Activities and services for teenagers and children

Children, Toddlers & Babies

Regular Activities for Under-5s

 Songbirds baby and toddler group

Wednesdays 10.15-11am, held most weeks during term time, but please check with Jenny to confirm before coming!

Come along to sing with local musician Jenny Mahler. Jenny has directed, performed with and composed for choirs internationally and is experienced in offering positive and nurturing learning environments for children, having taught in Primary Schools for the past 5 years.

Price: £8 drop in rate, £6 for full term booking.

For further information contact:

 Toddler Gym 

Wednesdays 11.15am-12. A structured session for 2½ – 5 year olds, accompanied by a parent/carer, aimed at developing physical and social skills, building confidence and having fun. Run by Jason Biles. £3 per child £5 for two.

For more information please contact the centre or email:

Young People

Basketball Club

Thursday 5-6 pm. No need to book, just turn up and play or practise with others. Please wear non-marking indoor sports shoes.  For ages 11-16. Cost £3.

Youth Club

Term time only.

  • Open sessions for young people of secondary school age – Fridays 7-9pm. Only £1 per session

West Oxfordshire District Council LogoYoung people can use the sports hall (for the first hour) and the Thomas Gifford Room to meet up with others and chill out in their own space. There is a table tennis table, table football, board games and a large screen TV.  We welcome ideas about what else young people would like to have available for their sessions. For further information, or to volunteer to help with these sessions please contact Daniela:

Youth Club is supported by West Oxfordshire District Council

Career Mentoring for 16-18 year olds

Given the many challenges and uncertainties created over the past year, we have set up a young person’s career mentoring programme. One of the most important and valuable things in life is having advice from those around us. If you ask successful people later in life about the ‘secret’ of their success, they will not point to a single event, but they will often point to a single person who took the time to talk to them and provide them with advice, support and encouragement when they most needed it.

We have a number of trained mentors who can provide advice and guidance to young people, between the ages of 16 and 18, who may be asking themselves some of the most important questions about their future studies and careers. A mentor will offer up to three 1-hour  sessions to discuss career choices and provide advice. If you are interested and would like to be connected with a mentor, please contact Daniela at

The Learning Café

Charlbury Cornerstone and Community Centre are offering ‘The Learning Café’ – a community-led project to give learning support and help bridge the gap in education levels, designed to help parents and young people prepare for the future.

Learning support will be provided for pupils in Key Stage 2 and secondary school by our YTAs (Youth Teaching Assistants) with advice from professional teachers. For more information or to book learning sessions please contact the, or call them on 819253.

We will comply with Covid-19 health & safety measures to facilitate safe learning.

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