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St. Eithne's Primary School, Derry

Pick n Mix Club


The Pick 'n' Mix club is our fantastic after school care provision. This club runs from Monday through to Friday and caters for children in Primary 1 to Primary 7 from 3pm to 4.50pm. 

This fantastic club offers an essential service for our working parents and allows them to feel safe in the knowledge that their children are in a nurturing, caring, engaging, motivating and stimulating environment. 

The wonderful leaders of our Pick 'n' Mix club plan, prepare and develop key learning opportunities for our children through both practical, play and written based activities which explore key elements of the NI curriculum such as PDMU, ICT, Art and Design, Physical Education, Music, Science and Technology, World Around Us and the core subjects of Literacy and Numeracy.

In the Pick 'n' Mix club the children have the full use of the following indoor and outdoor facilities;


  • Fully equipped play room with a wide variety of play equipment
  • ICT Suite
  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Junior and Senior Library
  • Umbrella Room
  • Large extensive Sports Hall
  • Fully equipped kitchen for healthy snacks, baking and cooking 
  • Youth Club Recreational Area consisting of full sized pool, air hockey and table tennis tables


  • Play Park/ Play frame
  • Fully equipped play area
  • Playhouse
  • Pond and Walk ways
  • Nature/ Orienteering Trail
  • Outdoor Library
  • Outdoor Classroom
  • Buddy Benches
  • Outdoor Stage and Performance Area
  • Bike and Trikes
  • Football and Basketball court

By utilizing the extensive variety of facilities that Saint Eithne's Primary School can offer, the 'Pick and Mix' club can promote both social and emotional development. It also provides opportunities to develop all key learning for pupils through a fun filled, practical and play based learning approach, in which they can develop positive and meaningful relationships and friendships as well as developing key life skills.  

This club allows parents the flexibility to 'Pick' the days that their child will attend and their child, the chance to 'Mix' with other friends from our wonderful school community.