2018-19 CCAs - Term 2
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Term 2 CCAs: 14 January - 22 March 2019
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Day of week
Name of CCAInstructor(s)Time (pm)Location (room number)Year groupsMax no of studentsBrief description of the activity including learning outcomes/goals Compulsory fee ($)
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(SR) = Student-run
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MondayKnitting BasketHeidi Metzler12.50-1.25Y5 Shared Area4-615Knitting circles encourage friendships and community all while reducing stress, and improving fine motor and spatial skills. Students will learn basic finger knitting skills to create a variety of self-driven projects such as bracelets, snakes and butterflies. 200
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MondayMindfulness and MovementKim Ward12.50-1.25G104 (3KWD)2-320Learning mindfulness techniques to help keep you calm, and ready to learn. Also, we will practise some physical routines to control our bodies as well as develop concentration.200
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Monday Strong, Confident Study and Exam Skills Katie Salter3.30-4.30Senior Student Centre12-1315Sustainable and effective study and exam taking skills are particulary important in your lives at the moment, but are not that easy to master. Come and learn some skills that will not only help you to better retain information but will also allow you to keep your energy and your sanity through the process. The CCA will include taught skills as well as time to try them out for yourselves. 200
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Monday(SR) Art ClubThea Li, Lilian Leung, Dayma Khan3.30-4.15TBC6-1210Students will be doing fun activities with Lino paint, watercolours, and clay.200
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Monday(SR) Ukulele ClubTeresa Hu, Marian Cheung, Emily Dantanarayana3.30-4.30Primary Music Room4-610Suitable for students of all levels. We will cover songs from different genres. Ukuleles will be provided; students are welcome but not required to bring their own. 200
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TuesdayFondant Cake DecorationsAmanthi Jayemanne1.35-2.15Food Lab9-1310Learn a new skill and let your creative side shine. In this CCA students will learn how to make a wide range of fondant decorations which can be used to decorate sweet treats such as cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.200
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TuesdayIntroduction to SwedishDaniel Hansson1.30-2.2044067-1310+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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TuesdayJunior Model United NationsJill Walgren & Claire Neale1.30-2.1532027-1035Enrolment on Gateway will be open for 12 students. Students enrolled in Term 1 do NOT need to re-apply.
JrMUN develops skills in researching, public speaking and global awareness. The conferences we attend are simulations of the United Nations. Students are assigned to represent a country, a committee and topics. The sessions will prepare delegates for local conferences that we attend during the year. There will be additional costs involved for such events. This is a year long CCA.
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TuesdayChinese Craft ClubSuvy Shu & Kaye Ding3.30-4.10Y4/5 Shared Area3-616Ready for a fantastic Chinese crafting time? This CCA will provide students the opportunities to experience fun and engaging Chinese craft activities while they explore and learn more about Chinese cultures. 200
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TuesdayProduction - Theatre Make UpLeanne Sercombe3.30-5.00White Box Theatre8-1316This CCA is so much more than just make up. Ever wondered how actors look so great on stage. Interested in helping a character come to life? Learn theatre make up skills and techniues and unleash your creativity in support of your younger students at DC. Please not that this CCA will run alongside the dates for the Primary Production. It will start on 12 Feb and finish on the final night of the Primary Production Performance on June. 200
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TuesdayProduction - Theatre Costume
Gillian Whittaker, Nicole O'Brien
3.30-5.00White box Theatre8-1316Interested in creating the look and presence of a stage character through costume? Join us in developing, styling and making costumes to support the Primary Production. Please not that this CCA will run alongside the dates for the Primary Production. It will start on 12 Feb and finish on the final night of the Primary Production Performance on June.200
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TuesdayQuillingEmily Pratt3.20-4.20Primary Art Room (1108)5-610Quilling is an art form that uses strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create
decorative designs. Students will hone in on their fine motor skills when manipulating the paper strips
into shapes. They will work with radial balance as well as their creativity when arranging their designs.
