Holiday Club

Holiday Club

Brambles is an exciting and thriving holiday club with the emphasis on fun. We can take up to 30 children from Reception to the end of Year 6. During the Summer Holidays, children about to start Reception are also welcome.

Brambles Holiday Club operates during Thorns’ school holidays. We close between Christmas and New Year, and for the last week of the Summer Holidays. Our planning follows the government’s ‘Every Child Matters’ framework and is topic-based. If your child has any suggestions for activities, please let us know & we will incorporate them where possible.

If your child is unwell, please phone to let us know as soon as possible (01926 854 486). You will be charged for unattended sessions. If your child has suffered sickness, diarrhoea, or a fever, please do not bring them to Brambles for at least 48 hours. We run the same infection control policy as Thorns.

Daily Routine

The holiday club opens its doors at 8.00am to welcome children and parents. We have a wide range of activities for the children to enjoy every day, including art and craft, games, puzzles, role play, television, computers, a Nintendo Wii, and an adult directed activity. We also have a quiet area.

We have snack at 10.00am which we provide. After snack-time, we go outside to the playground and enjoy a range of activities, including tennis, football, skipping ropes, hoops, large jenga, bowling, and a parachute.

We have an adult directed activity at 11.00am which is optional for the children. At 12.00 noon, we have lunch which we ask parents to provide. After lunch, we go outside to play again (weather permitting).

At 2.00pm we have a different adult led activity, as well as free choice of our activities and games.

At 3.30pm, we have an afternoon snack which we ask the parent to provide. After snack-time, the children are again free to choose what they want to do.

At 5.30pm, the children help tidy up.

Please note that we do limit use of the computers and Wii.

If you wish to join our holiday club, please complete the online application form below. If your child is coming to Holiday Club, please ensure you have provided them with a lunch and an afternoon snack, if appropriate. We allow children to bring their own toys but do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage.

Fees (Indicative Fees From Sept 2024)

Session charges are:

8:00 am to 6:00 pm £35.40 (£37.20)

8:00 am to 3:00 pm £24.75 (£26.00)

8:00 am to 1:00 pm £17.70 (£18.60)

9:00 am to 3:00 pm £21.10 (£22.15)

9:00 am to 4:00 pm £24.75 (£26.00)

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm £17.70 (£18.60)

Invoices are issued at the end of the holiday except for Summer Holidays where invoices will be raised on 31st July and the last day of Holiday Club in August. Payment is due on receipt and can be made by Bank Transfer, by Childcare Vouchers or the Tax Free Childcare scheme. We reserve the right to apply an admin fee of £10.00 for late payment of invoices.

Please let us know if you are going to be late; sometimes life gets in the way. If you are repeatedly late, a late collection charge will be applied at the discretion of the manager.

Summer Holiday Club 2024
Your invoice will be emailed to the above address: If this is the first time your child has attended Brambles please contact us for additional paperwork regarding emergency contact details, medical consent, allergies etc.
Brambles Holiday Club Application Form
Holiday Club Application Form
Please complete if you wish us to record this
Please complete if you wish us to record this
Your invoice will be emailed to the above address
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Only complete if different from above
Please provide details of other contacts
Please indicate your preferred sessions below
Please note you must provide suncream for your child.
We sometimes include photos on our display boards.
Sometimes we will record activities and use them as evidence for your child's development
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