The vast majority of activities at Claires Court are available at no extra cost. Where there is an extra cost, details are given below.
ART
Boys Year 2
  • Art Club gives the pupils opportunity to explore different art methods and techniques. Throughout the term the boys will be encouraged to try many different types of media and to experience many different styles of art work, from ideas brought in or from the art 'greats'.
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Boys Years 3-6
  • Drop in Art Club is an opportunity for pupils to have some quiet time in the art room to complete unfinished work or to simply have access to the art materials for anything they wish to produce. You do not have to book in, however, a register will be taken. Every morning apart from Thursdays - 8.10am - 8.40am
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Boys Years 7-11
  • Lunchtime Art Club is an opportunity for senior boys to pop into the art room to work on their art work. 
  • No need to sign up
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Boys & Girls Years 7-11
  • Art Club gives the senior pupils opportunity to complete work, and to explore different art methods and techniques
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Girls Years R-2
  • Arts & Crafts
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ARTS AWARD
Boys & Girls

Year 8
  • An opportunity to work with trained advisors and gain a qualification through Trinity College London.
  • Continues throughout the year Includes materials, masterclasses and moderation www.artsaward.org.uk
£35
for the full year
Billed
BALLET
Girls

Years R - 6
  • Pale Pink leotard, Pale Pink ballet skirt, ballet shoes, tights or socks. 
£38
per term
Portal
Girls

Years 2 - 6
  • Black leotard Black ballet skirt, ballet shoes, tights or socks. Girls should wear their hair up.
£38
per term
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BIATHLON / RUNNING CLUB
Boys & Girls

Years 7 - 11
  • The Biathlon/Running Club leaves Senior Boys and runs along the Thames Path to Cookham and back (although there are extensions should runners wish to push themselves) and regroup at Boulters Lock before returning to school.

  • There's no pressure to run fast or far, but we expect participants to have a modicum of fitness to be able to complete 5k in 40 minutes maximum.
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BOARD GAMES
Boys

Years 4 - 11
  • Board games offers pupils the chance to play games with their peers in a relaxed atmosphere. Pupils learn to take turns, understand and follow the rules and accept that they might not win every time.
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CHESS
Boys

Years 2 - 6
  • Most competitive activity is physical, chess challenges the brain and will encourage your son to concentrate. As well as helping improve his patience and powers of calculation, chess enhances the strategic and sequencing skills.
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CHOIR
Boys Years 3 - 6
  • Junior Boys Choir - Working together and developing new skills, we perform in school concerts, local events and performances at the Royal Albert Hall or London’s O2.
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Girls Years 3 - 6
  • Junior Ensemble
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Girls Years 7 - 11
  • Senior Choir
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Girls Years 9 - 11
  • Harmony Choir
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COOKERY
Boys Year 3
  • Junior Boys Cookery Club - Come and learn how to make a range of sweet and savoury dishes. Examples of sweet dishes are cookies, cupcakes, fruit tarts and scones. For the savoury options; muffins, quiches, cheese twists, sausage rolls etc. 
  • At the end of every session you will get to take home what you have prepared.
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Girls Years 3-6
  • Junior Girls Cookery Club
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Girls Years R-2
  • Fun With Food
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Girls Years 7-9
  • Food Club
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CRICKET 
Boys Years 4 - 6
  • Outdoor Indoor cricket sessions at Junior Boys, targeting skill development.
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Boys Years 7 - 8
  •  The sessions help cricketers to learn the basic bowling action as well as correct techniques in different areas of fielding, namely catching and ground fielding. Cricketers improve their ability to perform key front foot and back foot batting strokes, focusing on correct technique. In addition, time is spent helping cricketers to develop their skills through conditioned small sided games.
  • Normally run at Boyn Hill or North Maidenhead Cricket Club
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Boys Years 9 - 10
  •  The sessions continue to develop basic skills in batting, bowling and fielding. The aim is to work on an individual basis with regards to improving each pupil's batting and bowling with this ranging from improving basic skills to working at a more advanced level. There is a focus on encouraging cricketers to think more about the tactics of cricket at varying stages of matches and time is spent developing their skills through conditioned games.
  • Normally run at Boyn Hill Cricket Club
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CRICKET NETS
Boys Years 4 - 6
  • Indoor cricket net sessions will be targeting skill development across; batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping, as well as the vital match play skills required.
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CROSS COUNTRY
Boys
Years 4 - 6
  • A taster of different athletic training techniques (interval, fartlek and sprints), guaranteed to improve fitness for other sports, as well as 2-3 mile group runs. All abilities welcome. Be prepared to get muddy and explore surrounding fields.
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DANCE
Girls Years R - 1 £40
per term

