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School's Out Activities At Ipswich High School

Out of School Care
General Details

School Holiday Activity Day Camps for children aged 4-16 years! Week-long and individual days (Monday - Friday) non-residential school holiday camps throughout the year...Half Terms, Easter and the long Summer Holidays!
Holiday Camps designed to improve health, fitness and develop self-esteem through delivering a jam-packed timetable of fun, active & educational activities!

Four different courses to cater for different ages and tastes.

Early Explorers (4-6yrs):
A course designed by Primary School teachers and Early Years Specialists for our youngest children at camp. We are Ofsted Early Years Registered which means we accept school-going 4 year olds (child must be 5 by the end of the current academic year – 31st August).

Located in a secure and safe environment with soft play areas and resources to inspire learning and development. Stories, Arts & Crafts, Sports Days, Parachute Games, Treasure Hunts and so much more!!

…a different theme each week and a chance to perform on stage in front of parents or guardians on the Friday afternoon!

Creative Crew (7-12yrs):
A themed week for GIRLS & BOYS who are wanting to indulge their creative side! Cook up some treats in the kitchen, learn the latest dance moves and perform on stage on the Friday afternoon in front of a packed audience.

Friendship…Cooking…Choreography…Fashion…Jewellery Making…Hair & Beauty…T-Shirt Design…Ceramic Painting…Giant Posters…Team Games…Arts & Craft…Archery
…all while making lots of new friends, chilling, relaxing & building new confidences.


Adrenaline Adventure (7-12yrs):
For BOYS and GIRLS looking to test themselves by diving into loads of activities! Sports, outdoor and adventurous games for children who need to be active, stimulated and challenged!

Teams compete in tournaments throughout the week to see what team comes out on top. Compete in games such as dodgeball, rounders, RC Cars, tag rugby, and many more!

Next Generation (13-16yrs):
Learn all about how to deliver fun and exciting activities all while becoming a role model for younger children. Become part of the team with your own red uniform t-shirt and work through a learning journal to earn rewards along the way!

Communication…Leadership…Work Experience…Childcare Skills…Make Friends…Improve Self-esteem…Gain Confidence…CV Enhancing
…a great way to prepare you for your career and as a School's Out Leader of the future!

Every child gets to swim everyday at Ipswich High School Woolverstone in an amazing heated indoor pool. With lifeguards poolside, inflatables and pool games, there is much fun to be had at School's Out!

We operate throughout school holidays in all HALFTERMS, EASTER and SUMMER HOLIDAYS.
*We do not operate during the Christmas holiday period.

Drop off anytime between: 9am – 9:30am
Pick up anytime between: 4:30pm – 5pm

Early Bird: 8am – 9am
£3 extra per session or £12 per week. (includes choice of extra activities)

Extended Fun: 5pm – 6pm
£3 extra per session or £12 per week (includes snack & extra activity)

Who to contact

Christopher Melsa
Norwich Road
07766 220075
07931 988478
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Venue Details

Ipswich High School
Parking available
Parking details
Ample parking, one way road system on site allows for easy dropping off and collection

Set in 84 acres of stunning rural parkland with an amazing indoor swimming pool

Ipswich High School, Woolverstone is Suffolk’s premium School Holiday Activity destination. This stunning venue provides the perfect backdrop for your child’s holiday experience, and the good news is it is open all Summer, Easter and Half Term holidays to provide year-round school holiday cover. 

Location:  Just five minutes outside of Ipswich under the Orwell Bridge! Easy access from the A12 & A14 with very little traffic for easy dropoff and pickup. Drive down the long picturesque driveway and easily drop off your children at their course location with a convenient one-way road system.

Facilities:  Ipswich High School boasts amazing facilities for your children to enjoy. 

  • Early Explorers are based in a Early Years nursery environment, with dedicated KS1 equipment, outdoor soft play areas, climbing equipment and an adjacent indoor hall. 
  • Creative Crew are based in bespoke art room and have access to a state-of-the-art cookery room.
  • Adrenaline Advenurers are based in the Sports block, with a large indoor sports hall and associated changing rooms.
  • All courses benefit from the large indoor heated swimming pool, with changing rooms, showers, and diving platforms to enjoy. Lifeguards are always poolside and we have a roped off shallow-end for non-swimmers to ensure the safety of your children.  School’s Out will be supplying lots of swimming aids, toys and games for your children to enjoy. 
  • End-of-week shows are performed in the seated theatre, with parents, friends and family welcome to come see the weekly themed show. 
  • Large playing fields, hard-courts, astro pitches
  • Woodlands provide the perfect environment for games and forrest learning activities.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

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Immediate vacancies
Other information
If you are enthusiastic, reliable and have experience working with children then check out our recruitment page which details everything you need to know about the roles we offer and the sort of activities you will be running day to day! We have staff that come back to work for us year on year as it is a fun and exciting place to work.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Cultural provisions
Individual dietary needs
Yes - All children come to camp with their own packed lunch
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Our policy is that if a child requires one-to-one care at school, they will also have to arrive to camp with a carer.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Aspergers Syndrome
Autistic spectrum
Brittle Bones
Cerebral Palsy
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Emotional needs
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Learning difficulties
Muscular dystrophy
Serious allergy


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£35 Per day
£140 (Mon - Fri) 5 days for the price of 4! Per week
£3 for Early Bird (Drop off anytime between 8-9am) Per session
£3 for Extended Fun (Collection anytime between 5-6pm) Per session

Other Details

Accessible parking, Adventure play area, Arts and crafts, Climbing frame, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Forest school, Games consoles, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Playroom, Private changing area, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Slide, Soft play area, Swimming pool
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 4 Year(s)
To 16 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
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