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  • Statement of purpose

    Aims and objectives:

    To provide a safe and welcoming environment that enables children to participate in every aspect of play, to be happy and learn how to socialise with their peers which includes mealtimes.

    Age range: The club enrols children from the age of three to eleven.

    Sex: Male and Female.

    Number of children: We are registered for 60 children.

    Range of needs:  We have facilities to accommodate physical needs i.e. wheel chair access. Dietary requirements are also welcome.

    Fees: After school: £5.00 Per child per evening. Holiday club: £16.00 for a full day, £9.00 for a half day (8-1 or 12.30-5.30)

    Opening hours: After school club 3.15-5.30. Holiday club: 8.00-5.30 Monday – Friday.

    Staffing: All staff  have relevant checks and all attend regular training,  staff ratios comply to the national minimum standards. We have male and female staff.

    Facilities Available:

    We have our own classroom with a large storage cupboard, toilet block, use of  food technology room for preparing food, use of a drama workshop for indoor play, an outdoor picnic area and the use of a large playground along with grass fields.

    Service offered:

    Beddau Buddies collects children from some local primary schools by mini bus, please check which schools on request.

    Activities Provided:

    Different activities are provided and we try to vary these as much as possible according to numbers. We offer: Dance, art and crafts, baking. We celebrate festivals and other cultures; the club encourages free play, lots of team games, Buddies has six computers with parent guidance lock, an air hockey table, pool table and we try to end the day with stories for all ages.

    Routines:

    On arrival in club a register is taken and children are then taken to the toilet and wash their hands ready for food. Tea is served as each school arrives. We then hold a chat time where we celebrate birthdays and any other news after which children can do whatever activities are on offer or free play.

    Language spoken: English.

    Terms and conditions:

    The club has a parent contract which all parent/Guardians sign, a copy is returned to the parents suggesting they read it to the children that will be attending the club. We are always happy to discuss any matters that may arise.

    Admissions policy:

    We have no selective criteria and a full admissions policy is in the parent  information pack.

    Contact information:

    Registered person is Mrs Sharon Humphries. You can contact her on 07956553506 /07760364201 or 01443 203411 ext.116 or 130 in club opening times

    Complaints policy:

    A detailed form regarding procedures for complaints is in your parent information pack

    Animals:

    Buddies have no pets at the time of printing.

    Clothing:

    Children should come to holiday club dressed in sensible foot wear as flip flops cause accidents and very sore toes.

    Sun policy:

    Buddies have all relevant policies which you can view on request and you must sign a generic form for your permission to apply sun creams etc. Sun hats must be worn if attending in the summer.

    Annually Beddau Buddies review our statement of purpose as set by the National minimum standards and any changes are referred to the CSSIW

    Policies and procedures are available for parents/Guardians on admission.

     

     

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  • Registration

    You can use the contact details on the contact us page and arrange a visit.

    Alternatively, you can download the registration form from the registration page.

  • BB Feedback

    My son loves Beddau Buddies! He has attended since the day he started school and it’s become part of our lives. The staff ate fab. My new baby will definitely be attending Buddies when it’s old enough.
    Ms B Jones
    I am very happy with Beddau Buddies – always great service and the children love it here!
    Ms L Hicks
    My children have been part of Beddau Buddies for 8 years and we are delighted with the level of care provided. Our children have not only been cared for in a superb setting, by excellent staff but have gained fantastic life skills and experiences.
    Mrs R Jenkins
    Beddau Buddies is absolutely fantastic! My daughter has been attending for a couple of years and she loves going to Buddies. There are always loads of activities for the children to do. I wouldn’t be able to work without Buddies They are brilliant 11/10.
    Mrs C Bowen
    Beddau Buddies has been a god send for us to help with looking after our children after school. It’s well organised and well run with friendly staff and great facilities. Thanks for the services.
    Mr A Walsh
    My children thoroughly enjoy coming to Buddies and I feel confident they are well looked after in a safe environment.
    Mr A Thomson
    All the staff have been excellent! My son was three in September and I have been completely reassured that he is happy in Buddies. He can’t wait to go back. Everyone is very friendly and there is a wonderful welcome and happy buzz whenever I go.
    Ms Williams
    My son has been with Buddies since he was four and he is now almost 12 and still there. His younger brother has also started and they both love it in Buddies.
    Mrs M. Rudd
    My children love coming to Beddau Buddies afterschool as they get extra play time with different friends from different schools – all in a safe and very friendly environment. I cannot recommend it highly enough!
    Mr S Jones
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