Education Blog

Shakespeare, Science and the Shard – there’s a treat in store for everyone this October!

By Bella Audsley

October half term is a perfect chance for families to explore the city in all its autumnal beauty. We’re on hand to help so that you can swap planning for pumpkin carving!



Pumpkins in Piccadilly

Fortnum & Mason are hosting their annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Competition for children (5-8 years). Adults can take part in a one-off workshop too! Don’t miss out and unleash your creativity.

  • 26 and 27 October 2016
  • 181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER (Green Park/Piccadilly Circus)
  • Carve the way…


The Shard

The whole family will enjoy seeing all of London’s monuments from the sky. Kids go free 22-30 October.


Story Stock

The Story Stock festival includes a story surgery for young writers, illustration workshops, performances and author talks. There’s something for all ages and interests!
Celebrate 100 years since the author’s birth by seeing ‘Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers’, an interactive adventure through some of Dahl’s best-loved stories for children aged 7-11.
If your child has been studying the Greeks this term, they’ll love the Myth Marathon!

  • 27-28 October
  • The Lyric theatre, Hammersmith, W6 0QL
  • Count me in!


Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

This new permanent exhibition space has just opened and promises to be a WONDERful experience for all science enthusiasts!


The Natural History Museum:

Colour and Vision 
Colour and Vision exhibition graphicDiscover the spectacular 565-million-year story of colour and vision through the eyes of nature. The exhibition is suitable for children aged 5+.

  • Don’t miss out, it’s only on until 6 November.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Unmissable photos for all animal lovers!


Boo at the Zoo

Celebrate Halloween at London Zoo and ‘enjoy a spook-tacular range of Halloween -themed activities, animal demonstrations and hands-on crafts.’


The Globe Theatre
Tales for Winter: The Globe family half term storytelling and workshopsShakespeare_Globe_Half_Term

Bring Shakespeare’s stories to life this autumn by taking part in the Globe’s workshops and storytelling sessions.

Discovery Day – Hair-raising Halloween

Take your little ones on a hair-raising nature trail, uncovering and discovering fascinating facts. Children can create a magical potion using herbs and plants from the garden and make their very own bat mask or mini monster.

  • 26 October 2016 , 11:00 – 15:00
  • The Education Centre, Hyde Park, W2 2UH
  • Lead the way!

Do you have any brilliant recommendations for family outings? We’d love to hear from you.

01/09/2016 News

Does Tutoring Reflect Badly on Schools?

Does tutoring reflect badly on schools? One award-winning company shows how the two can complement each other perfectly. By Mark...
Read more
01/09/2016 News

Brain Drain | Keep Children’s Minds Stretched over Summer

There are plenty of ways to help children to enjoy their summer holidays, whilst keeping their education ticking over. ...
Read more
01/12/2015 News

Christmas Cheer | Promoting Happy Children

A recent study states our children are some of the unhappiest in the world. So how do we put...
Read more
01/10/2016 News

Inspiring Confidence – Ben Thomas’s Top Tips to Prepare for Senior School

Ben Thomas, Headmaster of Thomas's in Battersea, on how best to prepare your child for the 11+, 13+, senior...
Read more
01/10/2016 News

Building a Creative Curriculum

How a creative curriculum is key to developing lifelong learners. By Sophie Stead, The Hill Resident (more…)
Read more
10/09/2015 News

Worried about the 11+, 13+ or pre-tests? We have the event for you!

‘Demystifying the 11+, Pre-tests and 13+ Entrance Exams: Preparing Your Child for Senior School’ Are you familiar with the...
Read more
01/01/2016 News

History Lesson | Comparing the Classroom

How different is the modern day classroom compared to 100 years ago - and does it prepare our children...
Read more
04/08/2016 News

How to choose what to study at university

Question: I have doubts about my A-levels, how do I choose what to study at university?  The Telegraph, 4 August 2016...
Read more
08/01/2016 News

Enjoy Education Takes on London Headmistress to Help Parents Navigate the School System

Launch of a complete schools advisory service for parents Enjoy Education, a leading private tutoring and schools advisory company...
Read more
07/09/2015 News

Unleash your Creative Side! Ideas on how to get your children drawing.

We are delighted to present a guest post from Venetia Norris, Artist in Residence at North London Collegiate School...
Read more
01/03/2016 News

Enjoying Life | Extraordinarily Good Teaching

Former Headteacher of Francis Holland School Regent's Park, Vivienne Durham, reflects on looking at education from the other side...
Read more
29/09/2016 News

Will prep school increase my son’s chances of getting a place at a top grammar school?

Vivienne Durham offers her expert advice in The Telegraph. (more…)
Read more
One to One Tuition
Enjoy Homeschooling
Relocation Support
Become an Enjoy Tutor