Term 1 After School Activities are here!

We are excited to offer a range of new and exciting activities for our first Term After School Activity Program. 

This Term will start on Sunday 1st October and will run till Wednesday 21th December with one week break (11 weeks in total).  Classes will run Sunday to Wednesday from 14.30 till 15.15. 

Cost is 5.00 OR per child per session

There are a limited number of spaces in each activity, places will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 

To register please email us at AfterSchool@ourplanet-muscat.com

Please note that refunds will only be given in the case that an instructor is unable to attend the activity. Refunds will not be given for a child’s absence for any reason. Please note that should your child wish to change group in the case they do not like the activity, this is only possible if there is a spare place in one of the other groups.

After school activities in detail

SUNDAY

Football for children under 6 years of age 

EY1 to PYP1

Develop your football skills through training drills and games. This activity will be run by Muscat Football Academy who opened its doors in 2013 and it is designed to help players move forwards, improving football skills and fitness, through a program of training, exercise and competition in a supportive environment. The academy has had over 500 pupils and represented Oman in top football competitions.

Our Planet Choir 

PYP2 to PYP5

If you believe your child has a good voice and they enjoy singing, we are encouraging you to enrol them in our School Choir. This will be a great opportunity for them to celebrate their singing talents and to learn under the guidance of our Music professional, Ms. Martha. They will explore how to project their voices using the right vocal and breathing techniques and how to express themselves and their music with movement. They will also receive instruction and practice on stage performance – we hope you will be our audience! Welcome OurPlanet Singers!!

Juggling

PYP1 to PYP5

Amaze your family with skills of the juggler, busker and circus performer – balls, poi, baton, clubs and staff.”

Arabic Club Junior 

EY1 to Foundation

Discover Arabic language and have fun through educative activities with Fun in Arabic! Young students will go into Arabic culture through songs, games and crafts. This workshop helps developing understanding skills and teaches children words and basics sentences using a playful and creative approach.

Give your child the opportunity to have fun in a Arabic environment with a native teacher! Register now! Classes will be taught by the Centre Franco Omani and offered to two age groups. 

 Swimming

EY1 to PYP5

BritSwim will be offering an After School Swimming Class on Sundays and Tuesdays at the MEA Oasis Club (Amercian Embassy Club – just a minute away by foot from the school) in MSQ. All enquiries to book an assessment, please contact Candice on 9552 0495 

MONDAY

Karate 

EY1 to PYP5

After a successful two terms with OurPlanet School, Bodhidharma Martial Arts Academy is returning to offer Karate training to our students.  Karate training will help the students learn self-defence, be focussed, meditation and self-control and students will be trained on exercises, self-defence, katas and sparing (mock drill sessions with protective gear).

French Club 

Junior – EY1 to Foundation and Senior – PYP1 to PYP5

Discover French language and have fun through educative activities with Fun in French! Young students will make their first steps into French culture through songs, games and crafts. This workshop helps developing understanding skills and teaches children words and basics sentences using a playful and creative approach.

Give your child the opportunity to have fun in a French environment with a native teacher! Register now!  Classes will be taught by the Centre Franco Omani and offered to two age groups. 

Football for children over 7 years of age 

PYP2 to PYP5

Develop your football skills through training drills and games. This activity will be run by Muscat Football Academy who opened its doors in 2013 and it is designed to help players move forwards, improving football skills and fitness, through a program of training, exercise and competition in a supportive environment. The academy has had over 500 pupils and represented Oman in top football competitions 

Gardening

EY3 to PYP5

Come along to Gardening for some messy hands-on fun and learning as we work in the school vegetable garden. We’ll be planting seeds, digging in soil, turning the compost, talking about bugs and lots more while we explore the hows and whys of growing plants. 

Cooking 

EY2 to PYP1

We are looking for 10 children between KG2 and Grade 1 to come and join the fun in Cooking Club where we will learn to make a few simple recipes to make at home with our families! See you there!

Swimming

EY1 to PYP5

BritSwim will be offering an After School Swimming Class on Sundays and Tuesdays at the MEA Oasis Club (Amercian Embassy Club – just a minute away by foot from the school) in MSQ.  All enquiries to book an assessment, please contact Candice on 9552 0495

TUESDAY

Capoeira

EY2 to PYP5

Capoeira is a martial art that combines elements of fight, acrobatics, music, dance and rituals in a very elegant and magnetic way.  Classes to be taught by Gigante from Abada Capoeira Oman.

