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What are the benefits of going to after school clubs?

Does your school offer enough different after-school clubs?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. What after-school clubs have you attended, and why?
  2. What is your favourite after-school club, and why?
  3. What after-school club would you love your school to offer, and why?
  4. Are after-school clubs as important as normal lessons, and why?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Extracurricular: activities that you can in school that are not part of your normal school timetable.

Club: a group of people that meet regularly to learn or practise a hobby, skill or educational activity.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

spending time with friends’ and learning, new skills helps children to be confadent and independant

Stretch Yourself...

Write a diary entry imagining the first time you attend a brand new after-school club. What was it like?

Go Create...

Create a piece of art for a new after school club that you know would be popular. Include information for children and parents to persuade.

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