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Gwynedd After School Club and Holiday Club (GASC)

 
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
 

The Aim :

 

The aim of the Gwynedd After School Club is to provide quality accessible out of school childcare offering a range of play activities in a welcoming atmosphere. 

 

Numbers of Children catered for :

 

Gwynedd After School Club will operate for boys and girls of Ysgol Gwynedd Primary School aged 3-11 years. Holiday Club is open to children of Ysgol Gwynedd and children within the wider community. 

It is intended that the Club will cater for up to 40 children.  

The Club will offer a child centred environment meeting the social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional needs of each individual child. 

 

Languages used :

 

The main language of the Club will be English. 

 

Opening hours

 

After School Club

The club is available Monday to Friday from 3.15pm to 5.30pm. Term time only.

 

Holiday Club

The club is available in the school holidays Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 5.30pm.

Full session 8.00am to 5.30pm

Half session Morning 8.00am to 1.00pm

Half session Afternoon 12.30pm to 5.30pm

 

We provide care through all holidays except Christmas.

 

 

Contact information

 

Our contact address is: Gwynedd After School Club

                                      Gwynedd CP School

                                      Prince Of Wales Avenue

                                      Flint

                                      CH6 5DL

 

                                      Tel: 07486005370

                                      Email: gascflint@gmail.com

Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/293932675043147/

 

 

 

 

Staff

 

All staff are qualified and we have  a ratio of 1 qualified staff to 8 children:

 

Senior Supervisor of After School Club:  Shelley Price

 

Senior Supervisor of Holiday Club:  Nicola Gittins

 

 

 

Assistant Playworker:  Sophie Clarkson

 

 

 

 

Assistant Playworker:   Kelly Roberts

 

Supply staff will occasionally cover.

Volunteers will assist at various times. 

All staff and volunteers will be DBS checked.

 

Activities  

 

We have a wide range of activities on offer, chosen to stimulate/motivate your children during their time spent in the club.  We have a weekly timetable that includes a daily, main activity.  This timetable has been created to ensure we are providing opportunities to enhance all areas of development.

 

Below is an example of our timetable

 

Activity Timetable

 

  • Art and craft
  • Loose parts
  • Baking
  • Messy play (play dough, gloop, painting etc)
  • Sports (games/activities in hall/outside)
  • Den building
  • Digital technology
  • Free choice

 

These activities are changed weekly to ensure all activities are on different days, making sure children have a range of activities. This is rotated on a five-week basis to ensure children are experiencing a variety of activities.  There are also many more free choice activities and resources.


Outings with Holiday Club
On occasions we may take the children offsite on local trips e.g. local park or Flint castle. We will ask parents to give consent when filling in the registration form.

 

Snack in After School Club

Snack time is seen as an important element within social development.

A healthy snack is provided on arrival at the club in line with Government guidelines and recommendations.  Where possible we encourage children to be independent when preparing snack.

 

Snack in Holiday Club

 

Breakfast will be served after registration until 9.15am

Our breakfast menu will be toast, cereal and a drink of water or milk.

 

Dinner will be at 12.00pm till 1.00pm

Children will bring their own healthy packed lunch.

The children arriving in the afternoon can still bring a packed lunch to have at the beginning of the session.

 

There will be a light snack available at 10.30am and 3.00pm, please see the menu below. 

 

Our snack menu for After School Club and Holiday Club:

  • English muffins, crumpets and bagels with topping e.g. light spread, light cheese spread or a slice of cheese.
  • Small sandwich/wrap/baguettes/panini with ham, chicken or cheese including salad
  • Yoghurts
  • Fruit and dried fruit (without added fat or sugar)
  • Vegetables crudities
  • Salads
  • Milk or water

 

Fresh drinking water is freely available to the children at all times.

 

 

Registation

 

We need to be aware of your contact details and have information regarding your child/ren.  Please complete the registration form and keep us informed of any change of details.

 

Online link to registration for

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezB-td1QAInbJbpCmbeK-rbRr1yBfwXuMnkLNa27ilvD8UQg/viewform?usp=sf_link

The complete registration form will come straight to Shelley Price and Nicola Gittins. Once we have seen the registration form we will add you to the booking system.

 

Bookings and Payments

FEES – AFTER SCHOOL CLUB
£4.00 for the first hour and £3.00 for the second hour. A charge of 75p will be made for 5.15 – 5.30 p.m.
FEES – HOLIDAY CLUB
£25 full session:  8:00am till 5:30pm
£15 half day:       Morning session 8:00am till 1:00pm             
                            Afternoon session 12:30pm till 5:30pm
£20 Sibling offer for full session - Book the first child in full price and look for the sibling offer option for other siblings.

 

Bookings and payments are to be made via School Gateway App.

The club does not accept cash, all payments are to be made at the time of booking.

 

Bookings are able to be made until 12 mid-day that day for after school club. If your child is not booked on by the time the attendance register is printed then they will not be able to attend club on that day and you will receive a phone call to come and collect them.
 

A charge will be incurred if children are picked up late. If fees are not paid then we are sorry, but children will not be able to attend.**
If you need to cancel the booking, 24 hours’ notice is required or the charge will remain. Contact the school office or club to cancel.

 

Charges for being late
An extra charge of £5 for every 15 minutes or part of, will be added to your fees if you are late picking your child/children up after 5.30pm.

 

Charges for absence
If a place has been booked and absence is due to child’s sickness – full fee is to be paid (unless the space can be filled)

Notice required for termination of contract
Parents are required to provide one week notice of termination of use of the club

 

 

 

 

 

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