Gloucestershire | Children's Holiday Clubs
Children's holiday clubs and courses where your child can learn a new skill such as cooking or IT during the school holidays or enjoy their favourite hobby such as football, drama or arts & crafts.
Kings Camps is the UK’s leading provider of holiday activity camps for children aged 4-17 years, running during the Easter, half-term and summer school holidays at venues throughout the UK. Kings Camps multi-activity camps are perfect for children who want to try a bit of everything – with over 30 different sports, activities, games and crafts there’s something for every child to get excited about, together with theme days, competitions and team challenges that make each day on camp extra special! Kings Camps have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and inspected and we accept all childcare vouchers.
You can choose a week-long package with standard (9.30am-4pm) or extended hours (8.15am-5.45pm) or you can choose flexible days throughout the year. We also have specialist sports coaching camps; International Soccer Schools, International Cricket Schools, Jump and Splash swim improvement running at select venues.
Venues: Hamilton, Glasgow, Halifax, Blackburn, Kirkham, Manchester, Sandbach, Chester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Birmingham, South Bromsgrove High School, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Ilkley, Harrogate, Bradford, York, Wakefield, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, Bakewell, Nottingham, Loughborough, Cambridge, Northampton, Coventry and Reading
Calling all little swimmers! Your kids can make a Splash with us this summer, learning to swim and having fun on our fast-track learn to swim programme for beginner swimmers aged 3-8 years that follows the National Plan for Teaching Swimming. At Splash learn to swim, we find that the best way for children to learn to swim is through enjoyment and that's why Splash learn to swim uses fun swimming sessions and water activities to teach children basic swimming skills such as water confidence, coordination and basic stroke technique.
Splash learn to swim is a carefully designed fast-track children’s swimming course for beginner swimmers that are happy in the water without one to one assistance, with or without floatation devices. Splash learn to swim has two different levels; one for beginner swimmers and one for more intermediate swimmers.
We have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and we accept all childcare vouchers. Splash runs from 8.30am-9am (beginners) and from 9am-9.30am (intermediates) over the course of a full week.
Swimming classes for children in: Aberdeen , Bakewell, Bath, Blackburn, Bradford , Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Chester, Coventry, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Halifax, Hamilton, Harrogate, Hull, Ilkley, Kirkham, Leeds, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Northampton , Nottingham , Reading , Sandbach , Sheffield, Wakefield and York
International Cricket Schools is an innovative cricket coaching camp that runs during the summer school holidays at venues throughout the UK. International Cricket Schools helps children to develop their cricket skills and techniques through fun competitions, exciting games and cricket matches that’ll have them playing like pros’ in the final days’ Cricket Festival.
International Cricket Schools provides a great introduction to playing cricket for beginners and develops the cricket skills and techniques of children with a basic cricketing skill level. We welcome boys and girls aged 5-10 years of all abilities to our cricket camps and guarantee that not only will kids have a fun-filled week of cricket coaching and make new friends, they’ll pick up a few batting, bowling and fielding skills along the way.
We have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and we accept all childcare vouchers. International Cricket Schools runs from 9.30am until 12.30pm, taking place over a full week.
Locations: Aberdeen, Bakewell, Bath, Birmingham, Blackburn, Bradford, Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Chester, Coventry, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Halifax, Hamilton, Harrogate, Hull, Ilkley, Kirkham, Leeds, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading, Sandbach, Sheffield, Wakefield and York
Do your kids dream about scoring the winning goal in the World Cup? At International Soccer Schools, that’s all we dream about! Our football camps take the best bits from the world’s greatest football nations to create a unique and exciting week of football coaching and we run during the Easter and summer school holidays at venues throughout the UK.
At International Soccer Schools, kids get to develop their football skills and techniques just like their football heroes during sessions like Shooting the Torres way, Gerrard’s passing and teamwork and Ronaldo’s skills and control, giving them ‘world class’ football skills Beckham would be proud of. We welcome children aged 5-10 years of all abilities to our football camps and guarantee that not only will kids have a fun-filled week of football coaching and make new friends, they’ll pick up a few fantastic football skills along the way.
