Learning through fun and play


We are an independent run Playscheme based at Highweek Community Primary School in Newton Abbot. We accept children from all schools 4 years and above.

We are open Monday - Friday 8.15am - 6pm except for bank holidays and Christmas.

Our Ofsted inspection was carried out in February 2017 with an outcome of GOOD.

Our charges are £10.00 for half day (5hrs), £15.00 for a full day and £25.00 for an outing. Due to Covid 19 there will be no outings until further notice. 

All staff are qualified to a minimum of level 2, DBS checked, first aid trained, 2 members of staff  have playing with the elements level 3 and the manager has a CCLD level 4.

We also supply the children with an healthy snack in the afternoon

We as a childcare provider will support parents/carers to help children meet the learning and development requirements in some areas of the EYFS Framework. If you require any further information please contact Carole Rogers on 07968891535 or alternatively e mail


If you are working or training and have children there may be times when you need to pay for childcare. there are several different places where you can get help to pay for your childcare, depending on your circumstances - such as working tax credits, childcare voucher schemes, or grants to help parents in further/higher education and

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Where we are

Merlin Playscheme   (Fun 4 Kids)

c/o Highweek Primary School,

Coronation Road,

Newton Abbot,


TQ12 1TX 

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