St Christopher's Primary School | Term 2 | 2024
After School Activities Term 2 Information 2024
Would you like your child to learn problem-solving skills, computational thinking and creativity? Coding Tuesdays is back with Ms. Hynes and Ms. Treacy. The children will be learning to block code in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment. Block coding is an entry-level programming activity that allows children to gain an understanding of how coding works to develop digital animation or games.
Dates: Every Tuesday from January 16th-March 19th (10 weeks)
Location: Ms. Hynes's room 12 or Ms. Treacy's room 10
Time: 2.30pm-3:30pm (please pick up your child at the front door of the school)
Age Group: 3rd-6th class only
Things to bring: Children must know their school email and password, they can also bring along headphones if they wish.
Drama Club is back!! Drama Classes for 1st to 6th Class
Starts 15th/16th of January for 8 Weeks!!
Class times: Monday (4th-6th) 2.30 -3.30pm
Tuesday (1st - 3rd) 2.30 - 3.30pm
Fee: 8 weeks €65
Classes will be a mix of speech and drama based games, improvisation, poetry, prose, mime, movement to music. Perfect for enhancing your child’s self-confidence and nurturing their interest in drama and the performing arts, providing them with an outlet for self-expression in a friendly and relaxed environment.
To book please complete the applicable google form below:
Monday Class: (4th class to 6th class ONLY!) https://forms.gle/VnFqyWhhCoSR964X8
Tuesday Class: (1st Class to 3rd class ONLY!) https://forms.gle/ipSK5y8ssGYchvp67
If the form states that you cannot register this means that the class is full, please do not email the office.
We are so excited that Science club is coming back again after Christmas break! Our next term of Science club will begin on the 15th January and run for 8 classes. We are so excited to see old and new science club members and cannot wait to try new challenges and investigations!
Please use the links below to sign your child up. Please only sign up to one of the days and be sure to sign up to the appropriate year group.( i.e. 1st class children will not be permitted to participate in the class designed for 4-6th class children).
Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please do not sign up more than once as it is unfair on other children who would like to participate. If you fill out the form and it says “form no longer accepting responses” that means the club is full and you can try again next time, please do not email the school if this occurs. Payment will be collected at a later date. You will be notified via email with further details and payment times.
Cost: €55 for the term
Dates: Running from the week of the 15th of January until the week of the 11 March. (There will be no science club for any day/age the weeks of bank holidays).
Junior Science (1st-3rd class) - Monday or Wednesday
Senior Science (4-6th class) - Tuesday or Wednesday
Teachers: Ms. Doyle for Juniors & Ms. Langan/Ms. O’Toole for Seniors.
Sign up links:
Monday Junior (1st, 2nd, 3rd class club)
Wednesday Junior (1st, 2nd, 3rd class club)
Tuesday Senior (4th, 5th, 6th class club)
Wednesday Senior (4th, 5th, 6th class club)
A fantastic opportunity for your child to improve their Irish in a fun and engaging environment. Children will engage in activities such as art, cooking, drama, games and sport all while practicing their Irish.
Club trí mheán na Gaeilge. Tabharfaidh an club seo deis do na páistí Gaeilge a cleachtadh.
Roinnt gníomhaíochtaí cosúil le ealaín, cóicearacht, dramaíocht, spórt srl.
In order to sign up please use the following link:
Dates: Every Monday from January 15th - February 19th (6 weeks)
Price: €40 I will arrange payment once numbers are confirmed
Location: Ms. Sweeney's room 13
Time: 2.30pm-3:30pm (please pick up your child at the front door of the school)
Age Group: 3rd-6th class only
Hip Hop Fusion Class
I am delighted to say that the hiphop fusion dance class will be returning after Christmas for a second term. I am excited to welcome some new and familiar faces back to our club. This club encourages children to improve their flexibility, dance skills, confidence and creativity in a fun active environment.
Dates: Every Wednesday from January 17th - March 20th (10 weeks)
Location: St. Christopher’s P.E Hall
Time: 2:30 - 3:30
Teacher: Ms. Byrne
Age Group: 1st - 3rd class only
Please use the link below to register your child for the hiphop class:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd61p0wrUIDtg2mkF63g6_A6IBi6jxX7td0Bp5khpQOT5vVNw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Arts & Crafts
We are delighted to announce that we will be starting an Arts and Crafts club for children from 1st to 4th Class! In these creative workshops, children will get to develop their arts and crafts skills and techniques. They will create hand-crafted decorations, paintings and drawings, all in a supportive environment that will help foster your child’s love for visual arts.
You can sign your child up using the link below please ensure you sign your child up to the correct group i.e. 1st class will not be permitted to join the class designed for 3rd & 4th class).
Due to the hands-on nature of Arts and Crafts, we are limiting groups to 15 children per class. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please do not sign your child up more than once as it is unfair on other children who would like to participate. If you fill out the form and it says “form no longer accepting responses” that means the club is full and you can try again next time, please do not email the school if this occurs.
Cash payments will be collected at a later date. You will be notified via email with further details and payment collection times.
Cost: €70 for the term (10 weeks)
Dates: Every Tuesday from 16th January - 18th of March
Teachers: Ms. Bradley (Group 1: 1st-2nd class) Ms. Corcoran (Group 2: 3rd-4th class)
Group 1: 1st & 2nd Class. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/nGFcoVJC1reEv9ps8
Group 2: 3rd & 4th Class. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/qft7BrqosDLVpaLe8
Irish dance club will continue in the new year. I would be delighted to have existing Irish dancers continue but I also have some places available for children who would like to join us for the first time.