We have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and we accept all childcare vouchers. International Soccer Schools runs from 9.30am until 12.30pm, taking place over a full week.
Football coaching and holiday camps in: Aberdeen, Bakewell, Bath, Birmingham, Blackburn, Bradford, Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheadle, Cheltenham, Chester, Coventry, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Halifax, Hamilton, Harrogate, Hull, Ilkley, Kirkham, Leeds, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle-under-lyme, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading, Sandbach, Sheffield, St Andrews, Wakefield and York
- Soccer Schools - Evenings & Holidays
- Multi-Sports Fun Weeks
- Dance Holiday Club
- Birthday Parties
Progressive Sports promises to provide your child with lifelong memories. So give us a try, as we guarantee to provide your child with an experience which is second to none.
If you visit our website, and search for your local franchisee, you will be able to find out what activities are going on local to you.
Locations: Bromley, Lewisham, Bexley, Greenwich, Southend, Leigh-on-sea, Basildon, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Eton, Windsor, Maidenhead, Solihull, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Atherstone, Loughborough, Cinderford, Lichfield, Stafford. Tamworth, Cannock, Stone, Uttoxeter, Burton-upon-Trent, Rugeley, Bristol, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent, Dartford, Gravesend, Chester, Congleton, Nantwich, Crewe, Macclesfield, Manchester, Walsall, Wolverhampton
Activities on offer:
- Street Dance
- Samba/African drumming
- Musical Theatre – Show Stoppers
- SoundSketch (STOMP-inspired Junk Theatre)
All day long, our camps reverberate with groovy rhythms pulsing throughout the building, along with the sound of laughter and fun! No previous experience necessary, just lots of enthusiasm!
Beat Camp is excellent value-for-money, plus Early Bird discounts are available for all summer venues until 30th June 2014. Sibling discounts are also available, as well as reduced rates if you book for the whole five days.
In addition to the main activities during the day (9.30 – 4.30), we are also providing early drop-off (8.30) and late pick-up (5.30) for busy working parents. On the last afternoon, there will be an informal performance for all children and parents and their guests.
Swindon: Lydiard Park Academy, 28th July – 1st August
Cheltenham: All Saints’ Academy, 4th – 8th August
Bristol: Bristol Grammar School, 11th – 15th August
Hands up who likes to pretend?! We all know how incredible a child’s imagination is – one minute they’re flying to the moon on a rocket ship, the next they’re sailing away on a pirate ship or chasing a dragon over the hills and at Pyjama Drama we put imagination centre stage.
Our classes are packed with singing, dancing, pretending and play. It's not only lots and lots of fun but Pyjama Drama also helps develop key skills such as confidence, communication and problem solving.
For more information about our drama classes for children, or to find your nearest class, please call 01938 871855 or visit our website www.pyjamadrama.com/classes for more details.
Venues: South Aberdeenshire and Angus, Belfast, Glasgow, Stockton on Tees, Middlebrough, Carlisle, Leeds, Wirral, Trafford, Didsbury, Cheshire, Stockport, Sheffield, Powys, South Wales, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Sutton Coldfield, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Exeter, Exmouth, Crediton, West Wiltshire, New Forest, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Harlow, Loughton, Great Massingam, Litcham, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton & Hove, North Surrey, South West London
Multi-Activity Day Camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays.
Super Camps is running a series of Christmas camps, and we are even open on Saturday 20th December!
The clocks have gone back and the nights are getting longer, which can only mean one thing... the Christmas countdown has started. And Super Camps is here to help you plan the perfect Christmas. Once the children have finished school, jingle all the way to Super Camps let us take the strain of looking after the children.
The fun will be non-stop with some great seasonal activities, including Christmas Wreath Creation, Christmas Card & Present Making and Carol Singing.
Having gained an 'outstanding' assessment from Ofsted this summer, Super Camps ensures your children learn new skills and develop new interests during their time on camp. And with a range of more than 40 activities throughout the course of the week, no two days are the same!
