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Willand Pre-School

Developing children for the future

Holiday Club

About Us

At Willand Holiday Club we are committed to providing children with a place where they can have fun, make friends, feel valued and have the opportunity to grow and explore through a range of ‘play activities and experiences, facilitated by a qualified staff team in a secure environment.  The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, allowing children to wind down from term-time but remain stimulated. 

Opening TImes

We open at 8am and close at 6pm.

The Holiday Club runs during the Febuary Half Term, Easter Holidays, May Half Term, Summer Holidays and the October Half Term. The only time we close is during the Christmas Holidays.

Activities and Games

Each holiday has its own theme and activities and games are planned around this.  Some recent activities include:

• Painting, with sponges, marbles, string, vegetables, rollers and even hands.
• Clay modelling/Salt dough modelling
• Knitting and Sewing
• Tye Dying
• Making Felt Purses and Wallets
• Chalk Pictures
• Jewellery Making
• Hama beads
• Sandpaper animals
• Pom pom animals
• Cooking, buns, bread, pizza, cakes and biscuits

All activities are carefully planned and adapted to meet all the children’s individual needs and abilities.
The accent is definitely on fun with a wide range of indoor and outdoor games and sports, such as:

Nintendo Wii ( Time restrictions apply)
TV and DVD  (Not available all day)
Air Hockey
Table tennis
Table football
Snooker/Pool
Giant 4 in a row
Magnetic Darts
Giant dominos
Giant pick up sticks
Parachute Games
Kites
Hoops and Balls

There is a wide variety of board games, constructions toys, puzzles, books, magazines for all abilities.  The books range from encyclopedia’s to classics and are suitable for all children.

Food and Drink

There is fresh drinking water available all day and snacks at 10:15am and 14:15pm.  The snacks consist of a carbohydrate, such as bread stick, bagel, crumpet or a piece of toast, a slice of apple and another fruit. There is also a light tea at 4pm, the menu is altered seasonally and is compiled by the children.  A copy is available here and there is also a copy displayed in the lobby.

Prices and Availability

It is advisable to book early if you require a place at holiday club as spaces fill very quickly. We do require payment with the booking form, which is non refundable.  The prices are as follows:

Full Day

£24 for the first child (3yrs+) and £30 for the first child (2yrold)
£17.00 for siblings

Half Day

£15.00 for the first child (3yrs+) and £20 for the first child (2yrold)
£11 for siblings
Half days are 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm.

Playwork Principles

At Willand Holiday club we follow the Playwork Principles. These Principles help us to ensure we are providing the best possible opportunities to meet every individual child’s play needs, make friends, and have fun whilst learning about the environment and world around them.  These principles establish the professional and ethical framework for playwork, and describe the importance and what is unique about play.

A Copy of the Playwork Principles can be found at:
http://www.devon.gov.uk/index/childrenfamilies/eycs/eycs-childcareproviders/eycs-childcareproviders-play/eycs-play-principles.htm