The safety of your child is your most important concern when choosing a childcare provider this school holiday. You will enquire and do you research to see; are the coaches qualified? Is there a first aider? What are the safeguarding policies? Is it safe for my child? Is there enough staff at the venue? Finding the answers to all of these questions can be time consuming, especially with lots of providers to choose from.
How can Ofsted Help?
- They will have comprehensive child protection policies, procedures and insurances to safeguard your child.
- They will be regularly inspected by Ofsted to ensure standards are met.
- You are able to use childcare vouchers at each Ofsted registered venue.
- If you are eligible, you can pay for childcare through the tax-free childcare scheme.
- Staff will be DBS certified.
- Regular risk assessments will be carried out on premises and equipment.
- At least one member of staff will have a paediatric first aid certificate.
- At least one member of staff will be trained in the Common Core of skills and knowledge for childcare.
How to check if my provider is registered?
- Ask for a relevant Ofsted registration number – A childcare provider may run at multiple venues in many different areas, make sure every venue has a unique registration number.
- Ask to see their Ofsted registration certificate – As with step 1, every venue should have its own certificate.
- Ask Ofsted directly by calling 0300 123 1231 or by visiting ofsted.gov.uk.
All of Primary Sports Active Camps are registered with Ofsted giving you a peace of mind that our venues are fun, safe and follow all guidelines.
To book online visit https://primarysportsuk.com/product/activecamps/ or contact our office on 01274 866 827 to find out more about Active Camps.