Clubs and Activities

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.

 


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Gym Club

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 thstart of each term.

The cost for an 8 week block is only $95
For information phone 0800 273 268 or visit ​Gym Club

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:

Shine Speech and Drama
Nina Burchett
021 1609197
www.shine.school.nz

La Petite Academy (French)
Megan
020 407 36714
megan@lpa.co.nz  or  admin@lpa.co.nz

Art Lessons

After school art classes are offered each term through two fantastic external providers.

Art with Julia
021 308207
artyulia@vodafone.co.nz

Fine Young Artists 
Neil Stephens
M:  0212227761
E:  stephensneil@yahoo.com
fineyoungartists@xtra.co.nz

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.

For a free trial class or to enrol for the term, call or text Billy on 027 2799042 or visit www.billyharris.co.nz


Futsal

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.

Where: MWTC – 50 Dunkirk Rd, Pt England
When: Sunday mornings (weekly)
Time: 9.00am – 10.30am
Who: 5 – 12 year olds
Cost: $45 for 10 weeks
Contact: Martin Jona
 021 028 60977

Table Tennis

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
Shane Warbrooke
Ph. (09) 520 2291(027) 270 3166
aucklandtt@xtra.co.nz

Music Classes

Music lessons in a variety of instruments are available at St Thomas’s School through an external provider. For more information, contact:

Music Education Centre
Gabrielle Reid – 0800 893939
Musicinschools@hotmail.com


Playball

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:

Playball Stars

Philip Minett
P: 021 255 9211
E: phil@playball.co.nz

Rugby/Football/AFL

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:
AFL KiwiKick
Reg Ranchhod – 021 966 648
aflkiwikick@aflnz.co.nz

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.

Booked online at: www.kohimaramatennis.co.nz
or contact Rick directly: rickhealey7@gmail.com   021 286 1598


Shine Speech & Drama


Fine Young Artists


Performing Arts

Drama

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy
The Difference is DRAMATIC!

Confidence, Creativity, Communication, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Performance.

Bringing out the best in everyone! For students aged 5 to 17 years.

Enrolling now for Term 1 classes in your local area.

For further details, please ring Debbie Napier on 836-0233 or email debbie@pl.net

www.helenogrady.co.nz