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Greystoke Primary School

Icold Road Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0TP

01768483572

admin@greystoke.cumbria.sch.uk

Welcome to our After School Club full of diverse experiences to investigate, explore, relax and play! We have a brilliant time getting involved in adult-led and child-initiated planned activities to ensure that our club is an exciting and enjoyable  place to be- ready for us to develop skills and most importantly have fun!

Our After School Club runs every night from 3:30pm until 5:15pm and is open for all ages throughout school at a cost of £7.50 per week- for this fee your child will be able to attend any night or every night of the school week!

Our activities range from creations and crafts to games and cooking and from competitions and sports to shows and performances- a range of extra opportunities are also planned and provided for each night so that our club is full of different things to get involved in. 

 

Each week is themed to coincide with a range of events and occurrences in our world today including Valentines Day, Easter, St Patrick's Day, Sport Relief and Children in Need. This helps us to learn about the world around us and current goings on in our area. We also venture to explore different areas of learning through multiple subject areas with weekly themes such as; the Vikings, countries around the world, gardening in the outdoor area, dinosaurs and musical performances.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

After School Club have really been getting into the Christmas spirit over the last two weeks and as you can see we are all very excited as the countdown to the big day gets closer. We have had lots of fun getting busy in Santa's workshop, baking chocolate brownies and Christmas shaped shortbread biscuits. We've also been getting creative making snowmen, pine cone and salt-dough decorations for our trees at home. The week ended with a drama night based around the story of 'The Snowman'- lots of brilliant actors and actresses shined bright as we performed the story using freeze frames.

What a fantastic time we have had!

After School Club Christmas Party!

A merry time was had by everyone at the After School Club Christmas party tonight! We began with a delicious buffet as we enjoyed a Christmas singalong. Then after our feast we had fun getting involved in lots of party games including pass the parcel, Run Run Rudolph, Don't Wake Santa, Christmas shapes and a dance competition- it was very tricky to pick a winner! We are now all feeling very festive, 14 sleeps until Christmas...

Christmas is Coming

HO HO HO!

Christmas has arrived at After School Club...
This week the children have had great fun getting into the festive spirit each evening and the highlight of the week was building a real-life Santa's workshop with a grotto painted by the children themselves. We've also been busy playing Christmas bingo, making Santa handprint Christmas cards and creating snow globes which feature the children inside!

Autumn Animals...

With the icy winds and frosty mornings it really has felt like autumn and this week at After School Club we have been getting involved with all kinds of activities and games about autumn animals. Together we created spiky hedgehog bread and paper plate foxes then during drama night the children performed the story of 'The Little Red Hen' as a play. This evening we braved the cold weather as we embarked on an autumn animal scavenger hunt- discovering badgers, hedgehogs, deer, squirrels, pheasants, owls and foxes around the playground. What a great week.

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November...

Bonfire Night celebrations at After School Club this week included making delicious toffee pears, outdoor firework dancing and creating a range of bright, sparkly firework pictures!

Halloween Disco

A 'spooktacular' time was had by all at the Halloween Disco in the Village Hall tonight! The EYFS and KS1 children danced the night away in some FANTASTIC costumes accompanied by glowing jewelry and were later joined by the KS2 children. We all had fun playing lots of Halloween games including corners, musical pumpkins, broomstick races and toilet roll mummies! Once the mummies were complete they danced down the catwalk in a Halloween parade. Later on, homemade pumpkin soup with rolls, mandarin pumpkins and witch’s cauldron chocolate pudding was devoured after a spooky conga around the hall. We concluded the evening by collecting party bags to take home. Happy Halloween everyone!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 

'Autumn'

An autumn themed week at After School Club involved making a deliciously tasty apple crumble, embarking on an autumn scavenger hunt, creating pine cone hedgehogs and baking sparkly pasta jewelry.

And they all lived happily ever after...

Over the past weeks After School Club have been very busy creating a range of fairy tale themed crafts to make a wonderful display full of all of their favourite stories. Along the way the children have made a giant story book complete with flying pages, a huge sparkly dragon, Cinderella's pumpkin carriage and Rapunzel's tall tower. In addition, everyone had great fun embarking on a hunt to find Cinderella's missing glass slipper, baking the real-life gingerbread man and devouring a Three Bear's porridge picnic.

 

The children have a fantastic time and are eager to share their experiences and opinions of our After School Club-

Guestbook

Please feel free to sign our guestbook and leave a comment. Thank you- Miss Walton, ASC Leader.

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