Childcare ages five and over

If your child is aged over five, all the below school clubs and play schemes offer support for special educational needs and disabilities.

You simply need to speak to their special educational needs coordinator to find out more.

Find Childminders

Childminders look after children of all ages in their own home and often pick up from local schools. Find Childminders with SEND experience here.

Find breakfast/ after school clubs

Available to you once your child is in reception class. Usually based at their school or nearby.

See Local Offer breakfast and afterschool clubs here

Find play schemes

Open during most school holidays. A mix of fun and games, they can be provided by the council or privately.

See Local Offer playschemes here

Short breaks

An opportunity to get away for a few hours, a weekend or even longer.

Learn about the short breaks service here

Financial support for Childcare

Find out about other support on the Childcare Choices website