Golden Time Clubs
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 3:24PM
Serve Your Local School in Bible, Clubs, Medium Ideas for Primary Schools, primary

Golden Time is run by many schools as a special time at the end of the week for pupils to engage in a different learning activity. It is often a reward for good behaviour, and can be limited if behaviour has been poor.  Schools like to provide a range of options, and what you might offer is only limited by your skills and imagination. Examples include: knitting, sketching, dance, Bible story-telling club, model making, athletics, baking, sign-language, growing vegetables, film making, chess, face-painting.

Schools may ask a volunteer to agree to lead an activity over a 4 or 5-week period, whereby you might typically have around 20 children, (often, but not exclusively from the younger primary years) for perhaps 30-45 minutes each Friday afternoon.  The activity should be engaging and in some way help children develop their personal skills in one of the 4 capacities (successful learner, a confident individual, a responsible citizen and an effective contributor).  Golden Time should aim to create:

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