Community Events & Activities

Here you will find the latest events and community information

Lewisham Family Centres

Sign up for Early Alliance Lewisham Children Centres Summer Programme

Timetables and venues now available

Download the timetables Find out more and sign up on the website

Lewisham Summer Holiday Programme

Lewisham summer holiday programme of food, fun and other activities 2022

This summer, with funding from the Department of Education, Lewisham Council is providing a varied holiday programme, with free activities and lunches for school aged children and young people (aged 5–16 years–up to 19 for children/young people with SEND) eligible for and in receipt of benefit related Free School Meals.

A wide range of providers in Lewisham arA wide range of providers in Lewisham are supporting the delivery of this programme, offering a various fun packed sessions, including art & crafts, multi sports, singing, dancing, drama and games.

If you have any questions or need support with registration, please contact HAFProgramme@Lewisham.gov.uk

Download the programme details (pdf) 

A while back Nicola organised with the whole school to collect books for a school in Sierra Leone.  We had notification that they were received and they have now sent us a video of thanks. To watch have a look here 


Swimming lessons

Forest Hill Pools | Glass Mill | Wavelengths
5 day short course – £36

25% OFF – Use code SWIMHAPPY

Forest Hill
1st August – 25th August
30 minute lessons between for
9am – 11am – Foundation
11:30am – for Development

Glass Mill: 25 July – 18 August (8.00am -10.30am)
Wavelengths: 25 July – 25 August (10.00am – 12.00pm / week 1 only an additional slot 1pm -3pm also available)

Each booking consists of a week long intensive course – prices for all courses are £36.
Book now to avoid disappointment > Filter by Holiday and Short Courses
For more information and to see which level is right for your child:

Find out more about swimming lessons

Inflatables

Wavelengths Leisure centre invites you to have fun at our inflatable sessions this holiday. Swim safely rules apply.

Junior Gym

Junior Gym

If you are aged 11-15 years and want to work out in the gym over the school holidays we have lots of extra sessions available!

Adult & Child gym (9-15 yrs)

Calling all gym members with children! Would you like to bring along your child to train with you in the gym, for free?
Our ‘Adult and Junior Gym’ sessions are for adult members where they can bring along their child (maximum one child per adult) at no extra charge and support/supervise them during their workout.  The reservation must be made by the adult who books the ‘adult and junior gym’ session with their membership (or pays as a non member). The junior does not need to be booked into the session but must be supervised and accompanied at all times.

All activities can be viewed and booked online, through our Better UK app and in centre.

Soft Play

Softplay

Available at Wavelengths and Bellingham.  If you are looking for somewhere to let your children have fun and burn off some steam then look no further. Our soft play is perfect for children up to 10 years old and filled with fun features.
With a separate area for the under 5’s, your little ones will be able to safely enjoy their own fun zones.

All activities can be viewed and booked online, through our Better UK app and in centre.

Big Summer kick off Charlton Park RFC
View the Flyer (pdf)

Pro Stars

Football & Multi-Sport Summer Holiday Course 2022

5 day Football & Multi-Sport holiday course for children age 4 – 14 years, Age appropriate groups in Football & Multi-Sports with Family Day & presentations on the Friday. Sessions run from 10am – 3pm every day, with drop off open from 9.15am. All our coaches are FA qualified, Licensed with DBS, First Aid & Safeguarding certification and public liability and professional indemnity insurance.
Find out more

Creative Arts Holiday Club

 

Elite Football Coaching

Looking for weekly football training sessions for your child?  Have you tried Elite Perfomance Coaching?  Download further details here:

Make time to curl up with a book!

January best books
Browse the selection on the TOPPSTA website

 


Dulwich Children's Choir

A new choir in the heart of Dulwich for children who love to sing and make music together.

All children in years 3-7 are invited to be a part of DCC  and begin to restore music making within children’s weekly routines and the community.
FREE to all.

JOIN US
Fridays 5:30 – 6:30pm
St Barnabus Dulwich, 40 Calton Avenue, SE21 7DG

More information on the website

THE BIG LOCKDOWN SURVEY

Parents and Carers: Remember The Big Lockdown parent survey for research on home learning at the start of 2021?  Well we have the results!   Read them here  with our thanks to all the parents who contributed.


EDUCATION CATCH UP CAMPAIGN

To find out more about the Department of Education (DfE) catch up programmes and activities for children and young people in England click here


CLUB HUB

Club Hub – Kids Activities, Childrens Clubs, Toddler Activities, gymnastics Classes & Baby Classes

Club Hub is a Multi Award Winning Kids Activities Directory.
Search for kids activities and kids clubs for newborns to 18 years in the whole of the U.K for Free.

Kids Activities vary from baby classes, toddler activities, preschool classes, dance classes, gymnastics classes, cooking classes, martial arts classes, indoor activities, learning languages to kids soft play centres, kids attractions and kids events.

Find out more about Club Hub

LONDON FIRE BRIGADE

If you would like to have a Home Fire Safety Visit please book HERE. This service can be booked by parents/carers to your home and will be carried out either by Firefighters from the closest local fire station or by Community Safety Officers from London Fire Brigade. They will provide fire safety advice to the adults and children in the home and fit smoke alarms where needed. The visits and smoke alarms are completely free of charge, so please do ensure that parents and carers are aware of this. This is not means-tested and is open to everyone.

Water Safety

Holidays are a great time for children and their families. When going to new places it is important to remember that the new setting and environment may not be as child-friendly as it is at home. Please see below. Most drowning is preventable. Included are some tips to help keep children safe on holiday.

Water Safety Leaflet (pdf)

Couch to 5k

Fancy getting fitter? Thinking of improving your health?

Why not include the whole family?

The NHS have launched a campaign to get more people moving. It’s called Couch to 5k: week by week. It is a running plan for absolute beginners. It was developed by a new runner, Josh Clark, who wanted to help his 50 something mum get off the couch and start running too.

The plan involves 3 runs a week, with a day of rest in between and a different schedule for each of the 9 week programme.

Couch to 5k is for everyone who wants to get more active. It is a free programme designed to be an easy way of getting fitter and healthier. It works because it starts with a mix of running and walking to gradually build up your fitness and stamina.

Running requires little equipment, but a good pair of running shoes that suit your foot type may help improve comfort. Regular running will improve your general fitness and health, could help you lose weight (when combined with a healthy diet this will be more effective) and will improve the health of your heart and lungs. There is also some evidence that it may help increase bone density in some people, which can help protect against bone disease like osteoporosis. As well as physical benefits there are also mental benefits to running. It could help to boost your confidence and self-belief; can be a fabulous stress reliever and has been shown to combat depression.

If you are interested and would like more information, please use this link: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week/

Daily Mile

The Daily Mile - Children Fit for Life - logo

The Daily Mile continues at Kilmorie and a commitment to improve the health of the whole family will work well with the work your child will be doing with their class during the Daily Mile.  Track the year group progress HERE

 

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