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  • An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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Thursday Club Options

Junior Engineers

with Ms. Cindy Ali

for Reception and Year 1

In this club, students will have fun exploring and creating structures with a variety of resources in an informal setting. Building materials have significant cognitive and academic benefits for Early Years children. Not only is this club fun and exciting, but it also helps the students develop a wide variety of skills and abilities. There are both short and long term positive effects of working with construction manipulatives. For instance, children can learn basic colors and shapes, while also learning visual-spatial awareness which will help develop future reading and writing skills. The children will also learn to cooperate with others as well as problem solve during this club.

 

Busy Fingers

with Ms. Erika Robinet

for Reception and Year 1

In the Busy Fingers club, students will be developing their fine motor control through a range of fun activities.  We will be working with playdough, threading, cutting, and more!  Fine motor control is a vital skill for young children to develop as it will aid in tasks such as fastening buttons, doing up zippers, writing, drawing, and more.  When a child has good fine motor control, they are more likely to engage in self-care tasks independently.  If you would like to build your child’s finger strength, send them to the Busy Fingers club!

 

Balance Bikes

provided by 天大 KIDS BALANCE BIKE CLUB

for Reception and Year 1

Qitian Dasheng was the first balance-bike / BMX sports club to be formed in Sichuan. The club has a 1000 square meters indoor racing venue and has built 3000 square meters of outdoor balance bike, BMX (small wheeled vehicle) and expansion training venue. The club has built a scientific and standardized children's teaching system, ranging from 2.5 up to 12 years old. In this club they will be focusing on the balance bikes, letting kids who are not quite ready for pedal-bikes build their confidence and balance. The course is a perfect introduction for future cyclists. This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

 

Go (Weiqi) and Chinese Calligraphy

with Ms. Amy Xia

for Reception and Year 1

GO(Weiqi) and Chinese Calligraphy are Chinese traditional forms. They have a very long history. ‘GO’ is a game played by two players with black and white pieces on a board. It's a worldwide movement of sports entertainment. Chinese Calligraphy is the form of visual art, using a brush to write Chinese characters with various writing styles.

 

Football

provided by ICON Sports

for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

ICON were established in 2014 to provide professional sports training to youngsters in Chengdu and beyond. Our coaches will deliver age-appropriate training to ensure that each individual child is able to improve their skill level while learning more about the game itself. The main focuses of the course will be: Increasing technical ability such as dribbling, passing and shooting.
1v1 / 2v2 / 2v1 drills to develop basic attacking and defending principles.
Small sided games to increase tactical and match awareness (possession, combination play, transitions). Team Matches to practice all of the above.

This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

Yoga and movement

with Ms. Wendy Zheng

for Year 1 and Year 2

Through video and live instruction, students can relax their bodies and reduce stress learning breathing, mindfulness and stretching techniques.

 

Board Games

with Ms. Linda Li

for Y1 and Year 2

Come and have fun building up your strategy skills with some popular board games.

 

Twinkl Original Story Club

with Ms. Bree Huang

for Year 1 and Year 2.

Twinkl original story pack contains a range of resources to help children to support learning. It contains a copy of the text, role play activities, crafts, games and more. We will have story reading, craft making, role play activities, and games during club time. Students can build their vocabularies, reading skills and communication skills. I hope we all will have a meaningful time together.

 

Mindful Coloring

with Ms. Jody Zhou

for Year 1 and Year 2

Mindful coloring asks us to focus on how we choose and apply color in a design to bring our awareness to the present moment. This process is similar to meditation. It can improve our overall sense of wellbeing. We feel more relaxed by paying attention to the present moment. We are also practicing training our minds to focus which can help in our study.

 

Baseball

provided by USports Baseball Academy

for Year 1 to Year 6

Baseball is called “Chess game on the Grass”, it can stimulate children's sporting potential and develop their fighting spirit as well as  enhance social skills, sense of cooperation, logical thinking and concentration. Our games-based approach to teaching and learning baseball will provide:
-Tee Ball Methodology(G1-G3), Pitch Methodology(G4-G6)
-Learn by Playing and Practice to build confidence.
-Play by Rules, Teamwork, Independent Decision making, spatial awareness, Concentration development, and creates a fun practice atmosphere.
-Modified games with coaches setting up the rules, maintaining good tempo, and time management. How to get outs and score runs, good catch play.

