In addition to the compulsory subjects, students might join the following optional courses/activities:


Make

Photoshop
The students will use Adobe Photoshop to create unique and original artworks. Discovering the many tools and options included in the software, they will study photo editing, illustration, coloring, collages and different kinds of graphic design works (invitations, cards, posters…) for both web and print use. Students will also learn to use graphic tablets to improve their designs.
Cooking
A class that will help the students to channel their inner chef! The kids will learn how to make entire recipes on their own with confidence and fun!

Move

Volleyball
Thanks to this activity our sports team will help the students to feel part of a team, to train together, to have fun while exercising and learning volleyball techniques and strategies.

Express yourself

In living colors
Students will have fun discovering different mediums such as drawing and painting. The objective of this activity is to introduce students to colors and textures with techniques whose mastery is in accordance with their age.
Choir
For all volunteer students wishing to sing together around the same project: vocal practice and technique, song learning, vocal games, vocal warm-ups, polyphony work, for one or more shows during the year! This work revolves around a varied repertoire, polyphonic work, step-by-step learning… The songs chosen are taken from the French or international repertoire; they are sung with one or more voices, which requires rigor and discipline from each. Discipline in vocal work, listening to oneself and to the group. Above all, enthusiasm, the pleasure of wanting to sing together. Coming to the choir is therefore finding time to have fun while singing!.
Band
For all beginners or experienced musicians, students of all levels, all instruments, participation in individual or group projects, for the pleasure of playing, of practicing an instrument alone or in a group! Meetings with works from a varied repertoire, artists, students’ appropriation of knowledge. Repertoire created according to the experience of each of the students, allowing them to play from the beginning of the lessons in orchestral training, while learning in parallel the reading of music and the instrumental technique. The students progress concretely and quickly reach a musical level of quality. These results are rewarding and help give young people more self-confidence, with a view to one or more concerts during the year.

Think

Chess – Cercle d’Echec “Philidor”
A chess class that will teach the beginners the basics of the game and will help the intermediate ones to improve their technical skills. The focus will be on learning while having fun! Chess origins go back more than 2000 years. Even if your child does not know this game or if he/she has only notions and is motivated to get involved in this fascinating brain sport, do not hesitate to register him/her!
Newspaper
At the Newspaper Club, we want to start developing the necessary skills related to journalism, photography, publishing, and teamwork. In this club, the students, with the assistance of the teacher, are responsible for creating the sections that they consider important for the rest of the educational community and developing the content. Students will also acquire the responsibility of publishing it on the proposed deadline.

In living colors

Students will have fun discovering different mediums such as drawing and painting. The objective of this activity is to introduce students to colors and textures with techniques whose mastery is in accordance with their age.

Photoshop

The students will use Adobe Photoshop to create unique and original artworks. Discovering the many tools and options included in the software, they will study photo editing, illustration, coloring, collages and different kinds of graphic design works (invitations, cards, posters…) for both web and print use. Students will also learn to use graphic tablets to improve their designs.

Chess – Cercle d’Echec “Philidor”

A chess class that will teach the beginners the basics of the game and will help the intermediate ones to improve their technical skills. The focus will be on learning while having fun! Chess origins go back more than 2000 years. Even if your child does not know this game or if he/she has only notions and is motivated to get involved in this fascinating brain sport, do not hesitate to register him/her.

Choir

For all volunteer students wishing to sing together around the same project:

Vocal practice and technique, song learning, vocal games, vocal warm-ups, polyphony work, for one or more shows during the year!

This work revolves around a varied repertoire, polyphonic work, step-by-step learning… The songs chosen are taken from the French or international repertoire; they are sung with one or more voices, which requires rigor and discipline from each. Discipline in vocal work, listening to oneself and to the group. Above all, enthusiasm, the pleasure of wanting to sing together. Coming to the choir is therefore finding time to have fun while singing!

Volleyball

Thanks to this activity our sports team will help the students to feel part of a team, to train together, to have fun while exercising and learning volleyball techniques and strategies.

Newspaper

At the Newspaper Club, we want to start developing the necessary skills related to journalism, photography, publishing, and teamwork. In this club, the students, with the assistance of the teacher, are responsible for creating the sections that they consider important for the rest of the educational community and developing the content. Students will also acquire the responsibility of publishing it on the proposed deadline.

Cooking

A class that will help the students to channel their inner chef! The kids will learn how to make entire recipes on their own with confidence and fun!

Soccer

Through this activity our sports team will use fun as a tool to involve children in the soccer game. The goal develops their motor and sports growth. The main objectives are: to offer opportunities to draw significant motor and moral experiences, to set the basis for sporting fair play and to give the opportunity to participate in aggregating activities.

Theatre

During this class the student will work on:

  • Body expression
  • Concentration
  • Group dynamics or respect and listening to its partners
  • The space, preparation for the stage
  • The discovery of emotions
  • Voice, breathing, relaxation
  • The character
  • The game

The students will discover the theatre, stimulate the imagination, create and invent characters and short stories, develop memory and self-confidence, learn to express themselves in front of an audience. Theatrical performance at the end of the school year.

Band

For all beginners or experienced musicians, students of all levels, all instruments, participation in individual or group projects, for the pleasure of playing, of practicing an instrument alone or in a group!

Meetings with works from a varied repertoire, artists, students’ appropriation of knowledge.

Repertoire created according to the experience of each of the students, allowing them to play from the beginning of the lessons in orchestral training, while learning in parallel the reading of music and the instrumental technique. The students progress concretely and quickly reach a musical level of quality. These results are rewarding and help give young people more self-confidence, with a view to one or more concerts during the year.

Do you wish to enroll in some activities? Write to afternoon@otrshool.lu !