Gillespie Primary School
Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
T: 020 7226 6840 E: EMAIL US
Gillespie Primary School | Extended School
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Extended School

We offer an extended school day from 8:00am until 6:00pm. We provide a breakfast club at the school and have a partnership agreement with Elizabeth House Playcentre who provide high quality after school provision daily and in the holidays.

Breakfast Club

All Gillespie children are welcome at Breakfast Club via our partnership with Calypso Gymnastics Club. They provide breakfast, including cereals and hot food, every morning for a charge. Food is served 8:00-8:25am then children enjoy supervised play until school starts.

For more information and to sign up click here: 

Lunchtime Clubs

We have a range of lunchtime activities including school choir and school orchestra.

After School Clubs

We have a wide range of After School Clubs that offer numerous activities that allow our children to develop their interests and talents outside of school hours; including:  Football, Basketball, Boxing, Gymnastics, Arts & Crafts, Performing Arts, Music tuition and Science Clubs. Some clubs are run in-house by school staff and some are run by outside providers.

Ready Set Stage (RSS)

RSS are our After School Club provider who run clubs in school from 3:30-4:30pm for a weekly fee. For current club timetable and contact details see

Elizabeth House Playcentre

We also have a partnership with Elizabeth House who offer a safe and secure environment for children to play, pursue arts and crafts activities and generally have fun (from 3:30-6:00pm). Children are either collected from the playground by Elizabeth House staff at 3:30pm; or escorted round to Elizabeth House at 4:30pm if they have an After School Club.

For more information see their website or call 020 7690 1300