Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years)

Home Educated Groups and Virtual Classes

Weekly classes and groups for home-educated children in Bournemouth and Poole.

Please contact us here if you’d like to list your class.

Wednesdays: Home Education Classroom lessons with Holly Hall at the Branksome Community Centre.

Thursdays: Basketball. A closed group in the outside MUGA, more details on request.

Fridays: Outdoor sports.

For more details visit: http://www.poolecommunitiestrust.org.uk/branksome-centre/ or call 01202 920947.


***Important: Please check with the organiser before attending as details may vary. 


Special thanks to Dorset Wild Explorers for putting this list together. Their awesome clubs and activities are due to start again in 2020. Watch this space!


Mondays from 16 September – Dorset Rewilding NatureToTs 10-11.30 at Stanpit Marsh BH23 3ND. Recommended walkers to 5 years. £4 per child.

Tuesdays – Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve and Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre Nature Tots 10.30-11.30 BH9 3NZ. Recommended 2-4 years. £2.50 per child.

Wednesdays – from 4 September – Winton Park Café Nature Tots 10.30-11.30 BH9 1BX. Recommended 2-4 years. £2.75 per child.

First Wednesday of the month – Dorset Forest School Playgroup 10-12 at Thorncombe Woods DT2 8QH. Recommended for toddlers/preschoolers. £6 first child then £2 per sibling.

Thursdays – Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve and Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre Nature Tots 10.30-11.30 BH9 3NZ. Recommended 2-4 years. £2.50 per child.

Fridays – Edmondsham Forest school & The Elves and Fairies Woodland Nursery. Toddler Group 10-12 BH21 5RF. Recommended 1-3 years. £5 first child then £2.50 siblings.

Featured Listing

The Classroom Poole

A innovative concept in Education. The Classroom offers the perfect setting for group and private tuitions in Poole, Southbourne and Broadstone.

You’ll find 1-2-1 tutoring, activities for home educated children, exams support, language classes and more.

For more details contact  01202 748622.

Moon Studio Ceramics

An independent pottery studio that delivers a wide range of workshops in clay to suit all ages and abilities. From taster sessions to full day workshops, these hands on practical classes enable participants to make everything themselves from scratch.

  • Kids Clay Time
  • Pottery Parties
  • Home Education Groups
  • Pop-ups Pottery
  • Workshops for schools

For more information e-mail moonstudioceramics@gmail.com

Science Zone

Science Zone provides a fun and affordable space for children to learn all about science and interact with variety of experiments and sensory activities outside school. It holds regular public events for toddlers, home educated children and children of any age on weekends, school holidays and more.

For more information contact 01202 729206.

The Parkour Project Poole

Dorset’s first and only purpose-built, indoor Parkour facility. It boasts a dedicated space for training in all aspects of Parkour as well as offering a fully-sprung floor, foam pit, and padded walls.

Sessions running seven days a week, and start from 3-years-old to adults (18+).

First coached session free.

Home educated courses available.

For more information e-mail info@train-hard.org.