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Ashbrook After School Club

Welcome to Ashbrook After School Club

 

(Registration and booking forms can be found at the bottom of this page and are available in the school foyer and school office)

 

BREAKFAST CLUB/AFTER SCHOOL CLUB/HOLIDAY PLAY SCHEME

We are keen to support working parents and offer children a variety of fun activities at our OFSTED registered Breakfast Club, After School Club and Holiday Play Scheme.

BREAKFAST CLUB
Breakfast Club is open from 7.45am until 8.45am.  Children are offered breakfast on arrival, which is a choice of cereals, toast and fruit juices or milk. They are then able to read, draw, colour, play board games, chat to friends until the start of school when they are escorted to their classroom or taken to Holmwood School by “walking bus”.
 
AFTER SCHOOL CLUB
Children attending the After School Club are given a healthy snack, which is freshly prepared by the After School Club team.  We  are sensitive to each child's needs and cater for cultural/dietary requirements.

After snack children are taken outside (weather permitting) and the play workers guide and support them in their play. Play continues inside, in ‘The Club House’, where a variety of games, cars, dolls and home corner are provided.  We also have a weekly 'theme' for art and craft activities. There is a quiet area available during all sessions for those children who wish to read or rest. Our play workers are constantly undertaking training in order to provide the best service for your children and maintain the high standards parents have come to expect from Ashbrook. All staff are appropriately CRB checked and we always have a first-aid trained member of staff on duty.
 
A ‘walking bus’ service is operated from Ashbrook School to collect children from Holmwood School at 3.10pm.                          


We offer half sessions:

- 3.00 – 4.30pm (or 4.00 – 6.15pm for Ashbrook children attending activity clubs at Ashbrook School)

and full sessions:

- 3.00 - 6.15pm.

 

  • 3.00pm – all children to go to ‘The Club House’ for snack and then indoor activities or outside for games etc until you collect them.
  • Door entry is via the main pedestrian gate using the buzzer system.  You will then be able to collect your child, given any messages  and asked to sign your child.
  • If, in an emergency, you need to appoint someone to collect your child, other than those named on your registration form, you must telephone us first and give us a password, which they must use or we will not permit your child to leave the premises.
  • If your child has medication in school, ie: inhalers, Epipens etc, please arrange for the After School Club to have one for our medical box for emergency use.  You will also need to complete a medicine permission form.


HOLIDAY PLAY SCHEME
Our Holiday Play Scheme is always popular and we aim to offer a range of fun activities to keep your children busy and entertained during the holidays.

As this facility is always popular, please book early to avoid disappointment.  Our Holiday Play Scheme is open to older and younger school age siblings up to the age of 12. Activities are tailored to the age groups booked into the play scheme.

Breakfast will be available to all children arriving between 8.00-8.45am. You will need to supply your child with a packed lunch, although healthy snacks and drinks will be provided.

BOOKING PROCEDURE
Please ensure you complete a registration form for your child and keep us informed of any changes to your contact details.  This will enable us to contact you immediately in case of emergency.

At the start of each half term, parents will need to have completed a booking form, detailing all sessions required for that period.  This will help us to plan staffing, refreshments and activities in advance.  All forms are available from the After School Club and the school office.

If you are unable to book in advance, due to shift patterns etc and you require your child to attend on an ad-hoc basis, we will need to know which sessions you require on the Monday of each week and receive payment that day.


FEES
Breakfast Club session                                                  £4.00

After School Club half session (3.00-4.30pm)                £5.25
After School Club half session (4.00-6.15pm)                £6.25
After School Club full session (3.00-6.15pm)                 £9.25
 
Holiday Play Scheme 5 hours                                       £14.50
Holiday Play Scheme full day (8.00-6.00pm)                £22.00
Holiday Play Scheme school day (9.00-3.00pm)          £18.00

Please note that children must be collected by 6.15pm at the latest for After School Club and 6.00pm at the latest for Holiday Play Scheme.  Parents will be charged £1.00 per minute for late collection.
 
Payment must be made in advance.  Cheques should be made payable to Ashbrook After School Club.  We will require at least one week’s payment to secure your child’s place.  Failure to do so may result in the place being withdrawn.

We will also require a £30.00 non-refundable registration fee per family.  This is a one-off payment for the Breakfast and After School Club only.

CANCELLATION POLICY
If you need to change any arrangements because of medical appointments, holidays or for other reasons, please complete a cancellation form in order that we can amend our register.

We need a minimum of one week’s notice for cancellations, as we will have already organised staffing and refreshments in advance.  If your child does not attend a pre-booked session, this absence will be charged for as we have to cover staffing and other costs.  Unfortunately, we are unable to ‘swap’ pre-booked sessions without the required notice.
 
BEHAVIOUR POLICY
Please be aware that we operate a behaviour policy for children attending the After School/Breakfast Club and Holiday Play Scheme.  This includes a zero tolerance approach to poor behaviour.  We record such incidents and repeated incidents will result in children being asked to leave the Club.  Any deliberate damage to toys or equipment will be charged to the child’s parent/guardian as appropriate.
 
HOLIDAY PLAY SCHEME OPENING DATES 2016-2017

Tuesday 30 May – Friday 2 June 2017

Monday 24 July – 28 July 2017

Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August 2017

Monday 7 August – Friday 11 August 2017

Monday 14 August – Friday 18 August 2017

Monday 23 October – Friday 27 October 2017

Monday 30 October 2017

Tuesday 2 January 2018

Monday 12 – Friday 16 February 2018

Monday 26 March – Thursday 29 March 2018

Tuesday 3 April – Friday 6 April 2018

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018

Monday 4 June 2018

Monday 23 July – Friday 27 July 2018

Monday 30 July – Friday 3 August 2018

Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August 2018

Monday 13 August – Friday 17 August 2018


 
Please note the Holiday Play Scheme will be closed on:

Monday 21 August – Friday 25 August 2017

Monday 28 August – Friday 1 September 2017

Monday 18 December – Friday 22 December 2017

Monday 25 December – Friday 29 December 2017

Monday 1 January 2018

Friday 30 March 2018 (Good Friday)

Monday 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday)

Monday 28 May 2018 (Bank Holiday)

Monday 20 August 2018 – Friday 24 August 2018

Monday 27 August 2018 – Friday 31 August 2018


If you require any further information please contact:

  • School Office (8.00am – 3.00pm)           -     01908 561366
  • After School Club (3.00pm – 6.00pm)    -     01908 567359
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