Our camps have specific Early Years facilities as well as fun and exciting big ticket activities for the older children. All camps are Ofsted registered with all staff fully DBS cleared. Camps run from 8am-6pm and we offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers.
Venues: Wicken, Harrogate, Winnersh, South London, Buckingham, Brighton and Hove, Oxford, Bristol, Nr. Saffron, Nr. Little, Nr. Haywards, Pinner, Ascot, Edgbaston, Bath, Rochester, Great Malvern, Billericay, Chelmsford , Deal , Nottingham, Stanmore, Taunton, Hatfield, Northampton, Nr Abingdon, Andover, Croydon, Chippenham, Chandler's Ford, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Shrewsbury, Oakleaze, Marlow, Letchworth Garden City, Haslemere, Nr Halstead, Worcester, Hook, Clifton, Pewsey, Canterbury, Winchester, Sutton, Nr. Maidstone, Nr.Winslow, Bournemouth, Wolverhampton, Chesham Bois, Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury, Hampton, Orpington, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth, Kingston upon Thames, Newbury, Truro, Leighton Buzzard, Titchfield, Hemel Hempstead, South Croydon, Manchester, Winchester, Brackley and Retford
Whether you want to come for a day or a week, Xplore guarantees fun, laughter and friendship at our awesome camps! We have been running camps for over 27 years, so we know how to provide an action packed holiday of fun and we’d love for you to join us!
We have a huge range of activities, clubs and courses on offer so no matter if you’re looking for water sports (kayaking, raft building and wakeboarding, adventure (climbing, quad biking, archery or wild survival, team sports (such as football, volleyball and tennis) or being super creative (polish up your circus skills, learn new dance skills and choreography) there will always be loads for you to do! What’s more if you stay residentially there are loads of great evening activities on offer too such as talent shows, discos and campfires!
- Day Camps are £35 per day (8.30am to 5.30pm) or 5 days (Monday to Friday) for £150
- Residential Camps from £475 per week
- Available Easter, May Half Term, Summer and October Half Term!
All staff are selected for their qualifications, talents and enthusiasm to work with children and all are CRB checked. Xplore is Ofsted registered and accepts childcare vouchers.
Locations: Brandeston, Finborough, Westonbirt, Woodbridge, Worksop, Saint Felix, Pangbourne College, Princethorpe
PQA is the new generation of weekend drama schools for 4 -18 year olds, offering training in all areas of the performing arts every weekend for 44 weeks a year!
Why do students and parents choose PQA?
- Pauline Quirke is actively involved in all aspects of the Academies, including her unique masterclass for red group students.
- Tuition in drama, singing and dancing
- Specialist Film & TV module
- Perform at a top West End Theatre
- Student films screened at a local cinema & in Leicester Square
- Free Trinity College London exams for all students
- Plenty of opportunities to perform throughout the year
- QK Creative Management – our agency for professional work
- Creative Stages reports to keep you in the know
- Masterclasses from top professionals
- Free uniform on joining
- All staff are enhanced CRB checked
- Regular assessments by Head Office to ensure quality of teaching
- Pay by monthly direct debit with option to cancel with just 4 weeks notice
- Unique trial period - try us for free, until you know it’s right! (see t & c’s for further info).
We strive to bring the best out of our students in a safe, creative and enjoyable environment – where every child is given an equal opportunity to achieve, develop and shine. It’s important to us that our students have a great time whilst learning some new skills useful for life, not just the performing arts.
PQA. Be yourself. Be Amazing!
