D R A G O N S T O D AY S P R I N G 2 0 1 7
The Dragon Activities Programme is an
important part of a Dragon education.
Children of all ages enjoy their chosen
Activities up to three times each week.
Parents will recognise some familiar
and discuss a broad range of authors
In the News
in discussing current affairs;
shared endeavour resulting in delicious
the chance to plant and grow a variety
Other Activities may be less familiar:
during the eight-week course called
, children learn to manage
their emotions and reflect on their
learning; while children taking part in
learn to code and create
Dragons explore their creativity
have additional time to
experiment with different mediums,
while children who enjoy
can develop their own
, an Activity where
children compare classic and modern
versions of films, teaches children how
to interpret, analyse and communicate
Children who don’t excel in traditional
team sports, often flourish in sporting
Activities. Strong swimmers refine their
techniques and prepare for competition
; there is also an
With the river Cherwell located at the
bottom of the school fields, Dragons
have the unique opportunity to learn
to row in the
Activity - some of
our Old Dragon international rowers
started this way. Children can even
at the Farmoor Reservoir.
learning by exploring
interests beyond their
lessons in Activities. Often, this
is how they find their passion or
discover a unique gift.
A C T I V E D R A G O N S
Children can practise their
patience and perseverance with
Crochet & Knitting. It is also a
relaxed and sociable environment
where they can mix with children
from different tutor groups.
Oscar, B Block (Year 7) is a very
powerful player who loves to rally with
his friends, before finishing them off
with some spin.
Peter, A Block (Year 8), demonstrates
his 3D crafting skills during D&T.