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QPIA After School Club - 'Bee Happy'

Messages from parents:


"Thank you for providing a lovely after school experience for my daughter. It has really helped her to gain in confidence". N B


"Thank you for being kind, nurturing and fun and playing games with our children. It's wonderful to know you're there for our children to enable us to continue working. Bee Happy is a wonderful environment for our children to thrive". A B


"Thank you all so much for the years of fantastic care that you have provided for both our daughter's. We have been so lucky to have you give them a homely space where they have felt safe and enjoyed their time". G F



Bee Happy After School Club

Please contact:

Miss Pauline Abel


07999 714100           It is important to add this number to your contacts for communication with Bee Happy while your child is with us. 

                               Calls will be answered from 3pm to 6pm while Bee Happy is open. Texts can be sent any time.


Ofsted registration number is: 139447


Bee Happy After School Club

We offer a secure, fun and caring after school childcare environment exclusively for children who attend Queen's Park Infant Academy.


Opening Times

The club is open from the end of the school day until 5.30pm Term time only.

If you are unable to collect by 5.30pm due to unforeseen circumstances, please contact Pauline on 07999 714100. 

Persistent late pick ups after 5.30pm will incur a charge of £10 and the possible refusal of a place.

  • Children are collected from their classrooms and brought to the club by Bee Happy After School Assistants.
  • If the children attend a sports/dance club on a day they are also booked into Bee Happy, it is important to advise Pauline. Children will be brought to Bee Happy after the club has finished.



We have a large room at the east end of the school where we have access to an outdoor area, the nursery garden and toilets. 


We offer a range of board games, card games and puzzles for the children to use.

There is a role play area with a shop, kitchen and equipment.

Dolls and prams

Cars, garages and track

Lego and construction toys

Arts and crafts including painting and colouring

Dressing up 

For outside play we have use of the nursery garden where children can play various games including football, hide and seek or just enjoy being outside with their friends. If the grass is wet, we can also use the playground directly outside Bee Happy.




We provide a snack, typically bread or crackers with butter and either jam, lemon curd, honey or marmite and a drink of water or fruit squash. Fruit is also available


If you have any questions, please email or send a text to 07999 714100.



The club is run by QPIA staff within QPIA policies and Pauline Abel is the Manager.

There is a trained first aider and a designated safeguarding lead (DSL) on site daily. The DSL is Pauline Abel.

Children can be collected at any point during the session by ringing the dedicated bell at the East End door.





Daily sessions 3.10pm to 5.30pm or part thereof cost £8.50 from the beginning of September 2023. This includes a snack and a drink.


Paying by childcare vouchers or Government taxfree childcare scheme


 Please advise me if using childcare vouchers or the taxfree childcare scheme, so I can add this to your account. Otherwise, you won't be able to book sessions in advance.


We accept childcare vouchers from:

  • EdenRed
  • Care4 
  • Co-operative flexible benefits

We are registered under Queens Park Infant Academy 


it is important to advise me by email: each time a payment has been made including date sent, payment amount and voucher provider. 



Bee Happy bookings from September 2023 



We will be using Arbor for booking and payments. If you haven't already registered with Arbor, you will need to do that first. Click on the link below for information on how to use Arbor when booking sessions.


Parents of reception children starting in September, please note:

The school will be sending out a welcome to Arbor email at the beginning of the new term. There is no need to do anything before then. Reception children will only be able to book Bee Happy once they are at school full time from 18th September.


         Once you've registered with Arbor, you just follow the instructions given for 'signing my child up for after school club'  


For online payments, you will need to top up your account before you are able to book a session. 


If you pay by childcare vouchers, please advise me if you haven’t already. Once this has been added to your account, you will still be able to book while waiting for childcare voucher payments to clear. 

It is important to advise me, by email, each time an amount has been paid in order to keep your account up to date. This will not happen automatically. 


Bookings can be added up to 3 hours before a session starts. This gives you more flexibility. We can add a credit on your account for a session you no longer require but we cannot provide a refund. Please email if you need to cancel a session and a credit will be processed.

The cost will rise to £8.50 per session from the start of the new term.