Homework Club (Thursdays)

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Homework Club @ Mac Chap is a program for students (Kindergarten to Year 6) designed to assist with their education and learning. Formed through a collaboration between the Ryde Salvation Army and Macquarie Chapel, the purpose of Homework Club is to help children grow holistically by:

  • Deepening their love for learning
  • Improving participation at school
  • Enjoying a healthy afternoon tea
  • Engaging in team play and group activites
  • Building positive relationships with safe adult tutors
  • Meeting and making new friends

Students bring homework and/or other school work with them, and our volunteer leaders support them, offering encouragement and appropriate assistance. Homework Club operates every week during school terms on Thursday afternoons from 3:30pm - 5:00pm.

At Homework Club provide resources to assist in the students’ learning including access to Laptops, iPads, Wi-Fi, printing, photocopying, and a range of age appropriate learning aids and applications. A healthy afternoon tea is also provided to every student, as well as time for social interaction through games, conversation and play.

WHEN: 3:30PM - 5:00PM.

WHO: We accept students who are primary school aged children and in Kindergarten to Year 6.

WHERE: Macquarie Chapel, which is on the corner of Herring Road and Bridge Road, Marsfield (Homwork Club is run in 'Building 2' on the map below).

CAN MY CHILD PARTICPATE IN HOMEWORK CLUB?

To participate in Homework Club @ Mac Chap is completely free. No fees are charged to families and all costs are fully covered by The Salvation Army & Macquarie Chapel (and through the support of a City of Ryde Council community grant). Get in touch with us today if you would like your child or young person to be involved or if you would like to find out more about the program!

To download our registration form please click the button below. After that print, fill out and then return the form via email (homeworkclub@macchap.com.au) to us, and our friendly team will get back to you as soon as we can to discuss your childs involvement.

CAN I VOLUNTEER AT HOMEWORK CLUB @ MAC CHAP?

Homework Club @ Mac Chap is run by a group of passionate and skilled volunteers from the local community. We welcome new volunteers for a number of roles including administration, tutoring, preparing afternoon tea, setting up and packing up.

To volunteer within this program you must have a current NSW Working with Childrens Check. If you have one then download and complete the Volunteer Expression of Interest form and the team will be in touch with. Download a PDF copy of the form by clicking here.