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Holidays - childcare and things to do

Holiday playschemes will be running during the summer holidays, 2021 for all children, following government guidance.

Parents can book paying places direct with providers. Free places for vulnerable children can be booked by practitioners direct with providers.

Holiday playschemes, Summer 2021

Elizabeth House, N5 1ED
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 27 August, 9am to 5.30pm
Booking: 020 7690 1300
Ages: Reception to 14 years

Hanley Crouch @ Brickworks Community Centre, N4 4BY
Dates tbc
Booking: 020 7263 1067
Ages: Reception to Year 6

Highbury Roundhouse @ Hanover Primary School, N1
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 20 August, 9am to 5pm
Booking 07914 255545; julied@highbury-roundhouse.org.uk
Ages: Reception to Year 6

Highbury Roundhouse @ Yerbury Primary School, N19 4RS
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 27 August, 9am to 5pm
Booking  07914255545; julied@highbury-roundhouse.org.uk
Ages: Reception to Year 6

Hilldrop Community Association, N7 0JE
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 20 August, 8.15am to 5.30pm
Booking 020 7700 1871
Ages: Reception to Year 6

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Centre, N19 3YJ
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 20 August, 8.30am to 5.30pm
Booking: 07377 000510; irene@hleca.org.uk
Ages: 3-11 years (up to 15 years for children with SEND)

Mary's, St Mary's Church, N1 2TX
Monday to Friday, 26 July to 20 August, 9am to 5pm; extended hours, 8.30-9am and 5-5.30pm (extra fee)
Booking 020 7704 2873
Ages: 6-12 years

Childminders can also provide holiday childcare. Use the directory to find a childminder in your area, or phone the Family Information Service (FIS) for advice, 020 7527 5959, or contact the FIS by email.

All providers welcome children with SEND and are committed to working with parents and other professionals to provide good inclusive practice. Parents and professionals are encouraged to take time to discuss the needs of each child well in advance of attending provision.

Access to Sports runs free activities during holidays; see website for details.

Islington's Adventure Playgrounds will also be open during summer 2021.