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Extra Curricular

We strive to provide a wide variety of activities that ensure all our children want to come to school, and are enthusiastic about learning!

Here are some of the extra opportunities that have been available to our children!

  • After school & lunch clubs, football, dodgeball, gymnastics
  • Early Bird Drop Off, Afternoon Pre-School Sessions
  • Visits to Horsley church, Sikh Gurdwara, Baptist Church, Nature Reserve, Twycross Zoo, Sudbury Hall, National Space Centre, Planet Happy, Wheelgate Park, Heage Windmill, Denby Pottery
  • DCFC Football Club, Basketball, Cheerleading,Gymnastics, Sports Partnership coaching, Balance Bikes.
  • Theme days - World Book Day, Numeracy Days, World Cup Day
  • Fundraising & supporting Children in Need, Comic Relief, Jeans for Genes, British Legion Poppy Day and our ‘School Fund’ project.
  • 'Travel Smart' & 'Bike to School' weeks with Local Authority
  • Competitions - Easter eggs, Writing, Easter Hats, Christmas Decorations
  • Sports Day, Daily 'Wake & Shake'/Brain Gym, Dough Disco, Squiggle Whilst you Wriggle
  • Visiting Faiths speakers for assemblies
  • Visits and talks from Ripley Fire Fighters, Belper Police, Road Safety, Health Visitors, Local people
  • Shows - Christmas Shows, Year 2 Leavers’ Show
  • Christmas Fair - Valentines and Halloween Discos
  • Taking on responsibility - Head boy & girl, Playtime friends, Lunchtime mini-leaders, School Council
  • Grandparents Lunches
  • Outside Numeracy Learning Days
  • Invites to parents for 'Cornerstones' curriculum themes e.g. Memory boxes, Art Gallery, Fitness display