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 these activities are not run by school staff; if you have any questions or would like to book, please contact the provider directly.
Summer Holiday Activities
There are a number of exciting activities taking place at school over the summer holiday period.
Pleiades are running two week-long camps over the summer break, the first from Monday 5th - Friday 9th August and the second from Monday 19th - Friday 23rd August. Masquerade and Mother Nature Science are also back at Fern Hill with their fantastic workshops. Masquerade are running two week-long performing arts workshops from Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July and Mother Nature Science are running their Science Academy and Science Forces camps from Monday 22nd July all the way through to Friday 23rd August.
Please see below for further information on all of these activities.
New 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. Bookings are now open for the autumn term and a two week trial is available at a reduced cost. Stagecoach offer a sibling discount, and accept 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
We are pleased to announce that Pleiades will be running two week long holiday camps here at Fern Hill over the summer holidays, the first from Monday 5th - Friday 9th August and the second from Monday 19th - Friday 23rd August. 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, hockey, basketball and dodge ball matches, gymnastics, parachute games 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 am) or extended day (5 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 summer, Masquerade Voice & Theatre Arts are running two super workshops, one based on the smash hit musical , 'Lion King' , and the other on the magical Disney classic 'The Little Mermaid'.
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, Lion King.
Sing the sensational songs of this smash hit musical, dance the rhythmical dances and explore and fall in love with the characters of Simba, Mufasa, Scar, Timon and Pumbaa in a special week long summer workshop not to be missed! On the final day, family and riends are invited for a special performance.
Monday 22nd July - Friday 26th July from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (6.30 pm on Friday 26th) at Fern Hill Primary School.
For children aged 4 – 6 years old, The Little Mermaid.
Dive under the sea and join a week of fun meeting characters Aeriel, Eric, Flounder and more. Children will explore this magical Disney classic through drama, singing and dance with a special performance for friends and family at the end of the week.
Monday 22nd July - Friday 26th July 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 two different camps at Fern Hill over the summer break: Science Academy and Science Forces. Both are a science expedition into the unknown with 40+ science activities, exciting demonstrations, hands-on experiments, team games and fun quizzes! Please follow the links for further information and to book. A flyer is also attached below.
You can book online or call 020 8863 8832.
An Early Bird Discount Price is available until Monday 17th June offering a saving of £20 per child.
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.
Summer holiday camp dates
Week C: Monday 22 Jul to Friday 26 Jul (5 days) Science Academy
Week D: Monday 29 Jul to Friday 2 Aug (5 days) Science Forces
Week E: Monday 05 Aug to Friday 09 Aug (5 days) Science Academy
Week F: Monday 12 Aug to Friday 16 Aug (5 days) Science Forces
Week G: Monday 19 Aug to Friday 23 Aug(5 days) Science Academy
The camps run daily from 9.00 am to 3.30 pm with the option of an extended day from 8.30 am to 4,00 pm.