Pocket Rockets

 

On Site

Mandarin Lessons – the fun way to learn another language!  A professionally developed program for younger learners.  Lots of fun activities, drama, music and games.  Experienced and trained native language teachers.  Cost – $21 per lesson or $57.50 for a yearly membership (includes access to fantastic online reviews and activities which parents can follow to see exactly what their children are learning). We also have French and Spanish languages for 3-12 year olds.  To register your interest or for a FREE trial lesson please contact Maroussia on maroussia@lcfclubs.co.nz or phone 021 251 7435 www.lcfclubs.co.nz.

Pocket Rockets dance has been based at Stanley Bay School for 10 years!
We offer Hiphop, Jazz and Contemporary dance classes for ages 3 – adult.
Contact Jane on 021 140 3786 or jane@pocketrockets.co.nz or click here

Marrzipan Drama – is your child shy?  Do they feel intimidated by the idea of public speaking and performance?  Do they sometimes find it difficult to make eye contact?  Do they just need dedicated time per week to just be CRAZY?  Come and join the revolutionary self-confidence programme ‘Marrzipan’.  We run awesome classes at schools, which focus on key life skills and public speaking ability.  We play fun engaging games and perform at the end of term, once to parents and once to the school.  All scripts are original, engaging, educational and HILARIOUS.  You can sign your child up for a TRIAL LESSON click here  (we have contact numbers on there too, should you prefer to talk to a human!)

Music Education Centre – Are you the next great pop star? We are the largest specialist music provider in Auckland – teaching music is what we do! Click here to enrol your child today.

Musiqhub Guitar lessons – Guitar Lessons are available at Stanley bay school on Thursdays, through Dave Gatman from Musiqhub. Lessons are held during the school day, if you would like some more information, please contact Dave on 021 2221456 or dave.gatman@musiqhub.co.nz.  Or visit www.musiqhub.co.nz

Playball Kidz – Sport Development programme – Tuesdays (Year 1-4 only).  We teach the fundamental skills of 7 different types of Sport (Tennis, Hockey, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball and Netball).  Let your child learn the skills needed to try out for a team sport. We will teach your child the correct, hand, eye, body positioning, as well as building their social skills, team work, balance, co-ordination, mid-line crossing, rhythm and timing to succeed and carry on with Sport at a team level.  Contact Candace on 0210540134 or candace@playball.co.nz or to enrol directly click here.

Creative Matters Art Workshops after school – Wednesday’s 3-5pm (T4) – Are you looking for a creative outlet for your child and a worthwhile activity after school?  Creative Matters will be running our popular, well respected after school art workshops for children aged 6-11 years on Wednesday’s 3-5pm, right here at Stanley Bay school (starting week 1).  All of our tutors are practising artists or designers who are involved in the arts community in different ways, and they all share a passion for encouraging creativity in children.  Our classes fully develop the creative process, from exploring and experimenting through to creating and reflecting.  We provide opportunities and experiences to help children get excited about the visual arts, encourage creative and critical thinking and develop skills and techniques in a wide range of areas – all in a calm, positive, happy, nurturing environment.  For more info & to book click here.

 

Off Site

 

Off Site

Ngataringa Tennis club – Kids pre-Xmas holiday programme – Mon 17 to Fri 21 Dec 9am – 12.30pm, Mon 21 to Fri 25 Jan 9am – 12.30pm.  Masses of fun including multiple fun sports and lots of games.    Bookings or enquiries to admin@tennisplus.co.nz to secure your spot.

Water Polo at Belmont Intermediate School in 2019 – Is your child coming to Belmont Intermediate School in 2019 and interested in playing water polo?  The season starts at the very beginning of term one and it would be great to ascertain how much interest we will have from new year 7 students.  If you would like to register your child’s interest please email: sports@belmontint.school.nz with your child’s name and the fact they are interested in playing water polo.  More information will be available to students in week one of term one. There is also a pre-season camp being run by North Harbour Water Polo from 29 January to 1 February which is great for students wanting to play in year 7. Contact admin@northharbourwaterpolo.co.nz for more information.

