Working across the UK, The Family Psychologist understand that parents need honest, open answers when making decisions about what is right for their family; which is precisely what they aim to provide.
After many years working within both the health and education sectors, The Family Psychologist's lead clinical psychologist, Dr Rachel Johnson, set out to offer a wide range of services to support the behavioural, emotional and social development of children, from birth through to sixth form and the workplace.
As a Chartered Clinical Psychologist specialising in Early Years, Children and Family work, as well as in the assessment of specific learning difficulties and dyslexia, Dr Johnson and her team provide a varied range of services to meet the needs of the families and professionals who approach them for support. These include:
- Educational assessment & Dyslexia testing (for adults | children) in your own home, classroom or workplace
- Indepth Cognitive profiling, reporting, and guidance
- Behavioural & Emotional intervention for difficulties at home or in the classroom
- Early Years work, with parents of infants & pre-schoolers for concerns around sleeping, feeding, potty training or separation anxiety
- "Incredible Years" Positive Parenting groups - helping parents build happy families and bright futures
- Medical-legal (medico-legal) and Family Court assessments and reports
Child psychologist and educational assessments at: 60 Friar St, Droitwich plus we also cover Birmingham, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands
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
Check out our website for offers and special events coming up at the theme parks.
If you are travelling in a group of 10 or more call our specialist Group Reservations Team on 0870 390 5042 for a bespoke package to suit your needs.
Alton TowersStaffordshire ST10 4DB
KiwiOz Nannies specialise in the placement of qualified, experienced Australian and New Zealand nannies and mother's helps. Selected on a basis of qualifications, experience, maturity, and confidence. Our nannies are full of the fun loving attitude, enthusiasm and initiative that Australasians are famous for!
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.
Do you need a more interesting party activity for your child? Nugent Education can help. We’ve had great success in providing new, interesting and entertaining activities that most organisations don’t offer.
We can make a party, something to remember, and entertain and engage the children for an hour or two. This takes allot of strain off the parents, and children can chose something they and their friends will enjoy together and remember.
For young children, DBS checked artists provide things like crafts (puppet making, mask making, lantern making etc), Japanese origami (very popular), African drumming and dance.
For teenagers’, we have lots of terrific party ideas like makeup and beauty for teenage girls. Also popular urban arts such as street dance, break dancing and Rapping and Human Beat boxing (***), graffiti art, Japanese manga art or DJ-ing skills.
We also provide special graffiti art activities including commissions where create a bespoke mural for a child’s bedroom, a garage, shed or play room and so on.
Our artists / entertainers will travel to, and deliver at your venue (home address or a room booked etc).
Activities are great value for money and usually last 1 ½ to 2hrs. They are competitively priced from only £160.00 so why not give us a go?
Contact (firstname.lastname@example.org) our website web-form (contact us page) or call one of our friendly team on 0845 481 1920 or 07967 659 293 today!
International Cricket Schools provides a great introduction to playing cricket for beginners and develops the cricket skills and techniques of children with a basic cricketing skill level. We welcome boys and girls aged 5-10 years of all abilities to our cricket camps and guarantee that not only will kids have a fun-filled week of cricket coaching and make new friends, they’ll pick up a few batting, bowling and fielding skills along the way.
We have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and we accept all childcare vouchers. International Cricket Schools runs from 9.30am until 12.30pm, taking place over a full week.
Locations: Aberdeen, Bakewell, Bath, Birmingham, Blackburn, Bradford, Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Chester, Coventry, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Halifax, Hamilton, Harrogate, Hull, Ilkley, Kirkham, Leeds, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading, Sandbach, Sheffield, Wakefield and York
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
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.
We are the UK’s largest provider of fun and interactive music, singing and movement classes for babies and pre-school age children (3 months to 5 years).
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:
- Great for 6-60yrs and up!
- No experience or skill needed
- A brilliant family day out
- Best value courses in the UK
- Friendly and experienced staff always just a shout away!
Sites: Willen Lake (Milton Keynes), The Trafford Centre (Manchester), Knowsley Safari Park (Merseyside), iceSheffield (Sheffield), Bedale (North Yorkshire) & The Trentham Estate (Staffordshire)
Booking number: 0845 652 1736 (£2 charge applies for phone bookings)
Price: Range from £15 to £25 (see website for further details)
*Height, weight and medical restrictions apply. Please visit www.aerialextreme.co.uk for further information or bookings
The Disability Martial Arts Association was sent up in January 2007 We are a wide supporting network for people with disabilities and their families who are or who wish to be involved in martial arts.
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.
Farm Stay UK is the largest network of rural, top quality farm based accommodation in the UK.
