There are a number of extra curricular activities for learners at Freemans Bay School. Information about activities is included in our school newsletters which come out fortnightly, as the activities become available.

During School Activities

Skills of Soccer with Billy Harris

Just back from watching the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Billy is ready to share his passion for soccer! 

Billy is a full-time soccer coach and ex-All White player and is returning to Freemans Bay School with his lunchtime soccer programme in 2023.  The class is for boys and girls – whether they’re beginners or hotshots.  The class is good for coordination, confidence, and ball skills, and is designed to give every child a lot of touches and be heaps of fun.   

See Billy’s website: www.billyharris.co.nz 

Who: Year 1 to Year 5 

Start Date: Week 2 Friday 10th of February 2023 

No soccer class in Week 6 Friday 10th of March 2023, due to Whole School Sports Day. 

End Date: Week 9 Friday 31st of March 2023 

Where: School Hall 

Time: Friday 1:00 to 1:40PM 

Cost: 7 sessions for $49 

Enrolment & Payment: contact Billy on 0272799042 or billyharris2000@hotmail.com 

Special note: Minimum of 16 students to start the ECA 

 

 

Sunflower Yoga

Through individual and group learning opportunities, participants explore breath awareness, movement, relaxation, and thoughts. In our programme children have the opportunity to learn about themselves and the world around them.  

We focus on self-awareness, community, growth, mental and physical health. All this through engaging and fun experiences! It’s yoga and mindfulness! but made for children to enjoy and learn!  

Who: Year 0 to Year 6 

Start Date: Week 3 Monday 13th of February 2023 

End Date: Week 10 Monday 3rd of April 2023 

Place: School Hall 

Time: 1:00 to 1:40PM 

Cost: 8 sessions for $60 

Special note: Minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 20. On Day 1 you can bring a buddy for FREE!  

More information? Visit, https://www.instagram.com/youth.hauora/ 

Kapa Haka (English Pathway)

We are currently looking for a Kapa Haka tutor.  Once we have found someone, we will update this information. 

 Private Music Lessons 

Private music lessons are held at school during school hours, and are taught by a number of itinerant music teachers.  We currently have lessons for drums, keyboard, and mixed instruments. Please contact Lewis Eady on 09 524 4119 or through their website.

Guitar Lessons

John Faulding provides private guitar lessons on Thursdays. If you would like to organise lessons, please contact him on email at johnfaulding@gmail.com 

 

School Music Groups: Orchestra, Choir, Rock Band

If you are interested in joining any of these groups, please email Claire Holmes at claireh@freemansbay.school.nz
 

After School Activities

Creative Drama with Tess

The children will have lots of fun with classic drama exercises and games .  These exercises encourage improvisation, vocal and movement skills, storytelling and the art of creating children’s own performance.

Tess has been teaching for over 20 years and at FBS since her own children who are now teenagers were going. She has a degree in Acting from V.C.A in Melbourne.

Tuesday  5yrs- 8 yrs – 3pm – 3.55pm
Thursday 8 yrs – 3pm- 3.55pm

Tessamitchell66@hotmail.com
Mob: 0272 916529

 

 Taekwondo with Brendan Doogan

Martial art, a version of unarmed combat designed for the purpose ofself-defence. We learn how to keep ourselves and others fit and safe. Students learn stances, punches, blocks, and kicks. They exercise and enjoy each other’s company in a constructive learningenvironment, hearing stories and sharing examples about how we should act in our daily lives.   

See Brendan’s website: https://www.brendandoogantkd.com/    

 

Who: Year 3 to Year 6  

Start Date: Week 3 Tuesday 14th of February 2023 

End Date: Week 10 Tuesday 4th of April 2023 

Place: Hall 

Time: 3:10 to 4:10PM  

Cost: $100 for 8 sessions  

Enrolment & Payment:  

Step 2 Bank transfer to: 

B Doogan, Kiwibank  

38 9005 0884643 02 

In Particulars please insert Care Givers name. 

In Reference please write: FBPS 

Step 3 Please email brendandoogan@outlook.co.nz , 

FBPS recommends that you creen shot your bank transfer and email this to Brendan once you have made the bank transfer to be extra secure. 😊 

Special Note: Brendan needs a minimum of 20 to start the class. 

