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Annual Schedule of Specialist Clubs

Fielding recognises that consistency and continuity in wrap around care is vital for working parents. Over the last year we have worked hard to develop a programme that will achieve this by offering:

  • termly timetables and sign up for clubs
  • clubs running on the same day and at the same time each term, wherever possible
  • online booking system to allow parents to manage their own bookings

Whilst we would love to offer every club every term, this isn’t always possible due to seasons, space, tutor availability and demand. 

Sign up for clubs continues to be through Laser.  Each booking will be valid for one term (unless stated otherwise). Parents can then change activities or re-book before for the term ahead.

About our clubs

Animation with the London Lens Project

In this club we teach you how to create truly unique Animations!

Starting with Flipbooks followed by Playdoh and finishing with Lego.

This course is designed to challenge your creativity and teamwork skills.

Each week we develop your know how playing with movement, character creation, morphing and even teleportation! Plus Lots more!

Learning and expressing yourself through Animation is an extremely inventive and rewarding way to practice your visual communication skills.

All equipment is provided and parents can see all their child's hard work through our weekly newsletters and secure website posts.

Athletics

Club will cover all disciplines of track and field focusing on a different one each week.

Children who attend the club will improve there confidence and capability to compete in each discipline as well as improving fitness speed agility. Values such as determination and perseverance.

Ballet

En Pointe

En Pointe is a dance school based in London, bringing a variety of dance and movement classes to children of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. We train students ranging from beginners up to pre-professional level, and provide fun and enjoyable classes in a safe environment, whilst striving to encourage students to become the best dancer they can be. Students can participate purely for fun, as a serious hobby, or as a form of exercise. Ballet classes follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. Students have the option to enter for examinations when ready, and will be afforded many opportunities to perform. There is a set uniform for classes, available from En Pointe directly - please get in touch for more information.

Basketball

Weekly focus on the fundamental skills.

Club will help with fitness agility hand eye co ordination team work and there may be the possibility to represent the school at a tournament.

Building Blocks

Building blocks is an extra curricular club that has architecture, design and

engineering at its core. The design company ec.space have collaborated with

us to develop a program for Key Stage 1-2 to get students excited about their

potential to create.

We have activities to help cultivate non-verbal reasoning, understand spatial complexities

and nourish creative abilities. Our sessions include practical exercises using building blocks,

concept drawing tasks, presentations, and talks on design, architecture and engineering. Each

week students are guided through a thematic exercise where they are presented with tasks

and puzzles that they get to explore both individually and in groups.

We take a dynamic approach to STEAM learning. We look to

tailor our sessions to best serve each student within the class to

build their capabilities and confidence.Have fun with concepts of Scale, Bridge Building, an introduction
to Gravity, Brick Zip Wire Challenge, intro to Architectural Drafting, Floating Vessels and
Freestyle Building.

Chess - mindful chess

Mindful Chess is a school that looks to equip players with both greater chess skills and concentration techniques to aid all areas of learning and development. Following working with one of Hong Kong’s most reputable chess schools Scholastic Chess, we are now looking to provide the same opportunities for children and adults in London.

We train students ranging from those that have never played before, to players furthering their games and those looking to compete at competition level. We believe it is fundamental for the learning process to be exciting, stimulating and as much as possible, tailored to each students individual way of learning.

We provide a series of brief concentration exercises that intend to help students focus. Although these exercises are done to bring greater focus to their chess, we have discovered students to find them beneficial across their studies.

We consider making the learning experience a fun enjoyable one to be fundamental to a student’s progress. As ones passion grows so does the speed at which they retain knowledge and improve.

Choir

Choir meets in the Music Room each Tuesday from 3:30-4:30. The main events this year will be: ESMA Christmas Concert at St Barnabas in December; Young Voices at the O2 in January; ESMA Spring Concert at St Barnabas in May. There will be other events, including short performances at the Christmas and Summer Fairs. To be in Choir, you must have an enthusiasm for singing, and you need to be able to commit to attending rehearsals and concerts, as well as learning words. Children who are already in Choir are guaranteed their place, while new members will be selected by the Music Teacher from the waiting list. Membership of Choir is currently not by audition or merit. Fielding Choir is run by the Music Teacher and is an invitation-only Club, so new members will be told whether they have a place or are on the waiting list.

