Community Based Activities

PLEASE NOTE:

THESE OPTIONS LISTED BELOW ARE FROM PROVIDERS WHO HAVE APPROACHED US TO LIST INFORMATION ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES THEY OFFER – these are not recommendations from us.

IF ANY LINKS DO NOT WORK PLEASE LET US KNOW AT v.a.s@victoria-avenue.school.nz


ACT SPEAK MOVE WITH “SHINE SPEECH AND DRAMA”

Shine Speech & Drama courses develop children’s communication, cognitive, social and language skills while having fun. The result is more confident children who communicate more effectively. For more information about and to book visit www.shine.school.nz

Hello Parents,

Nina and Shine tutors are running their popular themed school holiday programmes at Victoria Avenue School hall in the second week of the April school holidays:
Nature Adventurer School Holiday Programme – Thursday 28 & Friday 29 April
A magical adventure full of fun and games where children learn about the wonderful world of nature through acting, dance and play. Become a Nature Hero…act out stories, dance and make a native bird puppet that you can take home.

Thursday 28 & Friday 29 April 9am – 3pm
Victoria Avenue School Hall
5-9 year olds.
Two Days $180, One Day $90
Enrol here: http://www.shine.school.nz/enrol-school-holiday-programmes

Aspiring Screen Actors Holiday Workshop  –  Tuesday 26 April 
Professional actor, teacher and acting coach Nina Burchett will develop the craft and confidence of aspiring young actors.
Covering character development, USA and British accent, a film scene, a monologue and a voice over.
Victoria Avenue School Hall
Tuesday 26 April 
One Day $150
9am – 4pm
8 – 12 years
Enrol here:   www.shine.school.nz/enrol-school-holiday-programmes

Here is what people are saying…
It has been an invaluable experience for Max. He absolutely loves it! I can’t thank the Shine staff enough for their patience, experience and enthusiasm. Clare
 
Our two boys (aged 6 and 10) have thoroughly enjoyed their speech & drama lessons. They look forward to them each week and tell me all about them afterwards. The skills Nina teaches are so important. I can’t recommend Shine enough.     Janette

AMI AUCKLAND NETBALL

To register:
Click here for information on School holiday programmes
For  information please phone 570 0030 or register on our website: www.aucklandnetball.co.nz
For further information phone 570 0030 ext. 204
email: development@aucklandnetball.co.nz

ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN

Learn to draw and paint with a full-time artist/art tutor. Structured lessons. Fun and focused for ages 7 -12 yrs. Limited Numbers.
TERM CLASS: Saturday mornings 10am – 12.00 noon, 6 sessions
SCHOOL HOLIDAY ONE-DAY PROGRAM:
for details email eion@eionbryant.com or Ph 4836703
www.eionbryant.com

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BUBBLEDOME

This holidays at Bubble Dome we are excited to be offering
• Minecraft Challenges and Inventions
• NEW! Ultra! Minecraft – MODS + JAVA!
• Ultra AND Junior App Developers courses
All workshops involve activities with creative themes and unique thinking tools, endorsed by Edward de Bono to truly extend your child’s thinking and learning.
For students aged 6 to 16 years. For questions and to make a booking please Tel: 09-622-0670 or

Email: ruth@bubbledome.co.nz or Visit: www.bubbledome.co.nz

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CELLO LESSONS

Qualified and experienced tutor offering Cello Lessons for students aged 6years or older.
(Preference given to children who have had at least 1 year of piano lessons)
Assessment of cello size and hire by arrangement with tutor.
Please contact Dora Green
myadora@orcon.net.nz
021 1663863

CHANDLER DANCE ACADEMY

Chandler Dance Academy offers preschool Dancing Fairy classes, RAD Ballet classes from 5 years old, NZAMD Contemporary and Jazz locally in St. Heliers. It is a fun and encouraging dance environment structured around technique. Contact Dannielle on 0277384787, office@chandlerdanceacademy.co.nz or chandlerdanceacademy.co.nz to find out more.

