Extra Curricular Activities

At Clearview Primary there are a number of extra curricular opportunities for the students to partake in.  Have a look below and check out the school calendar to find out when activities are on.

We are proud to have two large choirs here at Clearview.

The Junior Choir is for children in Years 3-4.  Junior Choir runs on a Friday afternoon from 1.35 – 2.00pm.

The Senior Choir is for children in Years 5-8 and Trisa Gregg Espiner teaches this choir. The choir is on Mondays from 12.10pm to 12.45pm.  The Senior Choir has a pops choir focus.  Our performances this year will be the Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival (5 November, 2021); the School Fete (19 September); the school prizegiving for the middle school (15 December), as well as a performance or two at school assemblies.   If you have any questions about Senior Choir please contact Sarah Gillon.

Kapa Haka
We are proud to have two growing kapa haka roopu at Clearview.

Our junior roopu (years 1-4) is taught by Karrie Bryce and the senior roopu (years 5-8) is tutored by Matua Anton McLean.

Junior Kapa Haka is offered to students every Wednesday after lunch where they learn waiata, haka and tikanga. Assembly performances and other appearances are scheduled to showcase their work.

Senior Kapa Haka runs every Thursday throughout the year at 12.00pm – 12.50pm. This roopu have a chance to perform at various school events, mihi whakatau each term and other occasions.

If you have any questions regarding the Kapa Haka please contact
Junior Kapa Haka – Karrie Bryce karrieb@clearview.school.nz
Senior Kapa Haka – Nathan Wood  nathanw@clearview.school.nz

Drama Club
Play Drama Workshops are run by Nickie Hughes. Each term focuses on Drama techniques or working towards a local performance in Rolleston. There are three sessions – Group 1 (ages 5-7) at 3:00pm-3:45pm, Group 2 (ages 7-9) is at 3:45pm-4:30pm, Group 3 (ages 9-12) is at 4:30-5:30pm

This is held in the small green zone.  If you have any questions about this, or you’d like to enrol, please contact Nickie Hughes.

Itinerant Music Lessons
Itinerant music teachers in drums, piano, guitar, ukulele and singing are available to take private lessons at the school. Parents wishing their child/ren to have the opportunity in any area, should contact the tutors listed below for more information. The lessons remain a private arrangement between the parents and the tutor.  Please follow this link for more information on the A-Z – Music Itinerant Teachers .

Sport is a big part of our weekly life at Clearview Primary and we endeavour to take part in a variety of sports throughout the year. Senior children have the opportunity to represent the school in a variety of zone events throughout the year either as an individual at events or in a team.

Term 1: Swimming, duathlon, gymnastics, orienteering

Term 2: Cross Country, weekly winter sport, football and hockey tournaments and gymnastics

Term 3: Weekly winter sports, netball and rugby tournaments, Koru games

Term 4: Athletics, triathlon, summer sport tournament

If you have any questions about sport please see a member of the sports team – sports@clearview.school.nz 

You can also access the Clearview Primary Sports Facebook page.

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