Extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities

The following are the extracurricular activity programmes for pre-school, primary, secondary, and IBDP programmes. Extracurricular activity time at “Erudito Licėjus” is  Monday to Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Fridays from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. All extracurricular activities are composed of main and additional block. Price of main block activities is 130Eur/monthly, price of additional block activities may vary depending on the activity chosen.

Extracurricular activities in Kaunas:

The main block is comprised of activities that do not require continuation.

A pupil may choose to attend one activity 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., and a different one 5 p.m.  to 5:45 p.m.

Main block fees:

  • The price of the main block activities for students of grades 0-4 – 130€ /month (evening meal included).
  • Basic block activities are free for students in grades 5-10.
  • In the course of the month it is possible to attend any desired activity and switch between them.

The additional block is comprised of activities that require continuation.

Grades 0-4

The goal of this activity is to focus on the students’ needs and preferences. Children may choose to do their homework, play board games, as well as take part in fun and creative handicrafts.

We invite your children to participate in the science academy, where students deepen their knowledge of their mother tongue, mathematics, broaden their horizons by performing various tasks.

The program is designed to develop student’s physical ability through relay games, and other active games. These help improve the student’s motor skills, agility, strength, coordination, and balance.

The program is designed to develop children’s relaxation and creativity. The session develops children’s creative drawing with a variety of tools, extracting drawings of animated characters, clothing, and the environment in which they are located. An animated video will be shown to get acquainted with the world of animation and relate to the creation of characters, the texture of the environment and the perception of the storytelling.

Model making will focus on building 3Dimensional objects from available materials like cardboard, paper, clay, fabric etc. The pupils will learn how materials join and interact with each other. This will enable them to apply 3D geometry in real life to construct things they want.

In this activity, students get to know different genres of music, learn about different artists, and learn how to create songs.

Coordination, plasticity, freedom and joy are just some of the benefits of dancing! Dancing in different styles can not only perfectly prepare for physical form and endurance, but also provide great pleasure. It is one of the best means of self-expression. We invite you to create together and spend time actively!

Creative thinking is an innovative and solution based approach to solving problems. It helps designers to empathise with the users, understand their needs, define a problem and then creatively design solutions. Pupils will learn methods and techniques to solve a problem given to them practically by creating solutions giving them hands on experience. Creative thinking is an iterative process where on learns things by doing them.

Kendo is an ancient Japanese martial art with swords. Kendo, it is the spirit of each of us, the art of self-knowledge and improvement. Kendo gives you the opportunity to get to know yourself, feel and become a true self. Kendo will allow you to understand and make the best decision in any life situation! It is a martial art that encompasses not only physical education but also has a deep philosophy. it is cognition, perception of new things. A great opportunity to unwind after a whole busy day that starts at school and ends with extracurricular activities.

The goal of this activity is to develop children’s ability to associate images with numbers, words, and phenomenon, and in such a way encourage the acquisition of English language.

This program is designed to encourage creativity, and develop original thinking, attention to detail, and focus. During the class children will be introduced to working with a variety of mediums and techniques. They will be trying their hand at painting, water colour, ceramics, and various handicrafts. They will also learn to prepare their produce for transportation.

Analysis of textures, tools and possibilities. Getting acquainted with the connections of various techniques. Unique use of pencils, markers and markers in drawing.

In this activity, students do interesting activities such as creating robots, creating games, and editing photos. Activities are done using a computer.

Zumba dances, sports for children in grades 0-4. Fun music and active activities that will be organized in the gym. Duration 45 min. Sportswear is required. These activities are designed to promote exercise and a healthy lifestyle for children.

Painting features, possibilities, analysis and innovations. Painting with fingers and brushes, testing of techniques, different types of paint.

Grades 5-10

How to speak to persuade those around you? What is an argument? Could it be that there is no one right answer? Is public speaking different from how we talk at home, with friends?

Debate – according to specific rules, students will try to convince a neutral group of judges that their ideas and arguments are better than their opponents. So you learn to persuade and react quickly to counter-arguments.

It is especially important to pay attention to local and global problems – students are interested in political, social and cultural phenomena and analyze them from different perspectives. In this way, students’ horizons are broadened, public speaking competencies are developed, critical thinking is encouraged and, most importantly, a comprehensive 21st century education is developed. personality.

The sessions include the creation of a simulated business company. Activities take place on the basis of real business. Later, when an imitation business company is created, the children will travel to fairs and competitions.

The program is designed to develop children’s relaxation and creativity. The session develops children’s creative drawing with a variety of tools, extracting drawings of animated characters, clothing, and the environment in which they are located. An animated video will be shown to get acquainted with the world of animation and relate to the creation of characters, the texture of the environment and the perception of the storytelling.

Grades 0-4

The goal of these lessons is to learn the basics of Russian, integrate the foundational vocabulary, gain speaking skills, and in such a way expand the horizon. Children will be learning the alphabet, phrases used in introductions and getting acquainted. They will learn to speak about themselves, school, and gain knowledge useful in holding a conversation on the topics of science, daily routine, and others.

Since the world is moving towards digital technology, Computer Aided Drawing will help pupils to express their creativity and their ideas through drawing, painting and modelling digitally using a computer. They will learn how to use computer programs/applications to create, illustrate and visualise their artistic creations.

The goal of these lessons is to learn the basics of German in a fun and creative manner. Children will be developing their skills at speaking and teamwork. The teaching will touch on the topics of getting acquainted, introduction of self and other, friends, family, hobbies, leisure, and others.

During the group, we will learn the basics of robotics by working with LEGO MINDSTORMS robots. We will learn about the parts of robots, the principles of their operation. We will design the robots according to the given instructions, later we will create our own robot designs. We will give robots their lives in programming, using the Scratch programming method already known to students. We will organize robot fights, races, and prepare for robotics events.

This activity will introduce pupils to basic photography terminology, skills and techniques which they can use to click creative photos. They will learn how to use a digital camera with both manual and automatic mode. They will also learn about different ways of composing a photograph, and how elements of colour, light and different shapes interact with each other in a photograph. They will also be introduced to different styles of photography like portraits, landscapes, products, wildlife etc.

We present to you a chess program custom-designed for Erudito Licėjus by the Lithuanian School of Chess. The program will help students develop consecutive, abstract, analytical, creative, and solid thinking. Children will not only be learning chess theory, but will also be applying it in practice. They will do exercises, analyse various chess games with the teacher, and try out their skills at playing chess with their classmates.

This program is designed to strengthen the students’ physical and emotional health, self-confidence, endurance, understanding of the philosophy and technique of the eastern martial art Kyokushin karate, as well as encourage the propagation of a healthy lifestyle.

Grades 5-10

We hate advertising, but it still determines our choices. It can shock and inspire change. How is this done? Can we gain resilience by knowing certain forms of persuasion?

In the Advertising Lions Club, students will learn about different persuasions, ways of arguing, and analyze the reasons why some things affect us and others do not. Attention will be paid not only to the discussion of the best advertisements created in the world, but also to the generation of new ideas and the creation of advertisements.

We will explain what public relations is, how communication between large and small organizations is planned, what information channels are chosen. We will be interested in what is reputation, how it is formed, what is the image, identity and trust of an organization. We will learn to understand the significance of propaganda and gain resistance to it.

In these activities, students will be able to discover an artist hidden inside. Various art genres and techniques will be explored. Students will create furniture, interior, object and clothing designs, learn graphic design, photo correction subtleties. For those who are preparing to study, art teacher Jogunda will help prepare for admission.

The goal of these lessons is to learn the basics of Russian, integrate the foundational vocabulary, gain speaking skills, and in such a way expand the horizon. Children will be learning the alphabet, phrases used in introductions and getting acquainted. They will learn to speak about themselves, school, and gain knowledge useful in holding a conversation on the topics of science, daily routine, and others.

The aim of the lessons is to learn German in a fun and creative way. Classes develop students’ language and teamwork skills. Learning includes the following topics:, introduction, friends, family, hobbies, leisure.

We train to fight with a spear, sticks, shield and stick, to shoot arrows with a blower (pipe) and unarmed fighting. We use South African Zulu, New Zealand Maori, Hawaiian tribes and ancient Japanese techniques and training methods adapted to our region and era. The workouts consist of learning the movements individually, as well as exercises in pairs, followed by the game method using soft replicas of the arms. The advanced ones participate in sports and competitions. A camp is organized in summer.

