Childcare Services (Treforest Campus)

The Playcentre & Holiday Playcare Scheme

The Playcentre

Located on the Treforest campus in a quiet area away from the hustle and bustle, the purpose-built nursery has been designed with comfort and safety in mind. It offers full-time and part-time day care for children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years.

The following linked sites provide information regarding:
The Snuggly Bugs Room
The Busy Bees Room
The Little Explorers Room
The Pre-School Room

All children including those attending the Holiday Playcare Scheme participate in “Forest Fun”

Prices include all meals (breakfast, lunch and a light tea). Menus are displayed daily in the Playcentre foyer. Please click the link to view the Menus
The Playcentre is a fun, friendly, safe and educational environment at which the children of staff and students can spend their day while their parents/guardians are hard at work. A limited number of places are also available to parents/guardians in the community/region.

The Playcentre is registered with the Care & Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW).

Opening Times

Monday – Thursday 7.45am – 6.00pm
Friday 7.45am – 5.30pm

Further information is available regarding Payment of Fees
Parents Handbook
Positive Play Booklet
To apply for a space at the Playcentre please complete the application form (or in Microsoft Word format here).

Holiday Playcare Scheme

The Holiday Playcare Scheme is held at the Playcentre and provides quality full-time and part-time holiday care for children aged 3 – 12 years with a fun filled itinerary.

Opening Times

Monday – Thursday 8.00a.m. – 5.15p.m.
Friday 8.00a.m. – 4.45p.m.

Fully experienced staff, who are qualified as Playcare Workers and/or Nursery Nurses offer supervision and support in a positive play environment. Organised activities are linked to children’s learning. Activities are based on themes that have been planned to ensure plenty of variety for a range of age groups and personalities. Spaces are limited and advance booking is essential. For further details please see The Holiday Playscheme Handbook

Alternatively contact Childcare Services (Treforest) direct:

Karen Parker
Childcare Services Manager
University of South Wales
Treforest Campus
CF37 1DL
01443 482089

For information regarding Childcare Services at Newport please contact:
Samantha Davies
Student Money Team
University of South Wales
Caerleon Campus
NP18 3QT
01633 432065