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The After School Club Ltd. is registered and regulated by Ofsted, who periodically visit and assess all aspects of the the club. Separate assessments are made of each setting. We are delighted to say that The Cloisters, Croxley Green and Mill End have all been assessed as “good” in all areas and “good” overall!

Ofsted ratings

THE CLOISTERS

The Cloisters after school club was inspected on 29th April 2016.

“Children have lots of fun at the club. They are enthusiastic and animated as they arrive and talk about their day at school. They eagerly explore their play surroundings and enjoy the varied range of activities on offer.”

“Staff observe children during the settling-in process so that they can get to know them very well. They continually review the children’s needs and form close relationships with parents and carers. Staff also have good links with teachers of schools that children attend. This helps them to provide continuity in children’s care and development.”

“Children’s behaviour is good. Children of all ages play cooperatively together. They share resources and happily take turns in team games and activities. Younger children are well supported by staff and the older children help them with tasks and show caring attitudes towards them.”

“The provider implements robust recruitment and vetting procedures which help to ensure that all staff are suitable to care for children.”

“The provider monitors and evaluates the provision. She supports professional development so that staff continually update their skills.”

The full report is available here: April 2016 Cloisters Ofsted report

MILL END

Mill End after school club was inspected on 8th October 2018

“Children are well settled and confident. An effective key-person system supports the youngest children to develop strong relationships with the staff. Children are confident in asking adults for help when they need it.”

“The experienced staff team receives good support from the manager. She ensures that staff keep their professional knowledge up to date and that they participate in regular training to ensure that they keep children safe.”

“Children have a wide range of activities in which to participate. Older children play with the younger ones and act as positive role models for them.”

“Children use their imaginations well. They enjoy playing with the staff, who support them effectively to develop their ideas. For example, staff skilfully ask children a range of questions that encourages them to think in more depth about the games that they are playing and the artwork that they create.”

“Parents are complimentary about the service offered. They feel well informed about their child’s day and comment on how much their children enjoy attending.”

The full report is available here: October 2018 Mill End Ofsted Report

CROXLEY GREEN

The Croxley Green after school club was inspected by Ofsted on 20th January 2017.

“Staff work in good partnership with parents. They provide a range of information, such as the weekly plans and information about upcoming events. Parents comment that they are very happy with the club and the care that is provided. They say their children are happy and that the staff are approachable.”

“The management team has a robust supervision process for staff. They have regular reviews with the manager. Together they identify suitable training that will support staff to enhance and strengthen their skills and practice.”

“The key-person system works well in supporting new children to settle in quickly. Children build good relationships with staff. They quickly become confident and are eager to share their views and opinions.”

“Children are provided with a wide range of activities that challenges and interests them, such as pretending to be doctors and bandaging up one another.”

The full report is available here: January 2017 Croxley Green Ofsted report