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Basingstoke Discovery Centre

 

If you are interested in any of the following workshops, the Discovery Centre recommend that for paid courses/events to purchase a ticket quickly to avoid disappointment.  This can be done by telephoning 01256 478670, in person at the Discovery Centre, or online at https://www.hants.gov.uk/shop/home.php?cat=351.

 

Saturday 30 March: 9.30-11am and 11.30am - 1pm/ £6. For ages 5+ (parent/carer free with a ticketed child). 

Willow Basket Workshop for Families 

Join Judith Needham for a fun 90 minute workshop to create a simple plaited basket for your Easter eggs. 

 

Easter Holidays 8-22 April:

 

Easter Treasure trail 

8- 22 April,  Ages 2-8  £1.50 – pay when you pick up your trail leaflet 

Follow this treasure trail based on Peter Rabbit and some of his friends from the 23-original tales by Beatrix Potters.  

 

Monday 8 April: 1.30pm and 3pm/£3.75. Ages 2-6 

The Egg and the Easter Bunny Interactive Storytelling Workshop 

Mrs ChitChat Chicken has asked the Easter Bunny to look after her egg, but when he falls asleep, the egg hatches and the new chick wanders off! Will the Easter Bunny find the chick before Mrs Chitchat Chicken returns?  

Join Amanda from Merry-go-Round Storytelling for this fun Easter themed story full of music and movement and lots of make-believe! Parents/carers to remain with their child during the session. 

      

Tuesday 9 April: 10.30am - 12 noon/ £1.50 – pay on the day for maracas

Design and Shake your Maraca! 

Come along for this fun drop in session. Decorate a small wooden maraca with a spring or Easter design, then take it home to create musical fun.  Suitable for children age 3+. 

 

Wednesday 10 April, 10.30-11am and 11.15-11.45am/ £3. Ages 4-8

Drama4all  workshops.

These half hour workshops are led by an experienced actor/drama teacher appearing in the role as Peter Pan. Using drama, dance and singing the children will be trained up as ‘Mermaids and Pirates’ and be taken on a thrilling voyage to Neverland where they rescue the treasure from Captain Hook, all whilst meeting some of J M Barrie’s much loved characters along the way. Parents/carers to remain with their child during the session.

 

Friday 12 April: 10.30am – 11am/ Free 

Storytime for Under 5s and their parents/carers. 

Come along for special Easter stories and colouring. 

 

Friday 12 April: 2pm/ £5 

Quirks Animal Roadshow 

1 hour animal handling workshop. Come along to meet some quirky animals from around the world at the Quirks’ Animal Roadshows workshop. You’ll have the opportunity to stroke and hold the animals as well as discovering lots of interesting facts about where they come from, what they eat and what makes them unique. 

For ages 4+ 

 

Saturday 13 April 10am – 12 noon. Free 

Children’s Craft Activity 

Easter Craft and colouring fun. 

 

Monday 15 April: 2pm/ £5 - For ages 7+ 

Animal Drawing Workshop - dynamic endangered animals in charcoal. 

A children’s workshop with local artist and teacher, Russell Bignold. Using charcoal, erasers and chalk to develop a high contrast drawing, you can expect to complete 2 sketches –  an elephant and a tiger’s head and learn a technique to achieve life-like charcoal sketches that you can apply to your own sketches.  

  

All materials provided.

 

Tuesday 16 April: 10am – 12 noon/Free 

Spring Crafts 

Spring themed craft session, creating beautiful flowers from a variety of paper/card materials. A drop-in session for children of all ages. 

 

Community Safety

Home School Agreement

Positive Parenting Courses

 

Time Out for Parents: THE PRIMARY YEARS – course flyer attached with full information

A 6-session course for parents of 4-11 year olds on Thursday evenings starting on 6th June

BASINGSTOKE (Central)St Mary’s Eastrop, Goat Lane, RG21 7PZ

June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; July 4th, 11th – 7.30-9.30pm

The cost of the course is £10 which includes a parent’s handbook.

Book by email to philiphiorns@doctors.org.uk including a contact phone number.

Course facilitators: Philip & Elizabeth Hiorns and Cathy Hawkins.  Enquiries: 01256 464249.

Time Out for Parents: THE PRIMARY YEARS

A 6-session course for parents of 4-11 year olds on Thursday evenings starting on 6th June

ARBORFIELD GREEN Community Centre, Sheerlands Road, RG2 9ND

June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; July 4th, 11th – 7.45-9.45pm (refreshments from 7.30pm)

To help cover costs participants are invited to make a voluntary contribution of £30/parent or £50/couple.

