The weekly recorder groups give pupils the opportunity to learn to play
the recorder. There is also a woodwind ensemble which meets weekly.
The Junior School Choirs and Chamber Choirs are both extremely popular
and have enjoyed success recently at the Northampton Music Festival
A wide variety of individual instrumental lessons
are taught by visiting peripatetic music teachers.
A drama club runs as an after school activity and we arrange a theatre visit for many of our children during the year.
Speech and drama lessons which lead to the English Speaking Board examination are offered to all pupils.
All children participate in our Christmas production, usually a pantomime, encouraging a real team spirit and there are other occasions throughout the year for children to showcase their hard work and talent, as well as numerous sporting fixtures.
Parents’ support and encouragement are always valued at these events.
Sport is taught every day, with swimming lessons every week all year round. Ballet is taught to children in Kits and Squirrels.
Each class teacher arranges at least one out of school visit per term to enhance their pupils’ curricular studies.
An annual activity camp is organised for the whole of the School comprising:
- two days of outdoor activities (including Forest School) for the EYFS and KS1
- three days of physical activities for Year 3
- a three day residential activity camp for Year 4 and Year 5
- a weekly activity camp for Year 6