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HOLIDAY CLUB

Moor Time holiday club runs five days a week during the Bradford Local Authority Christmas, Easter and Summer holidays. The club is currently funded by Bradford Council's Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) scheme.

The five days meet the needs of a range of different peer groups:

Mondays- for mobile young people aged 8-16 with complex communication and sensory needs and severe learning disabilities (this is our most over-subscribed session, so we run it twice a week. Young people who need this session type are offered either Monday or Wednesday, not both).

Tuesdays - for young people aged 5 (in year 1 of primary) -16 with medical needs who would benefit from a nurse on site. 

Wednesdays - for mobile young people aged 8-16 with complex communication and sensory needs and severe learning disabilities.

Thursdays - for secondary-age young people with all additional needs.  

Fridays - for primary-age year 1 and above with all additional needs.

We are now Ofsted registered and our staff can provide care to Year 1 and above. 

You will be asked on booking which session type you think is most suitable, and a decision will be made together with the club project manager.  Please check the email you will receive on booking for confirmation of session times as these can vary. 

During a full day session, there is a morning and afternoon snack time that we will provide. Lunch is at 12.30pm and we usually provide a free hot lunch. Alternatively families can provide a packed lunch. When you first make a booking we will ask you about any dietary or feeding requirements.

Book a place at holiday club,  or contact us

OUR VENUE

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We run the holiday club sessions at Ben Rhydding Scout Hut, Wheatley Lane, Ilkley, LS29 8ET. Located in Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, it has different spaces to meet the children’s needs throughout the day: an outside play area, a covered outside space, a sensory room and two activity halls.

  • Safely enclosed outside space

  • Disabled facilities with a change table and hoist

  • About five minutes walk from Ben Rhydding train station

  • Parking for drop off and pick up is limited, please street park if you can do so and your young person is able to manage the walk safely. 

COSTS

Prices are as follows:

  • £25 per day standard 

  • £12.50 per day for each additional child, for families with more than one special needs child attending. 

  • Free with a £15 per session deposit refundable on attendance for families eligible for free school meals.

  • £10 per day for children who attend with their own Enhanced DBS-checked PA. 

  • Different fees for families paying through Direct Payments or Personal Budgets - please contact us

ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS

Typical activities include:

  • Sensory and messy play

  • Arts and crafts

  • Baking and cooking

  • Physical games and sports

  • Forest school learning

  • Music

  • Animal therapy

  • Yoga

  • Trips out

As we have a number of rooms in the building no activity will be compulsory, children can choose to do what they prefer.

Trips are to green spaces around Ilkley, and into the community, helping the children to understand how the town works and giving them the chance to practice life skills like shopping, handling money, travelling on public transport and ticket buying.

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