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New opportunity to be part of our team

posted Sep 20, 2018, 5:48 AM by Ashley Downasc

Ashley Down After School Club is

recruiting bank and permanent post as Play Worker!

 

Don’t lose the opportunity of working with, and gaining experience, in a dynamic, energetic team at our after school clubs. Applicants will preferably, but not essential,  have experience of working with primary aged children. 

The club has been growing and staff is needed to carry on improving the settings. You will be able to bring your specific interests being creative by having fun.

Permanent post: 2.45-6.15pm various days available 

Bank post 2.45 to 6.15 pm mainly covering sickness, annual leave and training

£8.50 per hr

To consider your application you must send and application form to info@ashleydownafterschoolclub.org.uk 

Find our application form and job description below 

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: 8th of October

 

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posted Aug 2, 2018, 3:55 AM by Ashley Downasc

Ashley Down After School Club is

recruiting bank and permanent post as Play Workers!

 

We are looking for dynamic, energetic individuals to work in our after school club. Applicants will preferably have experience of working with primary aged children in a play setting and be great at communicating with children and their parents.  The play staff work as a close team and we will be looking for people who can bring specific interests; for example in art and crafts or sports activities.

Permanent post 2.45-6.15pm Monday to Friday 

Bank post 2.45 to 6.15 pm mainly covering sickness, annual leave and training

The post is only term time but there is also the potential for work during the holiday play scheme (depending on demand) 

£8.50 per hr

A relevant level two qualification in Playwork would be an advantage 

To apply to this post you need to send an application form  info@ashleydownafterschoolclub.org.uk 

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: 10th of September

Summer Holiday Club 2018 Bookings Open

posted Jun 15, 2018, 3:04 AM by Ashley Downasc   [ updated Jul 19, 2018, 1:41 AM ]

We are now full most days with availability only August 28/29/30


Hi All

We're now able to take bookings for Summer Holiday Club 2018.  We've loads of exciting activities and adventures planned!

  

Wednesday 25th July to

Thursday 26th July

Relax and Play – including a trip to Felix Road Adventure Playground and a Graffiti Workshop

Tuesday 31st July to 

Thursday 2nd August

Sun, Sand and Water – including a trip to Weston-Super-Mare and a picnic in the park

Tuesday 21st August to

Thursday 23rd August

Summer Festival – including a wet felt workshop a drum workshop and a festival party

Tuesday 28th August to

Thursday 30th August

Eco-week - including a trip to Bristol Botanical Gardens and a Litter Arty workshop

Monday 3rd September

Greeks and Romans day – including sculpture making, cooking and dancing!

 
 
You'll find all the details about each day in the attached document along with a booking form which must be returned with the booking.
 
As usual, places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
 
Kind Regards
Sarah
 
By booking a place at holiday club you agree to our terms and conditions which can be found on the booking form.

Whitsun & Inset Day Holiday Club Bookings Open

posted May 4, 2018, 2:39 AM by Ashley Downasc


For the Whitsun Holiday Club we will be celebrating International Children's day and have themed our activities accordingly.

We have one of the children's favourites returning with the bike powered scalextric, a trip to the lovely 'Felix Road Adventure Playground', a sports and team day and finally for the inset day we have a workshop from Circomedia along with Grupo Mamarracho and will end the day with a show performed by the children.

As usual, we have limited places so please book quickly!  

Bookings must be made via the booking form.

Kind Regards
Sarah

Tuesday

 

29th May

Wednesday

 

30th May-Trip

Thursday

 

31st May

 

Monday  4th June

 

Celebration of the

250 years anniversary of  circus

 

Toys-

create your mutants and monsters

 

Giant games

 

Bike powered scalextric

 

Ice creams

 

 

Felix Road adventure playground -Trip

 

Adventure play

 

Wooden structure

 

Ping-pong/Pool

 

Art room

 

Sensory room

 

 

 

Team games

 

Gymkhana

 

Tournament at the club 

 

Wii- sports

 

Award ceremony

 

Giant bubbles

 

Balloons animals

 

‘Circomedia’ workshop at the club

 

Show on the stage

 

Popcorn

Easter Holiday Club Bookings Open

posted Mar 7, 2018, 4:34 AM by Ashley Downasc

Tuesday

 27th March

Wednesday

28th March

Thursday

29th of March

Tuesday

 3rd April

Wednesday

4th April

Thursday

5th April

Monday 9th of April

Sensory week

Performing acts

Outdoor

Trip to

Bowling wells

 

Feel the Nature

Sensory Bus

 

A little taste of Easter

 

Filming

 

 

 

Music

 

 

Performing arts

Dance, Music

Drama

 

Outdoor fun

 

Nature craft

 

 

Bon-Fire- roast marsh mellows and pop corns

 

Mud-arty

 

 

Willow weaving

 

Bird house Making

 

Foraging salad

 

Barefoot- walk

 

 

Creation of  a sensory club

 

 

Sensory books

 

 

Blindfold games

 

 

Sweet and sour menu

 

Fluffy Easter  puppets

 

Mache/

Bunny masks

 

Egg blowing and decoration

 

 

Fun Easter Games

 

 

 

Easter biscuits

 

 

 

Casting and  creating your characters

 

 

Make your own film!

