ABOYNE LODGE CLUB 07502 023209
ALBAN CITY CLUB 07425 888544

General Enquiries 07799 855850 | Aboyne Lodge club 07502 023209 | Alban City club 07425 888544
Bernards Heath Junior club 07387 783778


ABC Breakfast Club | XYZ After School Club

Providing excellent before and after school care where children feel safe, happy & secure, & mostly importantly have fun! Based at Aboyne Lodge School, Alban City School & Bernards Heath Junior School in St Albans.

 We offer a wide range of creative crafts, fun games and indoor & outdoor activities,
along with a healthy breakfast or delicious afternoon snack.
All children are welcome from Reception to Year 6 (Year 3 – Year6  BHJS).

NEWS: – ABC-XYZ Childcare are now closed for the summer break. We look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday 2nd September at Alban City and BHJS and on Friday 3rd September at Aboyne Lodge.  Should you need to contact us urgently during August, please send an email to and we will do our best to reply to you as soon as we can. 
Thank you so much for all your support during the last year – its been a tricky one, but we rose to the challenge! 
Have a lovely summer break, and we will see you in September! 

NEWS: – if you are yet to book your Summer Holiday Club places, Monday 26th July & Friday 30th July have places still available. All other sessions are now fully booked. 

NEWS: – ABC-XYZ Summer Club – Booking now open!

NEWS: – ABC-XYZ Summer Club
Booking opens at 7am on 7th May 2021. Set your alarm! 🌞
Book early to save disappointment!

NEWS: – ABC-XYZ Summer Club
Booking opens at 7am on 7th May. Book early to save disappointment!

NEWS: – Welcome back !!!
We are delighted to be open again for all children, and cannot wait to see everyone.It has been a very uncertain time for everyone and we understand there may be some anxiety for both children and adults returning to school. Our priority for the children will be to settle them back into the setting and to have a care for their wellbeing and mental health. There will be a big emphasis on friendships and relationships. We will be organising some lovely activities and games for the children to enjoy over the coming weeks including Easter craft and fun games, plus to make the most of the lighter evenings, we will aim to be outside as much as possible.
Please see our latest newsletters for further details on how we are keeping our settings Covid secure.

If you are applying for school places for September 2021 in Reception or Year 3 at BHJS and would like to be added to our waiting list, please let us know your childs name and schools you are interested in. We are happy to add you to both Aboyne Lodge and Alban City if you are not sure which you will be allocated.You will be added to our waiting list in the date order in which we receive your enquiry. 
Places are allocated to siblings as a priority, then in chronological order of all current and new enquiries. Places are then confirmed in April once your school places have been allocated. Please note that we anticipate that we will be full at some sessions and may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, so please enquire ASAP. No payment required until places are confirmed.
Please contact us on if you ave any further questions. We look forward to hearing from you!


Following the recent Government announcement, all schools have been asked to close from Tuesday 5th Jan. except for key worker children and vulnerable children. We will be open for our members who fall within this category and are able to attend school at the following sessions;-
Aboyne Lodge – ABC and XYZ
Alban City – ABC only
BHJS – Closed at all sessions

We will be open again at all settings, as soon as schools are able to re-open to all pupils and look forward to seeing everyone before too long!
Thank you for all your continued support in these challenging and difficult times.

NEWS:  January 2021 – Welcome back to the new term and new year.

ABC-XYZ will be OPEN as ususal at all settings from tomorrow Tuesday 5th January 2021. We have reviewed all our COVID procedures from last term,  and all our staff are prepared and ready to welcome the children. In addition we have issued all staff with a branded face mask to wear when they are around the school, and on the playground so look out for them!

If there are any changes to school openings, we will update our website, Twitter feed and email parents with relevant information. Please note that if school is open, then we will be!  If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!

NEWS:  Welcome to the new half term.  During the upcoming lockdown from November 5th 2020, ABC Breakfast Club & XYZ After School Club will be OPEN and operating our usual hours.   We look forward to providing our excellent, on site, wraparound care to all our families during these challenging times.  All the new procedures and policies we worked so hard to put in place in September, ensure we are Covid secure and have been working really well, and will continue to be implemented. If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!

NEWS:  Breakfast Club availability We have spaces everyday for Breakfast Club next half term at ALBAN CITY and BHJS. Please email us to make bookings. Places also available at BHJS After School Club – now open every afternoon. 

NEWS:  Updated Terms and Conditions Our updated T&Cs with new Covid 19 relevant information has been added to our website on the General Information page. Please contact us if you have any queries.  For details of our changes to procedures please see relevant Newsletters on the Newsletter page. 

NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2020 RE OPENING.  We are delighted to be re opening all our settings from the start of term in September 2020. We are working very closely with our schools to ensure all guidelines issued regarding Covid 19 safety will be adhered to, with children in consistent groups with allocated staff members and resources.So things may a look a little different, but we are confident that the children will still have a great time with us, For further details regarding individual schools, please see our Newsletter section. If you have any further questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us on
We can’t wait to get started again!!

 NEWS: CORONAVIRUS UPDATE. As you will be aware, schools are potentially re-opening with certain year groups from 1st June 2020. Unfortunately, due to the complex logistics the school are expected to adhere to, it will not be possible for ABC-XYZ Childcare to resume its wrap around care service at this time.  As soon as it is possible to manage the requirements, and  most importantly safe for all the children and our staff to return, we will be in touch. We all look forward to when we can welcome  everyone back . We are missing you!

NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2020 ALLOCATION OF PLACES – We are currently full at both Alban City and Aboyne Lodge in St.Albans and operate a wait list for those interested in places. To register your interest in places, please email with your child’s name and sessions/days required. We are happy to add children to both Aboyne Lodge and Alban City waiting list before school allocations have been confirmed. We will only take registration fees and deposits once we have offered a confirmed space, so please do not transfer any monies.

“Children have opportunities to relax after a busy day at school”

“Children are offered a wide range of opportunities to learn and explore”

OFSTED November 2018