. We will then begin working through the script scene by scene to dramatise the story and bring it to life. There may even be opportunities to work in small groups to begin making props. EveningJ3 - J6
HockeyJunior girls hockeyLunchJ5 - J6

Thursday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
CraftsFor those of you who enjoy a wide variety of craft activities, another opportunity during the week to put your artistic skills to the test. Make cards, gifts etc. for the festive Season. After the Christmas holiday, we will branch out further into different artistic styles using a range of media. EveningJ3 - J6
Food Glorious FoodAn opportunity to plan, design, create and taste a variety of foods and drinks. Be creative and be prepared to develop your taste buds! 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
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
Horrible HistoryIn this enrichment we will explore the horrible and gruesome aspects of history from the Savage Stone Age to the Frightful First World War and everything in between. The activities will involve art and craft skills as well as drama, teamwork and lots of horrible fun! EveningJ3 - J6
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 HomeworkGet 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
YogaLed by two of our lovely Sixth Form students. A calming, fun yoga class for beginners improving balance and flexibility; you and your friends can come along, relax and learn some new yoga moves. EveningJ3 - J6
Junior ChoirFun singing for younger members of the school. LunchJ3 - J6

Friday

ActivityDescriptionTimeAges
A Work of ArtWe will be inspired by the work of some famous artists and use their art styles, a range of materials and techniques to create some of our own masterpieces. From Monet to Mondrian and Klee to Kandinsky; who will it be this week?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
ChessCome along to Ms Bryden’s Chess Club to develop your game play whether you’re an absolute beginner or a Grand Master. EveningJ3 - J6
Dance FunDuring this enrichment, we will be exploring and performing different genres of dance. There will be a range of contemporary and classic dances included. We will begin with hip hop dance. EveningJ3 - J6
HomeworkGet 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 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 move into the sports hall so please wear appropriate footwear. EveningJ4 - J6
Needles and NatterLearn basic needle skills whilst further developing your fine motor skills and concentration. We will be sewing, knitting and weaving whilst enjoying a good old 'natter' giving you a sense of achievement when you finish your creations. EveningJ4 - J6