The school offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities for all year groups, including Gardening club, Computing, Netball, Drama, Animal Club, Gymnastics, Football, Street Dance and Children’s University. Our musical clubs include Choir and Musical Theatre and we offer fee paying lessons in Guitar, Drumming, Violin, Clarinet, Flute and Saxophone and Singing during the school day. Details of the clubs available are sent home during the first half of the autumn term. Children who stay for the after-school clubs will need a signed consent form allowing them to stay.

 

Eco Explorers Club

We have an after school club that works towards helping and learning about our environment.  We have made bird feeders, planted bulbs for school and home, helped create wreaths to sell at the Christmas fair and taken part in the RSPB birdwatch.  We have also been lucky enough to have Heidi from PECT in to teach us how to make ‘Flipping Frogs’ and Gail and Eric from Sustrans came to make Christmas cards and baubles with a cycling theme.

The work we do includes helping the local community, we went out to Litter Pick around the public path that runs along the side of our school.

 

Country Dancing

St Augustine’s has traditionally taken part in the Peterborough Schools Country Dancing Festival each year.

The children attend Country Dancing club beforehand to learn the dances and then show off what they have learnt at an outdoor festival, dancing to a live band with more than 20 other schools from the Peterborough area – it is a wonderful evening! Parents and carers join us to have picnics and fun, watching lots of fantastic dancing.

 

Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby is a fun and informal club designed to support the learning of key sports skills. The participants have the opportunity to work with a range of children spanning the entire breadth of the school from Year 3 to Year 6 supporting them with their communication and teamwork skills. Whilst attending, the children will learn how to pass and catch a different variety of balls in a variety of different ways. They can use these skills across a range of sports, including during the club itself. Tactics and techniques are discussed and explored through games and competitions, giving the children the opportunity to experiment during activities. Not only does it build skills but also gives the children a new way to exercise through sport and keep themselves fit, happy and healthy.

 

Year 5/6 School Football Team

Our school football team enjoys weekly training sessions where the children get the chance to try out and refine football skills. We usually take part in a league and knockout tournament run by Stanground Academy and take part in any competitions that present themselves over the course of the year. We also look to host other local primary schools for matches.

 

Just Do Sport – Football Club

Open to all children in our school, Just Do Sport runs this fun and active club each week. They hold separate Lower and Upper school tournaments to allow the children to enjoy playing football in a controlled and safe environment.

 

Just Do Sport – Gymnastics Club

This club is open to all children in school, Just Do Sport offers our children the chance to learn new acrobatic skills. An expert coach leads the weekly session in which the children get to use different apparatus.

 

Table Tennis Club

Our weekly Table Tennis club, open to all of our children, allows them to try Table Tennis. It is run by a qualified table tennis coach and the children take part in skill practices before applying these skills in match scenarios.

The club timetable for 2019-20 is attached below. This timetable is subject to change and any updates will be communicated to you by email.

Click here to view our After School Clubs Timetable 2019-20

School Trips & Activities

Throughout the school year we will arrange for music groups, theatre and sports coaches to visit the school and for the children to go out to visit places related to their school topics. Some of these visits will be to attractions in the local area and others may involve a journey by coach. These trips will add so much to your child’s education; we occasionally have to ask families for a voluntary contribution towards the costs and hope that most parents will be able to support us. We also offer residential trips to all our pupils; one of the main aims of the residential trips is for pupils to experience greater independence and to improve their confidence.