Extra-curricular Activities

Throughout the school year, there are lots of opportunities for children to join a variety of clubs.

After-school clubs are provided by a combination of staff and external companies.  A small fee is charged for some clubs.  However, pupils who are entitled to free school meals (and therefore where school receives pupil premium) can attend clubs free.

Over the course of the year the following clubs are available.

Ocarinas and Recorders –

Children are invited to join ocarina club in year 1. This instrument is a fantastic stepping stone for those children who wish to progress to a recorder.

Recorder clubs run for children from year 3 and are generally held on a lunchtime. More information can be obtained from the office if you wish your child to start classes.

Choir –

Mortimer Primary has a very successful school choir. They have performed at Durham Cathedral and are often asked to perform for groups within the local community.

The choir is open to children from year 3 upwards, please contact the office for more information.

Guitar Club –

We have various guitar clubs in year 5 and 6. More information is available on request from the office.

Wake up! Shake up!

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Wake up! Shake up! is a before school exercise class for children year 1 upwards, sibling links from reception may also attend with their brothers and sisters.

It is specially designed exercise program that is said to get children ready to work and learn.

Sessions are held on a Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 8:30 am, children meet outside the main entrance to the school. At the end of the session the KS1 children go straight to their classes and the KS2 children line up in the yard ready for the start of the school day. Children may attend whenever they wish and as often as they wish.

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Jewellery Club

Jewellery clubs run on an 8 week rota for children in year 5. Please ask at the office for more details.

Football and Netball Teams

Mortimer Primary have separate netball and football teams. Children are invited to trials for both teams when they are in year 5. For more details please contact the office.

Circus Skills

Circus skills is a very popular club which is open to all year 3 children. Children apply for a place and then are allocated a space. The classes run over a number of weeks.