Frequently asked questions about our before and after school clubs

Do I have to register my child?

Yes, you do. You can find our registration forms via this link . Please allow two working days for this to be processed.

Do you provide food within your provision?

Yes, food is provided in both our Breakfast and Afterschool club. Allergies and dietary requirements are catered for. Please note that Afterschool club food is only of snack-size portion and is not a full meal.

Where does Breakfast and Afterschool club take place?

All clubs take place at the school your child is enrolled in – either Goresbrook, St Peter’s Catholic Primary or Mawney Foundation.

Are you Ofsted registered?

Yes, each school has its own Ofsted registration. For more information, please email

What time do you operate?

Goresbrook and St Peter’s Breakfast Club starts at 7.30am and runs until school begins. Last drop off is 8.15am.

All three Afterschool Clubs start immediately after school and close at 6pm.

How will I know if my child is booked on?

You will receive a confirmation email of your booking.

Do I have to have a contract?

You do not have to have a contract – you can register for an ADHOC basis use (admin costs apply).

Are discounts available?

We offer a 12.5% NHS discount, a 20% discount if you work at the school the Club is held at and 10% off your first contracted month (only one discount can be used).

How do you pay?

You can pay via BACs, over the phone, in person at YMCA Romford in Rush Green Road, or via direct debit.

What routine do you have?

Routines may differ dependant on site and group size.

We begin with registration, then children are encouraged to read or do their homework. Snack time comes next, and then we offer a structured activity (crafts, sports, play etc) before the children have free play. This can be indoors and outdoors (weather dependant

Does my child need to bring anything?

Your child does not need to bring anything with them.

Do you provide any other children’s services?

Yes! We also have a Holiday Club, provide birthday parties, and run a parent and toddler group and preschool, all at YMCA Romford. More information can be found here.

What happens if I am late collecting?

A late fee applies for late collection. Reoccurring lateness can result in termination of services.

What are your policies?

Our childcare policies can all be found here.