Come and play!
Reindeer Playgroup is a registered charity (SC037488), a member of Early Years Scotland and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, and receives support from the Early Years Strategic Development Officer at the City of Edinburgh Council. We are regulated by the Care Inspectorate - you can read our latest inspection report here
Fees are £11.50 per session, payable in advance of each term (Reindeer Playgroup has 5 terms per academic year).
The day-to-day service is run by a play leader and two play workers, who are supported by a management committee of parents/carers and representatives of Holy Cross Church.
Reindeer parents/carers all commit to supporting the Playgroup in ways that match their skills. Parents/carers are welcome to come along to committee meetings and are invited to the Playgroup’s Annual General Meeting which is usually held each September.
Kathryn will be joining Reindeer Playgroup in August 2020.
“I have worked with young children in a variety of settings since I was 16. My education reflects my interest in child development and in 2007 I qualified as a Social Worker. I continue to expand my learning in order that I can support children to explore their world through play and natural curiosity.”
Debbie joined the Reindeer Playgroup staff team in February 2020.
"Hello I'm Debbie. After many years of staying at home with my own children, Reindeers has given a perfect opportunity to work with young children. To share their enthusiasm and curiosity of all things, something that I’ve always loved. I am currently working towards my childcare qualification, SVQ3 alongside my hours at Reindeers."
Shona has been part of the Reindeer Playgroup staff team since September 2015. She is a qualified Nursery Nurse and enjoys doing arts and crafts with the children.