Holiday Club and Activity Courses 

Easter 2017

Minis Friday 24th March - Thursday 13th April

Juniors Monday 27th March - Thursday 13th April

Kids' Club Monday 27th March - Thursday 13th April

Kids' Club ACTIVE Tuesday 18th April - Friday 21st April

 

 

Please note bookings for the following day cannot be made after 4.00pm 

All bookings must be made either online or via a booking form. We are not able to take bookings over the telephone 

Online Booking System

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Minis Holiday Club (3-4 year olds)

Minis Holiday Club is a service registered for 3–4 year old children based in Clifton College Nursery. This provides a stimulating and creative environment for young children during the holidays. Qualified and experienced staff will support children to engage in age-appropriate activities with particular attention paid to personal development, interaction with others and, most importantly, fun!

Registration: Clifton College Nursery, Guthrie Road, BS8 3HB

Minis should bring a packed lunch each day

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£21.00

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Juniors Holiday Club (5-7 year olds)

Juniors Holiday Club activities are designed specifically with 5–7 year olds in mind. Swimming is an important and enjoyable part of each daily programme and along with other activities, all led by experienced staff, the emphasis is on promoting individual development and, of course, fun. We believe it is important that children are able to pursue interests and develop skills through a range of activities and opportunities.

Registration: Merry House (Matthews’ House), The Avenue BS8 3HE 

Please note that lunchtime collection/drop off and all afternoon course registrations will be in the Bretten Memorial Hall (situated next to the tennis courts between The Avenue and Northcote Road).

Juniors should bring a packed lunch each day

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£21.00

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Kids' Club (8-13 year olds)

The typical Kids’ Club day includes a wide variety of activities that 8–13s enjoy. A freetime Swimming session is a very popular part of each morning’s activities. The other three main daily activity sessions are designed with varying interest and ability groups in mind and children can choose from a number of themed afternoon activities that take place both indoor and outdoor around Clifton College Sports Centre. Throughout our programme we promote self-expression, confidence building and, of course, fun by offering as much choice as possible.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

Lunch included (unless PM only booking)

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£21.00

Kids' Club ACTIVE (8-13 year olds)

Clifton College staff and pupils return to school following the Easter bank holiday weekend but for most other local schools the holiday extends until the end of that week. We are unable to run Kids' Club on the main site during 18-21 April but can instead offer a slightly different provision at our Abbots Leigh Sports Ground, Abbots Leigh Road, BS8 3QD. We will open for Registration/Early Stay from 8:30 and offer Late Stay until we close at 5:30. Afternoon's will be spent out and about at our Outdoor Activity Centre where children will have a chance to have a go at various outdoor activities. Please note there will be no swimming pool sessions but a natural emphasis on inclusive games and physical activities for all children.

Registration: Clifton College Sports Ground, Abbots Leigh Road, Abbots Leigh, BS8 3QD (not at the main school)

Lunch included

 

Earlier & Later care (8:30-17:30) continues to be included at no extra charge. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 17:30. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£42.00

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Adventures with Drawing

Friday 7th April

Young artists will develop their skills as they learn different types of book making and experiment with an exciting range of artist materials and techniques. We will spend part of the day going outside drawing in the grounds of Clifton College and then come back to the studio and develop the work into our own artist books.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) in Kid's Club continues to be included at no extra charge to Activity Course participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Lunch included

£48.00

Adventures with Paper Sculpture (Ages 8-13)

Wednesday 12th April

An exciting course experimenting with paper and construction. The course will be playful, Imaginative and involve problem solving, drawing and 3D construction together with learning paper sculpture and construction techniques. Young artists will create a paper and cardboard world plus paper costumes.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£48.00

Arts and Crafts

Art Adventure (Ages 5-7)

Tuesday 11th April

An exciting afternoon course with a real hands-on approach. Children will work closely with professional artists to create some wonderfully creative masterpieces using a range of materials. An informative and fun session for all 5-7 year olds.

Please note that lunchtime collection/drop off and all afternoon course registrations will be in the Bretten Memorial Hall (situated next to the tennis courts between The Avenue and Northcote Road).

