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Activities for Additional Needs Children

Bulmershe Leisure Centre, special needs swimming ~ 0118 926 8733

Caversham Children's Centre, Families Together, last Fri of each mth, 9.30-11.30 ~ 0118 937 2575

Chance to Dance classes for special needs children & young people, Tilehurst ~ 07736 343570

Kids 'n'Action, Special Needs Nights, 2nd Wed of month 5 -8pm,Winnersh Triangle ~ 0118 968 0983
http://www.kids-n-action.co.uk/

Krazy Playdays, soft play centre, every 2 wks on Fri pm's for disabled children ~ 0118 942 6171

Me2 Club-Enabling children with additional needs, in Wokingham boro,to take part ~ 0118 969 6369

Peapods Saturday Club, every 2nd Sat of month, Loddon Road, Twyford ~ 07765 896040

Reading Cygnets Swimming Club, for people with learning disabilities ~ 01491 873237

Reading Mencap, Friday Club, 11 -15 yrs with special needs, 6.30 - 9pm ~ 0118 966 2518

Reading Mencap, KEEN Performing Arts Club, 9 -13 yrs, 2.30 - 5pm ~ 0118 966 2518

Reading Mencap, Saturday Club, 8 -11 yrs with special needs, 9am - 12 ~ 0118 966 2518

Air Sports

Reading Air Cadets, flying, gliding, sports, camping, age 13+, Oxford Rd ~ 0118 9582867

Antenatal Exercise and Relaxation

Amblecote Osteopathy and Aromatherapy, cranial osteopathy ~ 0118 941 1212

Astangi yoga and yoga for pregnancy, call Deb ~ 07979 982839

Bump, Birth and Babies, baby massage, mother and baby yoga, pregnancy yoga ~ 07812 343550

Gentle Birthing with Hypnotherapy ~ 0118 934 9489

Harrison Clinic, cranial osteopathy, pregnancy massage,other osteopathy services ~ 0118 976 2253

Henley Birthcare, midwife-led antenatal pilates, Goring on Thames ~ 07803 240134

Maternity Reflexology, Bach Flower Remedies ~ 0118 947 9375

Pregnancy yoga classes ~ 07931 756461

Pregnancy Yoga, Caversham, Sat am, Thurs pm, call Tessa ~ 07766 707119

Susannah Fone MBAcC, acupuncture at Total Health Clinic, Tilehurst ~ 07939 067278

Viniyoga classes - family, pregnancy, general, 1-1 ~ 07984 451141

Antenatal Groups and Support

Birthzang Active Birth Preparation Class for positive birth ~ 07931 756461

Confident Childbirth hypnobirthing, therapist spec in anxiety, PTSD & phobias ~ 07446 950386

Future Babies Ltd, ultrasound scanning studio, London St ~ 0118 958 5050

Happy Births, hypnobirthing, childbirth preparation classes ~ 0118 947 0385

Having Twins, Antenatal Classes for Multiples, 4 - 6 couples ~ 0118 966 3609

Henley Birthcare, midwife-led hypnolamaze & labour classes, Oxon & Berks ~ 07940 166673

Lamaze Active Birth Classes and birth doula ~ 07810 484772

LAMAZE Active Birth, antenatal classes, Lower Earley ~ 0118 966 2156

Organise a pre-birthing party with your friends and family, call Deb ~ 07979 982839

Private Birth Preparation with Lisa Ramsey ~ 07747 806033

Reading NCT Antenatal Classes ~ 0844 243 6884

Arts and Crafts

artspiration, structured art lessons for children ~ 01628 634418

Eco Bugs facepainting ~ 07921 836509

HaaHoos - get creative & paint your own unique design on a piece of pottery ~ 0118 9321 441

Hobbycraft, all the craft materials you could think of, Forbury Retail Park ~ 0845 051 6532

Leap Frog Ceramics, paint your own pottery, Henry St Garden Centre, Arborfield ~ 0118 976 2216

Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, pottery and coffee mmm Tilehurst ~ 01183 272022

Pottering About, mobile paint your own pottery company ~ 07710 347920

The Children's Art Studio for children in and around Berkshire ~ 07775 039439

You-Superstar, Lego Building workshops, Summer Holidays, Reading Area, 7yrs + ~ 07834 838999
http://www.you-superstar.com

Athletics

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, athletics ~ 0118 937 5080

Reading Athletic Club, age 10+ ~ 0118 942 7550

Baby and Toddler Equipment

Allpresent, Clevamama bath towels and more ~ 0118 947 7418

Baby and Toddlerwear

Allpresent, Togz kids'waterproofs ~ 0118 947 7418

Incy Wincy Ltd Swimming Products for 3 mths to adult ~ 0118 956 0295

Twinkle Twinkle, cloth nappies, slings, organic clothing ~ 0118 969 5550

Baby Clinics

Battle Library Baby Clinic, Tue & Thur 2.15 - 4pm ~ 0118 937 5100

Caversham Children's Centre, Well-baby Clinic Drop-in Mon 9.30-11.15am ~ 0118 937 2575

Coley Park Children's Centre, Child Health Clinic, Mons 1 - 2.15pm ~ 0118 937 2535

Family Health and Baby Clinics, all over Reading, drop-in ~ 0118 931 2111

North Reading Children's Centre, Well-baby Clinic, drop-in, Thur 9.30-11.15 ~ 0118 937 2575

Southcote Children's Centre, Child Health Clinic, Wed 1- 2.15pm ~ 0118 937 2535

Baby Massage

Amblecote Osteopathy and Aromatherapy, baby massage course ~ 0118 941 1212

Bump, Birth and Babies, baby massage, mother and baby yoga, pregnancy yoga ~ 07812 343550

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Massage. ~ 01183 212526

Henley Birthcare, midwife-led baby massage classes, Wallingford, Henley or home ~ 07803 240134

Baby Signing and Communication

Baby College, fun development classes, 0-3 yrs, Reading & surrounding areas ~ 07766 688120

Baby Sensory, 1-13 mths, rich sensory activities, Reading area ~ 07788 652137

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Signing ~ 01183 212526

TinyTalk baby signing and Toddler classes at The Mad House ~ 07734 271767

Baby Yoga

Bump, Birth and Babies, baby massage, mother and baby yoga, pregnancy yoga ~ 07812 343550

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Yoga ~ 01183 212526

Mother & baby Yoga, Caversham, Fri am, Fri pm, Wed am, call Tessa ~ 07766 707119

Mum and baby yoga classes ~ 07931 756461

Badminton

Academy Sport Leisure Centre. No Strings Badminton 'pay-and-play'sessions, ~ 0118 937 0270

Bulmershe Leisure Centre, fun badminton club, beginners & intermed, 5+ ~ 0118 926 8733

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley ~ 0118 921 6969

Basketball

Academy Sport Leisure Centre. Reading Rockets run the basketball program ~ 0118 937 0270

Cotswold Sports Centre, basketball ~ 0118 941 4690

Reading Rockets Basketball Club, age 4+, all around Reading ~ 0118 926 3040

Bereaved Parents and Family Members

Child Death Helpline, for anyone affected by child death ~ 0800 282 986

Compassionate Friends, supporting bereaved parents and families ~ 0345 123 2304

Cruse Bereavement Care, Young Persons FREE helpline ~ 0808 808 1677

CRY, Cardiac Risk in the Young, for local contact and support ~ 01737 363222

Daisy's Dream, support for children facing & following bereavement in Berkshire ~ 0118 934 2604

Dinkie Dannies stillborn baby 3D hand & feet casts from 20wks+ ~ 07594 665476

Miscarriage Association, for support and help ~ 01924 200799

The Way Foundation, resources/support for thse widowed age 50 and under

Bikes

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, velodrome ~ 0118 937 5080

Reading Cycling Club, age 12+ ~ 0118 941 2575

Birth Hypnosis

Changes 4 Life, Hypnobirthing. Reading area ~ 0118 376 5548

Bouncy Castles, Soft Play and Inflatables

Professional bouncy castle hire in Reading, Newbury and surrounding areas. ~ 07957 278980

Breastfeeding, Weaning Help and Support

Breast Feeding Clinic, Battle Library, Thurs 11.30am ~ 0118 937 5100

Breast-feeding clinic, help & advice, Royal Berks., 2nd Tue every mth 2-4pm ~ 0118 322 8964

Caversham Children's Centre, Bumps and Breastfeeding, Mon 9.30-11.30am ~ 0118 937 2575

Henley Birthcare, support from infant-feeding consultant & midwife, Oxon & Berks ~ 07940 166673

La Leche League, Woodley, Breastfeeding support ~ 0118 962 8983

Careers Advice

9-2-3 Jobs is a boutique recruitment agency specialising in flexible work.Helen: ~ 07789 270183

Jobcentre Plus, if you are looking for work ~ 0845 606 0234

New Directions, free careers advice, help with CVs and online job searching ~ 0345 842 0012

Carers Support

Berkshire Carers Service, support to all carers ~ 0118 324 7333

Carers UK, expert advice, information and support for carers ~ 0808 808 7777

Child and Family Support and Advice

Berkshire Family Mediation, for couples ending their relationship ~ 0118 957 1159

Care to Learn, help with childcare costs while you study if aged under 20 ~ 0800 121 8989

Child Benefits Helpline ~ 0300 200 3100

Child Maintenance Service ~ 0800 083 5130

Claudia Smith: Email counselling for busy parents. Text for info ~ 07806 806954

Family and Childcare Trust, aims to make UK better place for families ~ 020 7940 7510

Family Information Service, information for every family member ~ 0118 937 3777

Hearing Screening and Testing, for children 3 and over, Lucinda Ellis ~ 07795 268866

Home-Start Reading, offering support, friendship and practical help ~ 0118 956 0050

I CAN Help, parents/porfessional worried about a child's communication skills ~ 020 7843 2510

Jobcentre Plus, if you are looking for work ~ 0845 606 0234

Jobcentre Plus, if you need to claim a benefit ~ 0800 055 6688

Kidscape, for parents, concerned relatives, friends of bullied children ~ 020 7730 3300

KidSMART, be smart online ~ 020 7639 6967

National Association of People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC), support ~ 0808 801 0331

National Debtline, free confidential/independent advice ~ 0808 808 4000

NSPCC, 24 hour FREE child protection helpline ~ 0808 800 5000

Parent classes, weekends at Royal Berks., book after 20 wk scan ~ 0118 322 8964

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), for patients, carers & families ~ 0118 322 8338

Reading Lifeline, crisis pregnancy centre, London Street ~ 0118 959 6669

Relate, relationship counselling for couples and families ~ 0118 987 6161

Samantha Grant Hypnotherapy - confidence, nerves, phobias, blushing ~ 07919 577512

Samaritans, Reading, emotional support to anyone in distress ~ 0118 926 6333

Southcote Children's Centre,Time 4 me group, women only session invite only ~ 0118 937 2535

Stop It Now! To help prevent the sexual abuse of children ~ 0808 1000 900

Tamba, nat.charity to improve the lives & well-being of families with multiples ~ 01252 332 344

