At Bute House, we offer an extensive range of clubs during lunch time and after school. They give the girls an opportunity to develop a talent or discover a new skill.
Girls from Year 1 onwards also have an hour of club time once a week on Wednesday afternoons from 2.30-3.30pm where we offer a wide range of activities for them to choose from. These change termly and can include Spanish crafts, debating, art and craft, computing, cookery, scrap bookmaking, drama, knitting, yoga, friendship bracelets, Fun with Science, gardening and puzzles.
Physical Education is a key element of our after-school provision. The girls enjoy the exercise after their exertions in the classroom! They love accomplishing new skills and experiencing team competition. The clubs are fun and are as active as possible so that the girls are challenged and enjoy what they are doing.
A wide selection of sports clubs is offered at Bute House and these include ballet, tap, netball, gymnastics, football, cricket, dance aerobics, karate tennis, swimming, cross country, street dance and athletics
Team practices are run in netball, tennis, swimming, football, cross country, athletics and gymnastics. There are regular sports fixtures against local schools and Bute also participates in tournaments at local and national level. In netball and gymnastics we regularly qualify for the IAPS national finals and in swimming we have produced several national champions.
The clubs and team practices give girls opportunities to try new sports and activities to widen their experiences and horizons. The competitive sports and the national competitions give the most talented girls the challenge and opportunity to compete at a high level. All clubs and practices encourage the learning of new skills, healthy life styles and a love of sport. The emphasis is always on girls taking part in a variety of activities, to work hard, improve their skills and fitness and above all to have fun! If their experiences at Bute are positive ones then they will want to continue their sports out of school so that it becomes an essential part of their lives.