Out of School Alliance - Help and Support for Out of School Clubs

Club know-how

Children on a climbing frameIf you've already set up your out of school club, but are looking for more help and advice about the nitty-gritty of running your business, this is the place for you. We have a library of 75+ in-depth articles to help you, with more articles added every month.

Your business

Information and advice on all aspects of running your childcare business, from thoughts on babysitting and mobile phone policies, to tips on how to personalise your space in pack-away settings.
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Financial issues

Once your out of school club is up and running, you can start to focus on turning your club into a successful business. The articles in this section cover a range of financial topics with the aim of helping your club to both make and save money
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Staff and employment

A collection of articles on staffing issues, including minimum wage, calculating holidays and holiday pay, safe recruitment, disqualification by association, DBS checks, etc.
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Ofsted

Information covering a whole range of issues relating to childcare regulation and inspection, including the implications of registration on the different registers, tips for meeting Ofsted requirements, responsibilities under Ofsted, etc.
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