Tax Credits Helpline ~ 0345 300 3900

Thames Valley Probation Service ~ 0118 956 0466

The NAS Parent to Parent Line, confidential telephone support ~ 0808 800 4106

Victim Support National Telephone Support Line ~ 0808 168 9111

Young Minds, parents information service, improving wellbeing in young people ~ 0808 802 5544

Childminders and Babysitting

3mxchildcare, registered childminders, Mon to Fri 8am to 6pm ~ 07990 502876

Coralis Childcare Agency Ltd ~ 0118 950 7514

Sitters, for day and evening babysitters with professional childcare experience ~ 08447 367 367

Smileys Childcare Agency, specialists in all types of childcare ~ 0845 201 1630

Tinies Childcare, nannies, mother's help, babysitters ~ 01628 522212

Children with Disabilities

Alafia Project, support for ethnic minority children with disabilities ~ 0118 951 0279

Berkshire Autistic Society ~ 0118 959 4594

Berkshire Vision, supporting the visually impaired, for children and adults ~ 0118 987 2803

Building for the Future, improving the lives of local disabled children ~ 07393 407169

Caversham Children's Centre, Families Together, last Fri of each mth, 9.30-11.30 ~ 0118 937 2575

Contact a Family, parents supporting parents with disabled children ~ 0808 808 3555

Dingley's Promise ~ 0118 327 7424

Me2 Club-Enabling children with additional needs, in Wokingham boro,to take part ~ 0118 969 6369

National Mencap, the voice of learning disability ~ 0808 808 1111

New Life Foundation for Disabled Children, helpline ~ 0800 902 0095

Parenting Special Children, supports families of children with special needs ~ 0118 986 3532

Peapods, support for families of children with physical disabilities ~ 07765 896040

Reading Centre for the Deaf, 131- 133 Cardiff Road ~ 0118 959 4969

Reading CTPLD Learning Disability Team ~ 0118 937 3742

Reading Mencap, support for those with a learning disability ~ 0118 966 2518

SCOPE, National Disability Charity ~ 0808 800 3333

Skill, National Bureau for students with disabilities ~ 0800 328 5050

Wokingham Dyslexia Support Group ~ 07806 230044

Wokingham, Bracknell and Districts Mencap, learning disability support ~ 0300 777 8539

Children’s Centres

Blagdon Nursery School & Children's Centre ~ 0118 901 5425

Blagrave Nursery School and Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 2535

Burghfield and Area Children's Centre, Jordans Lane ~ 0118 983 1866

Calcot, Theale and Area Children's Centre ~ 0118 945 6157

Caversham Children's Centre, Amersham Road ~ 0118 937 2575

Coley Park Children's Centre, St Mary and All Saints School, Wensley Rd ~ 0118 937 2535

East Reading Children's Centre ~ 0118 901 5664

Hamilton Road Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 5050

Katesgrove Children's Centre ~ 0118 901 5664

Norcot Early Years Centre, term time ~ 0118 937 5577

North Reading Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 2575

Oxford Road Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 5676

Ranikhet Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 5221

Red Kite Children's Centre ~ 0118 908 8181

Southcote Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 2535

Starlings Children's Centre, Twyford ~ 0118 908 8185

SureStart Whitley Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 3894

SureStart Whitley Children's Centre, Stay and Play Mon to Sat ~ 0118 937 3894

The Ambleside Centre ~ 0118 377 6444

Winnersh Children's Centre, Rainbow Centre, Winnersh ~ 0118 908 8192

Children’s Farms, Zoos and Wildlife Centres

Amners Farm, lambing days, miniature railway ~ 0118 983 3437

Animal Dramatics, animal petting zoo, donkey rides, parties, reindeer hire ~ 07831 409457

Beale Park, wildlife park and gardens ~ 0118 976 7480

Bucklebury Farm Park, deer park, indoor play area, picnic ~ 0118 971 4002

Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre, Twyford. Education through Birds of Prey. ~ 07812 171709

UK Wolf Conservation Trust, working to keep wolves in the wild ~ 0118 971 3330

Children’s Hairdressers

Jk Juniors Cuts, Caversham, local hair salon specialising in childrens'haircuts ~ 0118 947 7340

Kool Kidz Kutz,fun hair salon for kids'haircuts with a difference,girls & boys ~ 0118 926 9635

Children’s Toys and Gifts

Allpresent, Wheelybugs and Kidimoto bikes ~ 0118 947 7418

World Shop, fair trade crafts from around the world, London St. ~ 0118 958 6692

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Citizens Advice Bureau, free & confidential advice, Reading ~ 03444 111 306

Citizens Advice Bureau, free & confidential advice, Woodley ~ 0300 330 1189

Citizens Advice Bureau, Swallowfield Medical Practice ~ 0118 988 3134

Climbing and Caving

Reading Climbing Centre, South of England's premier climbing facility ~ 0118 975 6298

Cookery

Kiddy Cookery, Aug hol. Cookery course, 2-10yrs, Reading and surrounding areas ~ 07932 942846

Craft and Cookery Parties

AB Entertainments, the best children's parties from pre-school to 12 yrs ~ 07747 535465

Delights of Italy, Wokingham, pasta parties & workshops- make-cook-eat ~ 07920 144888

Glass painting parties, for all ages and abilities, at your venue! ~ 07733 442958

HaaHoos- party packages for pottery painting, Deco Patch, Fabric & Silk Painting ~ 0118 9321 441

Leap Frog Ceramics, paint your own pottery, Henry St Garden Centre, Arborfield ~ 0118 976 2216

Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, pottery and coffee mmm Tilehurst ~ 01183 272022

Pottering About, mobile paint your own pottery company ~ 07710 347920

The Children's Art Studio for children in and around Berkshire ~ 07775 039439

Creches

Cotswold Sports Centre, creche for anyone, please enquire ~ 0118 941 4690

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Creche, under 5 yrs for up to 2 hours ~ 0118 901 5000

Cricket

Performance Cricket-Berks leading provider of cricket coaching boys & girls 3yr+ ~ 07887 598570

Purley On Thames Cricket Club, junior teams from Under 9 ~ 0118 945 3117

Shinfield Junior Cricket Club, Sat mornings from April ~ 07891 329833

Theale and Tilehurst Cricket Club, friendly family Club, Theale ~ 07966 156887

Twenty20 Cricket Coaching, 7 yrs+, led by professional caoches ~ 0845 520 2029

Dance and Theatre Arts

All Stars Theatre Academy,age 3 - 18,Burghfield Common, Mortimer, Earley, Theale ~ 0118 986 8000

Allied Schools of Dance, ballet, tap, modern, street, singing, drama, Woodley ~ 0118 967 1600

Berkshire Theatre School, Sat school for all ages, Earley ~ 07785 233282?

Berzerk Productions, quality drama and Lamda coaching, ages 6 - 18 ~ 07976 652742
http://www.berzerkproductions.com

Broadway Stage Academy, age 2+, Kennet Valley Community Centre, Calcot ~ 0118 901 7114

Cotswold Sports Centre, street dance ~ 0118 941 4690

Dance classes for 18 mths+. Disco Duck, Tiny Toes & ISTD Syllabus. Contact Steph ~ 07711 087427

Dance Reality, all types of dance, from 2yrs 6 mths, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 1896

Dance Sensation, tap, modern, ballet & more, Tilehurst & Spencer's Wood ~ 0118 986 3794

Dancercise, ballet, tap & street jazz, 2.5 yrs +, Sonning ~ 07951 385850

diddi dance - funky pre-school dance classes for boys and girls ~ 07719 878789

Drama Classes, Ages 14-19, Mondays, Reading Studio, Kings Road, RG1 4HJ ~ 01189 554757
http://www.readingrep.com/

Dramatix Productions - LAMDA & Drama classes, age 4 -19 ~ 07886 918492

J G Dance, 2.5 - 18 yrs, ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics ~ 01491 572000

Masquerade Theatre & Dance School, 3 - 18 yrs ~ 0118 954 6292

Mo's Dance & Drama School,all dance styles,2yrs+,Caversham,Emmer Green,Woodley ~ 07776 183689

O'Gara School of Irish Dancing, age 4.5 yrs+, Irish Centre ~ 07961 454089

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, Dance Club, Monday 3.45 - 4.45 ~ 0118 937 5080

Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company ~ 07834 235620

School of the Arts, dance, drama, singing, age 3 - 18+ ~ 07833 221135

South Street Youth Theatre, junior and senior groups ~ 0118 937 3456

StageAbility, 5-12, have fun with drama! Tilehurst, Burghfield, Lower Earley ~ 0118 933 3791

Stagecoach Reading East, act, sing, dance, age 4+ ~ 0118 371 2996

Stagecoach Reading North, act, sing, dance, age 4+ ~ 0118 911 1135

Stagecoach Reading West, act, sing, dance, age 4+ ~ 0844 800 9482

Starlet Dance School, all types of dance, drama & singing, girls & boys age 3-18 ~ 0118 988 7848

Starmaker Theatre Company, 4-18yrs,Summer & Stage School, Musical Theatre &LAMDA ~ 0118 988 7959
http://starmaker.org.uk/

Steppin Out Stars of Tomorrow, drama, dance, theatre, singing and more ~ 07970 034488

Tara's Academy, street dance & drama for 4yrs+, Charvil & Twyford ~ 07546 416370

The County School of Dancing, ballroom, latin and street, 3 to 16yrs ~ 0118 926 2869

The Dance Studio, ballroom, latin, rock'n'roll & more. Richfield Ave ~ 07710 408473

The Lodge School of Theatre Dance, 3yrs to adult, all styles ~ 0118 986 1040

The Pauline Quirke Academy Reading, Theale Green School RG7 5DA ~ 0800 531 6282

Theatretrain, performing in local & West End Shows, 4 - 18 yrs ~ 07862 241429

Dancewear

Dancia International, dancewear for all ages and all dance/gym ~ 0118 947 8123

Daycare Nurseries

Abbeymore Day Nursery and Preschool ~ 0333 305 3739

Barn Owl Day Nursery, babies to school age, 7.30 - 6pm, beautiful setting ~ 0118 942 5555

Berkeley Gardens Day Nursery, 3mths - 5 yrs, Berkeley Avenue ~ 0118 950 0116

Bishopswood Day Nursery, 6wks - 5yrs, 7.30 - 6.30. all year, nr Sonning Common ~ 0118 972 2196

Blagdon Nursery School & Children's Centre ~ 0118 901 5425

Brightstart Day Nursery , Theale, 3 months to 5 years ~ 0118 930 3000

Bubbles @ The Globe, 0-5 yrs, 7.30 - 6pm Mon-Fri, Portman Road ~ 0118 951 4443

Busy Bees Day Nursery, 3m - 5 yrs, Hurricane Way, Woodley ~ 0118 969 1299

Caversham Nursery School, 0 - 5 yrs, all year, Amersham Rd, Caversham ~ 0118 937 5429

Cedar Park Day Nursery, 6 wks to 5 yrs, Twyford ~ 0118 934 0118

Childbase Nurseries - Green Park, 6months to 5 years ~ 0118 931 3115

Chiltern College Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Caversham ~ 0118 947 1847

