We are an established, friendly and well-resourced Afterschool and Holiday Club operating from the premises of Newnham Croft Primary School in central Cambridge caring for children aged 4-11 and we are looking for an enthusiastic Playworker to join us in providing a great space for children to play and relax after school, to explore and make new friends..

 No qualifications are necessary for this position as training will be offered to the right candidate; our chief requirement is that you should enjoy working with children. Main duties will be to facilitate safe and creative play opportunities based upon the interests of the children. There will also be some light cleaning and tidying up.

The afterschool club runs from 2.45 pm until 6.15 pm Monday to Friday and we require our new playworker to ideally work 3 days a week Monday – Wednesday although we can offer some flexibility. There is also a possibility of optional holiday club work. Our rates of pay are competitive.

The successful candidate will be subject to Enhanced DBS & reference checks in line with LSCB requirements.

Are you interested?  If you would like to know more, please contact Maureen.

Mob: 07812788195 Email :

We are open for Easter!

We are delighted to announce that we will be running our Holiday club again during Easter 2021. The dates are from Monday 29th March -Thursday 1st April, and then after the Easter weekend from April 6th - Monday 12th April. We are planning lots of activities and we look forward to seeing your lovely children again!

Summer Holiday Club 2020 Cancelled

We regret that we will not be running our usual summer holiday club this year.

We  look forward to re-opening again for Afterschool club at full capacity, as well as all subsequent half term and holiday clubs from September 2020

Thank you and take good care.

Seasons Greetings

Wishing you Peace and Joy this Festive Season

Wishing you Peace and Joy this Festive Season from us all at The Newcroft Club

Christmas - New Year Holiday club

Revised Dates:

We are pleased to confirm that we are open on December 20th and January 6th and some spaces still remain in both days.