'Sometimes I've believed as many as six
impossible things before breakfast.'
Our Breakfast Club provides a welcoming and friendly environment for all children at Rimrose Hope CE Primary School. We provide breakfast, which consists of cereal, toast, fruit, yoghurt, milk and fruit juice. Breakfast Club runs Monday to Friday from 8am. Children are able to access breakfast club until 8.30am. There is a small charge of 50p per day.
'A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. '
Choir meet up once a week to practice their singing and performing skills. They have recently performed at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and with children from Chesterfield High School at local Christmas concerts.
' I start early, and I stay late. Day after day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.'
We currently have four football clubs running; three which cater for all levels of ability, encouraging children to improve their own skills and set their own targets. At the end of each term, a mini-tournament is organised so that the children have the opportunity to take part and engage in competitive sport. Our other club focuses on our elite players who play in our representative team.
'Fun Football' on a Wednesday lunchtime for children in Year 1/2.
'Fun Football' on a Thursday lunchtime for children in Year 3/4.
'Fun Football' on a Friday lunchtime for children in Year 5/6.
The school team practices on Thursday after school 3:30 - 4:30pm.
Friday Change4Life Club
'Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.'
Every Friday from 3:00pm - 4:00pm, children from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 meet to take part in a variety of fitness based activities. These include basic circuits, cross country activities, orienteering, walks and general game playing. Our aim is to encourage the children to become more active and understand the need for a healthy lifestyle in a fun environment.
'Life is more fun if you play games.'
Fun4Kids is an external company who run an after-school club on our premises each night from 3:00pm - 6pm. Each half term, the staff from Fun4Kids deliver an after school club for us and each half term has a new focus.
'The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.'
Every Thursday lunchtime and after school, Mr Whitehead comes to take a group of children for guitar lessons. During the course of the year, the children have the opportunity to perform at various school events and also take external exams.
Young Leaders Play Activities
'Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.'
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Earlier this year, we trained sixteen Year 5 and 6 play leaders. Their role is to engage children on the infant yard in fun activities every lunchtime between 12:15pm and 12:45pm.
'Rhythm is the soul of life. The whole universe revolves in rhythm. Everything and every human action revolves in rhythm.'
Our guitar lessons are available for junior children (Yr 3-6). Lessons take place during Thursday afternoons and during the extra curricular club activities on Friday afternoon. The children are taught by our experienced music teacher Mr. Whitehead. The children are taught to play acoustic pieces as well as playing along to backing music. The children also learn to read and compose their own music. At the end of each term, the children perform to parents/carers and whole school audiences.
'Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.'
Mary Lou Retton
We are delighted to offer the opportunity for boys and girls to join our gymnastics class each Monday. The session is run by an experienced and qualified Gymnastic coach. During the session, the children will use different equipment and apparatus in order to improve their agility, flexibility, strength, balance and co-ordination. They will also work on and perform a display for their parents/carers at the end of each term.