Summer School programme

Summer holiday childcare in Horsham

Each day at Secret Garden Summer School is packed with a series of memorable activity sessions, plus a healthy meals and snack breaks. Weather permitting, all our activities will be held outdoors.

Children will take part in activities covering each of the following categories:

Forest School
Children will develop social skills, emotional intelligence and build their knowledge in the sciences, participating in nature-based learning activities such as den building, setting up campfires, woodland walks, wild plant foraging, den building, bug hunts, pond dipping and science experiments.

Farm School
Children will learn about animal care, agriculture and the food chain at our on site farm! Activities include feeding rounds, animal grooming and care, picking fruit, making jams, collecting and packing eggs, and tending to the vegetable garden.

Arts and Crafts
Children will explore their creative talents through our extensive art and craft resources. Activities will include painting, sketching, pottery and creating scrapbook stories, miniature boat building (and racing).

Sports & Games 
Children will participate in a daily physical session which will typically include 1-2 games ranging from a very long list of options. Popular games include archery, foam fencing, football, tag rugby, capture the flag.

Daily Special activities
Each day there will be a special activity typically involving a specialist teacher of specialist resources. Activities include making music, dance workshops, drama class, cookery, talent shows and more!

PLUS… Learning & Development!  National Curriculum reading, writing, numeracy and science are integrated into all our activities, games and challenges. Children will learn without realising it!

To express interest or book a place, please email summerschool@secretgardenchildcare.co.uk