Coombes C of E Nursery, Arborfield ~ 0118 9760 751

Denefield Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Long Lane, Tilehurst ~ 0118 972 8970

Dickory Docks Day Nursery, 3mths - 5yrs, 8am - 1pm, 1pm - 6pm or 8am - 6pm ~ 0118 959 8252

Farm View Day Nursery, 3m - 5 yrs, 7.30am - 6pm, Spencers Wood ~ 0118 988 7889

Forbury Gardens Day Nursery, 3mths - 5 yrs, Abbots Walk ~ 0118 958 8116

Goldilocks Nursery, 0 -5yrs, Tilehurst ~ 0118 945 1129

Greyfriars Day Nursery, 3 mths - 5 yrs, all year, Friar St. ~ 0118 958 9558

Hazebrouck Nursery, Arborfield, 3m - 5yrs, 7.30am - 6pm, lovely setting ~ 0118 976 2054

Holme Park Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, 7.30am - 6.30pm, Sonning ~ 0118 969 5545

Inglewood Day Nursery, large gardens, 3m - 5 yrs, Sonning ~ 0118 944 8338

Jubilee Day Nursery, in acres of countryside, 3m - 5yrs, Padworth ~ 0118 970 1600

Little Dragons, the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust premises ~ 0118 958 5316

Little Ducklings Day Nursery, from 3months to 5 years ~ 0118 927 2822

Mary Seacole Day Nursery & Family Support Unit ~ 0118 916 8418

Mrs Bland's Infant and Nursery School, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 2332

Norcot Daycare, all year availability ~ 0118 937 5677

Northumberland Day Nursery, Complete Childcare, great setting ~ 0118 987 5943

Orchard Day Nursery, 1-5 yrs, 8am - 6pm, Caversham ~ 0118 947 5797

Pangbourne Day Nursery ~ 0118 984 1496

Park Day Nursery, 3 months to 5 years ~ 0118 926 8892

Pine Rivers Kindergarten Limited, 7.30am - 6pm, 0 - 5 yrs ~ 0118 959 8232

Rainbow Day Nursery for children of hospital employees, Craven Rd ~ 0118 322 7112

Riverside Day Nursery, 3m - 5 yrs, Palmer Park ~ 0118 966 5040

St John's Nursery ~ 0118 937 5540

Sure Start Whitley Day Nursery ~ 0118 937 3894

Thames Valley Park Children's Centre, for Microsoft employees ~ 0118 909 5108

The Bees Knees, 3m - 5yrs, 7am - 7pm, all year, Connaught Road ~ 0118 959 0364

The Co-operative Childcare, 3m - 5yrs, Valpy St ~ 0800 954 0669

The Meadows Nursery School for 3 to 5 yrs, The Ambleside Centre, Woodley ~ 0118 377 6444

The Pastures nursery for children 3 mths - 3 yrs. The Ambleside Centre, Wooley ~ 0118 377 6444

The Wigwam Day Nursery, full and part-time, 0- 5 yrs, Fatherson Road ~ 0118 958 1800

Waterside Early Care & Education Centre, 3m - 5 yrs, Thames Valley Park ~ 0330 134 2570

Western Elms Nursery School, 0 - 5 yrs, Reading ~ 0118 957 2146

Willows Nursery at Blagdon Nursery School & Children's Centre ~ 0118 937 5484

Woodley Gardens Day Nursery ~ 0118 921 9100

Yellow Brick Nursery, Lower Earley, 3 mths - 5yrs, 8am - 6pm ~ 0118 987 3441

Domestic Abuse, Support and Advice

Berkshire Women's Aid (24 hrs), support, help and advice ~ 0118 950 4003

Galup, domestic violence support for LGBT people ~ 0800 999 5428

Mankind, for male victims of domestic abuse, all areas ~ 01273 911680

Men's Advice Line, advice & support for men in any abusive relationship ~ 0808 801 0327

National Centre for Domestic Violence ~ 0800 970 2070

Refuge, National Domestic Violence Helpline, FREE, Confidential ~ 0808 2000 247

Women's Aid, National Domestic Violence Helpline, FREE, Confidential ~ 0808 2000 247

Drugs and Alcohol Advice and Support

Al-Anon Family Groups, support to the families & friends of problem drinkers ~ 020 7403 0888

Families Anonymous, support for families/friends of drug users ~ 0845 1200 660

FRANK, The A-Z of Drugs, confidential advice ~ 0300 123 6600

West of Berkshire Substance Misuse service ~ 0118 955 7333

Face Painting, Make-over and Pamper Parties

AB Entertainments, the best children's parties from pre-school to 12 yrs ~ 07747 535465

Angel Faces facepainter, children's facepainting for parties ~ 01483 851155

Froggle Parties, face painting, glitter tattoos, any kind of designs ~ 0845 050 4509

Gorgeous Girls Parties, fun-filled party makeover, age 4 - 14 yrs ~ 0118 391 3576

Family Photography

Aperture Dramatics, family, children, sporting moments & more ~ 07962 322789

Evolve Portraits, contemporary family photos, Twyford ~ 0118 932 0122

Hannah McClune Photography, Fun, relaxed, natural in pretty outdoor settings ~ 0118 9887 988

Magic Photography, capture those magic moments, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 6531

Simon Kemp Photography ~ 0118 988 5088

Tara Taylor Photography, photographing children, adults & families, Emmer Green ~ 0118 947 6767

Farm and Animal Parties

Animal Dramatics, animal petting zoo, donkey rides, parties, reindeer hire ~ 07831 409457

Bucklebury Farm Park, deer park, indoor play area, picnic ~ 0118 971 4002

Fencing

Reading Fencing Club, Reading Blue Coat School, Sonning ~ 0800 193 0395

First Aid Courses for Children

St John Ambulance, young first aider, age 6 - 18 ~ 0118 933 5500

First Aid Training for Parents and Carers

ABC Medical Services, family first aid training, Old House Farm, Cutbush Lane ~ 0845 230 0999

St John Ambulance, paediatric first aid ~ 0118 933 5500

Football

Academy Sport Leisure Centre. Kickz football project with Reading FC ~ 0118 937 0270

Australian Rules Football, players aged 16+ ~ 07712 003210

Cotswold Sports Centre, Tilehurst, football courses age 4 - 16 ~ 0118 941 4690

Little Kickers, 18mths to 5 yrs, Reading area ~ 0118 328 2321

Loddon Valley Leisure, football courses for boys and Girls ~ 0118 931 2066

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, football ~ 0118 937 5080

Reading Girls'Football Team, under 8s - under 18s ~ 07990 571104

South Reading FC, soccer school for boys & girls aged 4-7 yrs ~ 07977 802530

Spencers Wood Youth Football Club, U7s to U18s, Ryeish Green, Tue to Thur ~ 07899 024666

Tilehurst Panthers Girls Football Club, from under 9s ~ 07768 936927

Woodley Hammers FC, Junior teams, boys and girls ~ 07712 828143

Foreign Language Tuition

BilinguaSing French/Spanish music & movement classes for babies & young children ~ 07810 751645

Czech School Berkshire, 4-13 years, The Oakwood Centre, Woodley ~ 07891 258977

Fostering and Adoption

Foster Care Associates and Core Assets, Woodley ~ 0118 969 8543

Parents & Children Together (PACT), Adoption and fostering charity ~ 0300 456 4800

West Berkshire Family Placement Team ~ 01635 503155

Get Fit and Stay Healthy

Viniyoga classes - family, pregnancy, general, 1-1 ~ 07984 451141

Golf

Burghfield Golf Course, 9 Hole Pay and Play course for beginners ~ 0779 062 7551

Caversham Heath Golf Club ~ 0118 947 8600

Loddon Valley Leisure, children's coaching program ~ 0118 931 2066

Lostopia Adventure Golf,Level 1 Broad Street Mall GBP3.50 adult/GBP2.50 4-16yrs ~ 0118 9508670

Gymnastics and Trampoline

Bulmershe Gymnastics Club, preschool to adult ~ 0118 926 3686

Bulmershe Leisure Centre, trampolining 5+, mixed ability classes ~ 0118 926 8733

Cotswold Sports Centre, gymnastics and trampolining courses ~ 0118 941 4690

Highdown Sports Centre, junior gymnastics ~ 0118 901 5812

Kennylands Gymnastics, gym classes from walking to adult ~ 0118 972 4401

Loddon Valley Leisure, children's coaching program ~ 0118 931 2066

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley ~ 0118 921 6969

Hall Hire

Academy Sport Leisure Centre ~ 0118 937 0270

Aldermaston Parish Hall, hall, billiard room, stage, kitchen ~ 07748 791544

Amersham Road Community Centre, large hall & lounge area ~ 0118 937 5630

Bulmershe Leisure Centre ~ 0118 926 8733

Burghfield St Mary's Parish Hall, available for parties, parking ~ 0118 983 6781

Burghfield Village Hall, parking, 2 halls, kitchen, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 971 2040

Chapel Hall, Loddon Bridge Road, Woodley ~ 0118 969 0356

Charvil Village Hall, Park Lane, Charvil ~ 07850 234363

Church House, 59 Church St, Caversham ~ 0118 947 1703

Coley Park Community Centre ~ 0118 950 4202

Coronation Hall, Headley Road, Woodley ~ 0118 969 0356

Cotswold Sports Centre, large sports hall or smaller dance studio for hire ~ 0118 941 4690

Earley St Nicolas Hall, Sutcliffe Ave, Earley ~ 07774 788697

Grazeley Village Hall, ample parking, large grounds, kitchen & facilities ~ 0845 643 6194

Hexham Community Centre ~ 0118 937 5628

Mortimer West End Village Hall, including kitchen facilities, large car park ~ 0118 933 2913

Pangbourne Village Hall, 2 halls, kitchen & WiFi ~ 07747 884341

Park United Reformed Church Halls, 5 halls, parking, Palmer Park Ave ~ 0845 463 6426

Pearson Hall, Pearson Road, Sonning ~ 0118 969 7692

Redingensians Sports Club, Old Bath Road, Sonnning ~ 0118 969 5259

Risley Memorial Hall, Odiham Road, Risley ~ 0118 988 5083

Shiplake Memorial Hall, Memorial Ave, Shiplake Cross, Wargrave ~ 0118 324 3303

St Andrews Church Hall, Harrogate Road ~ 0118 948 2010

St Barnabas Church Hall, St Barnabas Road, Emmer Green ~ 07580 029910

St Johns Village Hall, Mortimer, large hall, seats 100 ~ 0118 933 3741

Swallowfield Parish Hall, Swallowfield Street ~ 0118 988 5444

The Milestone Centre, Northbrook Road, Caversham Park Village ~ 0118 947 2589

The Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley ~ 0118 969 0356

The Parish Hall, Erleigh Road, Earley ~ 0118 966 6389

Theale Village Hall, Englefield Road, available for children's parties ~ 0118 930 2719

Tilehurst Village Hall, Victoria Road, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 6396

