Summer holiday activities are go! Latest information for 5-12 year olds is now available

8th July 2020, 1:51pm | By Marc Read |

Summer holiday activities are go! Latest information for 5-12 year olds is now available

Parents looking for summer activities for their 5 – 12 year olds can now find a wealth of opportunities all in one handy brochure – http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/downloads/23245.

Wiltshire Council has asked local providers to send details of activities including charges, venues and dates to help parents plot how to keep children busy over the summer holidays.

The activities are aimed at 5 – 12 year olds and are particularly to help those families with vulnerable children and children of key workers who need support over the summer. 

The document is online and people are encouraged to check in regularly as the information will be constantly updated as new providers finalise details of their activities. 

Wiltshire Council has also asked all providers to ensure they have the necessary protocols and checks in place including procedures that enable them to adhere to the latest government guidance on social distancing. Parents are reminded to always thoroughly research any childcare provision themselves before booking places for their children.

Cllr Laura Mayes, Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Skills said: “We know there are many families who will be looking for summer holiday activities for their children. This booklet is not an exhaustive list but it does provide a range of opportunities from across Wiltshire which we hope people will find useful.

 Our schools have worked tirelessly staying open for children and young people throughout the holidays. During the summer holidays we hope they will have time to relax and be renewed for the autumn term. Meanwhile we’re grateful for all those who have come forward with activities and we hope families will find this extremely useful.” 

Organisations who wish to be part of the booklet will need to contact karen.linaker@wiltshire.gov.uk who will ask for a specific list of documents and information before it is uploaded.

You can find the school holiday activities booklet at http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/downloads/23245.

Comments and Discussion

Comments are closed.

Make a Post

You must be logged in to add a post.
Mentoring Volunteer

Mentoring Volunteer

The Youth Adventure Trust is a registered youth develo...
Wiltshire Council Get Active Holiday sport programme keeps kids active this summer

Wiltshire Council Get A...

With the summer holidays only a few weeks away, Wiltsh...

RRogersCEM

If you are or know of any local business that has not ...
First steps for new groups

First steps for new groups

When you are thinking about setting up a new group, it...
Urgently Recruiting Link Volunteer Drivers

Urgently Recruiting Lin...

Link Schemes are voluntary groups which offer transpor...

RRogersCEM

Well done Wood borough for securing 25 year extension ...
Natwest Community Banking

Natwest Community Banking

My role as a Community Banker is primarily based in th...
Vale of Pewsey Historic Map Information Boards

Vale of Pewsey Historic...

This project was the brainchild of Sylvie Clayden, a P...
Service Delivery Volunteer

Service Delivery Volunteer

Have you got what it takes to help ensure victims and ...
Take the Tour Challenge for Alzheimer’s Support

Take the Tour Challenge...

85-year-old Tony Wills, who lives with dementia in Wil...
Accommodation Support

Accommodation Support

The Early Help Young People's Accommodation Officer wo...

RRogersCEM

The Tidworth community area Covid support group met to...

RRogersCEM

The great collection of high quality walks is growing ...
Wiltshire Council Get Active Holiday sport programme keeps kids active this summer

Wiltshire Council Get A...

With the summer holidays only a few weeks away, Wiltsh...
Repair cafe

Repair cafe

"The UK generates 26m tonnes of waste every single yea...
Mind Reset, in Malmesbury and Chippenham

Mind Reset, in Malmesbu...

“In all the Community Areas in Wiltshire Young Peopl...
Volunteer with Alzheimer’s Society

Volunteer with Alzheime...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volun...

RRogersCEM

We all owe an enormous gratitude to those people in ou...
Managing your money

Managing your money

Information and tips to help your whole committee take...
Motiv8

Motiv8

Motiv8 exists to improve the life chances of young peo...
Opening a bank account

Opening a bank account

Running any group costs money and it’s a good idea t...
People’s Postcode Trust’s Community Project Small Grants – Round 2

People’s Postcode...

Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-prof...
Important news for all budding community reporters

Important news for all ...

You may have noticed that we have changed the look and...
Setting the aims of your group

Setting the aims of you...

It’s a good idea to  work out the aims of your gro...
Change your life and someone else’s

Change your life and so...

Alzheimer's Society's Side by Side service is a volunt...