Mad Hatters Play Centre42 Murdock Rd OX26 4PP
Run by a team with over 25 years’ experience of running high quality activity camps, children have the opportunity to try over 40 exciting activities each week, meet friends and learn new skills. Ultimate’s exciting range of activities are delivered by inspiring and enthusiastic staff that will instruct and encourage children to try new activities and build self-confidence – and naturally have lots of fun!
We are so confident that your child will have a great experience on camp, that we offer a money-back ‘Ultimate Guarantee’ - and there are great savings when you book early – see website for latest offers. For Ultimate flexibility, you can book by the day or week, and can pay by credit/debit card or by childcare vouchers.
- Sutton (Sutton High School)
- Ascot (LVS Ascot School)
- Oxford (Headington School)
- Newbury (St Gabriel’s)
- Kingston (Holy Cross School)
- Brackley (Beachborough School) and Kingston (Holy Cross Pre School)
Our highly experienced and qualified coaches will ensure you have the best opportunity of reaching your rugby potential in a fun, challenging and safe environment.
London Wasps CoacHclass are available at venues across the South of England and operate in all school holiday periods. More information and booking can be found at:
Spiceball Park Sports CentreSpiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 2PG
Core hours on camp are 9.00am to 5.00pm, with extended care available at an additional cost, dropping off any time from 8.00am and picking up between 4.30pm & 6pm. We offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers.
From the minute our doors open until the very last child is picked up, every day at Super Camps is packed full to the brim with action, adventure and fun.
From the energetic to the creative, from the classis to the unusual, your child can expect to take part in up to eight awesome activities each day.We aim to provide your child with a fun, exciting day and strive to improve our activity programmes each year. In addition to our existing wide range of sports, arts and crafts, new additions for 2013.
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
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.
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, Baldock, Banbury, Basingstoke, Bathgate, Battersea, Beighton, Bembridge, Bingham, Bispham, Black Notley, Blackheath, Blackpool, Bloxham, Blundellsands, Bournemouth, Bowdon, Bradley Stoke, Braintree, Brentford, Brentwood, Bristol, Brookmans Park, Broomfield, Buckhurst Hill, Chafford Hundred, Chelmsford, Cheshunt, Chester, Childwall, Chineham, Chislehurst, Cleveleys, Colchester, Cookridge, Cowes, Croydon, Cuffley, Dinnington, Downend, Dulwich, East Cowes, Edinburgh, Ellesmere Port, Feltham, Fulham, Glasgow, Grays, Great Sutton, Guildford, Gyle, Hampton, Hebden Bridge, Hillsborough, Hornchurch, Islip, Keyworth, Kidlington, Leeds, Liverpool, Livingston Village, Loughton, Lymm, Market Harborough, Merton, Newport, Orpington, Petts Wood, Portobello, Poulton-le-Fylde, Purley, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Raynes Park, Reading, Retford, Richmond, Riseley, Romford, Rutherglen, Ryde, Sandown, Sheffield, South Norwood, Speke, St Albans, Stanway, Teddington, Thelwall, Thornton-Cleveleys, Tooting, Twickenham, Twyford, Upminster, Wandsworth, Wargrave, West Bridgford, West Wickham, Wilmslow, Winton, Witham, Woodley, Worcester Park, Worksop, Worthing, Writtle.Leeds, Cookridge, Horsforth, Didcot, Carterton, Witney, Faringdon, Yate, West Timperley, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Carmarthen.
British Fencing Association
Didcot Wave Leisure PoolNewlands Avenue Didcot Oxfordshire OX11 8NX
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.
Our family hostels offer you all the facilities you’ll need to make your stay relaxing and comfortable, like private rooms, high chairs, baby monitors, grounds to run and play in and activities to keep the kids entertained for hours. We’ve also teamed up with some of the best-loved family attractions including Alton Towers, Sea Life Centres and the Eden Project, to offer you fantastic discounted rates.
We can even make meal times easier! You can choose to self-cater in our dedicated kitchens, or take advantage of our ‘Kids under 10 eat for FREE’ offer and treat yourself to a delicious home-cooked meal from our fabulous menu instead. Accompany your meal with a glass, or bottle, of your favourite beverage chosen from our drinks menu, including local ales, soft drinks, beers, wine, spirits, teas and Fair Trade coffee.
So what are you waiting for? Book a YHA family getaway today!!
