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Care love learn @ St Oswald'S

All year round childcare based at St Oswald's Catholic Primary school, Ashton in Makerfield. Well established high quality out of school club is exactly what you will receive here at Care Love Learn. Staff with over 39 years of childcare work experience and qualified to degree level and all staff hold a First Aid qualification.

Care Love Learn - Pre School

Care Love Learn Childcare based at St Oswald's Catholic primary school in Ashton in Makerfield, has opened its brand new pre school facility in September 2021 for all funded 3 and 4 year olds and children from the age of 2½ years.

We work alongside the reception class teaching staff to enhance your child's education and development. Our children will have access to a wide range of facilities at St Oswald's school both indoors and outdoors. Pre school hours will be 9.00am to 3.00pm, but extra hours can be booked at an hourly rate of £4 per hour. All children will need to bring a packed lunch. To book a place for your child contact the manager Sue Morris.

We have a fully established out of school club based on site providing a high quality wrap around care facility for children aged 3 to 11 years.  We are open from 7.30am for breakfast club and until 6.00pm for children on afterschool club Monday to Friday. If your child attends pre school and you need extra hours just book them onto breakfast or afterschool which can be fully flexible to suit your individual needs.

We provide wrap around care for all children every day Monday to Friday throughout the school term.  Children are provided with a healthy breakfast with a wide range of choices and the afterschool club provides a hot meal, we cater for children with any dietary needs. 

Children can be collected from Rectory primary school. The collection of children is complaint with COVID safety. Seat covers are used for each child, masks are worn by the driver and the car is sanitised after each pick up.

The holiday club is open for all school holidays from 7.30am to 6.00pm for children from the age of 3 to 11 years. The price includes breakfast, lunch and tea which is a hot meal, we cater for all dietary needs. 

We have a fabulous range of indoor and outdoor facilities, and all activities are carefully planned and coordinated with some truly wonderful and experienced staff. .

All our staff are First Aid qualified.

The Out of school club is based at St Oswald's Catholic primary school in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan.

We have been open since July 2019 and are registered with Ofsted. The Manager/Owner Sue Morris is a familiar face in this area having worked with Wigan children's services for 40 years and 27 of those years in the Ashton-in-Makerfield area.

You can acquire a leaflet to register your interest for your child. Contact Sue Morris on: 0773 209 2666 for further information or you can email Sue on:

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Who to contact

Contact Name
Sue Morris
Contact Position
07732 092 666

Where to go

St Oswald's Catholic Primary School
Council Avenue

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 Before School - Per Day
£10.00 After School - Per Day
£4 Per Hour
£25.00 School Holidays – Per Day

Discounts are offered if there is more than one sibling from the same family attending - see below for details: 3 children attend from the same family the eldest child has a 25% reduction 2 children attend from the same family the eldest has 10% reduction.


Age Ranges
4 to 11 Years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
The school is fully accessible

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Pre school is brand new so we have some places available. Please feel free to arrange a visit any time between 7.30am and 6.00pm. If you would like to register your child with us, before they start we welcome you to stay with your child so that they are settled, happy and ready to start our club. . Unfortunately due to COVID restrictions we can only allow parents visit our site providing you have booked an appointment to avoid too many adults in the same room together, We will try our best to meet you individual needs and requirements as much as possible. If our opening and closing times are unsuitable please tell us. THIS YEAR WE ARE RUNNING A CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CAMP FROM THE 4th TO THE 7th JANUARY, WE ARE GOING TO A PANTO, AN INDOOR PLAY CENTRE & KEVIN THE CLOWN IS JOINING US
Date updated

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday, term-time only 7:30am 9:00am Breakfast Club
Monday - Friday, term-time only 3:00pm 6:00pm After School Club
Monday - Friday 7:30am 6:00pm Holiday Club
Monday - Friday, term-time only 9.00am 3.00pm Pre School
Other Availability
Open 51 weeks per year. Closed for Christmas
When is childcare available?
All year round care

School Pickups

Offers pickups
St Oswald's Catholic Primary
Rectory C of E Primary School in Garswood

Ofsted Information

Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
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