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Party planning made easy at Jump In Enfield

17th February 2020

Planning the perfect birthday party for your child can be daunting.  As parents, all we want to do is put a smile on their faces, make our child feel special and chalk the day off as a success. So much better then if we can achieve all of that without having the responsibility of making it all...

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Rock into the Performing Arts this Easter

13th February 2020

Use your school tie as a headband, graffiti those old white shirts, ruffle your hair, get a rock star attitude and for one week only become a ROCK LEGEND!  Children are being given the amazing opportunity to join one of London’s leading independent stage schools this Easter. During a 4-day...

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Calling all fans of superheroes, sci-fi, and monsters...

11th February 2020

Join comedian / cartoonist Mike Capozzola for a live multimedia ‘nerd comedy’ show about superheroes, sci-fi, and monsters. Sunday 16th February, 3pm Dugdale Theatre, 39 London Road, Enfield EN2 6DS ‘Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters’ is part stand up comedy/part slide show made...

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Happy 20th Birthday Perform!

11th February 2020

We chatted to founder, Lucy Quick. Working with children as a musical theatre actress inspired me to create a drama school that wasn’t about talent or auditions but instead had child development at its heart. From our very first class in Primrose Hill in 2000, we’ve used performing arts...

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North Bridge House Launches Sixth Campus

7th February 2020

  80 years since it was first established as one campus in St John’s Wood, the highly successful North Bridge House School is now launching a sixth campus, which will extend its unique, specialist offering to families in West Hampstead, as well as those it currently caters for in Hampstead,...

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Half Term at artsdepot

6th February 2020

This Half Term at artsdepot, favourite characters from much-loved books come to life on stage.  Take a trip to Happyland and meet Mr Bump, Little Miss Inventor and their friends in Mr Men & Little Miss On Stage, a fun-filled, colourful show guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Running...

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Barracudas Activity Day Camps offers fun activity weeks and days for children during the holidays

5th February 2020

Barracudas has been entertaining kids between the ages of 4½ to 14 years for over 26 years. Barracudas is a leader in the field, offering an amazing experience for children in fantastic settings. With a choice of varied activities for every session, including archery, fencing, arts & crafts,...

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On the Ball Sports Camps are back

3rd February 2020

On the Ball Sports Camps return this February Half Term for another fun filled, action packed week of sports and activities. Open to children aged between 5 to 12 years old, On the Ball provide a winning blend of enjoyment and learning, in a safe and secure environment. Running from 8am to 6pm, each...

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Stage Academy is now recruiting new students

30th January 2020

Stage Academy is an innovative part-time performing arts school for 4 to 18 year olds in Highgate and surrounding areas. As well as nurturing incredible performers, Stage Academy’s ethos is to inspire its students with the self-confidence, teamwork, ambition and responsibility they need to achieve...

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Try a FREE drama class at Perform in North London

27th January 2020

Happy 20th Birthday Perform! We chatted to founder, Lucy Quick. Working with children as a musical theatre actress inspired me to create a drama school that wasn’t about talent or auditions but instead had child development at its heart. From our very first class in Primrose Hill in 2000, we've...

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Blue Coat Home Tutor

20th January 2020

Blue Coat Home Tutor prides itself in providing the perfect environment for learning. They are a home based tuition provider. Their focus is to deliver expert one to one tuition in Maths and English for primary aged children. Your child will be taught by a verified tutor...

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Good news for the Performing Arts

17th January 2020

Andreas Schleicher, who is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading educational thinkers, said: “I would say, in the fourth industrial revolution, arts may become more important than maths.” He told a House of Commons inquiry that he believed young...

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inTuition Clubs

13th January 2020

inTuition Clubs provide personalised tuition in Maths and English for small groups of primary aged children. They also off er tuition programmes from Year 3 to Year 5 to help children prepare for the 11+. Their affordable and modern tuition sessions are delivered by their...

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Leading Stage School launches Well-Being Project

9th January 2020

Actress and social entrepreneur, Anna Fiorentini, set up her theatre school almost 20 years ago to provide high quality performing arts training for young people who wish to increase in confidence and self-esteem as well as have access to opportunities in the industry....

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A confident start with Jigsaw Performing Arts

7th January 2020

Jigsaw Performing Arts are currently taking bookings for the Spring term! Their popular dance, singing and drama weekend classes for 3-18-year olds are designed to develop children’s confidence, self-expression, focus and social skills, while they have fun and make...

The Postal Museum – an award-winning learning experience for your school

6th January 2020

Discover how postal communication changed the way we live and shaped the modern world.  Schools programmes Action-packed sessions led by engaging facilitators explore communication stories and support learning across the curriculum with a focus on science, history...

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Is your child anxious about moving to secondary school?

3rd January 2020

This transition affects all children in all primary schools but still we are not fully prepared to offer enough support, guidance or necessary tools to help them move safely, smoothly and confidently. Unfortunately, by the time your child has moved, it is often too late because...

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Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

3rd December 2019

It’s the start of the Christmas term and all the Christmas razzmatazz will be on us before we know it. Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day is back on the 13th December. So mark the date in your school diary, sign up for your free fundraising pack and...

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Five Little Christmas Monkeys at The Park Theatre

2nd December 2019

Five Little Christmas Monkeys will be at The Park Theatre from 16 - 21 December. It is packed with bold, engaging puppets, and music from dub reggae and funky rapping to classical ballet. From the creative team that adapted and directed Little Angel Theatre’s...