CHEERLEADERS

All Star Cheerleaders Eastern Bays is running American Style Cheerleading Classes over the school Holidays at the Eastern Bays Gym located at 8 Eric Paton Way Mt Wellington. Everyone is welcome no experience necessary. For more information call 09 948 5109, mel@allstarcheerleaders.co.nz or www.sportsground.co.nz/easternbaysallstarcheerleaders

COMMUNITY CHOIR FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Please contact Kate Bell or Steven Rapana at wsingingschool@gmail.com or phone 5251686 for more info.
Kate Bell and Steven Rapana have started a number of new choirs this year, aimed at fostering fun singing for children and adults. Their Te Korihi choirs cater for three different age groups:
• Kindergarten and Year 1 (Te Korihi Kindychor)
• Year 2 to Year 4 (Te Korihi Tahi)
• Year 5 and up (Te Korihi Rua)
All of the above groups are casual – it’s fine to attend whenever you can, rather than feel you have to turn up every week.

PARNELL CRICKET HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Click here for information regarding CRICKET programmes.

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DIOCESAN SWIM SCHOOL

Ages from 3 years through to fitness squads
Bookings also being taken for Term 2 weekdays and for Saturday morning classes
Boys and girls welcome! Book Now!
For enrollment and more information please phone
Michelle White Diocesan Aquatic Centre Manager
09 520 9373 mwhite@diocesan.school.nz

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EXPERT MATHS TUITION LTD

100 % Money Back Guarantee

All levels up to year 13 NCEA & CAMBRIDGE + All type of Entrance Tests.
Get Huge Discount in Summer Break
Parents are allowed to sit in the classroom to observe Assessment Session
To find out more
PH 0800 628463
WEBSITE: www.expertmathstuition.co.nz
EMAIL: info@expertmathstuition.co.nz

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FINE YOUNG ARTISTS

Fine Young Artists Afterschool and School Holiday Programs
For information and enrolments visit www.fineyoungartists.co.nz
or ph 631 5358

FUN FRENCH HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

– France without the Air fare!
@ St Michael`s School, 6 Beatrice St, Remuera
Mornings: Learning the LCF Fun Languages way. We are packing our suitcases and going to France!
Afternoons: Lots of fun creative activities in the target language, cooking – VERY popular, Dress ups photo shoot, whacky wheels day competition, inside and outside games, painting, alien creation, jewellery making.
From 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. $350 for the week or $75 per day. Family discounts available.
Term time clubs available for French, Spanish & Mandarin For 2-12 year olds
Contact:
maroussia@lcfclubs.co.nz or
845 6352 or 021 251 7435
http://www.lcfclubs.co.nz/club-news-maroussia-boyack.html

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GYMNASTICS

Gymnastics Holiday Program
Eastern Suburbs Gymnastic Club
89 Apirana Avenue, Glen Innes, 528 0941
If you have done gymnastics before or if you haven’t, we will have a class to suit you.
In this programme you will be taught cartwheels, handstands, rolls, walk the beam, have a go on the parallel and uneven bars, vault, rings, tumble track.
You will do basic mat work and have games, challenges and fun.
Anything for anyone at any level will be covered. You are sure to have a great time.
Plus we run after school gymnastics (ages 5+) for all levels and Playgym for the pre-schoolers.
For more info and to enrol, please visit our web site: www.esgc.co.nz

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KEAS

Remuera West Keas – School Years 1 – 3 (5 – 7 year olds)
Our Kea group provides a safe and nurturing environment for boys and girls to have fun and develop their creativity…
As a Kea you will interact with nature and learn to share through co-operation and teamwork.

