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: £8.50

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 2014/2015


Term 1 Start: Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Finish: Friday 24th October 2014

Autumn Holiday Monday 27th October to Friday 31st October  inclusive
Term 2 Start: Monday 3rd  November 2014

Finish: Friday 19th December 2014

Christmas/New Year Holiday Monday 22nd December 2014 to Friday 2nd  January 2015 inclusive
Term 3 Start:  Monday 5th January 2015

Finish: Friday 13th February 2015

February Holiday Monday 16th February 2015 to Friday 20th February 2015 inclusive
Term 4 Start: Monday 23rd  February 2015

Finish: Wednesday 1st April 2015

April Holiday Thursday 2nd April to Friday 17th April 2015  inclusive
Term 5 Start: Monday 20th April 2015

Finish: Friday 22nd May 2015

Late Spring Holiday Monday 25th May 2015 to Friday 29th May 2015 inclusive
Term 6 Start: Monday 1st  June 2015

Finish: Friday 24th July 2015


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 23rd and Friday 24th October 2014

Thursday 18th and Friday 19th December 2014

Friday 24th July 2015

Bank Holidays


We are closed on the following Bank Holidays:


Monday 4th May 2015

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 Should any of our training become out of date refresher courses are undertaken.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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