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.
Arts & Crafts Club
Students will use their skilled hands and their creative minds to create different crafts. Students will also be expected to evaluate their craft and sell their crafts among their friends.
Acrylic Painting Club
Students will understand the basics of Acrylic Painting, gain knowledge about the basic equipment needed for Acrylic Painting, learn the method of painting, learn a simple painting exercise to understand values, knowledge of simple landscape painting techniques, understand more about color & mixing color and how to use a brush for different painting effects. By the end of the class, each student should be done with paint using what they have learned from above.
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.
Teaching the fundamentals of the written and spoken Arabic language.
Ballet Club by Slimnastics
We accept ballerinas starting at 3 years old. Ballet teaches work ethic, perseverance, dedication, motivation, stamina, flexibility, and strength.
What many people don’t know is that ballet dancers are incredibly strong. It takes a great deal of explosive power and skill to execute the complex array of movements in ballet. Using every muscle group in the body means that ballet is one of the best full-body workouts. You spend hours of ballet barre training to hone your body and mind to the best possible shape.
Students will develop basic fundamental basketball skills, learn the rules of the sport, and practice what they learn.
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.
An edutainment activity-based learning where the students’ cognitive and mental skills are highly developed.
Students will learn basic opening theory, basic tactical strategy, and a few basic endgame positions. Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov said, “Chess helps you to concentrate, improve your logic. It teaches you to play by the rules and take responsibility for your actions, how to problem solve in an uncertain environment.
Children will learn about the different food groups, the nutritional value of foods, kitchen safety, cooking vocabulary, how to follow a recipe, cooking techniques, and food presentation. A Mystery Basket Competition is held in 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.
Children will form a cheerleading team for Metropolitan School. They will learn master motions, cheers, jumps, tumbling, formations, stunts, and routines and perform at various school events.
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 have been created.
Students will practice a type of strength and conditions workout that uses bodyweight for resistance to build power all over.
Crochet & Knitting Club
Students will be able to make a simple bookmark, make a bunny keychain, and a throw pillow
Computer skills Club
Students will be able to explore Microsoft office programs & features, also they will get to learn basic keyboard skills.
Met Dance aims to provide a space that encouraged our students to feel comfortable using the body as a 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 are open to all participants and ideas are welcome about the choice of music. We encourage good health and fitness by taking part in warm-ups, public performances, confidence workshops, and cooldowns. 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.
Design Technology Club
Students will develop their designing and making skills as they acquire a broad range of subject knowledge including design thinking, CAD, CAM, and materials technology. They also develop critical skills in problem-solving, innovation, and team-working.
The specialist subjects that we will be able to offer within this CCA period are Jewelry, Design, and Textiles Design Technologies.
Students will explore the debate skills in terms of proposing different topics of interest and working on viewing them from different perspectives, in which their linguistic and writing skills will be highly enhanced.
DIY ( Do it Yourself) Club
Students will be enabled to create artworks and crafts in a short time interval.
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 valuable members of a team learning how to cooperate with peers of all ages. Most importantly drama is fun.
This CCA aims to introduce sustainable practices that are led by the students. Students will be able to take a leading role towards the inclusion of Eco-learning in the classroom as well as leading activities and presentations during Green Week.
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.
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.
The study of ancient Egyptian architecture, inscriptions, language, customs, etc.
Children will have a specialist teacher and be assessed for entry into the DELF program (Diploma of Study in the French Language)
First Aid Club
It is vital to make everyone aware of the basic first aid methods needed in any emergency. This club aims to empower our students with the skills needed to help in an emergency. students will learn the basics of first aid, and assessing injuries.
Students in the 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.
Gymnastics Club by Slimnastics
Building strength and confidence through stimulating programs, to support children’s physical & emotional development. Classes combine Physical Education and Gymnastics methods while encouraging the children’s natural adventurous spirit.
We take students starting 3 years old. Gymnastics helps you develop coordination, improves flexibility, teaches listening & learning skills also It’s really good fun! Learning how to tumble, flip, swing, and come as close to self-powered flight as is possible anything but boring. There is always another step to learn; it is possible to learn something new every single class you attend.
