Beyond the Curriculum
Breakfast Club opens its doors at 7.50 am every day to give children a great start to the school day combining fun and a healthy breakfast in a quiet and calm environment. Breakfast Club costs £2.50 per day and theres no need to book, the fee is reduced to £1.25 for children eligible for free school meals.
Clubs and activities
We organise a range of activities for children beyond normal school hours - everything from study support in a homework club to after- school club activities, which allow children to try their hand at something new, such as art, dance, sports, gardening or learning a language.
A letter outlining what is on offer, together with booking forms are issued termly.
Spirals after school childcare club
We run an after school childcare club up to 6.15 pm from Monday to Friday term time only. Further information and registration packs are available from the school office. Rates are from £4 an hour with reductions for siblings.
Parenting support and family learning
In addition to all the usual opportunities for parents to come into school to learn more about their childs education, from time to time we can offer formal parenting classes, run by partners such as Parentline Plus.
The Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning Service offers a range of free family learning courses (contact them on 01992 588756 or via the Children's Centre). In school we run occassional family learning sessions in fun activities like art or cooking where children can learn with their father, mother, carer or grandparent.
The Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning Service provides opportunities for you to improve your own education and keep up with your children (contact details above).
Referral to specialist services
Teachers frequently work in partnership with parents and other professionals such as speech therapists, behaviour support workers and counsellors. Professionals work together to share information about the whole child at an early stage of their experiencing diffiiculties to ensure your child gets the best possible support at school.