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.
We have hundreds of stylish country properties run by friendly families in superb rural settings. Choice of accommodation includes B&B and self-catering in cottages, converted farm buildings, log cabins or caravans as well as a selection of touring camp/caravanning sites. Whichever you choose, comfort is guaranteed, as is a warm, truly genuine welcome.
Every property has been inspected and quality assessed under National Tourist Boards’ grading schemes and /or those operated by the AA.
Visit the Farm Stay UK website to plan the perfect holiday or short break where your whole family can enjoy fresh air, fine views, real home cooking and that special sense of well-being that only a stay in the country can bring.
Locations: Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Edinburgh and Lothians, Essex, Glasgow, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, North Wales, Surrey, Berkshire, Staffordshire, Hampshire, Shropshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight, Pembrokeshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Sussex, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland, Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Aberdeen and Grampian, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Manchester, Bedfordshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Isle of Wight, Staffordshire, Clyde Valley, Ayrshire and Arran, Angus, Scottish Highlands, The Isles of Scotland, Loch, Stirling, The Trossachs, Arran, Dumfries and Galloway, Kingdom of Fife, Perthshire, Scottish Borders, Anglesey, Snowdonia Mountains, Mid Wales, Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Inverness, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Scottish Borders, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Anglesey, North Wales, Mid Ceredigion, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire, Swansea, Wye Valley and Vale of Usk, Wiltshire, Yorkshire
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 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:
Our comprehensive range comes from top brand names, and we stock a wide variety of pushchairs and car seats in order to meet customers’ different tastes and requirements. Every item is thoroughly checked and cleaned after each use and regularly replaced to maintain excellent quality.
Short or long term hire available. Tom Thumb, a member of the Baby Equipment Hirers Association, offers a delivery and collection service in and around Edinburgh.
We are very happy to offer a courier service to most areas, please contact us and we will endeavour to help.
We have a variety of sizes from small cosy cottages for 2, ideal for honeymoon couples, and romantic holidays, larger holiday cottages to sleep from six to twelve and country house for groups of up to sixteen. We inspect all properties personally ensuring that they all conform to our high standards of cleanliness, quality and value for money.
All our cottages are fully equipped and many have log fires. Most of the cottages have a pets welcome policy. As well as walks in stunning scenery there are lots of local attractions and places of interest to suit all members of your family.
Visit our website for full details or contact us, we are always happy to help you make the perfect choice for your short break or family holiday.
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 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.
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.
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.
For the 3 to 5 year olds we offer the softer side of science with our Bubbles and Balloons themed science party.
Extras include: Slime making, Rocket Launch, Dry Ice and The Science of Sweets and Pop Corn.
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: 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
With a wide variety of activities suitable for most ages and abilities Dunolly will have something for both the most timid child (or adult) and the most adventurous one.
At various times throughout the year Dunolly run action packed activity camps for children to come away by themselves. The camps during the summer are designed for 8 – 12 year olds whilst at Easter they welcome slightly older children aged 12 – 14 years. Summercamps start on a Sunday evening and keep your child entertained right through until the following Friday morning. Eastercamp starts on the Tuesday morning after Easter Monday and finishes on the following Friday afternoon.
The children will participate in a selection of activities everyday, including the evenings, ranging from thrilling white water rafting and gorge ascents to nature walks, archery, and climbing.
We offer a Bike Hire service and also run guided bike tours. Contact us for full details.
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
FIND OUT HOW TO MANAGE challenging behaviour, difficult bed times, uncooperative children, spirited toddlers, sibling rivalry and more…
BECOME A MORE RELAXED and confident parent and have a closer relationship with your children. Parent coaching provides you with individually tailored support, assisting you in raising emotionally intelligent, respectful and happy children.
JUST 4 PARENTS OFFER A RANGE of parent coaching services; face to face, telephone and email coaching, and home visits. We run weekends for fathers and sons and fathers and daughters in the New Forest providing dads special time with their children. We run ongoing groups for parents and parents to be.
WORKING WITH YOUR COMPLETE family dynamic, we build on the skills you already have. We realise that you know your children better than anyone. Parent coaching will give you the tools you need to become a more calm, cool and collected parent. Let us guide you towards a more balanced and happy family. We will cover topics such as communicating with your children, defining and holding boundaries and styles of ‘discipline’. With our support, you will become the parent you want to be.
To obtain our free 'Ten point action plan', email email@example.com
WEEKENDS AWAY FOR FATHERS & SONS AND FATHERS & DAUGHTERS
Finding time to spend with your kids can be tricky. These weekends are a chance to get away together in the beautiful New Forest. Accommodation is in comfortable wooden lodges. Boys and girls of any age are welcome. The weekends are open to all fathers, step fathers and men acting as primary carers. A time to share experiences and develop a closer connection with your child. Our time together is informal with lots of time for relaxing and just hanging out together with none of the usual interruptions or electronics!
Your time at Camp Cooper is an adventure where every day is BURSTING with new and exciting things to do!
Camp Cooper is a 2 - 4 week overnight summer camp based in Scotland for campers aged 10 – 16 from around the world. Campers have the opportunity to plan their own activity schedule with a choice of activities including:
We have a diverse, international community and strong programme built around individual choice and group activities. Camp Cooper focuses on forming friendships, inspiring creativity, encouraging learning and having fun.
