We have a wonderful team of part time Play Workers including: Andrea, Carla, Andreas, Christian, Becky, Miriam, Rukshi and Shabana, Shirin, Paris, Sahar. The vast majority of our team members live in the neighbourhood that we serve and all share a real passion for children’s work and community development.

BDCA’s Children & Families Project Coordinators Sarah and Stacey help to oversee the management of our After School club service. They both hold CACHE Level 4 qualifications in Childcare Management and can be contacted at

After several years working in a variety of roles at BDCA, Andrea Teixeira was promoted to our After School Club Assistant Manager in 2018. You can contact Andrea directly at

BDCA takes safeguarding very seriously and we want to do everything in our power to protect the wellbeing of the people who access our services.  Our charity’s designated Safeguarding Officer is Angie Allgood. Angie has worked for BDCA since 2008 and is a qualified Social Worker with extensive experience in child protection. If you are at all concerned about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult who attends a BDCA project please contact:

Angie Allgood

Angie Allgood

Andrea Teixeira

Andrea Teixeira

Stacey Cordery and Sarah Laing

Stacey Cordery & Sarah Laing

Looking for voluntary work experience?


If you are looking for a rewarding volunteering role to boost your employability and develop your practical childcare skills, we may be able to offer you a volunteer placement at our after school club. If you are interested in applying, please read the volunteer role description then complete a volunteer application form and return it to Stacey. Please be aware that all volunteers are required to complete a DBS check and provide references before starting.

“Staff recognise the importance of engaging parents, and we feel that our input is valued… we can confidently say there is positive practice and provision combined with genuine warmth and enthusiasm from staff” - parent

“I pay for my son to go once a week as a treat as he loves it there so much!” - parent