Anonymous, SOS - March 2017
The fact SOS is able to provide the quality of childcare they do, at the price they charge, is to the credit of all involved. My boys enjoy it immensely, and I frequently struggle to get them out of the building as there always seems to be something fun imminent.
Anonymous, SOS - March 2016
Our daughter has been attending SOS for 2 years. She loves going and always comes home with lots of new creations from paintings to buns. The staff are very caring and we particularly value the holiday club, knowing that our daughter will not only be safe but having lots of fun. Thank you.
Kerry, Brighouse - September 2015
My daughter absolutely loves attending SOS so much that she asked me to increase her days from September this year. She can't wait to set off in a morning to share her breakfast with her friends from various year groups at school. The buddy scheme makes her feel special and part of a welcoming family where the children look out for each other both at SOS and in the playground.
Staff always welcome you with a smile at the door. It's very reassuring as a parent to know I can go to work and my daughter is being looked after in a secure environment where she feels safe and is extremely happy.
At pick up time it's lovely to see the staff fully engaged in the children's planned activities whether it is playing board games, baking, undertaking messy craft, supervising outdoor play or being involved in imaginative play e.g. having their hair done in the salon or being given cups of tea and cake in the home area. Children are clearly having fun and enjoying themselves. My daughter will even say "Mummy go home and come back again in half an hour" because she wants to finish an activity.
My daughter loves snack time and is always ready for it after a hard day's work at school. She loves the variety of food on offer and the independence of being able to help prepare some of these things herself. Needless to say she often has seconds!
At the end of each day she proudly brings home a different art, craft, or something she has cooked or made. I love the fact that this has all been documented in my daughter's journal with pictures and captions, a lovely keepsake for when she is older.
The staff are extremely well organised nothing is ever too big or small to deal with as the children's well being is of paramount importance. Staff know the children well and cater for their individual needs in a calm caring environment. They even go that extra mile for you e.g. passing on key information to your child's class teacher in the morning on your behalf.
I cannot put into words how lucky I am as a parent to have an out of schools club of such high quality to trust with the day to day care of my daughter, which is executed in a caring, friendly and fun environment where my daughter clearly thrives. Every member of staff gives 101% and this is why SOS is an excellent Out Of Schools Scheme. I have no hesitation in sending my son here in two years time. Thanks to all the staff at SOS!
Sally, Brighouse - August 2015
I had visited one other club before settling on SOS to take care of my then 4 year old son. I remember being dismayed at the setting of the other club and seeing the children looking bored while the two staff were totally occupied in another room cooking a meal and washing up. I didn't know what to expect when I arrived at SOS unannounced to see if I could look round, but I was delighted to see happy children doing different activities - little girls were making crafts from glitter and glue with a member of staff, several kids were making dens from swathes of material, and the older kids were relaxing together on the couch. There were plenty of staff and they were actually playing with the kids! It was such a different atmosphere and I knew I wanted this for my son. I don't want to have to use childcare but I need to, and knowing he is happy and well cared for until I get home gives me such peace of mind. The staff are so accommodating and I get helpful updates from them when I collect my son, who is usually in the middle of a game and doesn't want to leave!
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