Founded in 1983, La Jolie Ronde French and Spanish for Children has for many years been a unique centre for learning not just a second language but a platform for introducing children to the everyday realities of the country and its culture.
Our award winning programme, for 0-11 years, contains stories, action poems, chants, songs and games enabling children to learn whilst having fun! Children progress through the programme and there are different starting points so children can start learning French or Spanish whatever their age following a programme tailored to their age group. Topics are based on real life situations suited to the interest, experience and social development of each age group.
La Jolie Ronde offers:
- An opportunity to develop an enthusiasm for languages
- Small classes and short sessions
- Fun colourful activity books
- Interactive learning CDs of games, stories & songs for use at home
- Conversation, basic grammar, games, role-plays, rhymes & stories, making learning more fun
- An awareness of the country, its geography and culture
- Guidance for parents
- Carefully selected & trained tutors who are vetted and CRB/PVG
- Certificates awarded on completion of each programme
- Reports for parents on your child’s progress
- An experience that will help your child at Secondary school, giving good grounding for future learning
Wroxham BarnsTunstead Road, Hoveton NR12 8QU
The Junior Farm offers the perfect place for children to enjoy a hands-on experience with farm animals. You can also enjoy the Williamson's Traditional Fair where you can step back in time and bring your favourite childhood memories to life.
Long Stratton Leisure CentreSwan Lane, Long Stratton NR15 2UY
The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations and seeks to accomplish its mission through promoting dance, educating and training students and teachers and providing examinations to reward achievement in 79 countries all over the world.
The RAD Training department’s programme of activities runs across the UK, as well as internationally, engaging with local communities, RAD teaching members and dance schools– to widen participation and access to dance. If your child is a complete beginner or an experienced dancer, and whether he/she wants to dance for fun or is working towards a career in dance, we have something for everyone. All RAD Registered Teachers are CRB checked.
The RAD offers an internationally recognised portfolio of Examinations which is designed for students of all ages and levels of ability. Students as young as two and a half may start dancing with the Pre-School Dance Curriculum, with the opportunity to move through Graded levels or Vocational Graded levels.
In our commitment to higher education, we created the Faculty of Education in 1999, dedicated to meeting the needs of our current and future dance teachers by providing education programmes and qualifications.
Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd is authorised by Royal Academy of Dance to sell products and goods using the Academy's logo and brand name.
Tumble Tots is the UK’s leading physical play programme for children from 6 months to seven years. Since 1979 we have been helping to develop children’s essential life skills through our highly respected physical activity programme. Taking part in our fun-filled regular weekly sessions, using our colourful, specifically designed wooden and foam equipment, children are encouraged to build and develop their:
Parents with children under three actively participate in sessions. The Tumble Tots Programmes are carefully structured in five age groups according to your child’s age and stage of development:
Gymbabes: Six months to walking
Tumble Tots: Walking to two years
Tumble Tots: Two to three years
Tumble Tots: Three Years to school age
Gymbobs: School age to seven years
To find your nearest exciting, activity packed centre and to book a class on-line, visit our website now.
Locations: Worcestershire, Wiltshire, West Yorkshire, West Sussex, West Midlands, Warwickshire, Tyne & Wear, Surrey, Suffolk, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, South Wales, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Shropshire, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Middlesex, Merseyside, Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Kent, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Greater Manchester, Gloucestershire, Fife, Essex, East Sussex, East Lothian, Dorset, Cumbria, County Durham, Cheshire, Carmarthenshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, West London, South London, North London, East London, Greater London, Humberside, Leicestershire, Scottish Highlands, West Lothian, Wrexham, North Lanarkshire, Devon, Falkirk, Argyll & Bute, Derbyshire, Dumfries & Galloway, East Ayrshire, Flintshire, Mid Lothian, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, Isle of Man, Birmingham, Edinburgh
Independent Cottages offers a comprehensive selection of family friendly holiday cottages and child and baby friendly self catering accommodation throughout the UK.
From cosy cottages in quiet idyllic country settings to luxury waterside apartments with stunning views or Scandinavian log cabins to town houses. With a diverse range of over 1400 holiday homes, we are sure you’ll find the perfect place for a short break, family holiday, seasonal get away or even a business trip.
There is no commission fee charged and Independent Cottages puts you in direct contact with the cottage owner who has first hand information to assist you in making the booking. With a ‘Late Availability’ search facility; whether you are planning your summer holiday in advance or want to get away at short notice, Independent Cottages has something for everyone.
