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After School Club2018-10-02T16:09:15+00:00

After School Clubs

We have two After School Club providers. Please see the details below.

Barnwood Buddies in Abbotswood, Yate. 

Available Monday to Friday for after school care and during the school holidays.  The children are collected by a club employee and transported safely to the club.  For further details please contact the school or see www.barnwoodbuddies.co.uk

The afterschool is OFSTED registered and was rated as GOOD in November 2014.  Comments were made as follows:

  • Children are happy and secure, and have good relationships with staff and their friends.
  • Children behave well because they are engaged and busy doing activities that interest them.
  • Children have opportunities to play outdoors and they benefit from fresh air, with the freedom to move around on a large scale in the sports hall, to let off steam and run around after a busy day at school.
Barnwood Buddies

The afterschool club also runs a holiday club that can be used by anyone (annual membership applies – £15 per family).   A  wide and varied programme of activities are put on suitable for all age range, including craft, sport and recreational, constructional and free play.

The holiday club is open from 8am to 6pm with options of morning session (8am until 1pm), afternoon session (1pm until 6pm), School day (8.30am to 3.30pm) and whole day.  Prices are £13.75 half day, £16.80 school day and £20.50 for a whole day; discounts are applied for more than 1 child.  (prices correct as at October 2016). Further details can be found on their website or contacting:  manager@barnwoodbuddies.co.uk

Two friendly play workers from Wild About Play collect the children every day from the playground and transport them safely to ‘WAP’ in the Club’s own mini-bus for After School care.

Staff are passionate about play, well-trained, kind and caring. The Wild About Play After School Club is based upstairs in the beautiful Victorian Ridgewood Centre which has free parking and a café. During opening hours, WAP also benefits from their own bright, welcoming play spaces and enclosed garden with sand and water play.

Risk-assessed trips to local parks and farms are planned in addition to the usual arts, crafts, sports, games and messy play on offer.

Parent’s from Rangeworthy school have peace of mind that their children are “having great fun after school” and feel that their children are “safe, well looked after and cared for at WAP”. They describe the Club as being “a lovely setting” and “a relaxed and fun environment” where the staff are “really lovely and do some great activities with the children”.

Please visit www.wildaboutplayridgewood.co.uk for more information on After School & Holiday Club care – You can download our most recent forms from the website.

To see what the children have been enjoying you can view our facebook page www.facebook.com/wapridgewood.

Alternatively, feel free to phone or email Sian Pumford, Club Manager, for a friendly chat if you have any questions – 07531 344 549/wapridgewood@yahoo.co.uk.

Download: Wild About Play – Rangeworthy School