School Holidays Wakefield

Holiday care & fun clubs

School holiday camps, clubs and childcare in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

The listings below are currently being updated for October Half Term. There are quite a few clubs to release their dates and the info will be updated once it comes available and of course is dependent on the ongoing Coronavirus Government restrictions.


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07736 147790

29th October 2020, 4-5.30pm (ages 3-7), 6-7.30pm (ages 8-11)

Fancy dress optional, games, dancing and lots of fun to be had for all!

Suitable for ages 3-11 years

Places extremely limited due to guidelines. £6 per child

Unit 16, RCM Business Park, Ossett, WF5 9ND. Tel: 079773 86881

07977 386881


Fun, friendly dance school for Boys & Girls of ages 2 years through to 100!

Established in 2013 by Georgina Wardman.

We offer all students the opportunity to take part in two shows a year, local galas, Examinations with International Dance Teachers Association and we also have a dedicated Competition Team.

Classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Theatre Craft, Contemporary, Street Dance, Lyrical, Commercial, Acrobatic Arts, Body Conditioning, Cheerleading and Hip Hop.​

We moved onto our very own fully equipped dance studio in February 2020.

All Teachers are DBS Checked, Insured & First Aid Trained.

Come and join us!


October Half Term Holiday Dance Camp 9.30am-3.30pm suitable for ages 4+


Tuesday 27th – Thursday 29th October 2020


Will be doing different styles each day including:​

Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acro, Jazz, Theatrecraft.​

We will also do games and choreography competitions.​

Children will require a packed lunch (lunch break will be 12.30-1pm) they will also need drinks for throughout the day.​

Due to covid we will be proactive with hand washing and all equipment will be cleaned before and after use and not share between students. The studio will be cleaned to a high standard as always and we aim to social distance wherever possible throughout the day. We will also try incorporate some time outdoors weather permitting.​


ASTAR Studios, Ossett, WF5 9ND

07977 386881



CAMP TALL OAKS – ACKWORTH SCHOOL – 26th – 30th October 2020, 8am-6pm

Making school holidays adventure days!

Camp Xplode is all about getting back to nature and having fun with friends. However your child likes to have fun, you’ll find there’s a club that’s perfectly tailored to them. Children are grouped according to their age into one of the clubs below and participate in an exciting activity program designed with their age and interests in mind: 

Our Clubs

  • Bears: age 3 – 4
  • Foxes: age 5 – 7
  • Wildcats: age 8 – 11
  • Bisons: age 12 – 13
  • Wolves: age 8 – 14

Our unique holiday day camps give children and young adults an exciting multi activity experience with the chance to enjoy loads of activities like team sports, craft, archery, games, drama and bushcraft to name a few.

Booking Options:

OPTION 1: 5 day booking – full week

OPTION 2: 3 day booking* – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (note this must be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

OPTION 3: 2 day booking** – Thursday and Friday (note this must be Thursday and Friday)

*Not available for Wolves **Not available for Wolves or Bears 

Join us at Ackworth School, Pontefract, WF7 7LT

Camp Xplode also have camps in Ilkley, Leeds and York!

Book online at at or call 0113 4830280

0113 4830280



October Half Term dates TBC


Multi Sport Activity Camps (MSA Camps) provide a fun filled, action packed holiday camp for children aged 5-12 years old. We specialise in a combination of high-energised games, activities and sports, including swimming every day. The pride in seeing the fun and excitement of children at camp, drives who we are and what we do.


Our staff are fully qualified and experienced to deliver a vast range of sports and games including swimming. We are DBS checked (child protection) and First Aid trained.


”My kids love this activity camp, can’t wait to go back!! They will definitely be going next holidays!!” [ST, February 2018]

”Great activities. Great staff. Brilliant time had. Excellent value. 😍” [EO, August 2018]


Dates of upcoming camps

October Half Term: TBC

Christmas Holidays: TBC


07413 565948



October Half Term dates TBC


We run tennis camps for all ages and a range of abilities. If you’re a complete beginner or attend weekly coaching this camp would be for you. Each day you will learn a different shot and develop it in fun games and competition.

Children will be organised into groups of ability. Where possible we will remain outside at all times and social distancing guidelines will be strictly adhered to. Toilets will be used on a one in one out basis, and hygiene standards will be maintained. These guidelines will be adapted depending on the LTA and Government advise at the time of the camps taking place.



