Early Birds, 8:00am-8:30am
For children aged 3 and over, Early Birds enables parents to drop their children off from 8:00am. There is no charge for this service. Two year olds who have attended Pre-Nursery for at least one term and are considered to be settled by their Key Person may attend Early Birds by requesting attendance with Mrs Pippa McConnell via email so that the necessary staff: child ratios can be put in place. You do not need to pre-book and children must be registered on arrival with a member of duty staff. Early Birds takes place in several locations, depending on Year Group.
- Early Birds Minis for Pre-Nursery, Nursery & Reception is in the Lower School Hall.
- Early Birds Juniors for Years 1 – 2 is in The Barn.
- Early Bird Juniors for Year 3 is in the Library.
- Early Birds Seniors for Years 4 – 6 is in The Dining Room.
At 8:30am younger children are escorted to their classrooms and older children are allowed to make their own way.
Children arriving on site before 8:30am for other authorised activities (sports clubs, learning support lessons or music lessons) must be signed in with their Class Teacher/Club Leader. Children in Years 4, 5 and 6 may be dropped at the gate by the Head’s office or the rear car park gate and walk unsupervised to their classrooms, providing it is after 8:30am when classrooms are open.
Late Pick Up – Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Reception and Years 1 and 2
Two Year olds should be collected by 4:00 pm from Pre-Nursery.
Children who are 3 years old but remain uncollected by 3:45pm will be taken to the Lower school building to be cared for until Extended Day begin at 4:00pm where charges apply from. Please click here to see the current list of charges.
Homework Club and Late Pick Up – Years 3 to 6
Children in Years 3-6 who remain uncollected by 4:10pm are automatically taken to the Dining Room where they are given a snack. Following a quick break, children are then taken to Homework Club at 4:30pm. At 5:30pm any remaining children are taken to Extended Day where charges will apply from 5:30pm, Please click here to see the current list of charges.
Homework Club locations change termly. The locations for Spring 2020 are as follows:
Year 3 and 4
Monday – 3H Classroom
Tuesday – 4P Classroom
Wednesday – 4S Classroom
Thursday – 3P Classroom
Friday – 4W Classroom
Year 5 and 6
Monday – Mrs Lewis’ Classroom (upstairs in Year 5)
Tuesday – ICT Suite
Wednesday – 4P Classroom
Thursday – 3E Classroom
Friday – 5C Classroom
Extended Day, 4:15pm-6:00pm
Children age 3 and over can go to Extended Day which takes place from the end of the school day or after Homework Club until 6:00pm in the Lower School Hall. Children are given a light tea between 4:30 and 5:00pm and can then access both indoor and outdoor activities. A register of attendance is kept and a charge is made per session and added to your termly invoice. Children must be signed out with a member of staff on collection and any alternative going home arrangements must be put in writing.
Charges are incurred as follows:
- Early Years (from aged 3 in Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception) from 4:15pm
- Year 1-2 from 4:30pm
- Year 3 to Year 6 from 5:30pm
To book Extended Day, please complete an online booking form using the links below or a paper form in the classroom. Regular arrangements can be set up in advance by contacting the School Secretary, Mrs Sarah Horrox. Mrs Horrox can also make last minute/emergency arrangements for you and is available on 01235 858458 or by email.