Workshops, Tutors & Services

 

This page will give a few details of some of the workshop providers, class leaders and tutors available locally.  If you are looking to hire any of them, either for at home services or to come to your meet-up, please contact them directly.

If you are a tutor/workshop provider/class leader and would like to be included on this site, please use the form at the bottom of the page to get in touch.

Arts Club – Educational Workshops for the Home Education community.  Michelle was home educated as a teenager before going to university and now provides a range of workshops for home educating families and groups.  Workshops available include philosophy, creative writing, English literature, history, sociology and more!  Classes can be adapted to suit ages 5-18 years approximately (university style seminars may be available for teens).  Tutoring for GCSE and A-Level English Literature and Sociology also offered.  Visit the Facebook page for more info and to get in touch.
InstruVox – Piano and vocal tuition based in Harston.  Please visit the Facebook page for more info and to get in touch.
Stained Glass Museum – Based inside Ely Cathedral, we are the only museum dedicated to the art of stained glass in the country. We have a permanent display of stained glass panels representing over 800 years of history! We offer formal educational programmes for all ages covering a variety of topics which can be adaptable to suit learning needs. We also run adult and children’s glass workshops and school holiday activities.  Please visit www.stainedglassmuseum.com or email learning@stainedglassmuseum.com for more info and to get in touch.
Tabstract Art Studio – Creative workshops and Reggio Emilia style art sessions aimed at bringing more creativity into everyday life.  Visit www.tabstractart.co.uk for more info and to get in touch.
Piano lessons and music theory tuition available in Ely. Lessons can be taken during the day or in the evening. Please visit http://www.ykpmusic.co.uk or email yasmin@ykpmusic.co.uk for more information.

 

DrJoDr Jo Science Solutions – Dr Jo is a research scientist and primary school teacher with more than 10 years experience running hands-on science workshops. Dr Jo Science Solutions offer hands-on, engaging, curriculum-relevant workshops for schools and groups. Please visit www.drjosciencesolutions.co.uk for more information and follow Dr Jo Science on twitter @JoCambridge.
Tech-Studio – Cambridge-based technology club for kids aged 8 plus, offering courses in web design, graphic design, scratch coding, multimedia and desktop publishing.  Tailor made courses are available to home educating groups.  Lessons are designed to be enjoyable whilst learning useful lifetime skills in this digital age.  Visit www.tech-studio.co.uk or email info@tech-studio.co.uk for more details or to arrange a taster session.
Fossils Galore – A local charity that provides educational workshops on prehistoric subjects.  Workshops might include hands on fossil talks and fossil hunting activities with fossils to take home.  More in depth talks may be available for older children.  Please visit the website for more info and to get in touch.

 

A Day in the Past – History themed sessions for pre-school and KS1 children.  Covering Romans/Romano British and Vikings/Saxons/Battle of Hastings.  Bringing history to life through fun activities and crafts as well as lots of hands on opportunities with historical replicas.  Also with quizzes and exercises for older children.  Please visit the website or Facebook page for more info or to get in touch.

 

German Academy (Kinderclub) – Based in Stamford, offering German language classes to children in the surrounding areas.  Kinderclub is taught in small groups (max. 8 children) by fully qualified teachers who are native German speakers.  Visit www.germanacademy.co.uk for more information.
Spanish with Lu – Spanish tutor for all levels from KS1 through to A level and beyond! Excellent track record with GCSE and A level results, interested in setting up a KS1/KS2 group session for homeschooled children in the South Cambs area. Email lucianafday@gmail.com for further details or visit www.facebook.com/spanishwithlu/?ref=bookmarks

 

Little Aqua – Local swim school that offers swimming lessons for children of all ages and abilities.  Offering 1:1 or 2:1 lessons across 7 sights in the area, 7 days a week.  Taking pride in getting to know each individual child, allowing them to fully indulge themselves in swimming.  Contact Laura at laura@littleaqua.co.uk or visit www.littleaqua.co.uk for more information.
Oak Activities – Sports provider offering multiple activities including sports coaching to all ages and abilities.  Providing level 2 coaches, working closely with ages 2-18, including children with disabilities.  Visit www.oakactivities.com for more information.