Composition 

This is a new Club, although many of the skills you learn will be similar to those in last year’s Song-Writing Club. Most of the children in this Club will probably be able to read music a little and perhaps play an instrument, but this is not essential. Although children can sign up to this club for a term only (like any other paid-for club) you will get the most out of it if you aim to stay for the whole year. 

Cooking Club

What's for Tea?

This is a great opportunity for children to really get involved in food preparation, learn basic cookery techniques and understand food provenance and nutrition. In addition, the pupils feel immensely proud of what they’ve produced and are always keen to try new things. We cook mostly savoury dishes, and we aim to deliver at least one of your child’s 5 a-day. The children will be able to take their dishes home for you to sample and for this reason will need to bring a good-sized plastic container each week.

Cross Country 

Will include a variety of games that will improve fitness levels over distance running.

Drama

KS1

Develop a number of different skills: group work, confidence and speaking skills. They will learn how to improvise through playing fun drama games, learn how to mime, be a clown, create fantastic freeze frames and play different characters in the action packed sessions. 

KS2

Join Fielding Primary Schools KS2 drama club you will learn learn how to improvise, play different characters, building to creating your own performance. Build your confidence through acting out scenarios in front of the club. Learn how use your voice and body creatively, create comedic situations, create your own melodrama's in action packed sessions. 

Dodgeball

Dodgeball is an indoor sport played with super soft rubber balls. The aim of the game is to get an opposing team out by throwing a ball at them and hitting them below the waist while at the same time avoiding getting hit yourself. Participants will improve their throwing skills, spatial awareness, evasion skills and fitness all while playing a very fun and exciting game. All of the skills learned during dodgeball can be applied to a range of other sports and help improve your performance in lots of ways.

Ensembles 

Fielding is proud to have 3 instrumental Ensembles. Membership is by invitation only. Your instrumental tutor will invite you to attend an Ensemble when you are ready. Members of String and Wind Ensembles automatically have a place in Orchestra if they wish. The first meeting for Ensembles is after the Autumn half-term break. Guitar Ensemble meets on Monday from 3:30-4:30; Wind Ensemble meets on Thursday from 3:30-4:30; String Ensemble meets on Friday from 3:30-4:30.

Fencing

Fencing club is suitable for children who have never experienced fencing before as well as for those who have some basic fencing knowledge.

The fencing club is run by an experienced coach, who will teach children about fencing in a lively and fun atmosphere. Each class is taught using plenty of games to improve speed and co-ordination, develop specific fencing skills and tactical thinking. Children will learn fencing bladework and footwork, rules of courtesy during a fencing bout and refereeing skills – and of course doing plenty of sword fighting! Children should wear a PE kit preferably with long sleeves.

Football

QPR Community Trust

All coaches hold National Governing Body coaching badges, are first aid qualified and have relevant safeguarding training etc. Our coaches will deliver fun & enjoyable sessions from our coaching syllabus focussed on enhancing the children’s ABC’s (Agility, Balance & Coordination) and other fundamentals of movement and ball manipulation.

Clothes- sports clothes and trainers suitable for playing on the field(no studded boots)

French

La Jolie Ronde 

Fun and enthusiatic French lessons. Children are tutored by qualified tutors and learn the language through rhymes, song, games, stories.Children signed up to the club will get first refusal of the places the following term.

Additional items- book for beginners to be purchased through provider

Forest School Club

Forest School club is run by Rebecca , a Primary School Teacher and Forest School Leader.

Children will have the chance to explore the natural world and problem solve resulting in more independent and confident children. They will learn practical skills and knowledge of the world they live in through child lead learning. Natural makes and campfires will be part of the course. Children will need to wear clothes and shoes that its ok to get dirty!

Futsal

Futsal is an indoor sport played with a smaller, heavier type of football. It will help to develop great ball control, exciting ball skills and will greatly improve your fitness. It is a fun, small sided, indoor version of football which can serve to improve you readiness for the more traditional version of the game.

Games Club

Physical exercise is good for mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, team sports are good for learning accountability, dedication, and leadership, among many other traits. 

Each week the children will participate in a sports based game organised by Mr Winn, this will be played on the school field or sports hall. 

Gardening

Muddy Hands

Muddyhands gardening club is open to Fielding children.  Children will be able to attend after school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Gardening is not only a fun activity for children to get involved with but there is a lot of evidence to show that gardening is good for both mental and physical health.  Children will develop new skills, learn about science and nature as well as learn how to grow their own vegetables, which they might be more inclined to try! The club will start by looking at safety in the garden and then each week in the first part of the term, learn to sow vegetable and flower seeds.  The second part of the term will look at how to look after the plants, watering, weeding, keeping them pest free and harvesting.  Over the whole term we’ll look at minibeasts, go on bug hunts, play gardening themed games and enjoy the lovely gardening areas that Fielding has to offer. At the end of the term the children will hopefully be able to bring some of the produce they have grown, home to eat and share.

Clothes- Wellies and clothes that can get messy

Judo

Judo is a great sport to help your child develop self confidence, coordination, strength and suppleness. Judo is also well known to develop fantastic strength of character and self discipline in its students. In this club students will learn how to throw an opponent without injury, fall safely, hold or pin an opponent on the floor safely and cope with the general rough and tumble of the sport. 

Clothes- Gi kit to be purchased through provider

Photography Club with the London Lens Project

In this club we teach you how to create truly unique photographs!

Duplicate yourself and create you very own clones in our Image Manipulation sessions.

Become a Jedi or join the Dark Side in our famous Light Painting classes!

Share picture perfect portraits with our Expression lesson or

Explore the school developing your camera controls with our Visual Treasure Hunt

Plus there's so much more!

In this term's photography club kids have the chance to develop their skills playing with Nikon compact cameras, Canon Digital SLR's and a wide range of photographic tools from external flash units to studio equipment.

All equipment is provided and parents can see all their child's hard work through our weekly newsletters and secure website posts.

Mad Science

Mad Science aim to spark the imagination of children into the wonders of science. It is a great way to get stuck in to science and have fun at the same time! Each week we offer hands-on, one-hour science sessions that are themed around a particular area of science and can include such topics as rocketry, magnets, polymers and even the science of toys! Children engage in exciting hands-on activities, watch spectacular demonstrations and participate in inquiry-based discussions. Some weeks, the children also take home gifts that they have made themselves which can include model rockets, periscopes, Mad Science slime and much much more. Each term a new programme will run.

Minecraft EDU

SurvivalCraft - our new game-based learning programme uses MinecraftEdu (a version of Minecraft developed especially for schools).

Children are engaged and motivated to collaborate to survive in the Minecraft world created by them. ComputerXplorers leads the way in providing technology-based activities for children that are inspirational, educational and, most importantly, fun and engaging!

Critical thinking, creativity, problem solving and the development of collaborative skills are core elements of every ComputerXplorers programme.

Come and Xplore the MinecraftEdu Club!

Multisport skills

QPR Community Trust

All coaches hold the ‘1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development’, are first aid qualified and have relevant safeguarding training etc. Our coaches will deliver fun & enjoyable sessions based on developing solid foundation ABC’s (Agility, Balance & Coordination) and other fundamentals of movement in addition to increasing levels of ability & coordination.

Clothes-sports clothes and trainers sessions will be held outdoors.

Orchestra

This is an invitation-only club. Auditions will be held in October and the first rehearsal will be in the second half of the Autumn term. Members of Orchestra should be of at least Grade 1 standard and will mostly be from Y4-6, although there may be some experienced players in Y3. Orchestra gives 2 concert each year: one at Christmas and one near the end of Summer term. Membership is for children who play an orchestral instrument . Orchestra meets on Wednesday mornings from 7:45-8:45.

Rugby

London Scottish Rugby Club

Over the past few years Fielding Primary School have formed a relationship with local professional rugby club London Scottish. This year the school has made the rugby club one of their core clubs which will allow pupils at Fielding the chance to learn the game of rugby during extracurricular time. Professional coaches and players from London Scottish will be on hand to allow pupils of all ages to learn the game in a fun environment suitable for all abilities. 

Clothes- sports clothes and trainers suitable for the weather and playing on the field(no studded boots)

Find out more:

Sewing

Xenia Buckley

Sewing Club is about teaching children a creative and practical skills that they can use throughout their lives. Every term, there is a different project that children are working on and at the end of the term they are very excited to bring home what they have made. Children are encouraged to be creative and use their own initiative to make the class enjoyable. 

Singing

Can’t sing?  No such thing.  Singing Club will help you uncover your voice.  We get together in the Music Room after school on Wednesday to have fun singing.  We sing in a variety of styles and explore part-singing too.  If the Club members are keen, we can put on an end-of-year concert so we have something to work towards.  According to one singing coach:  “Singing fortifies health, widens culture, refines the intelligence, enriches the imagination, makes for happiness and endows life with an added zest.”

Song-Writing Club

There are many skills needed to write a song. The three most obvious are: lyrics, melody, accompaniment. Over the weeks, Song-Writing Club will explore all of these. Alongside lyric and melody writing, children will use computer technology, will learn basic keyboard skills, and will explore the basis of harmony. Work will mainly be in pairs or small groups, and the intended result will be the ability to approach the tricky subject of writing a song.

Children who are interested in this Club might well have a knowledge of how to read music (through playing an instrument) but this, while useful, is not essential. They might well bring some existing skills, such as playing guitar or piano, but again this is not necessary. Children need have had no experience of writing a song, but they should be keen to learn how to express their artistic side through music and song. Children should also realise that there are no easy ways to learn this complex skill, but through hard work and practise, they will be given the tools with which to approach this activity.

Spanish

Olmo

Lessons are dynamic and fresh covering a good array of subjects and using different material to make sure that children leave with a good base of Spanish.  I mix fun and play with sometimes more formal lessons. We learn through games, songs and role play so that children have fun. Children also learn about Spanish culture. Children signed up to the club will get first refusal of the places the following term.

Additional items- book for beginners to be purchased through provider

Tennis

Playground Tennis project

We are a passionate tennis coaching company that provide, deliver and coach mini tennis programmes in local primary schools in the West London area.

Founded by Max Hastings we now teach over 1000 juniors per year from year 1 to year 6. Our aim is to introduce tennis in primary schools and to make our class educational, inspirational and lots of fun. Find out more:

Writing

Little Star Writing 

Become a Little Star Writer and discover just how much FUN writing can be. Play games, win prizes, receive certificates, meet authors, enter competitions, take part in group work, learn new writing rules, write stories, poetry, song lyrics, scripts and more, get a copy of your work in a LSW folder, and become a published author in the LSW book! 

Whether you’re an aspiring author or reluctant writer, let us introduce you to the rewarding nature of Creative Writing and show you that writing really can be fun. Not only have we taught thousands of Little Star Writers and seen numerous students win awards for their writing, we also hold regular author events with some of the UK’s most renowned authors (in connection with our sponsors at Penguin Random House, Usborne, Simon & Schuster and Nosy Crow Publishers), held workshops abroad, judged the BBC 500 Words Competition, launched half term Writing Retreats and Transition Workshops (for year 6 students) and launched our very own annual children’s literary festival. If your child would like to become a Little Star Writer and discover just how much fun writing can be, just visit our website to book their space. Spaces are very limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Find out more:

Yoga

QPR Community Trust

Our coaches have all completed the ‘Teaching Yoga to children’ course and deliver sessions alongside the ‘Calm for Kids’ framework. During the sessions we use traditional yoga postures and relaxation to help children develop physical strength and stability as well as emotional awareness.  

Clothes-sports clothes 

 

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