Book online at www.heartofoakcoaching.co.uk/parenting-courses or by email to alisonj.green@outlook.com

Course Facilitator: Alison Green – email alisonj.green@outlook.com or phone 07742 045686.

Time Out for Parents: THE TEENAGE YEARScourse flyer attached with full information (poster available on request)

A 7-session course on Monday evenings starting 13th May for parents of 11-16 year olds

HARTLEY WINTNEY – St John’s Church Centre, Fleet Road, RG27 8ED

May 13th, 20th, June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, July 1st7.45-9.45pm (refreshments from 7.30pm)

Book online at www.stjohnshw.org.uk/coursesandevents or by email to ken.shorey@parenting.org.uk including a contact phone number.

There is no charge for attending but donations are invited to help cover costs and £25 is suggested which includes the course handbook (otherwise £7.50).

Course facilitators: Ken & June Shorey – email ken.shorey@parenting.org.uk or phone 01252 843803.

Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD

A 4-session course on Tuesday mornings starting 30th April for parents of children who may be on the autistic spectrum

FLEET (Elvetham Heath) – Church on the Heath, The Key, GU51 1HA

April 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st – 9.45-11.45am (refreshments from 9.30am)

Book online at www.churchontheheath.org.uk or by email to diana.parenting@gmail.com including a contact phone number.

There is no charge for attending but donations are invited to help cover costs and £20 is suggested which includes the course handbook (otherwise £7.50).

Course facilitator: Diana Wood – email diana.parenting@gmail.com or phone 07782 186229.

Time Out for Parents: DADScourse flyer attached with full information (poster available on request)

A 5-session course on Wednesday evenings starting 8th May for fathers of younger children and teenagers

HARTLEY WINTNEY – St John’s Church Centre, Fleet Road, RG27 8ED

May 8th, 15th, 22nd May; 5th, 12th June – 7.45-9.45pm (refreshments from 7.30pm)

Book online at www.stjohnshw.org.uk/coursesandevents or by email to parenting@stjohnshw.org.uk including a contact phone number.

There is no charge for attending but donations are invited to help cover costs and £25 is suggested which includes the course handbook (otherwise £7.50).

Course facilitators: David Lello & Vince Smith – email david.lello@burningtree.co.uk or phone 07503 935180.

Time Out for Parents: HANDLING ANGER IN THE FAMILY

A 4-session course on Thursday evenings starting 2nd May

ARBORFIELD GREEN Community Centre, Sheerlands Road, RG2 9ND

May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd – 7.45-9.45pm (refreshments from 7.30pm)

There’s no charge for attending but donations are invited to help cover costs and £20 is suggested which includes the course handbook (£35 for couples willing to share a handbook).

Book online at www.heartofoakcoaching.co.uk/parenting-courses or by email to alisonj.green@outlook.com

Course Facilitator: Alison Green – email alisonj.green@outlook.com or phone 07742 045686.

 

Information about all the courses is available on the Care for the Family website at www.cff.org.uk/courses/parenting-courses-time-out.

Stikins Name Labels

 

Please use the website link below to order your Stikins Name Labels and, at the same time, earn the PTA 30% commission to add to their fundraising pot.

 

Our school number 11098 must be quoted when you order.

 

https://www.stikins.co.uk/?NAME-LABELS=11098

 

Sample labels can be viewed in the School Office.

Travelling to School

 

We aim to educate all our children about 'Road Safety' and ask for your support in maintaining good road safety practice as an example to your child.

 

Walking/Cycling to School                      

 

We have a cycle shed and scooter pods for the children to use.         

     

As a parent or carer, you can help reduce the risks your child faces on our roads by teaching them how to be safe as pedestrians and as cyclists.  Visit the THINK! website to read about the campaigns that relate to making children safe on our roads.  You will also receive vital advice and tips on how to protect your children by teaching them basic road safety skills.

 

 

Driving to School

 

  • Parents are not able to drive into the school car park at any time.
  • Vehicles must not be parked in any of the turning circles.
  • Drivers are expected to adhere to the parking restrictions in Upper Chestnut Drive and on Kings Furlong Drive.
  • There is one disabled parking space in the Staff Car Park that is available to use, following prior permission from the Headteacher.

 

The following schemes and public transport services are available to support travelling to and from school:

 

  • FREE to use.
  • Find drivers and passengers on-line instantly.                                         
  • Find information on travel and public transport.                    
  • Reduce the congestion and pollution on our roads.
  • For assistance with registering call 08700 111199 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00)

 

Bus Routes to School

 

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