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Aboyne Lodge Breakfast and After School Club - Orchards

Orchards provides wrap-a-around care for children in Reception through to Year 6 at Aboyne Lodge. We run a free play model providing opportunities for children to be creative, play games and spend time outside.

Breakfast Club - 7:45am to 8:45am (Daily)

After School Club - 3:10pm to 5pm & 6pm (Monday to Thursday) 3:10pm to 5pm (Fridays)


Breakfast Menu (served until 8:15am)

  • choice of cereals,

  • toast or bagel with choice of jam, honey or Marmite

  • fresh and dried fruits,

  • fruit juices and milk.

After School Menu

  • a sandwich of wholemeal bread, pitta, bagels or wraps with a choice of fillings- ham, cheese, chicken, houmous.

  • Vegetable crudites - Carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes

  • Fruit juice  and water available throughout the session

  • Fresh seasonal fruit

  • Choice of small yoghurt, cake or biscuit

Please inform the Orchard staff of any allergies you child has. We operate a Nut Free Zone.


Children have free choice of any of the available activities. All activities are supervised and include:

  • A range of adult-led activities

  • Indoor and outdoor games, weather permitting.

  • Drawing and reading

  • Puzzles and board games

  • Construction toys




Bookings are made via the School Gateway where you will be able to book and pay in advance. Our aim is to ensure that there are enough spaces to meet demand. If sessions are full, or if you are unable to book onto a session, please contact Sharon Jackson, for help you with your booking, using the Orchards email address


Session times

Breakfast club is open from 7:45am. Staff will walk your child to their class at 8:45am.

After School club is from 3:10pm and has two session options: 5pm or 6pm.  Orchards finishes at 5pm on Fridays.



Breakfast club  £7 per session

After School club £13 per session up to 5pm; £17 per session up to 6pm


Additional/ Ad-Hoc Bookings 

If you require any additional or ad-hoc sessions, you can check availability and book online up to midday the day before. All bookings should be made at least 24 hours prior to attendance.


School Gateway

If you are not already registered with School Gateway,  please go to ; you must enter the email address and mobile number as entered on your Admission form and press the ‘Send PIN’ button. You will then be sent a new PIN number by text.  Or, download the School Gateway app from the app store or google play.


Payment will be required at time of booking. If you wish to pay using childcare vouchers, please contact  Orchards prior to booking to have these credited to your account.


Orchards does have a waiting list. Please email to register your interest, stating which days and sessions you require. If registering for child due to start Reception in September please also state this.



Please ensure that your child arrives at Breakfast Club by 8.15am if they require food.

If for any reason your child is not going to attend a session, please email  or contact the school office on 01727 849700


Pick-up and Late Collection

If you are delayed or need to contact Orchards, during the club sessions the phone number is 07340 570887

T's & C's

Please click here for full term's and condition's for Orchards. 


Senior Manager
Sharon Jackson 


Gema Landrove


Pari Najafi-Ziyazi

Shasha Gao

Isis Stockley

Caroline Dowling

Prices and Bookings

Bookings are made via School Gateway Clubs.

Breakfast club: £7

After School Club: £13 (5pm pick-up) £17 (6pm pick-up)

For more information please contact the School Office on 

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