Extra-Curricular

Benefits of Extra-Curricular activities

Extra-curricular activities are a great way for your child to explore their interests. As well as giving your child something to do outside of school time, they can be a lot of fun and can make for a happier child or young person.

Extra-curricular activities enable a child or young person to:

  • Develop social skills & teamwork
  • Build confidence & self esteem
  • Learn time management skills
  • Understand long-term commitment
  • Improve fitness
  • Develop confidence and positive self-esteem
  • Encourage creative thinking
  • Develop a skill that may be enjoyed for a lifetime

 

When a child is very young, it is the parents and caregivers who make decisions about which activities to engage their children in. But as a child ages, they develop greater independent thought and come to know what activities they enjoy and what they don’t. The best way for them to find this out is to have a go at a whole range of activities. If your child decides they really don’t like something, move onto the next. An extra-curricular activity can be a great source of fun, but only if the child enjoys it.

Maintain balance

It is important to avoid overloading your child with too many activities. They need spare time in their week to be able to relax, as do the parents. When you are constantly running around from one thing to the next, it puts added pressure and stress on everyone – the activities are no longer as enjoyable. Be realistic and make sure there’s plenty of time to get everything done.

Keep it fun

Extra-curricular activities are supposed to be enjoyable. If you focus too much on competition or achieving grades, the pressure detracts from the fun of the activity. Sometimes children need to be pushed a little to keep them motivated to achieve, but it is important not to take this too far.

The Performance.Net Central Auckland

We tutor Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre. The ‘big idea’ of this education is to nurture and promote skills that will be the key to future success. Our aim is to develop young people who can present themselves to the world with pride and confidence.

Location

  • Central Auckland

Specialities

  • Dance
  • Drama, Theatre & Musical Theatre
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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The Performance.Net West Auckland

We tutor Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre. The ‘big idea’ of this education is to nurture and promote skills that will be the key to future success. Our aim is to develop young people who can present themselves to the world with pride and confidence.

Location

  • West Auckland

Specialities

  • Dance
  • Drama, Theatre & Musical Theatre
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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SoccerPlus NZ

Football is a game that should be enjoyed by anybody at any level and in any environment. Development is better achieved when you enjoy what you are doing. This is always our aim.

Locations

  • East Auckland
  • North Shore
  • South Auckland
  • West Auckland

Specialities

  • Holiday Programmes
  • Outdoor Sports & Activities
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Interfusion Dance Studio

Interfusion Dance Studio - where students can grow in confidence and develop a passion for expressing themselves through Dance.

Location

  • East Auckland

Specialities

  • Dance
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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Little Kickers Auckland East

Little Kickers is the largest global provider of Football classes to children under 7. Little Kickers gives your child a positive introduction to sport by teaching high quality Football (Soccer) skills in a friendly, fun, pressure-free environment. With four different classes tailored specifically to the needs of children between 18 months and seven years, and 40 venues throughout New Zealand, It’s the perfect way to ignite an enthusiasm for sport that will stay with them for life.

Location

  • East Auckland

Specialities

  • Coordination, Motor Skills & Mobility
  • Holiday Programmes
  • Indoor Sports & Activities
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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The School of Voice and Drama Skills and Specialist Coaching

The School of Voice and Drama provides motivating, effective, creative and analytical learning strategies for anyone wanting to help their child build a range of skills in English, Communication and Drama fields. Diagnostic assessment and implementing personalised programmes are all catered for.

Location

  • Central Auckland

Specialities

  • Drama, Theatre & Musical Theatre
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Holiday Programmes
  • Pre-employment, Careers & Life Skills
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Speech and Language
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North Harbour Gymnastics

Providing a safe, fun environment where young gymnasts of all ages and abilities can develop confidence and fundamental skills at their own pace, under the leadership of enthusiastic, trained coaches.

Locations

  • North Shore
  • Rodney

Specialities

  • Holiday Programmes
  • Indoor Sports & Activities
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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The Performance.Net Rodney

We tutor Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre. The ‘big idea’ of this education is to nurture and promote skills that will be the key to future success. Our aim is to develop young people who can present themselves to the world with pride and confidence.

Location

  • Rodney

Specialities

  • Dance
  • Drama, Theatre & Musical Theatre
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Under 5s Skills & Activities
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Aspire Aerobix Ltd

A fun and dynamic sports aerobics club that offers aerobics gymnastics to a range of athletes (aged 5+) at recreational and competitive levels.

Location

  • Central Auckland

Specialities

  • Indoor Sports & Activities
  • Self-confidence & Self-esteem
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Tri Star Gymnastics Club

Tri Star Gymnastics is a well established and respected club that has a national & international reputation for producing elite gymnasts. We provide an encouraging environment that is safe, exciting & rewarding.

Location

  • Central Auckland

Specialities

  • Holiday Programmes
  • Indoor Sports & Activities
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