After-school Activities

After-school Activities

Instructional Football

  • Children will learn basic rules and fundamentals of football
  • Passing, trapping, kicking running drills and techniques
  • Vocabulary and positions of the game in English
  • Goal is to work two teams that can play and implement the skill learned.

Instructional Basketball

  • Children will learn basic rules and fundamentals of basketball.
  • Dribbling, passing, screening drills and techniques.
  • Vocabulary and positions of the game in English
  • Basic offensive zone plays
  • Basic zone defense and defensive skills


  • Children will learn basic folds and fundamentals of origami-
  • They will make a house containing furniture and contents made of origami and decorate it
  • This activity will help build English vocabulary
  • It will also help build an understanding of mathematics through hands on use of geometry.

After School ESL, General Tutoring and Homework Help

  • One on one work with students homework
  • One on one help with focused work given from students home teacher
  • ESL individual and group reading
  • Listening exercise

Music and Dance

  • Students will learn about different music and dances from around the world
  • Students will learn songs in English and perform them as a class
  • Students will learn how to dance

Chinese Calligraphy

  • Students will learn the basic strokes and rules of Chinese calligraphy.
  • It will help students understand Chinese traditional culture
  • It will also help student understand and memorize Chinese character structure.

Arts & Crafts

  • This course allows for study of the basic elements and techniques of design, composition, and structure. Students will learn to construct products in paper, wood, clay, metal and other media
  • The student is also offered the opportunity to work creatively in water color, and other media Chess – SIBS Chess Club
  • SIBS ASA Chess Club activity is for beginner and intermediate players. Chess is a fun game that teaches responsibility, improves discipline and sharpens thinking skills. It also builds confidence and teaches children to think before they act.
  • Research shows that the thinking skills children develop in chess carry over to other areas in their lives.
  • Each week the children will receive lessons appropriate to their skill level. The rest of the time will be devoted to playing, practicing and reinforcing the lessons of the day.

Lego Building

  • Students are offered opportunities to use their creativity and to build their own objects with Lego toys.
  • It also requires students to cooperate with teammates and finish Lego projects assigned by the teacher.
  • Suitable for students of lower grades.

Advanced Violin

  • Students who took Violin courses last year will continue with learning Violin techniques for a further step.
  • Students will learn to perform new songs and practice with the teacher to reinforce the lessons.
  • Students who have Violin foundation are welcome to join.
  • The tuition fee is 1600rmb (16 weeks). 300rmb for the violin instrument.

Chinese Folk Dancing

  • Students will learn the folk dance of Chinese ethnic minorities. The will learn the signature moves of every folk dance.
  • It helps children know about culture of different Chinese ethnic minorities.
  • Dancing helps students keep fit and cultivate a pleasant mood. It also cultivates students’ sense of art.

Learning about Movies

  • One of the best ways for improving listening skills English language learners is through the movies. Movie allows students to hear various dialects, accents, and tones of speech. Active listening enhances understanding of vocabulary as well as various aspects of literacy.
  • Before showing a film, the teacher familiarizes him/herself with the film. The teacher will make a list of vocabulary words, phrases that students might have difficulty with or that might need explanation. Creating a vocabulary handout prior to viewing the movie familiarizes the students with words and phrases so that they do not need to struggle to deconstruct the dialogue. Students will not only learn important vocabulary but also learn to discuss the movie and its topics in class as a group.