Summer Holiday Camps Clubs and Classes 2017


Sports & Multi-Activities

17 – 21 July (1. – Cheadle Hulme School)
24 – 28 July (2. – Stockport Grammar School)

Activate Camps-The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy
For boys and girls aged between 5-16 years old.
The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy is a fun filled week of cricket coaching, games and activities. Each Academy features a Star Visit from either Andrew Flintoff himself or another professional player who will pass on coaching tips that helped them reach the top.
The Freddie Juniors (5-7 year olds) have their own programme which establishes the fundamentals of cricket and sport in general. In addition the Freddie Juniors programme will incorporate more multi-faceted activities in the afternoon sessions, these may include arts and crafts, as well as more multi activity games and play sessions.
Price: £190 per week
Tel: 01785711572
1. Cheadle Hulme School,
Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 6EF

2. Stockport Grammar School,
Buxton Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7AF


24-28 July 9am-1pm

Enjoy-a-Ball Summer Camps
For children aged 4-9 years.
The sessions are action packed with fun in and out- door games, treasure hunts, arts & crafts and much more!
The camps are held at Brookburn Primary School in Chorlton.
Early booking discount is available. Book via the Enjoy-a-Ball website on the South Manchester page.
Contact Sam or Kate for more information:
Tel: 07973 886 783,
Brookburn Primary School,
Brookburn Road, Chorlton M21 8EH


24 July – 1 Sept 10am-2pm & 2pm-4pm Weekdays

Bollington Health & Leisure Summer Activity Sessions
For children aged 5-11 years.
One hour of games and one hour fun swim.
Price: £6 per session / 5 sessions for £25
Tel: 01625 574 774
Bollington Health & Leisure
Heath Road, Bollington, SK10 5EX


24 July – 1 September (4 day courses at different Venues)

Junior Sport Stars
Soccer Stars – football
Sport Stars – hockey, basketball, cricket, tennis, handball, lacrosse, dodgeball
Stage Stars – performing arts (on the basis of famous musicals and Disney classics)
Gym Stars – gymnastics
Lane End Primary School Cheadle Hulme
St.Winifred’s Primary School, Heaton Mersey
Barlow RC High School, Didsbury

Tel: 07730 419 982 | 0161 222 5676


24 – 28 July
31 July – 4 August
7 – 11 August
14 – 18 August
21 – 25 August

Kings Camps at Cheadle Hulme
Sports and holiday clubs are brought together to provide friendship, fun and exciting adventures for young people aged 4 to 17. Some camps also offer specialist programmes including cricket, dance and football, so there really is something for everyone.
Cheadle Hulme School,
Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 6EF

Tel: 0114 263 2160


31 July – 4 August 9.30am-3.30pm
7 August – 11 August 9.30am-3.30pm

Children’s Sport Camp at Withington
For boys and girls aged 6 to 14
The focus will be on developing skills in a variety of sports whilst having fun, for example, Hockey, Tennis, Rounders, Volleyball, Netball and Table Tennis. There will also be short sessions of quiet time to break up the day. The Sports Camps will be led by qualified tennis and fitness coach, Matthew Nichols and Alderley Edge Ladies 1st team Hockey player, Sophie Hetherington.
Cost is £100 for a full week, or £22.50 per day
Withington Girls’ School
100 Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL
Tel: 0161 224 1077 ,


31 July – 4 August
7-11 August
14-18 August

Multi-Active Kings Camps at Bridgewater School
For children aged 4 – 11.
Loads of swimming, fitness warm-up’s and over 30 other games to get involved in throughout the week. Children benefit from being in groups with children of similar age and ability, and each small group has their own dedicated coach.
For younger members (aged 4 – 6) Multi-Active is a chance to try lots of new activities, including arts and crafts, parachute games, swimming games and sports.
(NOTE – 4 year olds can attend the morning sessions only).
Children aged 7 – 11 enjoy longer 45 minute sessions that help them to learn and progress in a variety of different sports, alongside team-building games.
Tel: 0114 2632160
Bridgewater School
Drywood Hall, Worsley Road,
Manchester M28 2WQ


21 – 23 August

Activate Camps – Netball Fever
For girls aged 7 to 16 years of age
Netball Fever is a unique nationwide netball coaching course suitable for any level of player. Every Netball Fever has at least one Star Visit. The star coaches offer a fantastic experience in both coaching and playing.
Stockport Grammar School Buxton Road,
Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7AF

Tel: 01785711572


24 – 25 August

Activate Camps – Grays Hockey masterclass
For girls and boys aged 7 to 16 years of age.
Masterclass is a unique nationwide hockey coaching course suitable for any level of player.
Stockport Grammar School Buxton Road,
Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7AF

Tel: 01785711572


Education & Science

24 – 28 July
31 July- 4 August
7 – 11 August

FireTechCamp- Junior Coder
For children aged 9-11
Gain insight and experience into many aspects and functions of computer coding – robotics, mobile apps, animation, games! Children will start from the basics and reach the point where they can design and build their own ideas. This course exposes campers to a variety of tools and techniques that will enhance their understanding of programming and design, allowing them to continue their journey into code at home.
Price £400
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL


24 – 28 July
31 July- 4 August
7 – 11 August

FireTechCamp – Minecraft Maker
For children aged 9-12.
This is a course that will get children building, designing, coding, and making, all using block building game Minecraft. Through this course students can gain experience in core computing concepts such as Computer Aided Design, conditions, loops, and iteration.
Off the screen, students will have the opportunity to explore physical design and electronics by making their own Mini Minecraft controller.
Price £400
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL


31 July, 1 & 2 August 9.30am – 3.30pm

Creative Writing at Withington
Open to boys & girls aged 8-14
Led by the WGS Head of English, Ms Christine Davies & Deputy Head, Ms Jen Baylis.
This three-day creative writing course will focus on how characters and ‘voices’ are created in stories and poems and will culminate in a reading children’s work to family and friends on Wed. 2nd August. An anthology of poems and stories will be produced for all participants
to take away at the end of the course.
Price: £80
Withington Girls’ School
100 Wellington Road,Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL

Tel: 0161 224 1077 ,


31 July – 4 August 10.00am – 4.30pm
7- 11 August 10.00am – 4.30pm

SciTech 16 – A week of hands on Science and Technology
For children aged between 5 and 12
SciTechis is an opportunity to experience the world of science and technology in a safe, but very hands-on environment. Five fascinating and stimulating science topics will totally engage the children: chocolate technology, microbiology, ophthalmology, perception & illusion, car crash technology.
This is science, technology, learning and fun in action!
Price: £250 per child per week
Wellington School
Wellington Road Timperley Altrincham Cheshire WA15 7RH

Tel: 0161 903 9133,


7 – 11 August 9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Film Animation Workshop at Withington
Open to boys & girls aged 8-16
Organised by the WGS Drama Department
Create your own stop motion animated short film using a wide range of art materials & resources creating your own puppets, models, and sets. Learn to animate using iPad apps such as Stop Motion Studio Pro & iMovie. Children will work in groups of around three to create their own short films and screen them in front of a public audience at the end of the project!
Price: £150
Withington Girls’ School
100 Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL

Tel: 0161 224 1077 ,


Dance, Music, Performing Art & Theatre

31 July- 4 August 9:00 – 16:30
7 – 11 August 9:00 – 16:30

Fuchsia School of Dance Summer School
For all ages and any ability.
Ballet, Jazz, Street, Repertoire, and dance related craft. Lots of fun, good exercise, and very sociable.
Held at the dance studio in Knutsford.
Please contact Wendy Arshamian for more information
Tel: 07792 284 974
27A King Street, Knutsford WA16 6DW


31 July – 4 August in Didsbury (Madagascar)
7- 11th August in Altrincham (A Lion’s Tale)

Stagecoach Summer Workshops
For children aged 4 – 18.
Your child will experience singing, dancing and drama in a fun filled environment with professional actors, musicians and dancers. There will be time for fun and games and time to work towards a performance for parents at the end of the week.
You don’t have to be a Stagecoach student to attend.
Tel: 07904 451199 Altrincham
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8QW
Stagecoach Altrincham
Tel: 0161 789 1349 Didsbury
Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, M20 5PG
Stagecoach Didsbury


31 July – 4 August, 10am – 3pm

Stage Squad Youth – Bugsy in a week
For children aged 6-16 years
Your child will work as part of a team to create a unique bespoke version of the musical Bugsy Malone. They will learn dances, songs and create scripts to then perform to parents and friends on the Friday afternoon in our purpose-built studios in Pear Mill. It is a wonderful opportunity to put on a show, learn new skills, make new friends and build self-confidence. All teachers are professional and hold current DBS certificates. Everyone is welcome to join us and be a part of something amazing.
Places are limited and MUST be booked in advance.
Price: £65 per child.
Venue: 3rd floor Pear Mill,
Stockport SK6 2BP

Tel: 07436 770047


17-23 August
23-29 August

Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists
Children must be 8 at the start of the course.
Participants enrol from all five continents and are inspired, guided and educated by an extraordinary faculty of over 60 internationally celebrated performer-teachers.
With on-site accommodation and meals, the atmosphere is made unique by the fact that faculty and participants dine and socialise together.
Chetham’s School of Music
Long Millgate, Manchester, Lancashire M3 1SB, United Kingdom

Tel: 01625 266899


Art & Craft

27 – 31 July

Creative workshops for children at Parsley Pie
For children aged 4+ years & parents do not stay!
Kids can get creative in our fabulous professional messy art studio and have fun in the Parsley Pie magical garden! Plus meet and feed our two pet pygmy goats Pepper & Teddy!
Maximum of ten children per group. Book as many days as you want… or give it a try for just one day.
Parsley Pie Studio, Hale, Altrincham WA15 8JR
Price: £50.00 per child, per day
Tel: 0161 904 9444


9, 10, 11 August 9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Art and Crafts workshops at Withington
Open to boys & girls aged 7-14.
Organised by the WGS Art Department.
The workshops will be held in the Art Studio and each child will get the opportunity to experiment with a variety of exciting materials producing paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and craft pieces to take home. The artwork will be presented in a small exhibition on Friday 11th August.
Price: £80
Withington Girls’ School
100 Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL

Tel: 0161 224 1077 ,


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