Portal
Girls Years 2-6 £50
per term
DRAMA
Boys

Years 2 - 6
  • In each session boys are encouraged to share news within a maximum/minimum time frame. The shy boys get time to speak with their peers, and the more chatty boys have to think about what is really important. Then the boys are given a theme to create their own drama stories, with a focus on telling stories. A beginning, middle and ending are essential. Each group performs their play.
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Boys & Girls Years 5-6
  • Competition / ISA Drama for selected boys and girls, run at the Junior Boys site.
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FOOTBALL
Boys

Year R-1
  • LITTLE MAGPIES FOOTBALL
  • Little Magpies Football sessions offer Junior Boys after school football training with FA qualified coaches. Sessions will:
    • Focus on having a fun and positive experience of football
    • Highlight the benefit of sport and physical activity as part of a fun and healthy lifestyle
    • Encourage team play
    • Promote the values of the Football Association; respect, fair play, discipline and equality.
    • Further Information...
£30
per term
Portal
Boys

Years 2-6 £55
per term
Portal
Boys Years 7 - 10
  • Senior after school football training will focus on enhancing individual skill levels of each child and building the player for the team. Every player will be taught the core technical principles of control, passing, shooting and dribbling.
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GUIDED PLAY
Boys
Years R-1
  • The boys are cared for after school while waiting for their older siblings doing activities or until they transfer to the girls’ school for later After School Care. The boys will play games, read quietly and sometimes watch an age appropriate DVD during this time.
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GYMNASTICS DEVELOPMENT
Girls
Years 3-6
  • Morning session of gymnastics development training with a qualified external coach
£28
per term
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GYM SQUAD
Girls
Years 3-6
  • Gymnastics development training with a qualified external coach
£35
per term
Portal
ICT SKILLS
Girls 
Years 4-11
  • Touch Typing and an introduction to programming in Scratch.
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JUDO
Boys & Girls
Year 1
  • Judo is an Olympic sport that demands both physical prowess and great mental discipline. It is a game of two skills where you aim to throw your opponent and use grappling techniques to pin them to the floor to score points for the win. Judo is a rigorous and physically demanding physical activity. It helps with strength, agility, flexibility, speed and most of all team work as we all work. They are graded on their Japanese terminology, their skills and awarded certificates and special awards.
  • Run by an outside provider, Mrs Victoria Hayden. 
  • Spaces are strictly limited and priority will be given to boys who have participated in the previous term. 
  • Early session for year 1 
  • Two mixed ability sessions are available for boys in Years 2-6 from 4pm-5pm or 5pm-6pm. 
  • It is essential that boys taking up this activity should return a completed consent form before they can take part. 
  • This is open to all boys whether or not they have any previous experience in the sport.
  • Further Information...
JUDOEND
£30
per term

Portal
Years 2-6 £40
per term
KARATE
Boys

Year 1
  • Run by an outside provider, Sensei Sue McCormick. 
  • Early session for year 1 Later session for years 2-6. 
  • Remember there are no late buses on a Friday so the boys need to be collected at 5pm.
  • Boys interested in taking part will need to get appropriate letters from Mr Leuzinger and these must be signed by parents and returned before the first session.
  • Further Information...
£75 per term
+ £30 license fee
Portal
Boys