Amersham – Amersham College, Aylesbury – The Mandeville School, Barnsley - Yorkshire Musical Arts Centre, Bishops Stortford - Birchwood High School, Bradley Stoke – Bradley Stoke Community School, Brentwood – Shenfield High School, Bridgnorth – Endowed School, Bristol – Red Maids School, Cambridge – Parkside Federation, Canterbury - Barton College Grammar School, Chelmsford - Chelmer Valley High School, Cheltenham – Pate’s Grammar School, Chislehurst & Sidcup - Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School, Coventry - Coundon Court School and Community College, Crawley - Ifield Community College, Croydon – Chelmer Valley High School, Durham - Durham Sixth Form Centre, Eastleigh – Barton Peverill College, Evesham - Evesham Arts Centre, Exeter - Centre for Creative Industries, Guildford – St Catherine’s School, Harlow - Harlow Playhouse, Harrogate - Harrogate Grammar School, Hemel Hempstead – Bovingdon Primary School, Hertford - Regional College, Leicester - South Leicestershire College,Maidenhead - Furze Platt Senior School, Milton Keynes – Oakgrove School, Newcastle upon Tyne - Heaton Manor School, Northampton - Kingsthorpe College, Nottingham - Djanogly City Academy, Oxford - The John Milton Media Centre, Penn – Sir William Ramsay School, Plymouth - Hele's School, Preston - Penwortham Priory Academy, Rochester – Dance Junction, Romford - The Coopers Company and Coborn School, Rutland - Uppingham Community College, Solihull - Light Hall School, Stroud - St Matthews Church of England Primary School, Southend - Belfairs High School, Southwick - Southwick Community Centre, Tonbridge - K College, Watford - Francis Combe Academy, Wickford – CLC Building, Wolverhampton - Aldersley High School, Woodford Green – Trinity Catholic High School, York - Huntington School AND……… Mallorca – Agora School Portals, Portals Nous, 07181
For further information, or to arrange a FREE trial session, please call 08456 732 022 or visit www.pqacademy.com
Do you need a more interesting party activity for your child? Nugent Education can help. We’ve had great success in providing new, interesting and entertaining activities that most organisations don’t offer.
We can make a party, something to remember, and entertain and engage the children for an hour or two. This takes allot of strain off the parents, and children can chose something they and their friends will enjoy together and remember.
For young children, DBS checked artists provide things like crafts (puppet making, mask making, lantern making etc), Japanese origami (very popular), African drumming and dance.
For teenagers’, we have lots of terrific party ideas like makeup and beauty for teenage girls. Also popular urban arts such as street dance, break dancing and Rapping and Human Beat boxing (***), graffiti art, Japanese manga art or DJ-ing skills.
We also provide special graffiti art activities including commissions where create a bespoke mural for a child’s bedroom, a garage, shed or play room and so on.
Our artists / entertainers will travel to, and deliver at your venue (home address or a room booked etc).
Activities are great value for money and usually last 1 ½ to 2hrs. They are competitively priced from only £160.00 so why not give us a go?
Contact (email@example.com) our website web-form (contact us page) or call one of our friendly team on 0845 481 1920 or 07967 659 293 today!
For those looking for something a little different. A week-long course for 6-16 year olds, 'A Passion For...' gives children a choice of courses to develop skills in cooking, arts & crafts, business or invention. If you have the next Mary Berry, Alan Sugar or Thomas Edison, we have a course for you!
Our A Passion For… courses have been designed by experts to enable children to gain new knowledge and skills in a fun environment.
We believe that these five-day workshops equip children with essential life skills such as learning to take responsibility for their own choices and problem solving, as well as giving them memorable experiences and a sense of achievement. Each child will be encourages to reflect upon their progress each day in their own development diary.
Core hours on camp are 9.00am to 5.00pm with extended care available from 8.00am and between 5pm & 6pm. We offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers. We are Ofsted registered with all staff fully DBS cleared.
Locations: Manchester, South Croydon, Hemel Hempstead, Titchfield, Newbury, Bournemouth, Chesham Bois, Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury, Cambridge, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth, Winslow, South London, Canterbury, Burgess Hill, Hook, Letchworth Garden City, Marlow, Chandler's Ford, Chippenham, Croydon, Winchester, Taunton, Hatfield, Northampton, Abingdon, Andover, Chelmsford, Malvern, Bath, Ascot, Sutton, Haywards Heath, Hampton, Wicken, Harrogate, Buckingham, Brighton and Hove, Oxford, Guildford, Bristol, Nr. Sevenoaks, Cheltenham, Edgbaston and Wallingford
A-Star Sports is a fun-filled multi-sports experience for children aged 2 - 10 years. Our award-winning programme offers inclusive, developmental coaching.
