After School Club


At the After School Club, we aim to provide pupils who attend St. Crispin’s with opportunities to play and make friends beyond the classroom. We have the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child at the heart of everything we do, especially Article 31, the right to leisure and play time.

All of our children have complex additional needs, including autism, and need help with communication as many are non-verbal. The After School Club supports play so that our children and young people can socialise in a safe, familiar environment that meets their needs. Through After School club, our children are encouraged and supported to learn, develop skills and explore the wider community with confidence.

The After School Club has a high staff: child ratio to enabling us to meet National Care Standards and the additional support needs of  St. Crispin’s pupils.

If you are a parent of a child at St Crispin’s School and would like to enquire about a place at the After School Club, please get in contact with us via email at

When the club runs?

The After-School Club hours during term time are:

Monday to Thursday:         3 – 5.30 pm

Friday:                                12.55 – 5 pm

We are not open on staff in-service days.


We have lots of fun at club doing activities including: sensory play, swimming, arts and crafts, music, soft play, sports, outdoor play, cooking and baking. We also go on trips on public transport such as to parks, the Yard etc.

How much does it cost?

The After School Club can offer reduced fees to families through fund raising.

These are £4 an hour: Monday to Thursday £12 and Friday £16

If fees may prevent you from using the After School Club, assistance may be available from the Department of Children and Families, through individual social workers, or from Working with Families, again through social workers.


We are always looking for enthusiastic and talented people to come and join our team of playworkers. Experience in social care settings, play, or therapeutic backgrounds all would suit this role.

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Contact The After School Club

Manager: Anne-Katrin Weston

St. Crispin’s School,

1 Burdiehouse Cresent


EH17 8EZ

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Scottish Charity Number SCO 38968

Care Inspectorate Reg. CS2010279312

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