 

 

Animate it!

 

 

Screen it!

 

 

Pop corn

 

Make your own instruments out of junk

 

 

Music workshop- create your own song

 

 

Musical games

 

Disco-

Special Dj

 

Party food

 

Learn some choreography with Jess

 

 

Produce a show:

 

Props for the stage, design clothes,

and

perform!

 

 

 

Club has got talent!

 

 

Vertical garden for the club

 

 

Enjoy the mini play pod outside

 

Help making mud kitchen

(wood work)

 

 

 

outdoors- Picnic and games

 

Thursday 1st / 2nd March Club Closure & Snow Day Friday 2nd March

posted Mar 1, 2018, 6:57 AM by Ashley Downasc

Ashley down and Brunel schools will be shut today (1st March)  from 1pm due to the weather conditions.

The management of Ashley down after school club has decided to be closed as well today and tomorrow for After School Clubs for the safety of the children and staff.

If your child was due to attend today 1st and/or 2nd of March to the afterschool club session you will receive a refund/account credit.

Snow Day – Friday 2nd March

We are pleased to say that we are able to offer a Snow Day tomorrow

The club would start at 8.30am at our usual site in Muller Road and end at 3.15pm at a cost of £20;

We will only be able to take 16 children, first come first served –please reply to this email and you will be advised if you have a place.

If your children are coming to the club they need to bring a packed lunch and snacks.

To enjoy the snow (which they will....) they need a warm coat, wellies, hat, gloves and spare clothes (especially socks) in a clearly marked bag. 

We are not in the office today but do have access to emails, in the event you need to call us please ring our MOBILE number 07909738663

Kind Regards

Rakel and Sarah

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posted Jan 19, 2018, 2:28 AM by Ashley Downasc   [ updated Jan 19, 2018, 2:30 AM ]


We are recruiting for Play Workers

posted Jan 19, 2018, 2:26 AM by Ashley Downasc

Ashley Down After School Club is

recruiting Play Workers!

 

We are looking for dynamic, energetic individuals to work in our after school club. Applicants will preferably have experience of working with primary aged children in a play setting and be great at communicating with children and their parents.  The play staff work as a close team and we will be looking for people who can bring specific interests; for example in art and crafts or sports activities.

 

2.45-6.15pm each Monday to Wednesday, term time only.

 

This post is term time only and could also include additional shifts each week to cover staff absence, training etc. There is also the potential for work during the holiday play scheme (depending on demand)

 

£8.20 per hr

 

A relevant level two qualification in Playwork would be an advantage.

 

 

For more details about the club and this post please e-mail

info@ashleydownafterschoolclub.org.uk

 

 

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 8th of February 2018

 

 

 

Christmas Holiday Club and In-Service Days

posted Nov 17, 2017, 4:30 AM by Ashley Downasc

2017 Christmas Activity Schedule

 

Tuesday 19th

December

Wednesday 20th December

Thursday 21st  December

Tuesday 2nd January

Wednesday

3rd January

Retro-Summer fair

Get ready for winter time

X-mas

wonderland

Happy new year around the world

Trip- Ice

skating

 

Ball in a bucket

 

String pull

 

Coconut shy

 

Lucky dip

 

Bouncy castle and more games all over the day

 

Warm me up!

 

Winter Solstice:  Stars gazing

And Moonlight (sensory area)

 

Stockings

 

 

Make your own heat bags

 

Snow globes

 

Make a candle lantern

 

Xmas-Carol singing

under the

snow machine

 

5 minute pantomime challenge

 

 

 

What time is it in…?

 

 

Tradition for new year celebrations around the world

 

 

Dance-   Indian celebrations

 

 

 

Ice rink in At Bristol

 

 

North Pole- igloos making

 

 

Make snow

Candy-floss  

Hot chocolate with marshmallows

Christmas Cake

Party Food

Frozen film

Term 1 2017/2018 Newsletter

posted Oct 6, 2017, 4:32 AM by Ashley Downasc


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