Twyford Youth and Community Centre ~ 0118 934 0891

Westwood Community Social Club, Downsway, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 9865

Whitley Wood Community Centre, Swallowfield Drive ~ 0118 937 5635

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley ~ 0118 921 6969

Health Helplines

Asthma UK, support and advice ~ 0300 222 5800

BEAT, helpline for all eating disorders ~ 0845 634 1414

CRY, Cardiac Risk in the Young, for local contact and support ~ 01737 363222

FRANK, The A-Z of Drugs, confidential advice ~ 0300 123 6600

Meningitis Now, symptoms and effects, helpline ~ 0808 801 0388

National AIDS and Sexual Health Line ~ 0300 123 7123

NHS Pregnancy Smoking Helpline ~ 0300 123 1044

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), for patients, carers & families ~ 0118 322 8338

Shine, support for Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus, info/advice ~ 01733 555988

The National Eczema Society, helpline ~ 0800 089 1122

Health Visitors and School Nurses

Health Visitors, parenting support ~ 0118 931 2111

Helplines

Berkshire Women's Aid (24 hrs), support, help and advice ~ 0118 950 4003

Childline, 24hr helpline, talk to specially trained listeners ~ 0800 1111

Family Lives, free helpline, 24 hours a day ~ 0808 800 2222

Samaritans, Reading, emotional support to anyone in distress ~ 0118 926 6333

Hockey

Phoenix and Ranelagh Hockey Club, extensive junior section, Oxford Rd ~ 07799 414439

Reading Hockey Club, age 4 - 18, all abilities, Sonning Lane ~ 0118 969 9049

Sonning Hockey Club, Sonning Lane, age 7 - 16, all abilities ~ 07970 495813

Holiday Schemes and Activities

Academy Sport Leisure Centre, full timetable of holiday activities ~ 0118 937 0270

Allied Schools of Dance Summer School, Wokingham ~ 0118 967 1600

Bulmershe Gymnastics Club, preschool to adult ~ 0118 926 3686

Caversham Lawn Tennis Club, summer camps, age 4+ ~ 0118 947 4566

Chance to Dance Camp for anyone with disability 4 to 24 yrs, many activitie ~ 07736 343570

Dance Sensation Summer School, action packed with lots of fun ~ 0118 986 3794

Dingley's Promise ~ 0118 327 7424

Dinton Activity Centre, adventurous holiday activity camps from 8 to 18 ~ 01189 746 343

Elite Soccer School, school holiday courses, age 4 - 14 yrs ~ 07769 701209

Energy Kidz, holiday clubs, locations across Reading ~ 0333 577 1533

Englefield Nursery School, fun holiday club for 2.5 - 5 yrs, off Pangbourne Rd ~ 07554 090 647

Fun Club Berks brand new Summer Camp! 1st wk of Aug, Denefield School, Rdg ~ 07923 824 114

Get Active Sports, Reading, 4 to 16 years ~ 01344 860868

Go Beanies Activity Day Camp at Beale Park. Ofsted approved ~ 0118 984 1684

Goring Tennis Club, Holiday tennis camps ~ 07770 525406

Green Park Holiday Play Club ~ 0118 975 5455

Greyfriars Holiday Club, fun activities and outings for children 3-8yrs ~ 0118 958 9558

Hawkedon Play Club, holiday club ~ 07795 936975

Highdown Holiday Play Club ~ 07803 454 966

Inglewood Day Nursery, Learning Fun Club for nursery children/siblings ~ 0118 944 8338

Jubilee Cadets Woodland Holiday Club, 5 - 11 yrs, 8am - 6pm, Padworth ~ 0118 970 1300

Jubilee Jets Holiday Club, 5 - 11 yrs, 8am - 6pm, Padworth ~ 0118 983 4018

King's Camps, 4 - 17 yrs, multi-activity holiday club, Caversham ~ 0114 263 2160

Koosa Kids -Tadley Primary School, Waingel's College Woodley -every school hol ~ 0845 0942 322

Leighton Park Holiday Scheme, extensive range of activities, contact Calvin ~ 0118 987 9538

Palmer Park Sports Stadium football courses ~ 0118 937 5080

Performance Cricket-Berks leading provider of cricket coaching boys & girls 3yr+ ~ 07887 598570

Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company holiday courses ~ 07834 235620

Reading Hockey Club, holiday hockey camps, age 7 - 16 ~ 0118 969 9049

Reading Mencap, sibling holiday club ages 8 - 16, activities and outings ~ 0118 966 2518

Reading Rockets Basketball Club, age 4+, all around Reading ~ 0118 926 3040

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Holiday playscheme for 8 yrs and above ~ 0118 901 5000

SCL provide a wide variety of activities, Reading, 4-12 yrs ~ 0345 644 5747

St Joseph's Holiday Club, 8am - 6pm, age 3 - 14, Upper Redlands Road ~ 0118 966 1000

StageAbility, 5-12, have fun with drama! Tilehurst, Burghfield, Lower Earley ~ 0118 933 3791

Star Hotshots, multi-activity sports camps, Blue Coat School ~ 0845 301 0450

The Mad House Activity Club, Green Park ~ 0118 975 5455
http://www.themadhousereading.co.uk/

Twenty20 Cricket Coaching, 7 yrs+, led by professional caoches ~ 0845 520 2029

Waterloo Meadows Holiday Play Club ~ 07841 271 913

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley ~ 0118 921 6969

Xplore Activity Camps, fantastic summer camp in Pangbourne College ~ 01449 742700
http://www.xploreactivitycamps.com/

You-Superstar, Lego Building workshops, Summer Holidays, Reading Area, 7yrs + ~ 07834 838999
http://www.you-superstar.com

Horseriding

Hall Place Equestrian Centre, age 2+, beginners to advanced ~ 0118 942 6938

Independent Schools

Alder Bridge Steiner-Waldorf School,where learning is a journey not a race,3-14y ~ 0118 971 4471

Caversham Preparatory School, boys & girls, 4 -11 yrs, Caversham ~ 0118 947 8684

Cedars School, Aldermaston, boys & girls, 4 to 11 yrs ~ 0118 971 4251

Crosfields School, Independent day prep, co-ed, 3-13 yrs ~ 0118 987 1810

Dolphin School and Nursery, 3-13 yrs, boys & girls, Hurst ~ 0118 934 1277

Elstree School, Woolhampton. Day/Boarding 3-13 yrs. Boys only from Year 4 ~ 0118 971 3302

Hemdean House School, boys 3 -11, girls 3 - 16, Caversham ~ 0118 947 2590

Leighton Park School - independent co-education for 11-18, Shinfield Rd, RG2 7ED ~ 0118 987 9600

Pangbourne College, boarding and day co-educational school for 11-18 year olds ~ 0118 984 2101

Queen Anne's School for girls ~ 0118 918 7300

Reading Blue Coat School, day school, boys 11-18, girls 16-18, Sonning ~ 0118 944 1005

St Edward's Prep, Reading, boys, 4 to 11, Tilehurst Road ~ 0118 957 4342

St Joseph's College, boys & girls, 3 to 18 yrs, Upper Redlands Road ~ 0118 966 1000

The Abbey Junior school ~ 0118 931 3111

The Abbey School for girls aged 3 to 18 years old. ~ 0118 987 2256

Instrumental and Vocal Tuition

Allegro Piano Studio, students from 4 yrs, beginners & improvers, Caversham area ~ 07867 804764

Berkshire Maestros, inspiring & motivating young people 0-21 yrs to enjoy music ~ 0118 901 2366

Chet Oji, djembe drumming teacher, 4+, Caversham ~ 07425 303319

Helen Strong, piano teacher for children, Caversham ~ 0118 947 9673

Piano with Esther (MA, Dr.Mus.A.),students from 5 yrs, Caversham area ~ 07432 193284

The Rock Project, rock & pop school with prof.musicians,after school,diff venues ~ 0118 334 5562

Violin with Helen, Suzuki and ABRSM, for children 4+, Caversham ~ 07957 494567

Keepsakes

Create a Belly Cast to mark your special occasion, call Deb ~ 07979 982839

Dinkie Dannies, 3D hand and foot casts, home visits ~ 01590 681009

Feat of Clay - baby prints, 3D casts, Woodley ~ 0118 969 7085

The Dinky Fingerprint Co., silver hand, feet and fingerprints made into gifts ~ 01628 623386

The Little Print Co., hand-made fingerprint jewellery, casts, imprints ~ 0118 975 6382

Tiptoe Designs, 3D casts of childs hand or feet ~ 0118 926 6442

Leisure Centre Parties

Academy Sport Leisure Centre ~ 0118 937 0270

Bulmershe Leisure Centre, pool parties ~ 0118 926 8733

Loddon Valley Leisure, pool parties ~ 0118 931 2066

Willink Leisure Centre, children's parties ~ 0118 983 4845

Libraries

Battle Library ~ 0118 937 5100

Burghfield Common Library ~ 0118 983 3632

Caversham Library ~ 0118 901 5103

Central Library ~ 0118 901 5950

Free book packs, information on books and encouraging reading ~ 020 7801 8800

Mortimer Library ~ 0118 933 2882

Palmer Park Library ~ 0118 901 5106

Pangbourne Library ~ 0118 984 4117

Sonning Common Library ~ 0118 972 2448

Southcote Library ~ 0118 901 5109

Theale library ~ 0118 930 3207

Tilehurst Library ~ 0118 901 5112

Whitley Library ~ 0118 901 5115

Mainly Magic Parties

Alan Mac's Magic and Punch & Judy Shows ~ 0118 933 3044

Fred in the Shed, party games, disco, magic & balloons ~ 0118 931 0981

Froggle Parties, Magic, Balloons, Puppetry, Games, dancing, prizes, bubbles ~ 0845 050 4509

Jester Giggles, for guaranteed giggles galore at your child's birthday party ~ 07854 045640

Magic Moments Entertainment, magic parties or discos ~ 01344 484451

Mr Party, ventriloquist, magic, games, puppets, music & more ~ 0118 926 4838

Roly's Magic Show, real rabbit, magic, balloons ~ 07958 560991

Uncle Charley, magic, Punch & Judy, puppets & more ~ 0118 988 2839

Wayne Wonder, 3-8 yrs, games, magic, puppets and balloons ~ 07845 418562

Martial Arts and Self Defence

After school karate classes for children. Experienced,police-checked instructor ~ 0118 970 6943

ARO Fitness Kickboxing, in and around Reading ~ 0800 999 5411

HED Tae Kwon Do in Reading area ~ 0845 310 5791

KickFit Martial Arts School, English Martyrs School, Dee Road ~ 0345 230 3323

Lewendon's TaeKwonDo Academy, age 4 - adult, Lower Earley ~ 07766 125735

Nemesis Martial Arts, Karate. Taekwondo. Kickboxing & more ~ 07811 085778

Reading Academy of Wing Chun Kung Fu & Kali, age 15+ ~ 07808 293964

Reading Shotokan Karate Club, all ages welcome, drop-in sessions ~ 07557 631240

Reading Taekwondo Academy, age 18m+, 4 sites in Reading ~ 07766 125735

Spirit TKD, children's martial art classes ~ 0118 907 0876

Su-Ha-Ri School of Karate, juniors & teens, Thu pm Burghfield, Mon pm Whitley ~ 07787 860124

