WEEKLY LESSONS FOR 8 TO 11 YEAR OLDS

Scroll down or use the links below to view all our lessons for 8 to 11 year olds.

MONDAY

Monday 9.30AM

Monday Morning Motivate

Free with Community Membership – start the week all together for some sharing, some motivation and of course the chance to have Happy Birthday sung to you and some cards sent, if your birthday is coming up!

Monday 10AM

STEAM

Develop your problem solving skills with fun activities based around real global issues. Enhance your thinking skills whilst completing fun practical challenges.

Monday 10AM

Mandarin Chinese Beginners +

Chinese is different, not difficult! On this course you will learn to speak, read and write Mandarin Chinese, starting from absolute beginners level for children who know a little Mandarin. We will explore tones and
pronunciation in fun, interactive sessions. Topics will include: counting, colours, food,
family and some basic conversation.

Monday 11AM

Mandarin Chinese Beginners

Chinese is different, not difficult! On this course you will learn to speak, read and write Mandarin Chinese, starting from absolute beginners level for children who know no Mandarin. 

Monday 11AM

Strides in Maths

Maths for 7 – 9 year olds. Fun and hands-on Maths activities covering everything you would covering at school but having lots of fun!

Monday 11AM

STEAM

Fun practical challenges to encourage creative thinking and problem solving.

Monday 12PM

Exploring Nature

Learn about nature and get creative with nature. Weekly “get outside” activities between classes, sharing your finds, making things and interacting with nature as you learn.

Monday 12PM

Creative Stitchers Club

Making fun with fabric, textiles, wool, felt etc! Learn new skills and create your own projects.

Monday 1PM

IGCSE Science - double award, higher paper

Prepare for IGCSE Double Science higher paper through interesting and interactive lessons. More details coming soon.

Monday 1PM

History alive! 12 - 16

This course is designed to inspire a lifelong love of the subject of history whilst equipping students with the foundations needed to continue the subject at GCSE level and beyond.

Monday 5PM

Maths – Stress = Happy

Maths for 9 – 11 year olds. Interactive, easy to understand, work at your own pace and enjoy Maths!

TUESDAY

Tuesday 10AM

Strides in Maths

Maths for 7 – 9 year olds. Fun and hands-on Maths activities covering everything you would covering at school but having lots of fun!

Tuesday 10AM

Classics for 11 - 14 year olds

Explore the ancient world. learn some Ancient Greek and Latin and how they are still used today and become an archeologist!

Tuesday 11AM

History Alive!

Fun history for 8 – 12 year olds exploring different historical periods through culture, food, music, traditions, architecture, and real life case studies and artefacts. This is a creative fun class!

Tuesday 12PM

Maths – Stress = Happy

Maths for 9 – 11 year olds. Interactive, easy to understand, work at your own pace and enjoy Maths!

Tuesday 4PM

Spelling Sense

Creative spelling fun!  Suitable for those who are confident with spelling and those who struggle. We also cover grammar in this class.

Tuesday 6PM

Feel Good Club

Make friends and feel good!  A focus on exploring mental wellbeing each week and  plenty of time to connect in small groups, make friends and practise social  skills. This is a very welcoming group.

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 10AM

Emerging Writers

Creative writing fun!   Great for those who love writing and those that find it daunting.

Wednesday 10AM

History Alive

Fun history for 8 – 12 year olds exploring different historical periods through culture, food, music, traditions, architecture, and real life case studies and artefacts. This is a creative fun class!

Wednesday 11AM

Early Readers

Stage 5 + 6 phonics, Oxford Reading Tree 1 – 4 words – fun and games!

Wednesday 11AM

Primary Science

Explore basic scientific concepts through easy to understand and engaging activities. Learn about plants, animals, space and the Earth as well as the human body. Lessons consist of interactive scientific investigations using household objects or basic equipment as well as explanations broken into manageable chunks of information to ignite an early interest in Science and develop many useful skills.

Wednesday 1PM

Around the World

Understanding how we are all diffferent but all the same! Fun hands-on Geography for 8 – 12 year olds, which goes into fascinating fun detail about one country at a time – the people, traditions, myths, music, popular culture, landscape and wildlife, food, and more. 

