Astbury Merekats

We are OFSTED registered, and have recently been rated ‘Good in all areas’.  We provide wrap around and holiday care for children aged 3-11 years.



Our Mission Statement

Astbury Merekats provide a safe, fun, friendly play centred environment for the children in our care. We endeavour to provide an atmosphere and activities similar to those found in the home.


About us

We are OFSTED registered and provide wrap around care for children before, after school and during the school holidays. We care for children aged 4-11 years in the local area and currently provide care for the children of Astbury St. Mary’s Primary School and offer a drop off and collection service from Quinta Primary School and other local primary schools.



Breakfast Club

Our Breakfast club is open from  7.30am – 8.50am,  a buffet style breakfast is served where children can help themselves to a choice of breakfasts offering cereal, toast, bagels, croissants, fruit and much more.

Alongside breakfast, children have the opportunity to engage in a relaxed play environment, offering a choice of activities before school, for example board games, craft, construction, small world and outdoor play.

Children attending other local schools are transported by car and handed over to their school teacher.


After School Club

Our After School Club runs between the hours of 3.15pm-6.00pm. Children attending Astbury Primary are greeted by a member of staff and taken to the classroom. Children from others schools will be collected by a member of staff and transported back to the club by car.

The club is a small, friendly environment where staff value the importance of getting to know each child’s individual interests and needs. We offer a wide range of activities for example,  craft, baking, role play, construction, small word, games stations, bikes and scooters and are very lucky to be able to use the undercover outdoor area, whatever the weather.

A nutritional snack is provided after school, which is a social time for children and staff to sit down together and socialise in a friendly, relaxed environment.



Holiday Club

Holiday Club is open from  7.30am-6.00pm, we offer both full and half day sessions. Our Holiday Club is packed full of fun, planned and well organised activities. Children are taken on outings to local attractions and activities are planned in Astbury’s beautiful countryside, for example treasure hunts, nature trails and woodland crafts.

Nutritional morning and afternoon snacks are provided and snack time during the holidays is a social time for children from different schools, to get to meet new friends and staff  members.



Fees are payable via cheque, cash or credit card and we accept childcare vouchers.


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For further information please contact

Tasha Hamilton
Tel– 07748 699352

Email:- [email protected]

Ofsted Registration Number:- EY433190