We offer an afterschool club for children attending the Oaks International School from Reception onward.

We offer a holiday club for children attending Oaks International School from Queen Edith’s Primary School.

All children are collected from their classrooms by our staff members. Our staff will go through the daily register to ensure all children have been collected, before returning where the afterschool club is based.   

Holiday Play Scheme

Current Availability - Spaces Available

We do currently have a handful of spaces for the afterschool clubs, to secure a place in our after school clubs, please register as soon as you can.

Cambridge Kids Club @ Oaks

We operate the out of school club from Oaks International School and use two areas; the Main Hall and a classroom. We have a quiet area were children can do their homework or simply relax should they wish too. Within the school there's a lovely outside play area and we also have easy access to Cherry Hinton Park. Like all our other clubs we operate based on Free Play and children have the choice on what activities they wish to do. 

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Meet our Play Leader: Leandros

Location

Club Address: Cherry Hinton Hall Lodge, Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB1 8DW

Location in school

You can find us at the back of the school building, close by the ponds. Please ring the doorbell and a staff member will come to welcome you.

Parking

Parking is available on the Cherry Hinton park site.

What the club offers:

Queen Emma School

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 After School Club @ Oaks

After School Club operates from the end of the School day to either 4:30pm or 6pm. Children will be collected from their classrooms and escorted to the club by our staff members.

After School Snack: We provide all children with a light snack around 4pm. Examples of what we offer include wraps, toasts, yoghurts, fruit, and juice.

Children who attend an extra circular club at the school will be collected by one of our staff members, and a snack will be offered  to them when they arrive at the after school club.

The Holiday Club @ Queen Edith's

The 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.

How to enrol:

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

General Information for Parents

Collecting children:

Children should be collected from the gate outside the Main Hall, at the back of Oaks building.

A team member will sign your child out upon collection as this ensures we are able to track a child's whereabouts in an emergency situation, for example a fire.

Contact

Club Mobile Number: 07746 742 963 - 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 commons ones are asked on our FAQ page, however if you can’t find the answer here, please email or call us where 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 your 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

The manager checks that the club is a safe and secure place for the children attending. He ensures that staff help children to move safely from school to the club and keeps clear records as children arrive and depart.

Ofsted

January 2017

Staff provide children with a warm, caring and welcoming environment. Children say they enjoy being at the club and are happy and settled. Their emotional well-being is well supported by staff who listen carefully when children tell them about their day. Children are confident in approaching staff to ask for help, when needed.

Ofsted

January 2017

Awaiting Ofsted inspection

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