Here at Christ Church CE Academy we take pride in offering our pupils the opportunity to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. We provide a range of opportunities to nurture, develop and stretch pupils' talents and interests.
At the end of Key Stage 2, children get the chance to experience a residential trip. In March 2023 our Year 6 pupils went to Kingswood, Penistone where they took part in outdoor adventurous activities.
Specialist Coaches and Tutors
We employ specialist coaches and tutors from Pennine Sports Partnership to support our curriculum during and after school hours.
Active lessons helping young children to develop good mental health and well being with the introduction of age appropriate mindfulness. Lessons include aspects of Pilates, Yoga and Meditation.
Pupils develop social skills such as conflict resolution, teamwork, communication and trust to improve classroom behaviours and performance. Structured lessons embed routines and encompass core school values.
Increased knowledge of a good diet and why it is important for long-term health. Children gain the understanding of food groups, hydration and are able to select appropriate meals that they enjoy. Giving the pupils the skills to make healthy choices in future.
The school holds competitive fixtures against other schools which take place after school in sports such as cycling, tennis, football, netball, athletics, cricket and swimming.
For World Book Day, Year 5 were given the exciting opportunity to visit our local library and meet Nyanda Foday, a poet. The children were intrigued by her poetry and asked thoughtful and poignant questions. Inspired by her work, all pupils then had the opportunity to write their own poetry focusing on different emotions. The children’s poetry showed imagination and flare