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Programme

Autumn 2018

KS4 Co-Curricular

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Dear students, Welcome to the autumn term KS4 Co-Curricular brochure! All Co-Curricular activities are chosen to help develop your skills and experience in one of six areas: ENGAGEMENT – Determination and Ambition CURIOSITY – Persistence and Reflection COMPASSION – Kindness and Responsibility INDEPENDENCE – Creativity and Inventiveness HAPPINESS – Health in Body and Mind CONFIDENCE – Awareness and Self Esteem Please take the time to browse through this brochure, considering what activities you would like to do, and perhaps activities that are outside your usual comfort zone, or skills set, in order to stretch and challenge you. Aim to choose at least one thing from each area by the end of the year. What will you try next? Please note that PE Activities are likely to change from time to time, so keep an eye on noticeboards. If you see the DofE logo next to an activity, it means that this activity could be used to count towards your DofE Skills, Physical or Volunteering requirement. This is not automatic, though, you would need work with your activity leader to make sure you met the requirements fully. Have a great term! Email: HBO@roedean.co.uk MONDAY – pages 6-10 TUESDAY – pages 11-14 WEDNESDAY – pages 15-18 THURSDAY – pages 19-22 FRIDAY – pages 23-26 3


ACTIVITY 1

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ACTIVITY 2

Priority Activities: String Orchestra (13.00-13.40 in MU8) Gymnastics (13:15-14.15 in C.Hall) Creative Writing Club (Blyth) Sports Leaders: Theory (13.15-14.15 meet in C.Hall) Politics Club (Pol1) Top University Programme (E1) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Drama Production Rehearsals (Theatre) Swim Training (Pool) Tea time recitals (various) Future Innovators in Partnership with the University of Brighton (Ch2) Football (Meet to C.Hall) Volleyball (C.Hall) MedSoc (E1) Farm Club (Bothy) 17.30-18.30 - Basketball (C.Hall) 18.30-19.30 - Karate (C.Hall)

Priority Activities: Junior Strings (MU8) Senior Netball (13.15-14.15 meet in C.Hall) Tour Choir (Chapel) Baroque Ensemble (MU2) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Roedean School Choir (Chapel) Year 9-10 Netball (C.Hall) Senior Hockey (Meet at C.Hall) Year 9-13 Baking with Brighton Cookery School (Keswick Kitchens) Y7-13 Textiles (DT2) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Bronze Duke of Edinburgh (13:15-14:15 in ICT) Maths Society (M4) Song Writing Club (MU8) Technical Theatre (Theatre) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Drama Production Rehearsals (Theatre) Senior Dance Company (Studio 1) Sign Language Club (L2) Farm Club (Bothy) Senior Singers (18.15-19.15) (Chapel)


ACTIVITY 1

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Priority Activities: Concert Band (13.15-14.15 in MU1) Production Rehearsals - Principals (13.15-14.15 in Theatre) Viens Chanter! (L2) Y9-13 Hockey Goal Keeping (13.15-14.15 meet at C.Hall) Sports Leaders: Practical (13.15-14.15 meet at C.Hall) Farm Club (Bothy) Priority Activities: Roedean Academic Lectures (Theatre) Silver Duke of Edinburgh (13.15-14.15) Guitar Ensemble (MU8) Greek Club (CL2) Scrabble Club (E2) Farm Club (Bothy)

ACTIVITY 2 Priority Activities: Roedean Orchestra (Chapel) Formula 24 Electric Car (DT Machine and Computer Rooms) First team Hockey (Meet at C.Hall) Farm Club (Bothy) Badminton (20.00-21.00)

Lifesaving (Swimming Pool) Open Hockey - Team Practice (Meet at C.Hall) Table Tennis (C.Hall) School Newspaper (E1) Farm Club (Bothy)

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Monday

Lunchtime

GYMNASTICS

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Gymnastics Coach

An external coach will be coming into school, coaching you in the mastery of the acrobatic skill of gymnastics.

STRING ORCHESTRA

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: MU8 RUN BY:

Ms Bartlette

Our advanced standard string ensemble for players from throughout the school Grade 5 and above is coached by our Strings’ Specialist. String Orchestra plays in all major concerts and events and also in concerts in the local community. Membership is via audition/invitation.

POLITICS CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: Pol1 RUN BY:

Mr Marchant

This is a forum for all things political. We’ll talk about current affairs, debate salient issues and deepen our knowledge of the major players and forces in politics. This is a great way for Politics students and newcomers to sharpen their understanding of the stormy world of politics. 6


Monday

Lunchtime

CREATIVE WRITING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

8 and above

LOCATION: Blyth RUN BY:

Ms Peters

If you enjoy writing stories, then this club is for you. Learn to create multi-dimensional characters, atmospheric settings and convincing dialogue, with a variety of games and exercises to spark your creativity and learn new skills. Have fun and share your work with fellow writers in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

SPORTS LEADERS AWARD - THEORY

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

9–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Mrs Pittingale

Do you enjoy sport and working with younger children? Then this may be the course for you! The Sports Leaders Award is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful learners to lead safe, purposeful and enjoyable sport/physical activities, under indirect supervision. This course can also lead to achieving coaching qualifications and young officiating awards.

