Activities

Summer Term 2022 Guide

25/04/2022

We have created a list of classes that are for babies, toddlers, and older children. We have everything from sports to art and craft, coding to dance, and everything in between! Please check the website for exact dates.


All Star Tennis

Smash Summer on court! Join All Star Tennis and learn the fundamentals of tennis and develop your technique and style in a fun environment. Beginners to experienced players are welcome with their professional team tailoring each session to your needs.

Age: 3 to teens

Dates: Week of 19th April – 21st July after school clubs from Monday – Thursday and Saturday Clubs

Locations: King George’s Park, Wandsworth Park, Wandsworth Common Leaders Gardens, Furzedown Rec and Tooting Common

Website: www.allstartennis.co.uk/junior-clubs/

 

Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K is a creative hub for children from the ages 6-18 which provides children with a rounded art education in drawing, painting and 3D modelling. Our Art class environment is encouraging, inclusive and non-competitive.

Locations: Clapham 40 North St, Clapham Common, SW4 0HD, Wandsworth 93 East Hill, London SW18 2QD

Dates and Times:

Clapham Branch 

  • Monday         4.15pm-5.30pm,  6.30pm-7.45pm
  • Tuesday          4.30pm-5.45pm
  • Wednesday   4.15pm-5.30pm
  • Thursday        5.20pm-6.35pm
  • Friday              4.15pm-5.30pm
  • Saturday        9.00am-10.30am, 11.15am-12.45pm, 2.00pm-3.30pm
  • Sunday           9.00am-10.30am, 11.15am-12.45pm,  2.00pm-3.30pm

Wandsworth Branch 

  • Tuesday          4.35pm-5.50pm
  • GCSE class    6.30pm-7.45pm
  • Wednesday   4.00pm-5.15pm
  • Thursday        4.35pm-5.50pm
  • Friday               4.35pm-5.50pm
  • Saturday         9.00am-10.35am, 11.00am-12.20pm, 2.00pm-3.30pm

Age: 6-18 years

Website: https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-clapham/https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-wandsworth/

 

⭐Baby College South West London – Read Clapham Mums article

Baby College is unique, fun and sociable weekly development classes for parents/carers and little ones. Aligned with EYFS, these classes have been developed in Oxford by experts in Early Years Learning. Science-based and evidence-backed, they cater to 3 age groups from birth all the way to pre-school.

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Tuesdays at Fresh Ground 68 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ. Times: 9:30am Infants (0-9m), 10:30am Toddlers (9-18m), 11:30am Juniors (18m-3y)
  • Thursdays at St Mary’s Church, Putney High Street, London SW15 1SN. Times: 9:30am Infants (0-9m), 10:30am Toddlers (9-18m), 11:30am Juniors (18m-3y)
  • Fridays at St John the Divine, Garratt Ln, London SW18 4EH. Times: 9:15am Infants (0-9m), 10:15am Toddlers Plus (9m – 3y)

Website: https://www.babycollege.co.uk/battersea-to-richmond

⭐Baby College is offering 10% discount on term bookings, email priya@babycollege.co.uk to avail the discount.

 

Baby Sensory –  Read Clapham Mums article

Baby sensory is a multi-award winning class specifically designed for babies from birth to 13 months. The classes assist with early learning and development through a variety of activities including: signing, massage, light shows, brain games, messy play, songs and puppet shows.

Age: For babies from birth to 13 months

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Monday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45am – 10.35am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.50am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.05pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.20pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Tuesday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45am – 10.35am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.50am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.05pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.20pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Wednesday @ Effra Space, Brixton: 10.00am – 10.45am (birth to 13 months), 11.15am – 12.00pm (Birth to 13 months), 12.45pm – 1.30pm (Birth to 13 months)
  • Thursday @ Clapham Methodist Church: 9.45am – 10.35am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.50am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.05pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.20pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Friday @ MyGym Battersea – 10.00am – 10.45am (birth to 13 months), 11.15am – 12.00pm (birth to 13 months)

Website: https://www.babysensory.com/clapham/

 

⭐Butterfly Kids Yoga ClubRead Clapham Mums article

Butterfly Kids Yoga Club’s aim is to empower children through yoga and mindfulness. Children’s yoga combines movements and breath work. It hugely benefits the mind, the body and child development. It’s shared with children through story telling, songs and props. Every week the kids go to a different adventure so that we can learn to look after our body and mind while having fun!