Keas:
  • enjoy both active and quiet games, stories, creative crafts and cooking, play-acting and singing.
  • have lots of fun, make friends and go on awesome adventures
  • earn Award badges
  • take part in National Events such as Keas Day, Founders Day and Mudslide Day, Anzac day parade
  • maybe take part in an overnight camp (e.g. at Kelly Tarltons , in a Tramping hut or at our Scout Group family camps)
Remuera West Keas meet every Tuesday afternoon during term time:
WHEN: at 4.30-5.30pm
WHERE: at the Remuera West Scout Den , 16 Platina Street , Remuera.
For enquiries please contact Margaret Khoong – myztara@yahoo.com 021-589709

KIDACTIVE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES

http://www.kidactive.co.nz

KIDS UP FRONT

Performing Arts Holiday Workshop!!!!
We Give Kids Confidence, Sing-Act-Dance, Perform in a Show

Epsom Girls Grammar School: Monday 14 July to Friday 18 July 2014

The program runs between 9:00am & 3:00pm
FREE Before and After Care: 8:00am to 5:30pm
Phone: (09) 889 9501 or book online at www.kidsupfront.co.nz

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MINI TITANS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Mini Titans will be offering Holiday Programmes for both Codes now – both Titan (boys) and Amazons (girls ) are welcome !
WHERE: College Rifles.
WHEN: 9am-3pm, half days available.
WHO: Ages 3-12, Boys and girls.
CONTACT THE MINI TITANS TEAM admin@minititans.co.nz PHONE: 021848163
www.minititans.co.nz
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coachnick@minititans.co.nz

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NUMBER KNIGHTS MATHS PROGRAMME

Remedial and extension, one on one, small groups, all levels.
NZ Qualified teacher with 30 years experience teaching in Auckland’s top schools.
Expert tuition catering for your child’s needs!
To enrol your child for the Number Knight Programme
Email: Numberknights@xtra.co.nz to confirm your child’s place.
Further information: Phone Andrew: 021 733 096

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THE PARNELL COMMUNITY TRUST

Parnell Trust’s Awesome  Holiday Adventures – fun activities for 5-14 year olds
Parnell Trust has 32 awesome activities and adventures for children (and parents) to choose from these holidays. We have FIVE exciting programme options: Club House, Adventure Seekers, Multi-Sport, LEGO Mindstorms and Special Tech Projects. Programmes are available at both Parnell and Epsom schools and from 7.30am to 6pm every day, perfect for working parents.

Parnell Trust’s programmes provide an excellent solution for holiday-time child care. Children can be dropped off as early as 7.30am and picked up as late as 6pm. See our latest School Holiday Programme at www.parnell.org.nz
To enrol, call Parnell Trust 379 2095 x9724, email pfc@parnell.org.nz

PIANO TEACHER

PIANO LESSONS IN YOUR OWN HOME

Have fun learning to play with an experienced teacher (25 years +)

For exams or pleasure. Reasonable rates.

Nigel 0221860296

PIANO TEACHER

Piano lessons for all ages!

Chia Tierney is 29 years old with a young family and has been playing the piano since the age of 5. Her lessons are fun, affordable and spaces are limited. Please contact her on 021830089 or email chiahltierney@gmail.com for more information.

Piano lessons with Cindy Tsao (L.T.C.L., MMus).
Quality, private piano tuition with an highly experienced teacher, all ages and levels are welcome. Our students have a 100% pass rate in all piano and theory examinations, with over 85% of those being Distinction grades.

For more information please visit: www.ctps.co.nz or contact Cindy on 021 071 9989, cindytsaopiano@gmail.com

POP STAR SCHOOL

This is your chance to shine and be a ‘Pop Star’ for the day. Come join us for a day of singing and dancing to your favourite Pop Stars – Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson and many more. With our vocal training and theatresport games, we’ll build your confidence so you can strut your stuff on-stage and live the pop star dream! Book yourself a spot today on
0800 444 886 – www.partyatyours.co.nz. Venue – Ellerslie Community Hall – 23rd April 9am – 3pm.

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SAILING AT KOHIMARAMA YACHT CLUB

New sailing season starts soon so come & enjoy the thrills and spills of sailing in a fun, friendly & well-managed environment. All new sailors and families are welcome. Learn-to-sail programmes for children aged 9 & above. Visit http://kyc.org.nz/learntosail/

SCRAPBOOKERS CLUB

The Magnificent Scrapbookers Club offers a unique creative art programme for children aged 5 to 13.

