Category Archives: UPC clubs

Jiu Jitsu Club

Jiu jitsu is a wrestling and grappling sport. Jiu jitsu sport consist on self defense. It’s a martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling with particular emphasis on ground fighting.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 30 students
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, Theatre
Club Leader: Rodrigo Psit (Guest teacher)
Teaching Language: Chinese & Spanish
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Great British Food Cooking Club

Students will learn how to cook some simple and famous British food! Each week we will have a specific traditional dish that the students will learn about and that we will cook together as a team! For this semester, we will cook both sweet and savoury dishes. In addition to this, we will learn about and cook dishes from different parts of Great Britain, including my home county, Dorset. If your child loves cooking and wants to learn about some incredible and famous dishes from Britain, then this is the club for them! Welcome to the Great British Food Cooking Club!

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, Libris Cafe
Club Leader: Claire Rees
Club Fee: 900RMB/season

The Secret Diary Club

Have you ever wanted to have your own very special book? A place to keep your thoughts, your ideas, your drawings? Then The Secret Diary Club is the place for you. We will make our own journals with secret pockets, exciting codes and hidden pages! At The Secret Diary Club we will make your own journals and become fabulous writers too!

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, A211 classroom
Club Leader: David Dee
Club Fee: 850RMB/season

Basketball Club

In this club, our professional foreign coaches will use their professional and detail skills to help you improve your comprehensive ability. While improving your basketball skills, it is more important to let children understand what real basketball game is, cultivate children’s new thinking mode, and improve students’ basketball awareness. Our vision is to let you to be more outstanding. Our slogan is together! Our aim is to make our body more flexible through sports! And through sport, making our thoughts more active and our hearts stronger!

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, Gym
Club Leader: Stamenkovic Srden (Guest teacher)
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Mad Science

Mad Science Curricula: Core Value: Hands-on & Have Fun. 10 classes one term, include Foundation of Scienece; Biological Science; Energy and Health; Space Exploration.Students learn observational skills to feed their curiosity and develop initiative and creativity. They learn new experiences and apply previous science knowledge to sovle problems.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 25 students
Meeting Day: Wednesday
Club Location: UPC campus, B104 classroom
Club Leader: Catherine Jia (Guest teacher)
Teaching Language: English & Chinese
Club Fee: 1700RMB/season

Debate Club

In the Debate Club, students will have the opportunity to practice and refine their English speaking skills. The students will learn how to form an argument and do research to find evidence to support their arguments. They will engage in debates on a variety of topics.

Eligible Students: G4, G5, EAL4, EAL5, up to 30 students
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, A206 classroom
Club Leader: Gisela Wolff
Requirements: Charged laptop
Club Fee: 800RMB/season

Tennis Club

Our mission is to provide each student an opportunity to develop tennis and life skills in a fun, safe, supportive and encouraging environment. We offer a variety of tennis programs for all ages and skill levels. They’re all affordable — and did we mention FUN? Find the right one for you and your friends.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, Gym
Club Leader: Mark Yu, Yin Junpeng, John Francois & Leslie Liu (Guest teachers)
Teaching Language: English & Chinese
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Baseball Club

In this training, we focus on emphasizing fitness and sportmanship. Baseball curriculum includes basic physical education part and technical part (batting, pitching, catching, running etc.). We aim at providing the most interesting experience of baseball for all kids and youths. Basic baseball skills could not only work on children’s physical condition development, but also work on their soft skills development, such as team works, stress tolerance etc. Baseball curriculum is designed into 10 parts, including basic skills teaching (batting *1, pitching*1, catching*1, running*1,rules introduction*1, team working*2, game*3 ). And hope every student could enjoy baseball with our coaches.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL 3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, Football pitch
Club Leader: Coach Guo Jiyang & Coach Ma Zhe (Guest teachers)
Teaching Language: English & Chinese
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Amazing Authors

Do you love to write scary stories? Funny poems? Secret diaries? We will do all this (and maybe more) in the Amazing Authors club, where creative writing is the name of the game. Each session will be a workshop for young authors to work together on creative writing pieces. At the end of the club season, we will share our writing with the UPC community by hosting our very own “Author Visit”. Come write with us!

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 15 students
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, SEN A203 classroom
Club Leader: Stephanie Canada
Club Fee: 850RMB/season

Lego Robotics

Welcome to the Lego Robotics club. We will be using the Lego Mind Storm educational kit. In this club, we intend to engage students by building on their science, engineering, and technology skills. We will be having lots of fun and transforming our ideas into moving machines that do what is programmed. 

Eligible Students: G4, G5, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Wednesday
Club Location: UPC campus, B103-A classroom
Club Leader: Ioannes Oliveira
Club Fee: 1000RMB/season

Kids in the Kitchen

In this club, students will learn about how to prepare different kinds of snacks independently. They will be able to bring home simple recipe book.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 25 students
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, A202 classroom
Club Leader: Amira Sadud
Club Fee: 900RMB/season

 

Chess and Strategy

The game of chess holds a unique fascination. The strategic complexities offer lively minds an immediate challenge and stimulating exercise. It can be played for fun, or with increasing degrees of seriousness up to the highest levels of international competition. Our Chess Club will give young learners their first introduction to this incredible game. We will look at strategy activities and skills that will help young learners become fast thinkers.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5 up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, A102 classroom
Club Leader: Oliver Gluyas
Club Fee: 800RMB/season

3D Design

3D-PrinterIf you love to design and create models, 3D Design is for you. We will be sharing and building the knowledge of 3D Design and the programs that can be used. We will be using the program(s) to create buildings, products, rooms, and just have fun. The possibilities of what we can do are nearly endless. After all of the designing and modeling, as a culmination to our projects we will be 3D printing.

Eligible Students: G4, G5, EAL 4, EAL 5
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, B103-A classroom
Club Leader: Ioannes Oliveira
Club Fee: 900RMB/season

 

Game Mechanic Club

gamestar-mechanic_55a35429584e4a9997f1f136069e9563Gamestar Mechanic is a powerful platform for motivating kids toward STEM careers. Because of its emphasis on game design rather than computer programming, Gamestar is a great entry-level tool for students wanting to learn to make digital games. Once they have mastered game design’s core concepts and vocabulary, it will be easy for them to move into programming-oriented game design tools that range from Scratch, Gamemaker and Game Salad to full programming environments like Flash and Java.

Eligible Students: G3, G4, G5, EAL 3, EAL4, EAL5, up to 20 students
Meeting Day: Thursday
Club Location: UPC campus, B103-B classroom
Club Leader: Mathiew Greenway
Club Fee: 800RMB/season

Cheerleading

Cheerleading club will give students a chance to learn more techniques of gymnastics and different styles of dancing. We will be cheerleading during the sport tournaments for our sport teams, such as the basketball team. We welcome both boys and girls to join us. 

Eligible students: G3, G4, G5, EAL3, EAL4, EAL5
Meeting Day: Monday
Club Location: UPC campus, Library
Club Leader: Sandi Forrester
Club Fee: 900RMB/season
Uniform Fee: 295RMB