When: Monday 6th August – Friday 10th August 2018

Where: ISSC Henley Road (IP13SG)

Ages: 5 – 13 years

Time: Year 1 – 2 children: 9:30 – 16:00 & Year 3 – 8 children: 9:30 – 17:00 (all age groups as of 1st September 2018)

If year 1 and 2 children have older siblings in the longer programme they may stay until 5:00pm.

An extended day option is available for supervision from 8:30am – 6pm for the week.

Costs: First Child: £168, Sibling: £150, Second Sibling £140

Extended day option: £30 (Children can be supervised from 8:30 – 18:00 for the week).

All prices include VAT. There will be extra charges for the activities at the Suffolk Ski Centre which are available for older children.

What should I bring? A packed lunch, towel and swimming costume, anorak, warm clothing an art overall or old shirt. Please make sure everything is named.




What will I do? 

The programme is designed to allow children choice throughout the day. Options offered will always provide individuals with sporting or other activities with the aim of appealing to all interests and enthusiasms. Our intention is to create a calm and controlled environment with choices being made from competitive and noncompetitive activities.

Children will be able to choose their activities each day from a selection on offer, and there will be an exciting indoor programme for rainy days. 

Activities may include: 


  • Aerobics
  • Art
  • Athletics
  • Army
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Baksketball
  • Board Games
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Cheerleading
  • Computing
  • Cricket
  • Disco Dancing
  • Drama
  • Face Painting
  • Film Making
  • Fives
  • Frieze Painting


  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Cricket
  • Indoor Ball Games
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Inflatables
  • Initiative Games
  • Jewellery Making
  • Masks
  • Model Making
  • Nail Bar
  • Netball
  • Orienteering
  • Painting
  • Pottery


  • Quiz Time
  • Rounders
  • Short Tennis
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Superstars
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Tie-Dyeing
  • Trampolining
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Unihoc
  • Water Polo

House of Fun is operated within the campus of Ipswich School on Henley Road, making full use of its excellent facilities and grounds. Ipswich School has Public Liability insurance cover in place, and Personal Accident cover is extended to all children participating in “Ipswich School House of Fun”.

Additional activities at the Suffolk Ski Centre – Tobogganing, High Ropes and Ringos

A morning off site at Suffolk Ski Centre with a choice of 2 from 3 activities – high ropes, tobogganing or ringos – will cost an additional £20.  These options are available for children in Year 4 and above only.

The Team

Course Leader: Mr Bryan Caley Instructors: Our instructors are either teachers from the Prep and Senior School or carefully selected qualified professionals. Group Leaders: These pupils from the Senior School will remain with their groups throughout the day, helping the children to understand the arrangements and offering encouragement and friendship. Matron: A school matron is on duty throughout the week. Staff ratios: There will be a 1:6 staff / child ratio.


If you would like to book your child a space you can either book online or fill out a booking form and send it to; Mr B Caley, Ipswich School, Henley Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3SG with payment.

For further information, please call us on 01473 408300 or email Bryan Caley on: caley@ipswich.school.

Ipswich School is register with a range of different childcare vouchers and will accept payment through this, subject to registration.