TOP UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: E1 RUN BY:

Various

This is a programme of discussions and projects designed to help develop the high level critical, lateral and creative thinking skills required to succeed at top universities. You will also be mentored in accessing and exploring supracurricular reading linked to your academic interests. 7


Monday

After School

SWIM SQUAD

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Swimming Pool RUN BY:

Miss Hyams

Swim club will take place all year round and is an opportunity for our competitive swimmers to train as a squad to improve technique and fitness in the pool. If you are a keen swimmer and want to be part of our successful squad then do come along.

TEA TIME RECITALS

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: Various RUN BY:

Mr Rous and Ms Bartlette

At various times in the year, musicians will be invited to participate in tea time recitals for an audience of parents, teachers and friends. Look out for this opportunities in the student bulletin and on the music board in main corridor.

FOOTBALL

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Wilson and Miss Sidney

This club welcomes footballers of all abilities. Each week we will improve your football skills whilst having fun through matches and getting involved in competitions such as ‘The Crossbar Challenge’ and penalty shootouts. 8


Monday

After School

FUTURE INNOVATORS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUSSEX UNIVERSITY

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: Ch2 RUN BY:

Mr Ebden and PhD students

Five year 13 students began a research placement with students at Sussex University. You could join them! They will run sessions in which you can develop and test the product they have designed, which is a simple device for testing the composition of breast milk and could revolutionise global neonatal care. This study may become known internationally! Be part of it!

CABARET PRODUCTION REHEARSALS TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: Theatre RUN BY: Ms Austen

Mrs Markey, Ms Fewkes and

This will be a company rehearsal slot for the cast of the whole school production of Cabaret and will be devoted to the dance routines this term – details will be outlined on your rehearsal schedule and your commitment will begin on 31st October.

VOLLEYBALL

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY: Miss Sparkes and Miss Cheesman

Come and play volleyball! Work hard, become a team in a relaxed yet motivational environment. Sessions will include match practice along with some drills and fun fitness! Opportunity to lead the session if desired and develop ideas for the team collectively. 9


Monday

After School

MEDICAL SOCIETY

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: E1 RUN BY:

Mrs Harrison and Ishika A

To support your University Medical applications, develop your passion for aspects of medical science and start you on your path to becoming a student of medicine.

BASKETBALL

TIME:

17:30–18:30

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

External Coach

Come and hone your basketball skills with our experience Basketball coach! A fun and friendly atmosphere and a great way to keep fit as well as make new friends! If numbers are high, we can look into starting Basketball squads and organise some friendly games with other schools.

KARATE

TIME:

18:30–19:30

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Karate Coach

Come and learn self-defence and self-discipline in our karate lessons, taught by an external coach. This is a paid for club – price available on application.

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Tuesday

Lunchtime

JUNIOR STRINGS

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–9

LOCATION: MU8 RUN BY:

Ms Bartlette

This is our special musical group for developing string players, from beginners to Grade 4 standard. Junior Strings plays in some of the major concerts and other informal performances. The emphasis is on having fun playing together whilst learning the skills of playing in an ensemble.

BAROQUE ENSEMBLE

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: MU2 RUN BY:

Mrs Mendes

This group is for recorder and string instrument players of about grade 4 standard and above who would like to explore the delights of Baroque chamber music, involving recorders, violinists, viola players and cellists.

MUSIC TOUR CHOIR

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Chapel RUN BY:

Ms Fewkes

This is an extra rehearsal slot for members of the choir attending the music tour in October half term.

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Tuesday

Lunchtime

SENIOR NETBALL

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

1st Team (11–13)

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Mrs Pittingale/Miss Sparkes

Be ready to be put through your paces and improve your Netball skills. Fast feet and quick thinking will be required as well as excellent team work and knowledge of the fast paced game. You will need to show excellent commitment to the training and there will be regular fixtures.

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Tuesday

After School

ROEDEAN CHOIR

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Chapel RUN BY:

Ms Fewkes

The Choir is the main choral group at Roedean and is also open to members of staff, and the wider Brighton community for our annual Brighton Festival Fringe concert in early May. This is a non-auditioned group and performs a very wide range of music.

NETBALL

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9–10

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Mrs Pittingale/Miss Hyams

Be ready to be put through your paces and improve your Netball skills. Fast feet and quick thinking will be required as well as excellent team work and knowledge of the fast paced game. You will need to show excellent commitment to the training and there will be regular fixtures.