From the moment you arrive at Camp Cooper, you will realise Camp is going to be a recurring date in the diary for many years to come. The atmosphere is full of excitement as campers try to solve Mission Impossible, perform at campfires, battle to win the colour war, compete at capture the lantern and enjoy the talent shows & the dance!
Become part of something truly special – New Experiences, New Friends, New Challenges
Venue: Camp Cooper, Ardvreck School, Crieff, PH7 4EX, Scotland
A Five Red Star resort hotel set in 850 acres of stunning scenery in Perthshire Scotland, Gleneagles is perfect for all the family.
Parents can rest easy while their toddlers explore the delights of the Playroom under the watchful eye of the friendly playroom staff.
The youngest guests – can take part in a range of sports from mountain biking to trail riding. There’s all kinds of fun and games from PlayStations to junior off road driving in quarter size Land Rover replicas or junior golf lessons where children can have their own club cut to size.
The hotel’s array of children’s activities has recently been enhanced with the addition of The Zone, a fun zone for older children and teenagers to enjoy what they love best.
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.
All of our tutors tailor their teaching to the needs of the pupil and can employ a variety of teaching styles to cater for the needs of the individual. With tutors based around the country the agency can offer assistance in most subjects and ages throughout Britain and at very competitive prices.
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.
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.
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.
Bell’s Sports Centre: Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HS (01738) 492460
Perth Leisure Pool: Glasgow Road, Perth, PH2 OHZ (01738) 492431
Live Active Rodney: Dundee Road, Perth, PH2 7AA (01738) 630901
Live Active Letham: Tweedmuir Road, Letham, Perth, PH1 2HJ (01738) 633130
North Inch Community Campus: Gowans Terrace, Perth, PH1 5BF (01738) 454400
George Duncan Athletics Arena: Gowans Terrace, Perth (01738) 633130
Live Active Loch Leven: Lathro, Kinross, KY13 8SY 01577 867230
Live Active Blairgowrie: Beeches Road, Blairgowrie, PH10 6PN (01250) 871360
Breadalbane Community Campus: Aberfeldy, PH15 2DU (01887) 822400
Strathearn Community Campus: Pitenzie Road, Creiff, PH7 3JN (01764) 657700
Loch Leven Community Campus: The Muirs, Kinross (01577) 867200
Live Active Atholl: West Moulin Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5EA (01796) 473866
It’s easy to search for a great selection of houses, cottages, cabins and lodges online or if you prefer to talk to someone we welcome telephone enquiries from our customers; our friendly and knowledgeable team will be delighted to help with any queries you may have or to assist you with your booking. Our telephone lines (01228 406761) are open 7 days a week.
When you visit our website you’ll find a wide selection of family accommodation in some of Britain’s most sought after locations, in beautiful countryside and coastal locations and at affordable prices to suite your budget.
We take quality very seriously so when you book with us you can be assured that all our properties have been fully inspected by our own experienced property managers and in addition most have also been inspected and graded by the national tourist boards.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to one of our properties very soon.
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Enjoy a family break at Disneyland Paris in one of the 7 themed Disney Hotels and meet all your favourite Disney characters! Benefit from the latest Disney offers including FREE nights and FREE kids!
Our camping holidays in luxury mobile homes & tents offer facilities that compare with any modern hotel, and a level of comfort you will find hard to beat but without the expense!
Choose from thousands of self-catering holiday cottages across the UK, Ireland and France, a fantastic selection of ski apartments in the French Alps and a huge choice of hotels across Europe, perfect for a short break or stopover.
Book accommodation only, or save even more money when you package with one of our great-value ferry, Eurotunnel, or Eurostar crossings.
Family discounts available for members:
Many of our Club Sites feature excellent facilities for children of all ages, including play areas, recreation halls, large areas for ball games and parent and child washrooms. Plus several provide easy access to some of the countries most popular family tourist attractions.
Visit our website to join online or call our membership hotline on 0845 130 7632 to find out more.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
Entertainment is £75 for two hours of games, juggling, plate spinning, balloon modelling and face painting. It also includes 12 party bags a prize for musical statues and a pass the parcel with a mix of 12 prizes or sweets.
Themed pirate or fairy party package from £99 for 4 hours. This is two hours of entertainment with hired props and decorations. We need an hour both sides of the party to set up and take down the decorations. It is an additional £50 if you want a themed bouncy castle.This also includes 12 party bags, a prize for musical statues and a pass the parcel with a mix of 12 prizes or sweets.
Bouncy Castle hire from £65 for 4 hours. This is an unmanned hire.
Craft Parties from £75 for two hours but this varies greatly depending on the customers requirements and the number of children attending.
We deliver free to within a 20 mile radius and are a £1 a mile thereafter in one direction.
Please phone for full information and to discuss your requirements.
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.
Toddler Sense is an exciting introduction into learning through play and games.
Our Toddler Classes include great music, equipment, games and new ideas! Imagine climbing a snow mountain, going on safari, digging for fossils, swimming with dolphins and hunting for dinosaurs? Every week introduces new activities and a whole new adventure.
Activities introduce toddlers and children to a magical, multi-sensory interactive experience that will keep them busy and stimulated. Great brain food! They will also have lots of fun on the way!
The Toddler classes have been designed to meet the specific needs of two separate age groups.
Toddler Sense gently introduces New Explorers, (13 - 18 months) to equipment and activities that are suitable for their age and stage of development.
Toddler Sense introduces Adventurers (18 months - 3 years) to a whole new world of adventure and challenge that will lead learning and development forwards and motivate children to try out new skills.
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.
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: