Extra Curricular Activities

​​​​​​To further enhance the standard curriculum Mater Dei offers opportunities within the following extra curricular activities:

  • Choir
  • Debating Year 6
  • Drama lessons Years 3-6
  • Instrumental Music Program
  • Mater Dei Dance School
  • Optiminds
  • Chess
  • Participation in challenges such as 'Reader's Cup' and 'Solve It' (Maths & Science)
  • Opportunity to access other competitions as they become available and are published

 

Speech and Drama

Group Speech and Drama lessons are available for children in Years 3 - 6 (with a max of 10 children per class). The children are taught by Louise Marshall, an accredited Speech and Drama teacher with qualifications from Trinity College London and The Actors Workshop.  The curriculum incorporates speech with elocution, poetry and prose recitation. Students are taught drama skills such as improvisation, characterisation, play building, movement, storytelling and stagecraft. The lessons are designed to be fun and allow children to gain confidence in public speaking as well as learning to speak and interpret texts expressively.  Lessons are conducted before and after school.  
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