BAKING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9–13

LOCATION: Keswick Kitchens RUN BY:

Brighton Cookery School

Brighton Cookery School will teach you the basics of baking before moving onto more technical baking and the secrets of perfect plating. Perfect for all you budding Mary Berrys and Prue Leiths! 13


Tuesday

After School

TEXTILES CLUB

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: AD2 RUN BY:

Mrs Petit

Come and learn how to create beautiful fabrics to decorate your bedroom, or get involved in the costuming for our school productions this term. This is a great opportunity to be creative, and to focus the mind.

SENIOR HOCKEY TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

11-13

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY: SCH)

Mr Carter, Miss Sidney (NBU/

To be successful at hockey you need good hand eye coordination and fast sprint speed. Therefore if you’re good at sports such as golf or netball, then this might be the sport for you. Each week we will improve your hockey skills with the potential of playing for the school team.

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Wednesday

Lunchtime

BRONZE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD (PARENTAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

9–12

LOCATION: ICT Room RUN BY:

Mr Fieldsend

A Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is recognition of your successful journey of self-discovery and development and is renowned by employers and universities. There are 3 progressive levels; this year we are running the Bronze and Silver Award levels. You can join the Bronze level from Year 9 up, and the Silver level from Year 10 up. Please note that there is a cost element to this activity.

MATHS SOCIETY

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: M4 RUN BY:

Mrs Thomas

This is an opportunity for keen mathematicians to participate in a variety of challenging and creative activities to exercise the brain cells. Explore topology and number theory, solve logic puzzles, create Islamic patterns and more!

SONG WRITING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: MU8 RUN BY:

Ms Rustige

This club will give you the opportunity to write songs to specific briefs, try different approaches and song writing tools, explore lyric writing, analyse great songs and of course get feedback and constructive criticism on your own songs in a friendly environment of writers. There will be performance opportunities at school concerts and demo recordings can be arranged. 15


Wednesday

Lunchtime

TECHNICAL THEATRE

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Theatre RUN BY:

Mr Tostevin

For students who want to learn what it takes to put on a performance. Come learn and play with the theatre Lighting, Sound and Stage equipment and even perhaps help during the Roedean Productions! This is a strongly recommended activity for Drama Scholars.

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Wednesday

After School

CABARET PRODUCTION REHEARSALS TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: Theatre RUN BY: Ms Austen

Mrs Markey, Ms Fewkes and

This will be a company rehearsal slot for the cast of the whole school production of Cabaret and will be devoted to acting and music in alternate weeks this term – details will be outlined on your rehearsal schedule and your commitment will begin on 31st October.

SENIOR DANCE COMPANY

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: Studio 1 RUN BY:

Miss Abaza

Being part of the Roedean Dance Companies gives you the opportunity to perform in and outside of school. We create multiple pieces and also learn to choreograph dances and take part in workshops. To take part you must audition, but it’s nothing too scary! Why not give it a try?

SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: L2 RUN BY:

Miss Cybaniak

Come and learn British Sign Language with a professional BSL trainer. This year, the club will work towards projects that will help the local deaf community to access popular culture. This term will culminate in a signed performance at the Carol Service. 17


Wednesday

After School

SENIOR SINGERS

TIME:

18.15–19.15

YEARS:

9–13

LOCATION: Chapel RUN BY:

Ms Fewkes

The Senior Singers is an advanced choral group for auditioned singers. We perform a wide range of challenging repertoire, with several voice divisions, both a cappella and accompanied music. The repertoire also offers solo opportunities within the ensemble.

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Thursday

Lunchtime

CONCERT BAND

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

9–13

LOCATION: MU1 RUN BY:

Mr Rous

This is a lively group playing music in different styles, with girls from Grade 2 and above welcome. Many in the group are more advanced and lead the ensemble, helping those with less experience. So, if you play woodwind, brass, piano or percussion, then come along!

CABARET PRODUCTION REHEARSALS - PRINCIPALS

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: Theatre RUN BY:

Mrs Markey

This will be a rehearsal slot for the principal cast of the whole school production of Cabaret and will be devoted to sharpening your performance – details will be outlined on your rehearsal schedule and your commitment will begin on 31st October.

HOCKEY GOAL KEEPING

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Carter

For pupils who wish to focus on improving their goal keeping skills in hockey.

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Thursday

Lunchtime

VIENS CHANTER! (COME AND SING)

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: L2 RUN BY:

Miss Thomas

Do you like music? What about French culture? Come and listen to French songs and let out your artistic flair by singing “en français” and writing your own song. À bientôt!

