Our holiday club CKC @ St Luke's is based at St Luke's Primary School and is open to all. 

In the school holidays (including half-term and training days) we offer a full and varied programme of activities and trips. Each week has a theme with the activities and outings based around it. For children staying all day a mid-morning snack and a light afternoon tea is provided. Parents are asked to provide a packed lunch. 

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Current Availability - Places available

This is a medium sized club with around 30 to 40 children attending each day, so spaces should still be available, but book early to avoid any disappointment!

Cambridge Kids Club @ St Luke's

Our Holiday club at St Luke's Primary School, operate from the schools main hall, the community room and the outdoor play space (rain or sun). Like all our other clubs we operate the club based on free Play and children have choice on what activities they wish to do.

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Meet our Senior Play Leader: Amalia

Location

Club Address: St Luke's CoE Primary School, French's Road, Cambridge CB4 3JZ

Location in school

As you enter the main school car park, use the gate to the left of the building to go to the main playground. Walk past the nursery and the entrance CKC use is the double doors behind the hall, which is behind the climbing frame / play area. There is a doorbell on the door please ring it and a CKC staff member will come greet you and let you in.

Parking

There should be car parking available on site in the main school car park. Please be aware of children, other parents and staff who may be walking through the car park.

What the club offers:

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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 Holiday Club

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.

 

Fee's

The current fee’s for the holiday play scheme are:

Daily ratesEarly bird**Late booking rate
Per FULL day (8:00am – 6pm) £27.50 £31.50
Per SCHOOL day (9:00am – 3:30pm)£22.50 £26.50
Per morning (8:00am – 1pm including morning snack) £19.00£23.00
Per afternoon (1pm – 6pm including snack)£19.00 £23.00

 

* There may be an additional fee’s for special activities and trips.

** Bookings made 5 working days in advance will qualify for the early bird rate (e.g. a booking for a Tue 31st July would need to be booked by Tue 24th July)

 

You can now make your Holiday Club booking completely online.

General Information for Parents

Dropping and collecting children:

Children should be dropped off at the entrance behind the main hall. At this entrance there is a CKC doorbell and when rung a member of the CKC team will open the door to let you in. CKC team member will sign your child into the club.

The same entrance is to be used by parents when collecting children, parents will need to sign out their child when collecting them. This ensures we are able to track a child whereabouts in an emergency situation like a Fire for insistence.

Contact

Club Mobile Number: 07931 418 927 - 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

You can now pay using our Holiday Club booking portal. We mainly accept debit / credit cards or childcare vouchers. Please contact us if you could like to make payment with Cash.

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 playleader, The club coordinator and the director are always ready to discuss your child's progress and deal with any concerns you may have.

Each half term 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

Staff are experienced practitioners who provide a stimulating play environment for children of all ages. They encourage children to make independent choices and decisions as they play and enable them to follow their own interests. Children spend their day engrossed in their play and thoroughly enjoy the activities available to them.

OFSTED

October 2018

Children have great fun at the holiday club. They quickly settle into new routines and feel secure in their surroundings. Children enjoy socialising with others. They are motivated to join in with activities and are happy to try new things for the first time.

OFSTED

October 2018

Managers and staff use self-evaluation effectively and actively seek the opinions of all those involved with the holiday club. Action plans are focused accurately on improving children's experiences and enabling them to direct their own play freely.

OFSTED

October 2018

Parents offer very positive feedback about children's experiences and say how much children enjoy attending. They appreciate the wide variety of activities children take part in and how they usually return home with lots of craft and artwork they have created. Parents also mention the benefits of children meeting a wider group of friends from a variety of schools in the area.

OFSTED

October 2018

In October 2018 the club was rated “GOOD” by OFSTED, who said:

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