Visit our easy to use website today to search for self catering accommodation within the UK.
We offer a nationwide service, providing experienced and qualified nannies, carers and enablers for children and young adults who may have a range of special needs from a mild learning disability to profound and multiple disabilities and their siblings!
Our carers have a wide range of experience, including Makaton & British Sign language, Conductive Education, speech, occupational and physio therapy. We deal with live-in, daily, permanent and temporary positions. All nannies and carers are carefully vetted and personally interviewed. At least two references are verbally verified and an Enhanced Police Check is required (SNAP Childcare is a Registered Body with the Criminal Records Bureau).
Please log onto our website for full details.
Come and join in the fun with MAD Academy! Our classes offer funky songs, dancing and singing, listening games, rhythms exploration and much more. For the lively alternative to a standard music class, try MAD!
Classes combine lively music and dance, with carefully structured learning designed for the specific age and developmental stage of your child. We help each child develop confidence, co-ordination, and social skills, whilst learning to express themselves creatively and encouraging a life long love of music and dance. Classes are run by experienced, enthusiastic, energetic and professional people with a passion for music and dance. Children are accompanied by their parent/carer which means classes are a wonderful opportunity for you to have fun with your child!
"Belinda is banging on the door of the class beforehand, she's so eager to get in and begin!" Diana Harrison, mum of Belinda (14 months).
- Babies (from 3 months) to Crawlers
- Walkers to 2 year olds
- 2-4 year olds
There is a huge body of evidence which shows that engaging children in both singing and dancing has considerable benefits for their linguistic, numerical, social, emotional and physical development. For more information about this and about MAD Academy classes please visit our website.
For details of the days and times of classes and associated party services in your area, please visit our website.
Venues: Maidenhead, Reading, Windsor, Wokingham, Marlow, South Cheshire, Paignton, Croydon, Epsom, Sutton, Ash, Basingstoke, Winchester, Norwich, Chippenham, Henley, Oxford, Croydon, Dorking, Epsom, Farnham, Ascot, Guildford, Sutton, Woking and all surrounding areas
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We only supply food that has been grown and processed to the highest level of organic and biodynamic standards. Our baby food is produced with respect and love for nature by suppliers devoted to healthy, natural and pure ingredients. The range includes great meals that are tasty, healthy and allergy aware, enhancing your infant´s diet and making mealtimes something for them to look forward to.
Please visit our comprehensive website at www.ulula.co.uk where you will find our full range of products as well as information and advice on diet and allergies.
A programme of physical and cognitive exercises is designed by the therapy team according to each child’s very specific needs. These exercises are taught to the child’s parents and carers who carry out the programme in the comfort and familiarity of the family home; through which 80% of children make measurable improvements and some achieve a degree of independence far beyond their families’ expectations.
1500 children have benefited from the Brainwave Programme since the Charity was established in 1982.
St James Swimming & Fitness CentreBlackfriars St, King's Lynn, PE30 1NN
We also offer wheelchair skills training, advice and information and campaign to raise awareness of disabled young people's needs. Many of those we help become members of our Kidz Board, acting as our ambassadors and getting involved in projects and events.
Through this support Whizz-Kidz has given nearly 4,000 disabled children and young people the chance to enjoy an independent life at home, at school and at play.
Safehands Network Ltd
Live call centre open Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 7.00pm.
The New Eccles Hall SchoolQuidenham, Norwich, Norfolk NR16 2NZ
Our Individual Tuition Unit provides strong support for pupils with special educational needs and we have many years' experience in helping with dyslexia, dyspraxia, aspergers, Specific Learning Difficulties and Communication Difficulties.
The Award winning Creation Station Limited delivers ‘Exploration! creative fun sessions for 1-5 year olds. Your ‘Exploration’ sessions have been especially designed within a structured educational framework for you to enjoy imaginative ‘hands on discovery’ fun with your 1-5 year old, in a relaxed environment full of materials, tools and laughter.
“The Creation Station has really helped to develop Owens skills. He is a lot more confident in what he creates and it’s given us more ideas of things to use, thank you very much, Owen and I love coming" Owens Daddy!
Using art, craft music & movement…and a little bit of magic, the children (and parents/carers!) are inspired to create their own journey of discovery. The mark making, funky objects and learning that develops is shared and enjoyed with the other children and adults. See some of our activities on our site.
‘It’s full of inventive ideas that children love to do, and I would never think of doing!’ Kylas Mummy
In a recent survey (67 parents/carers) 100% stated that their child’s concentration had increased after 5 sessions. See our website for full details.
