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Early Birds Breakfast

The Breakfast Club is currently based in the school hall and is the ideal place to leave your children in the morning before school.

 

The Club is open from 7.40am to until the start of school Monday to Friday during term time. We are able to take children from the age of 3 up to 11 years.

 

We are flexible to meet your needs:

  • bookings can be on a regular or on an ad hoc basis;
  • children can attend any number of days a week from 7.40am.

 

The cost of the club is £4.00 per session.  We offer a £1.00 reduction for siblings.  Siblings must be in attendance to receive the reduction.

 

The Breakfast Club aims:

  • to support working parents by providing a high quality services which meets the needs of both parents/carers and children;  
  •  to provide a reliable, safe, supportive and welcoming environment where children can play, have fun, relax and be with friends; 
  • to offer the children the opportunity of having a healthy breakfast at the start of the school day.

 

The Breakfast Club will provide:

  • a healthy breakfast with a choice of cereal (porridge or crumpets are offered in the winter) plus a choice of fruit juice, milk or water - please note that we do not offer toast as there is the option for pupils to have toast at break in the main school);
  • activities after breakfast – such as drawing, board games, crafts, play or a quiet area where the children can work if they wish;
  • respect for any dietary, religious or medical requirements;
  • a high standard of care in a secure and supportive environment.  We want children to feel relaxed and happy before starting the school day;
  • opportunities to support learning (by helping with homework and reading);
  • caring and qualified supervisory staff.

 

Staffing

There are two Breakfast Club Assistants, both have an enhanced CRB, are First Aiders and have a certificate in Food Hygiene.

 

Routine

Children should arrive at 7.40am; no responsibility will be taken for children arriving before this time. Entrance to the Breakfast Club via the hall doors leading on to the school car park.   Please ensure that you see your child to the doors as staff and deliveries will be using the car park from 7.30am.

Children will remain in the care of the Breakfast Club staff until their staggered start time.  Pre-school and Key Stage 1 children will be escorted to their classrooms whilst Key Stage 2 children will be allowed to make their own way to their classrooms.

 

Numbers are limited to ensure a safe adult:child ratio, so please ensure that your child’s place is booked in advance.

 

You will also be required to completed a Registration Form and comply with the Club’s Terms & Conditions.

 

We are working in partnership with the Afterschool Club to provide wrap around care before and after school from 7.40am to 5.45pm during the school term.

 

Bookings and payment must be made in advance and via the ParentMail booking system, please also ensure that a registration form is completed.  You will find a copy under the Breakfast Club page or speak to the school office.   If you have any queries regarding clubs please contact Mrs McPheat via the following email: lmcpheat@upshire.essex.sch.uk.

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