Students will spend each week learning about voice, performance, harmonization, and what it means to have a 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.
Students will practice basic guitar techniques. Each student will grow from the level at which they enter the class. This will encompass posture and hand position, strumming technique, chords, scale, music literacy.
Hand Writing (Cursive) Club
Students will practice either pre-cursive or cursive writing depending on their grade level. They will perfect letter formation and increase their writing speed.
Jewelry making Club
Students will learn the basics of stringing beads onto elastic string and encouraged to consider the use of color and pattern when designing their jewelry pieces. We will look at different jewelry from around the world and incorporate unconventional materials into our jewelry making. Each student will leave with a completed piece of jewelry at the end of each session.
Judo by Ippon Jude Academy
Judo is more than just a sport. As a sport that has evolved from a fighting art, it develops complete body control, fine balance, and fast reflexive action. Many, it’s an art, a means of discipline, a social activity, self-defense ( if the need arises), fitness, or simply a way of life.
Kickboxing is a combat full-contact sport that is a combination of kicking and punching. The sport was inspired by karate and western boxing. Kickboxing has been
practiced by many for self-defense and as a sport.
Kickboxing will allow your children to be able to defend themselves if they ever need to. This can be an extremely valuable tool for your children to learn because the
world can be very dangerous. Boosting Socialization Skills for the kid!
Students 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.
Met Serve Club
Designed as a parallel implementation to one of the main school pillars which is community service, to engage the Met students in charitable projects and services in different fields. Our students’ design projects and initiatives that will positively impact their community and are guided by the highly regarded Prosperity Index.
Over the last term in MetScience Club grade 1 & 2 pupils have learned about forces and how they affect the flight of an object. They witnessed these forces in action by experimenting with flight, powered: the 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 a paper airplane.
Students will learn about the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group. They will learn about the etiquette of eating, table etiquette, family etiquette, social etiquette.
Mini Golf Club
Students will be able to learn how to play miniature golf. They will learn the mechanism and scoring and participate at an end of course tournament.
Students will watch and discuss movies. They will practice many skills that complement 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.
Students will be supported and guided to explore musical instruments and concepts as they develop a love and appreciation of this subject.
A newspaper club is designed not only to be the means to disseminate information but also is the voice of the student body.
Oil Painting Club
Students will understand the basics of Oil Painting, gain knowledge about the basic equipment needed for Oil Painting, learn the method of painting, learn a simple painting exercise to understand values, and how to use a brush for different painting effects.
Ping Pong Club
Students will enjoy a great way to stimulate the brain and promote quick thinking while improving hand-eye coordination; increases one’s agility and flexibility, and most of all their reaction time.
Students will be introduced to Photography and Digital Image Manipulation
Students will learn how to bring short stories to life with dramatic reenactments of what they discover within the pages of a short storybook.
Students will get to know about the different types of robots. Students will begin by building a simple robot that will be more complex throughout the rest of the 3 levels. Students will begin by building a simple robot & will be more complex throughout the rest of the 6 levels. Students will learn the basics of programming. Students will learn different kinds of sensors, how they work and how to use them in different applications and will also learn to make advanced programming to make the robots do tough missions and tasks and try to win challenges.
Students will develop basic fundamental rugby skills, learn the rules of the sport, and practice what they learn.
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.
The activities are designed to foster 21st-century learning (creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication) using S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) education through an international franchise CHALLENGE ISLAND®.
Creating a Scout team of students where they will form a guidance structure of maintaining the organization of school events.
Students will learn the basics of playing soccer, learn about teamwork, good sportsmanship, and practice their soccer playing skills.
Sign Language Club
Children will learn the basics of American Sign Language.
Spelling Bee Club
Students will Strengthen spelling skills and engagingly broaden vocabulary. Students should be able to decode sounds in terms of what the letter or letter blends make what sounds to spell correctly.
Strategized Board Games Club
Students will learn the strategies for playing many popular board games. Students will also learn the object of each game for winning as well as scorekeeping and working with partners/teams.
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.
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.
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.