Extra-Curricular Activity Class Information                                                                                             

Please find below a full list of classes, including days, times and fees. Please ensure you give your child a small snack and extra drink to have at the start of each activity. As the weather improves we would recommend sun hats and sunscreen for outdoor activities.

We would like to advise parents/guardians that places in our extracurricular activities programme are only available to children who are pupils of Wicklow Educate Together NS.                                                                                                        If you have any questions, please contact lisa.jervis@wicklowetns.com

Anyone 4 Science   1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS) AND 2.30 -3.30 1st – 6th Class  www.anyone4science.com 

Anyone 4 Science is an educational organisation providing hands-on science and engineering activities for primary school children. They take science subjects normally taught at third level and present them at primary school level through age appropriate experiments.

Fee €49.00 for a 7-week term (Monday)

Soccer – Joe & Brian 2.30 – 3.30 ONLY  2nd to 6th Class

Joe and Brian will run soccer classes every Monday for our 2nd to 6th class pupils.

Fee €42.00 for a 7-week term (Monday)

Group Guitar – 2.30 to 3.30 ONLY 3rd – 6th Class Only

Michael Steadman will continue his guitar lessons here at the school. Aimed at beginners and improver, these classes are an ideal way to start instrumental tuition. Children must have their own guitar and a folder for practice sheets.

Fee €56.00 for a 7 week term (Monday)

Yoga 1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS) AND 2.30 – 3.30 1ST – 6TH CLASSS

Kids Yoga with Maxine Bonus

As a non-competitive physical activity yoga develops essential life skills while cultivating physical health and fitness.  Through creative play, breathing exercises, yoga postures and relaxation, young children explore the physical, mental and emotional benefits of yoga in a fun-filled learning environment. Children can receive enormous benefits from yoga.  Physically, it enhances flexibility, strength, coordination and body awareness.  In addition, their concentration, sense of calmness and relaxation improve.  As yoga is sensory based it can be both calming and stimulating to the sensory system, by learning about the breath and utilizing it as a tool to calm down a child’s central nervous system it helps enormously with self-regulation.  In yoga, children exercise, play, connect more deeply with their inner self and develop an intimate relationship with the natural world that surrounds them.

Fee €50.00 for a 7 week term (Monday)

Playball    1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS ) AND 2.30 -3.30 1ST – 3RD CLASS   www.playballbray.ie

Our aim at Playball is to introduce your child to sport in a positive, fun and non-intimidating way. The program is progressive in nature and recognises the different stages of development in young children. This means that your child will be introduced to basic movement and ball skills in the initial stages of the program and will progress to formalized and structured sports coaching in the latter stages of Playball. Playball also teaches the basic skills of 8 different sports which means that children can realise at an early stage which sport they like and are good at.

Fee €55.00 for a 8-week term (Tuesday) 

Sally’s Sewing Club – 2.30 – 3.30 ONLY 2nd – 6th Class

Have fun learning how to sew, sew on buttons, make small repairs to clothes and toys. Create your own sewing project. All materials and equipment provided.

Fee €48.00 for 8-week term (Tuesday)

Alan’s Cookery Class – 3rd – 6th Class Only – 2.30 – 4.00pm

Please note this class is 1.5 hours long. It will start on Tuesday 24th April.

Each week we will learn a new recipe with a mixture between healthy dishes and tasty treats. Children will learn some basic cookery skills in a fun and friendly environment. Each week children will add their recipes to their recipe copy allowing them to build up a collection of dishes they can try at home.

Fee €70.00 for a 7-week term (Tuesday)

Athletics – Eithne Walsh   1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS) & 2.30 -3.30 1ST – 6TH CLASS

Athletics will be coached by Eithne Walsh a Level 2 AAI Coach with 7 years’ experience coaching with Inbhear Dee Athletics Club. The sessions will focus on the fundamental movement skills around running, throwing and jumping in a fun environment. These 3 skills are the basis for all sports and will result in stronger muscles and bones, more endurance and greater flexibility and strength. It will enhance the child’s confidence in their physical body and its capabilities. These can be lacking in this generation due to the massive changes in lifestyle that have occurred over the last 20 years. “The first 12 years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out” – lay the foundations for a healthy life now!

Fee €56.00 for a 8-week term (Wednesday)

Drama – Maeve – Wednesdays 1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR AND SENIOR INFANTS)

2.30 – 3.30 for 1st – 3rd CLASS

Please note there will be no class on Wednesday 16th May.

Drama Classes with Maeve focus on encouraging children to tap in to their creativity and blossoming imaginations in a relaxed, fun and friendly environment. Classes include making and using puppets, introduction to mime, moving to music, improvisation, poetry and lots of fun drama games.

Fee €49.00 for 7-week term (Wednesday)

Sugarcraft – Gina McDonogh Wednesdays 2.30 – 4.00pm 3rd – 6th CLASS ONLY

Please note this class is 1.5 hours long.

I have been involved in the Sugarcraft for the last 17 years and have been teaching the craft for the last 7 years. Classes are fun, relaxed, creative and interactive.

I demonstrate how to make the figures step by step and then give the kids time to recreate each step. The kids then bring home their own sugar paste figure each week. Each class is 1 1/2 hr long from 2.30pm to 4pm. I supply all tools and materials.

Fee €80.00 for a 8 week term (Wednesday) 

Arts & Crafts – Amber Godwin 1.30 – 2.30 (Junior & Senior Infants)

In Arts and Crafts, we aim to provide a creative space to try out drawing, painting, modelling and making. Each week the children will have the opportunity to use different materials to explore and develop their creative side. The classes are focused on process rather than product, and imagination rather than prescription. The children are encouraged to experiment, create and enjoy.                      Fee €56.00 for an 8-week term. (Thursday)

Arts & Crafts – Amber Godwin 2.30 to 3.30 (1st to 3rd Class)

In Arts and Crafts, we aim to provide a creative space to try out drawing, painting, modelling and making. Each week the children will have the opportunity to use different materials to explore and develop their creative side. The classes are focused on process rather than product, and imagination rather than prescription. The children are encouraged to experiment, create and enjoy.

Fee €72.00 for an 8-week term. (Thursday)

Irish Dancing   1.30 – 2.20 (JUNIOR & SENIOR INFANTS) & 2.30 – 3.30PM 1ST – 6TH CLASS

The Dowling School of Irish Dancing

A fun, energetic class, catering for all ages and abilities. Irish Dancing is the quick and precise movements of the feet to traditional Irish music. It provides physical benefits such as increased stamina, core strength and general overall fitness.  Irish dancing also improves balance, posture, coordination and memory building, all while having fun at the same time. Children can wear tracksuits or leggings and runners for this class.

Fee €64.00 for a 8 week term (Thursday)

Chess 2.30 to 3.30 ONLY   2nd to 6th Class               Eamonn O’Hanrahan & Brian Daly

Eamonn and Brian will run Chess classes for 2nd to 6th class pupils every Thursday.

Fee €48.00 for a 8-week term. (Thursday)