General Enquiries 07799 855850 | Alban City club 07425 888544 | Bernards Heath Junior club 07387 783778

WELCOME TO ABC & XYZ CHILDCARE

ABC Breakfast Club
XYZ After School Club

Providing excellent before and after school care where children feel safe, happy and secure, and mostly importantly have fun! Based at Alban City School and Bernards Heath Junior School in St Albans. We offer a wide range of creative crafts, fun games and indoor and outdoor activities, along with a healthy breakfast or delicious afternoon snack. All children are welcome from Reception to Year 6 (Year 3 – Year 6  Bernards Heath Junior School).

NEWS: – PARENTS FEEDBACK
Please see some recent fantastic feed back from parents (childs names removed) . 

“I just wanted to let you know how happy we are with XYZ and the staff. XXX and XXX love it and complain when I pick them up early!
So huge thank you to all the staff for looking after them so well while I’m at work. ”  NOV 2023

“Thank you very much to each of you and your team members. XXX is always so happy at XYZ, and it is such a support for us not to feel guilty about leaving four days a week that long. It would be much appreciated if you could share with Rabia and all other team members that we are so lucky to have them around XXX.”   NOV 2023 

NEWS: – WELCOME BACK!
Welcome back to the new school year. All sessions are fully booked for this half term. If you are looking to book sessions we will be running a waiting list.  Please note that we are not able to cancel or change sessions without a half terms notice (as in T&Cs) If you know you will no longer require places next half term – Nov/Dec please let us know by Friday 15th September 2023  or the booking will run over and the next opportunity to change your sessions will be for Jan/March.  

NEWS: –  STAFF VACANCIES
Are you looking for a fun part time role? We have vacancies from September 2023 at both Alban City and BHJS settings at ABC Breakfast Club – various days 7.30am – 8.45am and XYZ After School Club – Tuesdays 3.30pm-5.30pm.  Join our friendly team as a play worker, providing a safe, stimulating and fun setting for children before and after school.  Lots of benefits – Excellent rate of pay. Staff children attend free of charge. Training and development available. Ideal role for A level students (aged 17), university students, grandparents, retirees and everyone in between! 

Please get in touch for more details.  

NEWS: –  SCHOOL ALLOCATION  – April 2023
Hopefully you have received your requested school allocation for September 2023. Now is the time to let us know which school you will be attending and confirm your wrap around care. If you are already on our waiting list, please let its know whether you will, or won’t be taking a place as we are getting lots of enquiries. Places are offered in chronological order for when we receive bookings so don’t delay!

NEWS: –  TEACHERS STRIKE ACTION March 2023
As the teachers continue their strike action, please note that ABC Breakfast Club and XYZ After school Club at both settings will be OPEN as usual. We will have our full team of staff on duty and are expecting all children who are not affected by the action, and who are in school to attend as usual. If your child is not in school, but you would like them to attend their XYZ session please let us know to expect them

NEWS: – APPLYING FOR SCHOOL PLACES FOR SEPTEMBER 2023
If you are applying for school places for September 2023 in Reception or Year 3 at BHJS and would like to be added to our waiting list, please let us know your childs name and schools you are interested in.You will be added to our waiting list in the date order in which we receive your enquiry. 
Places are allocated to siblings as a priority, then in chronological order of all current and new enquiries. Places are then confirmed in April once your school places have been allocated. Please note that we anticipate that we may be full at some sessions and not be able to fully accommodate all requests, so please enquire ASAP. Please contact us on if you ave any further questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

NEWS:  Updated Terms and Conditions Our updated T&Cs with new Covid 19 relevant information has been added to our website on the General Information page. Please contact us if you have any queries.  For details of our changes to procedures please see relevant Newsletters on the Newsletter page. 

“Children have opportunities to relax after a busy day at school”

“Children are offered a wide range of opportunities to learn and explore”

OFSTED November 2018