Buddies Childcare CiC
Buddies Childcare CiC is a Community Interest Company set up to provide parents of pupils at Glen Park Primary and the wider community with high quality, affordable out of school hours childcare provision. Buddies was inspected by Ofsted in May 2014 and was judged to be providing ‘good’ quality provision in all areas.
Big Buddies Holiday, Breakfast and After School Club
Breakfast Club runs from 8.00am until 8.45am Mondays to Friday (term time only) and each session currently costs £3.00. The children are able to enjoy a variety of activities until it’s time to tidy away, at which point a member of the Buddies team will escort the children to the main school and supervise whilst the children enter their respective class rooms ready to begin the school day.
Big Buddies After School Club runs daily from 3.15pm until 6.00pm and sessions currently cost £6.00 (£5.50 per second child per family).Breakfast and after school club sessions can be booked for up to a maximum of 6 weeks in advance although we do require for sessions to be paid for upfront at the time of booking.
Buddies also run a holiday play scheme which operates during the school holidays, from 8 am until 6 pm daily, Monday to Friday. Buddies offers a range of options in regards to sessions that can be booked. Further details can be found via the booking form link.
For further information regarding registration and fees, please either contact the school office or contact the Play Leader, Mrs. Kathie Baker, on 01752 336556. Alternatively, information packs are available from the School Reception Office.
Little Buddies Pre-School
‘The environment is welcoming, with a good range of resources, which the children can access for themselves, encouraging independence and exploration’.
‘The pre-school successfully engages all parents in contributing to the children's developmental records, which enhances children's learning and development’. Ofsted 2014
Little Buddies Pre-School is registered by Ofsted on the Early Years Register. The Manager holds Early Years Practitioner status and all staff hold appropriate early years qualifications to National Vocational Qualification at level 3. The Pre-School operates both funded and non-funded sessions, as well as a lunch club. Children may also attend the breakfast and/or after school clubs, as well as the holiday club, should parents wish them to. For more details, or a registration form, telephone the Pre- School Supervisor, Mrs Karen Thorn, on 01752 336556.