Toddler and parent groups | Portsmouth High School

Toddler and parent groups

Stay and… find out more!

Portsmouth High Prep School is delighted to run a variety of toddler and parent groups each offering a unique experience for the very youngest children to enjoy on a weekly basis during term time.

Join us for Stay and Explore


Close up of marshmallows on a fire, enjoying outside fun at Private School Portsmouth

Why not put on your wellies and join us for outdoor fun, led by Forest School specialist Mrs Joan West, in the beautiful grounds of Portsmouth High Prep School.

Cook marshmallows over the fire pit, get creative with eco art, hunt for minibeasts and have fun with lots of games outside in all weathers!

A very warm welcome is extended to all children under 5 years, with their parents, grandparents and carers. Stay and Explore sessions take place every Tuesday morning from 10.30 to 11.30 during term time and each session costs £3. To register and book your first place, please telephone 023 9282 4916 or complete the booking form below.

All Toddler and Parent groups take place at Portsmouth High Prep School, 36 Kent Road, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 3ES.

Please make sure you and your child are appropriately dressed as Stay and Explore sessions take place in all weathers!

Register for Stay and Explore


Join us for a unique dance experience at ‘Stay and Ballet’


Ballet at Portsmouth High Prep School


A warm welcome to join us for our weekly Stay and Ballet sessions run by Manic stage productions for toddlers (all walkers) and pre-schoolers. Mrs West will be supervising these sessions.

Stay and Ballet runs each week during term time. Sessions start at 9.30am and there will be music and storytelling through dance. Ballet costumes are very welcome but not essential and we are happy to have babies along to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the music.

Stay and Ballet sessions cost £4 which includes refreshments both for you and your child. To guarantee your space, please book using the form below. You will receive confirmation your booking form has been received and a member of staff will be in touch to confirm your place. Alternatively, please telephone Mrs Fergie Cox on 023 9282 4916.

Register for Stay and Ballet



Stay and… Pop-up Sessions


Occasionally Portsmouth High School runs different Stay and… ‘Pop-up’ sessions. 

These sessions are advertised here on our website, on our Facebook page and our Twitter feed @Portsmouthhigh

Online booking forms are made available for these events. You are most welcome to join us.