When your child starts school, you may need childcare for before school, after school and during the school holidays.
Breakfast clubs are open in the mornings before school starts. Some groups offer breakfast for the children attending. Breakfast clubs attached to schools will usually only accept children who attend the school, but you should check. Some separate breakfast clubs may offer a transport service to schools.
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After-school clubs are open in the afternoons after school finishes, usually until 6pm. Some groups offer snacks and/or tea for the children attending. After-school clubs attached to schools will usually only accept children who attend the school, but you should check. Some separate after-school clubs may offer a transport service to pick up from local schools.
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Holiday play schemes/ holiday clubs
Holiday play schemes are clubs which provide school-age children with care and activity opportunities during school holidays. They might be run by your local school or a private organisation on a school site, at a community centre, village hall, leisure centre or a similar venue.
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