£23.00

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Bristol Pro Soccer Academy (Ages 8-13)

Tuesday 4th & Tuesday 11th April

With particular attention paid to fun and learning, professional coaches will deliver a host of activity and skill sessions as well as small-sided matches to ensure non-stop football action. A great opportunity for all players to enjoy and improve their game.

Please note football kit, a change of footwear and shin pads are required.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£48.00

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Bristol Pro Soccer Tournament Day (Ages 8-13)

Friday 7th April

Packed full of the usual fun, skills, nail-biting excitement and spectacular goals. run by professional coaches, teams are chosen on the day and everyone can look forward to several matches in the morning and afternoon competitions. A fantastic course for all football fans!

Please note football kit, a change of footwear and shin pads are required.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£48.00

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Bushcraft (Ages 8-13)

Tuesday 4th April

A true adventure learning ancient skills such as animal tracking, shelter building, wilderness cooking and nature awareness. Practice moving silently around woodland. The perfect opportunity to go wild in a safe and fun environment. Visiting the countryside will never be the same again.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Please note that this course will take place off-site with children travelling by Clifton College minibus 

Children should bring appropriate clothing, footwear and wet weather gear - a recommended kit list will be provided 

£48.00

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Catch, Hit and Throw (Ages 6-7s)

Afternoon of Wednesday 12th April

An action packed afternoon of sporting fun and small-sided games aimed at developing hand/eye co-ordination and turning body movements into skills. Based in Clifton College Sports Centre, our qualified sports staff will coach children through a variety of games. 

Registrations will be in the Bretten Memorial Hall (situated next to the tennis courts between The Avenue and Northcote Road).

£23.00

Cookery

Cookery (2 Day Course Ages 8-13s)

Wednesday 29th - Thursday 30th March (Easter Treats 1)

Tuesday 4th - Wednesday 5th April (Easter Treats 2)

Monday 10th - Tuesday 11th April (Easter Treats 3)

These popular, hands-on two day courses will look at varying themes and recipes. Lots of sweet and savoury recipes will be tried and tested with the results taken home for the family to enjoy. Under close supervision, kitchen hygiene will also be covered. Detailed menus available on request but please note these are the dishes we aim to do if time allows.

Children should bring sealed storage containers each day to take home food they have made

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

We suggest that comfortable, older clothes are worn for these courses as things can sometimes get quite messy!

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£100.00

Cricket Academy - Hardball (Ages 10-13)

Thursday 13th April

This one day course has been introduced specifically for children to learn the basics of the game covering batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping skills in a supportive and fun learning environment. Professional coaches will bring the best out of young cricketers.

Please note this is a hard ball course and the kit list specified in the booking confirmation must be adhered to.

 

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

 

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

 

Lunch included 

 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

 

£48.00

Cricket Academy - Softball (Ages 8-10)

Thursday 13th April

This one day course has been introduced specifically for children to learn the basics of the game covering batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping skills in a supportive and fun learning environment. Professional coaches will bring the best out of young cricketers.

Please note this is a one day soft ball course for younger cricketers.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£48.00

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Fashion & Creative Textile Workshop (Ages 8-13)

Wednesday 12th - Thursday 13th April

This course will give an insight into the world of fashion and creative textiles. A fantastic opportunity to learn and develop skills that bring designs to life, with the use of a variety of patterns that incorporate cutting and sewing techniques. Create and decorate a variety of projects such as bags, cushions, aprons and items of clothing.

This is a 2 day course

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£96.00

Forest Fun Morning (Ages 6-7)

Morning of Friday 7th April

A fantastic opportunity to enjoy outdoor exploration of the landscape. A variety of exciting age specific creative activities linked to the great outdoors will make this morning session rewarding and enjoyable.

Registration will take place with Juniors Holiday Club at Merry House (Matthews’ House), The Avenue BS8 3HE 

Please note this course will register at 0930 to enable a prompt start as this course will take place at Clifton College Sports Ground, Abbots Leigh with participants being transported by Clifton College minibus

Children will require outdoor clothes, wet weather gear and a change of footwear.

