PSCL HOLIDAY COURSES

During every school holiday, PSCL run dance,  gymnastics, yoga, football and multisport courses at various venues across Greater Manchester.

All courses are open from 9.30am through to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, and are suitable for children aged 5-12, regardless of their ability or experience.

*Due to current COVID-19 regulations our courses are running slightly differently to normal. The changes include:

Longer days (7 hours rather than 6)

Children split into bubbles of 15

Staggered drop off times

Social distancing

Week bookings only

No wrap around care

Our video can explain more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5a-QosVkss&t=46s

 

Courses are strictly for children only! Therefore, parents are able to leave their children safe in the knowledge that every child is supervised throughout the day by our team of qualified, enthusiastic sports coaches.

What to expect:

  • Fun, engaging sessions for every child
  • Every coach is DBS checked
  • Course leaders undergo specialist ‘Designated Safeguarding Lead’ training.
  • Paediatric first aid trained coaches
  • Stringent safeguarding throughout
  • Safe and clean venues
  • Extensive Covid-19 operating procedures

Courses generally begin with warm up exercises and games, before progressing to the delivery, introduction and enhancement of specific skills aimed at improving your child’s ability. Each session concludes with competitive games for all to enjoy!

In addition to the above, we also offer an early drop from 8am and a late pick up service, which runs until 5:30pm at the St. Thomas’. Both have a small daily charge.

All the courses below are a great way for children to stay active and meet new friends during the school holidays. To book onto any of the courses please use the buotton below or the booking site at the top of this page.

Holiday Courses we can offer

Dance & Gymnastics Holiday Courses

Boys and girls of any ability can attend the courses, which are open 9.30am – 3.30pm (Early drop off and late pick up also available) . Ages are restricted to children 5-12 years old, this is to maximise the enjoyment of the children participating.

The dance sessions are led by Kerry Foster and Keely McQuillan. Kerry has a B TEC Triple Distinction in Dance and Performing Arts, Level 4 UKCA Cheerleading qualification and is UKA trained in Ballet and Tap.

The Gymnastics sessions are led by PSCL’s Head of Gymnastics is Nicola Beresford, Emily Wheatcroft and Kelly Miller. Nicola has a Level 3 Gymnastics qualification and has Qualified Teacher Status as a Primary Teacher. Nicola is a member of the British Gymnastics Foundation and regularly coaches at Wigan & Ashton Gymnastics Club.

At the end of the week every child will be part of the PSCL presentation. Every child will receive a PSCL certificate. Trophies are also awarded to recognise excellent effort and achievement.
When attending a Dance & Gymnastics course every child will require:

  • Suitable clothing allowing full range of movement
  • Footwear for indoor dance activities
  • Plenty of still drinks
  • Packed lunch and a small snack for morning break

 

Prices

Xmas and New Year Holiday Courses

3 day week cost £48

For sibling discount use code ‘SIBLIN2020’

1 day cost (7 hours) £16

Due to Covid restrictions we will not be able to offer any early drop off or late collections

 

Football Holiday Courses

Boys and girls of any ability can attend the courses, which are open 9.30am – 3.30pm. Ages are restricted to children 5-12 years old, this is to maximise the enjoyment of the children participating. Children will be split into small groups based on age and ability.
During the week every player will take part in a variety of games and practices that are designed to improve their technique and skill. Each day the coaches will set up mini football matches and World Cup style tournaments. The week culminates with a tournament involving all the players with gold and silver medals for the two finalists. The tournament is followed by the end of week presentation. Every child will receive a PSCL certificate. Trophies are also awarded to recognise excellent effort and achievement.
When attending a football course every child will require:

  • Suitable football kit consisting of t shirt, shorts, jumper, tracksuit, rain coat
  • Football boots / trainers to wear on the grass pitches
  • Shin pads
  • Plenty of still drinks, a packed lunch and a small snack for morning break

Did you know Primary Sports Coaching Limited are only one of five providers in Greater Manchester to be recognised with the Manchester FA Private Provider Kitemark. To find out more about the award follow the link http://www.manchesterfa.com/coaches/private-providers

 

Prices

Current prices due to current Covid-19 regulations

Xmas and New Year Holiday Courses

3 day week cost £48

For sibling discount use code ‘SIBLIN2020’

1 day cost (7 hours) £16

Due to Covid restrictions we will not be able to offer any early drop off or late collections

Multi Sports Holiday Courses

 During the day, all the schools perimeters are locked, keeping all the children safe. The children get warmed up in age based groups to prepare their bodies for the days sporting activities.

The coaches set up various sports each session during the day, which the children then can decide which sport or activity they would like to take part in. Each sports session begins with a skills practice. This allows the children to explore the sport with the guidance of our fantastic coaches. During a week at a PSCL multi sports course the children will play the following sports and games:

• Basketball
• Cricket
• Hockey
• Tennis
• Netball
• Dodgeball
• Rounders
• Football
• Athletics
• Target Games And much, much more…

On the final day of the courses the children can choose to either take part in the Multi Skills Olympics or the Football World Cup tournament. There are medals for the successful teams and individuals which are presented at the end of week presentation. Every child will receive a PSCL certificate, trophies and medals are awarded to recognise excellent efforts and achievement.

Children who attend the multi sports course will need to bring:

  • Suitable sports kit consisting of t shirt, shorts, tracksuit, raincoat
  • Trainers for playground and indoors
  • Football boots and shin pads for those wishing to play football
  • Plenty of still drinks
  • Packed lunch and a small snack for morning break

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