Weekend & Holiday Activities at Fern Hill
On this page, you'll find further information regarding activities which run on the school site at the weekend and over the school holidays which your child may be interested in.
Please note that some of these activities are not run by school staff; if you have any questions or would like to book, please contact the provider directly.
This term, Mr Langridge and Mr Gyatt will be running a football session in the juniors’ playground every Saturday morning from 10.30-11.30 am. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Saturday football at Fern Hill starts on 14th September, and costs £5 per player/session on a pay as you go basis.
If you would like any more information please email Mr Langridge on Jlangr2@fernhill.rbksch.org
October Half Term
We are pleased that Pleiades, Masquerade and Mother Nature Science are back with us this coming October half term!
Pleiades are running a week long Halloween themed, multi sport camp from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November and are also here from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on the two INSET days, Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th November.
Fantastic workshops from Masquerade and Mother Nature Science are also available to book. Masquerade are running two different activities: a Wizard & Witches Training School for 4 - 6 year olds and a Harry Potter themed workshop for children aged 7 and over, both on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st October, and Mother Nature Science are running their Spooky Science five day activity camp from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November.
Please see below for further information on all of these activities.
Stagecoach Performing Arts come to Fern Hill
We are delighted to announce that Stagecoach Performing Arts have opened a new school here at Fern Hill! The school is for children aged 4-18 and runs on a Saturday morning every week during term time. Places are still available for the autumn term and Stagecoach are offering a two week trial at a reduced cost. You can also take advantage of a sibling discount, and pay for classes using childcare vouchers. Please see below for further information.
stagecoach performing arts
Stagecoach Performing Arts teach children and teenagers how to sing, dance and act, not only to perform on stage but also, more importantly, to perform better in life. Suitable for a range of abilities, Stagecoach offers the chance for young people to pursue a career in the performing arts or simply learn some new skills to share with family and friends.
We are very excited that Stagecoach are operating a new school at Fern Hill, run by Ali and Paul Manuel, who opened the doors of Stagecoach Performing Arts Kingston and Surbiton in 2008 for children aged 4-18 in the local community.
Weekly classes are held on a Saturday morning during term time: Early Stage classes are available for children aged 4 to 6 and Main Stage classes take place for 6 to 18 year olds. Classes for the autumn term will start on Saturday 14th September and run through to 17th December.
A two week trial is available. Stagecoach offer a sibling discount and also accept childcare vouchers.
To find out more about Stagecoach Kingston and Surbiton or to book for autumn term classes, please visit their website here or you can call them on 020 8873 7140.
Pleiades Holiday Camp
Pleiades are back with us this October half term for a week long Halloween themed, multi sport holiday camp from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November and the two INSET days on Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th November. These camps are for children aged 4 to 12 years old and are available to book now.
Pleiades is a UK based organisation which offers specialised coaching in fitness and sport to children of all abilities in schools and sports clubs around the country and they currently teach our own outdoor PE provision to children in Years 3 to 6.
The Pleiades team are planning exciting and active weeks suitable for all year groups, including multi-sport games, football, cricket, basketball and dodge ball matches, gymnastics, parachute games, kiddikarts and Nerf wars! Throughout the week, Funsport Reward cards will be awarded for effort and achievement and an awards ceremony will be held on the Friday which parents and carers are welcome to attend. A copy of the planned timetable is attached below.
Both full and half days (either morning or afternoon) can be booked with the option of an early start (8.00 am) or extended day (5.00 pm). Places are available to book online now on the Pleiades website here.
If you have any questions, please contact Pleiades directly by telephone on 01483 270160 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pleiades are offering a 20% discount for Fern Hill pupils - please quote FERNHILL when you book. They also accept childcare vouchers.
Masquerade Theatre Arts
This October, Masquerade Voice & Theatre Arts are running two super workshops: a Wizard & Witches Training School for 4 - 6 year olds and a Harry Potter extravaganza for children aged 7 and over, both on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st October.
Masquerade offer sibling discounts of 25% off for a second child & 50% off for a third child attending and Fern Hill pupils receive a discount of 10%.
For children aged 7 years and over, Harry Potter
Jump on board the Hogwarts Express on another adventure! Explore scenes, recreate spells and learn a magical dance in a special Prisioner of Azkaban themed two day workshop.
Wednesday 30th - Thursday 31st October from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm at Fern Hill Primary School.
For children aged 4 – 6 years old, Wizard & Witches Training School
Learn how to become a certified Wizard or Witch at the Masquerade School of Wonderful Wizardry where you will create your own magic spells, learn spooktastic songs, wicked dances and play howlarious drama games!
Wednesday 30th - Thursday 31st October from 10.00 am – 1.00 pm at Fern Hill Primary School.
For more information and to book, visit Masquerade’s website at www.masqueradearts.com
Mother Nature Science Camp
Mother Nature Science are running a five day activity camp over the October half term break: a Halloween themed science expedition into the spooky unknown with over 30 science activities, exciting demonstrations, hands-on experiments, team games and fun quizzes.
The camp is running from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November, from 9.00 am - 3.30 pm with an extended day option.
You can book online or call 020 8863 8832. A flyer with further information is attached below.
Use can also use the special Parent Discount Code ‘coolschool’ for an extra £10 off the list price for full-week places and £5 off day places.
£285 per child, per week (5 days of premium hands-on science activities)
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available – for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.