Frequently Asked Questions

Do you cater for dietary requirements?

Yes. There is a section on the registration form to complete. If a child has an allergy we ask the school to provide food which is suitable. We also have a list of children with allergies displayed in the kitchen for all staff to check.

Do you go on trips?

Yes. In most holiday club periods we run optional trips these are charged for separately.

Do you have any problems between the younger and older children?

No. Some older children like to be with the younger children and vice versa. Any that prefer to be with their own age find a suitable room.

Do you provide food?

Yes. For breakfast there is a choice of cereal or toast. Lunch is provided by the school, there is a choice of hot or cold meals. A snack is provided in the afternoon the children can choose from healthy options such as cereal bars, yogurts and cheese and biscuits, there are also unlimited fruit, crudities and dips. Drink options are Milk, fruit juice, cordial or water.

Do you separate the children by age?

No. Due to each room having a different purpose the children find their own natural balance of where they want to be such as younger children in the role play and construction room and the older children in the computer suite and games room.

Have you been inspected?

Yes. Our last inspection was undertaken by the Independent Schools' Inspectorate (ISI) in 2016 and we were given the overall grade of outstanding. A copy of the report can be found on the noticeboard in the cloakroom in the Kidzone building.

How do I book?

A calendar is sent out in advance asking you to tick the days which you require for the following term, once this is returned to the office a confirmation of the dates will be returned to you. Additional bookings can be made via email, telephone or post.

How many children are you allowed in the building?

We are registered to receive 80 children at one time.

What activities do you provide?

In the holiday club we have one art/activity and game in the morning and afternoon of each day. The children are asked if they would like to join in the staffs activities or continue free play. During the holidays we make full use of the schools facilities, sports hall, swimming pool, tennis courts, gym and the fields. In holiday club we have themes and topics and base the activities around them.

What if I cancel a place?

We operate a cancellation policy. It states that cancellations must be made 3 full working days beforehand, failure to do so will incur payment in full. Fees will not be waived through absence or sickness.

What is Kidzone's Ofsted Registration number

We are no longer registered with Ofsted. Our DCSF number is 3506015

What ratio do you work to?

One member of staff to every eight children.