Wednesday 5PM

Emerging Writers

Creative writing fun! Great for those who love writing and those that find it daunting.

Wednesday 6PM

Tea-time Tables

Enjoy a fun filled family tea with times tables challenges for everyone. Bring a picnic and practise some useful maths skills in a fun environment.

THURSDAY

Thursday 10AM

Eco Champions

In Eco Champions we learn how to do the best by our planet through engaging activities and creative projects. We cover topics such as recycling, composting, foraging and sourcing our essentials closer to home and making sustainable choices in our daily lives, and we have plenty of fun along the way!

Thursday 10AM

Public speaking, debate and drama club

Confidence building fun, games and the chance to practise using your voice in a supportive environment.  Suitable for 7 – 12 year olds. 

Thursday 10AM

Learning Spanish (8 - 11 year olds)

Suitable for complete beginners and those who know some vocabulary and short sentences. A fun and interactive way to learn to speak Spanish with confidence.

Thursday 11AM

Play the Ocarina

Fun for all ages, your child will delight in learning the ocarina! Known as one of the easiest instruments to play, you can start to pick up tunes straight away and feel a sense of achievement after just one lesson. 

Thursday 11AM

Spelling Sense

Creative spelling fun! Suitable for those who are confident with spelling and those who struggle. We also cover grammar in this class.

Thursday 12PM

Eager Readers Book Club

Discuss and share amazing books – suitable for 9 – 11 year olds.

Thursday 12PM

Animal Care Club

If you have a pet or a pet that you can borrow, this class is all about how to care for a pet. It will cover building a relationship with your pet, how to care for your pet, how to play with your pet, making toys and treats, writing about your pet, celebrating your pet’s birthday, exploring different breeds of different animals and how to cope when a pet dies.

Thursday 1PM

Around the World

Understanding how we are all diffferent but all the same! Fun hands-on Geography for 8 – 12 year olds, which goes into fascinating fun detail about one country at a time – the people, traditions, myths, music, popular culture, landscape and wildlife, food, and more. 

Thursday 4PM

Harry Potter Club

Everything Harry Potter, from spells and potions to wand technique and magical creature care. Fun quizzes, discussions and crafts form the basis of this club.

Thursday 5PM

Music in Motion

Gain confidence, have some fun, learn all sorts of musical skills and sing your heart out. 

FRIDAY

Friday 10AM

Exploring Science

A fun Science class with lots of experiments and hands-on science. This is great for 10 – 12 year old Science enthusiasts and for older children (12 – 14) who are preparing or just starting GCSE Science. Pre-GCSE Science skills in a fun way!

Friday 10AM

Story Explorers

Picture Book club for young readers. This club focuses on one brilliant picture book every 4 – 6 weeks, to inspire a love of reading and confdence to read. Lots of fun activities to help understand characters, story themes, setting etc.

Friday 10AM

Explore, Create, Express!

Weekly session with our Play Therapist, Carol. Learn to express emotions, breathe through difficult emotions, use affirmations and feel good. Each week the children go on a therapeutic journey and use this journey to then express their emotions using  a variety of resources.

Friday 10AM

Pottery Club

Pottery club aimed at beginners. We will be using air dried clay to learn a variety of skills and techniques. We will use hand building techniques to create pots, plaques, animals and sculptures.

Friday 11AM

Earth Warriors

If you are passionate about helping to save our planet – this is the club for you! Explore what is happening in the world, have fun upcycling, working in small groups and learning what you can do to make the world a better place. 

Friday 12PM

Herbology

Learn how to forage safely and enjoy a different foraging trip every week in preparation for making something amazing during the class! A great way to learn about plants and their amazing benefits.

Friday 1PM

Kitchen Sink Science

Amazing hands-on science! Weekly experiments using what you have at home.

Friday 1PM

Exploring Art

This class allows children to explore art with a hands-on and relaxed approach. It is suitable for all abilities of artist as each artist will be working at his or her own level on the skills and techniques that they will be exploring each week. There will be the chance to look at some  famous and not so famous artists and to draw and paint in the style of those artists as well as creating your own artistic creations!  Learn about colour, form, light and enjoy having a go!