Building on a fun ABC-based foundation (agility, balance and co-ordination), children are introduced to and develop the skills for ten core sports and more:
basketball / cricket / dodgeball / football / handball
hockey / rounders / rugby / tennis / volleyball
It is our ambition for every A-Star Sports child to enjoy sport in a positive, energy packed environment. This is why we also include further activities inspired by sport in the news for children to discover exciting sports beyond our core ten.
In addition to our weekly classes, we offer holiday clubs, parties and events.
A-Star Sports was voted as the nation's Best New Activity for Children in the What's on 4 Junior Awards 2012, is a Theo Paphitis 'Small Business Sunday' winner and has a proud place in the current top UK Startups 100.
“I would rate this as the BEST children’s activity. The classes and range of sports give children a really good grounding. The sessions are extremely well taught, promote good sportsmanship and are great fun. My son never wants to miss a class!” Adele Munday
Venues: Chester, Gresford, Sychdyn, Thornton Hough, Wirral, Tarporley, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Eccleston, Kelsall, Hoole, Holt, Wrexham, Heswall, Oswestry, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, Colchester, North East Essex, Chorley, South Ribble, Angus, Annan, Moffat, Lockerbie, Dumfries, Glasgow, Lenzie, Kirkintillock, Broughty Ferry, Tayport, Invergowrie, Forfar, Newport-on-Tay, Edinburgh, Balerno, Midlothian, East Lothian, Musselburgh, Hamilton, East Kilbride, Nr. Scotlandwell, Milnathort, Kinross, Perth, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Kilmacolm, Bridge of Weir, Houston and surrounding areas
LCF Clubs offer language courses in French and Spanish to children from 3-11 years. With over 5,000 centres in the UK, we are the leaders in languages through after-school clubs, business tuition and supplying teachers and resources to schools.
Our classes are relaxed and informal. Our aim is to teach children French and Spanish in a fun and stimulating way. Each week children learn through our structured and proven courses designed to stimulate their natural enthusiasm for language and communication.
We also offer summer day camps. Please log onto our website for full details of your nearest club and to have fun on our new activity area ‘BABELZONE’ where kids can play games in French, Spanish & English.
French and Spanish lessons for children in: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Withington, Preston, Sutton, Tyldsey, High Wycombe, Cirencester, Malmesbury, County Down, Leicester, Manchester, Nantgarw, Chiswick, Penn, Pulborough, Harlow, Lewes, Woking, Newton Abbot, Fakenham, Radcliff, Minehead, Perivale, Littleover, Shenley, Hitchin, Bolton, Brighouse, North London, Havant, Reading, Leeds, Mansfield, St Albans, Gateacre, Princes Risborough, County Tyrone, Burnham-on-Crouch, Banbury, Eastbourne, Clitheroe, Brentwood, Hook, Bracknell, Chester, Amersham, Aylesbury, Menston, Waldron, Renfrew, South Petherton, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Bristol, Orpington, Hertford, County Antrim, Milton Keynes, Middlesbrough, Chelmsford, Dorchester, Darlington, Morden, Coventry, Ashford, Appley Bridge, Old Coulsdon, Durham, Market Harborough, Maidstone, Newhaven, Bookham, Bury St Edmunds, Farnborough, York, Swansea, Charing, Alderbury, Belfast, Billericay, Chorley, Peterborough, Solihull, South Sutton, Walsall, Gosforth, Gateshead, Tadworth, Daventry, Ongar, Aldwick, Southampton, Altrincham, South London, Alnwick, Grendon, Greater London, Otley, Colinton, Blackheath, Birmingham, Romford, East London, Drymen, Cardiff, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Harmston, Redditch, Dorking, Wellingborough, Brentford, Cookham, Buntingford, Lanchester, Harrow, Gosforth, Richmond, Bishop Stortford, Dublin, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Nottingham, West Molesey, Fareham, Sydenham, Guildford, Ilkley, Newtonabbey, Rochdale, Tadley, Ratby, Stanmore, Erith, Worthing, Cambridge, Swindon, Epsom, Warwick, Gerrards Cross, Glastonbury and Douglas