Holiday clubs in Babbacombe

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Welcome to Hi5's Babbacombe!

Tops Babbacombe provides before- and after-school clubs and a Hi5’s Holiday Club service at the nursery setting for school children up to the age of 11 years old.

The site for the Hi5’s club is ideal for parents whether travelling into or out of Torquay, located at Tops Day Nursery’s Babbacombe setting. The setting boasts a large garden, which the children will be able to access throughout the day, lending itself to exploration, leaning and play, and is only a short walk away from the shoreline.

Often the children will take the winding, wooded walk down to Oddicombe Beach and along the scenic Coast Path, as well as having the opportunity to explore areas around Babbacombe and Torquay. The setting also runs a Generations Programme, linked with the local care home, encouraging the children to be an active member within their local community.

For the Hi5’s Holiday Club we offer a range of activities, including sports and team games, science, arts and crafts, music and movement, woodwork, cooking and many more!

The plans for the Hi5’s Holiday Club are influenced by the interests of the children who enrolled for the previous holiday club and regularly attend our out of school club. We are aware that children’s interests change on a regular basis, so our plans are designed to be flexible to ensure that the children’s needs are catered for during their attendance.

Have a look at an example plan for our Hi5’s Holiday Club below:

MondayBase camp… Let’s start the summer holidays off by building ‘Base camp’ in the garden.An afternoon of water play… Please bring a spare change of clothes
TuesdayWalk to the local shoreline to explore and to have lots of fun!Let's cool down! Making our own strawberry milk pops to enjoy after a morning exploring.
WednesdayExploring Japanese culture – including making Japanese fans, yoga and writing your name in ‘Kanji’.Walk to the local library to register and pick up some books from around the wold.
ThursdayA game of sink and float… making boats and experimenting to see if things – Will they sink or will they float?It's definitely BBQ season! Making our own raw vegetable kebabs to take home.
FridayGames from around the World including… Chile: ‘Corre, Corre la Guaraca’ and Greek statuesWhere in the world Quiz? What do you know about Places People and Culture from around the world?

Hi 5’s Babbacombe before/after school/holiday club offer the following sessions, which can also be topped up at £5 per hour (prices from 5th April):

  • Breakfast Club: (from 7.30am to drop off) including breakfast and drop-off at school: £8.65 per day.
  • After-School Club: (3pm to 6pm, term time only) including collection: £17 per day.
  • Holiday Club: £20.40 per half day, £34 per full day and £29 per day for a full week.
  • Half days are ether 8am – 1pm or 1pm – 6pm. Full days are 8am – 6pm.
  • Mandatory food charge £3.50 per day.

No deposit or administration fee are required for Hi 5’s Club, but all fees are to be paid in advance of attendance.

Holiday club plans are emailed to all parents prior to the school break and we welcome any suggestions from parents and children about what activities or trips they would like us to provide.

We run this action-packed Hi5s Holiday Club across the summer, Easter and Christmas holidays, as well as during the half term breaks. Activities are flexible to be seasonally and weather appropriate.