Charlton Wood Holiday Club  -

For school-aged children aged 8 and younger only (Reception to Year 3) 

We open 9am to 3pm - we will be open again in August -  bookings available now!

We have been providing high-quality breakfast and after school care at Charlton Wood Primary school since September 2019 and have now extended this to a holiday club provision since Easter 2021. Currently open Easter and Summer holidays.

Holiday Club


Ofsted Registration:  YE2555117

Charlton Wood Primary Academy, Charlton Boulevard, Bristol, BS34 5BN

OOSC Manager: Cath Purchase   Supervisors: Robyn, Marina, Daphne, Renata, Lucy   

Offering 9am to 3pm care with the option of a healthy lunch and regular snacks for £20.00


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The holiday club has use of all the school's outdoor facilities and is run by our team of qualified and experienced OOSC staff. The cost is £20 including a healthy lunch. We also have a limited number of free places available to eligible children entitled to benefit-related free school meals - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information if you are eligible.

 The cost includes all activities, insurance and regular drinks and snacks. There is a wide range of activities on offer including:

  • craft
  • construction
  • jewellery making
  • playdough
  • scooters and skates (children may bring their own scooters, with helmets)
  • plus free choice of indoor and outdoor play

Children may bring their own packed lunch (NO NUT PRODUCTS), or take advantage of our light lunch such as wraps, pasta, etc, plus fruit, snacks and yoghurts. 

Once OOSC registration has been completed you will be able to book sessions online - subject to availability.

We require a Child Registration Form available online to logged-in customers.


Holiday club Supervisors Robyn, Marina and team


Fees are £20.00 including lunch.

If paying by childcare voucher we require payment by the session date. Please remember Childcare voucher companies take up to 5 days to process payments.

We accept payment by credit/debit card, PayPal or employee childcare voucher transfer provided you have registered with us to accept them.

Fees for bookings cancelled within one week of the session date are non-refundable. NO BOOKINGS MAY BE ACCEPTED ONCE WE REACH OUR DAILY MAXIMUM NUMBER of 30

Welcome Letter

April 2022

Dear Parents and Carers                                                                                                

Thank you for your holiday club booking (or interest in booking!). This club is open to children in Reception to Year 3  from 9am to 3pm. For those of you who have previously attended the breakfast or after school club at the school, you will know this information already…but please take time to remind yourself of the requirements of the club.

Parents and carers will need to bring children to the front hall door (please note this amended information from 26.3.21). Please be aware of our late collection policy as below.

Please do not send your children in with their own toys, bikes, phones or other technical items, there is plenty do at the club. They also do not need snacks such as sweets or chocolate as this leads to competitive behaviour. We are focusing on healthy eating this holiday. Children will be able to bring in their own scooters with a helmet.

The staff who will be caring for your children are from our clubs at Charlton Wood, St Mary's Bradley Stoke and Frenchay: Marina and Robyn will be leading the sessions, with other playworkers joining them.


If you are not familiar with the location of the club, Charlton Wood Primary Academy is located on Charlton Boulevard, BS34 5BN Parking is available on the roads around the school, however please be considerate of local residents when dropping off and collecting children.  


Children may wear their own clothes - these should be clothes they can play, paint and eat in - not their best clothes

A water bottle

Packed lunch if you dont want your children to have the lunch provided

Spare clothes / shoes / coat / underwear- ijust in case! - all labelled

Hat /suncream if weather is sunny

Children will NOT need to bring computer games, ipods or mobile phones- we have all your contact details and if you need to contact us for any reason please ring the holiday club mobile number below. Spare clothes/ muddy boots may be left at the club if required. Children are welcome to bring own scooters with helmets.


We will have breakfast and fruit available, as well as a healthy lunch on offer  – we will serve meals such as cheese/ ham/salad wraps,pasta salad etc with yoghurts and fruit..Please do not send children in with sweets or chewing gum as it leads to competitive behaviour and we will have to ask children to hand in their snacks to a member of staff for the child to take home at the end of the day.

We will have all your child's medication information on site, but please let us know if they have any food allergies or concerns on the online Registration form.


There are a large number of activities available for the children to enjoy. If your child wants to paint or make junk models all day, or design and make an enormous Lego model, that's fine! Children need 'down time' in the holidays and we will provide opportunities for them to relax as well as play. There will also be a range of structured activities on offer such as cooking or craft, as well as outdoor games and den-making.

We are committed to providing an environment where children take ‘managed risks’ and learn new experiences under close supervision. 

Please note:

  • All activities will be closely supervised by experienced club Playleaders with a high ratio of children to adults.
  • All areas will be risk-assessed daily before children use them.
  • Children may not use their own bikes or skateboards.They are welcome to bring their own scooters with helmets but they are only for the child’s own use.
  • A first aider will always be present with the club phone, contact details and a first aid kit.


The staff you will meet at the club are experienced OOSC staff members from our clubs at St Mary's, Charlton Wood, St Helen’s, Frenchay and St Mary's Thornbury clubs:Robyn, Daphne, Renata and Cath will be leading the sessions supported by members of our OOSC team. There will always be at least one qualified Paediatric first aider on site.


If you wish to make additional bookings the best way is through 

Please be aware we cannot accept children at the holiday club without payment in advance, unless you have booked an entitled free school meals place. Please do not put the staff in a difficult position of having to turn children away.


Due to the necessity to maintain staff ratios and the difficulty filling session places at the last-minute, fees for bookings cancelled within one week of the session date are non-refundable.

Please remember the club closes at 3pm and collection after this time is fined at £3 per child, increasing by £3 every 5 minutes.- children will not be able to attend again until this fine is paid.


Please contact 07935 754547 during club hours or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any further queries. 



Meet the Staff

 Meet the staff!