Rising Stars Orr Street provides care to a maximum of 48 children at any one time. The age range of the children is from 4 years old attending primary school to 16 years of age.
The service charges for 50 weeks per year Monday to Friday from 15.00 to 18.00 hours term time and 08.00 to 18.00 hours during school holidays. Primary 1 children are accommodated from August to September from 12 noon to 18.00 hours. An escort service from local primary school is available. Children are collected from Sacred Heart, St. Anne's, St Denis, Quarrybrae, St. Michael’s and Golfhill Primary Schools.
The service operates from a single storey building situated in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow with a secure entry system. There are two large rooms and an outdoor area. Parking is available off street for dropping off and picking up children
It is our hope that your child/children’s time at Rising Stars Orr Street is both enjoyable and that they have an opportunity to experience new learning experiences. We look forward to working alongside them to develop their skills and support their interests as far as possible through a broad and balanced programme of activities.
We endeavour to offer your child/children commitment, learning opportunities and experiences that are based on learning through play and are responsive to your children’s interests.
• Provide a wide variety of opportunities for the children.
• Treat each child as an individual.
• Boost confidence and self esteem.
• Provide challenges for the children.
• Promote independence through freedom of choice.
• Encourage positive attitudes.
• Be responsive to the needs of our service users.
• Work in partnership with parents/carers.
The project has an experienced staff team with each staff member holding recognised childcare qualifications and varied experience in childcare. In addition all staff members have to complete an PVG Check and register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
Children are admitted to Rising Stars Orr Street on a “first come, first served basis”. A waiting list is in operation and places will be allocated from this.
The Care Inspectorate inspects Rising Stars Orr Street on a regular basis. our reports are displayed on our Parents' Notice Board at all times. All visitors are welcome to read through our Reports. Our relationship with our Care Inspectorate Officer is excellent and we enjoy a healthy, supportive working relationship.