The trainings are led by Rokas Balčiūnas, an educator who has been training in aikido for 8 years and has a 1 dan black belt. For the past 10 years, he has been studying and training children in primal martial arts. In 2021 he became the tournament champion of the Association of Historical African Martial Arts (HAMAA).

In training with arms, size and strength are not as important as abilities, so in training we expect children and youth from the age of 12 (boys and girls), as well as adults (men and women).  The first workout is free. It is not necessary to have special clothing and equipment in the beginning.

We are excited to invite the girls to beauty and aesthetics training courses. In this training they will get acquainted with the following topics:

  • Table aesthetics (rules for table manners, table serving, table decoration);
  • Beauty aesthetics (Beauty through history, face care, body hygiene, make-up, aesthetic make-up, and aesthetic self-presentation on social networks);
  • Fashion aesthetics (fashion history, clothing style, find your personal style, Ethical fashion, healthy lifestyle, healthy eating, meditation, benefits of sports);
  • Floral aesthetics (flower decoration, making bouquets and other floral compositions, flower wreaths);
  • The concept of aesthetic self-knowledge (Self-Confidence and inner peace, goal mapping / collages, fractal drawing, self-knowledge tests);
  • Body language (what our body language says, lying gestures, DISC Personality Types, body language training exercises);
  • Presentation skills & public speaking (how to make a good presentation, fear of the stage, public speaking, and practical skills).

Extracurricular activities in Vilnius:

The main block is comprised of activities that do not require continuation.

A pupil may choose to attend one activity 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., and a different one 5 p.m.  to 5:45 p.m.

Main block fees:

  • The price of the main block activities for students of grades 0-4 – 130€ /month (evening meal included).
  • Basic block activities are free for students in grades 5-10.
  • In the course of the month it is possible to attend any desired activity and switch between them.

 

The additional block is comprised of activities that require continuation.

Grades 0-4

During the extracurricular activities, in favorable weather conditions, children would travel to the fields and parks to explore the biodiversity of Lithuanian plants and animals (learn to recognize plant and or animal species, collect the plant leaf herbarium collection, discuss ecological topics). The school would carry out various, uncomplicated experiments, together with students engaged in
creative activities and watching scientific videos.

The group is inspired by charming France, designed for children to get to know this wonderful country, its culture, famous people, basic traditions and food. The playful and structured form of extracurricular activities will allow students to easily master the knowledge of the French language during interesting creative tasks. Students will not only learn the simplest communication phrases such as introduction, greeting, but will also be able to tell interesting facts about this country.

Children’s sports activities are an introduction to sports in the form of a game. Students will be able to satisfy their curiosity and try out many sports such as football, basketball, volleyball, hockey, tennis and other sports. Being among your peers, with the help of a group leader, you will learn to be part of a team, enjoy even small achievements, and experience the joy of movement every time you engage. During sports activities, children are also introduced to the principles of a healthy lifestyle, attention is paid to the prevention of flat feet.

It is known that creativity is an integral part of every human life. During this group, we try to give children the imagination volatility so that children become more inventive and can solve problems atypically. During this session, we perform various tasks, such as needlework, management, problem solving, drawing We strive for all tasks to be carried out using ingenuity and creativity.

Students will learn to plan and perform observations and tests on their own. Use school nature research tools safely and creatively. Targeted pursuit of science learning goals. Express their ideas, independently find the necessary information about natural phenomena in various sources, summarize, classify and pass on the obtained information to others. To apply the knowledge and skills acquired in mathematics and information technology lessons.  Evaluate the reality of the obtained test results, formulate reasonable conclusions, analyze and explain the differences between the observations and test results obtained by oneself and friends and their reasons.

Music teacher Dovaldė invites all beginners to Pop Choir classes, where children will be able to develop vocal skills, learn modern songs, reveal their musicality and most importantly have fun. Anyone who wants to sing and not necessarily learn is invited to join this fun group.

