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Welcome to The Playden

We are based in the annex next to Our Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Primary School


We offer a warm and cosy play environment providing a range of indoor and outdoor activities for the children to enjoy. Our aim is that children have fun when they are in our care.


The Playden, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Primary School, Hamilton Drive, York, YO24 4JW


Tel: 07788 983658

email: playden@yorkchildcare.co.uk


Charity Registration Number 1104781

Ofsted Registration Number EY493889


Manager - Kath McKellar

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Parents information

The Playden is managed by a voluntary committee of Trustees who are


Sarah Hall

Gary Hennigan

Megan Cox


We are currently recruiting voluntary Trustees! If you are interested in becoming a trustee, please contact Tom on 07788983658 or playden@yorkchildcare.co.uk 

Flyer for Recruiting trustees for OOSC Playden


Fees from April 2021


Breakfast Club 7.30 - 9:00

We serve a healthy breakfast  every morning offering a variety of cereals, toast, crumpets and breakfast muffins. 

Children are able to choose  activities and toys throughout the morning.


Cost per session £5.00


After School 3.15 - 6.00

Every day we offer a wide range of activities including crafts, home baking, role play and have a variety of construction toys.

We offer free flow play and our outdoor area is a great place for children to access a range of outdoor activities including football, a Trim Trail, basketball and netball. 

A healthy snack is offered during each session. For children who stay with us for a full session we offer fruit and vegetable sticks at 5.00.

Our menus are displayed in the club each week for parents to view.


Cost per session £10.00


Teacher Training Days OLQM children only

We open for teacher training days.

Cost for full day £28.00


Please click the link below for information on fee changes with effect from April 2021;

The Playden Fee Change Letter April 2021

Some parents may be eligible for 30 hours early years funding. Please visit the childcare choices website to check your availability. The club does accept 30 hours funded childcare places, please contact the team to discuss 30 hours funded places.




Payment methods 


We accept cash and cheques at the club, these are all receipted. We also take BACS payments. For more information please ask a member of staff.


We are registered with several childcare voucher companies simply search for: EY493889.


We are registered for parents who use Tax-Free Childcare. For more information on Tax-Free Childcare visit: childcare choices