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Details
Gingerbread provides 5 after school care clubs based in Tollcross, Dalry, Lorne, St Cuthbert's and Prestonfield Primary Schools.

We also collect children form various neighbouring primary schools and take them back to the after school base.

ESCORT FROM SCHOOLS

The parent should inform their school that their child/ren is attending our after school club. The child will be told to wait at a specified place where they will be met by and escorted to the club by a registered carer.

Tollcross After School Care Club

- Age: 3 - 14 years up to P7
- Opening times: Monday - Thursday 2:30pm - 6:00pm, Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Dalry After School Club...

- Age: 3 - 12 years up to P7
- Opening times: Monday -Thursday 2:30pm - 5:45pm, Friday 12:00pm - 5:45pm
- This service runs from the School’s Dining Hall

Lorne After School Care Club

- Age: 5 - 12 years up to P7
- Opening times: Monday - Thursday 2:30pm - 5:45pm, Friday 12:00pm - 5:45pm
- We collect from St Mary’s Primary School on Leith Links
- This service runs from the School’s Dining Hall

St Cuthbert's After School Care Club

- Age: 5 - 12 years up to P7
- Opening times: Monday - Thursday 2:30pm - 6:00pm, Friday 12:00pm - 6.00pm
- This service runs from the School Hut based at the rear of school’s main entrance

Prestonfield After School Care Club

- Age: P1 - P7
- Opening times: Monday - Thursday 2:30pm - 5:45pm, Friday 12:00pm - 5:45pm
- These services run from Room 2 within the Primary School

After School Care Activities...

All activities offered at the clubs range from Arts/Crafts, Gym Games, Music and Movement, Cold Cooking, Outings, Educational Visits, Clay, Mud Rock, Paper Mache, Treasure Hunts, Quizzes, Bingo, Face Painting, Hat and Mask Making and much more as well as children’s own ideas which are always taken into consideration.

We try where possible (funding permitting) to take the children out as frequently as we can. Please note we may ask for contributions towards outings.

Snack...

We provide a small snack for the children in the After School Care Club; the snacks we provide are all pre-packed, snacks can consist of fruit, vegetables, cereal, cereal bars, yogurts etc. If your child/children have any allergies etc., please feel free to supply us with your preference of snack. You can provide your child/children with their own snack. WE ARE A NUT FREE ZONE THIS INCLUDES SESAME SEEDS.

Fee Structure - Term Time

Administration fee £20.00 per family to be paid every April at Tollcross and every August at Prestonfield, irrelevant to when you started.

DAILY FEE

1st Child: £20.00 per day
2nd Child: £18.00 per day

Cost effective alternative to the daily fee:

LONE PARENTS

1st Child: £35.00 per week
2nd Child: £30.00 per week

TWO PARTNER

1st Child: £46.00 per week
2nd Child: £40.00 per week

HOURLY RATES

Option 1 - £5.00 per hour per child for up to 2 hours, max 2 days

Option 2 - £5.00 per hour per child for up to 1 hour only, Monday - Thursday and £5.00 per hour on a Friday.

Please note if using the hourly rates above only one option can be selected at any one time.
Ages
4 - 12
Days and Times
Monday 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Tuesday 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Wednesday 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Thursday 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Friday 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
Tollcross Community Centre
Tollcross Primary School, 117 Fountainbridge, Fountainbridge
EDINBURGH
EH3 9QG

Localities
South West 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 478 1391
Contact Email: gingerbread@wwmail.co.uk
Website: http://www.gingerbreadchildcare.org.uk/services

This record was last modified on: 02 December 2019