Breakfast and After school Provision
Little Pippins Breakfast and After school club was formed in Feb 2014 as an expanding provision by Little Pippins Preschool. Our aim is to provide reasonable provision for the children who attend Greenmeadow Primary School, Rodbourne Cheney and Haydon Wick Primary school and Haydonleigh Primary School.
We are open five days a week before and after school to children aged 4-11 years who attend Little Pippins Preschool room,Greenmeadow primary,Rodbourne, Haydonleigh and Haydon Wick during term time only.- Our breakfast club provision is only for Greenmeadow Primary school children.
Our staff work within Little Pippins are work very closely with the school especially children following the EYFS.
Our breakfast clubs runs from 7.45am to 8.45am , where school children are dropped off at school . During Breakfast club we will offer children a breakfast which may include such foods as cereal, toast, fruit, yogurts and other items, as we get to know the children within the club and offer a wide range of activities and toys to play with.
Late drop off: - the latest children will be accepted for Breakfast club to have breakfast is 8.20am. The latest time children can join us is 8.30am- Children that arrive after this time will have to be taken directly to school by the parent, as our staff are required back at the setting due to preschool opening time of 8.40-8.45.
When children arrive at Afterschool club Fruit and Yoghurts will be available to access.
3.15-3.45 Children Arrive from all 4 schools.
3.50-4.10 Outdoor games
4.30 Indoor play, including activity planned and free choice Lego, board games Wii Barbies etc
5.15 Homework time
6pm Home times
In the after school club we will offer the children a snack for example:
· Toast with topping
. Pasta and sauces
. Chicken nuggets potato shapes and peas, sweetcorn or beans
· Beans and bread/butter
· Wraps with filing
· Malt loaf/teacakes
In our after school provision we have a wider ranges of equipment and toys for children aged 4-11 years in including: arts and crafts, TV and DVD, Wii and electronic games, outdoor activities, table football/ construction, cooking activities and many more.
For our Under 8's we have separate activities and use the other end of the room to provide activities for them. They also have access to the outdoor area through the session.
some of the toys we have on offer are: dinosaurs, book corner, Knex, stickle bricks, ball games, board games, farm yard, garage and cars, home corner, logo , Barbies plus much more.
For our Over 8's we have additional activities and resources for the children to access such as: wii games, just dance, arts and crafts, football, ball games, group outdoor board games, DVD’s, movies nights, bracelet making plus much more.
How to Join
Complete a registration form and hand into Manager office or Preschool Provision. The Manager will confirm whether places are available and agree a start date, or if full, whether you wish to remain on the waiting list. Registration forms can be downloaded from the document section and emailed back to us.
Fee's and Timing
Breakfast cub 7.45am-8.45am Greenmeadow school children £4.20
School Children: Greenmeadow Primary, Rodbourne, Haydonleigh and Haydon wick
3.25-4pm £4.20 (£4.70), 3.25-5pm £8.20 (£8.70) 3.25-6pm £12.70 (£13.20)
Friday 1.10-3.25pm £11.20 or £11.70
A 50p additional charge will be given to children collected from all school except Greenmeadow to cover staff costs leaving at 3pm for collections.
If your child attends an after school activity at Greenmeadow, you must inform us when you request the club from the school and again when the school confirm your child’s space. If your child requires to be collected from the school afterwards, you must also inform us of this. If you fail to inform us that you have registered your child down for a club then we will collect them as normal.
If you have more than one child attending Little Pippins Breakfast/Afterschool Club then a 20% discount will apply for the sibling only.
If your child is unwell and either absent from school or has been collected early from school, you MUST let us know either by 2pm.
Fees remain due in the event of your child’s absence, for any reason, as our running costs remain the same.
No refunds will be made in the event of absence due to illness, occasional days off and parental holidays, or closure of your child’s school due to an unforeseen event. It is also your responsibility to inform us of any Teacher Training days at the beginning of the new academic year. Parents/carers are advised to speak to the manager about payment of fees in cases of prolonged absence.
Parents/carers must phone the Preschool manager on 01793 495680 or 07879 623507 to advise of any absences before 2pm on the day of absence for afterschool club, or 7am for breakfast club. Greenmeadow Parents must inform us if a child is at an afterschool club or if it has been cancelled.
We request that members book a minimum of two session per week on a regular basis. NO ADHOC SESSIONS CAN BE BOOKED
Changes to hours or leaving the club
Four term time weeks notice in writing is required to cancel your child’s place at the Little Pippins Clubs or to make changes to your current booking. The only exception to this is that we can accept written notification of changes during the last week of a term that affects the start of the forthcoming term. Notification received at the start of a term will mean that changes take affect after four weeks.
Little Pippins Clubs will be unable to refund payments where a session has been cancelled as a result of exceptional circumstances beyond our control, ie flooding, fire, natural , any failure of gas, electricity or water services.