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We are a leading provider of out of school childcare working in partnership with schools to deliver a high quality experience for families across Hampshire.

 

The first Creative Kidz out of school club was developed and established in July 2004. The setting was based within Hamble Memorial hall. Within a few months the club was fully booked with a waiting list.

We are now runing from 5 sites in and around the Southampton area of Hampshire.

 

All of our settings are registered with Ofsted Standard for Education.

 

All of our staff have received Enhanced DBS checks and have been subjected to a rigerous recruitment process ensuring that they are suitable to work with children. and they are re-checked and monitored regularly as part of our ongoing staff development programme.

Activities on offer

A daily routine gives children a sense of security. This is why we ensure each day is properly structured while leaving enough time for spontaneous activities as we also offer freeplay environment where children can choose what they wish to play with from our extensive range of resources.

Activities will change daily and there will be a wide variety of activities on offer to suit both the sporty and more creative child.

Options include:
Music, Dance & Karaoke, Outings, Scavenger hunts, Themed activities, Group games, Art and craft inc Sewing, Jewellery and Badge making, Science play– making slime, experiments, Bouncy castle, Role play, Cooking, Games and puzzles, ICT, Den making, Football table, Construction, Imaginative play, Prize Bingo, Face painting, Football, Multiskills and much more.

Our Core values

Child centred- We form effective partnerships with parents, schools and the community, always maintaining full focus on the best interests of each individual child.
Reflection- We are committed to evaluation and development of our service and strive for excellence, to this end we listen to feedback and respond in a timely and effective manner.
Enjoyment- All children and young people need to play. The impulse to play is innate. Play is a biological, psychological and social necessity, and is fundamental to the healthy development and well-being of individuals and communities. *The Playwork Principles. Our Staff teams have consistently high behavioural expectations. They take great care to develop children's social skills, and help children to consider the feelings of others and the impact of their actions.
Acceptance- Diversity and individuality are welcomed. We understand that all children are unique and have a right to reach their full potential. 
Team – Our staff teams are one of our companies most valuable resource, as it is only through their commitment and effort that good quality provision can be both established and maintained. We are therefore committed to providing good quality training and development opportunities for staff so that they are able to perform their role both effectively and efficiently. All employees are subject to an enhanced DBS check as well as ongoing supervision and a robust appraisal system.
Inspiring- Our staff team are role models, personally taking responsibility for actions and outcomes by engaging with families and delivering a high quality, personal service that make a difference.
Voice- We recognise the value each child brings. We offer inclusive access and equal opportunity to all children and young people. We offer a democratic service, welcoming the views of children and parent’s and incorporating the British values.
Evolution- We are always looking at ways to grow and develop our service with a commitment to respond to the changing needs of our communities and by providing opportunities which maximize potential and nurture positive change for children, families, our staff teams and the community.

120 Saltmakers house,

Hamble Point Marina

Hamble,

Southampton.

Hampshire

SO31 4NB

 

Bookings and General Enquiries Tel: +44 23 80455699 / 07871312116

admin@creativekidz.org.uk

Testimonials

Sam and I would just like to thank you and everyone at Creative Kidz, it has been a fantastic service to us over the past seven years. I don't know what we would have done without it.

Thank you so much for fitting M*** in, he absolutely loves breakfast club and the girls that run it at St Johns are amazing with him.

Thanks to you and your team for looking after M****  over the past 5 years or so. Indeed the team you have in place at Hamble currently are superb.

I just wanted to give you a personal note of thanks to yourself, your husband and the rest of the team at Creative Kidz! Thank you for your support over the past 5 and a half years! You have seen the kids grow, helped out in difficult times and now it's time to see them off. With all our appreciation and wishing you the best for the future. The Roos family

Kelly that’s a brilliant report – well done to you & the Netley ladies; it’s a testament to the hard work & dedication you all put in.  Thanks for a fab Breakfast and After School Club setting

Thank you for your service over the past 6 years, most particularly when there have been some challenges to overcome.


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