Benefits: fitness, flexibility, coordination, memory skills, musicality, teamwork, opportunities for performance and class competition.
The dance teacher: Competed at local, regional and international level, completed 10 grade exams under An Comhdhail, danced with semi-professional shows around Europe.
Available to: 2nd - 5th class children (beginners and improvers).
Term: 10 weeks, Tuesday 16th of January to Tuesday 19th of March inclusive.
Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm in the school PE Hall. Children to be collected afterwards from the side door of the school.
Fee: €95 for ten weeks tuition. I will arrange payment once numbers are confirmed.
In order to sign up please use the following link: https://forms.gle/G3NVbmgrXXBioEGQ7
Important: I ask that all families use the sign-up link whether they attended before or are newcomers so that I have all up to date information.
Isabelle Ashe Dance returns in January with mixed style classes and ballet classes for Junior Infants to 6th class. Mixed styles are in the one class modern jazz tap contemporary lyrical musical theatre and/or ballet. Working towards a May show and the children are really enjoying all the songs and dances they have learned so far.
Please contact her directly: Isabelle on 086 440 5505 by WhatsApp please by 14th December if you would like your child added to the class list. “
Junior & Senior Infants Friday 1.30pm | 1st to 6th Friday 2.30pm.
Term 2 | 31st January 2024 to 20th March 2024
Information about Bricks4Kidz
We are very excited to bring Bricks4Kidz afterschool classes in the school for our little builders. Please use the link below to register your child for Term 2 from 31th January to 20th March, there are 8 weeks. Bank holidays are not included. All details are in the link below.
Junior Infants: 1:30 - 2:30pm
Senior Infants: 1:30 - 2:30pm
1-6th Class: 2:30 - 3:30pm
For Term 2, January to March, there are 8 weeks for Bricks4Kidz afterschool classes starting from 31st January and ending on 20th March once a week on every Wednesday. Please note, we have not included any Bank Holidays or School holidays in the Term 2.
If you are new to our website for registering your child, then you will have to sign in to our website and please remember the login details for the future use. Otherwise please use your email and password to login and register your child.
A little about Bricks4kidz
Here is an outline for the class:
Our LEGO® Technic afterschool programmes follow our ethos of “We Learn, We Build, We Play”
We Learn: The session starts with a short presentation. Our LEGO® Tutors present and discuss the scientific vocabulary and concepts that underpin the LEGO® Technic build. Our aim is to develop children's relationships between Science and everyday life.
We Build: The children build their own motorised LEGO® Technic build. Each week will see the children undertake a new challenge. With 4 different degrees of difficulty for each build, the afterschool programme is appropriate for Junior Infants to Sixth class.
We Play: The children enjoy a structured playtime with their build. During this time, our LEGO® Tutors encourage children to use their imagination to modify and enhance their build, and discuss and explore the effects of the changes they have made
Bricks4kidz follow very structured approach to Lego, We follow STEM Program - For after-school Classes we have Lego Building boxes and Technical kits Every week we use alternative options between Bricks and technical kits.
Please have a quick read.
- We are adding you on our WhatsApp group for sharing kids pictures and quick updates, you can leave group if you will not feel comfortable as part of our WhatsApp group. (We get contacts from website, the number used while registering your child).
- Total cost is €104 for Term 2.
- If you want phased payment please contact Mitu directly on 0892548108.
Ole Sol School of Languages
Afterschool Language Adventures
Starting week commencing January 8th 2024
Discover the world of language and culture through our engaging afterschool courses at St. Christopher’s Primary School. Our classes are designed to ignite curiosity and enable effective communication. Join us in exploring Spanish and French, beginning the week of January 8th for an 8-week journey in Spanish and 10-week journey in French.
Afterschool Language Courses
Spanish | Mondays
French | Thursdays
Exciting Language Camps for 2024:
Get ready for an exhilarating language journey in 2024! Welcome to our engaging language camps at St. Christopher’s Primary School, where learning meets excitement. Our dynamic camps merge education and entertainment for students aged 5-13. Filled with interactive activities such as arts, games, drama, and more, we bring languages to life in a vibrant atmosphere. Choose from a variety of languages including Spanish, French, Italian, English and German. These camps promise a memorable learning journey.
Camp Timing: 9am - 2pm
& Additional After-Camp activities: 2pm - 5pm
February Mid Term Camps - Camp Details:
Dates: Thursday February 15th – Friday February 16th 2024
Learn more and register at https://olesol.ie/kids-camps/#februarycamp
English Camp – Details here
French Camp – Details here
Spanish Camp – Details here
German Camp – Details here
Easter Camps - Camp Details:
Dates: During the Easter holidays, 25th – 28th March & 2nd – 5th April
Learn more and register at https://olesol.ie/kids-camps/#eastercamps
Summer Camps - Camp Details:
Dates: Throughout July and August 2024
Learn more and register at https://olesol.ie/kids-camps/#summercamps
Don't Miss Our Early Bird Offer For Camps!
Secure your child's spot now and take advantage of our limited-time offer. Let's embark on an enriching journey of language and culture together!
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