Access Keys:

 
 
Castle Gardens Primary School, Newtownards
School Closed For Summer School is now closed for the summer. Pupils will return on Tuesday 27th August @ 8.45am.
open new window
pause
play

Extra Curricular

 
 
 

Extra-curricular activities are an important part of life in Castle Gardens as we aim to provide opportunities for children to further their skills or interests outside the classroom.

After School Clubs

At Castle gardens we offer an extensive range of after school for pupils in Primary 4 to Primary 7 that are provided by teachers as well as qualified instructors and tutors.

The sporting clubs that we offer include:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Ju-Jitsu
  • Cheerleading 
  • Gymnastics 

Our school teams participate in local leagues and cups competitions as well as in friendly fixtures.

The creative clubs that we offer include:

  • Choir
  • Languages
  • Cookery
  • Scripture Union
  • Gardening
  • Art

We also offer music tuition primarily for violins, flutes and recorders and we have also been offer tuition for other instruments including saxophones.

 

Block 2 Clubs

Clubs will resume next week, w/c 14th January. There are several new clubs on offer this term.

  • Art for P1 and P2 pupils on Tuesdays replacing cookery
  • Dodgeball for P1 to P3 pupils on Wednesdays to replace football
  • Dance for P1 to P7 pupils on Thursdays to replace gymnastics
  • Ready for Anything for P1 to P7 pupils on Fridays.

The following is a full list of clubs that we offer this term. A letter was sent home on Monday 7th January with further information. Innformation about signing up as well a flyers and permission notes will be sent home throughout this week or can be accessed via links on our website.

Monday

Games Galore, P1 & P2 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Miniversity, P1 & P2 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Miniversity, P3 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Hockey, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Tennis, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm From Monday 21st   January

Drama, P5 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Tuesday

Art, P1 & P2 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Football, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Wednesday

Lego/Clay, P1 to P3 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Dodgeball, P1 to P3 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Dodgeball, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Choir, P4 to P7 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Lego/Clay, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Thursday

Dance, P1 to P3 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Dance, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Gardening, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm From Monday 11th   March

Scripture Union, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Rugby, P5 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Friday

Ready for Anything, P1 to P3 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Ready for Anything, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

Ju-jitsu, P2, P3 pupils, 2pm to 3pm

Ju-jitsu, P4 to P7 pupils, 3pm to 4pm

 

Clubs will be running during the following weeks.

Please note that some clubs have slightly different arrangements and these will be communicated by the person in charge of the club. Tennis and Gardening for example both have later start dates.  

w/c 14th, 21st, 28th January

w/c 4th, 11th, 25th February

w/c 11th, 18th, 25th March

w/c 1st, 8th, 29th April

w/c 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th May

 

No clubs in the following weeks:

w/c 18th February – half-term week

w/c 4th March – parent interview week

w/c 15th, 22nd April – Easter holidays

 

No clubs on the following days:

Friday 15th February – Last day of term, 1pm finish

Friday 12th April – Last day of term, 12pm finish

Monday 6th May – Bank Holiday

Friday 24th May – School Development Day

Monday 27th May – Bank Holiday

Tuesday 28th May – School Development Day

Building Together for the Future

 

After-School Clubs on Offer

Monday

  • P4 to P7 Tennis
  • P1 to P7 Miniversity
  • P5 to P7 Drama
  • P5 to P7 Hockey
  • P1 & P2 Games

Tuesday

  • P4 to P7 Football
  • P7 Revision

Wednesday

  • P4 to P7 Choir
  • P2 & P3 Football
  • P1 to P7 Dodgeball
  • P1 & P2 Art Club
  • P1 to P7 Lego & Clay Club

Thursday

  • P1 to P7 Gymnastics
  • P1 to P7 Dance
  • P4 to P7 Gardening
  • P4 to P7 Scripture Union
  • P5 to P7 Rugby  

Friday 

  • P2 to P7 Ju-jitsu 
  • P1 to P7 Ready for Anything