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Out of School Childcare

Out of School Childcare - Play Aloud St Andrew's

Play Aloud is St Andrew’s very own out-of-school and holiday-club. Play Aloud provides children, aged 3yrs-11yrs, with a nurturing, active, healthy and creative environment, whilst offering parents flexible, quality and reliable childcare. Play Aloud has it's own building and gardens within the school site, so we are perfectly placed to offer continuity of care and a safe and secure environment for the children where they can play with their friends.

Play Aloud is privately run and has been enjoying a successful partnership with St Andrew's School and Nursery since September 2013. We are registered with Ofsted as an Early Years Setting and on the Childcare Register. In our inspection in 2014 we were graded 'Good' with strong practise in every area of our provision. Our Ofsted reg number is EY468316.

Play Aloud is open from 7.30am until 6.30pm all year-round. In term-time we provide before and after school care: seeing children safely into and picking up from St Andrews School and Nursery. Every week we offer activities and resources based on a special theme. We follow the EYFS for our younger children and enjoy close working relationships with parents and the Nursery to support your child's development and happiness. 

In school holidays we are open all day, every day from 7.30am until 6.30pm providing childcare and exciting activities and specialist workshops. We are open all day during term time to wrap around both Nursery sessions, offering completely flexible childcare options to children who attend St Andrew's Nursery. You can book whatever drop-off and pick-up times you need (subject to available spaces).

Play Aloud offers healthy breakfasts, snacks and evening meals. Activities and resources include: crafts, sports, board games, computer games, books, baking, toys, role-play, chill-out area, art, puzzles, music, outings, homework help and all kinds of fun based on the children’s interests.

Play Aloud employs Play Leaders of the highest quality who truly love working with children and we operate excellent child:play-leader ratios. Regular places and/or occasional hours are available. You can choose the days and times that suit your family. Book your child in every day or just for a few hours sometimes, it’s up to you, it’s your childcare provision shaped around your family’s needs.

To book, arrange a visit, join our waiting list or to discuss your childcare needs please call, text or e-mail Natalie the Manager on: 07903 336113 or e-mail playaloudstandrews@hotmail.com