Groups and Clubs

We aim to offer a wide range of opportunities and experiences for our students.

Each of our teachers generously contributes to the corporate life of the school by taking on a number of extra groups and clubs throughout the week.

Club Description When and Where
Fish Club The fish club is an exciting new group  meeting in the innovation hub to maintain and study our fish ecosystem. We clean the tank, study the fish and make sure that all of our marine life is flourishing!
Moana Painting Club Students will be learning a range of skills in painting. This will take place in the multipurpose room on a Wednesday lunchtime. Students will work on one piece of art that they will take home once completed.
Drumming club Students will be learning basic drumming beats and get the chance to practice on the acoustic and electric drum kits. There will be a separate group for Awa and Moana. Drumming club will take place in the music room on Monday and Thursday lunch times.
Glen’s Cafe Children will be running cafe every Thursday lunch time selling hot chocolate, smoothies and brownie.
Guitar Club Students will be learning basic chords and songs that will ready them to perform with the student band in singing assembly. Guitar Club will work in the Innovation Hub.
Games Club We will be playing and learning games, in the library on Wednesday lunchtime.
Poi club Students will learn how to use a poi and eventually use these skills and actions in a song. Ideally it would be students from the kapa haka group so that this poi dance can be used in a performance at the end of the year. However, all are welcome.

Wednesday lunch time in Awa Tahi.

Mindfulness Club Students will work through the ‘Pause, Breathe, Smile’ programme structure and learn the foundations of mindfulness alongside myself & Mrs Bayliss. We will explore what scientific discoveries are emerging in relation to mindfulness and brainstorm how it relates to the Glenavon Mindset and our lives outside of school.
Chess club We will work on correct positioning, names of the pieces and chess piece attack and defense games. When students have mastered the layout and the value of each piece we will learn about strategies and sacrifice. Wednesday lunchtime in Rm 4.
Craft Club Each Wednesday at lunchtime, students will work together to create a range of different exciting and creative crafts. Paper crafts, scrapbooking, drawing and more! This is just a snapshot of what will happen each week in craft club.
Dance Club Students will learn dancing skills and practise dance moves by watching dance videos from different cultures.
Video Notices Everyday our video notices crew meet at lunchtime to film our notices which go up on YouTube and across the school daily.
Keyboard Club Students will be learning basic chords and songs that will ready them to perform with the student band in singing assembly. Keyboard Club will be in the innovation hub on Tuesday lunchtimes.
Awa Gardening Club Awa students have the opportunity to come and do some gardening during their Friday lunchtime. They will be helping with the weeding and harvesting vegetables that are ready to eat.
Library/Book Group Thursday lunchtime for general browsing and highlighting new titles. Book club is in Room 5.
Moana Art Club Students will be learning a range of skills with visual art from scrap booking to painting. This will take place in the multipurpose room on a Thursday lunchtime.