Football for children under 6 years of age

EY 1 to PYP 1

Develop your football skills through training drills and games. This activity will be run by Muscat Football Academy who opened its doors in 2013 and it is designed to help players move forwards, improving football skills and fitness, through a program of training, exercise and competition in a supportive environment. The academy has had over 500 pupils and represented Oman in top football competitions. 

Our Planet Music Band (only for Musicians, from PYP3 and higher grades)

PYP3 to PYP5

If your children have a talent for music and know how to play an instrument such as violin, piano, guitar, drums, flute, percussion or any other instrument, they will be more than welcome to join our school’s first music band project. This will be the great chance for them to learn songs and practice their instrument playing under the guidance of our music professional, Ms. Martha.  They will learn how to blend the sound of their instruments with others and how to perform on stage – we hope you will be our audience! Welcome OurPlanet little Musicians!!

Student Newsletter 

PYP1 to PYP5

School Newsletter Club- Future reporters will uncover stories around the school and neighborhood to publish in the school newsletter.  In this club students will get to experience taking photos, writing articles, and formatting the newsletter on the computer, but the best part will be their pride when the newsletters are published for the school community!

Arabic Club Senior

PYP1 to PYP5

Discover Arabic language and have fun through educative activities with Fun in Arabic! Young students will go into Arabic culture through songs, games and crafts. This workshop helps developing understanding skills and teaches children words and basics sentences using a playful and creative approach.  Give your child the opportunity to have fun in a Arabic environment with a native teacher! Register now! Classes will be taught by the Centre Franco Omani. 

 Hip Hop Steppers 

PYP1 to PYP5

Hip Hop Steppers combines the best parts of hip-hop and gymnastics to put a fresh spin on some old-school moves.  Boys and girls step and strut, practising advanced jazz and hip-hop techniques.  They will even have the chance to choreograph and interpret their own self-expressive style, dancing their way to a more confident groove. Classes will be run by The Little Gym.

WEDNESDAY

Karate 

EY1 to PYP5

After a successful two terms with OurPlanet School, Bodhidharma Martial Arts Academy is returning to offer Karate training to our students.  Karate training will help the students learn self-defence, be focussed, meditation and self-control and students will be trained on exercises, self-defence, katas and sparing (mock drill sessions with protective gear).

Chess Club

PYP1 to PYP5

Classes will be divided in two; 15 minutes of theory (study of a particular topic) and 30 minutes of practice advises (Tactics & Strategies) given by International Chess Master, Mr Ismail.

Football for children over 7 years of age

PYP2 to PYP5

Develop your football skills through training drills and games. This activity will be run by Muscat Football Academy who opened its doors in 2013 and it is designed to help players move forwards, improving football skills and fitness, through a program of training, exercise and competition in a supportive environment. The academy has had over 500 pupils and represented Oman in top football competitions.

Story Time 

EY1 to Foundation

Many children love being read to, hearing about the surreal worlds that books and their characters can take you to. Each week the children will listen to a fun and engaging story, then be asked questions about the story and its characters, and have an opportunity to sing along to songs or create a piece of art relating to the book.  Both English and Arabic books will be offered.  A fun and engaging way for children to learn to love books.

K’NEX Club

Foundation to PYP5

Is suitable for children who have and haven’t been in the K’NEX club before. K’NEX is a simple construction toy which allows you to build highly creative designs and structures. In the K’NEX club children will develop designing, construction, evaluating and team building skills. Each week the children will be split into pairs where they will be given a design task (e.g. build a bridge) with a specification (e.g. needs to be self standing and go all the way across the river without touching the water). At the end of each session the finished products will be assessed against the specification and one pair will be crowned the K’NEX champions of the week. The K’NEX club hopes to inspire the next generation of Engineers in Oman!

Kids Yoga 

EY1 to Foundation

Children will have fun learning poses, singing songs, playing games and doing simple breathing and relaxation techniques.

Hip Hoppers 

EY1 to Foundation

Hip Hoppers is a high-energy introduction to jazz and hip hop styles, with a focus on specific steps and creative freestyle dance.  As your dancer learns to move and groove, they will also sharpen their balance, coordination and rhythm.  It’s a hip overview that will have them hopping and popping to the beat!  Classes will be run by The Little Gym.

More information

Click on the following links to download after-school activity information

Activity ListActivity rulesTimetableFlyer

Thank you for your continued interest in the After School Program.  We will look forward to seeing your children having fun!