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Programme

Spring 2019

KS4 Co-Curricular

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Dear students, Welcome to the spring 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 15-17 THURSDAY – pages 18-21 FRIDAY – pages 22-24 3


ACTIVITY 1

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ACTIVITY 2

Priority Activities: String Orchestra (13.00-13.40 in MU8) Answering Back: Creative Writing Club (Blyth) Politics Club (Pol1) Top University Programme (Old Ref) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Drama Production Rehearsals (Theatre) Swim Training (Pool) Tea time recitals (various) Geography Society (Ge1) Future Innovators (Ch2) Volleyball (C. Hall) Football (Meet at C.Hall) MedSoc (E1) Farm Club (Bothy) Basketball (17.30-18.30 in C.Hall)

Priority Activities: Junior Strings (MU8) Baroque Ensemble (MU2) Tennis (13.15-14.15 meet at C.Hall) Sports Leaders: Theory (13.15-14.15 meet in C.Hall) Farm Club (Bothy)

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

Maths Society (M4) Technical Theatre (Theatre) Coding Club (DT2) 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

ACTIVITY 2

T H U R S

Priority Activities: Concert Band (13.15-14.15 in MU1) Production Rehearsals - Principals (13.15-14.15 in Theatre) Y9-13 Hockey Goal Keeping (13.15-14.15 meet at C.Hall) Table Tennis (C.Hall) Sports Leaders: Practical (13.15-14.15 at St Mark’s Primary) Song Writing Club (MU2) Coding Club (ICT) Farm Club (Bothy)

Priority Activities: Roedean Orchestra (Chapel) Formula 24 Electric Car (DT Machine and Computer Rooms) Farm Club (Bothy) Badminton (20.00-21.00)

Academic Mentoring Drop in (E1) Farm Club (Bothy)

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Priority Activities: Duke of Edinburgh (ICT) Roedean Academic Lectures (Theatre) Lacrosse (Meet at C.Hall) Trampolining (13.15-14.15 in C.Hall) Guitar Ensemble (MU8) Greek Club (CL2) Farm Club (Bothy)

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Monday

Lunchtime

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.

ANSWERING BACK: CREATIVE WRITING

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

8 and above

LOCATION: Blyth RUN BY:

Ms Peters

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. Working towards the exciting new Roedean Anthology, Answering Back.

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Monday

Lunchtime

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.

TOP UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

10–13

LOCATION: Old Ref RUN BY:

Ms Boobis

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.

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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.

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.

GEOGRAPHY SOCIETY TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: Ge1 RUN BY: Sheriff

Atlanta and Sophia, with Mr

This is a society for those with an academic interest in Geography. The society discusses current affairs, big geographical questions eg ‘What would the world be like without borders?’ and specific issues brought by pupils. Come along and ignite your passion for geography! 8


Monday

After School

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.

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 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

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!

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. 10


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.

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. 11


Tuesday

Lunchtime

TENNIS

TIME:

Activity 1 (13.15-14.15)

YEARS:

10-13

LOCATION: Meet at C-Hall RUN BY:

Miss Cheeseman

Get yourself ready for Wimbledon Season with tennis. Improve your skills, play matches and get fit too. Please wear appropriate PE kit for this club.

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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!

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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.

CRICKET

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Carter and Miss Cheesman

If you would like to develop your bowling, batting, keeping and fielding then this club might be for you. This activity is used as a pre-season net session including a variety of fun competitive sessions, including dive catching on to crash mats and lots of enjoyable indoor games.

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Wednesday

Lunchtime

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!

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.

CODING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: DT2 RUN BY:

Mr Rous

Coding is creating! Come and learn how to make apps, games and websites. You will work on your own projects with help to develop your computer programming skills. You should also attend if you’ve been invited to take part in the TCS Computing Competition. 15


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. 16


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

CODING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: ICT RUN BY:

Mr Homer

Coding is creating! Come and learn how to make apps, games and websites. You will work on your own projects with help to develop your computer programming skills. You should also attend if you’ve been invited to take part in the TCS Computing Competition.

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!

SONG WRITING CLUB

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: MU2 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. 18


Thursday

Lunchtime

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.

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. 19


Thursday

Lunchtime

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!

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. The coach will perfect your technique and focus on strategies and tactics to outwit your opponents. Team players will remain until 21:30. 21


Friday

Lunchtime

THE ROEDEAN ACADEMIC LECTURES

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Theatre/Old Ref RUN BY:

Mr Harrison

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 and posters for this term’s schedule.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD (CHECK NOTICEBOARDS FOR WEEKS 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.

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. 22


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!

LACROSSE

TIME:

Activity 1

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: Meet at C.Hall RUN BY:

Miss Wakelin

Lacrosse was first introduced at Roedean in 1902! Come along and learn the basic skills of this historic game and recreate Roedean sporting history! Beginners welcome, as well as those lucky enough to have played this exciting sport before.

TRAMPOLINING

TIME:

13.15-14.15

YEARS:

7-13

LOCATION: C.Hall RUN BY:

Mr Carter and Miss Sparkes

A club for all abilities: beginners and experienced - come along and have a bounce! Learn different moves that you can put into small sequences to create your own routines! Book up quickly as there are limited spaces for this club. 23


Friday

After School

ACADEMIC MENTORING DROP IN

TIME:

Activity 2

YEARS:

9-10

LOCATION: E1 RUN BY:

Ms Boobis

This is an opportunity for anyone participating in the Academic Mentoring Project to come and get advice and support as they work on their independent projects. If you are not part of Academic Mentoring, but wish to complete an independent project of your choosing, you may also come along to get advice, or just to showcase your work.

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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.

Coming Soon ROEDEAN PUBLICITY TEAM

TIME:

TBC

YEARS:

7–13

LOCATION: TBC RUN BY:

Miss Boles

You will be trained up in photography techniques so that you are able to take high quality photographs for your own projects, as well as to document events going on in school. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in photography or media.

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