Summer Holiday 2017 sports coaching courses
10 courses at various venues across the North East
Our courses typically run from 10am until 3pm and for children in Year 1 to Year 7.
We can accept children in reception but you need to read through the relevant section on our FAQs before booking them on, as we have certain conditions to whether they can attend or not.
Prices are typically £45 for a full week (5 days), and £40 for siblings. If you are booking them on for a few days then it’s £12 per child per day, £11 for siblings.
At all venues, we offer 2 courses: multi-sport activities and football coaching. At larger schools (usually comprehensive or secondary schools) we often have a dance, gymnastics and trampolining group, who spend the full week participating in these activities.
Venues & Dates
Early drop off is available at all courses from 9am at a cost of £2 per day (£7.50 per week)
|Week||Date||Venue||Booking form link||Option 1 Multisport||Option 2 Football||Option 3 Dance etc..||Full Week||Full Week (2nd 3rd sibling)||Day Price|
|1||Monday 24th July - Friday 28th July||St Thomas More, Blaydon||BOOK NOW||Y||Y||Y||£45||£40||£12|
|2||Monday 31st July - Friday 4th August||Barmoor Hub, Ryton||BOOK NOW||Y||Y||-||£45||£40||£12|
|3||Monday 7th August - Friday 11th August||Cardinal Hume School, Gateshead & St Thomas More, Blaydon||Y||Y||Y||£45||£40||£12|
|4||Monday 14th August - Friday 18th August||Whickham Sports College & Barmoor Hub, Ryton||Y||Y||N/A at Barmoor Hub||£45||£40||£12|
|5||Monday 21st August - Friday 25th August||Whickham Sports College & Barmoor Hub, Ryton||Y||Y||N/A at Barmoor Hub||£45||£40||£12|
|6||Tuesday 29th August - Friday 1st September||Whickham Sports College & Thomas More, Blaydon||
Children normally take part in 4 activities each day, approximately 50 minutes on each activity.
The sessions involve a bit of coaching, but are mostly playing matches/games, and fun and enjoyment are our top priority so we choose activities which we know children of all abilities can enjoy. We pride ourselves on differentiating by ability, offering activities, which all children enjoy.
Depending on the facilities available at the venue, we have offered the following sports. Football, trampolining, cricket, basketball, tag rugby, table tennis, hockey, ultimate frisbee, tennis, gymnastics, dance, netball, climbing/bouldering. Dodgeball is a favourite amongst the children and we usually play this daily. We also play a few fun games like capture the flag, Danish longball and have one day where we will have a water fight (when the weather is hot enough)… Two days, if we can fit this in! We also invite the children to bring in their bikes or scooters on one day, and have fun challenges, competitions and races, but please ensure they have a helmet and other protective gear, as we will not let them join in unless they have this.
Players will receive high quality coaching to improve their footballing ability. The major emphasis is on having fun, whilst developing skills (passing, dribbling, shooting, turning, control of the ball, heading etc.), game awareness (tactical knowledge), football fitness and mental aspects of football (e.g. determination, team work etc.). At the end of each session children play matches to put into practise what they have been working on.
Dance, gymnastics and trampolining
In the dance sessions we teach some hip-hop and street dance moves, then put these together into a dance to a current chart song. We usually invite the parents in on Friday afternoon so the children can perform their work. Gymnastics & Trampolining – Developing basic and advanced skills, putting these together into routines.
Early drop off and late pick ups
At most venues we offer an early drop-off facility, which is usually available an hour before the start time, and a late pick-up option, up to an hour after the course ending. which is typically £2 per hour.
7:30am drop-off and 5:30pm pick-ups available at Barmoor Hub (with transport available to St Thomas More)
This year we are offering a 7:30am drop-off at Barmoor Hub, which should be helpful for those of you who need to be at work early! This is £2 per hour (up to a maximum of £6) and breakfast is also available at a cost of £1 per child per day. We have a late pick up facility until 5:30pm, with evening meal. Again, it's £2 per hour and £1 for food. This service is also available in week 1 and week 3, where we will be transporting the children up to St Thomas More for the coaching courses and bringing them back to the Hub after. If spaces are available, we can transport some children who are not using the early drop-off or late pick-up facility, between the venues.
What People Say
Great value for money. Children are active in a safe environment with professional staff having fun but also learning lots of skills. Would definitely recommend to others - Stephen, Dad of Matthew, aged 5, St Agnes School
They both had a super fun few days at St. Agnes and St. Thomas More summer sports camp. They had a blast! Highly recommend - great club, Thank you - Virginia, Mum of Sonny, aged 8 and Patrick, aged 13
Would totally recommend Tony my son has been going for a while now and has came on fantastic he has now been scouted aswell exceptional training and great holiday club Charlie loves going here - Lyndsey Rogers, Mum of Charlie, aged 7