Lakeside Community Hub

Lakeside Community Hub is a community project on-site at Lakeside Primary Academy. The Hub can be used outside of school hours and will serve the local community as a base to host meetings and community events. 

Doncaster Stronger Communities Team

Chris Wroot (Stronger Communities Officer) will be based at the Hub on a regular basis and will be providing a variety of support. The aim of the team is to build strong, active, inclusive and resilient communities across the whole of Doncaster, effectively building on and using their strengths and assets to work in partnership to improve their quality of life and well-being, to make their neighbourhoods safe and supportive and able to tackle the issues that matter to you.

Hyde Park Resident's Group

The Hyde Park Resident's group meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the Community Hub. The group discuss local issues and community ideas to support in improving the area for the whole community. 

Doncaster Forest School

We are lucky enough to have our very own Forest School Leader on-site, and a well-developed forest school area. We are working in partnership with Doncaster College and University Centre to offer unique learning experiences and out of school clubs for your children to access during the holidays and after school.

Designed to promote the holistic development of children using a child-centred approach, the Forest School experience provides children with opportunities to achieve and develop confidence through hands-on learning within the outdoor environment.

Solihull Parenting Program

The Solihull parenting program is a 10 week course, 2 hours per week and focuses on building a positive relationship between parents and children. The course is open to all parents regardless of their situation who want to look at building or maintaining good relationships wihin the family.

Book Chatter Playgroup

We host free a Book Chatter Playgroup every Tuesday 2pm to 3pm run by the Central Family Hub. The group is suitable for 0-4 year olds, booking is not required. Come along and join us!


Adult Family and Community Learning Team (AFCL)

AFCL are running three courses for adults from the Community Hub. The three courses are; English from beginner to Level 2/ GCSE, Mathematics from beginner to Level 2/ GCSE, and ESOL - English Speakers of Other Languages. All courses are FREE and are limited to ten spaces for each course. If you would like further information or to book a place please email;

Social Supermarket

As part of our commitment to become more Eco Friendly we have been holding a weekly Social Supermarket, which has proved very popular. The Social Supermarket runs every Wednesday. You are invited to bring a cool bag to school and provide a £2 donation via Parent Pay. The produce available will vary each week, with everything from fruit, vegetables, bread, bakery products and confectionery.

All of the food on offer is food which has been identified as surplus by local supermarkets, and helps to reduce food waste. 

Social Events

Community Yoga - Every Wednesday afternoon we host a Community yoga session. For information or to book on to the course please email;

71st Doncaster Scout Group - The group meet every Saturday in the Community Hub. They have an active Scouts, Beaver and Cubs group. For more information or to enquire about joining the group please check out their Facebook page.

If there is a specific activity you would like to see on offer or if you are a business and would like to provide an opportunity using the Hub then please do get in touch with Sally Smith - Inclusion Manager (

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