After Schools takes place each weekday for children aged between 4 and 11 (P1-P7), between 1.30pm and 6pm term time, and 8am-6pm in the school holidays.
It is located in a Mobile Classroom at Avoneil Primary School, and it’s where the children have the freedom to choose the activities they wish to play with. The staff plan a different theme each month and incorporate the various play activities.
Activities and equipment include:
â€¢ Sensory play including play dough, sand, water, gloop.
â€¢ Home Corner for imaginative play.
â€¢ A variety of arts and crafts materials are provided each day to encourage imagination and creativity. Junk art, painting, clay, beads and seasonal crafts are offered regularly.
â€¢ Outdoor play area and equipment for the children to enjoy as much as possible.
â€¢ Puzzles, colouring, games, books and writing materials on offer daily.
â€¢ Large selection of games including, pool table, air hockey, foosball, board games.
â€¢ Access to Avoniel Primary schools large outdoor playing fields.
â€¢ A quiet area is provided for those children who need to complete homework while at the club.
â€¢ Oasis offers a free collection service from 5 local schools to assist parents with their childcare as much as possible. We collect from Elmgrove, Avoniel, Euston St, Nettlefield and Loughview Primary schools