Extra-Curricular Newsletter 29 March

Extra-Curricular Weekly Newsletter

Thursday 29th March 2018

Don Bosco – Final Reminder

Can all host families please meet in the sports hall on Monday 2nd April at 4.45pm.  Don Bosco are expected at 5.00pm but if anything changes we will text updates out to parents.  In the event of an emergency before Monday please contact the number below:

Tel: 0771 4560836

After School Clubs – Summer 1 Term

Please find attached the extra-curricular activities for the summer term below. Please note, some clubs which are financially unsustainable have been discontinued. We have identified a number of clubs that will only run if a minimum number of students sign up.

  • To book a place on these clubs please visit the college website: www.uppinghamcollege.org.uk
  • Then click on Parent Links, Online Payments and then Clubs and Activities and then simply chose the clubs you wish to pay for.  
  • All Clubs including the free ones must be booked this way as places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Update
The Silver Walking Expedition has been postponed until the Summer Term.  If you have or want a place on this expedition please ensure you notify Mrs Thomas.

The dates for this expedition will be led by the individual Expedition groups. 

Can the Canoeing Expedition groups collect their expedition equipment from the DofE cupboard in the sports hall at 6pm on Monday 2nd April.

After School Clubs 2017/18

Summer 1

Please find the extra-curricular activities for the summer term below. Please note, some clubs which are financially unsustainable have been discontinued. We have identified a number of clubs that will only run if a minimum number of students sign up.

  • To book a place on these clubs please visit the college website: www.uppinghamcollege.org.uk
  • Then click on Parent Links, Online Payments and then Clubs and Activities and then simply chose the clubs you wish to pay for.  
  • All Clubs including the free ones must be booked this way as places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Finally please complete an Annual Parental Consent Form and return it to Student Services or email directly to Lewin_R@ucc.rutland.sch.uk

DAY

              ACTIVITY

DATES

Monday

Sailing Club

  • 3.25pm – 6.00pm at Rutland Water Sports, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL with Mr Lewin.
  • Cost: £60 for a 5 week block.
  • 16 places available on each block
  • Students will be transported to and from Rutland Water Sports Centre at Whitwell and have the opportunity to sail over the 5 week block.  This block will see students work through the RYA Stage 1or RYA Stage 2  course depending on experience.  

 

Summer 1

This is 5 week block of sessions running from Monday 16th April until Monday 21st May. No session on Bank Holiday 7th May.

 

 

Please note:

For these sessions to run we also have to fill 15 places in the group to make it financially viable.

Latin Club

  • 3.25pm – 4.25pm in ML3
  • Cost: Free   
  • 12 places available per block
  • An opportunity for you budding linguists to learn some Latin and at the same time have a bit of fun through games, pair and group work.

(Suitable for D of E Skill Section)

Summer 1

This is 5 week block of sessions running from Monday 16th April until Monday 21st May.

 

Please note:

No session on Bank Holiday 7th May.

Table Tennis Club 

  • 3.25pm - 4.30pm in the Sports Hall at UCC with Coach Mr Arthur.
  • Cost: £20 per block via Wisepay
  • 12 places available.
  • Each week students will be coached on a particular part of the game, as well as playing fun drills, games and matches.

 

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

Summer 1

This is 5 week block of sessions running from Monday 16th April until Monday 21st May.

 

Please note:

No session on Bank Holiday 7th May.

Tuesday

Girls Rugby

  • 3.25pm – 4.30pm on the field with Mr Sievewright
  • Cost: Free
  • Year 7-10
  • This is a training session for all girls who want to be involved in the school teams this year.  Each week the group will work on their fitness, skills and set plays as well as playing practice matches. 

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

Summer 1

This is 6 week block of sessions running from Tuesday 17th April until Tuesday 22nd May.

 

 

Wednesday

Squash Club

  • 3.25pm – 4.30pm at Uppingham School Sports Centre, Leicester Road.
  • Cost: £30 per block via Wisepay.
  • 12 places available for each block.
  • Each week students will be taken down to the courts to play fun drills, games and matches under the tuition of Mr Green our squash coach.

 

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

Summer 1

This is 6 week block of sessions running from Wednesday 18th April until Wednesday 23rd May.

 

Please note:

The College is not able to supervise these sessions directly any more.  Mr Green the coach will therefore be in charge once the students arrive.

 

Students will need to be collected from Uppingham School Sports Centre at 4.30pm.

Adrenaline Alley Club

  • 3.25pm – 5.30pm at Adrenaline Alley, Corby.
  • Cost: £30 per block via Wisepay.
  • 12 places available for each block.
  • This is our club for students that enjoy Skateboarding, Inline Skating and Scooters. 
  • All students must register with Adrenaline Alley and will receive free membership.

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

Summer 1

This is 6 week block of sessions running from Wednesday 18th April until Wednesday 23rd May.

 

 

Please Note: Pick up is either at 5.30pm from Adrenaline Alley or at 6pm at UCC.

Thursday

UCC Contemporary Dance Company

  • 3.30pm - 4.30pm in the Drama Studio.
  • Cost £4.50 per session
  • Learn contemporary and improve your basic ballet technique
  • This class will allow you to improve your technical ability and discover your creativity.  You will be challenged physically and be given tasks to enable you to create your own movement.

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section).

 

 

 

 

Summer 1

This is 6 week block of sessions running from Thursday 19th April until Thursday 24th May.

 

Please Note:  

For these sessions payment is made directly to Rutland Youth Dance Academy.  See Mr Lewin to collect a separate letter for this

 

UCC Dance Crew

  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm in the Drama Studio/Sports Hall.
  • Cost £4.50 per session
  • Street, Commercial and Hip hop dance class.
  • Learn different styles of urban dance with this high energy well established dance crew.  We are open to dancers from year 7 upwards who think they have what it takes!  This crew will perform in events across the academic year.

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

Friday

Fencing Club

  • Fancy learning a new sport, try joining the UCC Fencing Club.
  • 3.25pm – 5.00pm in the Drama Studio with Mr Sharpe.
  • Cost: £30 per block via Wisepay.
  • 12 places available for each block.
  • You will be taught the fundamentals of Epee Fencing including all of the skills required to attain a Grade 1 Epee and possibly even a Grade 2 or 3 depending on individual / group progress.  Experienced fencers will have the opportunity to attain up to the maximum Grade 8 qualification and become competitive fencers if they wish.

(Suitable for D of E Physical Section)

 

Summer 1

This is 6 week block of sessions running from Friday 20th April until Friday 25th May.