Clubs & Extra-Curricular Activities/Lessons
As well as the activities shown in the table above, the children at Ben Rhydding Primary School also take part in various inter-school sports activities. To view the sports fixtures and results, click on the ‘Parents’ tab at the top of the homepage and then click on ‘Sports Fixtures and Results’.
On Tuesdays Mrs Idle and Mrs Lorimer conduct our choir sessions. The sessions are optional and open to any pupils in Key Stage Two. We currently have about sixty members of the choir. We learn songs for the Harvest Festival and Christmas Carol Concert. We also take part in the Wharfedale Music Festival and National Sing Up Day. If you would like to join please let Mrs Idle or Mrs Lorimer know.
Learn to Rock
Private Learn to Rock lessons are available for children who are keen to learn the drums, keyboard or singing. There is currently a waiting list for the lessons.
On Mondays we have woodwind lessons with Ms.Redding. We learn how to play the flute, clarinet and saxophone. We get a music book and you learn how to play a tune each week. We work towards exams and we gain music medals. Some lessons are on your own, some lessons are taught in small groups. The lessons have a fee.
On Wednesdays we have guitar lessons with Mr Sweet. We learn new music pieces and in Year 6 you can work towards exams. The lessons are taught in a small group and you have to pay for the lessons.
On Wednesdays we also have strings lessons (cello, violin, viola) with Mrs Briggs. We work towards exams and how to play new music pieces. The lessons can be taught 1 to 1 or in a small group, you have to pay for the lessons.
On Thursdays we have an opportunity to have private piano lessons. These lessons are paid for by our parents. We work towards piano exams as well as learning tunes for fun. These lessons are taught by Mr.Kitchen.