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Thumbs Up Club - Holiday Club

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The Thumbs Up Club runs at Easter and summer between 9.30am until 4pm, and is for children aged three to 19 years with special needs. The staff-to-child ratio is a minimum of 1:2, but please let us know when booking if you feel your child needs more support than this. The club runs from Addington School in Woodley, and provides a happy, friendly environment for children to be in. Activities include arts and craft, soft play, outdoor play, computers, visiting entertainers and themed days.

Bookings and payment must be made online.

Thumbs Up Club
Activity Club for Children With Special Needs (Berkshire)
Vacancy range(s)
3 19

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ian Stentiford
Contact Position
0118 947 1196
07881 272340

Where to go

Addington School
Woodlands Avenue

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Monday to Friday, 9:30am until 4pm    

Easter and summer holidays only

Summer Holidays
Easter Holidays

Costs and Fee Information

Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£25.00 Per Day
Cost details

We must emphasise places are very limited.

We cannot guarantee requested places but a maximum of 40 places per day should be available. 

Do you accept childcare vouchers?
Is there any help with funding
Funding Notes

Unfortunately individual funding is not available but some of the cost is claimable as part of the Working Tax Credit for those eligible.

How is the service funded

Facilities and Accessibility

Wheelchair access
Premises on a bus route
Outdoor Play Area
Car Parking
Baby change facilities
Easy Access for Prams and Buggies
Accessible toilet
Free Parking
Additional Information

Booking forms are e-mailed out by the half term holiday prior to the Easter/summer holiday. They can also be accessed on our website.

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
3 years - 19 years
Eligibility Criteria

Children with special needs

No geographical restrictions

Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

Download a booking form and a medical consent form 

Booking forms will also be available at the school reception or contact us on 0118 947 1196 for the forms.

Initially places will be restricted to 4 in total per child for Easter and 10 for summer although you can request ‘top up’ days if required.

Please also note that places are allocated on a first-come-first served basis so even if forms are received before 24 February (6th June) we cannot guarantee places.


Referral required

Provision For

Supporting people with
Sensory Impairment
Wheelchair Accessible
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs
Visual impairment
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Mobility problems
Multi-sensory impairment
Physical impairment
Other long term conditions
Hearing impairment

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.
Quality Assurance

Ofsted registration number EY401960

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Brendan O'Ciobhain

Provision For (Childcare Specific)

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Diet

Has Provision


Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/04/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
05/08/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
Ofsted URN
Ofsted report
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Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

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We operate a high staff ratio with a minimum of 1 adult to 2 children or more as required.
If you feel your child needs additional support please inform us when booking.
The club reserves the right not to accept certain booking requests or accept them on a trial basis or set certain conditions, if the club manager so decides.

Data last checked: 20/05/2019
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