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Wraparound Care

Castle Club

Castle Club is our on-site wraparound childcare provision

Castle Club is located in Someries Infant School and Early Childhood Centre’s main hall and is open every morning and afternoon throughout term time.

All wraparound childcare staff are employees of Someries Infant School and Early Childhood Education Centre and are fully qualified and DBS checked.

Morning Sessions

Morning wraparound childcare sessions

Morning sessions run from 7.45 a.m. until 8.50 a.m. The cost per child attend our morning session is £3.70

Breakfast is served by wraparound childcare staff and consists of healthy cereals, fresh fruit, toast, muffins and bagels as well as a range of spreads. Fresh fruit juice, milk and water are available throughout the breakfast session, too.

Morning activities are aimed at encouraging a calm start to the school day and include reading, drawing, board games and the use of construction kits.

All children are escorted to their respective classrooms by wraparound childcare staff at the end of each morning session for a smooth transition into class.

Note on fees: Fees may increase or otherwise vary throughout the academic year.

Afternoon Sessions

Afternoon wraparound childcare sessions

There are two options for afternoon sessions at Castle Club:

Session one runs from 3.15 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. at a cost of £3.70

Session two runs from 3.15 p.m. until 5.00 p.m. at a cost of £5.20

At the end of the school day, wraparound childcare staff collect children attending Eric Carle Nursery and Someries Infant School and Early Childhood Education Centre from their classrooms.

Children attending Someries Junior School are escorted to Castle Club at the end of the school day by Someries Junior School staff.

Afternoon snacks are available to all children attending Castle Club and include toast, bagels and fresh fruit. Fresh fruit juice and water are available throughout the afternoon session, too.

Children enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities during the afternoon session and have access to Someries Infant School and Early Childhood Education Centre’s playgrounds, equipment and apparatus.

Note on fees: Fees may increase or otherwise vary throughout the academic year.

Booking information

Places at our wraparound care provision can be booked and paid for online through IRIS ParentMail. Parents and carers receive a link to IRIS ParentMail once they have registered their child with our Wraparound Care Manager by emailing [email protected]

Parents and carers with an active ParentMail account can book a place at Castle Club using the link below.

Wraparound care contact details

Wraparound Care Manager: Mrs. K Byrne

Email address: [email protected]

Wraparound Care Policy

Childcare vouchers and other employer schemes

If you joined a childcare voucher scheme on or before 4 October 2018, we accept payment via these for wraparound care sessions.

If you intend to make payment via an employer childcare voucher scheme, please inform our Wraparound Care Manager prior to booking sessions so that you can be set up on our voucher payment system.