In Sao Paulo, Red House also offers extracurricular activities and ESP (Extended School Period) extend students’ school life after regular class hours.

FLEXIBLE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND ESP (EXTENDED SCHOOL PERIOD) AFTER SCHOOL HOURS.

Programs are flexible and it is possible to choose the number of weekdays desired by families who want to keep their children in an extended period of time at school.

The ESP works on the development of students’ cognitive skills recreationally, respecting the needs and interests of each age group, available from Monday to Friday. There is also the lunch-only option for Toddler and K3 classes.

ESP (Campus Pacaembu)- Toddler and K3 (lunch included)
Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 3:40 pm or 12:00 to 5:00 pm.

Red House also promotes Summer Camps and Winter Camps on January and July breaks as options for families who do not go away during school recess. The camps have recreational purposes with a fun program filled with play, games, sports, cooking and entertaining tours.

In Sao Paulo, extracurricular activities are offered to kids over two years old. They were designed to develop different skills in students and stimulate interpersonal relationships among children. The classes are taught in English by Red House teachers and in Portuguese by partnering teachers, experts in their fields. The minimum number of students per class is of 4 and the maximum is 12.

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EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Ballet

Classes: K3, K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

Classical Ballet is an artistic manifestation that uses the body in its full expression as a language to convey feelings, movement and vivacity. It aims to teach personal and mental discipline in addition to developing body awareness, musical perception, creativity and interpretation.

Capoeira

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

Capoeira is a cultural manifestation that joins music and exercise together.  It develops strength, elasticity, balance, rhythm and motor coordination, providing body self-knowledge as an instrument of self-expression and communication.

Cooking

Classes: Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: English

Classes are planned to be tasteful adventures for elementary students. The course is an enjoyable opportunity to develop and improve students’ culinary skills every week through a structured program. With age appropriate recipes, students learn how to handle food properly and about basic nutrition concepts, safe kitchen practices and cooking techniques.

Guitar

Classes: Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: English

First contact with the popular guitar and its basic techniques with fun exercises and musical activities for the creation of a group repertoire. Learning a musical instrument can bring countless benefits for a child.  More than just a new way to express yourself, practicing an instrument sharpens concentration, increases memory and motor coordination, improves reading abilities, promote social skills, among others.

Jewish Culture

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

Jewish history and its traditions are taught in the course in playful way. Children learn about the values, festivals, music, customs and principles of Jewish culture.

Ms Carolina Zyman has a bachelor degree in Psychology from PUC-SP and has been an educator for over 10 years in Jewish instruction. In 2007, she took a 10-month training course in leadership and Jewish education in Jerusalem, Israel. Back to Brazil, she created and coordinated a pioneer project in Sao Paulo in complementary Jewish tutoring at home. She was also the director of a non-formal educational program for young Jewish men in one of Sao Paulo´s largest communities. Today, she is a teacher at the Alef Peretz and an Israeli folk dance choreographer to 7 to 14-year-old students.

* * Jewish culture and Good Shepherd Catechism Class: courses offered at the request of parent groups which guaranteed the minimum required number of students. 

Good Shepherd Catechism Class

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

The Good Shepherd Catechism Class was developed according to the needs of each age group and uses a simplified teaching material. The Good Shepherd catechism class is Biblical-Liturgical and the course objective is to promote a personal encounter with Jesus through study and prayer.

* * Jewish culture and Good Shepherd Catechism Class: courses offered at the request of parent groups which guaranteed the minimum required number of students. 

Pop Dance

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: English

Pop dance lessons are intended to develop the habit of physical exercise in children by working on their notion of spatial orientation, body laterality and the limits of their own bodies. Pop dance contributes to respiratory conditioning and control, motor coordination and flexibility. It is a relaxed and joyful manner for children to learn choreography and be challenged to explore creativity by creating their own choreographies.

