School Age Childcare

11 04, 2019

Physical Activity Guidelines For Children And Young People

2019-04-11T09:22:16+00:00April 11th, 2019|Research, School Age Childcare, Schools|

The four UK Chief Medical Officers have published guidelines for physical activity for children and young people. Under 5s (not walking) Physical activity should be encouraged from birth, particularly through floor-based play and water-based activities in safe environments. All under 5s should minimise the [...]

1 04, 2019

Workshops For Those Working In School Age Childcare Settings

2019-04-01T13:57:33+00:00April 1st, 2019|Events, School Age Childcare, Schools, Training|

PlayBoard NI is offering free workshops for those working in school age childcare settings. * Fundraising Tips & Ideas * Focus on Play If you want useful tips on completing fundraising applications or would like to encourage the children attending your club to try different ways to play, and [...]

27 02, 2019

Keeping Children Safe Online

2019-03-12T12:34:15+00:00February 27th, 2019|School Age Childcare, Schools|

With online safety in focus given the recent concern over the momo challenge, the NSPCC website has information on keeping children safe when online at www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/ Online safety tips include talking with your child about staying safe online, exploring online together, agreeing rules and managing settings and controls. Check your child knows [...]

25 02, 2019

Play Training Session: School Age Childcare Setting – Monday 11th March

2019-03-11T13:58:06+00:00February 25th, 2019|School Age Childcare, Training|

Date: Monday 11 March 2019 Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm Venue: Strabane Enterprise Agency, Orchard Road, Strabane Get Directions This session will look at how play helps children to mix, how play can help children to get to know each other, learn about each [...]