We offer a breakfast and afterschool club for children attending The Vine Inter-Church Primary School, Jeavons Wood Primary School and Monkfield Park Primary School. We also run a holiday club which all children are also welcome to attend.

All children are accompanied to and collected from their schools via a walking bus or our mini-bus. We are based in two classrooms in The Blue School building on Eastgate Road in Great Cambourne and have exclusive access to the playground and field.

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Current Availability - Spaces Available

We do currently have spaces available in our breakfast & afterschool club, to secure your place please register as soon as you can to guarantee the days you would like to attend!

Cambridge Kids Club @ Cambourne

We operate from The Blue School building on Eastgate Road in Great Cambourne. Like all our other clubs we operate the club on free Play and children have a choice on what activities they wish to participate in. We have a quite area were children can do homework should they wish too.

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Meet our Play-Leader: Maxine

Location

Club Address: The Blue School, Eastgate Rd, Great Cambourne CB23 6DZ. (Opposite Jeavons Wood Primary School)

Location in school

Parents can use the playground entrance when collecting their children. The gate will be locked, please ring the bell and a staff member will come and let you in. During the winter months the main entrance is used. Please ring the bell on the classroom door.

Parking

If you are collecting your child/children by car, we request that you park in the church carpark located next to the building.

What the club offers:

We are a self-directed PLAY based provision.

Play is a process that is freely chosen, personally directed and intrinsically motivated. That is, children and young people determine and control the content and intent of their play, by following their own instincts, ideas and interests, in their own way for their own reasons.

This is very different from the classroom environment, which can be (and sometimes needs to be) a very structured environment. We believe that after a long day at school or term of learning, children want to come to us to have fun and freedom in an unstructured self motivated way. Children will learn skills that they need in the growing up process, but in a different way to school.

The Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club operates from 7.30am until the start of school. All children are taken to their school via the walking bus or mini-bus

We provide a variety of cereals, toast and fresh fruit and we encourage children to have breakfast.

The After School Club

After School Club operates from the end of the School day to either 4:30pm or 6pm. All children are collected from their school and walked back via the walking bus.

We provide all children with a light snack as soon as they arrive at the club. Examples of what we offer include soup, wraps, yoghurts, fresh fruit and vegetables, squash, milk and water.

The Holiday Club

We offer a holiday club from The Blue School building. This Holiday Club operates from 8am – 6pm with a full and varied programme of activities and trips. Each week has a theme to it and the activities and outings are based around that theme. This will be emailed out to you around 6 weeks before the start of the holiday for you to book the specific days. For children staying all day, a mid-morning snack and a light afternoon snack is provided. We ask you to provide a pack lunch.

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How to enrol:

We currently have spaces in the breakfast and afterschool club. We suggest that you enroll as soon as possible. Please see a link to our prospectus and our online booking portal. Please register your child/ren using the link below and request a "NEW CONTRACT" for your child/ren.

General Information for Parents

Dropping and collecting children:

Children are signed in and out when they are dropped off and collected from the club. This ensures we are able to track a child's whereabouts in an emergency situation, like a Fire for insistence.

Contact

Club Mobile Number: 07950 365 071- for emergencies during club operational hours only. If you are leaving a message, please remember to leave your password.

Head Office Mobile Number: 07960 412 716 - for bookings / enrolment / other enquires

Payment Methods

We accept a number of different payment methods including: direct debits, BACS, Childcare vouchers TFC, Cheque and Cash. Please click here for more information.

FAQ

We know you will have many more questions. Some of the common ones are asked on our FAQ page, however if you can’t find the answer there, please email or call us and we will be happy to help.

Parent Partnership

Parents are at liberty to spend time with their children at any time during the sessions provided that it does not unsettle the child. The Club Leader, The After-School Co-ordinator and the director are always ready to discuss your child's progress and deal with any concerns you may have.

Each month we circulate a newsletter providing parents with up-to-date information on what is going on within the Cambridge Kids Club and matters of general interest.

The Club has formulated a set of policies relating to its approach towards issues such as anti-discrimination, child abuse, staff selection etc. Please feel free to ask for a set of these policies that will, in any case, be provided upon enrolling your child.

Parents are encouraged to offer their time to take a session at the Club should they have any expertise or special interest which the children might enjoy hearing about.

What Parents and Ofsted Say About Us

Parents are very happy with the care and support their children receive. They say that their children are often reluctant to go home at the end of the day

Ofsted at CKC @ Cherry Hinton

January 2017

Children are happy and settled. They build positive relationships with staff, who are good role models. Staff get to know children well and interact positively with them as they play. This helps to develop children's emotional well-being.

Ofsted at CKC @ Bourn

December 2016

All our other clubs are rated “GOOD” by OFSTED.  We are still awaiting our first Ofsted inspection at CKC @ Cambourne

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