At St Anne’s we believe in providing a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities to enable every member of our school the chance to flourish.
While discovering and developing their interests the children will grow in friendship, kindness, patience and respect for one another.
Autumn Term 2022
Extra-curricular information for the website
At St Anne’s we believe in providing a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities to enable every member of our school the chance to flourish. While discovering and developing their interests the children will grow in friendship, kindness, patience and respect for one another.
This is the overview outlining the extra – curricular opportunities available for the Autumn Term.
Many thanks to the class teachers and specialist staff who work so hard to allow the children to develop their interests and talents.
The Girls Football is open for girls from Years 1 & 2 who are new to football or regularly play. During the sessions the children will develop skills such as dribbling and passing, then in the latter half of the session they will play a game where they will develop their communication and positional skills. The girls will also have opportunities to participate in inter schools’ competitions.
The fun, relaxed YVs choir are learning a variety of songs and dance moves to participate in a concert at AO Arena in Manchester on Wednesday 1st February
Similarly, Mr Blundell, our specialist guitar teacher offers a wonderful opportunity for 1:1 and group guitar tuition. The lessons take place throughout Monday and Thursday. The children have great fun whilst developing new skills and talents.
On Tuesday lunchtimes the Y6 boys and girls are able to take part in ‘High 5’ netball club. It is a wonderful way for the children to enjoy themselves, develop their skills, get active and make friends. During the sessions the children will learn how to play ‘High 5’ – the rules and positions – in a fun, safe environment. Many of the children will then have the opportunity to represent the school in inter schools’ tournaments in a fun and competitive setting.
The Striking & Fielding Club is for boys and girls in Years 4 and will take place on Thursdays after school from 3.30 – 4.30pm. It is run by one of the sports coaches from the West Lancs Sports Partnership (WLSP). The children will be working on developing skills of striking and fielding as well as applying the skills and tactics to a range of games.
The Gymnastics club is for boys and girls from Year 2 and will take place on Friday after school from 3.30 – 4.30pm. It is run by one of the sports coaches from the West Lancs Sports Partnership (WLSP). The children will be exploring different gymnastics moves and performing their own expressive ideas while having lots of fun!
The Year 3 and 4 children are incredibly lucky to have one of their PE sessions at Ormskirk Tennis Club, being taught by their fully qualified coaches. The children will be mastering the fundamental skills of travelling, sending and receiving.
The Key Stage 2 choir takes place after school on Fridays from 3.30-4.30pm. It is led by our music specialist teacher, Mrs Fillingham. As well as enjoying the choir, the children develop new friendships and learn to work collectively. They also get the opportunity to showcase their talents when representing the school in venues across the local area.
The Amplify choir takes place before school, from 8.15 – 9, on Friday mornings. This is an opportunity for our gifted and able singers to practice and perform together, under the guidance of Mrs Fillingham.
The Boys’ Football is a time for experts and beginners from Year 5 to enjoy the skills of football as part of a healthy lifestyle. The session is structured into two parts: skill development and then the application of skills in a match setting. The aim of this club is for the boys to have fun and also inspire the children to enjoy ‘the beautiful game.’
Mrs Fillingham, our specialist music teacher, offers a wonderful opportunity for 1:1 and group tuition for singing, flute or piano to children in Reception – 6. The lessons take place throughout Friday. As the children progress they will have the opportunity to be entered for the ABRSM examinations.