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All the latest news and updates from Class Of Their Own

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

Big summer of fun is here!

Holiday Club is bigger and better than ever before! What is ‘BIG’? The dictionary definition of BIG is: large-scale; of considerable size, magnitude, or extent; of great significance; momentous. And that is exactly what this summer will be: large-scale and momentous! Why is it going to be bigger than ever! The school holidays are the … Continued

Why Do Children Love to Play So Much?

Children love to play. We know that, but just what is it about play that children love? At this point in an article, you might expect to see a definition of play. As people who study play are fond of saying; play is easy to see, but hard to define. The desire to play is … Continued

Starting School in September?

Starting big school is exciting. It’s an experience filled with anticipation from parents or carers and children alike. We thought we would do something a bit different, and consider the big occasion from the perspective of a parent and their child. From the first step on the journey all those months ago of assessing schools, … Continued