Groups St Andrews 2013 in St Andrews

Childcare at Groups St Andrews

Childcare Options:

Children 6 months to 5 years:
Rainbow nursery has some places available from Monday 5th to Friday 9th, from 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm or 9am-5pm.

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Places are around 20 pounds a half day or 40 pounds a day. Please contact them as early as possible on 01334 470642 to finalise prices and book a place, as they may fill up. The nursery is around 15-20 minutes walk from the conference venue.

Children aged 4.5 years to 12 years:
The Cosmos centre runs activities from Monday to Friday, from 8am to 6pm daily. Children can be be booked in for half days (8am-1pm or 1pm-6pm) or the full day. The cost is 10 for a half-day and 20 for a full day. A morning and an afternoon snack are provided, but children attending for the whole day should bring a packed lunch. Advance booking and registration is essential. Please contact Diane Sangster on "cosmos.centre at". The Cosmos centre is around 25 minutes walk from the conference venue.

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Children of pre- and primary school ages:
The University Sports Centre runs the "Junior Saints Summer Camps". There are a wide variety of activities on offer for preschool and primary school aged children. Click on the following link for the full programme & online booking -,217301,en.php. Note that spaces on these courses are filling up fast.

Childcare Grants:

For UK-based mathematicians, the London Mathematical Society offers Childcare Grants of up to 200 to enable parents to attend conferences. See for more details.