After School Clubs

The Play Shelter’s curriculum focuses on children learning through interaction with other children and adults. Where After School Clubs are distinct from school because of their voluntary nature of attendance, the importance lies in play experiences and children making choices within the constraints of appropriate and resourced facilities, to ensure that children's learning and development are formed through positive experiences.

The Play Shelter aims to provide a safe, stimulating and fun environment where children develop socially, physically, morally, intellectually, emotionally and creatively.

The children who attend our After School Clubs are supported in learning new skills and developing their potential. Where emerging skills are identified, the children are encouraged to progress in these areas.

Our social education programme is based on informal educational opportunities to expand on children's prior knowledge in order to facilitate learning.

The Play Shelter provides a curriculum which offers activities to children within the following key areas:
Arts & Crafts
Sports, Health & Fitness
Music & Drama

Social skills & Safety skills
Cookery & Nutrition.
Understanding of the world

The program of activities respond to the needs and abilities of infants, juniors, boys, girls, cultures and traditions.


Our Early Years programme supports the development of children in reception class. We use EYFS profiles to gather specific information about each child's needs and interests in order to tailor activities towards their learning and development. 

Our Early Years programme extends children's develpment through:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional development
  • Communication and Language development
  • Literacy skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Physical development
  • Creative arts and expression
  • Understanding of the world


For more information on the After School Clubs we provide, contact us



After School Club News


From September 2016, we are sad to inform you that The Play Shelter @ Angel Oak Academy in SE15 will be no more and will close on 20th July 2016.


On the bright side, The Play Shelter will open a new After School Club at Brunswick Park Primary School in SE5 on 5th September 2016.



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