Lunchtime Clubs at Ballakermeen High School – 7, 9 & 11

MONDAY

Period 5

WJEC Additional Maths

D4

Additional Maths students

Miss Baker

Support sessions for those in Y11 who are taking Additional Maths qualification.

Maths Homework Club

T1

Years 7, 9 & 11

Mr Pullen

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

History Hub

T7

Years 7 & 9

Mrs McDaid

Enjoy investigating events of the past. A new theme every month.

Board Games Club

M4

Years 7 & 9

Mr and Mrs Price

Come along and play any one of a number of traditional board-based games. Challenge your friends and see who is the champion!

TUESDAY

Period 5

Rebellious Rhythm

M6

Year 11 and staff

Mrs Crossley

Singing

Maths Homework Club

Main Library

Years 7, 9 & 11

Mrs Murphy

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

Spanish Club

K4

Years 7 & 9

Mrs Collinson & Mr Klimach

Fun learning about Spanish speaking countries: their culture, traditions & language

EAL Work & Conversation

EAL Area

EAL students

Mrs Kotze

EAL students will receive help with their homework tasks and an opportunity to converse with students from different countries.

WEDNESDAY

Period 5

Balla Bookworms

Fiction Library

All Years

Ros

A club for anyone who enjoys books and reading – sometimes we just chat about books, make things like book marks, do quizzes – anything book related!

Showbiz

M6

Year 7

Mrs Crossley

Singing

Signing in Song

H7

Years 7 & 8

Miss Wood

Come and learn to sign along to songs!

Chess Club

L7

Years 7, 9 & 11

Mr Klimach

Learn to play, play a game against a friend, or challenge the staff!

D of E Help & Support

P8

Years 9 & 11

Mrs Sansbury

Looking for volunteering opportunities, familiarisation with e D of E & mapping and route card support.

Ancient History Club

T8

Years 7 & 9

Miss Harwood

Looking at ancient civilizations and finding out about ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Chinese, etc. culture throughout the year with puzzles, competitions and prizes available.

THURSDAY

Period 5

German Speaking Club

K7

Y11

Miss Thompson

German speaking practise.

WJEC Additional Maths

D6

Additional Maths students

Mrs Murphy

Support sessions for those in Y11 who are taking Additional Maths qualification.

Maths Homework Club

D5

Years 7, 9 & 11

Miss Downing-Green

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

Enterprise Catch Up

P7

Year 11

Mrs Sansbury

Assignment help, exam question practice and study skills.

The Big Issue

Main Library

Years 9 & 11

Mr Williams

A debate club where we will discuss various topics that come up in the news or school (like the uniform policy). We will learn how to find sources of information, assess their quality and learn how to have a jolly good debate about them.

WorldWise Quiz Club

H8

Year 9

Miss Lucas

Take part in quiz rounds for the WorldWise Geography Quiz.

House Games

Dome

Years 7, 9 & 11

Mr Davies

The House Games League will start on the 23rd of September and run every Thursday over lunch. It gives you a chance to win Epraise points for your house and compete in Table tennis, Table football and Pool.

FRIDAY

Period 5

Drama Club

B1

Year 7

Miss Batey & Mr Eccles

Come along and have fun playing drama games, looking at scripts, devising and working as a team to build some confidence whilst making new friends in your year group as we work towards a group project to perform at the end of term.

Art Club – 11C

H1

11C/Ar1 students

Miss Killen

Pupils should use this time to complete all outstanding and unfinished coursework with the department facilities on hand.

Christmas Craft Club

R2

Year 7

Mrs Gentry

Come along and join the crafting!

Please note: an Easter Craft Club will start up after February half term.

EAL Work & Conversation

EAL Area

EAL students

Mrs Kotze

EAL students will receive help with their homework tasks and an opportunity to converse with students from different countries.

Lunchtime Clubs at Ballakermeen High School – 8, 10, 12 & 13

MONDAY

Period 6

Chess Club

L7

Years 8, 10, 12 & 13

Mr Withington & Mrs Boyd

Learn to play, play a game against a friend, or challenge the staff!

Countdown Club

C9

Years 8 & 10

Mr Clayton

If you’ve watched the show on TV, you’ll know what it’s about. If you haven’t, come along to find out! Literacy and numeracy practise in a fun format!

History Hub

T7

Year 8

Mrs McDaid

Enjoy investigating events of the past. A new theme every month.

TUESDAY

Period 6

Rebellious Rhythm

M6

Years 10, 12, 13 & staff

Mrs Crossley

Singing

Card Construction Art

H1

Year 8 (12 places available)

Miss Killen

Pupils will be looking at the Manx landscape to inspire their own artwork. They will then work in groups to create their own cardboard relief piece of a distinctive Manx landscape.

Christmas Craft Club

R2

Year 8

Mrs Gentry

Come along and join the crafting!

Please note: an Easter Craft Club will start up after February half term.

Maths Homework Club

D4

Years 8 & 10

Miss Baker

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

Wider Reading Club

H4

Year 12

Ms Mainwaring

A club to help you broaden your reading in preparation for university applications.

WEDNESDAY

Period 6

Balla Bookworms

Fiction Library

All Years

Ros

A club for anyone who enjoys books and reading – sometimes we just chat about books, make things like book marks, do quizzes – anything book related!

D of E Help & Support

P8

Years 8 & 10

Mr Breadner

Looking for volunteering opportunities, familiarisation with e D of E & mapping and route card support.

