2 Southwood Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 0AA | 01843 570289                                       
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Stay ‘n’ Play Opening Times/ Price List


We are open from 8am – 6pm Mon-Fri term time only

9.00-12.00 or 12.30-3.30: £15

All day: 8.00-6.00: £35.00

Hourly: £5.00

Lunch time 12.00-12.30: £2.50

After School Club

3.00-6.00: £8.25

Early pick-ups: £3.50 per extra hour

Holiday Club

8.30-1.15 or 1.15-6.00: £15.50

8.30-6.00: £24.00

8.00-6.00: £25.00

Hourly: £4.00

Our Funded Sessions

Morning 9-12

Afternoon 12.30-3.30

All day 9-3

We are flexible and try to accommodate parent’s needs.

 Stay ‘n’ Play Term and Holiday Dates 2013/2014


Term 1

Start: Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Finish: Friday 25th October 2013

Autumn Holiday

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November  inclusive

Term 2

Start: Monday 4th November 2013

Finish: Friday 20th December 2013

Christmas/New Year Holiday

Monday 23rd December 2013 to Friday 3rd January 2014 inclusive

Term 3

Start:  Monday 6th January 2014

Finish: Friday 14th February 2014

February Holiday

Monday 17th February 2014 to Friday 21st February 2014  inclusive

Term 4

Start: Monday 24th February 2014

Finish: Friday 4th April 2014

April Holiday

Monday 7th April 2014 to Monday 21st April 2014  inclusive

Term 5

Start: Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Finish: Friday 23rd May 2014

Late Spring Holiday

Monday 26th May 2014 to Friday 30th May 2014 inclusive

Term 6

Start: Monday 2nd June 2014

Finish: Wednesday 23rd July 2014


Staff Training Days

We are entitled to take 5 staff training/insert days throughout the year. We will be closed on the following days;

Thursday 24th and Friday 25th October 2013

Friday 20th December 2013

Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd July 2014  

Bank Holidays

We are closed on the following Bank Holidays:


Monday 5th May 2014

Staff Qualifications

The aim of Stay ‘n’ Play is for all staff to have relevant training for their roles within the setting. We are fortunate to be offered training from the Kent Advisory Service which covers the main up to date training qualifications. Should any of our training become out of date refresher courses are undertaken.

All staff are CRB checked and our aim is for all staff to have a Paediatric First Aid Certificate


Martine Newton -Manager

Martine has a Diploma in higher education in Childhood Studies and holds a Diploma in Pre-School Practice. Martine has been working with children for about 15 years, with all ages ranging from 2 – 16 years old. Martine is responsible for any child protection issues and is also Special Needs Co-Ordinator. Martine has  completed her  full degree alongside Early Years Professional Status.


Carol Coker – Deputy Manager

Carol holds a NVQ in Early Years, level 3. She has had over 20 years experience of working in a pre-school setting.


Caroline Davies- Supervisor

Caroline holds a NVQ in Early Years level 3 and  Level 4.  She has over 10 years experience of working in a pre-school setting.

Miranda Burke- Office/Deputy Manager

Miranda holds a NVQ in Early Years level 3 and  Level 4. She has over 20 years experience of working in a pre-school setting. Miranda also works in the office keeping all fees and paperwork up to date.


Michelle Skinner- Play Assistant

Michelle has a NVQ 2 and 3 in Childcare and has 6 years experience of working in a pre-school setting.



Justine Newton – Play Assistant in both Nursery and After School Club

Justine holds a NVQ level 3 and is currently studing for the Early Years Professional Status.


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