In the art club students will get acquainted with and learn various painting, graphics, drawing, composition, color studies, art techniques and basics. Deepen knowledge and discover new creative solutions in their work. As you work, you will go beyond standard frames and look for unique, innovative solutions In the classes, children will feel as if they are in art therapy, as they will listen to music while working, in this way they will achieve even greater relaxation, and will be more deeply involved in the creative process. Creativity, originality, completeness, thoroughness, self confidence will be developed.

Grades 5-10

United Nations Simulation Club for anyone who wants to improve their public speaking, leadership skills and make friends around the world. In this club, students imitate the work of the UN, learn diplomacy, the art of debate and try to solve modern world problems – in the fields of politics, law, social welfare and the environment. Being a member of this club helps to develop not only professional competencies, but also personal qualities and can contribute to your further career!

The session is designed for fifth grade students who want to discover the pleasure of reading, immerse themselves in a fabulous, enchanting, imaginative world. Here is a place where students not only read but also discuss, create, write and illustrate books themselves.

Students will learn to plan and perform observations and tests on their own Use school nature research tools safely and creatively.  Targeted pursuit of science learning goals Express their ideas, independently find the necessary information about natural phenomena in various sources, summarize, classify and pass on the obtained information to others. To apply the knowledge and skills acquired in mathematics and information technology lessons.

We invite children and young people who want to sing to classes.  During the classes, children’s voice, hearing, sense of rhythm are developed, correct sound formation, expressive interpretation of works, and cultural behavior are taught on the stage. Everyone who wants to improve their vocal abilities, who wants to develop their musicality and have fun is welcome here.

We will go, explore, watch the most interesting content about the farthest corners of the world! This is an informal activity, during which students will be introduced to the most impressive places to visit in Lithuania, hiking and education. We will also strive to get to know the countries further away from Lithuania travelers who come to school will share their travel impressions with children. Children will also be provided with brain teasers, during which students will learn a lot of valuable information about Lithuania and the world.

Children’s sports activities are an introduction to sports in the form of a game. Students will be able to satisfy their curiosity and try out many sports such as football, basketball, volleyball, hockey, tennis and other sports. Being among your peers, with the help of a group leader, you will learn to be part of a team, enjoy even small achievements, and experience the joy of movement every time you engage. During sports activities, children are also introduced to the principles of a healthy lifestyle, attention is paid to the prevention of flat feet.

Grades 0-4

In this circle, students will learn the basics of the Spanish language, through group work, creative tasks and educational games. Students will learn various topics that can be applied in everyday life – family, school, leisure, travel, professions. Get acquainted with the culture of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries – national holidays, traditional food, the most famous representatives of art and literature.

Did you know that every seventh person in the world can speak Chinese?
Students will get acquainted with numbers, learn to say hello, words of courtesy, presentation of themselves and family members, names of body, face parts and school supplies. Learn a lot of new words, Chinese pronunciations (5 tones), characters (hieroglyphs), cultural knowledge that will be useful in travel and for a broader understanding of the world.

It is an interesting language learning group that develops both Russian language skills and various social skills of students. A playful and interesting, but at the same time structured, focused learning environment that helps students relax and work responsibly during lessons. In the classes, students develop all four language skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

The aim of the lessons is to learn German in a fun and creative way. Classes develop students’ language and teamwork skills. Learning includes the following topics: acquaintance, introduction, friends, family, hobbies, leisure.

Lithuanian Chess School (LŠM) is a non-profit organization whose main goals are to teach people of all ages to play chess, promote and popularize chess sports throughout Lithuania, and to purposefully, purposefully and competently integrate chess sports into the life of Lithuanian society through scientific and methodological activities, with the help of chess sports, by organizing chess trainings, camps and other events, to educate and improve the society in Lithuania and to help all those interested in this field to seek professional development and cooperation.

Checkers is an abstract strategy and tactics board game. Checkers develop thinking, strengthen memory, develop the ability to accumulate and shift attention, which gives positive results in learning common school disciplines (both exact and humanitarian). Children who practice checkers acquire useful life skills – they learn to manage the situation, accept challenges, solve problems, adapt to new conditions, anticipate further steps.

