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Childcare Services

Gloucester Street Community Centre offers a range of services to the local community. It operates a OFSTED registered Childcare Service rated ‘Good’ in 2018, for children aged 5 to 16 years;

– Breakfast Club, 7:30am to 9am
– After School Club, 3pm to 6pm
– Holiday Scheme, 8am to 6pm

The Childcare Services are run throughout the year by qualified and experienced staff who are DBS checked. The After School Club provides a “drop-off” and “pick-up” service from surrounding local schools.  The Community Centre also offers Emergency Childcare for Parents/Guardians requiring “short-term” childcare to attend interviews, hospital appointments or training.

Other services include:

Gloucester Street Senior Citizen’s Club
Members of this Club take part in a wide range of activities including Exercise Classes, Sewing Club, Day Trips, Dominoes and Movie Club. Run alongside it is the popular Luncheon Club which sells Caribbean Cuisine to the community.

Gloucester Street Youth Club (coming soon) –  Every Monday night, young people from across the neighbourhood access various activities, including; basketball, netball, street dance & volleyball. The young people also take regular trips and outings.

Gloucester Street Learning Centre – The Centre is also a registered educational HUB offering a variety of courses throughout the year. Our list of Community Courses coming soon are as follows:

Starting here on the 1st May 2019 for 11 weeks the Level 1, Childcare Course, delivered by Early Years Alliance, register now to secure your place. See the leaflet below for more information.

Course Title                                                     Start Date         End Date               Time                       Day

Employability Skills – Get Ahead Programme          TBC                        TBC                              9.30am – 2.30pm     Wed & Fri

Level 1 Childcare (Early Years Alliance)                01/05/19               17/07/19                    9:30am – 12:30pm    Wed

Functional Skills English (Taster)                             25/03/19               25/06/19                    9:30am – 10:30am    Mon

Functional Skills Maths (Taster)                               25/03/19               25/06/19                   10:30am – 11:30am   Mon

We also provide a range of activities on a weekly basis as part of our community centre activities and project support.  This includes:

Activity Title                                                                                                       Day                                Time                      

Learn My Way (IT, English and Maths online training)                                  Tues                               10am – 12 midday or 1pm – 3pm

Drop in session (support with application forms, general enquiries, etc)    Tues                               9am – 12 midday

Contact us to book your place on any of our activities.

Please note: There is a cost incurred for anyone who is unable to provide proof of their unemployment status and right to live and work    in the UK.