 

Fireflies Forest School – Based at Hinchingbrooke Country Park, all ages forest school with a gentle child-led approach.  Visit www.firefliesforestschool.co.uk.
Wildawood – Nature Nursery and all-ages full-day forest school based in Chippenham.  Visit www.wildawood.co.uk/schools.php.
Wild Thyme and Embers – Forest school based at Milton Country Park offering full day sessions for children aged 5+ as well as a toddler group and family sessions.  Visit www.wildthymeandembers.co.uk for more details.

 

FenlandFenland Home Schooling Support and Tuition – Offering impartial advice and support from qualified tutors with experience of home schooling, flexi schooling and transition to school. Tuition for 11+, Primary and up to GCSE subjects offered.  Can be individual or groups as required. At client or at our location. DBS checked tutors.  Contact heather-burford@sky.com for more information or visit www.facebook.com/Fenlandhomeschoolingsupportandtuition
Intuition Education Services– Intuition Education Services will provide effective supplementary education to enhance student attainment in key stage 4 (GCSE) science and key stage 5 (AS/A Level) biology.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/intuition2017/ for more details.
Kumon – Curriculum in maths and English, working at the students individual level with an approach that encourages self-sufficiency.  Includes sessions at tutor groups as well as worksheets to do at home.  Visit www.kumon.co.uk to find your nearest centre.
littlebeehiveLittle Beehive Montessori – Ely based Montessori tutor offering 1:1 and small group learning support for children aged 2 ½ to 7 years.  Support in maths, literacy, reading and all areas of the curriculum including motor skills using Montessori materials.  Please visit the website or Facebook page for more info and to get in touch.
SEND Tuition with Hema Tasker – Bespoke tutoring and support for children and young adults with SEND. 1:1 support for families with SEND who are considering or applying for an EHCP.  Phone 07976512506.
Sky Blue Education – An experienced, qualified teacher (ex-Head of Department) and parent, tutoring GCSE, A Level & BTec Business & KS2 English (& happy to discuss other subjects and levels). Also offers study skills & revision support, SEND support & guidance with personal statements, CVs and course applications. For home-schooled children, offers bespoke English / Humanities / Financial Education & Enterprise one-off activities/classes or longer projects for KS2 and secondary (& again happy to discuss other subjects). Enhanced DBS. @SkyBlueSawston or email skybluesawston@gmail.com

 

All About Children – A variety of programmes to children and young people in the form of Inamojo Social and Emotional Learning Programme, Mini Me Yoga & Meditation (training available for parents) and Story Massage. These sessions are innovative, creative, fun and are a chance for children and young people to relax, recharge, explore, nurture natural talents and discover new ones. Visit www.allaboutchildren.org.uk for more information.
CHAMPS Academy – Many young people are being home-schooled due to bullying issues not resolved by the School or parents disillusioned with the School system that puts too much pressure and emphasis on scores and results rather than nurturing the whole child. Because of this many children and teens have low self-esteem and lack confidence. Also parents are concerned their child is not always getting the social skills and experience they need, like they would in the School environment. CHAMPS Academy has been working with Home-Schooling communities to provide workshops and our regular CHAMPS Confidence Club to give them confidence, emotional resilience and life skills.  Email beckie.champscoach@gmail.com or visit www.champs-academy.co.uk/Beckie-whitehouse.
Daisy First Aid – First aid classes both for parents and children. Covering subjects including CPR, recovery position, choking, fever, head injuries, bleeds, burns and more. The parent class is £25pp. It is a fun and friendly class with no tests or role-plays.  Visit the Facebook page for more information.
Helping Little Hands Learn – Providing a range of support and services to families with children with additional needs or disabilities which can be seen on the website, but is not exclusive to this.  Currently managing a home education program, planning lessons, topics, outings, training staff, etc.  visit www.HelpingLittleHandsLearn.com or email helpinglittlehandslearn@gmail.com for more details.
Relaxation and massage – Nikki Sweeney provides workshops in various relaxation techniques for children, encouraging them to use their senses in a fun, educational and interactive way.  Within these group or individual sessions children are guided by their innate love for the natural world and exploring.  She also runs story massage sessions.  Contact Nikki at nikkisweeney@btinternet.com for more information.
Wicksteed Park – The Wicksteed Park education team run workshops and activities for schools and home-schooled groups. They run sessions focusing on Science, history, team-building and can put together bespoke activities. See https://wicksteedpark.org/ for their education brochure or email education@wicksteedpark.org

 

 

If you are a tutor/workshop provider/class leader and would like to be included on this site, please use this form to send us your listing (you can also use this form to amend your current listing):