Child Care Halifax & Calderdale

School Holiday Care & Clubs


This Winter, during the December school holidays, children and young people across Calderdale aged 5-16 who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals are getting the chance to access free holiday club places through our Healthy Holidays Calderdale programme. The scheme provides enriching activities, delicious nutritious meals, and a chance for young people to meet new friends in a safe and fun environment during the school holidays.

You can book your free place at a holiday club taking place near you this December by visiting: Please book your place directly through the provider. There may also be sessions available for fee-paying children who are not eligible for free school meals.

For more information on the programme and support in booking a place on the winter programme please contact:


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Barkisland Kids Club

Offering childcare for the children of Barkisland School during term time and also provide holiday care for children across the local area.

We are a fun, vibrant and exciting club and are part of an Ofsted Outstanding School.

12th – 16th Feb

8am – 6pm

Phone 01422 823324 (term time) or 07398 041124 to book.

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery – Halifax & Northowram

Nursery, pre-school and holiday club available for children aged up to eight. Newly refurbished outside play area.

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery, Clare Road, Halifax & Newlands View, Northowram. Contact 01422 347866 (Halifax) and 01422 205583 (Northowram).

Farthing Wood Private Day Nursery

Day nursery, out of school club and holiday club and safe and secure outdoor play area.

Farthing Wood Private Day Nursery, Skirtcoat Green, Halifax. Contact 01422 300060.

FC Halifax Town Foundation – February Football Camp

VENUE: Brooksbank School, Elland

DATES: Monday 12th Feb to Thursday 15th Feb

TIMES: 9:30am to 3:00pm (Extended hours available)

AGES: Y1 -Y7, boys & girls

COST: £15 per day – payment details will be sent via email before the course

Gingerbread House Private Day Nursery

Nursery and pre-school for children aged 0-4-years-old. Out of school club and holiday club.

Gingerbread House Private Day Nursery, New Street, Southowram. Contact 01422 385438.

Halifax Holiday Club – CI Adventures

Children’s activity club at CI Adventures

Explorers – The Adventure Explorers programme is ideal for children aged 6 to 12.

Extreme – The Adventure Extreme programme is ideal for children aged 10 to 14.

£28 per day for 4 activities or £35 per day for 5 activities and later pick-up.

Tel: 01422 410727

Kidsports Holiday Camp

Fun holiday camp on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Kids will be kept busy with football, tag rugby, dodgeball, Kiwi cricket, gladiator joust, basketball, netball and more fun games, plus a water slide if the weather’s nice.

Age 4-10. £20 per child. Bring a packed lunch and change of clothes.

  • Kidsports Holiday Camp, Greetland Community Centre. Thursday, May 30. 9am-3.30pm. Call 07944 647988.

LoveScience Colourful Chemistry Club

For 5-11yrs

Monday 12th Feb – Mytholmroyd Community Centre, 1.00pm – 2.45pm

Tuesday 13th Feb – The Mill Playcafe, Halifax, 10.30am – 12.15pm

Thursday 15th Feb – Play Palace, Halifax, 10.30am – 12.15pm

To find out about all the science Shenanigans going on in and around Halifax: give Abbie a call on 07512561076.

Pre booking essential.

Scammonden View Outdoor Experience

Scammonden View Outdoor Experience is set within 7 acres with fantastic views overlooking Scammonden dam. We offer a fun outdoor learning experience including den building, bush crafts, orienteering and team building activities.

2/3 Lower Top Of Hill,

The Ark Nursery – Mytholmroyd

Nursery and out of school club set in a four-acre site in the centre of the Calder alley. Children can watch the weather pass across the hillside, take walks along the track to see the animals in their pastures or sit with their friends in the field.

The Ark Nursery, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge. Phone 01422 882010.

The Hipperholme Private Day Nursery

Independent, family-run nursery and pre-school with a forest school ethos.

We also provide before and after school clubs and holiday clubs.

The Hipperholme Private Day Nursery, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme. Phone 01422 200 123.

Water’s Edge Nursery Ltd – Elland

Nursery and holiday club with a performing arts area, technology area, library and outdoor play.

Water’s Edge Nursery Ltd, Park Road, Elland.  Contact 01422 373723.