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EDM (Early Day Motion) 83: tabled on 28 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Hyndland After School Club in Glasgow, affectionately known as the Afty, on celebrating its 25th anniversary; understands that the club was established in 1992, initially offering 24 after school places for children at Hyndland Primary School, and has grown dramatically ever since; recognises that the club now has 106 registered places at Hyndland Primary School as well as running successful clubs at Thornwood Primary School and Notre Dame Primary School; commends the Afty on providing a range of services, including an after school club, breakfast club, holiday club and 12-to-3 club and offering a safe and stimulating environment for children to enjoy a range of activities, including arts and crafts, baking, music, drama, sports, toys and games, drawing and painting, outdoor play and much more; appreciates that the Afty opens up to all schools during the holidays and takes children on trips to country parks, visitor centres, beaches, animal parks, museums, art galleries and more; notes that the Afty became a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and a registered charity in November 2001; welcomes the recent award of a Gold Star for excellence to the Afty in the Scottish Out of School Network's Achieving Quality Scotland scheme; thanks everyone involved with the club for their hard work and wishes them every success for the future; and is sure that the Atfy will enjoy another busy 25 years and more beyond.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.