Our History

Tinto After School Care (Glasgow) – where warmth, friendliness, learning, play and child development comes together.

In October 1993, Irene started Tinto After School Care (Glasgow), it had two members of staff and 8 children.

Now, 27 years later, Irene is still at the helm and Tinto After School Care (Glasgow) has grown, developed and expanded, there are now four members of staff and 64 children using the service.

Our staff are all PVG checked and SSSC Registered, they all have the relevant qualifications and are all fully trained.

They have a vast wealth of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

We are a well-known and well-established part of the community.

It has been used by many families over the years and has even looked after generations of the same families.

Tinto After School Care (Glasgow) is a warm, friendly place, where children can learn, play, grow and develop.

Staff Training

Our staff have mandatory training for:

  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Infection Control

They also have a continuous training program and have recently been on courses for:

  • Adverse Childhood
  • Experiences ACES
  • Assisting Children Through
  • Loss
  • Leadership
  • Play Therapy
  • Playworkers Toolkit
  • Therapeutic Training

In relation to the children, our staff are trained in such areas as:

  • Child Protection
  • Curriculum For Excellence
  • Getting It Right For Every
  • Child (GIRFEC)
  • SSSC Codes Of Practice
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

So, what helps to make us one of Glasgow’s longest, most respected and established childcare clubs?


Over 27 years of childcare experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.


We are a trusted, respected and well-established part of the local child and parent community that we serve.


Our services continue to be utilised by many generations of the same family.

Professional Care

We listen to children and put them at the heart of everything that we do.

Skilled Staff

Our dedicated team are fully PVG checked and SSSC registered to provide the highest level of care and safety for the children at our club.

We are very much a child and parent/carer focused club who take time to listen and to understand what children and parents/carers need from our services.

You can read testimonials from parents of our after school care club here.