Leap into the thoroughly thrilling world of animation, photography and storytelling while developing technical expertise and hands-on making with our lively, build-on-skills activities. Combining the latest animation and photo technology with traditional techniques participants can breathe life into their own stories and characters and develop confidence as they find their own creative voice.

Our facilitators are practising digital artists and experienced educators (PVG scheme registered). We encourage children of all abilities to join in The Zoom Club fun!

Who, When & Where:

Zoom (Animation) Club
For P4 to P7

Classes run on Mondays at Morningside Library

Times 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Each class has max 12 students. Class runs every term through the school year.

Club Convenors: Jenny Shiell and Anna Claybourne

Club email:  smps-zoom-club@sm-pc.org or smpszoomclub@outlook.com

Tutor Name:  Classes are facilitated by ‘Zoom Club’ which also runs courses at Summer Hall. For more information about Zoom Club see their web site:


Allocation of spaces: We have a waiting list. Preference for class time may be requested but will depend upon places available.

If the waiting list is full you may wish to check out the classes available at the Zoom Club base in Summerhall. See their web pages (link above).

Club Convenor’s children are always given a priority place in the club. Please contact the Club Convenor should you wish to take advantage of this privilege by offering to take on this position in future.

Cost: In 2017 was £7 per class. Payment is made per term prior to the first class. No equipment required.

Children may be using a variety of materials such as clay, sand and plasticine.

A child’s space is not guaranteed until payment is received. All payment is due PRIOR to clubs starting. Failure to do so could result in your child not being admitted in to the club.

Cheques are to be written to SMPC, envelopes marked ‘Zoom Club’ & posted in the Clubs Box by the Janitor’s Office (Main School) 

Parent Volunteers required: Parent volunteers are required only for the co-ordinators posts.

Refunds: Very occasionally classes need to be cancelled (e.g. instructor sickness). SMPC policy is that refunds will only be given in exceptional circumstances at the individual club’s discretion as offering refunds when this happens involves a lot of work for relatively small amounts of money. If, after accepting & paying for a place, your child subsequently does not take the place / drops out / changes their mind, a refund will not be given

SMPC Code of Conduct

Parents are kindly reminded that SMPC Clubs only operate thanks to a school parent who volunteers to act as Club Convenor & run the administrative side of the club. Parents are requested to respect the efforts of each Club Convenor.