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Holidays - childcare and things to do

Holiday playschemes will be running during Easter holiday 2021 for vulnerable children and for other children where parents are working, studying, or meet other requirements following government guidance.

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

Places will be charged at the usual cost of the playscheme; vulnerable places are free and funded by Islington Council. Contact providers for details.

Holiday playschemes, 6-16 April 2021

Elizabeth House, N5 1ED
Booking: 020 7690 1300

Hanley Crouch @ Brickworks Community Centre, N4 4BY
Booking: 020 7263 1067

Highbury Roundhouse @ Aubert Court, N5 1BL

Highbury Roundhouse @ Yerbury Primary School, N19 4RS

Hilldrop Community Association, N7 0JE

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Centre, N19 3YJ
Booking: 020 7272 5938; 07377 000510 

Mary's, St Mary's Church, N1 2TX,

The Acorn Club @ Gillespie Park, N5
Monday 12 to Friday 16 April, 10am to 2pm
Free places for vulnerable children only by referral.
Contact: Amy, 07436 580438
How to apply for a place: Parents, if your school has provided you with this information please complete the short survey via the link below to apply for a space. The Garden Classroom will call or email you to confirm if you have a space:

Childminders can also provide holiday childcare for working families and vulnerable children only. 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.

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

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