GSAL Alwoodley

Before and after school club: Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL)

Open 7.15 - 8.15am | 3.15 – 6pm

Breakfast club and after school club are located in the art area in Junior School. We have a wide range of equipment and resources, access to the outdoor areas and lots of planned art and craft activities.

Breakfast club opens at 7.15am, children are given breakfast before being taken to into school at 8.15am. 

After school care operates from 3.30pm until 6pm every evening. We encourage children to start their homework and have a quiet room set aside for this. Children can attend after school care following an extra-curricular activity or join us from the Rose Court shuttle bus. Rose Court children will be escorted from the shuttle bus down to the after school care facility. We provide a light snack around 4.30pm, this may include beans on toast, sandwiches, pitta pockets or crackers, a piece of fruit and milk or water. 

No child will ever be turned away from after school care, however we do operate an annual booking system. By booking and paying by direct debit you will receive a reduced booking rate, alternatively for those one off sessions, if you give us 24 hours notice we will invoice you each month but it will be at a higher rate as we do have to organise staff at short notice.

Holiday Chillout Club

Our holiday club is extremely popular. We operate during the October half term, Easter holidays and the Summer holidays. Please visit for the exact dates. 

Our holiday club is run on site at GSAL however we accept children from schools across Leeds and further afield, anybody is more than welcome to come and join in the fun. 

We split our children into two age groups, our Mini Chill Out for children from nursery to year 1 (3 to 7 years) and our Chill Out for children from year 2 to year 8 (7 - 13 years). Siblings can stay together if they so wish.  Both groups of children enjoy age appropriate art and craft activities, sports activities alongside free play and some much needed chill out time. Due to the number of children we can accommodate we stay on site at all times, and to ensure children are getting access to a wide range of experiences we often bring in entertainers. 

We have in the past enjoyed workshops in dance, martial arts, cookery, circus skills, graffiti art, drum workshops, rugby and football classes, den building, scary animals and art, to name but a few. We also have access to the swimming pool on site and swim twice a week.  Children are required to bring a packed lunch and a water bottle, we provide a morning and afternoon snack of fresh fruit and drinks all day. 
We operate from Monday to Friday 8.00am until 5.30pm, during the summer holiday which is the most popular.  We have a 3 day minimum booking and we do offer full week booking discounts. For full costing and discounts please see the booking form. We unfortunately do not offer any half day rates, however we do not have strict attendance times you can arrive as late as you like and leave as early as you wish. We just ask that you let a member of staff know in the morning if you will collect early so we can ensure your child is ready.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our Manager Helen Murphy.

Contact Information

Children's Corner Childcare
The Grammar School at Leeds
Alwoodley Gates
LS17 8GS

Telephone: 07596 119 068

OOS Manager: Helen Murphy


GSAL Ofsted Report

Note that we changed to an LLP in 2015 and therefore our old registration is now closed.  If you wish to search for the new one our registration number is EY501745.  As we were not due another inspection we are still awaiting inspection under the new name but old reports can be viewed on this link.