Each week children create a specific art page that reflects and embraces aspects of their personality as well as events in their life throughout the year. This work is produced using occasional photographs but mainly the technique of art journaling using a wide variety of materials and techniques. These magnificent pages are added each week to your child’s own scrapbook album and are brought home to share with family and friends.

Occasionally children take a break from their scrapbooks to create other keepsake craft treasures. Each week a specific theme will be introduced as well as exciting new creative strategies. These creative art scrapbook albums and craft treasures are precious keepsakes of your child and their creativity that will be cherished for years to come!

Venue – Victoria Avenue School library, every Wednesday 3.15pm – 5.15pm starting Wednesday 3 May 2017.

For all enquiries please Contact Monique on 027 497-1554 or visit www.themagnificentscrapbookersclub.co.nz

SELWYN COMMUNITY EDUCATION

– Kohimarama Road. For details or to enrol phone 521 9630 or online at www.selwyncomed.school.nz

SNOWPLANET

Offers unique winter wonderland experience and only 20 minutes north of the Bridge, making for a wonderful school holiday destination. The very popular kid’s school holiday programmes come with a 2 hour ski or snowboard group lesson (beginners to advanced) each day, rental equipment, a graduation meal on the last day, a snow academy achievement booklet plus a huge amount of fun! For enquiries or bookings contact Snowplanet on 09 427 0044 extension 725 or email schools@snowplanet.co.nz. Visit Snowplanet’s website www.snowplanet.co.nz

SPROUTS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Email: sprouts@gcc.org.nz
Website: www.gcc.org.nz/sprouts Phone: 021523028 for more info

ST KENTIGERN’S HOLIDAY TENNIS CLINIC

and Term Coaching Sessions Held at St Kentigerns School or Mt Eden – open to all children from 5 to 16 years from 9am to 12.00noon. Also term coaching available. For more information go to www.tenniscoaching.co.nz or email brankstennis@hotmail.com

STRAIGHT A’S LTD – TUTORING SERVICE

Straight A’s Education Centre has been supporting the academic journey of primary and secondary school students since the year 2000. We provide specialist after school tutoring in Mathematics, English (includes reading, writing and spelling) and the Sciences.
Straight A’s is currently offering FREE ASSESSMENTS in Mathematics or English. These assessments give you information on how your child is progressing in their learning, and it also gives you an opportunity to see Straight A’s in action.
Phone today to book your free assessment and to find out more about Straight A’s. Ph: 528-9207 Level 1 Meadowbank Shopping Centre info@straighta.co.nz
www.straighta.co.nz

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY TENNIS CLINIC AT PARNELL TENNIS CLUB

Maunsell Street, Phone; 373-2733 Club, 373-4205 Office
Email: Pltc@xtra.co.nz Website: www.pltc.co.nz
Come and join us for some great tennis and fun at Parnell TC, NZ’s premier club.
An exciting holiday programme for juniors who are keen to improve their tennis over the school holidays. We endeavor to structure groups according to player ability from beginner to advanced standards.

ULTIMATE TENNIS

A fun tennis clinic that focuses on learning ball skill’s, games, competitions, match play and drills in a safe and enjoyable environment At St Cuthbert’s School, Market Road. Contact Geoff Beech on 021-2709297 or Denis Bolotovski on 022-1363979 or email on ultimatetennishpc@gmail.com

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VISUAL ARTS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Location: Junior Art Room at Saint Kentigern Girls’ School, 514 Remuera Rd, Remuera Fees: $200 per session or $380 for both sessions (Discount for siblings.) For further information check out the Visual Arts Academy website on: www.visualartsacademy.wikispaces.com
To make an enquiry or to book a class: Email Diana Roband at: diana.roband@gmail.com or phone on 021 909 807 or 636 9699.

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YOUTHTOWN SNOW CLUB

Professional instruction, equipment and transport to and from Snowplanet For more info: Brian: 09 379 5430 ext 823; 021 923 384; brian@youthtown.org.nz