Tune into funding alerts.
Apply to Magic Breakfast for funding to start up a breakfast club at your school.
Training and events:
Our free childcare in schools workshops: for school staff, childcare providers working in schools, local authorities, governors etc.
Catch up with news
The DfE publishes a research report into access to out-of-hours care in primary schools.
Transport: Aim for economies of scale - share the hire of vehicles or minibuses with other schools.
Promote inclusive activities in your provision: use smaller playing areas so that players of all skill levels can join in.
For more tips or advice:
Contact the Childcare in Schools team.
Ask us a question about developing your full-year/full-day school-based childcare and holiday activities offer for older children.
Read why school-based holiday childcare would be so useful to this parent:
'I work 9 to 5 four days a week and get 25 days holiday a year. This does not even remotely cover the amount of time a child would be out of school.'
Read more case studies.
Please tell us about the challenges your school has overcome when setting up 8am to 6pm childcare and holiday provision - 50 weeks a year.
We would especially like to hear from special schools that offer school-based childcare.