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Activities For Kingswells Children

Updated: 10 March 2002

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Scoccer Training at the Community Centre. The coaching includes all aspects of football skills to enable the youngsters to develop thier technique. The coaching is for boys and girls aged between 6 -10 years old and run every friday between 4pm and 5pm. The charge for this course is £4 per session payable on the day. This is a new course and any help is much appreciated, if you need any further information, please contact me Ian Wilson at

Kingswells Scouts - All meetings are held at Kingswells Community Centre. Beavers (Age 6 to 8) meet on a Tuesday from 6.00 - 7.00pm; Cubs(Age 8 to 10 1/2) and Scouts (Age 10 1/2 to 15 1/2) meet on a Wednesday from 6.00 - 7.30 and 7.30 - 9.00 respectively. There is a waiting list but more recruits are always welcome. Contact Duncan Booth on 741950, Richard Tanner on 743928 or Duncan Garrick on 322640.

1st Kingswells Beaver Scouts - have moved the Beaver Colony meetings to a Tuesday, from 6.00pm to 7.00pm at the Kingswells Community Centre. For further details of the Beavers and for more information, please contact the Beaver Scout Leader, Duncan Booth on 741950.

Kingswells Playgroup: Kingswells Playgroup, Old Skene Road, Kingswells

Kingswells Playgroup aims to provide a caring and stimulating environment where children feel safe, secure and happy in what may be their first experience of coming together in a group situation without their parent/carer.

We meet weekdays Monday &endash; Friday 9.15 &endash; 11.45 am (term time) at Kingswells Village Hall. Each session costs £2.75 (minimum 2, maximum 5 sessions per week).

All parent/carers are required to help at playgroup on a rota basis (depending on the number of sessions their Child attends).

Our adult/child ration is 1:5. Children must be aged between 2 years 6 months and 5 years old. All children must be toilet trained.

Places are currently available. For more details and Information, or to add your child's name to our records Please call Carol Close on 742371

Kingswells Playgroup SweatShirts: Kingswells playgroup have introduced new sweatshirts for the children to wear. They are really nice and red just like Kingswells Primary School they have the Kingswells playgroup logo printed on them. They are an alternative to an apron and are available for sale at £8.50 each , there is one on the notice board in Kingswells Village hall for you to see.

Kingswells Primary School. Kingswells Avenue, Kingswells. Tel: 740262. Local education authority is Aberdeen City Council.

Rainbows and Brownies. Carole Bosanquet is the Guide Commissioner for Kingswells, although Lorna Yates will be taking over after the summer. There are two Rainbow Units, two Brownie Units and a Guide Unit who meet in the Kingswells Community Centre each Monday night during term time.

Rainbows 5.30 - 6.30 Brownies 6.30 - 7.45 Guides 7.45 - 9.15 Anyone wishing to find out about waiting lists or anything else about the Kingswells Guiding Group are welcome to call me on 742838. Adult helpers always welcome!

Kingswells Guides are urgently looking for adult help, as the only have one leader. Perhaps a student or other woman would like to help them? Working with children looks great on a CV! Carole Bosanquet 742838

Boys Brigade. Meeting place is the Kingswells School Gymnasium. Anchor Boys (Primary 2 and 3) meet on a Friday 6:15-7:15pm, Junior section (Primary 4,5 and 6)meet on a Thursday from 7:00-8:30pm. There is no waiting list and all boys are welcome. Contact Fraser Lawson on 745117, Ian Adam on 897512 or Ian Sutherland on 741008
Alison Gee School of Dance. Saturdays - Ballet 11:50am-12:30am; Modern and Tap 12:30am-1:10pm; Highland Dancing on a Thursday 4:30-5:10pm. Contact Alison Gee on 311799.
Kingswells Breakfast Club. Held at Kingswells Community Centre. Child care for nursery to primary school children from 7:45-9:00am - then children taken to school. Buffet breakfast, run during term time. Book from day-to-day or week-to-week. Contact Gwyneth Tyeson on 744678 or Jackie Steel on 744816.
Great Western Preschool. The Village Centre, Kingswells. We have children from birth age through until their preschool year. Each child is offered an extensive and varied curriculum. We also run a Before and After School Club for 5 -12 year olds. For more information contact Ms C. Black on tel:745364 or fax: 74547

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