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Good Shepherd Primary School and Nursery School, Derry

Chess After School Club for P5, P6 & P7

13th Mar 2023

Dear Parents/Guardians,


We will be holding a chess after school club on Wednesday's starting Wednesday 22nd March 3-4pm.  This is open for Primary 5, Primary 6 & Primary 7 children.


Why play chess?

"Chess training and practice supports the development of higher-order thinking skills—like problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, planning, and even creative thinking. Chess training and practice also helps improve general cognitive ability and scholastic achievement—especially in also develops competitive skills and is great fun!"


The club will run for a total of 8 weeks by Mr Liam Hegarty.  The club costs a total of £16 and can be paid via parentpay.

Please register your child's place here: 

This form will close on 21/3/23 at 12noon.



Kindest Regards,


Mrs S. McCafferty