Activities

Activities

At the ISUtrecht there are a variety of after school activities students can participate in. Most activities are geared towards primary students.

Activities are run over 2 terms from October until February and from March until June. Parents will be invited to sign up via the school app.

There are various types of activities on offer at the ISUtrecht:

  • Activities offered by childcare organisation Kind & Co
  • Photography club
  • Home Language clubs 
  • Football
  • Chess
  • Music

 Kind & Co Activities

  • The majority of after school activities for ISUtrecht students are organised by childcare organisation Kind & Co,
  • Activities are open to all primary students,
  • Activities take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays directly after school,
  • Activities will start the week after the October break.

Registration

You will receive a school app message end September with a letter from Kind & Co, informing you about their activities and registration.  Registration and communication are directly with Kind & Co.

ISUtrecht Activities

A school app message will be sent out end September informing parents about all activities and registration. Music and Home Language Clubs have started and the other activities will start after the October break.

Photography Club

  • Primary (Grades 3 – 5)
  • Secondary (Grades 6 – 10)
  • The club will start after the October break.

Home Language Clubs

Currently we offer a number of home language clubs after school: Dutch, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Sanskrit , Spanish and Tamil. If you are interested in your child participating in the home language programme but do not see the language you’re interested in, then contact Lindsey Dudgeon to see whether a new home language club could be started.

Registration

To register your child for one of the mother tongue clubs currently on offer, please contact the language teacher directly via email:

Football Club

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 3, 4 and 5 (all combined),
  • Practice will take place on Wednesdays at the Zwaluwen Utrecht football club facilities close to school,
  • Limited to 30 participants,
  • €55 per term,
  • Coached by Mr Jeroen Lamme and Mr Nick Bolhuis,
  • Registration will open end September and the club will start after the October break.

Chess Club

  • The Chess Club provides an environment for players to build a strong foundation in the game of chess,
  • The Steps method is followed, which was successfully adopted by many chess clubs and schools in the Netherlands and other European countries.  The club is run by ISUtrecht staff and parent volunteers, 
  • Open for students in grades 1 to 5,
  • Students play in the Aula of the Main Campus,
  • Students must choose to play on either Wednesday or Friday,
  • €65 per term,
  • Registration will open end September and the club will start after the October break.

Music

After School Ensembles

  • Primary Choir (Grades 2 – 5, starts Tuesday 6 October), directed by Jennifer Diepman.
  • Primary Orchestra (Grades 2 – 5/Strings: Grades 1 – 5, starts Friday 9 October), directed by Melinda Miguel and Jennifer Diepman. Students are trained in developing skills on an orchestral instrument to make music together. It is recommended to also take private lessons.
  • ISU Intermediate Orchestra (Grades 2 – 12, starts Wednesday 7 October and Friday 9 October), directed by Melinda Miguel and Jennifer Diepman. Intermediate players will develop their playing and ensemble skills further on Wednesdays and Fridays. Secondary students join when their schedule allows them to. It is recommended to also take private lessons. An audio or video recording is required for placement. Please send to Jennifer Diepman.
  • Secondary Vocal Group (Grades 6 – 12, starts Monday 21 September), directed by Paul Kemp.
  • Secondary Rock Band (Grades 6 – 12, starts Tuesday 22 September), coached by Paul Kemp.
  • Secondary Musical: Drama Troupe and Instrumentalists (musical set for November 2020), directed by Elena Gramatikovska, Paul Kemp and Juan Osorio.

After School Individual and Group Private Lessons

For information about available times and fees, please contact the private music teachers listed below directly via email. If you are interested in cello, oboe or saxophone lessons or would like to study an instrument we currently do not offer, please contact Jennifer Diepman.