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Open Access Play Rangers - Open Access Play

This resource is regulated. (More about Regulated Services)

   This resource is not registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW).

  This provider has full week vacancies for children aged between 5 years and 15 years. Contact us for more informationBookings via valeplayteam.eventbrite.co.uk


What we do

Play Rangers are an opportunity for children to experience a range of play opportunities within a local outdoor environment. Some of our play opportunities include: junk modelling; outdoor games; muddy kitchens; and den building.

Our Play Rangers sessions run on an open access basis within parks and open spaces in varying locations across the Vale of Glamorgan.

Our sessions are aimed at ages five and over - under fives are welcome to attend these sessions, but must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Sessions can be booked in advance via EventBrite:
valeplayteam.eventbrite.co.uk

Registration forms can be completed in advance online:
https://forms.office.com/r/nac45wNYHw

You can also turn up, and complete a registration form on the day.

What does open access mean? https://www.playwales.org.uk/eng/openaccessplay

Who do we support

Children and young people aged 5 years+ can attend on an open access basis.
Under 5s are able to attend, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Can anyone use this service?

Sessions can be booked in advance via EventBrite: valeplayteam.eventbrite.co.uk Registration forms can be completed in advance online: https://forms.office.com/r/nac45wNYHw You can also turn up, and complete a registration form on the day.


  Our opening times and availability

We are available: school holiday only.

We are available during the following school holidays:

  • Spring half term
  • Easter holiday
  • May half term
  • Summer holiday
  • Autumn half term

We are unable to provide wrap around care.

Monday 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00

Please see our EventBrite page for upcoming session dates and times: valeplayteam.eventbrite.co.uk

Outside of normal hours we can provide care: Weekends, Evenings

  Our costs

  • £0.00 per Hour - Free Play Session funded by Welsh Government and delivered by Vale Play Development Team
  • £0.00 per Day - Free Play Session funded by Welsh Government and delivered by Vale Play Development Team

  About our service

The language spoken in our setting is English only.

Provider has access to support and advice for Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
All of our community play opportunities are inclusive, and staff are able to support children with a wide range of needs. If your child has any needs we need to be aware of, please ensure these are on your registration form and discussed with the Play Leader onsite, so that we can ensure your child has the best possible experience at the session.
Provider has a working knowledge of the ALN Act and Person Centred Planning approaches
Staff have accessed relevant ALN/disability training in the last 2 years?
Yes, our qualified playworkers have all undertaken inclusive play training as well as specific training to cater for a range of needs.
Outside space
All sessions are held in parks and open spaces across the Vale of Glamorgan
Will you use real nappies for children in your care?
Due to the nature of the provision we are unable to offer personal care during these sessions
Is the setting pet free?
Offers Flying Start provision?
No
Offers funded Foundation Phase Nursery places (three to four year old education) No
This service is part of the Childcare Offer Scheme
This service accepts childcare vouchers
This service is registered with the Tax Free Childcare Scheme
Able to provide emergency/short term care? No
Are you able to care for children whose main language is neither English nor Welsh?
Yes

We do not drop off at/pick up from any school.

We do not drop off at/pick up from any other places.


 Address

 You can visit us here:

Alps Depot
Quarry Road
Wenvoe
CF5 6AA