Ashford Afterschool Club Spring Term


This a 12 week term commencing on the week of the 10th of January and finishing on the week of the 4th of April.

All in Person clubs will apply our standard Covid 19 precautions.

Venue: Bracken Beg, Ballyduff, Ashford  A67 T218
Time: Tuesdays

16:00 – 16:55 Open to the Public

Human Physiology

For the first part of this term the children will learning about Human Physiology.

What is blood made of?
How do your lungs work?
Our hearts pump blood. What is a pump? Could you make one?
How do our eyes work. What is a lens? Could you make one?
What is happening in your brain?
Skin - under the microscope
Learn how the kidneys work and make a working model

This term is especially suited to children who have an aspiration to work in healthcare - doctors, nurses, etc.


The second part of the term will focus on Electricity.
Circuits, making lights light, making switches and then using our knowledge to make an electronic quiz game.

All classes will be taught through a series of fun, hands-on experiments and investigations.

Jan 11th, 18th, 25th
Feb 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
Mar 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Apr 5th

  • Club Details

  • We aim to have a few simple rules which everyone can understand. These are as follows:

    Instructions from the leaders must be obeyed.

    Everyone must be safety conscious at all times.

    No one is allowed to leave the venue without permission from the leaders.

  • Cancellation by Customer - Ongoing clubs

    Where the customer changes their mind in advance of the term starting a refund will be issued minus an administration fee of €30.

    If a child is unable to attend due to illness we try to accommodate the child at an online class in the same week.

    In the event of a red weather warning, closure due to Covid-19  or other force majeure any classes that are unable to go ahead in the venue will be held at the regular time in our Zoom classroom.

    If we have to cancel a class for other reasons the class will be  rescheduled.

  • Safety Glasses