We have set up a data base of Martial Arts Academy’s School’s and Club’s in the UK. That will teach people with all types of disabilities. When people phone us up we can give them a telephone number of the said organisation.
We have joined forces with Sho~Shin Budo Kwai, who run a summer camp every August information will be on our website. We have also joined forces with the Disability Martial Arts Festival. The Festival was started by the late Terry Taylor.
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
Our age-specific classes include a wide range of favourite children’s music, action songs, nursery rhymes and stories, lots of percussion instruments and props. With the help of our Jo Jingles doll we will introduce your child to all the wonders of music!
Details on fun party entertainment and Jo’s Shop can be found on our website:
Our portfolio today includes beautiful homes in Corfu, unique Trulli houses in Puglia, delightful Mas in Provence, funky Fincas in Ibiza, magical homes in Marrakech, stunning fully-staffed beachfront villas in Antigua and elegant manor houses in Norfolk.
Located in some of the most stunning corners of the world, our villas continue to be hand-picked for their style, individuality, comfort and diversity, all chosen for a ‘wow’ factor, be it an exceptional view, an unusual history, a fabulous garden or a breathtaking infinity pool.
Overseas: Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Barbados, Jamaica, St Lucia, Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Morocco, Thailand, Mozambique, Grenada, Grenadines, St Barths, Nevis and Anguilla
Great Britain: Cornwall, Devon, East Sussex, Gloucestershire, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire
From contemporary apartments to farm steadings, cliff top houses to renovated holiday cottages, our family friendly properties are great for holidays or short breaks throughout the year.
Locations: Alnmouth, Berwick, Seahouses, Bamburgh, Craster & Embleton, Beadnell , Tughall Steads and Newton by the Sea areas
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!
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
Longhirst Hall Hotel
Family friendly Longhirst boosts the Collingwood bar offering the Best of British menu and a variety of beers and wines. Boyson Restaurant offers an a la carte in luxury surroundings with a menu created by our Executive Chef using only locally sourced products. Longhirst has many different sporting facilities including two 18 hole Golf Courses, cricket pitch, tennis and hockey courts.
Pampering for Parents: Our Decoro Spa offering a range of excellent treatments using Natural Empathy products.
As Unique As Your Child
The perfect gift for parents, grandparents or god-parents, delivered framed and ready to hang.
We work in any medium and to any size. We prefer to meet a child and make some studies from life but can work solely from photographs where necessary.
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.
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.
You will find the team at KiwiOz friendly, approachable and willing to help in any way possible! We go to extra lengths to ensure we get to know your families needs. All KiwiOz Nannies have been personally interviewed and reference checked. Visa checks, qualifications and police checks are also completed before we put nannies forward for interviews. We also have a new office open in Auckland New Zealand.
The museums and art galleries which comprise TWM are:
Shipley Art Gallery
Laing Art Gallery
Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum
Stephenson Railway Museum
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery
Monkwearmouth Station Museum
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Washington F Pit
For full details of all the above:
Colourful percussion instruments, amazing puppets, great music and weekly themes mean it’s not just the little ones who learn & have a great time, parents and carers enjoy the relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Educational music play sessions for young babies and toddlers encourage language development, listening skills, co-ordination, confidence, social skills, an early introduction to music and much more.
* Over 100 venues across the UK & Scotland
* Classes for 0 to 4yrs
* Birthday parties & nursery sessions are also available
"The puppets and instruments are excellent. We both really enjoy coming to Caterpillar Music every week."
"I have never been to a class like this – we have so much fun!"
Visit our website to book a FREE trial class now or call Head Office on 0870 199 9090
Locations: Altrincham; Appleton; Banbury; Basingstoke; Bassingham; Bathgate; Battersea; Bembridge; Berwick-Upon-Tweed; Bexhill-on-Sea; Bingham; Blackpool; Bloxham; Bradley Stoke; Braintree; Brentford; Buckhurst Hill; Carmarthen; Cheadle; Chelmsford; Cheshunt; Chigwell; Chislehurst; Cowes; Croydon; Cuffley; Dinnington; Downend; Duns; East Cowes; Eastbourne; Edinburgh; Ellesmere Port; Feltham; Fulham; Glasgow; Grays; Guildford; Gyle; Halifax; Hampton; Hebden Bridge; Hertford; Hoddesdon; Hornchurch; Keyworth; Leeds; Leith; Liverpool; Livingstone Village; Loughton; Lymm; Malpas; Market Harborough; Merton; Newark; Newport; Orpington; Petts Wood; Portobello; Poulton-le-Fylde; Radcliffe-on-Trent; Raynes Park; Reading; Retford; Richmond; Romford; Ryde; Sandown; South Norwood; Southwell; Speke; St Albans; Standlake; Teddington; Thelwall; Thornton-Cleveleys; Tooting; Twickenham; Twyford; Uckfield; Upminster; Wandsworth; Wargrave; West Bridgford; West Timperley; Wilmslow; Witham; Witney; Worcester Park; Worksop; Yate
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.
For a copy of the Register, link to our web site and complete the application form. Alternatively just phone, or email with your address details.
Registered Charity: 1052103
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.
Alnwick CastleAlnwick, Northumberland NE66 1NQ
Please log onto the website at www.alnwickcastle.com or phone the number above for details of forthcoming events.