Thames Valley Taekwondo, age 9+, no. of venues around Reading ~ 0118 329 0202

Wing Chun is focused on short, direct movements to be able to protect yourself ~ 07886 785740

Mental Health for Children

Brilliant Beings: fun and engaging mindfulness tuition for children ~ 07979 755667

Young Minds, parents information service, improving wellbeing in young people ~ 0808 802 5544

Midwives Doulas and Birth Support

Baby Harmony Doula Services, experienced & dedicated postnatal support ~ 07713 772005

Birth and Postnatal Doula with Lisa Ramsey ~ 07747 806033

Complementary Therapist - Birth Doula and Placenta Encapsulation ~ 0118 969 7461

Grace Collins- Doula - birth and postnatal support ~ 07403 202571

Henley Birthcare, bespoke, private midwifery and doula care, Oxon & Berks ~ 07810 484772

Lamaze Active Birth Classes and birth doula ~ 07810 484772

Montessori Schools and Nurseries

Earley Montesorri School, Sutcliffe Avenue, Earley, 9.30 - 1.30 term time ~ 07767 848250

Elms Montessori, Lower Earley, 7.30am-6pm Monday to Friday ~ 0118 4676743

Hare Hatch Montessori, 2-5yrs, 8.45 - 3pm, Hare Hatch ~ 0118 940 3940

Little Tots Nursery, 2- 5 yrs, all year round, Prince of Wales Ave. ~ 0118 959 1371

Rocking Horse Montessori Nursery, 2 - 5 yrs, Caversham ~ 0118 947 7644

The Village Montessori Nursery School, 2.5 - 5 yrs, term time, Bradfield ~ 0118 974 4643

Multiple Pregnancies and Births

Katesgrove Children's Centre,Twins Club,support, info to multiple birth families ~ 0118 901 5664

Multisport Activities

2Wild, outdoor adventure, bushcraft, canoeing,archery, wild days & lots more ~ 0118 984 2333

Adventure Dolphin, watersports, climbing, mountain biking, caving & lots more! ~ 0118 440 3038

Dinton Activity Centre, variety of water & land-based activities ~ 01189 746 343

Unique Outdoors, archery, climbing,segway,laser combat and lots more ~ 0118 933 1806

Museums, Galleries and Historic Buildings

Basildon Park, National Trust house and grounds ~ 0118 984 3040

Museum of Berkshire Aviation, Woodley ~ 0118 944 8089

Museum of English Rural Life ~ 0118 378 8660

Reading Museum and Town Hall, many children's activities ~ 0118 937 3400

Music and Dance Parties

AB Entertainments, the best children's parties from pre-school to 12 yrs ~ 07747 535465

BilinguaSing French or Spanish music parties for babies & young children ~ 07810 751645

Dance Reality, High School Musical parties and more!, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 1896

diddi dance-high energy,great val dance parties featuring host of exciting props ~ 07719 878789

Froggle Parties, dancing, games, snow/bubble machines, balloon models, prizes ~ 0845 050 4509

Froggys Entertainment, evening discos, weddings, parties ~ 0118 907 6706

Magic Moments Entertainment, magic parties or discos ~ 01344 484451

Meadway Sports Centre, My first disco party ~ 0118 937 5060

Sima's Action Kids, dance parties for under 11's ~ 07956 993439

Sima's Action Kids, games, action rhymes, music, under 6's ~ 07956 993439

Sima's Action Kids, Hip disco-bop & Karaoke parties, under 12's ~ 07956 993439

StageAbility, 5-12, have fun with drama! Tilehurst, Burghfield, Lower Earley ~ 0118 933 3791

Starlet Dance Parties, package includes dance instructor and venue hire ~ 0118 988 7848

Tick Tock Shows & Pre-teen Discos, games, prizes, bubble machine ~ 01344 776013

Music Groups

Berkshire Maestros, inspiring & motivating young people 0-21 yrs to enjoy music ~ 0118 901 2366

Jewel Tones Girls Choir, concerts, festivals and competitions, 10 - 18 yrs ~ 0118 934 0589

Kindermusik with Sarah, music for 4.5 - 7yrs, Earley Music Centre, Sat. ~ 07981 756820

Reading Youth Orchestra, 11yrs+, grade 5 standard+, Fri 7.30 - 9.30pm term time ~ 07714 226723

The Rock Project, rock & pop school with prof.musicians,after school,diff venues ~ 0118 334 5562

Nannies and Au Pairs

Bunters Au Pair Agency, Placing Au Pairs for over 21 years, Covering the UK ~ 01327 831144

Coralis Childcare Agency Ltd ~ 0118 950 7514

French aide mamans + au pairs; exchanges ; hosting and summer holiday pgms ~ 01249 812551

Henley Nannies, perm and temp nannies, housekeepers, mothers helps ~ 0118 984 3035

Holiday Nanny, for perfect holiday childcare ~ 01494 772400

Smileys Childcare Agency, specialists in all types of childcare ~ 0845 201 1630

Tigerlily Childcare, nannies, mothers helps, maternity nurses ~ 01628 785222

Tinies Childcare, nannies, mother's help, babysitters ~ 01628 522212

Nappies

Twinkle Twinkle, cloth nappies, slings, organic clothing ~ 0118 969 5550

One Parent Families

Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline ~ 0808 802 0925

Single Parents Support, support & counselling for single parents ~ 07392 468514

Other Activities

Amnerfield Miniature Railway, Easter to October, Amners Farm ~ 0799 9345 406

RSME Miniature railway, rides 1st Sun of every month, Prospect Park ~ 07779 099321

Skiplex, revolving indoor ski slope suitable for all levels, no lifts, no queues ~ 0330 363 0033

Wellington Country Park, mini railway ~ 0118 932 6444
http://www.wellington-country-park.co.uk/

Other Amazing Parties

2Wild parties, fun packed parties in the woods! Age 5 - 14 ~ 0118 984 2333

Amnerfield Miniature Railway, birthday parties, Amners Farm ~ 0799 9345 406

Aperture Dramatics, photo shoot parties inc.party bags & portrait for each child ~ 07962 322789

Children's Themed Parties, fun adventure with unique games & themed party ideas ~ 01256 221280

Circus Scene, circus workshops, children's parties, fun days and more ~ 0118 976 1702
http://www.circus-scene.co.uk

Froggle Parties -dancing & games parties,bubble & activity parties,themes & more ~ 0845 050 4509

Go Beanies Parties - Imagine the best party ever & we will make it come true ~ 0118 984 1684

Quirks'Animal Roadshows lets kids of all ages meet amazing creatures ~ 0118 327 7552

RSME Miniature railway, birthday parties, Prospect Park ~ 07881 960445

Uncle Charley, magic, Punch & Judy, disco, puppets & more ~ 0118 988 2839

Wacky Wheelers, jeep driving parties, age 4-8, at your venue ~ 0845 869 8868

Other Toddler Groups

Czech & Slovak playgroup,0-4yrs, Czech School Berkshire, Coronation Hall Woodley ~ 07891 258977

Mini Professors, science classes for 2-5 yrs, term time, Woodley and Burghfield ~ 07542 590343

Toddler Group Francophone:0-5ans,9.30-11am,les 1er mardis du mois,GBP1 par famill ~ 0118 959 6534

Twins plus club based at Kategrove community centre, term times Fri 9.30-11.30

Out of Area Attractions

4 Kingdoms Adventure Park & Family Farm, Thatcham ~ 01635 269678

Basingstoke Aquadrome, lagoon, flumes, parties, holiday activities ~ 01256 474378

Coral Reef, swimming complex, Bracknell ~ 01344 862525

John Nike Leisuresport Complex, ski and skate, Bracknell ~ 01344 789002

Marwell Zoo, near Winchester ~ 01962 777407

Milestones, Hampshire's Living History Museum, Basingstoke ~ 01256 639550

River and Rowing Museum, Henley ~ 01491 415600

The Living Rainforest, Hampstead Norreys ~ 01635 202444

The Look Out Discovery Centre, a great day out, Bracknell ~ 01344 354400

Watercress Line, great family fun ~ 01962 733810

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium ~ 01962 863791

Out of School Clubs

Coley Park After School Club ~ 07803 454 966

Coley Park Community Centre, After school club, 4 to 12 yrs, term time only ~ 0118 937 3787

Elite Soccer School, after school clubs, age 4 - 12 yrs ~ 07769 701209

Energy Kidz, after school clubs, locations across Reading ~ 0333 577 1533

Hawkedon Play Club, breakfast & after school club ~ 07795 936975

Kids 'n'Action, Play and Party Centre, After school club, Age 6-12 ~ 0118 952 6949
http://www.kids-n-action.co.uk/

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, Dance Club, Monday 3.45 - 4.45 ~ 0118 937 5080

South Reading After School Club ~ 0118 937 5567

The Children's Art Studio for children in and around Berkshire ~ 07775 039439

Waterloo Meadows After School Club ~ 07841 271 913

Paintball and Laser Games

Delta Force Paintball, the UK's premier paintball provider! ~ 0844 477 5115

Weekend Warriors, paintballing, age 9+, Cane End ~ 07889 666878

Parenting Courses and Support

Future Path Life Coaching, enabling mums to thrive, Oxon, Berks & G. London ~ 07774 216750

Henley Birthcare, midwife-run confident parenting workshops, Oxon & Berks ~ 07940 166673

North Reading Children's Centre, Toddler Incredible Years Parenting Workshop ~ 0118 937 2575

Parenting Success Coaching, creating healthy habits for the whole family ~ 07756 918126

Parks, Playgrounds and Open Spaces

Albert Road Rec Ground, play area, bowling, tennis, Caversham

Arthur Newbery Park, natural open hilly space, play area, Tilehurst

Ayrton Senna Play Area, Tilehurst

Balmore Walk, open walking & small woodland, Caversham

Basildon Park, National Trust house and grounds ~ 0118 984 3040

Beale Park, wildlife park and gardens ~ 0118 976 7480

Beresford Road Playground, play area & hard-surfaced pitch

Blagrave (Victoria) Recreation Ground, 2 play areas, Tilehurst

Blundells Copse, 13 acres of ancient woodland, Tilehurst

Bucklebury Farm Park, deer park, indoor play area, picnic ~ 0118 971 4002

Caleta Close Play Area, Lower Caversham

Chiltern Road Recreation Area, open field, Caversham Park

Christchurch Meadows, play area, paddling pool, tennis, Caversham

Cintra Park, play area, sports pitches, Cintra Avenue

Clayfield Copse and Blackhouse Woods, open space, Caversham

Coley Recreation Ground, play area, sports pitches

Deans Farm and Picnic Area, Caversham

Dinton Activity Centre, adventurous play space, host of exciting wildlife areas ~ 01189 746 343

