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Bacton Under Fives (OSC)

Out of School Care


We have experienced staff and a key person system. * ECAT Setting * Purpose built playcentre * Free access outdoor play * Close relationship with local school

We take children to Bacton Primary School after Breakfast Club and collect from the school at the end of the day for After School (we are also able to collect from school clubs when they finish or take to later clubs taking place at the school.)

Who to contact

The Playcentre
Tailors Green
IP14 4LL
Venue Notes

Our purpose built Playcentre offers a great environment - with a room dedicated to the over 8 age range to meet their own needs as our 'older' children.  Crafts, games, books, dvs's available at each session.

01449 780079

Venue Details

c/o Bacton Community Primary Schoo
The Playcentre
Tailors Green
IP14 4LL
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Parking available
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Parents are allowed access onto the school site before 8am and after 4pm

Our purpose built Playcentre offers a great environment - with a room dedicated to the over 8 age range to meet their own needs as our 'older' children.  Crafts, games, books, dvs's available at each session.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?


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Immediate vacancies
Maximum places
Other information
Bacton Under Fives has immediate places available in both breakfast and after school clubs. Contact us for more details.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 15:15 - 18:00
Monday to Friday: 07:45 - 09:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Cultural provisions
Individual dietary needs
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Aspergers Syndrome
Autistic spectrum
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Downs syndrome
Emotional needs
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Learning difficulties
Serious allergy
Severe dietary needs
Speech and language difficulties
Visual impairment


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.50 Before School Session (per day)
£3.60 to £10.90 depending on pick up time After School Club - Per day
Costs per day vary depending on how long your child attends the after school club. 3.15pm - 4.15pm = £3.60 3.15pm - 5.15pm = £7.20 3.15pm - 6.00pm = £10.90 we also offer a 'drop-off' rate in the mornings - arrivals from 8:30am onwards at a cost of £2.10 per day (no breakfast)

Other Details

Arts and crafts, Climbing frame, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Games consoles, Garden, Healthy eating, Homework support, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pet fish, Pet reptile, Playroom, Private changing area, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, TV, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch
School pickups
Gislingham CEVC Primary School (Eye)
Bacton Primary School (Bacton, Stowmarket)
Further information about pick-ups
We are situated on the same site as Bacton Primary School and are able to collect/drop off children attending the after school club.Children from Bacton Middle school usually walk over to the after school club themselves. We are sometimes able to pick up from Gislingham after school and bring the children back to our after school club. Places are limited for this and a charge applies.
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 4 Year(s)
To 14 Year(s)
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Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
13/12/2005Combined Inspection - ChildcareGood
13/12/2005Combined Inspection - Nursery EducationGood
24/09/2008EYR InspectionGood
10/12/2014EYR InspectionRequires Improvement
27/10/2015EYR Re-InspectionGood

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

At Bacton Under Fives we provide an all inclusive service to all our families throughout all our groups. The Playcentre is a purpose built setting designed to accommodate all needs with facilities for children and adults with varying disabilities.  

We currently have two members of staff who have completed full SENDCO training. All staff within the setting are trained in accordance with EYFS standards regarding Safeguarding and First Aid. We have a designated Safeguarding Officer.  All staff have also completed Levels 1-4 Makaton training.

Staff have had experience in caring for the individual needs of children 0-14 years including such disabilities as: cerebral palsy, Down's Syndrome, deafness, severe dietary requirements for example

Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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