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After School Club

Introduction

Before and after school care at Whitnash Primary School is provided by the school. Our club is called, ‘Treetops’.

​Reminders about the details about session times, charges, and all the fun the children will have at Treetops can be found below. If you have any questions please contact Mrs Donna Ellison, Headteacher at Ellison.d@welearn365.com or contact the main school office on our return to school who will put you in touch with the appropriate staff.

At Whitnash Primary, Treetops is able to offer a friendly 'home from home' environment where children can enjoy themselves and relax after a busy day at school.

   

The club provides out of hours play activities where children are safe and secure and supervised by qualified and experienced staff.

Times and Prices

3.15 pm-4:15pm – £4.50

3:15-5:15pm - £7.50

Parents can book the shorter session, or the longer session. The club runs for a maximum of 2 hours per day.

Collection times are strictly 4:15pm or 5:15pm to ensure these pick-up times can be suitable managed and supervised.

School site also closes at 5:15pm so there is no flexibility for late collections.

 

Tea Provision

The prices quoted about include 2 biscuits and a drink. 

Tea can be booked at an additional cost. There are currently 3 options:

Options                       Cost                       Content

 

No tea                            0                               -

Little Acorn Tea         £1.40           3/4 sandwich and crudité/fruit

Acorn Tea                  £1.75           3/4 sandwich and crudité/fruit with a biscuit/baked                                                                   good

 

The tea provision is outsourced to Educaterers.

We are aware that those of you who have selected a tea provision for your child. We will notify Educaterers of the quantity of meals ordered for each day. Treetops will be invoiced for this service and invoice parents accordingly.

 

 

Organisation

Every day is a “fun day” at Treetops and staff will work hard to ensure a safe and fun after-school provision.

Activities at Treetops are organised in the school Thrive Room setting. The children at the club will have access to a range of pre-planned activities, including:

  • Art and Craft

  • Outside play opportunities

  • Board games

  • Table top or floor toys

  • Book and a cosy reading zone

  • Films and computer based fun learning games

  • Forest School style opportunities

Activities will vary from day-to-day to support children’s enjoyment and interests. The club will respond to national festivals, events and fun topics to add additional interest and purpose.

To ensure that there is a homelier, comfortable feel to the after-school club, children will be asked to bring a pair of slippers each day. These can be left in school for ease. Each child will also need a pair of wellies for outdoor activities. Please could you ensure items are labelled with your child’s name.

Treetops will maintain a good staffing ratio to ensure that the adults are available to play with the children, support them and inspire them and make sure that they are happy and settled.  Provision will be limited to a maximum of 20-22 children at all times. This will ensure a consistent adult ratio of 1 adult per 7-8 children. This high ratio will help ensure your child’s safety and ensure that the club is able to facilitate a wide range of activities.

We like to find out about your child before they join so that we know their likes and dislikes – we even give new children a “Buddy” when they start, a friend that will look after them as well as the staff always being there for them.

We believe that your child will be in a happy, fun, safe and caring environment whilst at Treetops and hope that all children who attend have an enjoyable time.

Treetops After School Provision

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Welcome

We are delighted that your child/children will be joining us after school club.

 

We thought is would be helpful to provide some additional information.