Value-orientated childcare and STEAM learning
YMCA After-School Club
Our after-school club childcare service at John Hunt Primary School in Newark caters for children’s interests with a huge variety of indoor and outdoor sports, crafts, games, STEAM activities and more!
Contact our bookings team
Call: 0115 711 7006
As a provider with Ofsted Early Years registration, we complement school learning and support the children’s development.
By providing enjoyable projects and inspiring role models in a safe and positive environment, young people have plenty of opportunity for fun and hands-on learning with our experiential activities.
At our after-school clubs, we engage children in ‘STEAM’ learning sessions. STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. The end result is children who enjoy engaging in experiential learning. We wish to nurture children’s drive to take carefully considered risks, show tenacity in problem-solving, embrace collaboration and work through creative processes together.
Our team wants children to see what is possible to achieve when people believe in their potential. That is why we encourage them to take part in exciting and varied activities with opportunities to discuss what careers could be available within these fields.
Children learn best through play, and we understand that young people are the innovators, educators and leaders of the next generation!
Address: John Hunt Primary School, London Road, New Balderton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 3BN
Ofsted number: 553892
Ages served: 4 – 11 years
After School Club Times: 3:15pm – 6:00pm
After School Club Prices: £8.25 per session (booked), £11.25 per session (late bookings and drop-in*)
Site Mobile Number: 07535 977 083
Booking Number: 0115 711 7006
YMCA Newark and Sherwood’s childcare service in Newark is Early Years and Ofsted registered, which enables parents to use tax-free childcare vouchers as well as the governments tax free childcare scheme. Contact our bookings team for more information on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Read our Parent Handbook
The YMCA Childcare in Newark ‘Parent Handbook’ contains everything that a parent or guardian needs to know for your child to attend our childcare service. Please ensure that you read it before you make a booking!
At the heart of all our charity’s programmes for children and young people are four core values – caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. These values form the bedrock of promoting the developmental assets needed to equip a child with key life skills to make good decisions as they enter adulthood.
Every week, children are rewarded for demonstrating these values as we hand out a ‘Core Values Award’ certificates.
Key developmental assets we promote:
Adult role models
Parent(s) and other adults’ model positive, responsible behaviour.
Positive peer influence
Young person’s best friends-model responsible behaviour.
Both parent(s) and teachers encourage the young person to do well.
“We are committed to creating a safe learning environment that promotes caring, honesty, respect and responsibility so children can grow together.”
Todd Cauthorn, Operations Manager for Children, Youth and Families
Meet the Team
Can you collect my child from another school?
Our childcare service at John Hunt Primary is only available for families of that school. We do not currently have any plans to accept children from other schools. If another school requires childcare, please contact Mel Rooney on email@example.com.
Do you offer support for children with additional learning needs?
Where possible we will work with parents and the school to support children’s needs to the best of our ability. Where children have more specialist needs, we would assess this on an individual basis to ensure our setting is a suitable.
What Childcare Vouchers do you accept?
We accept vouchers from all major suppliers. For more information, please contact our bookings team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0115 711 7006.
How can I find out if I qualify for Childcare Vouchers?
You can no longer apply for Childcare Vouchers. If you require information on support with childcare costs, please use the government’s online checker.
Is food/snack for my child included?
Yes, we serve a healthy and nutritious afternoon snack!
How do I book the sessions I require?
To book sessions you would need to create an online account. Once you have created an account and added all the required details, you will be able to pick and book the sessions you require for the remainder of the academic year.
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