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
- Soccer Schools - Evenings & Holidays
- Multi-Sports Fun Weeks
- Dance Holiday Club
- Birthday Parties
Progressive Sports promises to provide your child with lifelong memories. So give us a try, as we guarantee to provide your child with an experience which is second to none.
If you visit our website, and search for your local franchisee, you will be able to find out what activities are going on local to you.
Locations: Bromley, Lewisham, Bexley, Greenwich, Southend, Leigh-on-sea, Basildon, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Eton, Windsor, Maidenhead, Solihull, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Atherstone, Loughborough, Cinderford, Lichfield, Stafford. Tamworth, Cannock, Stone, Uttoxeter, Burton-upon-Trent, Rugeley, Bristol, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent, Dartford, Gravesend, Chester, Congleton, Nantwich, Crewe, Macclesfield, Manchester, Walsall, Wolverhampton
Stafford Gatehouse TheatreEastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LT
National Memorial ArboretumCroxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR
The Arboretum has a lot to offer both young and old. Come for a day out to enjoy the peace and tranquillity, the trees, the memorials, the history, the sense of national pride.
Eye Spy Photography
Eye Spy Photography offers tailored photo shoots to suit you at home or at a location of your choice for all the family pets included.
Relaxed Playful style. Willing to travel to all UK locations.
- Black and White, Sepia and Colour
- Editing and touch ups
- Bespoke Photo books
- Canvas Prints, Pop art, Perspex art
- CDs of all the photographs from the shoot
Mob: (07952) 369 615
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.
At Stagecoach we teach children and teenagers how to sing, dance and act, not only to perform on stage and beyond, but more importantly to perform better in life.
For almost 25 years we have seen young people gain confidence, stretch themselves, and build essential life skills while learning the tools to sing, dance and act and most importantly have fun!
Suitable for ALL abilities, Stagecoach offers the chance for kids to pursue a career in the arts or simply just to learn some new skills to share with friends and family.
Call or Apply online to get started!
Maple Hayes Dyslexia SchoolAbnalls Lane, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 8BL
Maple Hayes has the reputation of being a caring and friendly school which prides itself on its purposeful, structured, and well-disciplined environment where teachers know the individual, encouraging pupils to take pride in all they do and the results they achieve, at whatever level of their ability. Small classes ensure maximum individual attention. Experienced, well-qualified and specially trained staff assist the Principal and Headmaster in teaching the usual school subjects in a well balanced curriculum.
Please telephone to make an appointment.
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.
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
For details of franchises email email@example.com or call Elaine on 077322540 or 0118 926 1384
Blackbrook - The Zoological Park of the MoorlandsWinkhill, near Leek, Staffs ST13 7QR
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.
British Fencing Association
You can choose a week-long package with standard (9.30am-4pm) or extended hours (8.15am-5.45pm) or you can choose flexible days throughout the year. We also have specialist sports coaching camps; International Soccer Schools, International Cricket Schools, Jump and Splash swim improvement running at select venues.
Venues: Hamilton, Glasgow, Halifax, Blackburn, Kirkham, Manchester, Sandbach, Chester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Birmingham, South Bromsgrove High School, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Ilkley, Harrogate, Bradford, York, Wakefield, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, Bakewell, Nottingham, Loughborough, Cambridge, Northampton, Coventry and Reading
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.
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
CReSTeD provides a Register of schools approved for their dyslexia provision. The Register is supplied free of charge to parents and is updated twice a year. Schools are divided into four categories to help parents and their advisors match the provision to the pupil’s requirements.
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
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!
Are you interested in going to Oxford or Cambridge, but are daunted by the admission process. We are here to help you realise your dream.
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.
The benefits of introducing music to a young child at an early age are immense. Music is one of the few activities that use both sides of the brain at the same time. So why not give your child a head start whilst having great fun at Rhythm Time?
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!
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.
Hands up who likes to pretend?! We all know how incredible a child’s imagination is – one minute they’re flying to the moon on a rocket ship, the next they’re sailing away on a pirate ship or chasing a dragon over the hills and at Pyjama Drama we put imagination centre stage.
Our classes are packed with singing, dancing, pretending and play. It's not only lots and lots of fun but Pyjama Drama also helps develop key skills such as confidence, communication and problem solving.
For more information about our drama classes for children, or to find your nearest class, please call 01938 871855 or visit our website www.pyjamadrama.com/classes for more details.
Venues: South Aberdeenshire and Angus, Belfast, Glasgow, Stockton on Tees, Middlebrough, Carlisle, Leeds, Wirral, Trafford, Didsbury, Cheshire, Stockport, Sheffield, Powys, South Wales, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Sutton Coldfield, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Exeter, Exmouth, Crediton, West Wiltshire, New Forest, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Harlow, Loughton, Great Massingam, Litcham, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton & Hove, North Surrey, South West London