This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

Design Craft

provided by

for Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4

DesignCraft is a unique course designed and taught by Elite Education.
The main aim of this course is to introduce young people to the design process and to provide an environment where students can explore their creativity and imagination without limitations. Each class is filled with specific challenges that are purposely placed to enable students to extend their learning beyond the usual classroom experience. DesignCraft uses Ipads and specifically the Minecraft app as tools to teach children how to collaboratively communicate, design, and create. Each week students work together on different creations within their simulated world. Students work in teams to discuss, design and create their projects, and assign roles and specific tasks to each member.
At the end of the class students are asked to present their work to the other groups in the class. This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

Primary Student Council

with Mr. Ryan McKinnon

Club by Invitation for Year 2 to Year 6

Student Council will be involved with the improvements of the school. Students will be asked to share their ideas to make the school a better place and will work as a committee to create solutions to problems. This is a very important club for students to have a voice in their school.

 

Primary Coding Club

with Ms. Andrea O’Keeffe and Ms. Tracy Connor

for Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, and Year 6

Children will learn the fundamentals of computer science with drag & drop blocks. Children will create their own games, art, and digital stories that they can share - all while developing problem-solving, collaboration, persistence, and computational thinking skills. Every course includes "unplugged" activities that teach computational thinking and digital citizenship skills without computers.

 

Primary Choir

with Ms. Sharon Zeng

for Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, and Year 6

This choir club is aimed at attracting students' interest in singing, teaching the correct ways to vocalise well, improve the understanding of musical notation, rhythm and intonation, feel the beauty of different styles of tunes. Students can utilise the advantage of their own voice to feel the beauty in different part of pitch and the integration of the music. After a lot of practice, they will know how to sing songs professionally and precisely.

 

Table Tennis Club

with Ms. Theresa He

for Year 3, Year 4 and Year 5

Table Tennis or Ping-Pong club is coming! This is a popular sport all over the world! It’s good for building reaction speed, balance and getting some fresh air outside! Come and join us.

 

Rubik's Cube

provided by Sichuan Jinghui Yingcai Education Technology Ltd

for Year 4, Year 5, and Year 6

While Rubik's Cube appears to be a fun game for most, regular use is proven to help develop skills such as concentration, memorizing and logical thinking.
Research also shows that children who play well in Rubik's Cube normally excel in math. Our club will give all children the chance to improve these skills in a fun and challenging environment. This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

Under 11 Football Team (Boys and Girls)

with Mr. Matt Fletcher

for Year 4, Year 5, and Year 6

This is a coaching club for students who would like to take part in CISA U11 football competition. The U11 competition involves teams of 7 players (5 boys and 2 girls) and will take place sometime in October. Players who just wish to take part in a fun activity and build fitness are also welcome. There is no special equipment required for training but PE suitable trainers are necessary.

 

Environmental Club

with Mr. Paul McCarthy

for Year 4 to Year 13

Nature not only provides us with a place to live it is also our first educator. The Sciences, Mathematics, Visual Arts and many more areas of study are all built upon natural laws already in existence, and humanity’s attempts to decode the patterns and make sense of the world around us. In this service club we will be exploring how we in Léman may contribute to more sustainable living habits by studying our campus and coming up with ways of improving how our school operates. We will look at ways of improving our recycling, composting and waste-management performance, creat habitats on campus to attract pollinators and find ways of improving the aesthetic of our school. This club is suitable for students who have a passion for ecology and sustainable living, as well as for students who wish to do service learning.

  

The Léman News Club

with Ms. Emily Islam

for Year 5 and Year 6

Are you fascinated by news around the world? Do you like presenting or want to develop your presentation skills? Do you have an interest in video editing? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you will love the Léman News Club.The Léman News club offers you the opportunity to discuss world and local news, as well as events at Léman. You will work collaboratively to plan, film and edit your own newscasts to share online with the families at Léman. You will develop critical thinking, problem solving and public speaking skills. You will also learn how to use video editing software and green screen effects.  If you are looking to be the next front-line journalist, then the Léman News club is for you!

