After School Clubs and Activities

A number of after-school activities are available to our pupils.
Some of these activities are run by the school and other are run independently of the school and any queries should be directed to the individual class instructors.
People who provide private classes on the school premises agree to the Board of Management’s policy for these activities and sign a contract.
They must also familiarise themselves with the relevant school policies.
They are all Garda vetted.
They are responsible for the children at all times while on the premises.

The following schedule is for 2019 / 2020
All bookings, enquiries and payment regarding these classes are to be made directly to the instructor.
Updates and further information on upcoming classes is displayed on the school Facebook page.
Classes will only run if there are sufficient numbers of pupils.
At the end of the school day, pupils will leave the classroom as normal with their class teacher to await collection. The responsibility lies with parents to ensure that their child is aware if they are attending an after school activity.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES (scroll down for more information, prices and times)

Monday:
Yoga with Ciara (not running this term)
French with Carmel

Tuesday:
Bricks Club with Clodagh

Wednesday:
FitKids with Niall,
School Choir with Mrs Lawless

Thursday:
Express Yourself Art Classes with Miss McCann and Miss Gray
Keyboard Classes

Friday:
Dance Classes with Cassandra

Saturday
Junior Einstein’s Science Club

HOMEWORK CLUB

 

 

For pupils in 1st-6th Classes, there is a “Homework Club”, operated by Suzanne on Monday-Thursday after school from 2.40-5.00pm

Places very limited –booking essential Tel: 087 9732798

 

 

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL CARE FOR INFANTS

For Junior and Senior Infant pupils, St Francis NS operates “Infants After School Care” facility on Monday – Friday from 1.40-2.40pm

Registration is essential and all bookings are handled by the school office.  Please call 042 9366993 or email admin@stfrancisns.ie

 

Here are some photos of After School Infant Care this term:

 

 

 

MONDAY:  French with Carmel every Monday

 

 

TUESDAY:  Brickx Club with Clodagh every Tuesday

 

 

WEDNESDAY: FitKids with Niall Teather every Wednesday (for Infants only)  and  School Choir Practice (3rd-6th Classes)

THURSDAY: Creative Keyboards with Sean.

Classes run for three terms in the school year with 10 lessons in each term.
· Fee €120 for 10 lessons.
· Keyboards are supplied for each pupil
· We take children from Junior infants to 6th class.
· Students learn music from grade 1 to grade 8 level.
· A section of each class is dedicated to playing chart hits and favorite tunes.
· Group classes according to age and standard.
· Recognised as a practical instrument for Junior and Leaving cert.
· We are certified by The Victoria College of Music London.
· Each pupil sits a grade exam at the end of the year according to their level.
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Class times:
1.40pm-2.40pm: Jnr/Snr infants
2.40pm-3.40pm: 1st and 2nd class Beginners
3.40pm-4.40 pm: 3rd-6th class Beginners

For more information, please contact Krisha on 087 2022505

 

THURSDAY “Express Yourself” Art Classes (1st-6th Classes) every Thursday

 

FRIDAY  “Phoenix Rising Dance Classes” with Cassandra every Friday

1.40pm-2.40pm: Jnr/Snr infants
2.40pm-3.45pm: 1st to 6th Classes

For more information, please contact Cassandra on 087 619 0917 or email phoenixrisingss@hotmail.com

 

SATURDAY  “Junior Einstein’s Science Club” every Saturday from 12.00-1.00pm

Our Science club is  very hands-on and children get to make and take home something most days including their own SLIME, FOSSILS, MODEL GLIDERS, RAINBOW GLASSES and MORE! They wear Lab coats and goggles!

We are an innovative initiative passionate about bringing a love of science and learning to primary school aged children. Our inclusive, hands-on approach is unique. We are not a science class, the children make and do their own experiments, wearing their lab coats and goggles, using real scientific equipment including a university grade Van Der Graff Generator. Our scientists are Garda cleared and Insured.

The contact person for this group is Maureen Hoey on 0874288278.

Booking can be made online here

 

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In addition, the school premises is used of an evening at various times of year by outside groups for adult classes including:

Tuesday: 7-8pm
Yoga and Mindfulness with Ruth
Tel Ruth 087 267 8125

Thursday: 7-9pm + 8- 9pm
Pilates Fitness Class (adults) with Eileen Hughes.
Tel: 087 2050216

If you are interested in hiring the school premises for classes, please make enquiries at the school office.

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