Concord Hill School offers students enriching afterschool programs designed to stimulate a child’s natural curiosity and to provide opportunities for children to interact with friends in a study area of particular interest to them.
Classes are held at Concord Hill School and meet once a week for approximately 10-15 week sessions.
CHS Sí is a fun and comprehensive Spanish program designed to provide a nurturing educational environment in which to learn a second language. The classes are taught in both English and Spanish and include music, dance, art, literature, and cooking with an emphasis on cross-cultural awareness. CHS Sí is open to children who are entering Kindergarten through third grade in the fall. Two levels of instruction are offered. One class is offered for beginning Spanish students and a separate class is offered for students who have Spanish speaking experience and/or have previously studied Spanish.
Students discover the pleasing medium of clay and learn about texture, pattern, and design as they explore hand-building techniques—for example, pinch, slab, and coil. Their clay pieces will be kiln-fired using glazes and underglazes safe for dinnerware. All materials are supplied. Students are encouraged to use their imaginations to create useful objects, such as plates, cups, or containers, as well as more fanciful sculptural objects where one’s imagination is the only limit. Clay Workshop is offered to children in Kindergarten through third grade.
Tae Kwon Do
Students enrolled in Tae Kwon Do learn about the Korean art of self defense in a safe, positive, and caring manner. The program teaches the traditional forms and techniques of Tae Kwon Do, as well as Olympic-style sparring. Instruction emphasizes the five tenets of Tae Kwon Do: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, and Indomitable Spirit. Proper training in Tae Kwon Do improves balance, coordination, muscle tone, and flexibility. The teachers respect the abilities of each student and encourage them to excel and achieve to their individual potential. Tae Kwon Do is offered to children in Kindergarten through third grade and held on Fridays after school is dismissed at 12:15 p.m.