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Discover our Range of Co-Curricular Clubs
Here at Lincoln Minster School, we have a wide range of co-curricular clubs and activities for pupils of all years to be involved in. These activities provide pupils with the opportunity to pursue a passion, explore their interests, stretch their imagination and develop new skills. Scheduled both within the school day and before/after school, we aim to ensure that our co-curricular offering is available at a time that suits most. Find the full details of all the Senior clubs and activities during Michaelmas, here.
Our Preparatory co-curricular booklet can be found, here.
A life-changing experience. A fun time with friends. An opportunity to discover new interests and talents. A tool to develop essential skills for life and work. A recognised mark of achievement; respected by employers.
The DofE is many things to many people, supporting generations to successfully navigate adult life.
Our Senior pupils can do a DofE programme at one of three progressive levels which, when successfully completed, leads to a Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Students have the opportunity to help design and build electronic circuits for use with electromechanical robots that they can program with PICAXE, Raspberry Pi and the BBC micro.
Economics society is run for any student interested in the world of economics. Students are presented with a variety of real world micro and macro scenarios to analyse and evaluate. The society debates key economic decisions made by governments and the impact it will have on society. We also support students in applying to University to study economics based courses.
The LMS Public Speaking Team, comprising students in Year 9-11, competes in the prestigious annual ESU Churchill Public Speaking Competition. It is the largest such contest in England and Wales, with around 400 teams (each comprising a speaker, questioner and a chairperson). The different roles allow students to practice and excel in different skill sets, and the competition’s unique format, which pairs the speaker from one school with the chair and questioner of another, encourages quick thinking and relationship building.
Sailing will continue in the academic year 2023/24.
Cost for the season consisting of approximately 15 sessions is £105, payable by Wise Pay. If students are new to sailing, then they are most welcome to attend the first few sessions to see how they enjoy it.
Monday evenings 4-5pm
Make flick books and films.
We will be exploring stop motion animation beginning with flick books and moving on to creating short stop motion animation films using iPads.
Staff: Mrs Downes
Equipment needed: None
Learn to dance!
Reception - Year 2.
Ballet Club follows the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. Ballet is a great way for children to develop their balance, co-ordination, posture, performance skills and confidence. Each class will work to a relevant grade for their age and ability.
Staff: Miss C Spratt
Location: Prep School Hall
Equipment needed: Girls - Pink short-sleeved leotard with a skirt attached, pink ballet socks and pink leather ballet shoes. Boys -White t-shirt, navy blue shorts, white ballet socks and white leather ballet shoes. (Ballet clothing must be obtained from Mavis Foster - 01522 529299)
Cost: £4 per session
Beaver Scouts are the youngest group in the Scouting Organisation for both boys and girls. Beaver Scouts participate in a range of activities in a team/sharing environment and start the scouting ethos of 'Be Prepared'. They do hands-on activities, problem-solving and work outdoors when possible. Beavers work towards a variety of badges which are worn on their uniforms.
Staff: Miss Simpson & Mrs Clarkson
Location: Room 3
Equipment needed: Uniform (turquoise sweatshirt) required for enrolment. Parents need to purchase this separately.
Cost: £25 per term
Discover new books.
Bring along and share a favourite book of your choice. We will also read a story together and discuss our likes and dislikes of different books; fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Staff: Mrs R Carpenter
Location: Room 5
Solve construction challenges.
An opportunity to use a variety of construction resources to create models, follow instructions and solve construction challenges.
Staff: Miss Webster
Get creative - Sand! ...Water! ... Playdoh! ... Craft!
Staff: Mrs Gainey
Location: Room 2
Develop new skills!
Join Cubs to develop new skills and soar to great heights! Being a cub opens up a new world of opportunities.
Staff: Miss E Robinson
Cost: £30 per term
Watch U and PG films.
Watch a selection of U and PG rated films.
Staff: Mrs Whitworth
Equipment needed: none
Learn with FA qualified coaches.
Fun First Football is a great introduction to football for your child. The coaches will decide on a different topic each week for the group to focus on. This will include dribbling, passing, shooting, goalkeeping and many more techniques. All the activities will be fully inclusive, high energy and fun to ensure your child has a fantastic time whilst learning new skills. Our coaches are highly skilled and FA qualified with vast experience in coaching/teaching children of primary age.
Staff: Premier Ed
Location: Prep Field
Equipment needed: Football/PE kit, football boots, shin pads and drinks bottle
Cost: £6 per session
Learn to play the guitar!
A fantastic opportunity to play the guitar within an ensemble.
Staff: Mr J Poole
Location: Prep Music Room
Join others and play Hockey.
Staff: Mrs S Stevenson and Mr Seaton
Equipment needed: Games kit, shin pads and mouth guard
Catch up with homework.
A chance to catch up with homework, supported by a member of staff.
Staff: LMS Staff Member
Location: Prep Classrooms
Brilliant confidence booster.
Judo is a self-defence martial art which encourages discipline and self-control. It is also a brilliant confidence boosting activity for children. The Judo Academy is led by Cassey Borrill, a former Olympic medallist and four times GB champion who has 16 year's experience of coaching, grading and running the academy. Children can show their progressions through earning different coloured belts and stripes on the belt. Gradings will take place but with a maximum of one stripe awarded per term.
Staff: Miss C Borrill
Location: Prep Hall
Equipment needed: Full Judo kit preferred
Learn a new language!
In Languages Club we will do lots of fun things. Using our French and Spanish, we will play games, act out scripts from stories, make puppets to act out conversations, do role plays and watch films in French and Spanish (with subtitles) and much more.
Staff: Mrs Hawkins
Following the ISTD syllabus.
Modern theatre dance is a rhythmic dance style which originated in America before travelling to the rest of the world. It is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities. In Modern Dance, we learn and develop the basics of theatrical dance.
We incorporate basic exercises for physical development (posture, stretching, strengthening and co-ordination) alongside performance qualities of style and musicality, all set to fun and specially composed music. We follow the internationally recognised syllabus of the ISTD.
Staff: Mrs Cunningham
Equipment needed: Dance leotard/ Gym leotard. Bare Feet!
Prepare those Jazz hands!
Learn songs from the greatest musicals, past and present. Add in a few simple moves and get those Jazz hands ready!
Staff: Mrs Wilkinson & Mrs Thornalley
Location: Music Room
High Five Netball
Open to both boys and girls, High Five Netball is a fun inclusive game. We will work on skills and drills, and then put them into a game.
Staff: Miss Dickson
Location: Prep School Playground
Equipment needed: School PE kit
Cost: FREE Limited Spaces
Drums and other percussion instruments.
Our drum teacher Mr Clark will be leading a percussion group. You do not need to be learning percussion to attend, just enjoy playing classroom percussion instruments together.
Staff: Mr Clark
Location: Prep Music Classroom
Enjoy a sing song!
Enjoy a sing song with Mrs Wilkinson! Pupils will sing lots of different songs for different occasions during the school year.
Staff: Mrs Wilkinson
Learn to code!
Mr Taylor will be running Scratch Club on Wednesdays from 4pm to 5pm for Year 4, 5 & 6. There will be limited spaces that will be available on a first come, first serve basis. They will be going into greater depth of coding than in their ICT curriculum to create various games.
Staff: Mr R Taylor
Location: ICT Room
Mrs Hill, one of our fabulous string teachers will lead Prep String group. Anyone who has lessons on a string instrument, come and enhance your skills by playing together in an ensemble. Beginners welcome.
Staff: Mrs Hill
The children use mini rackets and large low compression tennis balls. The children will also be introduced to some fun match play events.
Year Reception - 2:
Staff: Coach Simon
Location: Prep Playground
Equipment needed: PE Kit
Cost: £3.50 per session
Year 3 - 6:
Staff: Mr S Taylor
Location: Eastgate Tennis Club (Please collect your child from here)
Cost: £7 per session
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