Tag Archives: Children

Planning a Birthday Party? Pyramids have the answer!

Organising a child’s birthday party can be challenging at the best of times, which is why many parents opt to hold the event at a venue who can organise the entertainment, catering and take care of the cleaning up afterwards. At … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Half Term Activities: Blue Reef Aquarium

If your children are into sharks, then head to the Blue Reef Aquarium this half term, as it’s Shark Week (14-22 Feb) and the aquarium will be celebrating all things Shark with a week of dedicated special events and activities. … Continue reading

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Half Term Fun at Pyramids

Half term is rapidly approaching, and with the weather still on the cold, wet and windy side, Pyramids offers the ideal place to take the children to let off some steam without having to brave the elements. Keep the children … Continue reading

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Fertility Law Team at Biscoes have advice for you

Whenever people hear or mention that they are having problems in starting or expanding their families, the first presumption is often that there are fertility issues within the couple. This does however only scratch upon the surface of some of … Continue reading

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Ever heard of Children’s University in Portsmouth?

Well surprisingly enough, it exists.  Children’s University is a trust offering 7 to 14 year olds (and 5 and 6 year olds with their families) exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside of normal school hours. The activities are … Continue reading

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Little St John’s ‘Outstanding’

Little St John’s, the Early Years Department of St John’s College in Southsea is celebrating after receiving an ‘outstanding’ inspection report from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) – just one month after the new setting opened.  A co-educational day and … Continue reading

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Review: Muchachos Singing Spanish and C’est Chouette Singing French

I was recently invited to a taster session with Muchachos Singing Spanish.  Set up by Debbie Garrick in 2010, she also runs C’est Chouette Singing French sessions throughout Portsmouth and at various other venues throughout Hampshire.  Having worked in a pre-school … Continue reading

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Fishbourne Roman Palace

Today we visited Fishbourne Roman Palace, just on the outskirts of Chichester, an easy drive from Portsmouth. Here you will find the largest collection of in-situ mosaic floors in Britain, laid around AD75-80, making them some of the oldest in … Continue reading

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The Children and Families Act 2014 and how it affects you

Well, after a great response to my first contribution to Mumsnet with some legal titbits, if you are sitting comfortably, I will continue… I let you know last time about the Children and Families Act 2014 which came into force … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2014

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge launches on the 12th July 2014 and is open to children of all ages. The event will take place at all Portsmouth City Libraries throughout the school summer holiday. This year’s theme is ‘Mythical Maze’ … Continue reading

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