Age: 3 to 11 years

Location:  St John the Divine, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield and St Paul’s Community Centre in Southfields.

Dates and Times: 

  • FRIDAYS:
    – 4pm 3-5 yrs old
    – 4.40pm 6-11 yrs old
  • SATURDAYS:
    – 10am 3-5 yrs old
    – 10.40pm 6-11 yrs old

Website: https://www.butterflykidsyogaclub.com/

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 10% off first term using the code DWW471

 

Hartbeeps

Multi award winning immersive, sensory music classes for the little folk and their grown ups! Filled with original music, sensory lighting and textures, massage, dress up and role play. Classes for Newborn-4 years old in Clapham, Wandsworth, Earlsfield, Battersea and others. Hartbeeps is inspired by curiosity, backed by research and sprinkled with magic since 2003.

Age: 0 to 4 years old

Website: http://www.hartbeeps.com/west-south-west-london

 

⭐Jigsaw ArtsRead Clapham Mums article

Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools offer drama, singing and dance classes for children aged 3-18 at Chestnut Grove Academy. Their classes are an excellent way to build confidence and social skills whilst engaging in exciting, fun and inspiring sessions.

Age: For children 3 – 18 years

Location: Chestnut Grove Academy, Balham, SW12 8JZ

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays

  • 3-4 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am – 1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 5- 6 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am -1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 7-18 years: 10 am – 1.00 pm  (£60 two-week trial)

Website: https://www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/performing-arts-school/balham

⭐ FREE welcome bag and t-shirt to all Clapham Mums.

 

Julian Cousins SportsRead Clapham Mums article

Julian Cousins offers a comprehensive range of tennis coaching for all ages and abilities at his base in Clapham Common.

Age, Dates and Times:

  • Mini Red 4-7yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday 4pm
  • Mini Orange/touch tennis 8-12yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday 5pm
  • Teenage Tennis 12yrs-16yrs  Monday 6pm

Location: Clapham Common Tennis Courts

Website: https://www.juliancousinssports.com/

 

Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Their mission is to teach and inspire children and adults of all levels of experience, in a fun and friendly environment. They offer in person and online art classes with sessions aimed at 6yrs+, 9yrs+ & 10yrs+, in addition to 1:1 tuition, birthday parties and printmaking.

Age: 6 years+

Location: Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL

Website: www.lavenderleonardos.art

 

⭐Little Giants Volleyball Read Clapham Mums article

The Little Giants Volleyball club has established juniors’ sessions seven days a week for two age groups: 7 to 12 years old and 12 to 18 years old.

Age: 7-18 years

Location: Clapham Leisure Centre, Caius House Youth Centre, Crystal Palace NSC, Brixton Recreation Centre

Website: https://www.claphammums.com/2021/little-giants-volleyball

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 20% off, email littlegiantsvolleyballclub@gmail.com

 

Open Air Fit

Mini Fit for Toddlers age 12 months+

Kids love the outdoors and these fun sports-based sessions are for all toddlers walking age upwards (12 months+) and not only provide huge social interaction but help develop balance, mobility and motor skills.  Also a great way for mums/carers/nannies to meet new people too.

Age: toddlers walking age upwards (12 months+)

Location: Dog Free Zone, opposite the Skylark Cafe on Wandsworth Common

Dates and Times: 19 April – 5 July (Tuesday’s) / 20 April – 6 July (Wednesday’s). Tuesdays at 10:15-11:00 & Wednesdays at 1400-1445

Cost: £110 for 12 weeks / individual sessions can be purchased

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

Saturday Football for kids age 3-12

Led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton, high level football coaching expertise is used to develop the skill and technique of each child, aimed at working on mobility, fitness, technical ability, strategy and social skills.  Every week, children play small-sided games so they all have the opportunity to get plenty of touches of the ball as well as helping them to become more comfortable and improve their skills – vital to a child’s development and growing confidence. For children age 3-12 and are split into age appropriate groups.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: 23 April  – 16 July (12 weeks) from 10:30-11:30

Cost: £120 for the term (plus 10% sibling discount) or you can book individual tickets weekly @£12.00 per session.