Futsal

Class: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

The course aims to provide students with technical and tactical abilities in futsal in a recreational manner while promoting the pleasure of acquiring specific skills this modality has to offer. The sport also promotes team spirit.

Judo

Class: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

Judo is a martial art suitable for all ages. It prompts the learning of some essential values such as responsibility, respect and discipline. It also develops balance, flexibility and coordination. The course objective is to promote the integrated development of students’ mind and body.

Hatha Yoga

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Português

Classes are lighthearted and planned so that students can learn and experience initial self-centering moments, posture sequences (asanas), gentle stretching, body awareness and its functions. Through relaxation activities and initiation in meditation practices, children learn to recognize how the mind works and how to deal with negative emotions through conscious breathing while learning ethical values in a fun and easy-going approach. In addition, meditation practice and respiratory techniques in children promote concentration, calm, self-perception and self-esteem development, jointly reducing aggression and anxiety. In this way, the practice benefits emotional and interpersonal behaviors, helping indiscipline decrease therefore positively influencing student learning.

Musicalization

Classes: Toddler 1, Toddler 2, K3

Language of Instruction: Inglês

In early childhood, stimulating activities can produce changes in brain structure and, in this context, music serves as an important forerunner in the development of children´s language and expression skills, intelligence and motor coordination. In this course,  children learn about musical instruments, their different sounds, rhythms and melodies.

Figure Skating

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

Skating stimulates concentration and balance, and it is one of the most complete sports. The main objective of the course is discipline, coordination and leisure. Lessons also contribute to student integration.

Psychomotricity

Classes: Toddler 1, Toddler 2, K3

Language of Instruction: English

In the earliest years of life, psychomotor education contributes to the overall development of children by harmonizing and maximizing motor, cognitive and affective potential. The activity helps in the acquisition of motor perfection, involving neurological aspects of body maturation, rhythmic and spatial realms, and interaction with other children. Games, play and physical activities are some of the tools used in psychomotricity.

Acting

Classes: Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: English

Acting can take children to an underexplored world: self-knowledge. When creativity, communication and imagination are enthused, students tend to better learn how to deal with diverse situations. With fun and dynamic classes, the course stimulates children to work in groups and improve their interpersonal relationships through disinhibition exercises, improvisation and other fun activities. At the end of the year, students perform in a play to parents and the school community.

Tennis

Classes: K4, K5, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5

Language of Instruction: Portuguese

The tennis course was developed to help children boost their learning so that they can develop motor skills and also learn this sport modality rules. Tennis helps in strengthening the immune system and encourages socialization.

Multisports

Classes: Y1,Y2,Y3,Y4,Y5
Language of Instruction: Portuguese

The multisports course teaches techniques and encourages the development of motor skills specific to team sports such as football, volleyball, basketball, tennis and handball.

School Newspaper

Classes: K4,K5,Y1,Y2,Y3,Y4,Y5
Language of Instruction: English

The course foresees the development of activities that take place at all levels of a print newspaper, according to the skills and interests of each student: photography, online research, graphic design, polling, interviewing, writing and text editing. The paper prepared by the class is related to school community events, as well as to news about sports, culture, amusements, among other topics, with the goal of stimulating our students’ interest in different areas.

Guitar Class

Classes: Y2,Y3,Y4,Y5
Language of Instruction: English

First contact with the popular guitar and its basic techniques with fun exercises and musical activities for the creation of a group repertoire. Learning a musical instrument can bring countless benefits for a child. More than just a new way to express yourself, practicing an instrument sharpens concentration, increases memory and motor coordination, improves reading abilities, promote social skills, among others.

Artistic gymnastics

Classes: Y2,Y3,Y4,Y5
Language of Instruction: Portuguese

An Olympic sport characterized by challenge and elegance. Its differential is the overcoming of limits, emotional control and trying new situations. It is composed of acrobatic elements such as somersaults and dance elements such as jumps.

*All activity options offered are subject to change and to a prescribed minimum number of students enrolled. .

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