Back to School Scoop 2018

The summer holidays are nearly over, we bring you our back to school scoop with after school activities suggestions. Stay tuned for our back to school guide, to get you ready for school essentials and must have!

Little House of Science

After all the science camp fun, we are looking forward to welcoming many Young Scientists for our Autumn term, starting 10 Sep 2018 for 12 weeks for 3-11 year old children.With project based topics like Nikola Tesla & the Electric Force of the Universe, fascinating ants, brain, archaelogoy, stars & black holes etc, your children will learn exciting new science facts and experiment throughout each class. We are also offering weekend STEM classes at Imperial College. To register and receive a 10% discount, go to: Check  website or call us on 0800 092 1062.

Swimming rocks

Back to School also means a return to weekly swimming lessons. These really are the best way to ensure that swimming.  Swimming Rocks are a well-respected swimming tuition provider offering a fantastic learn to swim programme to babies, children and adults. They operate their lessons out of 6 London locations and have both weekly lessons during the term alongside school holiday crash courses.Recognised locally as the leading swimming tuition company delivering progressive lessons with a strong reputation based on effortless service, Swimming Rocks continues to be the go-to provider for many London families. If you would like more information or to book across course contact them directly on: 07557 051 904

Teddy tennis

teddy tennisTeddy tennis is a unique program which uses music for rhythm, teddy bear pictures to show how; we create wonderful lessons for children aged two to six.  Inspiring your child’s imagination, teddy tennis develops athletic skills resulting in coordinated, cool & confident children, who love tennis & life! We offer a serious off different products, we offer a fantastic schools and nurseries program which can be run year round. Community programs which are held at Holland Park, camps and birthday parties. For more information contact [email protected]

Code Today

Have your children moved on to coding using Python?
At CodeToday we specialise in teaching programming using the text-based language Python, the next stage following children-specific software used in schools. Our courses focus on guiding children to think in the logical and systematic way required for coding and treating it as a problem-solving exercise.
In addition to scheduled courses during holidays and half-term in South Kensington and Hampstead, we also run private courses for groups of friends, usually held in one of the participants’ own homes. Contact us on [email protected] for more information.

The Little Dance Academy

The Little Dance Academy has been providing magical dance and drama classes for children across London since 2015. The Academy prides itself on creating a welcoming, safe and nurturing environment where children develop dance technique in a fun and creative way. The Little Dance Academy offer Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop and Drama classes from 16 months +. Classes take place in Kensington, Hammersmith, Parsons Green, Fulham and Queens Park. Book a 3 class introductory pass (£24) and let us introduce your child to the magical world of dance! Quote Kensington Mums when booking for £5 off your pass.

Stagecoach Kensington

Stagecoach Kensington and Hammersmith provide fun and engaging classes in drama, dance and singing in a safe and happy environment. Our aim is to nurture and develop young potential, stretch children’s imaginations, and build on their self-esteem and confidence, encouraging them to express themselves. The skills learnt by our students don’t disappear and are skills for life. Students aged 4 to 18 years are taught by a professional and experienced team of teachers. Our weekly term time classes are for 4 to 18 year olds are held on Friday’s after school in Brook Green and Saturdays in Kensington throughout the day.

Amanda’s Action Club

Amanda’s Action Club and her special guest entertainers are back at Mahiki Kensington on Sunday 30th September from 2pm to 5pm for another Party Extravaganza! Join Playdow – a dance explosion act who reached the semi finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Animal Fu – an interactive martial arts character show, Playhouse Parties – games, balloons, magic and dancing plus our secret new entertainer, to be revealed! Experience fun and laughter with your families at this exclusive event. Spaces are limited, advance booking is essential.
Tickets can be purchased online through this link.


National Army Museum: full of family fun

The National Army Museum has five free galleries across four floors of interactive fun, telling the story of Our Army and its impact on society, past and present, in a family friendly environment. March in time, beat out a rhythm and get hands on with activities and interactives dotted throughout the museum. Under 8s will love Play Base, an immersive soft-play space, £4.75 online (booking fee applies).Located on Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea, it’s easy to get there. Just 10 minutes’ from Sloane Square, 20 minutes’ from Victoria or the 170 bus stops right outside.

Club Petit Pierrot

Club Petit Pierrot Do you want your children to flourish and learn French effortlessly? Fun, educational and inspired by a love of language, Club Petit Pierrot has been delivering truly unique French classes for babies and children since 1993 – New venues & Classes in the area. Their programme engages children from the offset, allowing them to experiment with words and explore the language without pressure. They offer interactive parent and baby/toddler groups, and a fun but carefully planned syllabus for older children too. The classes are led by a fantastic team of qualified native French teachers. Call 020 7385 5565 for more information.

St Nicholas School

It can be daunting for young children and parents to take their first steps into education. To ease this transition, St Nicholas Preparatory School in South Kensington is hosting a Teddy Bears Picnic on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 10am to 11.15am for children between 2 and 4 years. There will be a picnic, crafts, singing, and of course…teddy bears! RSVP now and don’t forget your teddy bear! Everyone welcome.
St Nicholas Preparatory School regularly hosts events throughout the year for children and parents. To register your interest, don’t hesitate to call the admissions team on 0207 591 2631.