Maths Homework Club

D3

Years 8 & 10

Miss Downing-Green

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

THURSDAY

Period 6

House Games

Dome

Years 8 & 10

Mr Davies

The House Games League will start on the 23rd of September and run every Thursday over lunch. It gives you a chance to win Epraise points for your house and compete in Table tennis, Table football and Pool.

Enterprise Catch Up

P7

Year 10

Miss Bevan

Assignment help, exam question practice and study skills.

FRIDAY

Period 6

Drama Club

B1

Year 7

Miss Batey & Mr Eccles

Come along and have fun playing drama games, looking at scripts, devising and working as a team to build some confidence whilst making new friends in your year group as we work towards a group project to perform at the end of term.


After School Clubs at Ballakermeen High School – ALL YEARS

MONDAY

After School

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

TBC

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!

Geography Coursework

H8

Year 11 Geographers

Mrs Stewart

Support session for Y11 Geography students requiring help or guidance with their GCSE coursework.

Drama/Performing Arts

B4

Years 11, 12 & 13

Mr Craige

Catch up & rehearsals

Drama/Performing Arts

B1

Year 11

Mrs Ross

GCSE rehearsal

Drama/Performing Arts

B2

Year 11

Miss Molyneux

GCSE rehearsal

Jam Band

D2

All Years

Mr Karran

Come and make some music!

A Cappella

D1

All Years

Mr Creer

Come and sing in harmony and without accompaniment!

Rugby

School Field

Y8

Mr Davies

Rugby practise.

Rainbow Café

Fiction Library

All Years

Miss Wood

The Rainbow Café is starting again from Monday 20th October. It is a friendly, welcoming meetup for our LGBTQ+ communities and allies. It is inclusive for all identities and is safe space to come and have a cuppa and socialise with like-minded people!

Eco Committee

P1 (Sixth Form area)

All Years

Environmental Prefects

A club where discussion of eco-friendly and sustainable solutions for the school are debated. Also, organising beach buddy litter picks and tree-planting events.

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

OM, GLC, JKA

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!

TUESDAY

After School

Before School Fitness Club

Sports Hall Balcony

All Years

Mr Hardie

Early birds can workout between 07.45 and 08.30 am using the fitness apparatus.

Maths Homework Club

Main Library

Years 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11

Mr Tatton

Get help with homework, and guidance with mathematical concepts and skills you may not have quite got the hang of yet.

A Level Biology Revision

C8

Years 12 &13

Mrs Winstanley

15.30-16.30. A Level revision club.

History Revision Club

T7

Year 11

Mrs McDaid

Revising work already completed during the course so far. A different topic each week.

Wind Band

D2

All Years

Mr Karran

Come along and join the band!

Christmas Craft Club

R2

7PK4

Mrs Gentry

Come along and join the crafting!

Please note: an Easter Craft Club will start up after February half term.

Rugby Training

School Field

Years 8, 9 & 10

MS, CPH, JEM

Rugby training.

Netball

Netball Court

Year 9

Miss Burden

Netball practise

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

OM, GLC, JKA

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!

WEDNESDAY
After School

Before School Fitness Club

Sports Hall Balcony

All Years

Mr Hardie

Early birds can workout between 07.45 and 08.30 am using the fitness apparatus.

Film Club

P4

All Years

EMM, SAR, PAT

Watch, critique, review, and make films. A chance to build filmmaking skills, access experiences otherwise unavailable, flourish and gain in confidence.

Drama/Performing Arts

B1

Year 11

Mrs Ross

GCSE rehearsal

Rugby Training

School Field

Years 8 & 10

Mr Stokoe & Mr Maylin

Rugby training.

Netball

Netball Court

Years 10 & Seniors

Mrs Crowe & Miss Hicks

Netball practise

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

OM, GLC, JKA

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!

THURSDAY

After School

Before School Fitness Club

Sports Hall Balcony

All Years

Mr Hardie

Early birds can workout between 07.45 and 08.30 am using the fitness apparatus.

History Revision Club

T8

Year 11

Miss Harwood

Revising work already completed during the course so far. A different topic each week.

Media GCSE Support

P4

Year 11

EMM, SAR, AJB

Year 11 coursework catch-up & exam revision

Drama/Performing Arts

B2

Year 11

Miss Molyneux

GCSE rehearsal

Xenakis Singers

M6

Years 8 – 13 Girls

Mrs Crossley

Music. Singing. Please note: this club runs on alternate Thursdays, and every Tuesday breaktime.

Rugby Training

School Field

Seniors

Mr Cartney

Rugby training.

Netball

Netball Court

Years 7 & 8

JRC & APH

Netball practise

Graphics Support

R7

Years 10, 11, 12 & 13

Mr Carr

Come along and work on your exam pieces, and/or seek support and guidance.

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

OM, GLC, JKA

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!

FRIDAY

After School

Before School Fitness Club

Sports Hall Balcony

All Years

Mr Hardie

Early birds can work out between 07.45 and 08.30 am using the fitness apparatus.

Drama/Performing Arts

B4

Years 11, 12 & 13

Mr Craige

Catch up & rehearsals

The Session

D1

All Years

Mr Shirtliff

Folk music for all ages and abilities. All instruments welcome.

Science Homework & Help

C3

All Years

Miss Donnelly

Come along for help with your Science class and/or homework.

Rugby

School Field

Years 8 & 9

Mr Davies & Mr Hardie

Rugby practise.

Homework Club

Main Library

All Years

OM, GLC, JKA

Come along and get help with homework for any subject. We may not know the answers, but we can help you in working it out!