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The Parish Church of St. Mary
Alderbury and Whaddon

Part of the Clarendon Team of Churches

We provide a range of activities for children and young people within the Alderbury area, on Sundays and during the week. All of our leaders have Safeguarding clearance. We adhere to a strict Safeguarding policy within the Parish and within the Clarendon Team.

Sunday Squad and Sunday Squad Plus

Children and young people have so much to offer and so much to learn as members of our church family. It is our privilege and responsibility to nurture them in the Christian faith in ways that give them confidence to grow as disciples of Christ. We offer 'Sunday Squad' for 3-11 year olds on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month. Sunday Squad Plus (secondary age) meets for discussion on the 4th Sunday of the month.

Little Fishes

Little fishes is for children between the ages of 0-7yrs (approx) and their parents. We meet at 3.30pm, usually on the first Wednesday of the month (except in school holidays) at St Mary’s Hall. Little Fishes is an informal gathering with bible stories, singing, crafts and chatting over tea and biscuits!

Everyone is welcome.

Big Fishes

Big Fishes for children between the ages of 7 and 11. We usually meet at 6.30pm on the second Tuesday of the month (except in school holidays) at St Mary’s Hall. Big Fishes is an informal gathering with Bible stories, singing, crafts and games.


The Net is for those of secondary school age. We usually meet at 7.00pm on the third Thursday of the month (except in school holidays). Please ask us for the venue – it is usually somebody’s home! The Net activities always include drinks and nibbles - but also thought provoking discussion and activities.

Baby and Toddlers Group

Childrens and Young Peoples Work

Parents (or other carers) and Toddlers meets each Thursday morning during term time in the Catholic chapel in Southampton Road between 10.00am and 11.45am . There are lots of toys for 0-4 year olds, as well as a regular craft activity, drinks and snacks, stories and songs.