Term 2 CCA calendar (15 January - 23 March 2018)
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Day of week
Name of CCAInstructor(s)Time (pm)Location (room number)
Year groups
Max no of studentsBrief description (if CCA name is not self-explanatory)Compulsory fee ($)
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(SR) = Student-run
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MondayChinese Characters ClubVivian Wang & YanPing Zhao1.00-1.25G105 (3KCL)3-620This CCA will focus on reading, handwriing, and typing Chinese characters.200
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MondayMindfulness and MovementKim Ward and Kim Cassel12.35-1.25G104 (3KWD)3-420Students will learn breathing and relaxation techniques as well as balances and movement associated with well-being and mindfulness. We will engage in a combination of activites during each session, developing a repertoire of techniques that students can draw upon in their every day school or home lives. 200
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MondayMindfulness and MovementShann Anderson1-1.25 pm
Year 1 Shared Area
LG/F / L103
210Students will learn breathing and relaxation techniques as well as balances and movement associated with well-being and mindfulness. We will engage in a combination of activites during each session, developing a repertoire of techniques that students can draw upon in their every day school or home lives. 200
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MondayStrings and ThingsSarah McDavid & Heidi Metzler12.40-1.251106 (4SMD)4-610Students will learn a variety of different string or yarn crafts. Sharing in crafting time encourages friendships and community all while reducing stress, and improving fine motor and spatial skills.200
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Monday(SR) Art AttackRishima Mathur, Shreeya Shrimali, Dayma Khan3.30-4.30Art Room 53017-815Students will paint and sketch different objects found in nature, using different tools like pencils, coffee, and chalk.250
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Monday(SR) KnittingMarianne Rouleau-Tang, Kelly Ng, Aditi Vankamaddi3.30-4.30G104 (3KWD)3-616Students will learn the basics of knitting. They will learn how to knit a scarf, and as they get more familiar with knitting techniques, they can try to knit a hat.200
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Monday(SR) Number NinjaShreya Rajesh, Kriti Dhodhi, Harshita Adury3.30-4.3022013-512The student leaders aim to share their knowledge in math with the younger student participants, while encouraging them to gain an interest in math. The main goal is to get participants in par with what they learn in class, and to encourage those who are more confident to do extended work.200
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TuesdayCostume Creation to support the Primary Production (24 Oct - 20 March)NIcole O'Brien, Gillian Whittaker3.30-5.00 Whitebox Theatre / Dance Studio9-1330Last session 20 March; continuing from Term 1. Students enrolled in Term 1 do NOT have to sign up again for Term 2 (one enrolment, one payment only).200
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TuesdayTheatre Make-up to support the Primary Production (24 Oct - 20 March)Leanne Sercombe, Sally Nolan3.30-5.00 Whitebox Theatre / Dance Studio9-1330Last session 20 March; continuing from Term 1. Students enrolled in Term 1 do NOT have to sign up again for Term 2 (one enrolment, one payment only).200
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TuesdayBattle of the Books (Primary)Leanne Sercombe & Kylie Harrison1.00-1.252101 (6KHN)5-620Students engage in reading from a set list of books and ultimately compete against teams from other schools in a literature based trivia competition.200
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TuesdayGardening Club 4-5 (starts January 30)Jo Grainger, Jason Boon, Jason Edwards1.00-1.25LG/F 2ASD4-515Designing, maintaining and developing the student gardening areas200
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TuesdayIntroduction to SwedishDaniel Hansson1.30-2.2023077-1310+An introduction to the Swedish language and culture through games and other activities. No prior knowledge of Swedish is required.200
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Tuesday Junior Model United NationsJill Walgren & Claire Neale1.30-2.1544067-1055Enrolment on Gateway will NOT be opened. Students interested in participating please speak to Ms Walgren or Ms Neale during the enrolment period. JrMUN develops skills in researching, public speaking and global awareness. The conferences we attend are simulations of the United Nations. Students are assigned a country, a committee and topics. These sessions will prepare you for the conferences that we attend during the year. Students will have an opportunity to attend local conferences; there will be additional costs involved for such events. This is a year long CCA. 200
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TuesdayMusical MuralsKate Saunders3.30-4.15PYP Art room5-610The boring, white walls outside the Primary Music Room are in desperate need of a colourful design that promotes creativity! This club will work together to design and paint the walls.200
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TuesdaySAT MathematicsPaul Renie1.40-2.1522029-1325Students will learn strategies and different topics connected to SAT mathematics. Practice will also be provided for students planning to take the SAT 2 Mathematics Subject test. 200
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Tuesday(SR) Guitar Classes (beginner and intermediate)Atharv Garg1.30-2.00Music classroom L5017-85Beginners will learn how to rock and roll with the guitar; intermediate level students will learn different styles. Students do not need to bring their own guitar.200
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Tuesday(SR) Pop ScienceMegan Anderson, Harvina Ho3.20-4.15Lab 41064-610Fun science experiments including Oobleck, baking soda and vinegar volcano, mentos and diet coke fountain, and color symphony.200
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Tuesday(SR) SlimetasticHarsha Hotwani, Mikayla Camp, Yasemin Circi3.30-4.0022014-614Slime is one of the biggest trends these days. Students will be making different types of slime each week.200
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WednesdayBattle of the BooksMaura Corcoran1.40-2.1035027-930Students engage in reading from a set list of books and ultimately compete against teams from other schools in a literature based trivia competition. Students enrolled in Term 1 do NOT have to sign up again.200
