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Welcome to the St John’s Out of School Club


We have our own Out of School club on site, managed by the school and led by qualified and experienced staff.  St John’s Out of School Club is a not-for-profit registered charity.  This enables us to support parents and carers by providing high quality childcare at affordable prices.  Our objectives for the Out of School Club are:


  • to create and maintain a safe, caring and supportive environment for our pupils outside of normal school hours

  • to be flexible in accommodating the needs of parents

  • to operate on a sound financial basis to ensure the continued success and viability of the Club


The Out of School Club is open from 7.30am to the start of school (8.45am) and from the end of school (3.15pm) until 6.00pm.  The Club also operates a holiday club during the first week of the school summer holidays.  We look after children from the age of three to 11 years old. 


The club is located in a designated room within St John’s Primary School which is set up to offer a range of activities for the children to enjoy, including:


  • Arts and crafts

  • Games and puzzles

  • Reading area

  • Cookery activities

  • Movie day

  • Opportunities to catch up on homework

  • “Chill time” – time to have a break with friends, chat, read and relax!



Weather permitting, the children have the choice of staying indoors or going outdoors to play.   Technology time on the iPads and Wii is timetabled so that the children have the opportunity to enjoy other activities. The children are provided with a healthy breakfast and a range of afternoon snacks.


If you would like to find out more about the Out of School Club, please see our Information Sheet or contact us on 01926 854450 option 2 or


The Out of School Club Team


All staff working with the children in the Out of School Club are DBS-checked, with many having other roles within the school. The current team are:


Mrs Carla Hadfield – Manager

Mrs Laura Challinor – Manager

Miss Ellie O'Neil – Play worker

Mrs Hannah Edmunds – Play worker

Mrs Denise Khan – Play worker

Mrs Sharon McDonnell- Play worker

Ms Helen Neale- Play worker

Mr Darren Barrow, Head Teacher, oversees the day-to-day running of the club.  The Governing Board of the school are also Trustees of the club.


Out of School Club Hours and Charges


The Out of School Club is open every day during school term time (excluding school Inset days).

The available sessions are:


Early Bird – 7.30am to 8.45am

£7.00 including breakfast

Morning – 8.00am to 8.45am


Early Afternoon – 3.15pm to 5.00pm

£7.00 including a light healthy snack

Afternoon – 3.15pm to 6.00pm

£12.00 including a light healthy snack


We also offer a holiday club which runs during the first week of the school summer holidays from 8.00am to 6.00pm at a cost of £20.00 for a full day or £12.00 for a half day.


Out of School Club Ofsted


The Out of School Club is registered with Ofsted and was last inspected in July 2017.  The provision was graded as good across all areas.


A copy of the Out of School Club Ofsted report can be found below: