MASH Merivale

We offer before/after school and holiday care based out of the Elmwood Bowling Club

Operating as usual

Photos from MASH Merivale's post 28/12/2022

Photos from MASH Merivale's post


October holidays are around the corner and MASH Merivale (located at St Patricks Catholic School) is all set to offer a fun and exciting holiday programme.

Bookings are now open. Please click on the following link to complete your bookings!


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The MASH St Albans December Holiday Programme is just around the corner! Get your children in on the fun!


The MASH Merivale and MASH St Albans October Holiday Programme is right around the corner!


MASH Merivale's cover photo


MASH Merivale

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Our Story

MASH was founded in 2012 by Craig Fortune, a registered teacher with 10 years experience in the classroom and four young children (now 5!). The skills that he brings ensure that the programmes planned for your children are appropriate for their age, ability and of course are fun and exciting.

Here at MASH, our aim every day, is to provide your children with a fun, stimulating, exciting and safe environment where they are not only well supervised, but are also given the opportunity to enhance their academic, artistic and physical skills.

During Term Time, our After School Programmes have semi-structure to their afternoon. Children arrive just after 3pm, and then have afternoon tea – a time for coming together and eating and interacting politely and respectfully. Then we offer homework assistance. For those kids who don’t have homework, there is actively supervised ‘free play’ time. Around 4pm, we gather together and staff introduce the planned activity, which usually runs until around 5pm.

Our Holiday Programme's are a time to recognise that kids need a break away from the structure of school, and a great time for them to be exposed to new and exciting experiences. So that's what we do!




83 Heaton Street, Strowan

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 8:30am
3pm - 6pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 8:30am
3pm - 6pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 8:30am
3pm - 6pm
Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am
3pm - 6pm
Friday 7:30am - 8:30am
3pm - 6pm
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