St Andrew's C of E (VA) Primary


Out of School Childcare

Out of school childcare - Play Aloud

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 2023 we were graded 'Outstanding'. Our Ofsted reg. number is EY468316.

Play Aloud is open from 7.30am until 6.00pm term time, where we provide before and after school care: seeing children safely into and picking up from St Andrew’s School. Each week we offer activities and resources based on a special theme and provide an indoor/ outdoor provision.

Play Aloud are also funded for 2 year olds and have 4 spaces available a day. Please contact them for information about current availability.

We provide Pre-School sessions 8.50-12.20 for children attending St Andrew’s School Nursery afternoon sessions. 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. 

During the school holiday’s we are open Monday to Thursday, from 8.00 am until 5.00pm providing exciting activities and specialist workshops for children aged 2 years to 10 years old.

Play Aloud offers healthy breakfasts, snacks and evening meals.

Play Aloud employs Play Leaders of the highest quality who truly love working with children and we operate excellent child:play-leader ratio. 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 or text 07903 336113 or email          Website       Facebook: Play Aloud St Andrews