This can be a great opportunity for your child to get involved in leisure activities with their friends in familiar surroundings. It is a good idea to speak to your child's teachers before enrolling them in a new activity, to make sure that they will get enough support and be able to participate fully.
Her teachers asked me what they could do to make the after-school clubs accessible for my daughter.
As a parent you may also want to find out about extended schools in your area, or Community Focused Schools in Wales. An extended school is a school that provides a range of out-of-hours services and facilities, in addition to the services all schools provide. These might take place before or after school, at the weekend or in the school holidays.