We know that many of you have been wondering about Mahdlo’s Summer Holiday Zone, and we’re now ready to tell you all about them! We want to say a huge thank you for everyone’s patience while we’ve been planning and adapting to make sure everyone who attends Holiday Zone can stay as safe and healthy as possible.
Mahdlo’s Holiday Zone will be very different this year due to government guidance around Covid-19.
Strict capacity management, social distancing and hygiene measures will be in place that are in-line with guidance from the government, Public Health England, and the NHS. This includes 2m social distancing rules, and new cleaning procedures across the building.
Young people who book onto Holiday Zone will be placed in bubbles and kept in consistent groups of no more than 15. We are now accepting bookings of individual days and weeks. Breakfast and lunch are also still included in the booking price.
Booking for Holiday Zone places will open from Monday 13th July 9am. To book please click here, or call 0161 624 0111 – we will arrange payment with you.
We will of course do our very best to as flexible as possible and weekly payment plans will be considered if needed on a case by case basis.
If you have any questions or concerns you would like to discuss, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the centre from Monday 9am on 0161 624 0111
SESSIONS & PRICES
PLEASE NOTE: THESE ARE THE SESSION TIMES BELOW:
There are 3 groups with staggered start times
- Group 1 – 08:30 -15:30
- Group 2 – 08:45 – 15:45
- Group 3 – 09:00 – 16:00 (only available until 7th August)
Where possible please book the same group for each day your child will attend. This allows us to make sure we maintain social bubbles.
Book online via the secure link above.
Alternatively book in person at Reception: Mahdlo, Egerton Street, Oldham, OL1 3SE. You can call the team on 0161 624 0111 to check availability.
Advanced booking and pre-payment is essential for holiday zone.
Mahdlo Holiday Zone runs during the school holidays, Monday – Friday and is open to Mahdlo members aged 8-14 years, who have paid their £5 membership fee in full. Membership forms can be completed at Reception or online here. If you would like to enquire about your membership status, please contact reception on 0161 624 0111.
Refunds: We do not offer refunds. If we are given more than 24 hours notice then an alternative session will be offered. If this cannot be offered in the same holiday period then it may be extended to the next holiday period.
HOW WILL YOUR CHILD BE SUPERVISED?
Your child will be looked after by our team of qualified and trained, DBS checked, Youth Workers, Activity Workers and Volunteers. To ensure the health and safety of your child whilst at Holiday Zone, advance booking is required. This ensures that we have the right amount of staff and work on ratios of 1:10. Please note that all children attending Mahdlo are expected to adhere to our members Code of Conduct – if a child behaves in a way that goes against the code of conduct, parent/carer will be notified and asked to collect them.
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CHILD HAS A KNOWN FOOD ALLERGY OR SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?
All meals, unless otherwise stated, are Halal, and there will always be a vegetarian option available. Please let us know at least 48 hours prior to the session that your child is due to attend, if they have any known food allergies or special dietary requirements, and we will do our utmost to accommodate these. In the event that we cannot accommodate these, please provide your child with a packed lunch. Please note that we cannot guarantee that our catering environments are completely free from nuts.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR CHILD DOESN’T LIKE THE FOOD CHOICES?
If your child doesn’t like the food options, please provide them with a packed lunch as alternative food choices are unavailable. Unfortunately we are unable to provide any discount to our rates for this.
WILL YOUR CHILD NEED ANY ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR FOOD AND DRINK?
We will provide water during the day for your child, and for bookings which include meal options, juice will be provided at meal times. Our tuck shop is open at various intervals during Holiday Zone, where we have drinks and snacks for sale.