 
 
 

Aroha Skate

We know from experience that skateboarding has the potential to change a child’s life. Because of this, we want as many kids on boards as possible. This is a sport that the youth of today love. We encourage you to give it a go! 

Who: Year 3 to Year 6 

Start Date: STARTS in Week 2 Friday, 10th of February 2023  

End Date: Week 9 Friday, 31st of March 2023 

Place: Top Court 

Time: 3:30 to 4:30PM (Skate Coaches will be on site starting 3:10 to watch students after class) 

Cost: $160 for 8 lessons (or $22 for a single lesson) 

Special note: We need at least 12 students to sign up to open the class.  

!!POPULAR!! We recommend you sign up in advance to secure a spot! 

Sunflower Yoga

Through individual and group learning opportunities, participants explore breath awareness, movement, relaxation, and thoughts. In our programme children have the opportunity to learn about themselves and the world around them.  

We focus on self-awareness, community, growth, mental and physical health. All this through engaging and fun experiences! It’s yoga and mindfulness! but made for children to enjoy and learn! 

Who: Year 0 to Year 6 

Start Date: Week 3 Monday 13th of February 2023 

End Date: Week 10 Monday 3rd of April 2023 

Place: Hall 

Time: 3:10 to 4:10PM 

Cost: 8 sessions for $75 

Special note: Minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 20. On Day 1 you can bring a buddy for FREE! 

More information? Visit, https://www.instagram.com/youth.hauora/ 

 

Playball© 

Playball© is a specialised sports and movement programme aimed at 2–8-year-olds. They make learning sport easy and fun while covering a range of different sports skills including throwing, jumping, catching and all-round coordination.  Playball© is an introduction to 8 different sports: football, basketball, netball, cricket, baseball, tennis, hockey, and rugby.  

Who: Year 0 to Year 3 

Start Date: Week 3 Monday 13th of January 2023 

End Date: Week 10 Monday 10th of January 2023 

Place: Covered Top Court 

Time: 3:00 to 4:00PM 

Cost: Please refer to the Playball Website 

Enrolment & Payment: Type in Freemans Bay Primary School under the red ‘Find Classes here’ button on the Playball website: https://www.playballkids.com/franchise/aucklandcbd 

Special Note: Playball needs a Minimum of 5 students Maximum of 20 

Junior Engineer (Year 0 – 6) Mondays 3:15 – 4:45
Junior Robotics Level 1:  Coding Introducation (Yr 0 – 4) Tuesday 3:15 – 4:15

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® programmes are designed to trigger young children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence. Our programmes provide a safe, relaxed learning environment where initiative is invited and self-expression is celebrated.  Building models provide opportunities for problem-solving and help kids develop an appreciation for how things work. All this takes place while kids are having fun and socialising in a non-competitive atmosphere.

For more information please contact Bricks4Kidz  0800 LEGO 4 K (534 645) or visit their website.

Weekend Activities

Just Smash It

Just Smash It is the casual after school badminton brand of Auckland Badminton. It is designed to give children the basics in badminton and to have a mix of coaching and competition (this mix varies depending on the group and size of the group). A fun way to introduce your child to the sport.  

Who: Year 3 to Year 6
Start Date: 11th February 2023
End Date: 1st April 2023
Place: Hall
Time: 10:00 –11:30AM
Cost: $80 for 8 sessions

Enrolment & Payment:Akladministration@aklbadminton.com

 

Leagues

Mini Basketball League – Played at Grey Lynn School

Auckland Basketball Services Ltdare delivering a Year 3/4 and a Year 5/6 miniball league at Grey Lynn School in Term 1, 2023. 

 

Who: Join the Year3&4 Team or Year5&6 Team (5×5)  

Dates: STARTS in Week 2 Feb 7, 14, 21, 28. Mar 7, 14, 21, 28. 

Place: Grey Lynn School – 44 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn 

Time:   

Year 3&4 Team: 4:15 to 6:15PM (Depending on draws)  

Year 5&6 Team: 6:30 to 8:30PM (Depending on draws)  

Cost: $350 per team for 7 weeks (Maximum of 8 students per team) 

Total cost per player depends on the number of students who have signed up. Cost is approximately between $45 -$70) 

Enrolment & Payment:  

Please enrol by filling the form below. 

 

 

 

 

Special note: !!POPULAR!! We recommend you sign up in advance to secure a spot!