The vast majority of activities at Claires Court are available at no extra cost. Where there is an extra cost, details are given below.
ActivityNameGroupCostDescription
ART
Art & Textile TechniquesGirls - Years 7-11
Art ClubBoys & Girls - Years 7-11Lunchtime Art Club at Senior Boys is an opportunity for senior boys to pop into the art room to work on their art work. No need to sign up

After School Art Club gives the senior pupils opportunity to complete work, and to explore different art methods and techniques
Art ClubBoys - Years 3-6Art club will allow the boys to explore different drawing techniques to enhance their skills. The boys will also have the opportunity to use a range of mediums to produce their own artwork as well as creating collaborative pieces of work.
CHESSChessBoys - Years 3 - 6
Chess club offers boys of all strengths the opportunity to improve their chess through display board instruction, supervised lichess exercises and the chance to play against their friends.
COOKERY
Fun With FoodGirls - Years 7Food Club
Fun With FoodGirls - Years R-2Fun With Food
FENCINGLittle MusketeersBoys - Years R-6Reception and Year 1 3:30-4pm
Years 2-6 4-5pm

Fencing activity run by an external company.
For more information, see this Video...

GUIDED PLAYGuided PlayBoys - Years R-2Guided Play allows our younger boys a relaxing time to enjoy with their friends. There is a focus activity every afternoon to participate in but the boys are also able to explore other pursuits independently
LANGUAGES
French ClubBoys - Years 5-6French club will be a fun opportunity for the boys to learn a little more about the country whilst brushing up on their French conversational skills. They will be exposed to key vocabulary which they might come across whilst holidaying in France.
Spanish ClubBoys - Years 3-4In Spanish club, we will be exposing the boys to Spanish vocabulary through songs, activities, rhymes and role play, whilst developing their conversational skills, interest and curiosity through an introduction to the Spanish language and culture.
LEGO CLUBLego ClubBoys - Years 1-2In Lego Club we will be focusing on designing and building using Lego bricks! In a relaxed atmosphere the boys will be able to use their creativity and teamwork skills to complete some challenges, problem solve, design and build their own models and also enjoy some free play. The possibilities are endless with Lego!
MUSICKeyboard ClubBoys - Years 7-8
NATURE
Environment & Nature ClubBoys - Years 1-2In Environment/Nature club pupils will have the opportunity to explore the school grounds and appreciate the wildlife in our local area. Pupils will discuss environmental issues such as conservation and pollution and will explore ideas of how they can reduce their environmental impact. The children will also take part in art and craft activities based on nature.
GardeningBoys - Years 3-6Boys will have an opportunity to design, plant and tend their own vegetables and flowers. They will also help with the remaining school gardening beds weeding, watering and learning a variety of practical skills.
PADDLE SPORTSPaddle SportsBoys & Girls - Years 7-13An opportunity to students to learn the basics of kayaking, canoeing and SUPing, or for more experienced paddlers to practice their skills.
Paddle Sports takes place at our Taplow watersports centre with Qualified BCU Instructors
Students will be collected from Junior Boys at 4.00pm, College at 4.10pm and from Senior Boys at 4.20pm.

Some additional kit required - students are likely to get wet!

Session ends at 6.15pm. Students are not able to catch the school bus and therefore need to be collected from site. (Taplow Lake, Amerden Ln, Taplow, Maidenhead SL6 0EA)

£35 per term (billed)
PHOTOGRAPHYPhotography ClubBoys - Year 6In Photography Club we explore techniques to make creative images. This includes looking at composition, colour, depth of field and the best camera setting for different styles of photography, as well as some elementary photo editing techniques.

We strongly encourage participants to bring their own camera which, at a minimum, should be one which allows the user control over shutter speed, aperture and ISO (sensitivity) settings. Boys' cameras can be looked after securely during the day at school. Ideally, we suggest a 'bridge' camera or entry level DSLR / mirrorless, although much is possible with more affordable equipment.

Due to the individual support which is necessary in such an activity, places are limited.
READINGSupersonic ReadersBoys - Years 3-4An opportunity for boys to have access to the school library books for some uninterrupted reading time as well as the privilege of being allowed to borrow extra books. If the weather is nice the boys can go outside and choose a shady spot to get immersed in their favourite book. The boys will also have the opportunity to discuss what they are reading, complete some fun reading based activities, quizzes and share stories together.
ROWING
RowingBoys - Years 9-13Ergos / Land Training / Conditioning / Water Training www.facebook.com/clairescourtboatclub

Years 9-13 £75 per term (billed)
(No additional cost to students who row for their sport option)
RowingGirls - Years 10-11
SAILINGSailingBoys & Girls - Years 5-11An opportunity to students to learn the basics of sailing, or for more experienced paddlers to practice their skills.
Sailing takes place at our Taplow watersports centre with Qualified RYA Instructors

Students will be collected from Junior Boys at 4.00pm, College at 4.10pm and from Senior Boys at 4.20pm.

Some additional kit required - students are likely to get wet!

Session ends at 6.15pm. Students are not able to catch the school bus and therefore need to be collected from site. (Taplow Lake, Amerden Ln, Taplow, Maidenhead SL6 0EA)

£35 per term (billed)
SCIENCEScience ClubBoys - Years 3-4In Science club the pupils will plan and carry out a range of investigations and experiments, for example creating the biggest bubbles they can, making a lava lamp, building structures to withstand earthquakes and lots of other fun messy science activities!
SPORT
5-Aside FootballBoys - Years 9-10
AthleticsBoys - Years 3-6In Athletics club we aim to develop pupils running, jumping and throwing through fun games and activities, which are competitive and non-competitive. Children are coached in a fun, supportive environment, but are expected to try hard.
CricketBoys - Years 3-6In Cricket club we hope to help pupils develop and build on a love for cricket. Whether in the cricket nets or through games and practices we aim to improve pupils bowling, batting and fielding and above all have fun!
Multi-SportsBoys - R-6In Multi Sports Club pupils will get the opportunity to try a huge variety of sports and games. Developing the fundamental skills that can be applied to all sports. All sessions will be aimed to keep pupils as active as possible while having fun!
SoftballBoys - 5-6In Softball boys will learn all aspects from batting to catching with a glove. They will also have a chance to play games against each other.
SWIMMING
SwimmingBoys - Years R-1In Reception and Year 1 Swimming the focus will be on reintroducing the pupils to being in water while helping them with their water confidence and improving their swimming. There are two evenings for both year groups, however, due to limited numbers allowed in the pool we request that you choose just one of the evenings to attend.
SwimmingBoys - Years 2-6The focus for Year 2 - Year 6 Swimming will be to reintroduce the pupils to the swimming pool while helping all of our pupils to build on their precious swimming knowledge and to improve on the various swimming strokes.
Numbers allowed in the pool are limited to 8 and if we are over subscribed we will endeavour to be equitable.
ULTIMATE FRISBEEUltimate FrisbeeBoys - Years 7Fun in the fresh air. Who can be the ultimate frisbee champion?
WRITINGBecome An AuthorBoys - Years 3-6This is an exciting opportunity for the boys to create their own books from scratch and ‘become an author!’ Within this activity we will design and plan our own short stories or comics and bring them to life using images, fonts, animations and a whole host of other exciting features that go into making a book.

*Pending