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Clover Way, Gadebridge Road

Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3EA

Breakfast Club

High Standards

Year 6 pupils attained considerably higher in reading and writing, compared nationally.

Ofsted

2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

Ofsted

Year 6 pupils attained considerably higher in reading and writing, compared nationally.

I enjoy maths

I like the way we are taught in mathematics

Alex

Year 4

2016-03-14T15:19:18+00:00

Alex

Year 4

I like the way we are taught in mathematics

School Leadership

The leadership team has created an enriching learning environment

Ofsted

2019-01-23T11:35:12+00:00

Ofsted

The leadership team has created an enriching learning environment

Confidence

Pupils love learning and have the confidence to try new things

Ofsted

2019-01-23T11:38:57+00:00

Ofsted

Pupils love learning and have the confidence to try new things

Quality teaching

The quality of teaching is good.

Westminster Diocese

2019-01-27T09:37:04+00:00

Westminster Diocese

The quality of teaching is good.

Breakfast Club

POLICY

Aims:
  • To provide a welcoming, safe, secure environment for pupils before the beginning of the school day
  • To provide an affordable, early drop off childcare facility for parents/carers.
  • To continue to build positive links/relationships with parents/carers.
  • To provide children with a nutritious breakfast at the start of the day in a pleasant and relaxed environment.
  • To provide a calm play environment in which children can engage socially with other year groups therefore strengthening relationships within the school community.
Ground Rules:
  1. The Breakfast Club will be run by St Cuthbert Mayne School and open to pupils from Year 3 to Year 6 from 7.55am to 8.40am. Entrance will be via the Dining Room door to the lower playground. The car park gate to the upper playground will be opened before 7.55am.
  2. The Club will provide a healthy breakfast and activities to assist learning e.g. doing homework, reading, drawing and playing board games. Children will not be allowed
    to leave the Breakfast Club room to play outside unsupervised.
  3. Staff will be responsible for the care and management of children, treating them with respect at all times. Children will only use the toilets next to 5SP.
  4. The club will comply with environmental health food safety standards. No food containing nuts will be served. We shall encourage the children in our care to make healthy options when choosing from a basic breakfast menu listed below:
    1. Cereals (various)
    2. Toast with butter/low fat spread
    3. Jam/Marmalade
    4. Semi-skimmed Milk
    5. Water/Fruit juices
  5. There will be at least two members of staff in attendance at any time, all of whom will have undergone the appropriate training. Legal guidelines relating to the adult/child ratio will always be adhered to. In addition to Breakfast Club staff, the caretaker will be on site from 7.30am.
  6. Breakfast will be served from 8.00am to 8.20am. Once the children have finished their breakfasts, a range of activities will be available. Breakfast Club ends at 8.40am when the children will be expected to go into the playground which is supervised by other school staff until going into class.
  7. The Club will operate for children attending St Cuthbert Mayne Primary School only. The club is situated in the school dining hall. Children will not be allowed access to other areas of the school during this time.
  8. The charge of £3.00 covers the cost of care and breakfast. Parents will be given one month’s notice of any increase in fees. All fees must be paid in advance and all monies are non-refundable. A register of attendance is taken daily. The school reserves the right to exclude a child if fees are not paid and refuse entry if a parent has not booked in advance.
  9. Parents are asked to show agreement with these ground rules by signing the application form.
  10. All parents are required to hand their children over to the Breakfast Club Assistants and sign their child(ren) in.
  11. In the event of a parent wishing to make a complaint, this should be made in the first instance to the member of staff organising the club. If a parent is still concerned then the matter should be taken to the Headteacher, Mrs F Smith.

Additional Information

Behaviour

Because the Breakfast Club is run by the school, the existing school Behaviour policy will be followed.

Communication with Parents

Staff will have verbal communication with parents/carers which may involve passing messages to classroom teachers. Written notes to parents/carers from the Breakfast Club staff will be passed on via the child’s classroom teacher.

Parents/carers may make appointments with a senior member of staff and Breakfast Club staff to discuss matters/issues pertaining to the Breakfast Club.

Safeguarding

In accordance with Safeguarding arrangements, all staff involved in the running of the Breakfast Club will have current DBS clearance. These records are held in the
school office. Staff will follow existing school policies and procedures for child protection and the code of conduct.

Fire Procedure

In the event of a fire, staff and children will follow the normal school procedures, leaving the building in a calm orderly manner via the nearest exit and will congregate
in the playground. The Breakfast Club register will be taken outside and all names checked.

Medication

Children who need inhalers should have one with them. Medications normally kept in school will be available as per the school’s policy, in the School Office. All medication administered will follow the existing school policy.

Confidentiality of Documents

All confidential documents are kept in the school office in a locked filing cabinet.

Parental/Pupil Feedback

The school values parental and pupil opinions and will welcome feedback on how the club is run.

Application form for Breakfast Club