Afterschool Information

Opening Hours: 07:50am – 08:50am & 1:30pm to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday

The Harold Rise and Shine Club is open for business!!  7.50-8.50am, Monday-Friday,€6.00 per child, per morning.  The service includes a breakfast where requested (cereal, fruit and a carton of milk).  Please note, this service is ONLY available to children registered to the Afterschool Club, and MUST be booked in advance. (TEXT ONLY 086 086 9032).

Fees€6.00 per hour, payable daily (occasional use) or weekly/monthly (regular use).   We also offer parents a very flexible payment plan, to suit individual needs.

Registration: To register your child for Afterschool Care, please complete a registration form (available from School Reception or Afterschool Club) and return to Anna at the Afterschool Club.

How to book

We operate a ’Text to Book’ system.  Once registered, all you need to do is book your child in for afterschool care by texting the number below, before 1.00pm.

Please text information to: 086 086 9032


Please note the phone is NOT attended before 1.00pm. If you wish to speak to one of us, please call between 1.00pm and 6.00pm.  Please DO NOT leave voice messages.

Please contact Lisa on the number above or via email at with any queries you may have regarding the Afterschool Club.

About the Afterschool

Open since April 2009, The Afterschool Club provides on-site childcare to The Harold School pupils from 1.30pm to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (School term only), at extremely competitive rates.  We also offer parents a very flexible payment plan, to suit individual needs.

Fees; €6.00 per hour, payable daily (occasional use) or weekly/monthly (regular use)

At the Afterschool Club, we provide a fun and safe environment for your children while you work, supervised by a team of four dedicated, experienced staff.  We have a wide selection of activities including arts and crafts, board games, team sports, party games and outdoor games, and movie time.  We also provide a separate, supervised homework club from 2.30 to 3.30, Mon-Thurs, where children can get their homework finished in a classroom setting, and where help is provided if needed.  This is all included in the hourly rate.

We have a small kitchen at the Afterschool Club, where we will gladly toast sambos/heat beans, noodles etc..for those children who stay a little later.

Camps at the HaroldWe operate Easter and Summer Camps for children of the Harold school during the holidays.  These camps are always very popular, and are extremely competitively priced. Summer Camp 2013 will run for 4 weeks in July, from 9am -3pm, Mon-Fri.  Activities include great arts & crafts projects, obstacle courses, day trips, crazy golf, baking, disco, keep fit, team games, and much, much more!!  More information to follow…