Buckholme Busy Buddies Holiday Club

Buckholme Towers’ Holiday Club ‘Buckholme Busy Buddies’ offers action-packed, fun-filled days for children aged 4 – 11 during the school holidays. 

Siblings, cousins and friends are also welcome to sign up.

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The programmes are aimed at two age groups – one for children aged 4-7 years, and one for children aged 8-11 years. Each group will enjoy a combination of activities including sports, and performing arts, as well as a huge variety of creative and fun activities, all designed to deliver a highly memorable holiday experience for all the children. There will also be a number of exciting trips off site, making the most of our wonderful surroundings.

What is going on in the Easter Holidays 2017

Monday 3rd April

Let’s kick this holiday off getting messy! We shall be making Paper Mache Easter eggs that we can paint and make all beautiful. We will then be heading down to Poole Park to play on the slide and swings.

Tuesday 4th April

Easter time is not just about giving chocolate but also a time to write to our family. So we shall be making our own Easter cards. We shall also be doing our own treasure hunt.

Wednesday 5th April

We shall be heading down to All Fired Up in Bournemouth we will be leaving school at 1pm and returning at 4pm. Your child will need to have a minimum of £6 with them, and no more than £10 to cover the cost of the item they choose to paint, the studio fee, the paint, glazing and use of the kiln. If you wish to collect your child before 4pm, please collect them no later than 3.30pm from All Fired Up Bournemouth.

Thursday 6th April

Chocolate?! We shall be making our own Easter nest crispy cakes! Then after that we shall be heading outside to have fun playing on our bikes and scooters. Please remember helmets if your child wishes to bring their own bike or scooter. If not, they will be able to borrow the school ones.

Friday 7th April

Let’s go play! We shall be walking round to the park, where we shall play Miss Starkey’s park BINGO. We shall also get to go down to the park to play.

Monday 10th April

Today is our Superhero and Princess day! Come dressed up as your favourite princess or superhero, (please no swords or guns!). We shall be making our own mask, designing our own superhero finger puppets and playing lots of games!

Tuesday 11th April

Boats! We shall be getting a bus into Poole and then walking down to the quay to see all the boats! We shall then head in Poole Museum to have a look around, what will we find inside?

Wednesday 12th April

It’s the last day so we shall be having our own Easter egg hunt! We shall have to find lots of clues to find the surprise! I hope everyone has enjoyed their time in Busy Buddies!

Please note all these activities are subject to change due to weather or unforeseen changes.

Opening Hours: 

8:00 am to 17.30 pm

Full Day

8:00 am to 12:45 pm

Morning Only

12:45 pm to 17.30 pm

Afternoon Only

We can offer flexible times to suit parents' requirements, so please contact us via the email below if you would like your child to attend during alternative hours.



Full Day


Morning Only


Afternoon Only

Additional trip costs may be applicable

To book:

We require all children to be booked into the Holiday Club. Prior booking is essential to avoid disappointment, as we may not be able to accept children who turn up on the day. This is to ensure that the correct staff to child ratio is maintained at all times, for the safety of your children.

To book simply complete our Busy Buddies Booking Form and return it to the school at the address below. 

Buckholme Towers School, 18 Commercial Road, Poole BH14 0JW

For further information please contact the Holiday Club Manager by emailing busybuddies@buckholme.dorset.sch.uk