Clubs and Activities

Drawing Creative Characters and Settings! 

This class is perfect for students interested in creating their own unique characters and building exciting worlds! Drawing inspiration from contemporary animated films and TV shows, your child will learn how to bring their ideas to life on paper. We will cover the fundamental skills of character creation, drawing movement and facial expressions, illustrating interesting and imaginative worlds, and telling a story through art. The class will be run by Veronica, a talented and creative teacher who is a graduate of the Yoobee School of Animation in Wellington. When: The classes will start on Thursday the 4th of March, and will run for seven Thursday sessions, 3-5pm. Where: Pohutukawa Building, St. Thomas’s School Age: This class is suitable for children aged 8+ Price: $195 for seven sessions, including all materials Please contact Yulia for more information. Phone: 021 308 207; Email: artyulianz@outlook.com


After School Art Classes in St Thomas’s School

Our art classes will further your child’s artistic skills and creative ability! They will have fun in a friendly environment while learning about a wide variety of art mediums and techniques.  When: Mondays (8 sessions in Term 1) or Wednesdays (7 sessions in Term 1), 3pm-5pm  Where: Pohutukawa Building, St Thomas’s School Cost for Monday class: $208 including all materials  Cost for Wednesday class: $182 including all materials Please contact Yulia to enrol or for more information. Phone: 021 308 207; email: artyulianz@outlook.com

Music Education

Tennis

 

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 https://www.kiwitennis.co.nz/schools/st-thomass-school/

 

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  Aleisha Boyes M:  0276262668 or (09) 6341995 E:  enquiries@fineyoungartists.co.nz 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

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