Years 2-6 £105 per term + £30 license fee
KAYAKING
Boys & Girls Years 7-13
  • An opportunity to students to learn the basics of kayaking, or for more experienced paddlers to practice their skills.
  • Sailing takes place on the Thames from Boulters Island
  • Qualified BCU Instructors
  • Students from Junior Boys or College catch the early link bus and join Senior Boys to walk from the Raymill Road site.
  • Session ends at 6.15pm. Students are not able to catch the school bus and therefore need to be collected from Senior Boys.
  • Some additional kit required - students are likely to get wet!
  • More Information...
£35
per term
Billed
LEGO CLUB
Boys Years 1-2
  • Lego Club is a great opportunity for the boys to work together, use their imaginations to build models and best of all have fun and play with Lego! 
  • Numbers are limited to 20 per session so they are on a first come first served basis.
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LIFEGUARDING
Boys Years 5-6
  • This is an opportunity for the boys to enjoy, learn and practise some lifeguarding drills. Such an important set of skills to know, our boys will be able to learn about water safety and how to prevent accidents in the water. A very useful club!
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LITTLE MUSKETEERS
Boys Years 3-6
  • Little Musketeers classes are designed and managed by Olympic fencer and four times British National Champion James Beevers and is a fun, safe and educational environment for young children to learn the sport of fencing. What child has not grown up pretending to be a swashbuckling pirate, a dueling Musketeer, or even the master of swordplay himself, Zorro? Why do they do it? Because it’s fun! Little Musketeers provide bright coloured foam and plastic foils and plastic masks with mesh visors that are safe and yet hard enough to give children the real feel of fencing. We ensure visors are worn at all times giving peace of mind as well as that genuine fencing experience. 
£ 95
per term
Portal
MATHS CLUB
Boys Years 5-6
  • Junior Maths Club - This after school activity is for boys who would like to enjoy playing games with a mathematical aim or complete varying activities to enhance and challenge their mathematical understanding.
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Boys Years 10-11
  • Maths Booster Club - This is a chance for year 10 and year 11 boys to work on their Maths in preparation for their GCSEs.
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MODEL MAKING
Boys
Years 4-6
  • Pupils can enjoy some quiet time making models of their own choice.
  • The boys will need to bring a suitable model to construct (i.e. Airfix, Lego, Meccano, wood etc).
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NEWSPAPER
Boys
Years 4-6
  • Join the CCJB Newspaper Team, where you'll contribute to the publication of the CCJB Termly Newspaper. Your contributions, created individually or as a group, can be varied to suit your interests. Choose to report on a recent or upcoming event, interview key people or create activity pages for our readers to enjoy!
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Boys Years 6 - 13
  • In photography club students enjoy creating images while learning about composition, colour and texture. They develop a basic understanding of how aperture and shutter speed settings combine to create effective pictures.
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Girls Years 3-6
  • Learn the basics of photograph
  • Girls will need to bring their own camera
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Girls Year 8
  • Year 8 girls can use their photography towards their Arts Award qualification.
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ROWING
Boys Years 7-8
  • Ergos / Land Training / Conditioning / Water Training
  • www.facebook.com/clairescourtboatclub
  • (No additional cost to students who row for their sport option)
£65
per term
Billed
Boys & Girls Years 9-13 £75
per term
SAILING
Boys & Girls Years 5-13
  • An opportunity to students to learn the basics of sailing, or for more experienced sailors to practice their skills.
  • Sailing takes place at Maidenhead Sailing Club
  • Qualified RYA Instructors
  • Students from Junior Boys or College catch the early link bus and are dropped at the lake.
  • Session ends at 6.15pm. Students are not able to catch the school bus and therefore need to be collected from Maidenhead Sailing Club.
  • Additional kit required - students are likely to get wet!
  • More Information...
  • (No additional cost to students who sail for their sport option)
£35
per term
Billed
SAQ FITNESS
Boys Years 5-6
  • Speed, Agility and Quickness training is for those pupils who would like to improve their fast twitch muscle fibres and become faster on the sports fields. The training is fun and also builds general anaerobic fitness. A great club for those boys who want to run between the wickets more quickly in cricket, beat their opponents on the rugby pitch, or sprint ahead of a defender in football! Tuesday mornings - 8.10am-8.40am
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SUPERSONIC READERS
Boys Years 3-6
  • Supersonic Readers is an after school activity for those who enjoy curling up with a good book in the library on the comfy cushions. Boys enjoy an extra library book privilege and a weekly reading related activity after 30 mins of quiet reading.
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SWIM SQUAD
Girls Years 3-13
  • Selected swimmers training at The College
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SWIMMING
Boys
Years 1-6
  • Beginners - for those boys who are just starting out in the swimming world! 
  • Stroke Improvement - open to all pupils who would like to improve the technical areas of their swimming strokes. Boys will have the opportunity to learn and practise the more intricate skills required in all strokes and improve their efficiency in the water. 
  • Advanced - for boys who are comfortable in the water. 
  • Elite – open to boys in Years 4-6 who are extremely competent in the water and can progress with more advances strokes.
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SWIMMING - WATER POLO
Boys
Years 5-6
  • Lots of fun! The boys will learn how to play water polo and have the chance to play in small sided games in the water. This is real favourite with our boys and is great for improving general cardiovascular fitness and water confidence.
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TASKMASTER
Girls
Years 5-6
  • Taskmaster is a series of individual and team-building challenges which the children will undertake each week.
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THINK TANK
Boys
Years 3-6
  • This is a highly structured ‘board games’ based activity in which children not only have fun, but learn ‘cooperation, teamwork, role clarity, strategy and tactics’. In doing so, they develop ‘key social, emotional and thinking skills’. Separate letters are available for those interested in taking part in this activity.
  • Further Information...
  • SUMMER 19 TERM - No session on June 11.
Summer Term £68.00





(normally £85.00)

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TENNIS DEVELOPMENT
Boys & Girls
Years 1-13 £150
for 10 sessions
(including transport)
Billed
YOGA
Boys
Years 2-6
  • Yoga uses exercise, breathing techniques and meditation to unite the body with the mind. To get maximum benefit from the session, your child will need to have good focus and a positive attitude, but no other experience is necessary. Yoga will improve strength, flexibility and should hopefully send your child home calm and relaxed!
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Girls Years R-6 - -
YOUNG WRITERS
Boys Years 4-6
  • For all budding young writers and those keen to build on their creative writing skills. Why not join our Young Writers after school activity? We will spend the sessions looking at different forms of writing including short stories, poetry, monologues and everything in between. It is an opportunity to share your creative flair in a workshop environment, where all ideas are welcome.
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