Dinton Pastures Country Park, play area, lake, walking ~ 0118 934 2016

Dover Street Play Area, Coley

Emmer Green Recreation Ground, play area, basketball court

Englefield Estate and Gardens ~ 0118 930 2504

Hardwick Road Play Area, well-equipped playground, Tilehurst

Hexham Road Play Area, playground, ball court, Whitley

Hills Meadow, BMX track, skateboarding ramp, Lower Caversham

Kensington Road Recreation Ground, play area, sports pitches

Kings Meadow, play area, rugby, football, fishing, open space, Napier Road

Longbarn Lane Recreation Ground, play area, sports pitches

Lyon Square Play Area, ball games, Southcote

Mapledurham Playing Fields and Pavilion, play area, sports pitches, picnic area

McIlroy Park, play area, woodland, Pottery Road

Oxford Road Recreation Ground, play area, football, picnic area

Palmer Park, 50 acre parkland, play area, sports pitches

Portman Road Playground, attractive small children's play area

Prospect Park, Liebenrood Road ~ 0118 937 3045

Scours Lane Picnic Area, Tilehurst

Shinfield Road Recreation Ground, play area

Thameside Promenade, towpath walk, good for bikes

The Cowsey, woodland and natural grassland, Whitley

Victoria Recreation Ground, football pitches, Tilehurst

View Island, picnic area, deep water, off Napier Road

Virginia Way Play Area, skateboard ramp, Southcote

Waterloo Meadows, play area, ball games, BMX track, picnic

Wellington Country Park ~ 0118 932 6444
http://www.wellington-country-park.co.uk/

Whitley Wood Recreation Ground, walking, football

Party Supplies

Feat of Clay - we will supply pottery, glazes, brushes & aprons ~ 0118 969 7085

Froggle Parties - Party ware & products,decorations, costumes, party bags & more ~ 0845 050 4509

Party Pieces, everything you need for kids'parties, by post ~ 01635 201844

Professional bouncy castle hire in Reading Newbury and surrounding areas. ~ 07957 278980

Registered,5star rated home baker for novelty birthday cakes & special occasions ~ 07440 482590

The Party Box, party goods and fancy dress, Earley ~ 0118 966 4400

Play Centres

Academy Sport LC. For children under 6. Bounce around (soft play) sessions ~ 0118 937 0270

Active Tots, beautiful soft play centre, converted barn, 0-4 yrs,Stratfield Saye ~ 01256 880220

Jungle Mania Woodley, premium indoor soft play ~ 0118 969 2635

Kids 'n'Action, Play and Party Centre, Winnersh Triangle ~ 0118 968 0983
http://www.kids-n-action.co.uk/

Krazy Playdays, Sterling Way ~ 0118 942 6171

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Toddler's World ~ 0118 901 5000

St Paul's Play Barn, unsupervised soft play, ball pool and more Mon, Wed, Fri am ~ 07714 986462

The Mad House Play and Party World, Green Park ~ 0118 975 5455
http://www.themadhousereading.co.uk/

Postnatal Exercise and Relaxation

Buggyfit,outdoor fitness for new mums,power-walking,strengthening & toning ~ 0118 986 7980

Busylizzy Family Club, Mummy&me Yoga, Pilates & Bootcamp ~ 01183 212526

Henley Birthcare, midwife-led postnatal pilates, baby-friendly, Goring ~ 07803 240134

Postnatal Groups and Support

Confident Childbirth post-natal therapy spec. in anxiety, PTSD & phobias ~ 07446 950386

Preschooler’s Art and Messy Play

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Picasso ~ 01183 212526

Caversham Children's Centre, Messy Play, Tues 10 -11 ~ 0118 937 2575

Coley Park Children's Centre, Messy Play Thur 9.15 - 11.15 ~ 0118 937 2535

Wycliffe Coffee & Crafts, The Warehouse, Wednesday and Thursday ~ 0118 929 9911

Preschooler’s Dance and Drama

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Boogie and Baby Music ~ 01183 212526

Dancercise, ballet, tap & street jazz, 2.5 yrs +, Sonning ~ 07951 385850

diddi dance - funky pre-school dance classes for boys and girls. ~ 07719 878789

Preschooler’s Gym and Fitness

Cotswold Sports Centre, toddlers gymnastics and trampolining, Tilehurst ~ 0118 941 4690

MAD Academy,age 3m - 4yrs,Tilehurst,Purley,Reading, Woodley,Caversham,Burghfield ~ 0118 977 0050

Meadway Sports Centre, Tots Time ~ 0118 937 5060

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Toddler's World ~ 0118 901 5000

The Mad House Toddler Time Soft Play, under 5's, Mon - Fri ~ 0118 975 5455
http://www.themadhousereading.co.uk/

Tots Time Bounce Around, Palmer Park Sports Stadium ~ 0118 937 5080

Tumble Tots, physical play, singing, exercise, 6 mths to school age ~ 0118 973 6711

Preschooler’s Music and Movement

Busylizzy Family Club, Baby Boogie and Baby Music ~ 01183 212526

Coley Park Children's Centre, music for you & your child, Wed 10 - 11am ~ 0118 937 2535

Coley Park Community Centre. Music session for under5's Wed 10-11am ~ 0118 937 3787

Dance classes for 18 mths+. Disco Duck, Tiny Toes & ISTD Syllabus. Contact Steph ~ 07711 087427

diddi dance - funky pre-school dance classes for boys and girls. ~ 07719 878789

Katesgrove Children's Centre, Musical Moonbeams, 6mths - 5yrs, invite only ~ 0118 901 5664

Kindermusik with Sarah, music for 0 - 7yrs, Earley ~ 07981 756820

MAD Academy,age 3m - 4yrs,Tilehurst,Purley,Reading, Woodley,Caversham,Burghfield ~ 0118 977 0050

Mini Maestros music classes from 6 mths in Reading ~ 0118 901 2366

Monkey Music, music & movement, age 3m - 4 yrs, Mortimer, Henley ~ 01635 860959

Music - Tilehurst Methodist Church, Thur 1.30 - 2.30pm ~ 0118 937 2535

Music with Mummy, Birth to 3yrs, Woodley and Wokingham ~ 0118 903 4808

Music with Mummy, Lower Earley, Birth to 3 yrs ~ 0118 954 0610

Southcote Children's Centre, Teddy's Tunes Fri 11.15 - 12 ~ 0118 937 2535

Tumble Tots, physical play, singing, exercise, 6 mths to school age ~ 0118 973 6711

Wiggle Waggle, active dance to music session for families ~ 0118 901 5664

Preschooler’s Sports

Rugbytots, rugby play programme, 2 -7 yrs, various classes ~ 0345 313 3242

Preschooler’s Swimming

Academy Sport Leisure Centre. Turtle Tots ~ 0118 937 0270

Arthur Hill Pool & Fitness Studio ~ 0118 901 5055

Babies Go Swimming, specialised underwater swimming classes ~ 0118 989 0543

Baby Splash, baby, toddler and preschool swimming classes ~ 0118 996 8958

Bubbles for Tots, Palmer Park Sports Stadium ~ 0118 937 5080

Central Swimming Pool, parent and toddler swim ~ 0118 937 5070

Ducklings, introduction to swimming for babies, Central Swimming Pool ~ 0118 937 5070

Highdown Sports Centre, Under5 swimming sessions ~ 0118 901 5812

Little Dolphins, swimming lessons for children from age 3 1/2 in Tilehurst ~ 07810 187337

Meadway Sports Centre, parent and toddler swimming ~ 0118 937 5060

Puddleducks Baby and Preschool swimming lessons, 0-4yrs ~ 07443 487873

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Toddler's Water World ~ 0118 901 5000

Swimkidz, baby and toddler swimming lessons ~ 0118 983 6130

Primary Schools

Aldryngton Primary School, Earley, ~ 0118 926 5843

Alfred Sutton Primary School, Wokingham Road ~ 0118 937 5411

All Saints Infant School ~ 0118 901 5413

All Saints Junior School ~ 0118 939 3362

Battle Primary Academy ~ 0118 937 5421

Beechwood Primary School, Woodley ~ 0118 969 5976

Burghfield St Mary's C Of E Primary School, Burghfield ~ 0118 983 6387

Calcot Infant School and Nursery ~ 0118 941 8189

Calcot Junior School, Calcot ~ 0118 942 8727

Caversham Park Primary School ~ 0118 937 5433

Caversham Primary School ~ 0118 937 5454

Christ The King Catholic Primary School, Lulworth Road, Reading ~ 0118 901 5434

Churchend Primary School, Tilehurst ~ 0118 937 5450

Coley Primary School ~ 0118 937 5461

Coombes C of E Primary School, Arborfield ~ 0118 9760 751

Crazies Hill C of E Primary School, ~ 0118 940 2612

E P Collier Primary School ~ 0118 937 5470

Earley St Peter's CE Aided Primary School ~ 0118 926 1657

Emmer Green Primary School ~ 0118 901 5464

English Martyrs'Catholic Primary School ~ 0118 937 5466

Farley Hill Primary School, nr Swallowfield ~ 0118 973 2148

Garlands Junior School, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 2776

Geoffrey Field Infant School ~ 0118 937 5473

Geoffrey Field Junior School, Whitley Wood ~ 0118 937 5475

Hawkedon Primary School, Lower Earley ~ 0118 966 7444

Highwood Primary School, Woodley ~ 0118 926 5493

Hillside Primary School, Lower Earley ~ 0118 975 5771

Katesgrove Primary School, Dorothy Street ~ 0118 937 5490

Loddon Primary School ~ 0118 926 1449

Manor Primary School, Ashampstead Road ~ 0118 937 5494

Meadow Park Academy ~ 0118 937 5562

Micklands Primary School ~ 0118 937 5500

Moorlands Primary School ~ 0118 937 5505

Mortimer St John's Cof E Infant School, Mortimer ~ 0118 933 2242

Mortimer St Mary's C of E Junior School, Mortimer ~ 0118 933 2491

Mrs Bland's Infant and Nursery School, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 2332

New Christ Church Primary School ~ 0118 937 5437

New Town Primary School ~ 0118 937 5509

Oxford Road Community School ~ 0118 937 5511

Pangbourne Primary School ~ 0118 984 2315

Polehampton Church of England Infant School ~ 0118 934 0246

Polehampton Church of England Junior School, Twyford, ~ 0118 934 1338

Radstock Primary School, Lower Earley ~ 0118 986 9050

Ranikhet Primary School ~ 0118 937 5520

Redlands Primary School ~ 0118 937 5527

Rivermead Primary School, Loddon Bridge Road, Woodley ~ 0118 954 0770

Robert Piggott C of E Infant and Junior Schools ~ 0118 940 2645

Shinfield Infant and Nursery School ~ 0118 988 3389

Shinfield St Mary's CofE Junior School ~ 0118 988 3663

Sonning C of E Primary School ~ 0118 9693 399

South Lake Primary School, Woodley ~ 0118 969 1672

St Anne's Catholic Primary School, Caversham ~ 0118 937 5537

St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary, Woodley ~ 0118 969 3893

