At Metropolitan School we believe that every child has a talent. Our role is to help them to discover and nurture it.

Our school clubs are an essential part of our students’ learning.  They offer the opportunity to explore areas of interest and develop their skills and talents further. 

Met Enrichment Clubs            

Arts & Crafts

Students will use their skilled hand and their creative mind to create different crafts. Students will also be expected to evaluate their craft and sell their crafts among their friends.

Book Club

Students will have a comfortable space to explore books that interest them, enhance their understanding of various subjects, and participate in fun group reading activities.

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Gardening

Students in gardening club will use their environmental knowledge to produce and sustain a small garden. Through the use of recycling and their imagination the students will be able to make planters and pots to grow herbs and vegetables.


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Glee Club

Students will spend each week learning about voice, performance, harmonization and what it means to have great stage presence. They will spend each week learning and rehearsing group songs in the pop/rock/music theater genre as well as basic dance and choreography. The children will collaborate with their instructor and build a live show at the end of each term. This is a fun way for your child to discover their inner pop/rock star.

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MoreBiz

Complementing our MetBiz curriculum, students will develop a business concept that could have a practical use and application in the real world. Students will develop a business plan, learn how to manage a company’s finances, market their products and services, and develop a comprehensive presentation for their business idea.dsc_1082



MetServe Club

Designed to encourage prosperity, our students will design projects and initiatives which will impact the prosperity of their community, guided by the highly regarded Prosperity Index.

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Reader’s Theater

Students will learn how to bring short stories to life with dramatic reenactments of what they discover within the pages of a short story book.

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S.T.E.M.

Designed to explore science, technology, engineering and math, our STEM club will develop a love of these subjects through practical experiments, group work, discussion and reflection but, most of all, through fun.

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Drama Club

In Met drama club students will participate in mini skits, create props, and put on an end of the quarter production. Students will learn about acting, play production, and stage work. Students learn valuable skills that can be used in the classroom like memorization. Students will also be a valuable member of a team learning how to cooperate with peers of all ages. Most importantly drama is fun.

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MetScience Club

Over the last term in MetScience Club grade 1 & 2 pupils have learned about forces and how they effect the flight of an object. They witnessed these forces in action by experimenting with flight, powered: making of a hot air balloon; rotary: making and dropping of paper helicopters from the top of the building; and gliding: building and flying their own design of paper aeroplane.

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Movie Club

Students will watch and discuss movies.They will practice many skills that compliment reading comprehension – talking about predictions, characters, genre, setting, etc. – as well as analyzing aspects more specific to film – how sound/music affects mood/tone, visual cues, etc.  Students will also broaden their appreciation for different kinds of movies, as well as practice skills in determining how to select a movie, such as watching trailers and checking critic responses/ratings.

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Cooking Club

Children will learn about the different food groups, nutritional value of foods, kitchen safety, cooking vocabulary, how to follow a recipe, cooking techniques and food presentation.  A Mystery Basket Competition is held the final week of class. NOTE:  Due to the popularity of this activity, it is offered on two separate days. Children will choose to attend EITHER Sunday or Tuesday.

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Cheer-leading Club

Children will form a cheer-leading team for Metropolitan School. They will learn master motions, cheers, jumps, tumbling, formations, stunts and routines and perform at various school events.

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Music Club

Students will be supported and guided to explore musical instruments and concepts as they develop a love and appreciation of this subject.

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Clothes Making Club

This activity will teach students about how clothes are made and will focus on the process of design.  We will first look at what clothes they wear and see what kind of clothes they would like to wear.  I will show them some examples of clothing that I have created from actual pieces of clothing.  The students will then have to go on a journey to find out how to draw a design, measure the proper lengths, cut material that will fit the design, put the pieces together and sew them to make a new article of clothing.  At the end of the activity I would like to have a small fashion show showing off all of the new types of clothing that has been created.

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Newsletter club

A newspaper club is designed not only to be the mean to disseminate information but also is the voice of the student body.

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MetSports   

Dance

Met Dance aims to provide a space that encouraged our students to feel comfortable with using the body as medium for self-expression.The children explore different types of dance to include Pop mainstream, Hip Hop, and period dances such as the Shim Sham Ballet, Contemporary, Body Percussion and Jive. Choreography and all creative input is open to all participants and ideas are welcome about choice of music. We encourage good health and fitness by taking part with warm ups, public performances, confidence workshops and cool downs. Our boys and girls are committed to attending all sessions as they understand that to make a well synchronized performance, Met dance has to function as a tight knit unit.

Basketball

Students will develop basic fundamental basketball skills, learn the rules of the sport, and practice what they learn.


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Soccer/Football

Students will learn the basics of playing soccer, learn about teamwork, good sportsmanship and practice their soccer playing skills.

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Rugby

Students will develop basic fundamental rugby skills, learn the rules of the sport, and practice what they learn.

Yoga

Students will be introduced to the practice of yoga, with a focus on the breath and balancing the body and mind. They will learn some basic postures, routines, and relaxation meditation. Yoga aids in removing stress from the practitioner’s life, the “yogis” are encouraged to continue to apply the relaxation techniques in their daily life.

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Swimming

A club with a strong focus on identifying and developing sporting talents.  In the early years, we encourage all students to try every sport on offer, slowly leading them to specialize in later years.  We will work in partnership with parents as well as local and international sporting organizations. Children must already be able to swim to a reasonable standard. They will train in the various strokes and a Met Swim Team will be developed from those participating in this CCA.

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American Football Club

Students will learn the fundamentals of the sport of American football.  They will run, catch and kick the ball, and learn the rules of the game.  They will also play six on six games.

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First Aid

Children will learn the basics of first aid, assessing injuries, and CPR.

Zumba Club

Students will learn the basics of Zumba as they exercise and improve their fitness. By the end of the sessions students should be able to perform Zumba on stage.


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Met Prep Courses        

 Students will receive help specific to their academic needs in Arabic Language, English Language Art, Math and French.

English

Children have targeted instruction according to their areas of weakness as specified by their homeroom teachers. It is recommended any child experiencing negative or poor MAP growth attend this CCA.

French

Children will have a specialist teacher and be assessed for entry into the DELF program (Diploma of Study in French Language)

Hand Writing (Cursive)

Children will practice either pre-cursive or cursive writing depending on their grade level. They will perfect letter formation and increase their writing speed.

Math

Children will have a specialist teaching according to their areas of weakness as specified by their homeroom teachers. It is recommended that any child experiencing negative or poor MAP growth attend this activity.

Science Club

Over the last term elementary students have investigated chemical reactions, discussed preparation for the science fair, and constructed and launched match rockets. Presently we are working on constructing 1.5 liter bottle rockets propelled by chemical reaction. Students are using their engineering skills in an effort to develop the highest flying rocket and competing with their peers.

Sign Language

Children will learn the basics of American Sign Language.