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Members' newsletter

OOSA members receive our monthly newsletter, keeping them up to date with the latest changes to legislation and regulation affecting out of school clubs, plus activity ideas, special offers, tips, and much more. You can read the latest newsletter online as well as our archive of previous issues.
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Ofsted's Big Listen

On 8th March 2024 Sir Martyn Oliver, His Majesty's Chief Inspector, launched Ofsted’s Big Listen. 

The Big Listen is a wide-reaching and comprehensive effort to hear from the full range of professionals and providers that Ofsted work with – as well as the parents, carers and children that Ofsted works for. 

You can give us your views through an online consultation, and review the letter sent to Out of School Alliance here


National Wraparound Childcare Programme

All the news and updates for the National Wraparound Childcare Programme including our overview video, factsheets and guidance reviews can be found here