Extra-curricular Clubs

Children take part in a wide range of activities before registration in the morning, during lunch breaks and at the end of the school day.

Extra Curricular Term Clubs 2022

Club Summary
Fencing Little Musketeers ’courses offer a great balance of fencing activities and team games to capture the children’s imagination and improve fitness through the development of balance, speed, agility, hand/ eye co-ordination and, most importantly, confidence. Little Musketeers has also been recognised by Dr Adele Diamond, a world-renowned scientist who specialises in child brain development.
Art and Craft Club (Year1-2) Weekly after school arts and craft club run by the art department and open for Year 1 and 2 children. In the cub children will have lots of fun using both art and craft materials to make, design and create in a relaxed setting. They will develop drawing, painting skills as well as sewing and model making, using textiles, sculpture, photography, print making and other mixed media. Children will work on individual and group projects and will be able to take home craft objects they create!
Advance Art Club (Year5-6) Weekly after school arts and craft club run by the art department and open for Year 5 and 6. The children will work on projects that will develop and extend their understanding of different artistic materials and processes such as drawing, painting, textiles, sculpture, photography, print making and advanced model making media. Art club is a wonderful way for children to express themselves and their ideas creatively, working on extended individual projects, inspired by their interests, talented artists, and their imagination.
Touch-Typing Cypher (Year 3-6) At Cypher we are all about getting children future ready. In the future more jobs will require technology proficiency and touch typing is a wonderful place to start. Therefore, we are delighted to announce our Touch-Typing Club! Our friendly and encouraging teachers will help your child develop their focus, coordination, typing accuracy and speed through engaging exercises and fun challenges.
Minecraft (Year2-3) Our Minecraft club is designed to allow students to spend time building imaginative projects together using the same Cypher World server. Over the term, the club students will build on each weekly challenge, developing collaborative team-building skills and mastering Minecraft. By the end of the course, the club will finish with their own virtual town, complete with housing, shops, and entertainment! Our students love their structured, team Minecraft club!
Minecraft (Year 4-6) Our Minecraft coding club will use the education version of Minecraft to enrich students knowledge of the popular Minecraft game. Through project-based lessons, students will learn core skills such as creative problem solving, collaboration, coding, and computer science skills. Lessons will focus on challenges that strengthen 21st-century skills with topics ranging from the international space station to biodiversity. Furthermore, the end of term will wrap up with lessons using block-based coding and A.I to learn how to code!
Martial Arts Run by Mr Edelstein who has been teaching and practising Martial Arts for over 25 years. Classes include strengthening, co-ordination exercises and games based around Goshin Ryu Ju Jitsu. The classes promote leadership, enthusiasm and Calmness
Ukulele (Year 3-6) Small and light, a fun delight! Ukulele is a versatile instrument that children will learn in a group with Miss Aves. Children will gain the skills to hold and play the ukulele with the correct technique and posture, as well as have lots of fun singing songs and playing melodies and simple chords. No instrument purchase is required as school will provide the ukuleles. Sign up and play!
Trumpet (Year 3-6) Join us and become a trumpet player! Trumpet club gives you the opportunity to learn how to play the trumpet and deliver regular performances in school. A wide variety of music will be covered from jazz to pop and classical music. You will also learn how to read music while playing in this unique ensemble! This will be an extremely fun club and enable you to acquire the fantastic life skills that learning a musical instrument provides.
STEM (Year 3-4) Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths club gives children the opportunity to participate in lots of the fun and exciting experiments they don’t normally come across in their usual science lessons. Children will work both individually and in groups on a variety of challenges and projects that could include making their own invisible ink, turning copper pennies gold and constructing towers out of spaghetti and marshmallows
CARE (Year 5-6) Club for Animal Respect and Education gives children the opportunity to learn about the lives and requirements of several different animals and embrace the responsibilities associated with keeping pets at home. Each weekend and over the holidays, there will even be the chance to take one of the school pets home!
Choir Choir is for all children who love singing in a group and performing in front of an audience. We will develop our voices through fun activities and learn songs from folk music to classical, and musicals to pop. Not only will choir develop your singing voice, but it will improve your memory skills as we learn lyrics off-by-heart. It will also develop your confidence as a performer and encourage community spirit. As we add harmony your aural skills will also be refined.
Chess Chess develops several important skills in its students, such as pattern recognition and memory, decision making, analytical ability, imagination and self-discipline, all of which can naturally help children in the academic arena. Led by coach Tony Niccoli, the children work on developing their chess skills and have the opportunity to take part in chess competitions.
Football (CS Rangers) Fun activities with various challenges. Working on the rules and different aspects of match play. Individual skills and small sided games, creating competitive situations. Working on defending attacking and ways to outwit the opposition.
Lego Robotics (Year 1-3) Fun activities with various challenges. Working on the rules and different aspects of match play. Individual skills and small sided games, creating competitive situations. Working on defending attacking and ways to outwit the opposition.
Senior Creative Robotics (Year 3-6) In this hands-on robotics club, Chepstow House students will be using their creativity to make exciting robots using micro:bits. Students will become familiar with different types of sensors and motors to create a range of interactive robots that will whizz, spin and light up. If your child wants a creative outlet for their engineering skills, all whilst developing their logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities, then this is the club for them.
KS1 Drama Club (Year 1-2) Focus and fun – that’s what we’re about at Huzzah KS1 Drama Club. The Performing Arts offer a great platform to springboard your child into a more confident, creative and satisfied self. Shy children are coaxed out of their shells and little tykes are given a much needed outlet for all their extra energy. What does this look like to the children? Having a lot of fun, playing drama games, dancing, singing and putting on a show! We even sprinkle in some mindfulness to chill out and focus. Each term ends with a performance to celebrate a job well done.
KS2 Drama Club (Year 3-6) At a Huzzah KS2 Drama Club, children learn key skills like paying close attention, using initiative, sharing with and leading a group and all the various forms of expression you’d expect from a performing arts club. However, Huzzah children have the added benefits of practicing mindfulness meditations during their time with us. Huzzah classes focus on an imaginative and creative process that allows children to constantly develop their minds, values and sense of self. Each term ends with a performance to celebrate a job well done.
Windband Club (Year 2-4) Explore and learn the Recorder and Flute wind instruments! Must have own instrument.Are you already learning a wind instrument? Are you looking for an opportunity to play in a band and have fun? Ms Sara Minelli, our flute teacher, is looking for wind players to join the very first Chepstow Wind Band!! Children who are learning the flute, recorder, saxophone and clarinet are welcome to join the ensemble. Mixed levels are welcome: the children need to be able of playing at least 3-5 notes on their instrument! The lessons will cover a variety of repertoire and songs, as well as an introduction to improvisation. If you’re intrigued by the project, please bring your own instrument and join the fun!
School of Rock (Year 1-2) A fun filled singing rock club focusing on musical classics.