St Mary's Thornbury Out Of School Club
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Ofsted Outstanding OP ColourThe third addition to OOSC, this club opened on June 6th 2011 After School. Breakfast Club opened Monday to Friday mornings from October 2011. In November 2015 it was rated Outstanding by Ofsted and in January 2020 the club continued to receive the highest grade Ofsted can award out of school clubs (since September 2019): Met, with no actions.

We are delighted with the feedback we received from the inspector about the quality of care we provide. On feedback to the team, the inspector commented that the report would represent the most positive comments she was allowed to write! Below are some of the many extremely positive comments in the report:

‘Children develop excellent relationships with each other and staff. They are extremely happy and settled and learn to respect each other highly.’

‘Children learn to be very independent’.

Children of differing ages play very harmoniously together’

‘Children eagerly play outside where they safely challenge their physical skills and develop their balance and coordination using a wide variety of equipment ’

‘Staff help children develop an excellent understanding of the world they live in’

‘Staff support children’s keen interests’

‘The owner is ambitious to ensure that every aspect of the club is of high-quality and benefits children, (she) understands the need to regularly evaluate the provision (and) uses robust procedures to ensure the suitability of staff working with children’

‘Staff prioritise children’s safety and provide a welcoming environment to help children to feel secure’

‘Staff treat children with kindness and respect and are excellent role models’

‘Children behave very well’ and ‘learn to take responsibility’.

Such was the quality of the feedback it merited reporting in the local press! Click here to see the article in the Thornbury Voice.

Click here to see our latest amazing inspection report from January 2020

Click here to see our 2015 Outstanding Ofsted inspection

Ofsted Outstanding for St Helen's After School and Holiday Club and St Marys Bradley Stoke!

We are pleased to announce another OOSC Outstanding grade awarded when an inspector visited St Helen's After School and Holiday club on Thursday 30th August 2018 

Latest Availability - updated May 2024

To guarantee availability for places, you will need to book a regular place at the club. Contact the team at 

If your booking is Ad Hoc (booked online) you will need to book in plenty of time to guarantee a place on our busy days. Booking is only guaranteed with payment in advance.

How Can I Save Money On My Fees?

Many parents aren't aware of how they can save money on childcare costs. As well as paying by company childcare vouchers or government tax-free vouchers, there are several ways you can save money on fees:. See for further information as well as the details below: