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Playscheme Feedback October Half term

Thank you for your kind comments about our provision. We continue to support families and provide great activities for the children.

"My children and I are always happy with all facilities & activities provided by Playscheme. Boys are always so excited when it starts. There is a big variety of activities offered."

"Yes, 100% happy with Playscheme again. It is really convenient, good times for work/uni and the kids really enjoyed it."

"Yes, I have recommended to a friend already, and I believe one of them signed up for future dates."


We are pleased to announce all the Playscheme dates for 2019-20 school year. Bookings are now open, booking forms can be downloaded from the website, collected from the office or from Extended Services staff.

Dates: Please be aware that the spaces fill up quite quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment.


Monday 28th October - Wednesday 30th October 2019

Inset Day

Monday 6th January  2020

Half Term

Monday 17th - Friday 21st February 2020


Monday 6th - Thursday 9th April 2020

Inset Day 

Monday 15th June 2020    

Summer Playscheme 

Monday 20th  July -  Friday 14th August 2020                                                                                 

Our Playscheme will be running between 7.45am and 6pm where a light breakfast of cereal and toast will be served.

Holiday Playscheme


Our Playscheme is always a massive success often filling up on the day of opening!


Please note, when applying for Playscheme we require a 20% non-refundable deposit along with the booking form and registration form.


Places will be confirmed immediately on receipt of your forms. The outstanding balance should be paid within 4 weeks of the date of the invoice.

Booking and registration forms can be downloaded below (if these are completed electronically they must be signed, unsigned forms will not be accepted).  Paper copies are available from the school office.


Howe Dell Playscheme is registered with Ofsted and accepts childcare vouchers (Ofsted registration number 117220). Payments through childcare vouchers must be discussed prior to booking your child's place.

Feedback from Easter Playscheme 2018

Thank you for your time to fill out our Easter Playscheme Questionnaire. Please read our feedback on your questions and ideas. 

Here are some comments we received:

“She is sad if we pick her up too early!”

“Enjoyed making new friends.”

“Thank you so much. The children really enjoyed themselves.”

"Especially enjoyed cake baking and slime making.”

“They loved Playscheme and would love to attend again.”

“Girls feel happy and safe.”

“Thanks so much for the fantastic work and effort put in by all the staff!”

“Helpful for us to be shown around as we do not attend Howe Dell. Received a very warm welcome. Wanted to come back which is great as he not always good with change.”

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