We offer a broad range of extra curriculum activities that are free to attend and are run by school staff – please see below for a wide range of options available.
Each term children are given a clubs list so they can sign up to the clubs they would like to join.
Choir is run by Miss Greenslade and operates twice a week from 15:20-16:20. This year, we have given the children the opportunity to enjoy choir in smaller groups and so there is a year 3/4 choir and a year 5/6 choir. All sessions begin with a vocal warm up and physical activity to make the children relaxed and ready to sing. The children sing songs across many different genres and from all around the world - there is even a song in part Swahili during the autumn term which will really test the children’s skills! There are many exciting events that the children are able to take part in including: the Young Voices O2 event, carol singing at residential care homes, and even the end of year South East Essex Junior music festival. Miss Greenslade has many creative ideas for this school choir this year and is very excited for upcoming events.
We welcome both girls and boys from all year groups. Netball clubs gives every child a chance to experience and enjoy every position within the team. We will practice and develop a range of Invasion game skills, which can be transferred to many other sports. Playing netball within a team will also allow the children to develop their confidence, improve their fitness and enhance their communication skills. We compete in netball competitions against local schools, and members of our club will be chosen to represent Kents Hill Junior School in these games.
Throughout Art club we will be practising how to use a variety of different artistic skills whilst completing pieces of fantastic art work. We will be looking at a number of different artists that will influence our pieces of art whilst also exploring how to improve our knowledge and use of these skills.
We also have some clubs which are run by outside agencies (which do require a fee).
Football- paid club
Kick Rounders- paid club
Tennis - paid club
At Kents Hill, we are fortunate to have two different activities run every day by members of our Sports Partnership team. These activities give all pupils in every year group the opportunity to participate in some more unfamiliar sports that they may never have played before. It also provides our pupils with opportunities to be as active as possible during their lunchtimes. Some of these activities and games include:
Fitness Circuit : A range of equipment is used to provide children with short bursts of activity to get their hearts pumping.
Boxercise: Using specialist equipment such as boxing gloves and pads, children are taught specific boxing techniques such a ‘jab’ and ‘cross’.
Dodgeball: A favourite of many at Kents Hill. Dodgeball mixes teamwork skills with strategic play to ensure that they have as many members of their team in tact as possible.
Boccia: A similar game to bowls whereby the pupils need to through or roll coloured balls as close to a smaller ball or jack. This game is professionally played by physically disabled athletes.