After School Clubs

Clubs are booked in termly blocks at a cost of £7 per session*.

*See side bar for exceptions


   Circus Arts in the School hall with Mr Peter Sheen Book now

Classes 3-4: Fridays 13:45pm* – 15.00pm     Classes 5-6: Thursdays 15.15pm – 16.15pm     Classes 7-8: Mondays 15.15pm – 16.15pm


*Pupils staying on campus for this club will have supervision over lunch and playtime until the slightly earlier start time of 13.45pm. Mr Sheen will then meet them in the hall. There is no charge for this extra childcare.


   Upper School Basketball in the School’s sports hall with Mr Peter Sheen Book now

Classes 9-12: Thursdays 16.00pm – 17.00pm



   Chess in Edinholme Classroom with the Edinburgh Chess Academy Book now

Classes 3 – 8: Thursdays 15.15pm – 16.15pm     Classes 2 – 5: Fridays 13.15pm – 14.15pm     Classes 6 – 8: Fridays 15.15pm – 16.15pm


 in the School theatre hall with Margot Renssen Book now

Classes 5 – 7: Tuesdays 15.15pm – 16.15pm


Note: Pupils in Classes 5-7 can sign up to Drama only. Alternatively, Musical Theatre dovetails this Club with the same teacher/venue, and can be booked as part of a 2-hour workshop (see below). Please note Musical Theatre workshop is open to Class 8 pupils also.


   Drama & Musical Theatre  Book now

Classes 1 – 3: Tuesdays 13.15pm – 14.15pm     Classes 5 – 7: 15.15pm – 17.15pm     Class 8: (Musical Theatre only) 16.15pm – 17.15pm



   Computer Coding in the Computer Room with Mr Fergus Murray Book now

Classes 8 – 12: Wednesdays 16.00pm – 17:00pm



    Yoga in the Eurythmy Room with Frances Gairns Book now

Class 6 upwards, including teachers, staff and parents: Fridays 13.05pm – 13.50pm.

Taught voluntarily by parent of the school. By donation to the Bursary Fund or Growing Spaces. 12 spaces available. Please email Frances Gairns to check availability.



     Upper School Drama in East Coach House with Fiona Oliver-Larkin

Classes 9 – 12: Wednesdays 16.00pm – 17.00pm. This club is free to pupils – supported by the Christmas Market Fund



 Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) with Karin Greffin

Classes 9 – 12 – throughout the year: physical, skills, volunteering, expedition sections.



     Climate Change Group – Anne Jardine’s Room

Pupils & teachers – Thursdays 13.00pm – 13.50pm



   Student Council 

Chair: Class 12 pupil Jake Horsburgh. Meet once a month. Next meeting will be held on Friday 11th October, in the East Coach House at 09.10am – 10.10am


   Ceilidh Dancing – first Friday of each season in the School hall  Book now

Playgroup, Kindergarten & Lower School with parents on first Friday of new season at 1.30pm (after the Friday Market).

With professional Caller, Caroline Brockbank & live music by accordion player Calum Marwick. This is free to the School community and wider public – supported by the Christmas Market Fund. Next dates:

Winter: 13th December, 2019                Summer: 19th June 2020

Spring: 20th March 2020                       Autumn: 25th September 2020


 After-school Care is offered at £6 an hour Monday – Friday until 5.30pm. Click on button for more details.


Proposed clubs in the future:

Lower School Basketball  Spring term

Classes 1-4 Day/time tbc        Classes 5 – 8 Day/time tbc

Tennis  Spring Term. Coach: Mr Peter Sheen

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Classes 8 – 12: Thursdays 16.00pm – 17.00pm

Skiing Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend
(4 miles / 13 mins drive from School gates)

Day/time/cost tbc – Clubs organised by ski level, as opposed to age. Please specify ski level when noting interest:

Beginner / Level 1-2 / Level 3-4 / Level 5+


Gymnastics & Acrobatics Day/time tbc