St John's CE Primary School ~ 0118 937 5540

St Martin's Catholic Primary School ~ 0118 937 5544

St Mary and All Saints C of E Primary School ~ 0118 901 5545

St Michael's Primary School ~ 0118 901 5550

St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 2003

Thameside Primary School, Caversham, ~ 0118 937 5551

The Heights Primary School ~ 0118 357 0123

The Palmer Academy ~ 0118 937 5481

The Ridgeway Primary School, ~ 0118 937 5530

Theale C of E Primary School ~ 0118 930 2239

Whiteknights Primary School, Shinfield ~ 0118 987 2588

Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School ~ 0118 937 5566

Willow Bank Infant School, Woodley ~ 0118 969 5452

Willow Bank Junior School, Woodley ~ 0118 969 1556

Wilson Primary School ~ 0118 937 5573

Woodley C of E (Controlled) Primary School ~ 0118 969 3246

Quad Bikes and Karting

Karting Nation, age 14+, min height 54", Woodley ~ 0800 078 9506

Premier Karting, age 8 - 15, min height 138cm, Woodley ~ 0118 944 8446

Teamsport Reading, all levels, age 8+, 2 multilevel tracks over 3 floors ~ 0844 998 0000

Rugby and Mini Rugby

Reading Abbey RFC, full mini and junior section, Caversham ~ 0118 972 2881

Reading Rugby Club, male & female, all new players welcome ~ 0118 969 6592

Redingensians Rams Rugby Club, Year 1+, all ages welcome ~ 0118 969 5259

Rugbytots, rugby play programme, 2 -7 yrs, various classes ~ 0345 313 3242

Secondary Schools

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, Fawley Road, Southcote ~ 0118 957 4730

Denefield School, Long Lane, Tilehurst ~ 0118 941 3458

Highdown school and Sixth form centre ~ 0118 901 5800

Kendrick Girls'Grammar School, secondary + 6th form ~ 0118 901 5859

Maiden Erlegh Comprehensive School ~ 0118 926 2467

Prospect School, Tilehurst ~ 0118 959 0466

Reading Girls'School, 11-18 yrs, Northumberland Ave ~ 0118 986 1336

Reading School, Grammar school, boys, 11- 18yrs, ~ 0118 901 5600

The Piggott School, Wargrave ~ 0118 940 2357

The Willink School, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 2030

Theale Green School ~ 0118 930 2741

Sessional Preschools and Nurseries

Abbeymore Day Nursery and Preschool ~ 0333 305 3739

Beansheaf Community Pre-school, age 2-5yrs,Calcot, rated Good by OFSTED Jun 2014 ~ 0118 945 4312
http://www.beansheafpreschool.co.uk/

Blagrave Nursery School ~ 0118 937 5427

Bubbles @ Caversham Park, 2- 5 yrs, 8am-3.30pm, Northbrook Rd ~ 0118 947 1989

Bubbles @ St Pauls, 2-5yrs,Mon,Wed,Thu,Fri 8-6pm, Tue 8-1pm, Whitley Wood Lane ~ 0118 986 8429

Calcot Infant School and Nursery ~ 0118 941 8189

Caversham Heights Preschool, Methodist Church Hall ~ 0118 948 4851

Chapel Lane Pre-school, 2 -5 yrs, Spencers Wood ~ 0118 988 6023

Crawshay Preschool, Methodist Church Hall, Caversham ~ 0118 948 4333

Crescent Under Fives Pre-School ~ 0118 901 0012

Czech & Slovak playgroup,0-4yrs, Czech School Berkshire, Coronation Hall Woodley ~ 07891 258977

Dolphin Nursery, Montesorri-style, 3 yrs +, boys & girls, Hurst ~ 0118 934 1277

Englefield Nursery School, 2.5 - 5 yrs, off A340 Pangbourne Rd, nr Theale ~ 07554 090 647

English Martyrs Pre-school, 2- 5 yrs, Liebenrood Road ~ 0118 959 3121

Goring and Cleeve Preschool, in school grounds, Wallington Road ~ 01491 875036

Happy Hours Pre-school, 2.5 +, sessional care, Twyford ~ 0118 934 9088

Jubilee Gems Nursery, term time only, babies - 5yrs, Padworth ~ 0118 983 4018

Kidmore End Preschool, 2yrs 9m - 5yrs, term time, sessional ~ 07796 666713

Kilnsea Preschool, under 5s, Lower Earley ~ 07754 847967

Maiden Erlegh preschool, 2.5-5yrs, Mon-Fri 9am-3pm from Sept 2017 ~ 07867 565811

Mortimer Pre-school ~ 0118 933 1668

New Bridge Nursery School, 3- 4 yrs, Caversham ~ 0118 937 5580

Newbery Lodge Pre-School, Tilehurst, Mon-Fri am ~ 0118 942 3644

Pangbourne Valley Playgroup, 2-5 yrs, term time, sessional + lunchtimes ~ 0118 984 1661

Poperinghe Pre-school, Arborfield Garrison Community Centre, 2-4yrs, term time ~ 0118 976 2427

Rainbow Montessori, 2-5 yrs, 9am - 1.30pm term-time ~ 07889 794122

Shinfield Infant and Nursery School ~ 0118 988 3389

Sonning Common Preschool, age 2.5+, am and pm ~ 0118 972 4760

St Andrews Preschool, term time, Caversham ~ 0118 946 2147

St James Church Preschool, Woodley, age 2 -5 yrs ~ 0118 966 2568

St Michaels Preschool, term time, Tilehurst ~ 07594 627139

St. Catherine's Pre-school, Wittenham Avenue, Tilehurst, RG31 5LN. Ages 2-5yrs ~ 07745 909348

Stepping Stones Preschool, Mon - Fri 9am -3pm, Tilehurst ~ 0118 942 9492

Swallowfield Preschool. For info contact ~ 07771 184982

The Abbey School for girls aged 3 to 18 years old. ~ 0118 987 2256

The Grange Pre-school, 2.5 - 5 yrs, Southcote ~ 0118 956 8528

The Honey Bee Preschool, Valentia Road off Oxford Road ~ 0118 957 2318

The Little Owl Pre-School, Scouts & Guides HQ, Northcourt Ave ~ 07958 598106

The Mrs Williams Preschool, Burghfield Common ~ 0118 983 3412

Victoria Road Preschool, Tilehurst ~ 07989 261637

Wendy House Preschool, 2 - 5 yrs, Earley ~ 07890 035523

Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School ~ 0118 937 5566

Willow Bank Preschool, 3 - 5 yrs, Woodley ~ 0118 927 2338

Woodley Baptist Church Preschool, 3 - 5 yrs ~ 0118 969 9956

Woodley Preschool, 2.5 - 5 yrs, Mon - Fri am's ~ 07773 256050

Yellow Brick Nursery, Lower Earley Hillside, 3 mths - 3yrs+, 8am - 6pm ~ 0118 327 1312

Sexual Health and Contraception

National AIDS and Sexual Health Line ~ 0300 123 7123

Sixth Form Colleges

Highdown school and Sixth form centre ~ 0118 901 5800

Snow Sports

Skiplex, revolving indoor ski slope suitable for all levels, no lifts, no queues ~ 0330 363 0033

Special Schools

Dingley's Promise ~ 0118 327 7424

The Avenue Special Needs Academy, 2 -19 yrs with a wide range of special needs ~ 0118 937 5554

Speech, Drama and Communication Skills

Caversham Children's Centre, Speech and Language drop-in, Tue 9.30-12 ~ 0118 937 2575

Coley Park Children's Centre, Speech & Language Drop in, every 3rd Thu 9-11.30am ~ 0118 937 2535

Julia Blake, speech therapist, therapy in your home, Caversham ~ 01793 710776

Little Talkers, Speech, Language and Creative Therapy for all ages. ~ 07706 222447

Ranikhet Children's Centre, speech & language drop-in, 1st & 3rd Mon of mth ~ 0118 937 5221

Sally Newman, home based speech and language therapy for children ~ 0118 946 3973

Southcote Children's Centre, speech & language dropin, 3rd Wed of mth 9-11.30am ~ 0118 937 2535

Speak 2 Me, Speech and Language Therapists ~ 07871 191569

Speech Sort Ltd, speech and language therapy ~ 0118 970 0300

Sports Centres and Sports Grounds

Academy Sport Leisure Centre ~ 0118 937 0270

Bulmershe Leisure Centre ~ 0118 926 8733

Cotswold Sports Centre, Tilehurst ~ 0118 941 4690

David Lloyd Reading, Thames Valley Business Park ~ 0118 966 2904

Highdown Sports Centre ~ 0118 901 5812

Loddon Valley Leisure ~ 0118 931 2066

Loddon Valley Leisure, cricket coaching ~ 0118 931 2066

Meadway Sports Centre ~ 0118 937 5060

Palmer Park Sports Stadium ~ 0118 937 5080

Rivermead Leisure Complex ~ 0118 901 5000

Willink Leisure Centre, swimming, tennis, football, badminton, Burghfield ~ 0118 983 4845

Story Time

Battle Library, Rhymetime : Tuesday and Friday ~ 0118 937 5100

Battle Library, Storytime : Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ~ 0118 937 5100

Caversham Library, Story time Thursday. Rhtmetime Tuesday/Wednesday ~ 0118 901 5103

Palmer Park Library, Storytime Mondays, Rhythmetime Tuesday/Friday ~ 0118 901 5106

Ranikhet Children's Centre, Rhymetime and Storytime ~ 0118 937 5221

Southcote Library, Toddler tales Rhymetime, Thur & Fri am ~ 0118 901 5109

Theale library Fridays storytime, 3 - 6yrs, all year ~ 0118 930 3207

Theale library rhymetime, 0 - 2yrs, term time, Wed 10.30 am & Thur 2pm ~ 0118 930 3207

Tilehurst Library Rhymetime - Mon & Fri am ~ 0118 901 5112

Support for Fathers

Families Need Fathers, information support centre, Tilehurst ~ 0118 901 9132

Fatherhood Institute, offers help and support to fathers ~ 0845 634 1328

Swimming Pools

Arthur Hill Pool & Fitness Studio ~ 0118 901 5055

Central Swimming Pool ~ 0118 937 5070

Swimming, Pool Sports

Academy Sport Leisure Centre. Swim With Jill swimming lesson programme. ~ 0118 937 0270

Arthur Hill Pool & Fitness Studio, junior swimming couses ~ 0118 901 5055

Bulmershe Leisure Centre,swimming leasons for 4 and above years ~ 0118 926 8733

Central Swimming Pool, drop-in coached swim session, age 6mths - 4yrs ~ 0118 937 5070

Central Swimming Pool, junior courses, ASA National Swim Plan ~ 0118 937 5070

Central Swimming Pool, junior lifesaving and 'Rookie Lifeguard'courses ~ 0118 937 5070

Cotswold Sports Centre, Tilehurst, swimming lessons, all ages ~ 0118 941 4690

Highdown Sports Centre, swimming courses ~ 0118 901 5812

J B Swim School, ASA lessons, small classes, age 5+, Tilehurst ~ 0118 961 4530

Little Dolphins, swimming lessons for children from age 3 1/2 in Tilehurst ~ 07810 187337