British Fencing Association
- Social skills
- Gross motor skills
- Fine motor skills
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
Go Ape! Matfen
Go Ape is a tree top adventure based in the heart of Matfen, nr Hexham. We take one lush, green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; blend with a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires; finished off with a liberal dose of people in search of their inner Tarzan. The result is spectacular. The Go Ape experience gets the adrenalin pumping, gets people out of their comfort zones and above all (no pun intended), it’s just great fun. We hope to see you swinging through the trees soon!
Min Age: 10 years. Min height: 1.40m/4ft 7. Max weight 130kg/20.5 stones
Baboons (under 18s) must be supervised by a participating adult. Booking essential.
Take a look and book at www.goape.co.uk
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
We have been providing holidays and outdoor adventure activities suitable for the whole family for 30 years. Our fully accessible facilities make us the perfect venue to explore, discover and enjoy the surrounding area. Day visits, Self-catering and Activity holidays are all available to both adults and children.
Choose a Self-catering holiday in one of our 4-star chalets (sleeping up to 6), and enjoy home-from-home comforts, the space, accessibility and freedom to create your own holiday experiences.
Choose a centre based activity holiday and enjoy an action-packed stay, with all your meals included.
Day visits are available for those that live or are visiting/holidaying not so far-away.
Activities offered include High and Low ropes courses, Archery, King-swing, Laser-clay shooting, Canoeing, Sailing, Abseiling, Indoor and Outdoor climbing, Zip-wire, Geo-cache and Orienteering. Also available is a sensory room, games room and a hydrotherapy swimming pool.
For more information please email us or visit our website.
It is a mixture of simple training exercises and games designed to assist in the physical development, improved health and increased fitness of each child. The children attend a 45 minute weekly session, which combines fun, excitement and exercises in a safe and caring environment.
The Little Tiger Cubs Programme is truly unique;
- Conforms to the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
- Supports the transition into primary education by creating a bridge to school Centres around our parent values, allowing essential bonding time where you can watch your child flourish
- Our programme will help each child find greater self-confidence and self-esteem, whilst at the same time improving their physical and social skills development.
Interested in becoming a Little Tiger Franchise holder? Please contact Diane on 0845 557 7830 for information on joining our friendly franchising network.
Our locations: Belfast, Dundonald, Bangor, Donaghadee, Dromore, Lisburn, Crumlin, Downpatrick, Carrickfergus, Ballyclare, Larne, Antrim, Magherafelt, Upperlands, Lurgan, Carlisle, Montrose, Dumfries, Annan, Durham, Birtley, Houghton-le-Spring, Edinburgh, Bonnyrigg, Musselburgh, Prestopans, Off By Tranent, Prestopans, Tranent, Haddington, Dunbar, Peebles, Linlithgow, Broxburn, West Calder, Barnet, Falkirk, Alloa, Dunblane, Grangemouth, Bonnybridge, Larbert, Stirling, Glasgow, Shawlands, Kilsyth, Viewpark, Cambuslang, Blantyre, East Kilbride, Barrhead, Clydebank, Dumbarton, Alexandria, Helensburgh, Four Marks, Alton, Bordon, Inverness, Kilmarnock, Loans, Irvine, Kilwinning, Stewarton, Prestwick, Wallington, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Motherwell, Carfin, Cleland, Wishaw, Hamilton, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Airdrie, Carluke, Larkhall, Newcastle, South Shields, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Paisley, Port Glasgow, Greenock, Wemyss Bay, Paisley, Renfrew, Erskine, Perth, Gosport, Dorking, Chesterfield, Slough, Farnham Royal, Slough, Sunderland, Basildon, Stanford, Tweedmouth and Warrington
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.
Choose from a huge range of lodges in different gorgeous settings such as idyllic rural locations or near beautiful beaches and water sports. Developments offer a wide range of facilities to suit your family’s needs.
So whether you are seeking a quiet, peaceful holiday away from it all, an active holiday with the children where there is lots to do, or perhaps a romantic weekend break cuddling up in front of a roaring fire, Just Lodges is the perfect place to find all the information you will need to help you make the best choices.
We are not resourced to provide advice or support directly to families with disabled children or children with SEN. We signpost families on to relevant organisations. Visit our website for information on national policy that impacts upon disabled children and children with special educational needs (SEN) and their families as well as details of organisations that provide advice and support.
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.
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:
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!
We provide a safe world for children with abundant opportunities for adventure and a curriculum that helps children discover their potential. Through play and language, a caring staff team, and friendships that begin in infancy, children who come to Bright Horizons centres build a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Our early care and education centres are for children from 3 months to 5 years of age and located across the UK. Come and see how we put our philosophy into practice.
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 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 createdthe 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.
- Family entertainment & Kids Clubs
- Free ferry on selected dates for Isle of Wight holidays
- Pools & sports courts at most locations
- Children’s indoor & outdoor play areas
- Discounts on local attractions
- Pets allowed at 38 locations
- Camping / touring facilities at 24 locations
- Restaurants on-site
Family friendly holidays in: Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Humberside, Isle of Wight, Lincolnshire, North Ayrshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Scottish Borders and Tyne & Wear