Venues: Bath, Blackburn, Bournemouth, Solihull, Bracknell, Bridgwater, Burton upon Trent, Cardiff, Christchurch, Exeter, Exmouth, Godalming, Guildford, Hinckley, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Loughborough, Newton Abbot, Nottingham, Poole, Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby, Sandhurst, Stratford-upon-Avon, Tamworth, Taunton, Tiverton, Warwick, Windsor, Wokingham, Wolverhampton, Worthing, Leeds, Chester, Derby, Frome, Glasgow, Glossop, Nuneaton, Ormskirk, Sheffield, Sutton Coldfield, Warrington, Basingstoke, Bolton, Bristol, Luton, Melksham, Penzance, Southport, Telford, Trowbridge, West Fife, Milton Keynes and Norwich
Children are very welcome at the Blakeney Hotel. We offer free accommodation for children when sharing a room with two adults. Children’s tea and lunch menu are available or half portions from our table d’hote menu. We have digital TV with children’s channels, WiFi, an indoor swimming pool, a games room with table tennis, pool and darts. We also have a wide selection of board games.
Just Lodge Holidays offer a wealth of luxury self-catering holiday lodges and log cabins for rent throughout England, Scotland and Wales and soon to be followed by Northern Ireland and Eire. We are sure you will find the prefect holiday lodge or log cabin to suit you and your families needs and interests.
Visit our website to see lodges in beautifully rural locations close to stunning scenery and glorious beaches, perfect for relaxing and pursuing leisure activities including fishing, golfing, swimming and walking or for the more energetic we have a fantastic selection of family fun parks offering a host of facilities and entertainment for the whole family. We also offer winter sports lodges for your skiing holiday in the UK as well as a selection of pet friendly and pet free accommodation.
The choice is entirely yours to discover and enjoy! Happy holiday!
Sutton Windmill and Broads MuseumSutton, Norwich NR12 9RZ
Sutton Mill is Britain’s tallest windmill. Built over 200 years ago, you can see the complete milling machinery, four sets of millstones, sack hoist and nine floors.
Oasis Leisure CentreCentral Promenade, Seagate Road, Hunstanton, PE36 5BD
MartialArtsClub.com is the online resource that allows you to find out what Martial Arts clubs operate in your local area in the UK. This site was created for individuals who think that they might like to start practising in one (or more) of the many varieties of martial arts that are available, but don't really know what's on offer or where to start looking.
Our online guide will help you select a club that is right for you. We also offer information about a specific martial art on our Martial Arts Information Page.
Throughout the day there are plenty of activities to thrill and entertain families, including daily Animal Feeding Talks and Displays, one of the most exciting “Birds of Prey” Displays in the UK, the incredible ‘Giraffe House and Zarafa Heights’, “Province of the Snow Cat”, live ‘Amazing Animals’ presentations, Safari Roadtrain, indoor Soft Play, Tarzan Towers adventure play area, Zarafa Heights Sky Trek and fun and interactive activities in our Education Centre.
As well as all the wonderful things to see and do the zoo offers an excellent choice of eating facilities, a fantastic gift shop, free car parking, disabled facilities and much more.
Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day For admission prices and closing times please check our website.
Awarded "Best UK Holiday Park Operator" 2013, we offer a choice of 24 award winning family holiday parks in some of the UK’s best coastal, countryside and woodland locations.
Besides being voted the ‘Best UK Park Operator’ at the British Travel Awards 2013, you’ll find lots of great reasons to stay with Parkdean. In fact, in the last three years alone we’ve spent over £30 million across our 24 parks, with £11 million spent in 2014, to make sure your Parkdean holiday experience is the best ever!
We're proud of the quality of our caravans & lodges across all our holiday parks in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Wales & Scotland. At 22 of our holiday parks you can bring your dog along too.
Our parks are packed full of great facilities, including swimming pools, bars, restaurants, café’s, kids clubs and more! Whether you’re looking for a lively, fun packed park with our Showtime Entertainment, a break to hit the surf, or a quieter, relaxing countryside park, we have a park to suit you.
Check out our website for the latest holiday and short break offers at our 24 award winning UK holiday parks, or visit HERE to view videos of our parks.
Locations: Newquay, Holywell Bay, St Minver, The Lizard, Mullion, Looe Bay, Challaborough Bay, Croyde Bay, Torquay, Weymouth, West Bay, Poole, Hayling Island, Great Yarmouth, Porthcawl, Pendine Sands, Sutherland, Inverness, Pitlochry, Ayr, Dumfries and Renfrewshire
Sykes Cottages is the UK's leading independent cottage rental agency and with over 25 years of experience you can rest assured that your Sykes holiday cottage will be of the highest standard. Sykes Cottages have holiday homes to suit every taste and budget, from coastal cottages in Cornwall, to rustic log cabins in Scotland, and everything in between. Farm holidays, pet friendly cottages, cottages with swimming pools, and beach cottages are just some of the great accommodation options you will find at Sykes Cottages.
The Sykes Cottages website has been designed with the user in mind and provides you with comprehensive property information and photographs to help you choose the best cottage for your needs. Call our friendly holiday advisors if you would like more information, or make your booking completely online, the choice is yours.
At Sykes Cottages we understand how special family holidays are and we make every effort to ensure that each and every one is memorable, for all the right reasons.
Call or visit our website today, we can’t wait to hear from you!
Special Kids in the UK
What makes us unique is that we parents/carers of children with special needs ourselves. Understanding the difficulties and emotions involved with a child of any age with special needs is something we can all associate with. In addition friendship, support and practical hints and tips are a major feature of our organisation.
For more information visit our website:
We're a world away from every day, just waiting to be explored. A new adventure at every corner, activities from dawn 'til dusk and more fun than you ever thought possible. Camp Beaumont offers Day Camps around London & the Home Counties for children aged 3-16 and Residential Adventure Holidays across the UK for 7-17 year olds. Each of our camp locations is geared towards specific age ranges, allowing activities and entertainment to be offered at the level which best suits each child.
Children will have the opportunity to try over 40 fantastic activities like climbing, quad biking and archery, try superb Specialist Activities including horse riding, street dance and motorsports, experience some great excursions and make loads of new friends. They will never run out of things to do at Camp Beaumont, the challenge is to see how much fun your child can pack into a week!
Safety comes first at Camp Beaumont and our 30 years of providing safe holidays for young people is your guarantee of care and expertise.
Residential Camp Enquiries – please call 0800 655 6560
Day Camp Enquiries – please call 01263 823 000
Day Camp Locations: Mill Hill, Woodford Green, Northwood, Ascot, Esher, Sutton, Reigate, Tunbridge Wells, Blackheath, Richmond, Wimbledon.
Residential Camp Locations: Nr Mold in Denbighshire, Hexham in Northumberland, Cromer in Norfolk, Doncaster in South Yorkshire, Ashford in Kent and Bembridge in Isle of Wight.
Splash Leisure & Fitness CentreWeybourne Road, Sheringham, NR26 8HF
North Norfolk RailwayThe Station, Sheringham, Norfolk NR26 8RA
Events are organised throughout the year. Please log onto the website for full details.
Our promise to you:
Officially Better: Our activity camps are officially better than any other. We know this because the nice people at Ofsted come and visit us and help us make things better and better every year, and our parents and children tell us so.
Choice: Your children will always have a choice of activities at Barracudas. Not a choice from the zillions of things we do because that would be silly and they would never be able to decide! But they will always have a choice of activities to choose from – every session, every day, every time!
Fun: Our staff will be 100% raring to go to deliver fantastic FUN for your kids – meaning they get to have an amazing time and you’re happy knowing they’re exactly where they want to be.
Fair Price: We will always bring FUN at a fair price. Great service costs but we do everything we can to keep our pricing fair. The earlier you book the less you pay.
Giving every child such an amazing experience they can’t wait to come back!
Why not visit www.barracudas.co.uk now to order a FREE colour brochure or call us on 0845 123 5299
Locations: Ashford, Barnet, Bedford, Bishops Stortford, Brentwood, Brighton, Bromley, Chelmsford, Chigwell, Chislehurst, Cobham, Croydon, Godalming, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Horsham, Huntingdon, Hutton, Norwich, Ripley, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Twickenham, Upminster, Watford, Welwyn, Woking, Wokingham, Woodford.
BeWILDerwood is home to enchanting creatures such as Boggles, Twiggles, the Thornyclod Spider and vegetarian Crocklebogs! The setting for the book, “A Boggle at BeWILDerwood”, by local children’s author Tom Blofeld, gives children the chance to follow in the footsteps of the lead character Swampy, a 2ft Marsh Boggle with a taste for adventure. High in the trees there are miniature Twiggle villages and low in the marshes Boggle village life will captivate your imagination.
Attractions include the Broken Bridge where you have to walk over invisible glass 7 metres above the ground, the Wobbly Wires, a daring zip wire slide and the Slippery Slopes, not for the faint hearted.