 

Dodgeball

with Mr. Mazhar Ghaffar

for Year 5, Year 6 and Year 7

Dodgeball is not only one of the most fun and popular sports to play, it also has huge benefits for athletics performance. The skills of evasion, balance, hand-eye coordination, tactics and team play learned through Dodgeball are all transferable to other sports afterwards. Come join us in this club to improve our cardiovascular fitness and have lots of fun.

 

Dramarama

provided by Elite Education Ltd.

for Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8

Dramarama is a fun and interactive performance-based course designed and created by Elite Education. This course focuses on developing core soft skills such as; self-confidence, self-expression, public speaking and acting.
In every class, students will take part in a range of activities including; improvisation activities, mime, role-pays, script development, and movement games. Participants will practice core theatre skills like; voice projection, facial expressions and body language through developing their own sketches, giving and viewing a range of performances and exploring different character archetypes.
All activities are student led and participants are encouraged to use their own imagination and creativity to explore their theatrical style. Students will work on two short plays throughout the course and a final performance will be held after the last class. This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

Chess Club

with Mr. Tom Ferguson

for Year 5 to Year 13

Chess is a game of strategy and tactics for two players, played on an 8x8 chequered board. It has a history of thousands of years and has been described as the game of kings. As well as being an enjoyable game chess also has many academic benefits such as building problem solving skills, concentration and logical thought. This club is for students who have experience and wish to prepare for CISA Chess competition in        December.

 

Cross Country

with Ms. Elaine Penstone

for Year 5 to Year 13

Cross country training in preparation for the Inter House Cross country run, for the CISA cross country event and for individual improvement of personal best distance and best time.

 

Lights! Camera! Action!

with Mr. Paul Traynor, Ms. Tina Chen and Ms. June Ju

for Year 6 to Year 13

Are you interested in writing news and stories? Are you looking for ways to improve your photo-taking and editing skills? Do you enjoy public speaking and talking to people in front of a camera? Are you good at video editing and looking for a platform to showcase your video production? Then this is the club for you. We will work on improving presentation skills and making media productions which may be shared with our school community. A place where we can work together to help you thrive and create the unprecedented success you could never imagine.

 

Sound Engineering and DJ Club

provided by Armand Deguenon

for Year 6 to Year 13

In this activity club, students will learn techniques for wiring, editing and music production.  They will also have a basic course on the profession of DJs and will be able to create a mini concert and a radio/talk show in a friendly atmosphere based on what we are learning. Creativity, fun and music will be the keywords of this club and which will allow students to work together and also develop team spirit. Due to the technical nature of this club we can only accept a maximum of 8 students. This club is a paid option and will attract a fee payable through Icon Sports who manage our ECA’s. If you sign up for this club you will be sent details to arrange payment through the management company.

 

U15 Football Boys and Girls

with Mr. Haniful Islam, Mr. Kam Singh Mann, and Ms. Felicia Dracz

for Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10

This is a coaching club running on both days to prepare our boys and girls teams for CISA competition. Mr. Islam and Mr. Kam Singh Mann will prepare the boys’ team and Ms. Dracz will prepare the girls’ team.

 

Science Support Club

with Ms. Ginny Crigger

for Year 8, Year 9, Year 11 and Year 12 (not Year 10)

Come and get support with your online science classes! I can help you in person with any questions you may have or support your homework. I will also follow up with your science teacher and provide feedback to them and to you about your progress and how you can improve.

 

Secondary Student Council

with Mr. Jarrett Brown

Club by Invitation for Year 7 to Year 13

Student Council will be involved with the improvements of the school. Students will be asked to share their ideas to make the school a better place and will work as a committee to create solutions to problems. This is a very important club for students to have a voice in their school.

 

Mandarin Language Club

provided by Mandarin Department

Club by Invitation

This is a club to support pupils who are receiving EAL support during language time. Please do not sign up for this club unless asked to do so by Mandarin Department.

 

English Language Support Club

provided by English Department

Club by Invitation for Year 7 to Year 13

This is a club to support secondary pupils who need additional EAL support to help access the curriculum. Please do not sign up for this club unless asked to do so by English Department.