SPORTS LEADERS AWARD - PRACTICAL

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

9–13

LOCATION: St Marks Primary RUN BY:

Mrs Pittingale

Do you enjoy sport and working with younger children? Then this may be the course for you! The Sports Leaders Award is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful learners to lead safe, purposeful and enjoyable sport/physical activities, under indirect supervision. This course can also lead to achieving coaching qualifications and young officiating awards.

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Thursday

After School

ROEDEAN ORCHESTRA

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Chapel RUN BY:

Ms Fewkes

Roedean’s main symphony orchestra, with a repertoire ranging from film and pop to classical greats and challenging concerto movements, performed by our soloists. Wind and string players need to be at least Grade 5 and our percussion section is formed from girls who take lessons, plus other members who are able music readers. Membership is via audition and invitation.

F24 ELECTRIC CAR (AND CAD DESIGN SKILLS) TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-12

LOCATION: DT Machine and Computer Rooms RUN BY: (VA/LB)

Mr Higginson and Mr Ferry

This is an exciting opportunity to help design, build and race an electric car, with a view to racing it against other teams at Goodwood motor circuit in June 2019. This year, you will have the opportunity to complete a course in Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills which will be used to design and build an entirely new electric car based on your ideas. All future engineers welcome!

SQUAD HOCKEY

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

1st Team

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Carter and Mr Burlinson

To be successful at hockey you need good hand eye coordination and fast sprint speed. This is a practice for Roedean’s first team to ensure that these skills are honed and you can work well together as a squad. 21


Thursday

After School

SENIOR BADMINTON

TIME:

20:00–21:00

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Badminton Coach

If you are a competitive badminton player and want to be considered for the team then come along on Thursday evening. The coach will perfect your technique and focus on strategies and tactics to outwit your opponents. Team players will remain until 21:30.

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Friday

Lunchtime

THE ROEDEAN ACADEMIC LECTURES

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Theatre RUN BY:

Various

The Roedean Academic Lectures are a fantastic way to broaden your intellectual horizons, learn how to maximize your chances of academic success. They may include philosophy, psychology, literary topics, specialist learning techniques, global issues, even Quantum Physics. Compulsory for invited scholars. Check bulletin for start date and updates.

SCRABBLE CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

10-11

LOCATION: E2 RUN BY:

Miss Whiteson

If you love words and you love competition then join Scrabble Club!

GUITAR JAZZ ENSEMBLE

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: MU8 RUN BY:

Ms Sadler

This is a musical group for guitars and double bass. Coached by a guitar specialist this ensemble is focusing on the repertoire of the great French jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Performances will be at informal events, lunchtime busking and open mornings. 23


Friday

Lunchtime

CLASSICAL GREEK The difference between learning a modern language and an ancient language is that in first year French you learn “Where is the bathroom?” and “How do I get to the train station?” and in first year Attic Greek or Latin you learn “I have judged you worthy of death” and “The tyrant had everyone in the city killed.”

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: CL2 RUN BY:

Miss Hindle/Mrs Miller

Come and learn Classical Greek! Easier than Latin (in Miss Hindle’s opinion!) but just as awesome to learn and put on a CV. If you enjoy it and are committed we can lead you through to getting your GCSE in Classical Greek- a unique bonus to joining this club!

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Friday

After School

ROEDEAN SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Pool RUN BY:

Mrs Pittingale/BSLSC

Skills, drills and lifesaving training delivered in a fun and exciting way! Instructors from Brighton Surf life Savers Club will run sessions in our pool to help develop your individual and team skills and could help you develop life saving skills.

TABLE TENNIS

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: C-Hall RUN BY:

Miss Cheesman

Come and play table tennis, play singles or doubles against each other! A fun yet competitive club offering a friendly environment to learn new skills and make friends! Please wear PE kit for this club.

OPEN HOCKEY - TEAM PRACTICE

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Carter and Miss Sidney

If you are on one of the school’s hockey teams, this is an opportunity to come along and practice your skills with other Roedean team players.

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Friday

After School

ARTEMISIAN - SCHOOL NEWSPAPER

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-13

LOCATION: E1 RUN BY:

Mr Woodhouse and Ishika A

Newspaper club offers girls an opportunity to express themselves creatively as well as give them an insight into the world of journalism. It’s a friendly environment where girls can improve their writing skills and learn more about areas of interest, through research and discussion.

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Daily

Lunchtime and After School

FARM CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1 and Activity 2

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Bothy RUN BY:

Ms Rose/Mr Fieldsend

Help look after the farm animals and the wildlife habitat.

CHAMBER GROUP

TIME:

tbc

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: tbc RUN BY:

Ms Bartlette

These groups involve one player per part in small groups like string quartets, piano trios, flute quartets amongst many other variations. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your ensemble playing skills and take on some really exciting musical challenges. If you are interested, please contact Ms Bartlette.

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