No matter how young (or old!) you are, if you’re brave enough you can clamber, crawl, climb, slide and swing your way around our mystical world, creating your own adventure. Parents are encouraged to play alongside their children, which makes for a fabulous and brilliantly exciting time for the whole family.
Fantabulous events run throughout the season and we do great birthday parties!
Visit the LTA website for information on all your favourite British players as well as your local tennis clubs and tennis centres.
Find the nearest tennis club to you by visiting the link below. Just type your post code in the Club Search box found in the right hand margin.
Dyslexia Action is an educational charity, founded in 1972, for the assessment and teaching of people with dyslexia and training for specialist teachers.
Dyslexia Action provides a national network of 27 main centres and some 150 linked learning centers, offering individual assessments by Chartered Psychologists and qualified Teacher Assessors and screening for schools, colleges and other organisations. Tuition is provided in literacy, mathematics and study skills using our own highly successful teaching methods and materials. Dyslexia Action carries out over 7,000 assessments each year and currently provides specialist tuition for over 3,000 children in its Centres, outposts and school units. The effectiveness of Dyslexia Action teaching methods and materials has been warmly praised by thousands of grateful children and their parents.
Please log onto our website for your local centre.
Head Office: Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey
Fax: (01784) 222333
Guaranteed educational fun with games, safe experiments and hands on exploration, very interactive. Oh! And we must not forget to mention the take home goodies.
Extras include: Slime making, Rocket Launch, Dry Ice and The Science of Sweets and Pop Corn.
For younger children we offer the softer side of science with our Bubbles and Balloons themed science party.
Wow!! What a fun way to learn and reinforce Key Stage 1 and 2 taught at school.
Entertainers Police vetted by CRB and fully insured.
We also provide assemblies and workshops for Schools and Holiday Clubs.
We leave no mess, just happy faces.
For a fab Kids birthday party at your home or hall do contact us through our website link below or free phone on 080 8231 5620 or 020 3603 6867
We cover the UK and Northern Ireland including: Worcestershire, Wiltshire, West Yorkshire, West Sussex, West Midlands, West Lothian, Warwickshire, Tyne & Wear, Surrey, Suffolk, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Shropshire, Scottish Borders, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Middlesex, Merseyside, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Lancashire, Kent, Isle of Wight, Humberside, Hertfordshire, Herefordshire, Hampshire, Greater Manchester, Gloucestershire, Essex, East Sussex, Dorset, Devon, Derbyshire, Cumbria, Cornwall, County Durham, Cheshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, West London, South London, North London, East London, Channel Islands, East Riding of Yorkshire, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll & Bute, Central London, Dumfries & Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Lothian, Falkirk, Fife, Greater London, Mid Lothian, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Rutland, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Northern Ireland
The National Cycle Network is 5000 miles of safe, signed, attractive cycle routes, open and mapped in June 2000. It is made up of traffic-free sections and traffic-calmed road and minor roads, running right through urban centres and reaching all parts of the UK.
Sustrans is the charity co-ordinating the project and will continue to work with local authorities to expand the Network to a target of 10,000 miles by 2005.
For more information on the National Cycle Network and Sustrans and a copy of their free catalogue of maps, information sheets and technical publications please call the number above or visit their website.
The National Seal Sanctuary in Helford Estuary is situated near the village of Gweek in Cornwall. The Scottish Sealife Sanctuary is set on the shores of Loch Creran, near Oban. At the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in Norfolk you can also see Sharks, Otters, Penguins, Rays and Seahorses.
MOVE combines therapy and education in a programme which helps children work towards goals that they really want to achieve, which can range from learning to hold their head up by themselves to learning the skills needed to play football with their friends using a pacer. MOVE is unique in that no child is too disabled to use it and works with the child’s parents, teachers and therapists to teach them skills which are then practised in everyday life, enabling parents to be involved in key decision making and instrumental in their child’s development.
Visit our website or call us on 020 7407 5344 to find out more information, speak to a specialist or a parent of a child already on the programme or to visit a school using MOVE.
Canal Junction opens up hundreds of fascinating things for kids and the whole family to do. Hire a boat for a day or a week, go on an organised boat trip, visit canalside parks and visitor centres or just walk or cycle through pleasant countryside, untroubled by noisy traffic and close to nature.
Find out how canals were built, where the amazing roses and castles painted boats and cans came from and just where that canal near you goes to. All this and lots more at Canal Junction.