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WednesdayBC@DC (Primary book club)Wendy Urquhart12.35-1.2521073-520The BC@DC provides an exciting opportunity to share and enjoy books through different mediums with peers from Years 3-5!! The club will enable students to develop reading along with comprehension skills, as books are shared and discussed. The club is student-driven and will involve hands-on tasks that support learning and promote enjoyment (continuing from term 1 but changing year group to open it up to slightly older students).200
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WednesdayCompany ProgrammeEmma Neuprez3.30-5.0023018-1225Continuing from Term 1 to Term 2, this club will end in February / March. Enrolment on Gateway will not be opened. Students interested in joining need to see Ms Neuprez.200
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WednesdaySTEAMAlan Forster1.30-2.20B43027-1315STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Applied Arts & Mathemathics) - Would you like to apply your science and maths learnings to build something, test it, play with it, improve it and figure out how it works? Would you like to take what you are learning in Science that one step further through activities that include robotics, computer programmes, design and construction? 200
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Wednesday(SR) Magic ClubYi Yang Wang, Nicholas Swinton, Ho Ming Yung3.30-4.15G105 (3KCL)1-312Students will learn new magic tricks and perform in front of the group.200
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ThursdayChinese Craft ClubLilian Wong & Suvy Shu12.45-1.15pmG104 (3KWD)2-612Students will be having fun with different kinds of craft activities with Chinese teachers.200
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ThursdayCooperative GamesKatie Warner and Nicki Dunn1.00-1.25LG106216Learn how to play cooperatively and have fun with a variety games and sensory experiences.200
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ThursdayDance FunLoretta Romano & Claire Nichols1.00-1.25pm
Primary Drama Room
230Dance your lunchtime away! Come and learn some new dance moves and practise some of your favorite dances from last year. We will dance to our favourite tunes and some classics too.
200
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ThursdayNEAMC trainingRob Street1.40-2.15 (Y8-10), 3.30-4.40pm (Y11-13)22078-1350Maths competition training for all maths competitions, but especially NEAMC in Seoul in early March. Years 8-10 train at lunchtime, yrs 11+ train after school. The sessions are mostly student run and focus on developing the skills frequently seen in this kind of maths competition. Any student hoping to go to NEAMC must attend this CCA.200
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ThursdaySpanish ClubElaine Leung3.20-4.2031027-1330This CCA is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of Spanish and interested in Spanish-speaking cultures and learning Spanish in a fun way. The objective of the CCA is to invite the students to explore the basics of Spanish and offer insights into Spanish-speaking cultures. Through a communicative approach this CCA should quickly enable participants to engage in simple conversations and understand a variety of interactive situations. Hopefully by the end of the CCA, participants will be able to use the Spanish language at a level of elementary proficiency where they can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases.200
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ThursdayY1-3 Inline SkatingGeorge Tibbetts3.30-4.25G/F Foyer1-320Come and learn the basics of inline skating. Activities will cater to beginners and progress to more complex maneuvers as skills develop. Students will need to bring their own skates and protective gear. This includes helmet, knee pads and elbow pads.200
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Thursday(SR) Chinese DebateDennis Law, Runtong Lin3.30-4.3022018-1314Students will have the opportunity to use the Chinese language, and develop skills such as critical thinking and problem solving to create sound arguments and successful rebuttals. Students will be working together in teams, and will become better negotiators, speakers and writers.200
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Thursday(SR) World Scholar's CupShanaya Kumar, Aeden Reyes3.30-4.30220210-1112The World Scholar's Cup is an inter-school academic decathlon that includes four main academic events - team debate, team writing, the Scholars bowl and the Scholars challenge. These events all follow a syllabus coverig a variety of different subjects such as English Literature, Arts and Music, Science, Social Studies, etc. Over the term, students will be learning about the syllabus, engaging in mock debates and doing additional training in preparation for the HOng Kog regional round in March. Those who are not interested in joining the competition can also engage in these types of activities to tgain experience and elp grow as a more well-rounded young individual. For more information please visit the official World Scholar's website: http://www.scholarscup.org/ Please be informed that those who wish to join the Hong Kong Regional Round (which is a two-day programme) must pay a fee of HK$1,000. In addition, students who wish to take part in the competition must be in groups of 2-3 people as all events will be held in 2-3 person teams.200
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FridayIntroduction to Korean Sanny Yin 1.30-2.2040027-1310An introduction to the Korean language and culture through games and other activities. No prior knowledge of Korean is required.200
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FridayStorytelling / Role-playing ClubDaniel Hansson1.30-2.2023077-1310A story telling game is a game where two or more people collaborate to create a story. The game has rules and is led by a moderator. The other players play characters in this fictional setting. This year we will be using a tabletop role-playing game and game system (the game we will play is yet to be determined).200
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Friday(SR) African Drumming
Isaac Law, Darren Guan, Edwin Gustafsson
3.30-4.15Music classroom L5014-612Students will be introduced to the instruments that are easy to learn and fun to play.200
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Friday(SR) K-Pop Cover Dance ClassMeredith Feehan, Sarah Rodrigues1.40-2.15Dance Studio / Whitebox Theatre9-1210Learn about the ever-growing Korean pop music cultture through Korean pop choreographies. Students of all experience levels are welcome. Dance and have fun!200
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Friday(SR) Making MusicHashmeet Kainth3.30-4.0022016-75Students will learn to create music assisted by teh digital application GarageBand. Students will create and combine loops. Students will have the opportunity to unlash their creative skills by creating the music they love!200
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Friday(SR) Simple ChineseRadhika Bhave, Runtong Lin3.20-3.50G103 (3CHN)1-36200
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