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Playworks runs term time clubs for children from 3 to 11 years of age. We provide flexible care before, after the school day, around the nursery school day and during school holidays. Our clubs are often based on school premises and from early in the morning through to mid evening.

A full list of Playworks settings are listed here.

At Playworks, we have helped to set up and run a number of Out of School clubs for other childcare providers. For schools looking to establish their own Breakfast, After School, Wrap Around or Holiday Club, we are happy to talk about how that could work for you.

We’ve learned what works – and what doesn’t, and we provide advice and support via our associate, Playworks One – for more details click here.

Our approach is all about establishing something local, that is often run within the school’s own premises. Our flexible support package can help any interested individuals or teams establish and run an Out of School clubs, in partnership with the school. We can offer advice and administrative support, drawing on our philosophy as a growing non-profit organisation.

Playworks runs clubs for children from 3 to 11 years of age. Our services include:

Breakfast Clubs

Enabling parents to start the working day calmly and efficiently, breakfast clubs typically operate from around 7.30am until the beginning of the school day. Children are provided with a healthy breakfast in a sociable environment, with activities arranged to ensure they are entertained before scheduled lessons begin and always get to school on time. PlaySports Coaches (from our sister company PlaySports) are based on site in our Breakfast Club and provide the children with a Sunrise Session, which aims to get the children physically active and ready for the school day.

Wrap Around Clubs

These clubs provide care for nursery school children, aged 3 – 4 years. We are able to offer morning and afternoon Wrap Around Care to compliment your childs nursery session.  Often based on school site we work in partnership with the school to cater for the needs of their parents/carers.

Children attending the Wrap Around Clubs are provided with a mid morning/ afternoon snack. Packed lunches are provided by parents/carers for the midday meal.

Focused activities are offered to children linked to the current club topic planned through the seven areas of learning.

  • Personal and Social Development, Wellbeing and Cultural Diversity
  • Language, Literacy and Communication Skills
  • Mathematical Development
  • Welsh Language Development
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World
  • Physical Development
  • Creative Development

After School Clubs

Offering a friendly and safe environment, our After School Clubs provide a range of activities to keep your child busy and entertained at the end of the school day.

Children attending the clubs are offered a healthy buffet style snack in line with the Welsh Assembly Governments Appetite for Life Scheme. As well as a range of planned activities including cookery, gardening, arts and craft and group games.  Our PlaySports Coaches visit all our settings to provide a range of sports activites and opportunities to encourage the children to be physically active. Prices and hours depend on the individual clubs, but typically an After School Clubs will run Monday – Friday until 6pm.

Holiday Clubs

Our Holiday Clubs run Monday – Friday 8.00 am – 6.00 pm, during all school holidays with the exception for the last week of the school Summer Holiays and the Christmas School Holidays.

Children attending the Holiday Clubs are offered a healthy breakfast in a sociable environment. Parents, cares are required to provide their child with a packed lunch and afternoon snacks.  Activites are planned inline with the current theme and linked to our WWOWW Project (Wellbeing, Wildlife and Our Wonderful World).  Our resident PlaySports Coach will be on site through the duration of the club to deliver regular opportunities for physical activities.

Children aged 3 -4 years accessing any of our clubs maybe eligable to recieve Free Childcare through the Governments 30 Hour Free Childcare Offer for Wales. For more information and to check eligability click here. 

For more information on any of our clubs, contact Playworks Head Office  on 02920 864780. 

Playworks Childcare,
Unit 8 (Block C),
Western Industrial Estate,
Caerphilly,
CF83 1BQ
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