Alan is the owner of Kids Club.
For any children who like cricket, Alan is very good at bowling and will be keen to join in a game.
Alan has a background of not only working with children, but also youth work too. Alan will often joke about how some of the parents who bring in their children used to come here when they were kids. 'It's always nice to see a familiar face'
Alan has three children of his own who came quiet frequently to Kids' Club, but now the oldest has moved to secondary school.
Natalie is the Manager of Kids club and has been here since January 2013. She holds a certificate of higher education In Primary education and an advanced level apprenticship in Childrens care, learning and development.
Natalie enjoy's getting to know all of the children and their families and often floats between all of the groups.
Natalie is also the Manager of Mucky Pups our Pre-School which is attached.
Joe is the Deputy Manager of Kids Club and has worked at the club since 2008. He is a qualified teacher and has a very strong love of drawing, so any children who enjoy creating pictures and using your imagination, ask Joe for any tips.
Joe also plays lots of football and loves a game of table tennis.
Joe is the playleader for Big group which includes the year groups 4-6.
'I've been working at Kids Club for a while now and I am the playleader for Big Group. I love to join in and chat with the kids. I also work at the Pre-school in the mornings with Natalie'
Clare is our Little Group Leader and also works in Mucky Pups in a morning, providing an excellent link between nursery and eventually reception which helps with settling children in for their kids club sessions. Clare works closely with Dallas Road School to continue the themes and topics they are working on. Clare always has lots of good ideas and plans according to School and Childrens' interests.
Alison has been working with us for a while now, but started at Moorside Kids Club, so she already knew lots of the children from working with us over the holidays. She then came to Dallas Road to help out on our busy days, then eventually stayed to replace another member of staff. Alison is the playleader for Middle Group, she is also a trained dance teacher who also does a weekly session for Mucky Pups with Diddi Dance. She always has lots of engaging ideas and provides a fantastic session.
Ryan joined us in April 2014, but has been working in the building with Lancashire Boys and Girls club so knows his way around. He also knows some of the older children in Big Group as they can go to youth club on a Thursday. Ryan works with the group that needs him. He is our luxury staff, our regular Nanny McPhee. Ryan loves to sing and dance and will often lead a musical session in the hall.