Local Information :: childrens

1st St Margarets Scout Group

The 1st St Margarets Scout Group (a.k.a '1stmar'), founded in 1919, was the first and remains the only Scout Group in St.Margarets.

Currently they have three sections - Beavers (6 to 8 year olds), Cubs (8 to 10½ year olds) and Scouts (10½ to 14½ year olds). They are a very active Group and meet each Wednesday evening in St Stephen's School Hall. (Entrance on the A316)

Bright Horizons Oak Lane Day Nursery and Preschool


The brand new Oak Lane Day Nursery and Preschool is the located in close proximity to Twickenham station and a short walk from St. Margarets.

The nursery offers five home-bases each tailored to the children's different age groups. Each age group will have access to an external play area allowing them to play, discover and learn in a natural environment.

The nursery will be opening Spring 2016.

Brook House Nursery


Brook House was set up in 1991 in a spacious family home. We care for 32 children aged seven months -- five years.

Our children play in two gardens and learn about how food is grown on a plot on a nearby allotment. They take part in additional activities like ballet and music, and French lessons are also available on request.

If you would like to to have look around, please call 020 8892 4853 to fix a visit.

For Sanity's Sake


Our site aims to be a remedy for Cabin Fever! It's an opportunity for Mums, Dads and carers to find out all activities available in a local area as well as to meet and socialize with others in the same situation.

For Sanity's Sake:

  • Shows you all activities and events available for kids in your area. We gather the information in to one easy access calendar.
  • Lets the community talk through feedback about local activities and services for kids.
  • Provides a central space to link organizations that need help and individuals with children who would like to get more involved in their community or set up events of their own close to home.
  • It's a place to get fun and inspiring ideas to be shared and enjoyed with your family and friends.
  • Offers you a chance to meet people and make new friends, both online and face-to-face.

With www.forsanityssake.com there is no reason be bored!

Gymboree and The Toy Box

St Margarets Traders Association


Looking for something to do with your little one? Living in the local areas of St Margarets, Richmond, Whitton, Hampton, Isleworth, Teddington or Twickenham? Why not come along for a free trial of any of our exciting classes -- we offer Sensory Baby Play classes, Play & Learn classes, Art and Music. Themed children's birthday parties are hosted on the premises, or can be delivered off site.

The Toy Box is stocked with a range of traditional games, educational toys, gifts and art and craft products. The staff have expert knowledge of the stock and are always on hand to point customers in the right direction.

Our site offers

  • Buggy park
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Baby feeding areas
  • Baby bottle warming facilities

Getting to us

We are located four doors down from St Margarets station

  • Buses include 33, H37 and R70 which stop just outside Tesco (next door)
  • Pay at Meter and Voucher parking are available in adjacent roads (vouchers can be purchased from the newsagents or Post Office a few steps away)

HalfBacks Rugby for Kids


Halfbacks Rugby is a fun and exciting new concept designed to teach children aged 2 - 7 the values of rugby union, enabling them to develop their confidence, physical and social skills, and ultimately be kids! Our coaches are at the top of there game providing innovative and outstanding rugby games every week. We will have rugby based play sessions provided by RFU recognised coaches who will plan and deliver effective, fun and educationally effective sessions.



Kiddikicks wholeheartedly aims to keep children playing sport long into adulthood by giving them a positive introduction to sport using the Kiddikicks syllabus of super-fun football developing real football skills and life skills in a safe, creative environment. The Kiddikicks syllabus is constantly evolving to keep up with the latest thinking and children's bodies and minds.

Latino Bambino


Lively and unique Salsa/fitness classes for new mothers with their babies.

Latino Bambino is an energising dance/keep fit class wearing your baby in a sling. It is an opportunity to bond with your baby whilst dancing to uplifting Latin music in a safe and sociable fiesta atmosphere!

Our classes allow mothers to burn calories, improve cardiovascular endurance and posture, and shed-off their post-natal weight whilst building intimacy and trust with their baby - all whilst having a lot of fun!

Classes for Toddlers (1-3 years) and Birthday Party Entertainment also available!

Little Kin Photography


Polly is a West London family photographer specialising in modern photography of babies, children and families. With her natural and light style she captures the beauty in real moments and connections, the love between families and the unique, magical spirit of children. Polly shoots at your home or on location in some of the beautiful green spaces around St Margarets including Richmond Park. As a mother herself, she has a gentle approach to working with children, she spends time helping everyone to feel relaxed and comfortable in order to capture genuine, raw moments that are moving and timeless.

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Marble Hill Dance Studio


Marble Hill Dance Studio for Ballet, Tap, Classical tuition of both children and adults.

Marble Hill Playcentres

Marble Hill Playcentres is based in the grounds of Marble Hill Park and offers stimulating play opportunities to children from 0-15 years in its two award winning facilities.

The Adventure Playground is open for outdoor adventurous fun on fabulous rope swings, aerial runway, nest swing and trampoline. The fun packed play programme will include arts and crafts, karaoke, sports and games, BBQ's, sports, music and drama.

No need to pre book-just turn up! For children and young people aged 5-15 years.

Pickle Pie Parties


Vibrant children's entertainment and party planning company for all occasions! Summer fun, weddings, birthdays, Christmas — where there are children — Pickle Pie Parties will come to create the fun!

We have a professional and versatile selection of incredible entertainers, face painters, magicians, balloon modellers and more!

Call us today so we can wave our magic wands and deliver you your very own special party!

Pretty Polly Face Painter


I am a trained and insured professional face painter. Only EU and FDA approved paints, (Snazaroo, Diamond FX, Mehron) are used; clean sponges for every face and frequent water changes.

Girl and boy designs: princesses, fairies, tigers, monsters, spiderman, batman, miss kitty, etc... I also do themes like Halloween and Christmas. monsters and princesses, Frozen, etc... Children of all ages, and adults too!

Smaller designs for hands, arms or cheeks for those who don't want their faces covered. For Health and Safety Reasons, it is advisable that children under two do not have their faces painted, nor children/adults who have a skin infection Shop openings, corporate events, hen parties, christenings

Singing Hands


Signing Fun for Little Ones! Come and join our sign and sing-along sessions. Learn key signs to help develop your child's communication skills. Our classes teach signing (Makaton) in a fun and lively way through games, stories, songs and rhymes. Baby signing (6m+) and toddler signing (18m+) classes available in Teddington, Twickenham and East Twickenham. Sessions at the Crossway Centre on Monday mornings.

St Margarets Dance Academy


St Margarets Dance Academy is a small local company teaching dance to children from 5 to teens. The style of dance is Jazz/Modern and Musical Theatre incorporating exercise routines to help improve and maintain children's fitness whilst also exposing them to the art of dance.

Susan Sharples - Maths Tutor

Up to date and qualified with over 15 years experience of exam boards and general numeracy.

GCSE , A/S and A Level

Tempo Tots


Tempo Tots offers LiVE music making as a developmental tool for little ones aged between 3 months to 4 years.

Tiny Tunes


Pay As You Go song, dance & rhyme drop-in sessions for pre-school children (3 months - 5 years)