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

After School Football with Open Air Fit

After school football for children in Reception through to Year Four led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton. The session will involve learning new skills, practising drills and finishing with a game.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: Monday 25th April  – Monday 4th July (Excl. Bank Holiday 1/5 & Half-term 30/5) – 9 weeks from1600

Cost:  £99 for the term.

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

 

⭐PSSA London Read Clapham Mums article

Pop School & Stage Academy  prides itself in offering first class performing arts training for stage and screen in a supportive and fun environment.

Age: children aged 6-16 years

Location: St Anne’s School, St Ann’s Hill, SW18 2RU

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays: Little Stage Academy (4-6 yrs)  10:00 am – 11:30 am  &   11:30 am – 1 pm   and Pop School & Stage Academy (6-16 yrs) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Website: https://pssa.co.uk/pssa-book-a-course/

⭐free trial and uniform t-shirt upon enrolment with discount code WCD768 when booking trial

 

⭐ Rugbytots Read Clapham Mums article

Join  Rugbytots and make your child’s development more fun. Their sessions for take children on a journey of sporting imagination whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team

Age: 2 to 7 year olds

Dates and Times: Saturday mornings 10am – 10.30am – 2-3.5 years, 10.35am – 11.20– 5-7 year olds

Locations: Fresh Ground Church of the Nazarene, 68 Battersea Rise, Clapham Junction SW11 1EQ

Website: www.rugbytots.co.uk or contact josh@rugbytots.co.uk for more information

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 10% off first term, email josh@rugbytots.co.uk to get your code

 

Robot Reg

Classes are fun and active with lots of music, singing and activities based on a letter sound a week with a good dose of silliness and bubbles. Minis classes are jam packed fun focusing on speech and language development, Preschool classes are just as much fun and have the advantage of giving your little one a boost when they start school!

Dates, Times, Age and Location: 

  • Mini Phonics with Robot Reg (for 1 and 2 year olds):
    • Wednesdays at 10am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
    • Fridays at 10.30am in All Saints’ Church Hall (SW19 1BT)
  • Preschool Phonics with Robot Reg (3 and 4 year olds):
    • Wednesdays at 11am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
    • Fridays at 11.30am in All Saints’ Church Hall (SW19 1BT)
    • Saturdays at 10am online over Zoom

Website: https://robotreg.co.uk/pages/battersea-and-clapham Email:- lara@robotreg.co.uk Mobile:- 07954 622 371

 

Spark Arts

💡Lights, 🎥Camera, 🎬Action! Sparks Movie Making classes, learn all about directing, acting, scriptwriting, editing, camera operating and create your own movie!

Location: La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School, 1-4 Atkins Rd, Clapham Park, London SW12 0AB

Age: 7 to 18 years

Date and Time: Saturdays 23rd April – 9th July at 11am – 1pm 7-14 year olds, 2pm-4m 14-18 year olds

Website: http://www.sparksarts.co.uk/

 

Stagecoach Putney

Stagecoach Putney- confidence building through performing arts training. Friday & Saturday classes in singing, dance and drama for 4- 18 year olds.

Age: 4- 18 year olds

Location: Brandlehow School, SW15 2ED

Website: www.stagecoach.co.uk/putney Email: putney@stagecoach.co.uk Tel: 020 80999861

 

Try Time Kids Rugby – Read Clapham Mums article

Try Time Kids Rugby are passionate about getting children running around outside whatever the weather, being active, having loads of fun and learning valuable, lifelong skills. Book a trial and come try them out.

Location: Battersea Park (near the Albert car park just outside the café), Clapham Common (next to bandstand and cafe), Wandsworth Common (near the playground and café), Streatham Common on Saturdays and Tooting Common on Sundays

Date: Saturday and Sunday mornings from April 3rd to July 25th

Age: For children between 2 to 7 years

Website: https://www.trytimekidsrugby.com/

 

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