Let Them Grow - Northcliff

As a working parent, it can be difficult to stay on top of everything. You have to be there for your child and help them with life, schoolwork, bullies AND their homework. But now, thanks to Let Them Grow, you don’t need to do everything yourself. They offer an aftercare service that will fetch your little ones from school, ensure their homework is done. They also provide them with supervised fun with other children during the afternoon. The best news is that they offer holiday programmes when school is out.

Details: +27 11 888 8229 | [email protected] | 244 Frederick Drive, Northcliff, Randburg.

FunFanatiks.com – Sandton

Leaving the kids at home after school can leave them feeling bored and not remotely interested in finishing their homework. So, to keep your little ones entertained and up to date with their work, FunFanatiks.com offers a delightful and supervised space to keep an eye on them when you can’t. Their child drop-off care services cater for children aged between 2 – 12. They also offer a safe and secure indoor and outdoor play area. This is complemented by guided and supervised entertainment, a book club, meals and refreshments, homework supervision, electronic games and much more. And if you need a sitter for date night, they offer overnight babysitting too!

Details: 011 463 0577 | [email protected] | Sandton View, 82 Homestead Avenue, Sandton.

Cresco Preschool and Aftercare – Alberton

Offering supervised aftercare for children from grade 1 to grade 6, Cresco Preschool and Aftercare is just the place for your children after school. The facility will take care of your kids from 13:00 to 17:00. They supervise homework and allow your child to have fun and relax with exciting outdoor activities thereafter. They’ll also be provided with a nutritious lunch and afternoon snack. To transport your kids from their schools to the facility, they use well-recommended transport companies familiar with the area.

Details: (011) 867 1139 | [email protected] | 8 Hennie Alberts Street, Brackenhurst, Alberton.

Sammy’s Aftercare & Transport – Horison

This home-based aftercare facility will fetch your kids from school, supervise their homework and provide them with a light lunch and refreshments. It also offers kids a secure and supervised area to play, meet new friends and blow off some steam before you fetch them after work.  They transport and look after children from the following schools – Lantern Schools, Constantia Primary School, Laerskool Horison, Laerskool Gustav Preller and Horison View Primary School. If you're in the area and your child’s school is not on the list, give them a call.

Details: Samantha Nel | 073 790 9408 | 51 Kingfisher Street, Horizon, West Rand.

Sharonlea Child Care - Sharonlea

For a safe haven when you’re busy at the office, Sharonlea Child Care offers an after-school service for primary school children. There’s a lovely shaded outside play area, as well as sunrooms when the cold creeps in or the weather turns bad. Children from as young as three months old can be left in the caring hands at the baby centre.

Details:  082 444 8344 | [email protected] or [email protected] | 73 Ebbehout Street, Sharonlea, Northriding.

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