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London’s favourite Christmas show is back!

1st December 2019

The enchanting festive favourite, The Snowman, returns for a magical 22nd year. Based upon the book by Raymond Briggs and produced by John Coates, this charming stage adaptation is guaranteed to transport you to a world of wintery adventure. With music and lyrics by Howard Blake,...

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Experience the Magic of Christmas Wonderland!

30th November 2019

This festive season, pay a visit to the highly anticipated Christmas Wonderland at Springtime Nurseries in Crews Hill. For over 15 years, thousands of children and their families have experienced the magic that Christmas Wonderland has to offer. Doors open on 8th November and...

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Christmas at Epping Ongar Railway

29th November 2019

Get your family well and truly into the festive spirit with a trip to see Santa on his special train. Along with his elves, musicians and magicians and lots of other things to do, you’ll be part of a big friendly Christmas Party on a train. The ‘Santa Special...

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Resilience should be gained in every lesson

29th November 2019

North Bridge House explains Student wellbeing is becoming increasingly vital to schools’ educational philosophies, and with awareness of mental health and its threats continuing to rise, parents and educators are ever more concerned with the emotional support available...

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Cinderella – The Rockin’ Panto

28th November 2019

Get ready for a chart-topping pantomime party for every generation of your family to enjoy together as artsdepot presents Cinderella – The Rockin’ Panto. Cinderella - The Rockin’ Panto has all the best bits of a traditional pantomime – goodies...

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A pixie, a pudding and a penguin at Little Angel Theatre this Christmas

26th November 2019

Little Angel Theatre are bringing two magical productions to life this festive season. For 2-5 year olds’, Emma Dodd’s adorable picture book Me… is adapted for the stage. A tiny baby penguin is just finding her feet. The shimmering stars and glistening...

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Snow White at Chickenshed - it’s the most swinging Christmas show around!

25th November 2019

Roll up, roll up for a magical new musical version of a familiar tale – a mammoth production guaranteed to fill the festive period with heartwarming cheer. Set in a colourful 1960s world where traditional roles are changing fast, what better place for a modern Snow...

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JRC Global Buff et gets festive

24th November 2019

Love food? Then you’ll love JRC. At this time of year, JRC’s international dining experience really comes into its own. With colder days and longer nights, catching up with friends and family over a delicious meal is a must. JRC’s chefs cook hundreds of dishes from...

Multi-cultural Christmas at Edmonton Green Shopping Centre

23rd November 2019

Got that festive feeling and can’t decide where to go? Edmonton Green Shopping Centre has you covered from all bases this year from their lights switch on to fun filled Saturdays celebrating Christmas across the continents. The shopping centre is kicking off Christmas...

Head to Brent Cross this Christmas for Santa, sparkle and free parking!

22nd November 2019

Get into the Christmas spirit with a sprinkle of magic; visit the bearded man himself. For just £2 entry kids will get to visit our magical grotto and receive a gift, too. Special SEN hours are also available and if you download the Brent Cross PLUS app you can get £2...

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All aboard the Halloween Express

16th October 2019

Join in the frighteningly fun Halloween spooktacular at the Audley End Miniature Railway! You and your little devils will journey deep into the woods of the Audley End Miniature Railway to visit the coven of witches together with their pumpkin friends. The wicked witches and playful pumpkins will...

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Half term just got scary at Brent Cross!

15th October 2019

Children are invited to join Brent Cross Kids Club in the Day of the Dead Fiesta. On Saturday 26th October, enter into a world of colour and flowers as we transform the centre into a wonderful playground for Halloween. Kids can decorate beautiful Dia De Los Muertos...

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Halloween Fun with the Epping Ongar Railway

15th October 2019

Epping Ongar Railway will be running it’s ‘Ghost Train’ for four zany days in October from ‘North Weird’ Station, where this former part of the Underground is taken over by ghouls and zombies. The owls from the Epping Forest Hawk and Owl Sanctuary...

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Keep your children occupied with the brand new GetOutside app from Ordnance Survey

14th October 2019

Keep your children happily occupied this half term with the brand new GetOutside app from Ordnance Survey. Your key to making half term fun for all the family! Packed full of inspiration for family activities outdoors, events to attend and things to do near you. From accessible routes to child-friendly...

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London Academy of Gymnastics and Dance celebrates 10 year anniversary

14th October 2019

In 2009,  Jessica, the mother of two young boys, was approached by her former Ballet teacher to take over her adult Ballet classes in North London. As a former Royal Ballet School trained teacher and qualified Gymnastics coach, Jessica agreed. The classes were...

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Sing! Dance! Act!

11th October 2019

Primary Times explores how the performing arts benefits our children, and how parents can get involved at home The performing arts are a fantastic way to help children to develop their creative skills. There are no wrong answers, and everyone is actively encouraged to explore new and alternatives...

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Five tips for a frighteningly fun Halloween... without breaking the bank!

11th October 2019

Five Tips for a frighteningly fun Halloween… without breaking the bank! Whether it’s trick or treating, carving pumpkins, apple bobbing or lighting a bonfire, Halloween season can quickly become an expensive time of year for families. Following America’s lead, Halloween in the UK...

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Anti-bullying week with Andy Day

11th October 2019

Primary Times teams up with Andy Day to support Anti-Bullying Week which is celebrated in over three quarters of schools across the country, 11th - 15th November.  Andy Day is set to hit our screens in March 2020 with his new CBBC show Andy and the Band, but the children’s TV star is also...

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