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After School Clubs

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Early Morning Club (Mon-Fri from 7:55am)

Our school operates a very popular Early Morning Club from 7:55am every morning.  Pupils can arrive from 7:55am until 8:40am, Monday to Friday, before heading to their classes. At Early Morning Club pupils can enjoy tabletop games, arts and crafts, practical activities, and active games.  Places can be booked in advance at a very small cost using our online booking system. 

After-School Care (Mon-Fri 2:00pm-5:00pm)

Our school also offers an After-School Care programme available from 2:00pm until 5:00pm Monday to Friday.  Here pupils can enjoy arts and crafts, games, outdoor time, play or even time to complete their homework.  We also host special events such as visits from music specialists, arts and craft specialist and sporting coaches After-School Care can be booked in advance at a small cost using our online booking system.

We also offer several holiday schemes which pupils can attend during their school holidays.

Teacher Led Clubs

These After-School Clubs are all led by our teaching staff and are free to attend. 
  • Hockey

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    Who?
    Mrs Charles & Mrs Noble
    When?
    (Monday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Hockey Club is for both boys and girls in P5. Pupils have the opportunity to improve their hockey skills and there are a number of tournaments which take place against other schools throughout the year.
    Where?
    Mrs Noble’s Room
    For?
    Primary 6 & 7 Until Easter then Primary 5
    Bring?
    Suitable outdoor PE kit and shoes
    Monday, Boys, Girls
  • Drama Club

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    Who?
    Mrs McCormick
    When?
    (Thursday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Pupils enjoy a variety of drama activities
    Where?
    Mrs McCormick's Room
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    N/A
    Thursday, Boys, Girls
  • Senior Choir

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    Who?
    Mrs Gillespie & Mrs Ward
    When?
    (Wednesday- 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Londonderry Primary School loves its music. We have two choirs who perform at least three times every year. The Junior Choir is for children in P2-P4 and the Senior Choir is for P5-P7. Our performances include a Harvest Celebration, a Carol Service and an Easter Celebration. We also enjoy being asked every Christmas to perform outside of school.
    Where?
    Music Room (Outside mobile)
    For?
    Members Only
    Bring?
    Choir words each week
    Wednesday, Boys, Girls
  • Tag Rugby

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    Who?
    Mrs Lowry & Mrs Dunlop
    When?
    (Wednesday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Tag rugby, or flag rugby, is a non-contact team game in which each player wears a belt that has two velcro tags attached to it, or shorts with velcro patches. This club for for both Boys & Girls
    Where?
    Mrs Lowry's Room
    For?
    P6 & P7 (20 places)
    Bring?
    P.E. Kit suitable for in & outdoors
    Wednesday, Boys, Girls
  • Digital Technology Club

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    Who?
    Mr Adams
    When?
    (Wednesday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Use iPads during each session and explore the creative power the devices have to offer. We will learn how to use tool such as iMovie to create motion pictures. We will explore tools such as Scratch and write computer programmes using the fun and interactive applications.

    P4 only, with P5,P6 and P7 classes later in the year.
    Where?
    N/A
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    N/A
    Wednesday, Boys, Girls
  • Scripture Union

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    Who?
    Mrs Hamilton
    When?
    (Monday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Come along for...Fun and Fellowship, Games, Praise, Bible Stories and Verses, Visiting Speakers. Come and hear new people talking about their lives and what God means to them!
    Where?
    Mrs Hamilton's Room
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7 (30 places)
    Bring?
    N/A
    Monday, Boys, Girls
  • Football (Boys Only)

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    Who?
    Mr Barr
    When?
    (Thursday - 3pm - 3:50pm)
    What?
    Football is played during the first two terms of the school year. Boys from P6 and P7 are welcome to participate. The school team plays in the Newtownards and District Primary Schools Football League which encompasses schools from Comber and Dundonald as well as Newtownards. In addition to the eleven-a-side league there are 7-a-side and 5-a-side competitions.
    Where?
    Mr Barr’s Room
    For?
    P6 & P7 Boys (20 per group)
    Bring?
    P.E. Kit suitable for outdoors, Waterproof jacket, Woolly hat
    Thursday, Boys
  • Netball

