Below are some links to family activities, events and workshops you may be interested in over the summer holidays:
Summer Holidays – family activities, events & workshops
The Artz+ Sportz+ Summer Programme funded by Dorset Council provides school holiday arts and sports events for disabled and young people aged 5 to 18 and their families. Please note that their website currently says the events are closed until further notice, but they confirmed on 11th July that the events will still be going ahead and their website needs to be updated. To book your space, tel: 01305 252266
The Family Information Directory has information on summer holiday activities and childcare provision in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
The Family Information Service (FIS) is a free, impartial and confidential service for parents and carers of children and young people (aged 0-19 years or up to 25 years where the child or young person has Special Educational Needs or Disabilities).
Contact – for families with disabled children
Free virtual family workshops on topics such as:
- Money matters
- Encouraging positive behaviour in young children
- Wellbeing for parents of children with additional needs
- Helping your young child sleep
- Support for speech and language issues in young children
Primary Times – Dorset E-Newsletter
Primary Times usually publish a magazine which goes home to pupils detailing all the fun and exciting local events over the summer. However, this summer with things being as they are, they are instead asking parents and carers to sign up to their e-newsletter. The e-newsletters will offer links to virtual things to do and learning for children and will have the latest updated information as and when they receive it. The contributors will all be from the local community. They hope to be back with the magazine from 7th September.
This summer, Raring2go have put together a digital magazine rather than a printed one so they can get lots of useful information out there for parents, help keep everyone healthy both physically and mentally and try to help some of the local businesses too. They are hoping to produce a printed magazine later in the year.
This issue covers topics like:
- Holiday Clubs
- Cycling (and Bikeability courses)
- Keeping the beaches clean
- Places to go, what attractions are doing to keep visitors safe and there are tickets to win to New Forest Wildlife Park.
- Summer Reading Challenge
- And for parents struggling with anxiety about their children returning to school.
More of our latest news
- Accessible Parks – Open Letter to BCP Council 5th November 2020
- Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on CYP with SEND – Survey 5th November 2020
- Happy Half Term! – a message from Julie Jeanes 19th October 2020
- Please do not park on zig zag lines 13th October 2020
- Face Coverings – New Rules from 24th July 15th July 2020
- Linwood School is now on Facebook! 12th June 2020
- Parent Survey for Good Diabetes Care Award Nomination 8th June 2020
- Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Awards 14th May 2020
- BCP Proposals for maintained school organisation changes 7th May 2020
- BCP Council – Telephone Consultation Line for Parents and Carers 22nd April 2020
- Coronavirus letters, home learning & parent support 13th March 2020
- Time to Talk – Q&A session 3rd March 2020
- Behaviour Management Workshop for parents/carers 3rd March 2020
- Woodford Campus opening 16th December 2019
- Counselling support for parents & carers 22nd November 2019
- Wills, Trusts & Deputyship Coffee Morning 15th November 2019
- A Survival Guide for Parents – Evening Sessions 30th September 2019
- BH Coastal Lottery 30th January 2019