Early Birds and Night Owls

  • Early Birds and Night Owls is an out of school club providing quality before and after school care for the children of Wood Fold Primary School in a safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • We are Ofsted inspected, gaining another excellent report in October 2014.
  • Early Birds and Night Owls have successfully completed the ‘Healthy Business Award’ in April 2011 and have been awarded an Environmental Health grade of 4 for our kitchen services.
  • All staff work closely with school staff in order to deliver the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage).
  • Our staff are highly trained and experienced in play work with DBS clearance.
  • Our staff ratio complies with the guidelines of a ratio of 1:8 for children over 3 years of age.
  • The cost of each session is £4.10, payable one month in advance as per the contract.
  • Sessions must be paid for even if the child does not attend for any reason.
  • We operate a waiting list system.
  • We invite outside organisations in to our club to give the children exciting new opportunities and experiences.
  • Our children have a say in resources and activities so they can get the best out of the club.
  • Early Birds and Night Owls promote positive behaviour and recognition of achievement by presenting ‘Shining Star’ awards to the children where children are given a certificate to celebrate their achievement.
  • A healthy breakfast is provided for children attending Early Birds, e.g. a choice of fresh fruit, toast, crumpets, hot chocolate, juices, milk.  A healthy snack is provided for those attending Night Owls, e.g. sandwiches, potato cakes, fresh fruit, juices, milk. (Special dietary needs will be catered for.)


Early Birds session times:

 7:30am – 8:45am every morning (when school begins). 

A healthy breakfast is provided for the children. e.g.

  • Fresh fruit
  • Toast, crumpets
  • Hot chocolate, juices and milk

 Night Owls session times:

Session 1 3:15pm – 4:30pm

Session 2 4:30pm – 5:30pm

A healthy snack is provided e.g.

  • Sandwiches, potato cakes, crackers and cheese spread
  • fresh fruit, juices, milk

(Special dietary requirements will be catered for)

If you require a place at Early Birds and Night Owls, please either contact Mrs Riding on 01257 400271, or e-mail ebno@woodfold.wigan.sch.uk

If your child currently attends Early Birds and Night Owls and you need to speak to a member of staff during club hours, please dial 01257 400868

Our Mission Ethos & Aims

Contact us at Wood Fold Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs R Gough
SENCO: Mrs Taylor
Green Lane