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Andover school summer holiday guide

School summer holiday are looking different for 2020, but with the ease of lockdown there are thing’s that we can now enjoy with our children. 

When are they ?

School summer holidays take place on Thursday 23rd July 2020-  Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Some Schools are breaking up earlier, due to inset days, or preparations for ensuring school are safe for the return of all children back to school in September,  check with your child’s school for details. 

The government has published its safety plans for England’s return to school in September – built on the principle of keeping classes or whole year groups apart in separate “bubbles”. Read more on this here

Summer Camps

If you’re thinking about holiday childcare activities over the summer, please see the following guidance from Department for Education on the Goverment website here.

  • Ph Sports is being run at Kimpton Primary School , further details can be found here
  • Connect 4 summer provide up to 10 free childcare sessions to families in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM) with working parents. Read more here
  • The Scott centre, Open from 8:30am-3/5:00pm Monday to Friday. To book your place please call 01264 332188 or email

Places to visit

Most family attractions are now reopen in time for the school summer holidays, you need to pre book to visit, and follow the changes that they have put in place to keep us and our children safe whilst we visit them. Click here for further details

Andover museum 

The Iron Age side of the museum will be open (not the Andover Museum side) on Sat 1 August and on Thurs 10am – 5pm, Friday 10am – 5pm and Sat 10am – 4pm .

Entry will be by pre-booked FREE tickets. Book your ticket via this link here

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