School Clubs 

These are many and varied and clearly enrich a child's school life. They include Art and Craft, Chess, Choir and Music Club, Computer, Debating Society, Drama, Fencing, Football, Golf, Hip Hop, Judo, Languages, Netball, Recorders, Gardening, School’s Council and Tai Chi.

The availability of clubs does vary from time to time. They may be dependent on the season or on the availability of a tutor. Up to date information on what clubs are running at any one time is available from the school.

Such activities are voluntary and generally open to pupils in the middle and upper primary departments.

 

School Council

What is a school council?

It is a body of children voted in from each class as a representative of the whole class.

Why do we have a school council?

It is important for the children to be able to have a voice in school and a means of putting forward their ideas and contributions as to how we can improve together. Children often listen more to other children and are more willing to share their ideas with class representatives. The school council presents ideas, thinks of new ideas and may be asked to be involved in other areas of the school such as the FAB team on environmental issues or interviewing new staff members as a part of the process.

When does it meet?

The school council meets once a week during one of the assembly times. Mrs While, a teacher, is a facilitator of the council and acts as a liaison to staff, carrying forward the school council’s ideas. The children run the meetings; have their own chair that sets the agenda, a secretary and a minute taker. Mrs While is there for them to query items with or to ask whether what they are saying is feasible – she does not run the council, the children do those themselves.

What does the council achieve?

The children have led on fundraising initiatives, ideas about improving the curriculum, outdoor play and equipment, revamping the children’s toilets and health promoting activities in school and attempting to improve parent parking by printing children’s thoughts in newsletters.

Community Links

Junior Cricket at Irby Cricket Club

Training for Under 9s, 11s and 13s on Fridays at 6 p.m.

£40 membership with no match or training fees.

No experience necessary. All equipment provided.

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Dance Class run by Toucan Dance Company

Pensby Sport Complex, Irby Road, CH61 6XN

Commercial Street Dance

Ages 6 to 12

Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m.

£4 per class

Sibling discounts available

To book: phone 07581 016489 or email

Toucan Dance Wirral Facebook page


We work in close partnership with JM Sport, who deliver expert games skills weekly, in curriculum time, for every class, as well as special sporting competitive days. In addition JM provide lunch clubs and after school clubs for all age groups. Click on to the JM link below and select Key Stage 1 for reception to year 2, or Key stage 2 for Year 3 and year 4. You can look and book ahead for your child for the whole year!

www.jmsportscoaching.com/school-clubs/location/barnston/clubs


Brio Leisure run Holiday Fun events at Neston Recreation Centre

www.brioleisure.org/at-brio/juniors/holiday-fun