Forest Friends - Before & After School Club

Our Forest Friends Staff Team!

Mrs H Waters

Forest Friends Supervisor

Mrs A Clay

Finance Officer / Forest Friends Assistant

Mrs D Crawshaw

Forest Friends Assistant

Miss J Gallagher

Forest Friends Assistant

Mrs J Mitchell

Forest Friends Assistant

Trawden “Forest Friends” Before and After School Club is a friendly, happy place to talk, do homework, play with friends and have fun. The children are safe and secure in our building until they are taken to class for registration or collected after school.


Do I have to pre-book if I want my child to attend before and/or after school club?

We do ask parents to book the sessions they require in advance where possible.

However, we understand that parents want flexible out of school care and for this reason you can contact the school office on an ad hock basis. Should you need your child to be placed into after school care at short notice please contact the school office on: 01282 865242.


Before School Club

What time does breakfast club start?

Breakfast club starts at 7:30am and runs until the children are taken to their class for registration. 


What provision is there in breakfast club?

Children can have their breakfast with us at school or at home, the choice is yours. At school we offer the children a variety of options for their breakfast, this can include: toast (with a choice of spreads), crumpets, cereal, yogurt, fruit and a drink.

Breakfast is only available if your child is booked in before 8:20am. After the children have had something to eat and drink morning activities are organised.

If your child is booked in after 8:20am they are cared for and access activities until they are taken to class for registration.


How much will it cost me to send my child to breakfast club?

At present, the price for your child to attend breakfast club is: -

£4.50 if they arrive between 7:30am - 8.20am - including breakfast

Or £2 if they arrive after 8:20am - but no breakfast


After School Club

What are the timings for after school club?

After school club runs from 3:30pm up until 5:30pm.


What provision is there in after school club?

Children arrive in after school club after a very busy day in school and so are offered a choice of healthy snacks and drinks. Staff who are working with the after school children that day organise a wide variety of activities both inside and outside (weather and staffing permitted). These can include drawing, collage, pompom making, bingo, board games, Lego, arts and crafts, snooker, Xbox, computers and many more.


How much will it cost me to send my child to after school club?

The cost for after school club is £4 per hour.

Any child booked in the after school club must be collected by 5:30pm. However, if for some reason they are not collected on time then a charge of £20.00 per quarter hour will be incurred on top of the cost of the session.


How am I billed?

A weekly email can be sent out to parents letting them know how much they owe.

Payments are made to the Forest Friends Club account online and the details are provided by Mrs Clay.

Our club is also signed up to the Government Tax Free Childcare Scheme 


To contact us:

01282 865242 or (08:30am—3:30pm) School Office

07983 243941 or (08:30am—5:30pm) Mrs Clay


If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.