For more information contact our friendly team of advisers:
Explore Learning is a network of learning centres providing maths and English tuition to children aged 5-14, designed to improve knowledge, confidence and enjoyment of learning. Explore helps children make fantastic academic progress, in addition the vibrant atmosphere keeps them engaged and focussed enabling them to have fun while they learn.
“The hesitancy and lack of confidence that held her back is gone. Now she tries new things with relish. She counts the days until she can come back here!” Explore Parent.
As members, children work with tutors who are great role models, enthusiastic about learning and fantastic motivators. All courses map to the National Curriculum and the individual focus allows children to work at their own pace – whether they are finding school tricky or they are top of the class!
To find your nearest centre, please visit our website or call our Head office on 01483 447410.
I have specialised in the last three years in working with children and adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome, high-functioning autism, ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome. I carry out diagnostic assessments as well as therapy for a range of issues (such as anxiety, depression, anger, behaviour).
I work with preschool children and parents on a range of issues including toileting, sleep, feeding and behaviour.
I am also very experienced in carrying out intellectual assessments with children and young people. I work collaboratively with children and their families to achieve the best outcomes. I run clinics in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire and Henley-on-Thames
I am always happy to be contacted for an initial conversation to decide whether my input is appropriate. I am a registered member of the Health and Care Professionals Council (no. PYL19659) and British Psychological Society (no. 82247).
Why hire ?
- Visitors or relations with young families coming to stay - make it home from home for them?
- Are you planning a visit overseas ?
- Are you a Hotel or accommodation provider ?
- Are you relocating to the UK ?
- Are you a nanny , event planner or childminder ?
- Do you just want to try something out? Our clever "try before you buy" service allows mums to hire a desired item to test in a real life environment before committing to a purchase
At The Baby Loft we offer top brands including Phil & teds, Maxi cosi, Bugaboo, iCandy, Quinny to name a few. We also offer a personal delivery and collection service to and from airports, families & friends and hotels.
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.
All hotels have restaurants with dedicated menus for children, and most have leisure clubs where Mum can indulge in a treatment whilst Dad and the kids enjoy the pool! Whether you want relaxation, excitement or entertainment, we have the perfect short break for you. Our Cotswold Water Park Hotel even offers self-catering apartments – ideal for a longer
Wonderful winter breaks
It’s time for the woolly wearing, frost crunching, heart-warming season that we know and love. All around us, Jack Frost is weaving his magic and transforming the English countryside into a winter wonderland. But it won’t last forever. So book your winter break now and give yourself a treat to look forward to.
With hotels based in the English holiday hot-spots of Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, Four Pillars Hotels are perfectly placed for a winter break. Warm your cockles in one of our lounges, tuck into delicious and comforting food in one of our restaurants, snuggle up in one of our stylish bedrooms or let you cares drift away in one of our health clubs.
Breaks start from just £32.50 per person, per night including bed and breakfast plus children stay and eat breakfast for FREE.
For further details visit www.four-winter.co.uk or call 0800 374 692
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
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!
Why do students and parents choose PQA?
- Professional Tuition in drama, singing and dancing
- Specialist Film & TV module
- Regular Masterclasses from top professionals
- Perform at a top West End theatre
- Cinema screenings of students’ own films
- Opportunities to perform every term
- PQA Film festival screened at the Empire Cinema Leicester Square
- Creative Stages – our unique awards scheme
- Trinity Guildhall exams for those who want them
- FREE T-Shirt, bag and folder
- Unique resources for staff to ensure quality of lessons
- FREE DVDs of film work sent home
- Classes run for 44 weeks of the year
- Pay in easy monthly direct debits
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!
PQAcademy locations: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, Chelmsford - Chelmer Valley High School, Cheltenham – Pate’s Grammar School, Chislehurst & Sidcup - Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School, Coventry - Coundon Court School and Community College, Croydon – Chelmer Valley High School, Durham - Durham Sixth Form Centre, Eastleigh – Barton Peverill College, Evesham - Evesham Arts Centre, 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 - Wheatley Park School, Penn – Sir William Ramsay School, Plymouth - Hele's School, 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 – Bancroft School, Evesham - The Arts Centre 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.
The Pottery Place48 High Street Witney Oxfordshire OX28 6HQ
Kate BoatsThe Boatyard Nelson Lane, Warwick CV34 5JB
Whether you're looking for a family holiday with a difference or just want to unwind and take life at a more tranquil pace, each boat in our narrow boat fleet provides a level of comfort and convenience that is normally associated with privately owned craft.
Kate Boats we will give you the personal care and attention that you require to ensure you enjoy your holiday to the full whether you have previously enjoyed a holiday on the waterways or are a 'land lubber' looking to experience life afloat for the first time.
Safehands Network Ltd
Live call centre open Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 7.00pm.
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.
All of our childrens entertainers are great at keeping children envolved and having fun from start to finish. We play lots of games from classic party games to games we have created ourselves. We even do theamed discos such as the cartoon and superhero theme disco where we will play lots of themed games throughout your childs birthday party. There is a pirate and princess theme party, karaoke diva party and a tiny tots twist party which is for the under 5 year olds. We taylor the childrens party to suit the age group and we will make sure your little monster feels very special on their birthday.
We are number one when it comes to childrens birthday parties. We are CRB checked and can provide certificates on request. We have public liability for up to 5 million. Our prices are very resonable. Please call for a quote.
We cover: Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, London, Essex, Surrey, Middlesex, Kent, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Sussex
Creation Theatre Company1-5 London Place, Oxford OX4 1BD
Creation Drama Workshops
Whether it’s making your own puppet, creating spooky ghost stories, or devising a play, budding thespians can improvise, be creative and even stage their own play.
Challenging, engaging and a huge amount of fun, Creation 4 Kids workshops can help the holidays fly by. Call the Box Office on (01865) 766 266 or visit www.creationtheatre.co.uk for more information.
“Initiatives such as these are undoubtedly transforming the way children engage with Shakespeare” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
Museum of OxfordSt Aldate's, 40 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1DZ
The Museum of Oxford is the only museum dedicated to the history of the city and the University, making it the essential starting point for a visit to Oxford. There is an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions and family events, with regular family activities in the galleries and workshops for children.
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.
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.
We offer 3 age appropriate classes:
- Baby – birth to 14 months
- Toddler – 14 months to 3 years
- Pre-school – 3 years to school age
Our baby classes offer a total multi-sensory experience, stimulating all your baby’s senses and this helps vital brain connections to be made. Babies then move onto our exciting and varied toddler and pre-school sessions. This is where we help their confidence, creativity and co-ordination to grow. All courses have been written by a music teacher.
Come along and join in the fun today! You’ll even get to meet our very own Rat-a-tat listening bunny who delights our children every week! Book in for a free trial session by calling us or going to our website.
Other info: Book a Rhythm Time party with us and have Rat-a-tat sing a birthday song just for you!
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
BIBIC- British Institute for Brain Injured ChildrenKnowle Hall, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 8PJ
Focusing solely on these two world-class institutions, we specialise in helping students gain an edge over the competition, seriously improving their chances of success.
All our work is based on one simple principle - the analysis of success. We interview, in depth, hundreds of undergraduates to discover what lay behind their success, this together with the expertise of ex-admissions tutors, experienced professionals and our own consultants gives us a winning formula.We offer help at every stage of the admissions process. Contact the above number or log on to our web site for more information.
Our beautiful designs use quality fabrics in modern African prints and European textiles to create a fabulous range of vibrant, unique clothing for boys and girls.
We supply high- quality, made-to-measure, handmade soft furnishings for the whole family. We also offer a bespoke service where clients can supply their own choice of fabric.
If you have an enquiry please email or telephone us, or view our range on our website where you can buy securely online.
Personalised embroidered baby blankets and cushions are gifts to treasure - perfect for birth and christening gifts; and our bright and bold appliqué name blankets and giant cushions are perfect for kids bedrooms and playrooms or for snuggling up on a long car journey.
For practical gifts take a look at our personalised kit bags and wash bags, personalised canvas storage tubs and cushions. We also have aprons, tooth fairy cushions and much more available with personalised names and messages.
View our website to order on-line.
The inspiration for Chateau de sable is the innocence and vitality of children at play and a belief that children should look like children. Styling is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary with specially selected fabrics to ensure the highest possible quality for each item. The fine attention to detail is demonstrated by the exquisite finish of each piece in the collection, including the discretely stitched sandcastle logo.
The collections are presented to allow siblings to coordinate while still embracing individual identity; a real bonus if you have twins! This also means that by choosing a few items you can have a wide and interchangeable selection of outfits.
There are stylish clothes for everyday wear and elegant designs for special occasions. For variety we offer new designs each month, only offering a very limited number of each so as to maintain their exclusivity. Clothing of this quality makes a wonderful present for newborns and these items can be beautifully gift boxed.
Come and see the collection in person at the Chester boutique next to the Old Dee Bridge, or visit the website at www.chateaudesable.co.uk