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Tuesday(SR) Cross Stitching and Fun ArtEllie Mok3.30-4.15TBC4-66Mainly for beginners. Cross stitches are beautiful and as easy to make as paintings, but in a different way. It would need a needle and cotton thread. We will be making a pillow case. Students will need to work on the cross stitch at home in order to finish the whole piece.200
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Tuesday(SR) Japanese LessonsTomoya Sakamaki, Taka Leong, Dylan Thomas3.30-4.15TBC2-415Students will learn the Japanese alphabet, make Origami, sing and dance to Japanese songs, and play Japanese games.200
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Tuesday(SR) Mini Netball LegendsHannah Dolan, Yvette Mexted, Sienna Park3.30-4.30LG/F Basketball Court316Learn how to play netball through fun activities. 200
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WednesdayBattle of the BooksMaura Corcoran1.40-2.1035027-930Enrolment on Gateway will NOT be opened for newcomers. Students who would like to join must speak to Ms Corcoran. Battle of the Books is designed to introduce students to a variety of reading material, build teamwork skills, and ensure that reading is fun. Students read a variety of books over the course of the year and ultimately competete against students from other schools in a live school-on-school battle to find the book trivia champion school.200
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WednesdayEntrepreneurial Company ProgrammeEmma Neuprez3.30-4.30230710-1320This CCA will continue until March. Enrolment on Gateway will not be opened as no new students will be accepted.200
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WednesdayHow to draw anythingSharon McMahon1.40-2.1053017-1115A fun look at drawing all types of things using various materials. A good way to get some time to improve your skills and get a chance to experiment with new media.200
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WednesdayPerspective DrawingJason Edwards1.00-1.252102 (6JES)5-620Learning how to draw 3-D and perspective.200
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WednesdayTournament of Minds Adam Ward1.00-1.251104 (5AWD)5-614A team competition to work on a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths project against teams from other schools. DC needs a team of 6 or 7 from across Y5 & 6 to work together and practise the skills they need. If you're in the Cross Country team, you won't be able to join as there's a clash of dates.200
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WednesdayTe Reo Maori / Kapa HakaLawrence Wilkinson3.30-4.30Dance Studio1-620Come and learn Te Reo Maori through waiata (song) and takaro (to play). This CCA would best suit beginners but all students are welcome to join.200
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Wednesday(SR) Yoga and MindfulnessMarianne Rouleau-Tang, Tiffany Wong1.45-2.15Wellness Centre7-1215Through Yoga, students will learn the lifelong skill of coping with stress through being mindful of their bodies and minds. Yoga is also beneficial to student's school life. Recent research has proven that yoga has been able to improve student's academic performance due to increased concentration in class. Students are welcome but not required to bring their own mats. 200
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ThursdayChinese Culture ClubDanny Shih3.15-4.10400112-1312The aim of this CCA is to facilitate an appreciation and a deeper understanding of Chinese culture from a more relaxing approach (Absolutely FREE from exam stress and pressure). Throughout the sessions, students are encouraged to form a GROWing interest in Chinese culture related issues, actively DISCOVER Chinese history in different contexts through sharing and discussions, and to fulfill the DREAM of becoming a global citizen with an international mindset by having more in depth understanding of their own culture.
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ThursdayGames ClubNicki Dunn and Katie Warner1-1.20LG102215Learn how to play cooperatively and have fun with a variety of sensory experiences.200
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ThursdayMaths Competition Creative PreparationRob Street1.30-2.20 (Y8-10), 3.30-4.40 (Y11-13)22078-1350Maths competition training, with an emphasis on preparation for Senior WMC qualifiers in Tokyo in October, and Junior WMC qualifiers 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 creative problem solving skills frequently seen in this kind of maths competition. Any student hoping to go to WMC must attend this CCA.200
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ThursdayPrimary Battle of the Books
Kylie Harrison & Loretta Romano
1-1.252101 (6KHN)5-625Battle of the Books is designed to introduce children to a variety of reading material as well as build teamwork. Students 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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ThursdaySpanish Club Elaine Leung 3.20-4.2031027-1330This 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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ThursdayStrategy Games in MandarinPaul Renie and Maggie Lee1.40-2.1022028-1230Students will learn how to play different strategy card games and board games while speaking entirely in Mandarin. This is an opportunity to not only learn new Mandarin vocabulary related to gaming, but also to practice Mandarin pronunciation and listening.200
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Thursday(SR) F.I.L.MSpencer Scarlett, Bruno Lindner, Trent Rossouw3.30-4.30TBC610Students will have a more in-depth understanding of cinematography and editing. We will go through the different angles and techniques of videography and as editing. These skills will help them on their journey through the DC experience. Cameras will be provided.200
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Thursday(SR) DC PhotographersEdwin Gustafsson3.30-4.30TBC5-710Students will learn how to take photos with any theme and how to photo shop and learn many new skills. Students will need to bring their own cameras.200
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Thursday(SR) Fantastic Fables and How to Write Your OwnMegan Anderson, Harvina Ho3.30-4.30TBC4-510Students will learn about some of the most famous and well known myths (Greek, Egyptian, Chinese, Indian, etc) and legends around the world. Students will learn the Hero's journey and how to write a captivating short story.200
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Thursday(SR) World Scholars' Cup ClubMelanie Toh, Casey O'Brien, Skye Fung3.30-4.30TBC9-1212The World Scholars' Cup Club will be preparing its members for the academic pentathlon, World Scholars' Cup (WSC), taking place in March 2019. All members should join in a team of three people, though we can assign teams if you cannot form one. We hope students who are interested in debate and expanding their general knowledge will join this CCA, as we will be holding debate workshops, and sessions to research the WSC syllabus.
To learn more about WSC, you can visit the website: https://scholarscup.org
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Friday(SR) WorldWiseRohan Sudhaman, Eluisa Foti1.40-2.15TBC7-910WorldWise is a Political Geography Club designed to help students with their knowledge of countries. There will be a points system for activities and at the end of the CCA there will be a prize. Students who join should learn to love Geography and learn some new skills and knowledge. Political Geography is about a country's population, landmass, location, and borders. 200
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