We run the Afterschool Club, serving the children who attend Holy Trinity School, Sunningdale. The Club runs Monday to Friday during term time only from the Pre-School premises (the small village hall).
Sunningdale Afterschool Club was set up after research found that there was a need for this service in the village of Sunningdale. Sunningdale Pre-School has set up the club, utilising its existing, long term, dedicated and experienced staff. We offer the afterschool service to children who attend Holy Trinity School, Sunningdale.
The aim of the club is to provide a homely environment, where the children can relax and unwind after their busy day at school. We endeavour to ensure all children feel safe and secure, offering them a welcoming environment and opportunities to develop their personal, social and emotional development.
Care, Learning and Play
Sunningdale Afterschool Club will provide a well-planned and organised play environment that offers children rich and stimulating experiences, alongside opportunities to explore, experiment, plan and make decisions for themselves. The activities will recognise and take into account the differing ages, interests, backgrounds and abilities of the children.
Activities will be carefully planned to allow children to build on their natural curiosity, advance their thinking, use their imagination and develop positive social relationships. At all times, the Club will recognise a child’s individuality, effort and achievement.
Wherever appropriate, children will be involved in the process of planning activities so that the programme reflects their opinions, and so that children feel some ownership over their Club.
All activities on offer will enable all children to develop emotionally, physically, socially and intellectually. They are mapped against the EYFS standards and contribute towards every child’s early learning goals. We plan and develop to the ages and interests of all the children. All the staff will listen to and value what children say, talk to them about what they are doing, and have high expectations of what they can achieve. We will encourage children to be confident, independent and develop their self esteem, and ensure that all our staff help children to learn the differences between what is right and what is wrong.
Your child will be collected from a designated area at their school, which will be pre-arranged with the school or directly from your child’s classroom. The Manager/Deputy Manager will sign your child into the Club upon arriving back at the Club.
15:30 – Your child will be offered a light snack e.g. breadsticks, toast, crumpets, muffins, fresh fruit and water. This will be an opportunity for everyone to come together and discuss each other’s day, if they wish.
15:45 – Free Play. Areas will be set up to allow the children to experience quiet time with books, a craft area for the children to create and express themselves, as well as a construction area with age appropriate resources and equipment. There will be the opportunity for children to interact with their peers with everyday technology games and equipment, such as games consoles. Please be assured that these activities will be monitored to ensure the children do not use them for long periods. Homework is voluntary and if a child wishes to do any there will be a quiet area available to them, to enable them to sit and concentrate. The staff will be on hand to support and encourage children to do their homework, but this is not our priority and ratios will not allow us to give one on one support for any length of time. During Free Play your child will be given the opportunity to go into the garden.
16:45 – The children help to tidy their activities and prepare to be collected. Upon collection parents/carers will be asked to sign their child ‘out’. If anyone arrives to collect your child who is not known they will be asked for the unique password supplied on the child’s registration form. A child will not be handed over to anyone who does not know the password. Anyone under the age of 16 will not be permitted to collect your child.
17:00-17:30 Club ends. For those parents who find it difficult to pick up promptly at 17:00, we offer a 17:30 pick up.
We aim to offer competitive rates and flexible hours to meet the demands of working families. We offer a 10% discount for siblings who are registered for half a term, including Ad Hoc days. The 10% sibling does not apply for children only attending Ad Hoc days.
(With effect from September 2018)
After School Club
School Pick up – 16:00 £5.75
School Pick up – 17:00 £10.25
School Pick up – 17:30 £12.50
Pick Up from a Club at School (If your child attends a club at school we will pick them up when it finishes)
From 16:15 – 17:00 £6.25
From 16:15 – 17:30 £8
Ad Hoc Fees
School Pick up – 16:00 £6
School Pick up – 17:00 £10.50
School Pick up – 17:30 £12.75
Ad Hoc Pick up from a Club at School:
From 16:15 – 17:00 £6.50
From 16:15 – 17:30 £8.25
Please be aware that if you wish to pick your child up earlier than the arranged time you will still be charged accordingly. Fees will still apply for sickness, absences and holidays during term time. Half a term’s payment and notice is required should you wish to cancel your child’s place.
Ad Hoc Places
We welcome Ad Hoc bookings; please note that these are subject to availability and 48 hours notice is required when booking. Sibling discount can not be given on ad hoc places.
Did you know that 9 out of 10 families qualify for tax credits? If your joint income is less than £58,000, and you work at least 16 hours a week, you too, could qualify! In some cases, you may be able to claim up to 80p for every £1 you pay –
Further to the tax credits mentioned above, some employers give employees vouchers to pay for childcare. The vouchers are usually offered in place of part of your salary under a system known as 'salary sacrifice'. The first £55 per week of any voucher you receive is exempt from tax and National Insurance, for examples:
Telephone the Tax Credits Helpline on: 0845 300 3900 and a Tax Credit Advisor will make the calculations for you.
Please call 01344 623331 for further information or to register your child.
Sunningdale AfterSchool Club
AfterSchool Club Team
Sharon Thompson Ann Offield
Kirsty Winfield Tracy Duncan
We also have Tilly Winfield and
Issy Boaler, who are Charters students,
work at the afterschool club.