Bidborough School has many clubs available to the children.
Some clubs are run internally and others use outside agencies, all details can be obtained from the school office.
Archery and Fencing
Archery and fencing is run independently and takes place after school. The activities will alternate each week.
Kit: own clothes with trainers
Speed Stacking takes place after school and is a sport of fitness, agility, concentration and quickness. Speed stacking involves stacking 9 or 12 specially designed cups in pre-determined sequences as fast as you can. The cups are specially designed to allow for faster times. Sequences are usually pyramids of 3, 6 or 10 cups. Search the web to see the record breaking competition cycle.
Gymnastics club is run independently and takes place before school.
FootballAll football sessions are delivered independently by MSporti and take place after school.
Kit: football kit including shin pads.
Multi-SportsAll multi-sports sessions are delivered independently by MSporti and take place after school. They are happy to adapt sports to popular demand.
Kit: sports/ PE kit.
French - La Jolie Ronde
Fun French classes which run independently and take place in school at lunchtime. They follows the award-winning La Jolie Ronde programme, learning through songs, games, drama, role-play, art and craft, rhymes and stories. All pupils have their own French book and CD and certificates are awarded on completion of each programme. To find out more please email Rachel Johnson on firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about La Jolie Ronde, please visit www.lajolieronde.co.uk/parents
Netball Club is open to girls and boys in Year 5 and 6 and takes place after school.
The children learn basic skills and techniques as well as being gradually introduced to the complex rules of the game. Most sessions start with a fun warm-up, before focusing on skills which the children are then encouraged to apply when they play a practice game. Two teams, A and B, are entered in the Tunbridge Wells primary school league which plays all its matches during the Autumn and Spring terms at the Skinners Kent Academy.
Kit: PE Kit or tracksuit
All cricket sessions are delivered independently, after school by qualified ECB coaches.
The skills involved include batting, bowling plus fielding.
Fitness training is included with SAQ drills (Speed, Agility,Quickness).
Pupils are also given information on the 'Laws of Cricket' plus captaincy and team tactics.
Kit: Cricket whites or PE kit. Extra drink
Ballet is delivered independently and takes place before school.
Kit: Appropriate clothing, e.g. leotard, ballet shoes.
Street Dance is run independently and takes place after school.
Kit: comfortable clothing.
Sing together and prepare for some very special performances. Choir takes place in school at lunchtime.
Hockey takes place after school and involves a few weeks for a taster before the inter-school competition.
Kit: PE kit, shin pads, mouth guard (optional)
Christian Mindfulness Colouring
Christian Mindfulness Colouring takes place at lunch time. It is a time of calmness and an opportunity to talk to other children while colouring. Sessions are linked to aspects of emotions, school values and wellbeing.
Drama club is open to Years 5 and 6 and takes place after school, culminating in a Christmas panto.