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Closure of our clubs until the schools return

I am very sorry to tell you that due to the COVID-19 crisis we will be closing all of our clubs at 6pm this evening until the schools have returned.  We have struggled to stay open this week to support Key Worker families, but most clubs have experienced little to no attendance. It has therefore … Continued

Fees during closure

A message for our customers: I hope you and your families are well at this challenging time. I’m aware that you will be keen to know what our stance is regarding customer fees for the duration of the Coronavirus closure. I will write to you on Friday (27th March) to outline our full position, but … Continued

COVID-19 UPDATE

A message from Dan McCaffrey, Director: Here we outline our anticipated response and detail what you can expect from us before, during and after the virus’ peak. However, I would like to stress that we must make our plans based on several assumptions, that are shifting daily. Therefore, I ask for your patience and understanding … Continued

Change of ownership

From 13th December 2019, Class Of Their Own was bought by Pioneer Childcare. Established in 2006, Pioneer Childcare is owned by Dan McCaffrey and is based in Haywards Heath. Class Of Their Own was set up by Sam Thomson in 2001, with just three children at a Holiday Club in Brighton. Following the initial success … Continued

How Ofsted inspects our clubs has changed

All our clubs are registered with, and inspected by Ofsted.  One way we reflect our passion for delivering the highest possible standards is to always try and achieve the highest possible Ofsted grading. Until recently, it was possible for us to achieve one of four grades: Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate. A recent change … Continued

Christmas and 2020 Holiday Clubs

This Christmas period we will not be opening Holiday Clubs in any locations, due to the way the holiday days fall within the weeks of Christmas and New Year. Many of our team members do not live locally to the clubs and will be taking a well-earned break over the Christmas holiday period. Holiday Club … Continued

News Explorer September 2019

Here is our latest newsletter News Explorer. In this edition we give you some insight into how we recruit and you also get to meet our HR manager Sally. There’s a handy checklist too that will help you with ensuring your account and bookings are up to date. You will also find a collage of … Continued

New school year checklist for club bookings

Here’s everything you need to know for a smooth start in club this school year! You don’t need to re-register for club sessions that you wish to keep or make any changes if you want your regular sessions to keep running until July 2020. You need to log into your account to: Check your booking … Continued

First day at Holiday Club

“I just want my phone call!” No I haven’t been imprisoned, this is me talking out loud in the office, waiting for my phone call from Holiday Club, where my daughter has gone for the first time (having just turned four). As part of settling in, our Club Co-ordinators call each new parent/carer to update … Continued