New to tennis course – Tennis For Kids (4-8 years) – 9-11am

Junior Camp (9-16 years) – 11-4pm [Packed lunches required]



A Camps

October Half Term Dates TBC

A Camps are for all children aged 5-16 with an interest in taking part in sports irrespective of ability or experience. Children can attend weekly or daily. Each day, campers will participate in a range of fun activities to develop leadership, communication and organisation skills, whilst making lots of new friends. Sessions will be specific to the interests of each group.

All Sports

Our All Sports Camps are a mixture of traditional and non-traditional sports and they meet the interests of each camper and group, with afternoons being taken up with campers choice, anything from Dodgeball, Football, Dance and more!

Where:  St Michael’s CE Academy  – all sports
Times: 10 am – 3 pm


Rugby Union Camp

A Camps team of experienced, and specialist coaches for a fun-filled week of Rugby games! The week will include a variety of games that will help improve player techniques and understanding of the fantastic game of Rugby Union.

Where: Sandal RUFC

Times: 10am – 3pm




Active Sports Camps

Wednesday 28th  – Friday 30th October 2020


We offer an inclusive programme of FUN activities, providing children of all abilities the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports!


Southdale CofE School, Southdale Road, Ossett, WF5 8BA



07772 567516

Art Club, Hepworth Gallery

Dates TBC


Art Club participants will discover the artworks in the gallery and experiment with a variety of creative techniques, culminating in a mini-exhibition in the learning space of all the amazing artwork they create.


This course is suitable for 7 – 11 year olds.


£120 for all four days (a 15% discount is available for siblings attending art club)

Big Adventures Holiday Club

Dates TBC


Ackworth home-based childcare

Den building, giant inflatables, crazy crafts, team games, day trips and lots of Big Adventures!

Sibling discount


You can book one day or the whole week!

Open 8:00am – 6:00pm


Contact Rachel 07710 549279

Dynamo Sports

October Half Term Dates TBC


Holiday Activity Camp

Dane Royd Junior & Infant School, Wakefield, WF4 3LZ


You can book one day or the whole week!

Open 8:30am – 4:30pm


Upcoming holiday camp weeks

October Half term – dates TBC


Contact Sam or King 07934 046538


Elite Kids Coaching

October Half Term Dates TBC


Our camps are a great way for your child to take part in the lots of different sports and activities available.


Take part in activities such as:



Swimming (selected)

Multi sports

Arts and Crafts

Plus much more…


Lady Elizabeth Hastings C of E Primary School, Ledston, Castleford, WF10 2BD


8:15am – 4:15pm


Contact: 07540 636936

Flexi Totz Holiday Camp

October Half Term Dates TBC


Flexi Totz holiday camps are for children aged 3 years + with any background in gymnastics from complete beginners to advanced.

​The sessions run from 9:00am – 3:00pm at Featherstone Sports Centre.

Children who attend will require a packed lunch and plenty to drink.


Address: Featherstone Sports Centre, Pontefract Road, Featherstone, WF7 5AJ

Contact: 07860 668103

Green Man Learning Forest Camp

October Half Term Dates TBC


Lots of woodland based fun; games, den building, natural arts , tool use and general woodland adventuring!

For children aged 7-11 years

Half day and full day available


Holiday Camp Dates

October Half Term Dates TBC


Phone: 07845 864106

Holiday Drama Club

October Half Term Dates TBC


Sessions for drama Kings & Queens aged 4 years + by Love 2 Act

9:30am – 3:30pm


Upcoming holiday club dates



Address: Phoenix Centre, Batley Road, Alverthorpe, WF1 2DW

Contact: Jessica 07960 122550

Izwiz Robotics

Monday 26th October 2020 9am – 3pm and Friday 30th October 2020 9am – 3pm

Hands on interactive robotics workshops for children aged 5-12 years old.

Embedding cross-curricular STEAM skills through robotics.
(STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths)

A Star Dance Studio, Unit 16 RCM Business Centre, WF5 9ND. Tel: Emma, 07739 320887

King’s Camps

October Half Term Dates TBC


Our most popular programme for 4-17s. Join us for the week to take part in a full Kings Camps experience including up to 30 different sports & activities and our end of the week event The Kings Games.

Individual Days

Flexicare, our daily booking option is ideal for those who only need a few days throughout the week. Flexicare offers a selection of sports and games timetabled for your child’s group on those days.


