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Holiday Courses

Durham School offers a range of courses for young people during Easter and Summer Holidays.  Programmes are open everyone, including boys and girls who are not current pupils at the School.

From absolute beginner to high performance sport we offer courses to suit every young person.

 

Easter Courses 2018

Senior Multi-sports (For Years 7-9)

A course specifically targeted for young people in Years 7-9, covering a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including swimming, cricket, soccer, tennis, orienteering, hockey and more.

As well as a nutritionally balanced lunch this course includes break time drinks and snacks to keep your little ones going through the day.  

Week 1: 3-6 April 2018  4 Days £120 Book Here 

Week 2: 9-13 April 2018 5 Days £150 Book Here 

 

Junior Multi-sports (For Years 1-6)

A course specifically targeted for young people in Years 1- 6, covering a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including swimming, cricket, soccer, tennis, orienteering, hockey and more. 

This course includes free “wrap around care” making it ideal for busy parents who need to drop off at 8.30am and pick up by 5pm.

As well as a nutritionally balanced lunch this course includes break time drinks and snacks to keep your little ones going through the day. 

Week 1: 3-6 April 2018  4 Days £120  Book Here 

Week 2: 9-13 April 2018 5 Days £150 Book Here 

 

Cricket  (For Years 3-8) 

Working with experienced Australian Cricket Coach, Mike Fishwick, this course helps take budding cricketers from Year 3-Year 8 on to the next level. 

Our expert coaches will work with your child to improve your individual skills and performance through games, match-play, drills and technique analysis to ensure a first-class course to guarantee excellent progress in all aspects of your game. 

The course makes use of the School’s excellent indoor and outdoor facilities which are used regularly by both Durham City and Durham University.

This course also includes a nutritionally balanced lunch.

Week 1: 3-6 April 2018  4 Days £120  Book Here 

Week 2: 9-13 April 2018 5 Days £150 Book Here

Rowing (For Year 6-9)

Our Intermediate rowing course will help young rowers aged 10 – 14 further develop their rowing technique and skills enabling them to become more confident and competent sculling or rowing in a range of different boats.   There will be fun coaching activities and competitions throughout the week delivered by our expert team of rowing coaches here at Durham School.  

This is not a beginners course and is suitable for those who either already have experience of rowing through our summer beginners course, or who row regularly at a School and or rowing club. Please state previous experience when applying online.

Participants must be able to swim 25m confidently.

Week 1: 3-6 April 2018 4 Days £120 (includes lunch and snacks) Book Here 

 

RLSS Rookie Lifeguard Programme (For Year 5-9)

The RLSS Rookie Lifeguard programme teaches children how to swim and enjoy water safely, whether in shallow or deeper water.  It is a comprehensive and exciting scheme, equipping children with lifesaving skills and builds confidence in and around bodies of water.  Children new to the programme will start on the bronze award and those who have completed the bronze will embark on the silver award. This is open to children aged 8 to 14. 

If you want to find out more about the Rookie Lifeguard programme, please visit the RLSS Website.  

The cost is £48 for 4 one hour lessons and this includes registration and resources from the RLSS.

Week 1:  3-6 April 2018 4 Days:

9.30am – 10.30am:  Rookie Lifeguard Bronze and Silver  Book Now

 

Private Swimming Lessons

Our private swimming lessons offer intensive 1 to 1 tuition for your child, should they be they a beginner or wish to further develop their stroke technique.  Please specify what standard your child is when booking.  Our teachers can accommodate up to 3 children in the session but they must be of the same ability and standard of swimming and booked in together.  For example, it could be siblings of the same standard or a couple of friends who wish to share the private lesson.

The cost is £80 for 4 x 30 minute sessions during the week.

Week 1:  3-6 April 2018:

10.30am – 11.00am:  Private Swimming lesson  Book Now

11.00am – 11.30am:  Private Swimming lesson  Book Now

Terms and Conditions

All bookings are made subject to our terms and conditions 

Getting Here

Durham School is a short walk from both Durham Train and Bus stations.  It is easily accessible by road and has ample parking for picking up and dropping off.

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