Extra Curricular Activities
Fee Paying Clubs
The fee-paying clubs will hold their meetings after school hours on different days of the week as selected for interested children. All students are to belong to at least 2 fee-paying clubs. Brownie or Cub Scout.
Below are the fee-paying clubs in Brooke House School;
The Basketball and the Football club provide an avenue to encourage physical exercise and cognitive skills for children of all ages. In addition to teaching basic ball skills such as dribbling, throwing, aiming and bouncing, the football club also encourages self-confidence, teamwork, enhanced muscle and bone development and awareness of good posture. Club activities day will be fixed.
Dance club is a physical activity that helps to build muscle tone and fitness. It teaches focus, and a meticulous attitude, as it requires following a set of procedures before the dance routine can be successful. Club activities day will be fixed.
Human bodies need exercise children included. To run, jump and get out of breath. One of the huge benefits of taekwondo for children is that children exercise their whole body, from top to toe and gain all round physical fitness. Club activities day will be fixed
In Chess club, we thrive to develop the cognitive and logical reasoning abilities of members while having fun. The chess game invented to help men and women escape from the deceptions of chance games demand a lot of planning skill and reasoning for a winner to emerge. Club activities day will be fixed.
Nigeria Languages Club
Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
The Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba are the three major Nigerian languages. Encouraging young children to learn their Mother tongue would help them to develop confidence, self-esteem and their unique identity within a multicultural society. It will also provide answers to many of their questions such as ‘Why do I have the name I bear? Why do I eat certain kinds of food that Emeka doesn’t eat? Why do we celebrate certain festivals and Gbenga doesn’t ‘? Culture and traditions essentially go hand in hand with language. Club activities day will be fixed.
The French club creates opportunities for the child to be internationally minded, and also develops the confidence and self-esteem needed to interact with people of varied cultures, and ethnicities. Club activities day will be fixed.
The Brownie Club is a club that grooms young girls to affect their environment positively. The motto is ‘Lend a Hand’. The Brownies do different things in the club, we have been able to teach members how to behave in public, which includes proper body posture, personal hygiene, home management, First Aid and care for the needy.
The CUB SCOUT involves teaching children the value of responsibility wherever they find themselves in the society. It deals with real life issues and exposes the children to the values of being upright citizens and usefulness to the society. Club activities day will be fixed.
At Kids Create Club, we create fun ways for children to learn, explore and express themselves. With tremendous success our specially designed educational and thought-provoking activities nurture creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication skills in the children
Coding club meets once a week after school. Students start their coding experience with code.org, which is a program designed to teach students the basics of coding! Once students show mastery in code.org they are moved onto a more advanced coding program called scratch! The most successful coders in each grade level get a chance to compete in coding expos.
Non-Fee Paying Clubs
The non-fee-paying clubs hold their meetings after school hours on Fridays and all pupils are required to belong to a minimum of one non fee-paying club.
Below are the non-fee-paying clubs in Brooke House School;
Also known as, Ping-Pong this game teaches pupils eye-hand coordination, teamwork and the ability to think on their feet.
Football club provides a great way to encourage physical exercise and cognitive skills for children of all ages. In addition to teaching basic ball skills such as dribbling, throwing, aiming and bouncing, the football club also encourages self-confidence, teamwork, enhanced muscle and bone development and awareness of good posture.
The press/reading club helps pupils to develop their reading and writing skills, which happen to be two of the main ways an individual can communicate. In reading and the press club, they learn to broaden their horizon, change their mindset about situations and focus more on shaping their world using these communication tools.
Etiquette explains good manners and social graces. Video clips on sundry etiquette topics help to broaden the horizon of the pupils. It also corrects various mistakes made by pupils on how to comport themselves wherever they are. In Etiquette Club, we also discuss telephone etiquette, how to meet people, and receive guests and visitors.
Cookery club teaches pupils different aspects of cooking, home management, food and nutrition. Activities lined up include cooking, baking, juice making and lots more that will help in broadening their imaginations/horizon and improve creativity.
Art & Craft
Art and Craft stimulates creativity and imagination in the pupils. Through Art and Craft activities, they learn to make informed judgments, aesthetic and practical decisions and becoming actively involved in shaping environments.
We also aim to ensure that all children benefit from a wide range of experiences, using wide range of materials during their time at Brooke House School.
Music is a powerful and unique form of communication that can change the way pupils feel, think and act. It also increases self-discipline, creativity, aesthetics, sensitivity and fulfillment. The club’s primary aim is to enable children enjoy singing, training their voice and learning how to play different musical instruments.