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Our School Day (including Before & After School Care)

‘Together we learn, believe and achieve’

Wrap-Around Care: Early Morning Club 8-8.45am

Early Morning Club provides childcare for working parents and runs each day from 8am until the start of the school day. Children take part in a range of activities, however it is important to note that this is not a 'breakfast club' and children need have have had breakfast prior to attending. The cost of each session is £3.75 per child.

To book places for either Early Morning Club or Activ8, please contact  Mrs Richardson via reception@chevening.kent.sch.uk or 01732 452895

Start of School day arrangements: 2020

 

To give the children more responsibility and time for organising their belongings, streamline entry to the two buildings and also to ease pressure at the start of day, we operate a 'soft start' every day. All of which benefit the children as they ready themselves for a full day of learning.

 

At 8.35am the playground gates are opened by staff, who are there to welcome all children as they arrive with their families, following the one-way system. Having walked up the school drive and onto the playground, parents can drop off their children at the blue barriers and give any messages for class teachers to the staff on duty. This means that between 8.35 and 8.55am, the children have direct access to their classrooms – no need to queue on the playground for entry!

 

The playground gates close at 8.55am. Entry after 8.55am needs to be via the school office, so that the registers can be completed.

 

Parents/Carers  take their children to the top playground each morning and say goodbye as the children individually enter their building. In order to keep the system effective, only children will be allowed to enter the buildings at the start of the day. Our end of day routines are for parents to collect their child from class stations spread around the playground – so there is still time and safe space to find lost property and then exit via the steps to Chevening Road.

 

We found that these new arrangements help to support the children in developing their self-organisation skills and independence, as well as keeping arrival as COVID-secure as possible. Thank you for your cooperation and support. 

8.00 am Early Morning Club opens - Entrance via School Office Porch
8.30 am Lexia Club - By invitation only - Entrance TBC
8.35 am Playground Gates and Classroom doors are opened, so children can enter.
8.55 am Playground gates & classroom doors close.
Children arriving after this time enter via School Office.
9.05 am Lessons start
10.30 am Act of Worship - in class
10.40 am Break time - separate times for Bubbles
10.55 am Lessons recommence
12.15 pm KS1 Lunchtime starts - in class T1
12.30pm KS2 Lunchtime starts - in class T1
1.30pm Afternoon lessons start
3.15 pm

End of the school day / Activ8 (After school club) - in School Hall

5.30 pm Activ8 closes - pick up via School Office Porch

Please note the changes in times of arrival/entry are part of our COVID-19 adaptations. Further changes may be needed in Autumn 2020, depending on national and local Government Guidance.

Wrap-Around Care: Activ8

Activ8 is our after school child care provision which runs Monday - Thursday in term time from 3.15pm - 5.30pm.

 

Children take part in a range of activities including outdoor and indoor play, construction, arts and crafts, computing, games, and many more. A light healthy snack is provided during the session each day. The cost of each session is £11.50 per child.

 

Activ8 is very popular and there is a waiting list for spaces. 

 

To book places for either Early Morning Club or Activ8, please contact  Mrs Richardson via reception@chevening.kent.sch.uk or 01732 452895

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