Early Years Sessions (2-5yrs)

SOCIALLY DISTANCED STRUCTURE!

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, SPACES ARE LIMITED & SOLD BY DATE OF FULL TERM BOOKING

Booking for our May 2021 term is now open!

TASTER SESSIONS: If you would like to be added to our waiting list/ would like to book on for a taster session please email us with your child’s name, age & your preferred session at vernonparkpreschoolgymnastics@outlook.com (£6 for a taster session, maximum of 1 per child). . Please note that if our courses are full, we will be unable to offer any taster sessions until a space becomes available. 

WHAT THE CLASSES INCLUDE: Classes are designed and managed by two times English Gymnastics Champion, Nina Grommell (Dearman when competing). They provide fun progression and allow children to develop co-ordination, strength, fitness, flexibility,  imagination and confidence. 

All classes are themed and fully structured. They include:

  1. A warm up
  2. Time spent progressing towards the floor skill of the day (different each week includes rolls, headstands etc) led by the session coach
  3. Time on 3 shared socially distanced apparatus circuits (different equipment each week) working towards a specific programme of skills and challenges. One of these circuits will be themed towards the British Gymnastics Fundamental Shopping Fun award. 
  4. Stretch of the day

AWARDS SCHEME: Children work towards the following awards schemes:

  • British Gymnastics Preschool & Core Proficiency awards
  • British Gymnastics Independent & Parent & Child Fundamentals Awards (May-June term will be based around the Shopping Fun badge)

Any awards passed will be available for optional purchase before the final session at a cost of £3.50 per award (includes British Gymnastics badge & certificate). 

TIMES & DAYS: Fully structured, taught sessions will be running on:

Wednesdays 9.45-10.30am, Fridays 9.45-10.30am, Saturdays 8.30-9.15am & Sundays 8.45-9.30am

DATES & PRICING: Terms are 5 weeks long and cost £30 per child.

The May-June term will be running as follows: Week 1-19th-23rd May, Week 2- 26th-30th may, Week 3- 2nd-6th June, Week 4- 9th-13th June, Week 5- 16th-20th June

A parent will need to attend each session with their child to assist them where needed. (1:1 Parent: Child ratio required)

BRITISH GYMNASTICS MEMBERSHIP: British Gymnastics Pre-School membership, approx. £11.00 per year for under 4s & £17 per year for ages 4+, is required our early years classes. (Children are covered by our membership for their taster session) Payment for this is via British Gymnastics website (https://www.british-gymnastics.org/renewal-options) to be completed at home.

ATTIRE: Children can wear anything that they are comfortable in and able to move around safely in. (We don’t recommend dresses/tights/jeans). Some children like to wear leotards, others prefer to wear legging/shorts & a T-shirt. We recommend wearing shoes that are easy to take on and off for entry & exit (children and adults will need to remove shoes for the session), and ask that socks are worn.

FACEMASKS & SOCIAL DISTANCING: Face coverings will need to be worn by those adults who are able to upon arrival and exit ( whilst in the outside waiting area) however they may be taken off once inside the gym should you wish. Please practice  social distancing around the mill and in the gym.

HOW TO BOOK FOR 4 WEEK TERM :

(To be added to our stand by list for a £6 taster session , please email vernonparkpreschoolgymnastics@outlook.com, with your child’s name, age & your preferred session)

FOR THOSE PREVIOUSLY ENROLLED BEFORE LOCKDOWN PLEASE REFER TO YOUR EMAIL AND ENSURE THAT YOU REBOOK YOUR CHILD’S PLACE BY NO LATER THAN 15TH MAY 2021

If you have any questions, queries or concerns please feel free to contact us via vernonparkpreschoolgymnastics@outlook.com