After School Programs

Derby Academy Auxiliary Programs

Daily After Care Program (Grades Pre-K–5)

After Care at Derby program runs Monday through Thursday from 3 PM until either 4:30 or 6:00 PM and from 12:30–4:00 PM on Friday. Occasional drop-ins are allowed. Children in our After Care program participate in outside play, arts and crafts activities, creative games and seasonal projects. 

In addition to After Care, children in Pre-Kindergarten are welcome to register for our Campfire Club program which runs from Monday through Thursday from 12:00–3:00 PM. Registration for Campfire Club is done directly through the  Primary School.

Instrumental Program (Grades 1–8) 

Derby Academy offers a vibrant After School Instrumental Program for students to further their study of instrumental music in a private on-campus lesson. Instrumental faculty members are professional musicians with degrees in music education or performance. 

The Instrumental Program is offered in two sessions, each session equalling roughly ½ of the academic school year. Registration happens in August and in December. There are 12 lessons per session and each lesson is 30 minutes. There is a recital for family and friends at the end of both sessions. Spots are limited.

Enrichment Classes (Grades K–5)

After school enrichment classes take place in 6-week sessions three times a year. A sample of occasional classes includes: Yoga, Robotics, Drama,  Art, and Science Club.

A few times a year 5-week Friday afternoons basketball sessions are offered to students in Grades 1–6. There is a late Spring Friday Golf Program offered as well. 

Registration for all Auxiliary Programs takes place in August and December. 




Derby Academy, Hingham, Private School, South Shore