The contemporary dance studio is a combination of dance and theater, acquaintance with improvisation and oneself. Through creative and improvisational tasks you will understand the style of contemporary dance, create dance movements and compounds. The basis of the activity – modern dance – will give you 100% freedom of expression!
Dance will be taught by Monika – a graduate dance teacher who graduated from LEU, Master of Education Management. He is interested in various forms of improvisation, modern dance techniques, dance therapy. Works with children and youth, teaches contemporary dance and ballet lessons.

Kyokushin is one of the Japanese martial arts styles created in 1964 by Masutatsu Oyama. Translated from Japanese, kyokushinkai means absolute truth, and karate means unarmed or empty-handed. The aim of the session is to promote a healthy lifestyle and employment of children and youth, to develop moral values, and to motivate talented athletes to become professional athletes.

Design studio for beginners. Our world consists of various forms, so their examination is a primary acquaintance with design. Modeling of forms in space by means of secondary raw materials will develop not only children’s creativity, spatial thinking, awareness, but also layout skills. During the sessions, children will perform engaging creative tasks that will help unfold the young thinker. These sessions focus on tactile, independent work, the development of fine motor skills, spatial thinking, aesthetics, problem solving and decision making skills.

Theater makes a child’s life interesting and meaningful, fills it with vivid impressions and joy not so much from creativity as from the opportunity to acquire unique communication experience. Theater games develop a child’s emotional sphere, teach him to empathize. It helps to overcome self – confidence and shyness. These are good human qualities that we will develop in theater lessons.

Grades 5-10

In this circle, students will learn the basics of the Spanish language, through group work, creative tasks and educational games. Students will learn various topics that can be applied in everyday life – family, school, leisure, travel, professions. Get acquainted with the culture of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries – national holidays, traditional food, the most famous representatives of art and literature.

Did you know that every seventh person in the world can speak Chinese?
Students will get acquainted with numbers, learn to say hello, words of courtesy, presentation of themselves and family members, names of body, face parts and school supplies. Learn a lot of new words, Chinese pronunciations (5 tones), characters (hieroglyphs), cultural knowledge that will be useful in travel and for a broader understanding of the world.

It is an interesting language learning group that develops both Russian language skills and various social skills of students. A playful and interesting, but at the same time structured, focused learning environment that helps students relax and work responsibly during lessons. In the classes, students develop all four language skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

The aim of the lessons is to learn German in a fun and creative way. Classes develop students’ language and teamwork skills. Learning includes the following topics: acquaintance, introduction, friends, family, hobbies, leisure.

Lithuanian Chess School (LŠM) is a non-profit organization whose main goals are to teach people of all ages to play chess, promote and popularize chess sports throughout Lithuania, and to purposefully, purposefully and competently integrate chess sports into the life of Lithuanian society through scientific and methodological activities. , with the help of chess sports, by organizing chess trainings, camps and other events, to educate and improve the society in Lithuania and to help all those interested in this field to seek professional development and cooperation

Design studio for beginners. Our world consists of various forms, so their examination is a primary acquaintance with design. Modeling of forms in space by means of secondary raw materials will develop not only children’s creativity, spatial thinking, awareness, but also layout skills. During the sessions, children will perform engaging creative tasks that will help unfold the young thinker. These sessions focus on tactile, independent work, the development of fine motor skills, spatial thinking, aesthetics, problem solving and decision making skills.

Theater makes a child’s life interesting and meaningful, fills it with vivid impressions and joy not so much from creativity as from the opportunity to acquire unique communication experience. Theater games develop a child’s emotional sphere, teach him to empathize. It helps to overcome self – confidence and shyness. These are good human qualities that we will develop in theater lessons.

During the classes, students are introduced to the history of basketball, the characteristics of the game, the structure of defense and attack. Learns and improves game techniques, tactics, improves physical preparation. During the sessions, students learn to perform basketball techniques correctly, and their combinations, get acquainted with the elements of basketball tactics. Students will be encouraged to be physically active in their spare time. Using certain individual and group tasks, games, various skills of students will be developed.

The Aviation Modeling Club is for students in grades 5-12 who want to learn more about aviation, to satisfy their creativity. The general course covers aircraft, helicopters and drones, their design and the entire mechanical part.