Junior Choirs and Senior Singers, 2019
St Thomas’s School has three newly formed choirs, conducted by Lana Thain and Caroline Glover. The choirs perform at school events, and hope to participate in performance opportunities that arise throughout the year.
Senior Singers (Years 5-8): Thursday
We are working toward the Kids for Kids ‘Big Aroha’ concert held in the Vodafone Events Centre on Wednesday 1th November, where we will be representing our school in the massed children’s choir.
Gym Club operates in the school hall on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes throughout each school term. It is open to students of all ages. Students wishing to participate must sign up via the Gym Club website at the start of each term.
Lunchtime School Tennis
Kiwi Tennis run their popular tennis club at St Thomas’s every term. Lessons for students of all ages and abilities are held Monday Lunchtimes. All equipment is provided by Kiwi Tennis.
Sessions are just $80 for an 8-week block. To sign-up call 022 898 1212 or visit Kiwi Tennis
Language & Drama
After school speech and drama classes and French language lessons are available at St Thomas’s School. To enrol your child, please contact:
After school art classes are offered each term through two fantastic external providers.
Soccer Skills with Billy Harris
Billy is an ex All White and has been coaching children all over Auckland for 18 years. His fun classes for boys and girls of all ages and abilities are designed to improve confidence, coordination and ball skills. Billy coaches at St Thomas’s on Thursday lunchtimes.
Futsal – with specialist coach Martin Jona, has become a huge part of our PE Programme this year. Students who wish to increase their participation in Futsal can do so through the Mt Wellington Tennis Club.
Table Tennis coaching is available free to St Thomas’s students Monday lunchtimes in our school hall. Those wishing to attend club night can also do so on Mondays from 7.30 – 9.30pm. For more information contact:
Auckland Table Tennis Association
Ph. (09) 520 2291/ (027) 270 3166
Playball is a sport and movement programme for children between the ages of two and nine. It helps to improve basic movement development skills and refines sport skills and technique. For more information or to sign up to the Playball after school programme contact:
P: 021 255 9211
M Sports provide creative football and rugby experiences throughout our school year. For more information, or to sign up for after school lessons visit:
Rugby Kidz NZ www.footballkidznz.co.nz
The AFL Kiwikick programme focuses on developing fundamental movement and ball skills for children aged 5-12. For more information or to enrol in the programme at St Thomas’s, contact:
Reg Ranchhod – 021 966 648
Kohi Tennis Club
Afterschool programme provided onsite at St Thomas’s by Rick Healey, Resident Coach at Kohimarama Tennis Club. Classes are provided during the main weeks of term starting on week 2. Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3.05-3.50pm. Max 5 children per coach. $95 per 8 weeks. Come along and try it out, 1st session free.
Classes are tailored to ability, with small groups
HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE MONDAY – FRIDAY @ Kohimarama Tennis Club.
9am -12 noon during the main holiday periods.
No gimmicks, just good technique taught well in a fun and encouraging environment.
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