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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 for Infants 8:30am
  • Visits to Baptist church, Sikh Gurdwara, Nature Reserve, Twycross Zoo, Crich Tramway Museum, Nottingham Castle, Planet Happy, Wheelgate Park, Heage Windmill, Denby Pottery; National Film Festival
  • DCFC Football Club, Basketball, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Sports Partnership coaching, Balance Bikes, Bikeability
  • Theme days - World Book Day, World Cup Day; Sunsafe Day
  • Fundraising & supporting Children in Need, Comic Relief, Jeans for Genes, British Legion Poppy Day; World Downs Syndrome Day
  • 'Travel Smart' & 'Bike to School' weeks with Local Authority
  • Competitions - Easter eggs, Holiday Writing, Easter Hats, Christmas Decorations
  • Sports Thursday with professional Coach, 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, RNLI, Guide Dogs
  • Shows - Christmas Shows, Year 2 Leavers’ Show
  • Christmas Fair; Halloween Disco; Sports Day
  • Taking on responsibility - Head boy & girl, Playtime friends, Lunchtime mini-leaders, School Council
  • Grandparents Lunches
  • Invites to parents for 'Cornerstones' curriculum themes e.g. Memory boxes, Art Gallery, Fitness display, Dinosaur Museum