Activity Clubs

Activity Clubs in Jersey

What is an Activity Club?

Activity clubs offer specific activities, such as sport, art or drama, during school holidays and/or after school.

A list of activity clubs in Jersey can be found on this website.

General Information

  • These offer hours before and/or after school and many run during school holidays.
  • The number of children they accommodate varies depending on the type of club on offer, usually between 20 and 120 children.
  • Staff to child ratio is 1:8 for under 5 years and 1:10 for over 5 year olds.
  • Some may require a small deposit.
  • These can offer specialist coaching to cover a variety of children’s interests.

Statutory Requirements

  • A minimum of 75% of the staff have a childcare and education qualification.
  • All staff are required to have: a satisfactory ‘fit person’ check (includes DBS and Health check), First Aid qualification, Safeguarding and Infection control.
  • All activity clubs are registered annually by Childcare Registration in the Education Department.  Top tip: check when they last re-registered and if it was more than 12 months ago ask why.

For more information on activity clubs, see the childcare pages of the Gov.je website.

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