£23.00

Getting Wild

Getting Wild! (Ages 7-9yrs)

Monday 3rd April

An exciting 'taster' of the Go Wild! multi activity all-action program of outdoor adventure that we run at Clifton College Outdoor Activity Centre. This day is designed for 7-9 year olds who might wish to participate in the week long course in future. Includes introductory sessions of Archery, Low Ropes, Orienteering, Problem Solving and Team Building. Fun and learning guaranteed. 

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Please note that this course will take place off-site with children travelling by Clifton College minibus 

Children should bring appropriate clothing, footwear and wet weather gear - a recommended kit list will be provided 

 

£48.00

Go Wild

Go Wild! (4 Day Course - Ages 8-13)

Monday 10th - Thursday 13th April

A multi activity all-action programme of outdoor adventure at Clifton College Outdoor Activity Centre, Abbots Leigh. Includes sessions of Archery, Low Ropes, Mountain Biking and Problem Solving. Lots of different activities over five days. Go on, unleash your adventure potential, accept the challenge and Go Wild! Suitable for all abilities. Fun and learning guaranteed. Includes T-Shirt for all participants.

This is a 4 day course

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Please note that this course will take place off-site with children travelling by Clifton College minibus 

Children should bring appropriate clothing, footwear and wet weather gear - a recommended kit list will be provided 

 

£192.00

Indie Day - the search for Blackbeard's Treasure (Age 8-13)

Thursday 6th April

Captain Blackbeard’s fear of mutiny led him to bury his treasure in Clifton College Sports Ground! Accept the challenge to help find Blackbeard’s lost treasure by completing problem solving challenges with your team in order to collect jigsaw pieces to create a map showing where the treasure is buried.  

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Please note that this course will take place off-site with children travelling by Clifton College minibus 

Children should bring appropriate clothing, footwear and wet weather gear 

£48.00

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Mountain Biking (Ages 10-13)

Wednesday 5th April

Join us and experience the fun and exhilaration of mountain biking in Leigh Woods and Ashton Court under professional instruction. This day is not for beginers but is suited to those older children aged 10-13 who have been riding off road and woodland trails for at least a year of two and who want to improve thier skills and enjoy biking with others.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

Please note that this course will take place off-site with children travelling by Clifton College minibus 

Children should bring appropriate clothing, footwear and wet weather gear - a recommended kit list will be provided 

Bike, helmet and gloves provided.

£48.00

DJ Workshop

Music Producer for the Day (Ages 8-13)

Tuesday 11th April

Work alongside a professional Music Producer from Real Sound Studios, to learn the art pf lyric writing and music production. Come up with themes for songs, write lyrics, play keyboards, produce beats ad take away your very own recorded CD track.

Registration: Number 1 The Avenue BS8 3HE (on corner of The Avenue/Guthrie Road)

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

£48.00

Snap It

Snap It! Digital Photography (Ages 8-13)

Monday 10th April

Explore your creative skills with our professional photographer who will guide everyone through a variety of subjects designed to make the most of your digital camera. Includes a 2 hour supervised trip to Bristol Zoo offering a range of interesting photographic opportunities to help you build a computer generated display of your best shots.

Please note for this course you will need to bring your own digital camera with a blank memory card

This course will register at 0945 to enable the course to start promptly at 1000 

Lunch included 

Earlier & Later care (8:00-10:00 & 16:00-18:00) continues to be included at no extra charge to Holiday Club participants. We must however stress that the very latest time for pickup is 18:00. We cannot guarantee staffing levels beyond this finish time and pick ups after this will incur an additional charge of £20.

 

£50.00

Tennis Academy (Ages 8-13)

Wednesday 12th April

These courses will be led by qualified LTA coaches with many years experience of playing and coaching. Aimed at the beginner right through to the more competent player, group classes will be split and appropriate court size and ball type will be used. Emphasis will be on the techniques involved with groundstrokes, net play and serve. Plenty of tennis development in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.

Registration: Please note that this course will register and take place at Clifton College Sports Ground, Abbots Leigh BS8 3QD. Reduced Early and Late Stay service (0830–1730) available.

This course will register at 09:45 to enable the course to start promptly at 10:00 

Lunch is included

 

£48.00

  

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