Activities

Autumn Term Activity Guide 2023

05/09/2023

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

Fresh off the back of amazing summer camps, All Star Tennis Junior Clubs get underway from September 4th across 6 lovely locations in Wandsworth. They offer weekly classes from toddlers to teens, which incorporate the fun elements from the camps into lessons that aim to develop and progress your game. Clubs are suitable for all levels, with groupings depending on age and ability.

Age: 3 to teens

Date: September 4th – October 20th for afterschool clubs, September 9th – December 9th for Saturday Clubs

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

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

 

Angel Swim London

Angel Swim run private swim lessons for babies and children with small classes of 4:1 and 2:1 in warm, private swimming pools 30 – 32 degrees with incredible, experienced instructors.

Locations:

  • Chelsea – Park Walk Primary School SW10 0AY
  • Balham – Alderbrook Primary School SW12 8PP
  • Battersea – Latchmere Leisure Centre SW11 5AD

Website: https://www.angelswim.london/

 

Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K Clapham and Wandsworth provide weekly art classes for children ages 6-16 and adults, running throughout the Autumn term, which begins on the 4th of September 2022. They explore materials such as clay, water colour paints, acrylic paints, oil pastels, soft pastels and sketching pencils through a mixture of 2D and 3D projects

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

Age: 6-18 years

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

 

Gluegang

Gluegang, your destination for weekly art classes, exclusively for 4-6 year olds in SW London, starting on the 20th September!

Age: 4-6 year olds

Date and Time: Wednesdays  at 4:15pm

Location: Omnibus Theatre 1 Clapham Common Northside London SW4 0QW

Website: www.gluegang.co.uk

 

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 iat Clapham methodist Church, Battersea My gym and Fresh Ground Church.

Age: 0 to 4 years old

Website: https://bookeo.com/hartbeepswestandswlondon

 

Jigsaw Arts

Jigsaw Arts has been providing fun, confidence building performing arts classes for children for over 25 years, and this Autumn their sessions are starting in Battersea.

Age: 3-18 years

Date and Time: Saturday mornings:

    • 3 – 4 years : 9.30am – 11.00am
    • 5 – 6 years : 11:30am – 1.00pm
    • 7 – 18 years : 10.00am – 1.00pm

Location: Harris Academy Battersea

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

 

Julian Cousins Sports – Read 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:

  • JuniorsTennis 4-7 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 4 pm
  • Juniors 7-12 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 5 pm
  • Teenage Tennis 12 years+  Monday 6 pm

Location: Clapham Common Tennis Courts

Website: https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/JulianCousinsCoaching/Coaching/Junior

 

Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Our 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+ & 13yrs+, 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

Saturday Football for kids age 2-12

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 2 12 and are split into age appropriate groups.

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

Dates and Times: 02 September – 16 December (15 weeks) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Cost: £157.50 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: Dog Free Zone, Clapham Common West Side next to the tennis courts, top of Thurleigh Road, SW4 9AN

Dates and Times: Monday 18th September – 27th November (10 weeks) from 04:00 pm

Cost:  £110 for the term

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

Goalkeeping Sessions for children age 8+
45 minute sessions run by former professional goalkeeper, Mel Capleton.  In these sessions the children will be working on speed, agility, quickness, ball handling, quick feet, positioning and how we put those together in a game situation.

Location: Wandsworth Common, off Bolingbroke Grove, top of Honeywell Road  https://w3w.co/hunter.circle.agrees

Dates and Times: Thursday 14th September – 7th December from 05:30 pm

Cost:  £156 for the term

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

 

Playball

Playball classes are a fun and exciting way to introduce your child to the world of sports. Their age-appropriate programs ensure a competent foundation in all the popular sports played at school, with a “multi-activity” approach that keeps kids engaged and excited! Join the fun this summer and watch your little ones develop their sports skills in a constructive and enjoyable way.

Age: 18 months to 8 years

Website: www.PlayballLondon.com

 

PSSA London

PSSA (Pop School & Stage Academy) provides exciting performing arts training for stage and screen. Children rotate around Dancing, Singing and Acting classes with passionate performers who know how to bring the best out of every child. This term every child will record vocals and star in a Pop Video, enjoy the annual Halloween Workshop week and perform in a Christmas Showcase. PSSA also have an affiliated talent agency for children within to pursue professional work.

PSSA is now Ofsted registered and accepting Tax Free Childcare Vouchers.

Age: children aged 6-16 years

Location: With 6 locations across London you can find your closest PSSA classes Wandsworth and Tooting.

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays: Little Stage Academy (4-6 yrs)  09:00 am – 10:30 am  &   10:00 am – 11:30 am, LAMDA (7-16 yrs) 9:30 am – 10:00am,   and Pop School & Stage Academy (6-16 yrs) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

 

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 and the Preschool classes are just as much fun but also 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 10.15 am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
  • Advanced Phonics (4 and 5 years): Fridays at 4pm in Northcote Library, SW11 6HW

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

 

Sparks Arts

Sparks youth film school offers engaging filmmaking, animation and photography classes for ages 7-18. They love to develop creative talents, both on and off camera.

Location: Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College, 10 Malwood Rd, London, SW12 8EN

Age: 7 to 18 years

Website: https://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. New term starts 22nd, 23rd & 27th September, 2 week trials available – OFSTED registered

Age: 4- 18 year olds

Locations: Wednesdays at: Hotham Primary School, SW15 1PN; Fridays & Saturdays at: Brandlehow School, SW15 2ED

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

 

⭐ The Little Gym Wandsworth and Fulham – Read Clapham Mums Article

Their age-appropriate children’s activities are Serious Fun! The Little Gym use movement, music, learning and laughter to nurture ongoing skill development and boost self-esteem. Your child progresses at their own pace, having fun and building confidence as they develop new skills. Explore the range of classes they offer at The Little Gym of Wandsworth & Fulham

Location: Unit 8, Compass House, Riverside West, Smugglers Way, London SW18 1DB

Date: Term begins September 5

Age: Grouped in to age groups:

  • Parent & Child: 4-36 months
  • Pre-school: 3 to 5 years
  • Primary school: 6 to 12 years

Website: https://wandsworthfulham.thelittlegym.co.uk/

⭐The Little Gym Wandsworth and Fulham is offering £40 off to all Clapham Mums subscribers who would like to join their programme.

 

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