Upcoming holiday camps



Call: 0114 263 2160

Lingotot Wakefield

Monday 26th October 2020


The ultimate holiday camp in Horbury – get stuck into nature with exploring, games, stories, baking and drama, all whilst learning French and Spanish! Different from your usual sport camps but still as high energy – packed with excitement and adventure! 5 – 11 years old!


Lingotot Wakefield is run by qualified teachers and language specialists. They teach their popular KS1 and 2 language courses across many schools in Wakefield.



Bex, 08456808148

Little Learners Holiday Workshops

Holiday workshops to inspire the imagination of your little learners!

Drop off your children at one of our Little Learners Education Science Workshops. We offer carefully planned workshops to children aged 5-11 years old during the school holidays.

Each day is themed around different aspects of science so children will be developing their skills as scientists and increasing their scientific knowledge and vocabulary.

All sessions are practical too so children will be busy scientists all session!

Sessions are planned and taught by a qualified primary school teacher with over 16 years’ experience, recent DBS check and recent safe guarding training.

All the exciting, practical resources the children will need in their workshops are provided. Children will also be provided with refreshments and a snack. Contact me for further details.

Places are limited due to insurance and room space so please book your place quickly.



Mrs Michelle Roe (BA HONS QTS)
07572 399 351

OMA Fun Club

October Half Term Dates TBC


A place for your kids in the school holidays, every day is a different theme

We play sports, crafts, films, nerf wars, laser quest, dodgeball, games

8:45am – 3:00pm


Upcoming holiday camps

October Half Term Dates TBC


Address: 7A, R C Marsden Business Centre, Dewsbury Road, Ossett, WF5 9ND

Contact: Tony 07492 811145

Pisces Swimming School

Dates TBC


Crash Course, for children of all abilities from 4 years old. Swimming lessons take place daily each morning starting from 9:00am


Ackworth School, Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract WF7 7LT


Contact: 01977 671755



Pro Player Football Academy

1-2-1 and small group sessions available


Offering fantastic fun filled Holiday Courses all year round for boys aged 5 – 13 years.
These courses are designed to be fun and enjoyable, whilst giving children the opportunity to practice and develop an array of football techniques through practical drills, exercises & small sided games.

Session times: 9:30am – 3:00pm


Address: Kettlethorpe High School, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, WF2 7EL

Contact: 07972 429 468

Sandal Tennis Club

October Half Term Dates TBC


In line with government and LTA guidelines, the camp will run in small groups of 5 players and 1 coach over one tennis court per group. It will consist of multiple 45-minute fun individual and team games per day chosen to improve children’s sporting competences and holistic development, which do not infringe the LTA and government guidelines at the time. Children will be grouped together with those of similar age and abilities. Alongside this, children will have opportunities to take part in a variety of different games and sports. Ages 4 – 11 years old.


Book here





Straycats Holiday Club

Ofsted registered holiday club

Purpose built, large spacious outdoor area including climbing frame, obstacle course and forest garden.

A fantastic environment, offering opportunities to socialise with friends and encouraging child led planning and activities for all ages led by a friendly, dedicated team of experienced staff


Address: Abacus nursery, Pinderfields Hospital, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4DG

Contact: 01924 543040

TC Performance Academy

October Half Term Dates TBC


Football & rugby camp at Stanley Rodillians Rugby Club, Manley Park, WF3 4EF


You can book one day or the whole week!

Open 9:00am – 3:00pm


Contact 07517 119230

Totally Runable

Totally Runable uses running to build confidence in sport, exercise and life, for girls age 7-11.
Holiday camps for girls mix fun running games with positive messages from a team of positive role models. 4 holiday club themes to choose from;
– Running Like A Girl
– My Personal Best
– Running My Own Race
– Being Brave
Schools workshops work with girls and school staff using running to build confidence in sport, exercise and life over 6 weeks.
Call: 01226 982516

Wakefield Indoor Football Centre

October Half Term Dates TBC


Half Term camp held at Wakefield Indoor Football Centre

9:00am – 3:00pm


6a Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7AZ

Call: Colin 07495 462790

White Rose Camps

Dates TBC


A fun holiday camp for children of all interests and abilities in and between Reception and Year 7.


8:00am – 4:00pm

Horbury Academy, Horbury, WF4 5HE

Contact: 07875 763722