Wrap-Around Childcare

Orchard Community Primary School runs both Before School (Morning Larks) and After-school (Night Owls) Clubs five days per week.

Please click here to download our Registration Form and Terms and Conditions for the Before and After School Clubs.


Morning Larks Club provides an exciting, fun filled start to the day. It runs from 7.45am until 8.45am Monday to Friday for those parents who need an early drop off. Morning Larks is Ofsted registered (Registration Number 119982) and includes a light breakfast of cereal, toast, fruit and a drink. Please see our menu's for full information. Morning Larks is run in the main school building, usually based in the Hall. It offers a Safe, stimulating environment for children to take part in activites. 

Children take part in a variety of activities including sports, crafts and IT preparing them for the school day with the support of the Morning Larks staff, Mrs Lane and Mrs Fordham. Our staff are both qualified and are employed directly by the school. 

Sessions are charged at £3.50 per child, per session and payment can be made using our online payment system or childcare vouchers. Sessions can be booked through the Eduspot site.

Night Owls Club runs from 3.15 to 6.00pm (with additional time until 6.15pm by arrangement). It provides a perfect end to the busy school day and gives children an opportunity to let off steam or relax with friends. Night Owls is based in the Learning Centre but the club has the use of the school facilities including the Studio/Hall, IT suite, field and playgrounds. 

Children are supported at the Night Owls club by Mrs Jackson and Mrs Stevenson. Both staff are qualified and are employed directly by the school. 

Sessions are charged as follows:-

Session 1 - 3.15pm to 4.15pm £4.00

Session 2 - 3.15pm to 5.15pm £9.50 

Session 3 - 3.15pm to 6.00pm £13.50 

Session 4 - 3.15pm to 6.15pm £16.00 

Sessions will include games, sports, crafts, IT and activities, as well as an opportunity to complete homework for older children. We will celebrate national days with special activities. 

Tea is served at 4.40pm each day and runs on a three week revolving menu. For full details, please see our menu page. Tea is included in the price of sessions 2-4. We are able to cater for children with allergies or intollerances.

If you need to contact Night Owls, the can be contacted after 4.15pm using the school number and selecting option 3. Please contact us to let us know if you have been delayed collecting your child or if someone else will be collecting your child on your behalf.


For more information please call the school office.

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