Weekly Classes & Groups (0-5 years) Oxford

Foreign Languages & Baby Signing


Alliance Francaise

Motivated by the teacher, your children will learn basic vocabulary in a fun, relaxed environment. Our programs offer rigorous academic objectives while keeping children happy with games, songs, arts and crafts activities, all in a French environment! Book in advance for term. Classes offered for toddlers, ages 4-7 and 8-11.

Private tuition also available.

St Margaret’s Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford, OX2 6TN

07393 984888

 

Bilingua Babies

Welcome to Bilingua Babies! Come and join us on our linguistic adventure of learning Spanish and French through songs, puppetry, storytelling, movement and sensory activities. Our programmes are designed to not only teach babies and children but also parents, grandparents and carers too. Classes 0-4 year olds and a parent/carer.

Book for term. Term time only. Newcomers receive a free taster session.

Classes are held on Fridays.

OXFORD:

  • French 10am to 10:30am
  • Spanish 10:45am to 11:15am

St Matthew’s Church, Marlborough Road, OX1 4LW

ABINGDON:

  • Spanish 1:50pm to 2:20pm
  • French 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Christ Church, Northcourt Road, OX14 1PL

07794 868924

Bonjour Lulu French Club

Bonjour Lulu French club for children aged 2-10. Sessions are packed full of songs, stories and games! Takes place at Rosary Room in Botley every other Saturday.

    • Family sessions (ages 2-6 with parents): £6 for one child, £8 for two. Sessions 9.30-10.00 and 10.30-11.00 with French breakfast in-between.
    • Ages 6+ (Drop-and-go session) : £7.50 for one child, £13 for two. Runs 11.20 – 12.00.

Pay-on-the-door for first session then sign up for remainder of term (usually 5-6 sessions).

07753 344288

Chatterbabies

Help your baby communicate from the word go with Chatterbabies! Designed and run by qualified Speech and Language Therapist Laura Davies, Chatterbabies language classes use fun activities such as songs, signing, sensory play, books and puppets to help develop all aspects of your child’s communication. Half termly bookings, with a FREE trial class.

Thursdays
9.30-10.30 Ages 9+ months
10.45-11.45 Ages 6-9 months
12.00-1.00 Ages 3-6 months

FROM SEPTEMBER 2019:

Thursdays
9.30-10.30 1-2 years
10.45-11.45 Ages 6-12 months
12.00-1.00 Ages 3-6 months

South Oxford Community Centre, Lake Street (off Abingdon Road), Oxford OX1 4RP

07938 261106

Kidlington Library

Rhymetime
Monthly on a Tuesday 2.15-2.45
Drop in for a fun-filled session of rhymes, stories and colouring.

Kidlington Sing & Sign
Monthly on a Monday 10.30-11
Help your baby to communicate – with this FREE ‘sing and sign’ taster session.
Contact 07795 005832 for more information.

Library opening times
Monday 9.30am-5pm
Tuesday 9.30am-7pm
Wednesday 9.30am-1pm
Thursday 9.30am-5pm
Friday 9.30am-7pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday Closed

23 Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2BP
kidlington.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 373067

Little Sparrows German Playgroup

The ‘kleine Spatzen’ (‘little sparrows’) meet every other Friday to play, sing and do arts and craft – all in German. They also run special events on German holidays, such as for carnival and St Nicholas Day.

Every other Friday: 10.00-12.00

St Andrew’s Church, Linton Rd, Oxford, OX2 6UG

Sing and Sign Oxford

Baby signing with Sing and Sign is easy because we make it fun to learn! Your baby will recognise important words sooner and can use the signs to “talk” to you before speech.

We offer 3 stages of classes for babies from 0–30 months in:

  • Cutteslowe and Finstock on Mondays
  • Botley and Eynsham on Tuesdays
  • Kidlington and Chipping Norton on Thursdays
  • Witney on Fridays

Book for term.

07795 005832
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Summertown Library

Stay, Play & Learn
Tuesdays 1.30-2.30
Join us for a friendly, gentle morning of playing and activities. Play with toys, sensory materials and books. Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families. These are free, drop-in sessions.

Rhymetime
Thursdays 11-11.30
Join us for songs, rhymes, instruments and puppets! Perfect for babies, toddlers and children under 5. Free, drop in.

Spanish Rhymetime
Fridays 10.30-11
Join in with songs, rhymes and stories in Spanish!
Free, drop in session.

Library opening times
Monday 9.30am-5pm (unstaffed 6-11.30pm)
Tuesdays 9.30am-6.30pm (unstaffed 7.30-11.30pm)
Wednesday (unstaffed 9.30-11.30am)
Thursday 9.30am-6.30pm (unstaffed 7.30-11.30pm)
Friday 9.30am-5pm (unstaffed 6-11.30pm)
Saturday 9am-4pm (unstaffed -11.530pm)
Sunday (unstaffed 10am-11.30pm)

South Parade, Summertown, OX2 7JN
summertown.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 558290

 

The Oxford School of French

Toddlers’ Nursery French Class (age 2–4)) – French is presented like a game whilst toddlers acquire fundamental structures.

Bilingual Children’s French Class – designed for children who have lived in Francophone countries or have French family.

Children’s French Class (age 5– 3) – children will acquire a useful range of vocabulary and essential grammatical structures.

We also offer workshops and private tuition.

16 Polstead Road, Oxford, OX2 6TN

01865 310946