Benefits of joining Sherpa Kids

On-site Operations

  • Highly structured programmes that align with International Best Practice
  • Each franchisee will register with OFSTED and adhere to regulatory authorities
  • Set programmes for before school care, after school care and holiday care
  • Work within school grounds – operating on-site provides familiarity for parents and children


  • Upfront investment is a franchisee licence fee from GBP 18,000 plus VAT. This is for exclusive rights to a designated franchise territory which is derived as a cluster of schools to capture 3500 enrolled students
  • Therefore each territory might have varying number of schools
  • Training Fee GBP1,500 (one week broken into two segments 2 days business training, 3 days onsite operational training)
  • Ongoing royalties of 11% of turnover paid monthly
  • Plus a 2% of sales contribution to Group Marketing Fund
  • Term is 5 years plus a renewal term of 5 years

Business Benefits


  • Lower rental rates as typically rent is negotiated and paid direct to the school
  • Relatively Low cost entry
  • A proven business model
  • Potential for a solid return on investment upon scalability of the business and number of enrolments attained.

Training and Support

  • Prior to opening a site all franchisees will receive a week’s intensive training which includes technical operations and business management guidance
  • In addition, on site in your Sherpa Kids school site will include operational support from head office
  • Training, mentoring and coaching will be provided on an-going basis-.
  • Regular on site compliance visits are an are part of the strategy to ensure alignment to policy and procedures and identify training needs
  • Industry leading IT platform provides current operational procedures in the most up to date versions ensuring smooth business operations

Business Operations

  • Business mentoring and training is provided
  • Business planning
  • Operations manuals including: Regulatory compliance, HR, Marketing, Administration, Business Operations, Finance, On-site Policies and Procedures
  • Online platforms for business administration


  • Support by a highly skilled and trained franchise team
  • On-going business support and opportunities to up-skill and build a strong financially sound business
  • Marketing assistance
  • Strong networking base with other business owners