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The long school holidays are nearly here and we’re all in need of a well earned rest - and a bit of fun!

So have a flick through your favourite GO-TO GUIDE and start planning your summer!

Or watch our summer video here.

FEATURES: Do you have a dinosaur-crazy youngster? See our ‘dino-mite’ feature!

If you're looking for a Holiday Club this summer, we're spoiled for choice. Some ideas for you here.

COMPETITIONS: Have a go at winning a party for your little monkey at Go Ape in the Wyre Forest or with Challenge Academy at Baggeridge Park. There’s a chance to win a place on the West Midland Safari Park’s safari academy, or you could win a family ticket to Dudley Zoo to see their new beach!

CLUBS: Now is a good time to think about clubs for your child, ahead of the September term. There are plenty to choose from on the Raring2go! website.

Have a super summer and please mention Raring2go! - wherever you go!


I’d love to hear what your family get up to over the school holidays, so feel free to email me,


Sally, Editor

Tel 01384 377536

PS Remember, for regular updates and exclusive competitions, you can follow me on Twitter or find me on Facebook too.

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