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School’s Out Get Active

We understand it can be hard for parents to find things to keep the family busy and entertained during the school holidays, so this Easter holidays we have a large variety of different activities to take part in.

These activities are free of charge for any young person that lives and / or goes to school in Barking & Dagenham.  To attend these activities please complete an application form. As space is limited, we ask parents only apply for the activities they know their children can definitely attend.

Activities over Easter will take place between Monday 8 April and Thursday 18 April 2019.

The activities on offer over the Easter holidays can be found below:

Week One – Monday 8 to Friday 12 April

Activity: Multi Sports – First Kicks – FULL

Activity: Multi Sports – Premier Sports FULL


 Activity: Street Dance – Far from the Norm

The Street dance workshops will involve the young people learning a variety of street dance styles from professionals in the industry.  There are a number of street dance styles and we will cover as many as possible.

They will gain a lot of knowledge as well as having fun at the same time. Also, they will meet new friends, gain confidence and learn how to work as a team and how to create their own choreography.

Venue: Marks Gate Children’s Centre, Rose Lane, Chadwell Heath, Romford RM6 5LL

Time: 11am to 4pm

Age group: 8 to 17 years

Dates: Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 April 2019


Activity: Cooking – Kinder Kitchen – FULL

Activity: Dodgeball camp – OVER 8’S FULL

Description: A jam packed 3 day sports experience course for children aged 5-14 years old. Each day will be from 10am to 2pm with each day having a selected theme which will help improve each players dodgeball ability.

Monday will be focused on throwing and learning the rules of dodgeball. Tuesday on catching, blocking and officiating and Wednesday is competition day.

After completing of the course all players will be given the opportunity to join Ultimate Vision Sports Dodgeball Club which takes place in both Barking and Dagenham

Venue: Ripple Primary School, Suffolk Road, Barking IG11 7QS

Age: 5 to 14 years

Dates: Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 April 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Week Two – Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April

Activity: Athletics – Be Fit Today Academy – FULL

Activity: Cooking Workshops – Grains of Knowledge – FULL

Activity: Multi Sports – Becontree Primary – FULL


Activity: Multi Sports – Finesse

The camp is designed to help a broad range of young people to be active in a safe and fun environment. Different activities will be provided including street dance, fitness, cheerleading, basketball, netball, tag rugby and many, many more.

On the last day of the camp the young people will take part in a competition with the winning team receiving medals.

Healthy snacks will also be provided

Venue: Thames View Infant School, Bastable Avenue Barking IG11 0LG

Age: 5 to 11 years

Dates: Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April 2019

Time: 9am to 12.30pm