The Scottish Out of School Care Network (SOSCN) is the
national infrastructure umbrella organisation providing support, mentoring, training,
information and resources to all childcare services in Scotland, which provide
childcare, play and learning opportunities for school-age children.
OSC in Scotland
The out of school care sector is the largest provider of play opportunities for school-aged children.
There are 981 OSC services in Scotland, for 738 this is their main service.
There are 648 breakfast clubs and 440 holiday services.
This provides a total of 55,250 registered childcare places.
In this guest blog, Alison Hay from the CHANGE PROJECT in Glasgow shares with us how TICTACS After School Care (Shettleston) are undertaking a test of change which is looking at developing a low-cost quality food template.