Loddon Valley Leisure, ~ 0118 931 2066

Meadway Sports Centre ~ 0118 937 5060

Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club, from age 5+, Central Swimming Pool ~ 07966 278629

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Pool ~ 0118 901 5000

SwimDay, small classes, age 4mths+, Caversham area ~ 07805 200261

Willink Leisure Centre, swimming lessons for all ages ~ 0118 983 4845

Woodley Junior Snorkel Club, Bulmershe Leisure Centre ~ 0118 926 8733

Tennis

Caversham Lawn Tennis Club, junior lessons ~ 0118 947 4566

Cotswold Sports Centre, tennis courses, Tilehurst ~ 0118 941 4690

Goring Tennis Club, welcomes juniors of all ages & abilities ~ 07770 525406

Loddon Valley Leisure, children's coaching program ~ 0118 931 2066

Mapledurham Lawn Tennis Club, junior coaching, age 6 - 14 ~ 07976 131765

Pangbourne Tennis Club, junior coaching ages 5 - 14+ ~ 0118 984 3764

Prospect Park, tennis coaching, booking required ~ 0118 937 3848

Reading Tennis Club, juniors of all standards, Reading Uni ~ 07840 567907

Sonning Lawn Tennis Club, lessons children 3+, Mon pm ~ 0118 962 3724

Willink Leisure Centre, tennis courts for hire, Burghfield ~ 0118 983 4845

Woodland Lawn Tennis Club, Tilehurst, junior coaching ~ 0118 958 2412

Theatres and Cinemas

South Street Arts Centre, creative kids theatre and comedy ~ 0118 960 6060

The Hexagon, a packed programme of kids shows ~ 0118 960 6060

Vue Cinema, Reading ~ 0871 224 0240

Toddlers Friday am

Bumps and Babies 10.30 -12 Tilehurst Methodist Church ~ 0118 937 2535

Burghfield Toddler Group, Burghfield Village Hall, 9.30-11.30, contact Sarah ~ 07899 937592

Caversham Hill Toddlers, Grace Church, Caversham ~ 0118 947 4529

Messy Church, the Meadway, Reading Comm. Church, 10.00 - 11.30 am for 0 - 4's ~ 0118 941 5557

NCT Toddler Group, St Lukes Parish Hall, Erleigh Rd, 11am - 1pm ~ 0300 330 0700

Shinfield Mother and Toddler Group, St Mary's Church Hall, 9.15 - 11.30 ~ 0118 988 8642

SUNplaygroup, every wk 9.30 -11.30 at Sulhamstead Village Hall. Join in the fun ~ 07789 713692

Swallowfield Toddler Group, Parish Hall, 0 - 5 yrs ~ 07813 926797

The Teddy Bear Club, term time, 0 - 4.5 yrs, Woodley ~ 07999 502658

Toddler Time at MERL,18mth to 4yrs, first Friday of the month ~ 0118 378 8660

Twins plus club based at Kategrove community centre, term times 9.30-11.30

Twyford Toddler Group, 9.30 -11.30 am term time, 0-5yrs, Twyford Youth Centre ~ 0118 934 0891

Toddlers Monday pm

Blagrave Nursery School - Play and Learn ~ 0118 937 2535

Busybees, songs, stories & crafts for babies & toddlers, 2-3pm ~ 0118 947 6310

Toddlers Thursday am

Calcot, Theale and Area Children's Centre, Stay and play Theale village Hall ~ 0118 945 6157

Christchurch Toddler Group - Thu 9.30 - 11.30, 0-3 yrs ~ 07737 657584

Escape Toddler Group, 10- 11.30am, Wychotes Activity Centre,The Warren,Caversham ~ 07860 520507

Glowworm Parent and Toddler Group, Norcot Mission church, Tilehurst ~ 0118 943 1071

Katesgrove Children's Centre, Stay and Play, 10 - 11.30am ~ 0118 901 5664

Maiden Erlegh Parent and Toddler Group, Silverdale Centre, Earley, 9.30 -11.30am ~ 07917 164991

North Reading Children's Centre, Play Rangers 10-11.30 ~ 0118 937 2575

Play Rangers, St Michaels Church Hall 10.45-11.45 ~ 0118 937 2535

Southcote Children's Centre, Inbetweenies, 12-30 mths, 10 - 11.15 ~ 0118 937 2535

Spencers Wood Baby And Toddler Group, 9.45- 11.45am, Village Hall ~ 07990 502876

St Paul's Play Barn messy play 10 - 11.30am ~ 07714 986462

The Under 3's Club, term time, Radstock Comm.Centre, Earley, childminders only ~ 0118 966 6557

Toddlers Thursday pm

North Reading Children's Centre, Lunch Club, 0-5 yrs, 11.45 - 12.45 ~ 0118 937 2575

Toddlers Tuesday am

Calcot, Theale and Area Children's Centre, Stay and play ~ 0118 945 6157

Caversham Hill Toddlers, Grace Church, Caversham ~ 0118 947 4529

Caversham Methodist Church 10.00 - 11.30 am; Term time only. Free parking ~ 07817 185652

Coley Park Children's Centre, Bumps and Babies 10 - 11.30 ~ 0118 937 2535

Hamilton Road Children's Centre, Stay and Play, 10 -11.30am ~ 0118 937 5050

Maiden Erlegh Parent and Toddler Group, Silverdale Centre, Earley, 9.30 -11.30am ~ 07917 164991

Mortimer Toddlers, 9.30 - 11.30am term time, Mortimer Community Centre ~ 07875 091066

Oxford Road Toddlers, Oxford Road School canteen ~ 0118 937 5676

Parnet and Toddlers group,term time, St John's Church, Woodley 10am - 12 ~ 0118 969 7956

Play Days at Tilehurst Library 9.30 - 11am ~ 0118 901 5112

Purley Tots, St Marys Church, Purley, 9.45-11.15 0-4 yrs, term time ~ 07887 501885

Songtime at St Mary's Church Hall Shinfield, 9.30 - 10 & 10.15 - 10.45 ~ 0118 988 2120

Southcote Children's Centre, Play Rangers, 10 - 11am ~ 0118 937 2535

St George's Church Toddler Group, 10.30 - 12 ~ 0118 937 5221

St John's Parent and Toddler Group, 0-4yrs, Church Rd, Woodley, 10 - 11.30am ~ 0118 969 5128

Woodley Baptist Church Babies and Toddlers, 9.30- 11am, term time ~ 0118 969 9956

Toddlers Tuesday pm

NCT Bumps & Babies, Bel & Dragon Pub 2 - 4pm, refreshments available ~ 0300 330 0700

Ranikhet Children's Centre, Stay And Play, 1.15 - 2.30pm ~ 0118 937 5221

Ready Steady Nursery, Katesgrove Children's Centre 1 - 2.30pm ~ 0118 937 2535

Toddlers Wednesday am

Caversham Children's Centre, Bumps, Babes and Beyond (0-1 yrs), 10- 11.30 ~ 0118 937 2575

Hamilton Road Children's Centre, Bumps,babes and beyond (0 -1 yrs), 10 -11.30am ~ 0118 937 5050

Maiden Erlegh Parent and Toddler Group, Silverdale Centre, Earley, 9.30 -11.30am ~ 07917 164991

Mulberry Bush Babies and Toddlers, Lower Earley Baptist Church 9.45-11.15am ~ 0118 935 3598

New Hope Toddler Group, 0 -4 yrs, 9.30-11am, New Hope Comm Church & Centre ~ 0118 959 6534

Purley Tots, St Marys Church, Purley, Tues & Weds 9.45-11.15 0-4 yrs, term time ~ 07887 501885

Southcote Children's Centre, Toddler Group 9.30 - 11 ~ 0118 937 2535

St Luke's Parent & Toddler Group, 0 - 3, term time, Erleigh Road ~ 0118 966 6389

Tigger Toddlers, 0-5 yrs, the Pavilion, Oxford Road, 9.45am term time only ~ 0118 983 9080

Twyford Toddler Group, 9.30 -11.30 am term time, 0-5yrs, Twyford Youth Centre ~ 0118 934 0891

Wycliffe Toddler group, The Warehouse ~ 0118 929 9911

Toddlers Wednesday pm

Caversham Children's Centre, Lily-Pad Group, 1 - 2.30 ~ 0118 937 2575

Coley Park Children's Centre, Stay and Play, 1.30 - 3pm ~ 0118 937 2535

Toy Libraries

Burghfield Toy Library, 1st & 3rd Wed of mth, 2 - 3pm, Jordans Lane ~ 0118 983 1866

Lend and Play Toy Library ~ 0118 3776429

Southcote Library, Reading Toy Library, Sat 9.30-11am & 2 -3.30pm ~ 0118 901 5109

Tutoring, standard school subjects

11+ Teachitright, excellent pass rates, Reading ~ 01276 479036

Acorn Tutors. Exceptional local tuition. All subjects, all levels ~ 0118 934 5514

Explore Learning, Maths and English tuition, inside Sainsbury's, Calcot ~ 0118 942 4002

Fleet Tutors, private tuition in your home, all subjects ~ 0333 920 2790

James Butler, Maths & Physics to A level, friendly & encouraging,70 Brunswick St ~ 07898 974543

Kumon Caversham, English and Maths tuition ~ 0118 907 6292

NHA registered professional handwriting teacher. NE Hampshire. All ages ~ 01252 409544

Student Support Centre, home based study in English and Maths ~ 0800 999 6999

Tutorbox - One to one tuition. Boost your child's confidence & grades ~ 0118 984 1684

Uniformed Groups

Guides/Brownies/Rainbows ~ 0800 169 5901

Scouts/Cubs/Beavers ~ 0345 300 1818

Watersports

Berkshire Sail Training Centre ~ 0118 930 3467

Burghfield Sailing Club, from beginners to competitors ~ 0118 930 3604

Datchet Watersports, windsurfing, sailing, holiday courses & tuition ~ 01753 683990

Dinton Activity Centre,variety of water activities inc. sailing & kayaking ~ 01189 746 343

Reading Canoe Club, on the River Thames, Caversham ~ 0118 947 7643

Reading Sailing Club-RYA training for youth dinghy sailing Mon evs&some weekends ~ 01494 530019

Young People’s Advice and Support

ARC - young people's information and counselling service ~ 0118 977 6710

Youth Clubs 11 years plus

Coley Park Community Centre,Youth Clubs 11 to 13 years Thursday ~ 0118 937 3787

Earley Centrepoint Youth & Community Centre ~ 0118 986 8995

The Silverdale Youth and Community Centre, for 14+ yrs, Earley ~ 0118 966 9529

Twyford Youth and Community Centre, Monday 7Ups, age 11- 13 ~ 0118 934 0891

Twyford Youth and Community Centre, Monday Seniors Club, age 16+ ~ 0118 934 0891

Twyford Youth and Community Centre, Wednesday Junior Club, age 14 - 16 ~ 0118 934 0891