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Extended Day

Extended Day

Breakfast and Afterschool Clubs Autumn Term 2020
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently unable to run breakfast and afterschool clubs. Instead, we are opening the school gates at 8.30am to support parents requiring an early drop-off. Pupils then go into their bubbles straightaway to being early morning tasks and activities (such as circle time, journal writing, handwriting, times table practice etc.). We will be returning to normal clubs as soon as our risk assessment deems it safe and secure to do so.  


Breakfast club

Our Breakfast club is a fantastic way to start the day! Children can choose from a range of healthy cereals with semi-skimmed milk, followed by a round or two of toast with assorted toppings. Juices, milk and fruit are also available. Occasionally, we like to try new foods such as croissants, pancakes, crumpets.


After breakfast, there is an opportunity to play or complete homework, before we head off to classes at 8.50am.


We offer 2 options of drop-off timings:
Option 1 - Drop-off from 8am- £3.50 (or £3 for siblings) per day
Option 2 - Drop-off from 8:30am- £1.50 per day


Afterschool club

The wide of activities is intended to provide the broadest learning experiences and opportunities for the children. Additionally, we recognise picking up at 4:30pm can be tricky if parents/carers are working; as such we are extending the clubs to 5:00pm to support you. However, we please ask that you are prompt in collecting your child(ren). Clubs include:

Storybox club
Using boxes (such as shoe boxes) children create a story in a box using crafts and materials. The club aims to encourage children to discuss key elements such as character and plot. Stories are then told through drama, photography or writing. 


Science club
Pupils will perform science experiments such as ‘popping rockets’, ‘erupting lava’ and make a variety of sticky putty…smile! 


Cooking club
Based on healthy eating, food hygiene and the safe handling of cooking equipment, our cooking club offers the chance to create a variety of food items and snacks. 


Photography club
Budding photographers can get out and about around school capturing what they see. We then plan on holding an exhibition of the pupils’ snaps. 


Craft club
In addition to painting and model making, children will create mini masterpieces using a variety of materials and resources. 

Den building club 
As part of our Forest Schools programme, pupils will undertake a variety of ‘wilderness’ style activities such as den building, camp fire building, searching for minibeasts and using the mud kitchen. 


The school also hold ‘Movie Nights’, details to follow.


The cost is £4.00 per session, or £3.50 for siblings and all sessions are to be paid termly in advance. We will not be able to offer your child a place unless the payment has been made in full, prior to the start of term. Ad hoc drop in sessions are available for £4.50 but must be paid for on the day.

Your child is expected to continue with the school’s rules on behaviour during their time at the club; any breach to the school rules will not be tolerated and could result in your child not being able to attend the club.