Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Creative Kids

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Creative Kids run an award winning arts education centre and studios in Boscombe, Bournemouth. We combine traditional with digital arts and run the Arts Award. Our program consists of weekend family arts workshops, an Ofsted registered holiday arts club for kids age 6 - 14, kids cinema club, exhibition space and a new arty-party program that is open to the public. We also offer pop-up arts at festivals in our VW Camper. Our arts centre is great fun, kids make new friends and build in confidence as budding artists.  We offer a members only service. It cost £10 to join per child per year. We are a registered charity and have been delivering services in Boscombe since 2008.
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Venue/Contact Details
Address
Unit 5 Sovereign Centre
Unit 5 Sovereign Centre
600 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Postcode
BH1 4SX
Directions
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Details
Childcare type
Holiday Playscheme
Provision type
  • Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises
Overall limit on childcare numbers
24
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday 08:00-18:00, Tuesday 08:00-18:00, Wednesday 08:00-18:00, Thursday 08:00-18:00, Friday 08:00-18:00
Availability
  • School Holiday Only
Costs:
Cost per day: 20, Cost per session: 5
Other Costs:
Annual membership is £10. We offer fully funded places for parents suffering hardship or on free school meals Full details on our website. Holiday Activities & Food Program Funding has been awarded and IS CURRENTLY OPEN FOR APPLICANTS to APPLY IF YOU RECEIVE FREE SCHOOL MEALS. We also have fully funded places for parents who are extremely vulnerable and in need of respite. THE HAF APPLICATION PROCESS…. 1. Parents need to register for membership online here first https://bookings.creativekids.org.uk/Identity/Account/Login but NOT pay at this stage when prompted for membership payment so we have your details. 2. Parents TEXT The Code HAFFMS their full name along with all the dates they want to book their child into Holiday Arts Club to 07974 543 899. Only parents who are in receipt of Free School Meals should use this code. Please email evidence in the form of a letter confirming eligibility to creativekids@live.co.uk 3. We will then pay for their membership with a voucher code so parents can access the full account and complete detailed information about their children including medical history. 4. The Arts Manager will check availability and offer the days we have then book. Parents will be automatically sent an email from us confirming dates booked. If parents don’t get all the dates they have requested it means we are fully booked on some days. Please ensure you check availability prior to booking if you are joining close to the delivery dates as we often sell out well in advance especially as our places are often fully funded! We do not offer refunds for membership. We suggest parents/carers either call email or text to see if we have spaces available prior to joining. Further details can be found in our Polices and Procedures here  https://creativekids.org.uk/about-us/
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Ages:
From 8 years to 15 years
Vacancies and School Pick Ups / Drop Offs
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Vacancy information
We can take up to 30 kids per day of which 20 are reserved for funded places. We have3 this from 20th December. Members book online in advance via the parent portal. Parents can call before they book to see if we are fully booked. We usually sell out  2 weeks before holiday arts club so advanced booking is highly recommended.
Number of vacancies
24
School pick ups / drop offs
  • Bethany CE Junior School
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School
  • Pokesdown Community Primary School
  • St Clement's & St John's CE Infant School
Policies
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes