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Wednesday Afternoon Program

Winter 2023 Program Information is available now! See below for course descriptions.

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Registration will open on
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 10:00am


*Bring cheques to Shama in the school office after completing registration by Wed., Nov. 30, 2022.
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The Wednesday Program's Winter term begins Wednesday, December 7, 2022 and ends Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

The Wednesday Program is committed to providing a spot for all children who wish to register, but we cannot guarantee each child their first choice program.

All enquiries should be directed to Sarah Murray at: sarah.murray@utoronto.ca​​
About This Year's Wednesday Program

All enquiries should be directed to Sarah Murray at: sarah.murray@utoronto.ca​​​

  • The Wednesday Program's Winter term begins Wednesday, December 7, 2022 and ends Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

  • All classes will take place at the Lab School.

  • Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • When instructors are away due to illness, and another instructor cannot be provided to teach your child's regular class, a temporary class will be provided.

  • No refunds will be issued.

  • If your child is unable to attend their Wednesday Afternoon Program, please notify the school by 11:00 am. Otherwise the activity may be delayed for the other children

  • All students enrolled in the Wednesday Program eat lunch in the JICS Lunch Room.

  • After lunch, students play in the JICS playground until their programs begin.

  • The Daycare's Creative Play Program on Wednesday afternoons is available to JK and SK only.

  • Grade 1 - 6 children must be picked up at noon or enrolled in the Wednesday Program.

  • Pick up: School Playground 2:45-3:00 pm

  • The Wed. Program ends at 3:00 pm. Students who have not been picked-up by 3:05 pm will be escorted to the school reception and parents will be contacted.

About the Classes Offered

All enquiries should be directed to Sarah Murray at: sarah.murray@utoronto.ca​​

The Wednesday Program offers a variety of arts, sports, and STEM-based classes to students in Grades 1 – 6, following the noon dismissal each Wednesday.

All classes are taught by accredited instructors, and adult supervisors are selected from the Masters of Arts in Child Study and Education Program.

 

Grades 1-3:

Improv with Rhys is available for the first time! Students in Grades 1 – 3 are invited to join Rhys for some zany and hilarious Wednesday afternoon fun!
 

Extra Ed provides Chess classes for novices who are learning the names of the pieces, as well as tournament ranked players working on end-game strategies. Extra Ed combines the sheer enjoyment of the game with the many benefits it provides Grades 1 – 3 students.
 

Handcrafts is available to students in Grades 1 – 3. Would you like to sew and embroider your own toys? This is the class for you! Who can forget 2019’s incredible sock monkeys?

Grades 3 - 6:

Puppetmongers Theatre is available to Grade 3 – 6 students who love storytelling. Bring your stories to life with puppets, puppet theatres, and storyboards, all created by you!

Grades 4 - 6:

Improv from Bad Dog Theatre will introduce Grade 4 – 6 students to the basic skills and concepts of improvisation, and help them cultivate a 'Yes, And' attitude, in a relaxed and supportive environment.

 

Students in Grades 4 – 6 are invited to join the Sportball Multi-Sport Program. Learn skills, play 8 popular sports, and have some Wednesday afternoon fun!

Steps to Register

01.

Prepare

Before registration date, take time to review offered classes here or below.

02.

Register Below

Complete Online Registration (see below) and print confirmation.
 

Registration will open on 

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 10:00am

03.

Submit Payment

Bring cheque and confirmation to Shama in the School Office, by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Cheques made payable to:

University of Toronto

Cheque Memo:

Wed. Afternoon Program