Welcome to our Yew Tree Dukinfield Setting.

Yew Tree primary school was Funtasia’s second setting, opening in 1998 we have continued to evolve as the sector has changed tremendously within the last 20 years.

 

Children can attend from Yew Tree primary and nursery school. We have excellent partnerships with our schools with daily communications.  We offer flexible bookings, full and part time places, ad hoc or emergency childcare.  

All of our dedicated staff hold a recognised childcare qualification, paediatric first Aid certificate and training in child protection, food Hygiene, Health and Safety amongst other training. Funtasia is committed to staff development.  

Breakfast club starts at 7.30 where staff will provide your child with a healthy nutrious breakfast. After breakfast they can choose to relax or play with friends before being taken to their class. After school club children are safely collected from school before receiving a healthy snack back at the club, children can then take part in activities, play with friends, read, do their homework or play out before being collected.

Our after school club closes at 6.00pm. Children in nursery or reception class follow the Early Years framework your child’s key worker will work with you and the school to compliment learning taking place at school.  

Children can attend our holiday club during the school holidays; this is based at St Raphaels Stalybridge and is open every school holiday with the exception of bank holidays and Christmas.

We are currently recognised as a GOOD setting by Ofsted 2016. Click here to see our current Ofsted report

MEET THE TEAM AT YEW TREE - DUKINFIELD

Heather Combs
Yew Tree Manager

My name is Heather. I am the Yew Tree manager. I am a mum to a wonderful 14 year old girl. I started working with our Funtasia family in 2008. I currently hold a level 3 qualification in the children and young people's workforce. I make sure I am up to date with first aid and safeguarding regulations. Karen ensures that I am fully up to date with all courses relevant to my role. I thoroughly enjoy every aspect of my job and strive to become an outstanding provision.

Katie Bowers Deputy Manager
Meagan Taylor Playworker

LATEST INFORMATION

How to Find Us

Yew Tree - Before and After School Club
Yew Tree Lane, Dukinfield, SK16 5BJ
Tel: 0161 250 5051 (Ex.4)

 

We Pick Up from:

  • Yew Tree School

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WHAT OUR PARENTS SAY

  • Daniel absolutely loves Funtasia ... the staff are so lovely and he has such a good time ... thank you to the staff for your hard work and making it the fantastic club it is I wouldn't have my son go anywhere else xx

    Becki Wilde

  • I wanted my son to develop his own independence away from me, to build his confidence, to learn a positive teacher/pupil relationship and for him to make friends in a fun, gentle and encouraging environment. All of which he has done in abundance with the love, attention and support of all the staff at Funtasia, who treat all the children like part of their own family. Communication between parents/guardians and staff is always open and encouraged. I would wholeheartedly recommend Funtasia First Steps to any parent looking for a nursery/preschool setting for their baby/child

    Francessca

  • Wonderful! The care and kindness shown is second to none.

    Katie

  • I have been using funtasia now for many years. All three of my children have spent time with the funtasia team. GREAT environment, fantastic activities and beautifully warm and welcoming staff. I couldn't recommend funtasia even nearly enough. They are truly amazing. Here's to many more years

    Colleen

  • Can't thank the staff enough for all they do with my little boy especially Sammy, I feel happy that my son is well looked after and he is happy whilst me and my husband are at work the staff are friendly and caring, I would highly recommend Funtasia especially Fantasia Micklehurst.

    Naomi Rigby

  • Fantastic set up with wonderful staff that care for and look after your children superbly. My daughter was always excited and happy to go to Funtasia and built extremely good relationships with the staff making it easy for me to leave her knowing she was safe and happy.

    Lizanne Scott

  • Although Seren is too little to tell me, I can see for myself what an amazing time she is having. The way her face lights up as we walk through the door, the way she beams and smiles at you all (and how she barely notices that I leave

    Zoe Larkin Kelsall

  • My little girl has spent a few weeks here at holiday club this summer and has loved it, staff friendly and a really nice atmosphere in the club. Will defiantly be going back again

    David Robinson

  • EXCELLENT ENVIRONMENT! GREAT ACTIVITIES! LOVELY FRIENDLY STAFF ! Clean , happy , brilliant value !

    Emmah

LATEST NEWS

  • Christmas Party 2018 is back!!

    OUR SELL OUT CHRISTMAS PARTY IS BACK! Fri 14th Dec 2018 7.30pm-Midnight at Dukinfield Masonic Hall, 62 Old Rd, Dukinfield SK16 4EN Bar • Childrens Entertainer • DJ and Disco • Party games • Tombola • Lucky..

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  • Funtasia First Steps Nursery Grand Opening

    We at Funtasia First Steps Nursery are excited to announce our grand opening on Friday 14th September. Stalybridge MP Jonathan Reynolds will kindly be officially opening our nursery and other..

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  • Christmas Party 2018

    We have booked our family Christmas party!! Put Friday 14th December in your diaries, Masonic Hall Dukinfield its a slightly smaller room than last year holding 200. We will have disco,..

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  • Stalybridge carnival 2018

    We had a fabulous day for Stalybridge carnival. ☀️The glorious weather brought so many people out to watch. The children looked amazing and everyone enjoyed the whole experience. The icing..

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