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Breakfast Club Policy

Breakfast Club Policy

Breakfast Club Policy Agreed by the Full Governing Body: 22nd April 2020

Laindon Park Primary School & Nursery breakfast club is open to all children who attend the primary school.

Aims

• To provide care for children within the school community that meets the needs of parents/carers.

• To provide a happy, welcoming, safe and secure place where all children are valued.

• To provide a range of structured play activities to engage and stimulate the children.

Organisation

• The breakfast club is open Monday-Friday from 7:45pm - 8:45 pm.

• The club is available for children from Reception to Year 6. (Nursery pupils may be eligible pending assessment).

• The club is located in the school hall. Parents are required to deliver in person their children via the side gate to the breakfast club leader in the school hall.

• The children will be offered a choice of toast or cereal with a choice of drink. Children with any dietary requirements will be catered for.

Typical activities will include:  Individual toys, Lego & construction and Board games.

We ask that no items are brought in from home as the breakfast club will not be responsible for any loss or damage.

• Children will sent to their classrooms by the breakfast club leader for registration.

Behaviour

The school rules and behaviour policy will be followed to ensure consistency for the children at the club. We expect good behaviour and respect for others. The breakfast club reserve the right to withdraw the service if a child’s behaviour is unacceptable.

First Aid

The club has access to first aid and the member of staff will hold a current First Aid Certificate. All accidents will be recorded in the accident book and reported to the parents/carers via a slip at the end of the school day. In the event of a child falling ill or having an accident, normal school policy and procedures will be followed and parents will be contacted as soon as possible

Safeguarding

All staff are trained in Child Protection procedures and follow the recording and reporting procedures identified in the Laindon Park Primary School & Nursery Safeguarding Policy.

Booking

Booking is available via Schoolcomms, the school’s booking and cashless system. There are places for 30 children.

Fees and Payments

The fee for Breakfast Club is £2 per session. NO ARREARS WILL BE PERMITTED. This fee is payable on the day or in advance via the Schoolcomms cashless system. Your child will not be able to attend the club with out payment. Payment is to be made via the cashless system only NO CASH IS PERMITTED.

Cancellation

The only cause for cancellation would be school closure due to adverse weather conditions or problems with the school building e.g. no heating or water supplies. In the event of closure a member of staff will contact parents as soon as possible. School closure through adverse weather conditions will be on the school website.

Refunds

If the school cancels the club, or your child does not attend, the balance will be carried forward no refunds will be given.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to taking positive and proactive steps to ensure that we provide a safe, caring and welcoming environment, which promotes and reflects cultural and social diversity and is equally accessible to all. We adhere to the school’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Complaints

All complaints will follow the school’s Complaints Policy which can be found on the school website.