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    Who?
    Mrs Weir & Mrs Dunlop
    When?
    (Thursday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Netball Club is for girls in P6 and P7. We meet once a week for practice and play lots of matches and participate in two tournaments throughout the year. We came first in a recent tournament at West Winds Primary School.
    Where?
    Mrs Weir’s Room
    For?
    P6 & P7 Girls
    Bring?
    P.E. Kit suitable for in & outdoors
    Monday, Girls
  • Art

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    Who?
    Mr Robinson
    When?
    (Thursday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Pupils enjoy a variety of Art activities
    Where?
    Mr Robinson's Room
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    N/A
    Thursday, Girls, Boys
  • African Drums

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    Who?
    Mrs Bingham
    When?
    (Monday - 3pm - 3:45pm)
    What?
    Pupils learn how to play African drums
    Where?
    Computer Suite
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    N/A
    Monday, Girls, Boys
  • Outdoor Learning Club

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    Who?
    Mrs Hutton
    When?
    (Selected Monday's - 3pm - 3:45pm) - Please check with school office
    What?
    Pupils help make our school eco friendly
    Where?
    Mrs Hutton's Room
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    N/A
    Monday, Girls, Boys
  • Junior Choir

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    Who?
    Mrs Gillespie & Mrs Hamilton
    When?
    (Thursday - 2pm - 2:30pm)
    What?
    Londonderry Primary School loves its music. We have two choirs who perform at least three times every year. The Junior Choir is for children in P2-P4. Our performances include a Harvest Celebration, a Carol Service and an Easter Celebration. We also enjoy being asked every Christmas to perform outside of school.
    Where?
    Music Room (Outside mobile)
    For?
    Members Only
    Bring?
    Choir words each week
    Wednesday, Boys, Girls

Externally Led

These activities are led by outside agencies and therefore occur a small fee to attend. 
  • Ju-Jitsu

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    Who?
    Sensi Pettigrew
    When?
    (Tuesday - 3:10pm - 4:10pm)
    What?
    The World Ju-Jitsu Federation (Ireland) will be running a club in the school hall on Tuesdays from 3.10 – 4.10pm. The club is open to children aged 5 to 11 years and costs £4 per week.
    Where?
    N/A
    For?
    N/A
    Bring?
    N/A
  • Guitar Tuition

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    Who?
    Mr Moan
    When?
    (Monday - During School Hours)
    What?
    This is where the adventure begins… Take your first steps into the exciting world of Guitar playing, guided by the talented tutor, Mr Moan
    Where?
    N/A
    For?
    P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    Guitar (Can be rented or purchased at a very reasonable price from Mr Moan)
    Monday, Extended School, Boys, Girls
  • Intrusment Tuition

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    Who?
    Various
    When?
    (Tuesday - During School Hours)
    What?
    On a Tuesday afternoon you will find a range of musical tuition in school for pupils in P4 and above. We offer violin, cello, drums, flute and clarinet lessons. Every child receiving music lessons is a member of our school orchestra.
    Where?
    School Meeting Room
    For?
    P4, P5, P6 & P7
    Bring?
    Instruments will be provided by L.P.S
    Tuesday, Extended School, Boys, Girls
Allocation of Clubs:

  • Tag Rugby – limited to 20 places trials will be held
  • Football – all pupils will take part throughout the year. They may be given a term in which to attend depending on numbers.

Attendance: Football – miss 3 and the place will be given to another pupil

Collection: All children to be collected from the infant playground. If you require your child to walk home written permission will be necessary and given to the teacher in charge of the club which your child is attending.

Where to find us

Londonderry Primary School
Glenbrook Road
Newtownards
Co Down
BT23 4EY
T: 028 9181 4325
F: 028 9182 3827

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