Devonport’s Drop & Shop: Kick Your Christmas Goals into gear in Devonport while the Kids do Christmas Craft at The Community House – Someone needs to do Santa’s grunt work and let’s be honest, it’s easier without your children in tow. Devonport Village and the Devonport Community House are offering 90 minute Christmas Craft sessions for school aged children (aged 5-12) every Saturday in December at either 12-1.30pm or 1.30-3pm. Qualified and energised carers and craft makers will keep your children busy whilst you tick off your Christmas to-do lists. Spaces are limited to 30 per session, so book yours quickly at www.devonport.co.nz. $6.60 covers cost of materials, the rest is on us.

City Nippers Surf Life Saving – City Nippers is a fun and educational programme delivered by Surf Lifeguards which provides surf safety and beach awareness for 5 to 11 year olds.  For further information please email: education@lifesaving.org.nz or www.enrolmy.com/city-nippers.

Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series Open – Summer is just around the corner which means that the new season of the Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach series is coming around fast!  Registrations for the 2018/19 season are now open.   If you’d like to join your kids on the beach this summer, whether it’s running, walking, swimming or paddling, email info@beachseries.co.nz to receive the 30% family pass discount.  Be sure to include our schools name when registering so your child’s points go towards our schools ‘Trophy tally’.  To enter Click here.

Learn to Sail at Wakatere BC – Wakatere Boating Club (Narrow Neck Beach) Learn to Sail courses for junior and youths are open for booking.  We have courses for juniors in October and December school holidays and a course on Monday after school during term 1 2019.  Youth course in December.  For more information please email wakatere.coaching@gmail.com.

Village Chiropractic – Complimentary spinal/posture checks for kids – Heavy bags, poor posture while studying (or while using devices) seem to be a feature of school life.  Village Chiropractic in Devonport is offering complimentary spinal/posture checks for kids in the upcoming school holidays.  Take the opportunity to have Dr Adrian (Chiropractor) assess your child’s posture and spinal health these holidays.  Bookings essential (allow 30 mins for an appointment).  Please call Tess on 445 8030.

Gift your child a tasty “Cooking Party” – right here in Devonport village.  They’ll adore our delicious Cupcake party, Bake-off team challenges, Cook and dine or Edible Science packages.  For further details or to book email kate@soulsprite.co.nz or Click here for more information.

Grand Training – computer classes – Classes for ages 5-15 in Minecraft, Learn to Code in Scratch, Python or Java, Create 3D games, web design, video editing, Build a PC and if younger, Discovery Computer Class.  For further information call 488 0787 or Click here.

Calliope Sea Scouts – Hi kids, do you want to have some fun?  Come and join our Kea’s group at Calliope Scout hall for kids aged 6 & 7. On every Wednesday (school term only) from 4.45 – 5.45pm.  Contact Alex Ranford on 021 029 49389.  Spaces are limited.

1st Devonport Scouting Group – Keas and Cubs – Loads of fun, life skills, self esteem, strong values, plus more … Enrol your son or daughter into Scouting.  Spaces are available for Keas & Cubs.  Register now for 3 trial visits, devonportscouts@gmail.com or phone 021 538 249.

Drum lessons – if you are interested in learning the Drums, Jess Hix is available.  You can contact her at jesshix1@gmail.com or 027 468 0485.

Piano tuition – experienced local piano teacher close to SBS has spaces available for lessons in Term 3.  Before or after school times available.  All ages and levels welcome.  For more information contact Jo Buckingham on 445 4674 or email jo@tanekaha-nz.com

Devonport Scoops – treat time Friday!  Every Friday from 3pm – 5pm single scoops are only $2.50!  Mention this and get a free waffle cone or any topping free! 29 Victoria Road, Devonport, phone 445 9302

Segway Tours – easy to learn, fun to ride, a unique experience!  Family fun on a Segway is a unique outdoor activity for a family with children from 10 years old.  You have 45 minutes of Segway fun.  Contact us on 027 3393 155 or www.magicbroomsticktours.co.nz or come to the Devonport Ferry terminal (next to the Fullers ferry ticket office).

INTEGR8  – hip hop & musical theatre classes.  Let’s move towards a more inclusive society!  INTEGR8 offers classes to both mainstream & special needs children.   We believe if kids do stuff together, then disability isn’t seen as anything weird or unusual. We are all different and unique! You probably have kids who love dance and theatre, they could be pioneers in a new inclusive society! For information on hip hop classes click here.