Extended Schools

We offer childcare before and after school for any children who attend St Nicholas First School.

Monday to Friday         7.30am to 8.45am

                                 3.30pm to 6.00pm

We also offer wrap around care for Nursery children at  “Little Nics”

Monday to Friday         11.45am  to 3.30pm

Prices

Early Nics                  7.30—8.45am     £4.00 includes cereal or toast and a drink

Little Nics                    11.45—3.30pm  £12.00

Extra Nics                    3.30—4.30pm   £4.00

                                    3.30—5.30 pm  £8.00

                                    3.30—6.00pm   £9.00

Children who access 30 hour free government provision must also pay £4.00 per day to cover childcare between the 15 hour morning session and the 15 hour afternoon session.  These pupils may bring a packed lunch or pay £2.20 for a school dinner.

 

Registration

All parents / carers who wish to use the childcare facilities should first complete a registration form  in full with all details required.  Payment must be made via the child’s Parent Pay account online in advance in order to secure a place.

Signing in / out

Before and after school parents should enter through the rear hall doors or Nursery entrance as advised. All children must be signed in on arrival (Early Nics) and out again at the end of the session at the after school club. Any changes  to expected arrangements for attendance or        collection must be communicated to the school office by 4pm on 01902 842998.

Wrap around children are signed in at the start of the morning session.

Late Collection

If you are late collecting your child after 6.00pm there will be a late payment charge of £5 per 15 minutes late.

If more than 5 mins late into the next time bracket e.g the parent has paid for care from 3.30-4.30pm  and arrives at 4.40pm to collect then they are eligible  for the next price bracket fee e.g £8.00 and would be charged the extra  £4.00 as a penalty.

Staffing

All staff involved with childcare provision are appropriately trained and qualified:

Jessica Ordidge           NVQ3 or equivalent      Early Nics

Kate Sullivan               NVQ3 or equivalent      Little Nics/Extra Nics

Rebecca Cottle            EYFS degree                Little Nics/Extra Nics

Jackie Round              NVQ3 or equivalent     Early Nics

Tom Mills                   NVQ 3 Apprentice and Sports Coach    Early Nics/Extra Nics 

Sharon Cole                     NCFE Level 2            Early Nics         

Lisa Dhami                NVQ3 or equivalent     Early Nics                       

Activities

In the after school club all children take part in a range of well planned and varied activities, including the use of our outdoor areas if the weather permits.

At Little Nics children are provided with a nutritious meal which they sit and eat together with the staff, followed by a short informal play session. The children participate in an appropriate range of EYFS activities and are integrated into  the afternoon Nursery session.

 Behaviour

The school reserves the right to remove this facility from any child who does not follow the rules and expectations of the facility. Parents will be notified of concerns as they arise through a 3 stage system.

        1. Raising a concern / issue

        2. Persistent concerns / issues

        3. No longer allowed to attend the facility.

Policies

Childcare provision follows all relevant school policies for:

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety
  • First Aid and Medical
  • Behaviour and Discipline
  • Anti Bullying
  • Equal Opportunities and Anti Racism
  • SEN and Inclusion
  • Physical Intervention
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Complaints

For more information about any of the above, please contact Mrs Richards in the school office who will be happy to advise you.

 

Codsall Childminders

Codsall Childminders, part of the National Childminding Association Group, provide before and after school care based in the home.

For more information, please visit www.codsall-childminders.co.uk, where you can find more details and contact numbers.

Contact Us

Belvide Gardens
Codsall
Wolverhampton
WV8 1AN

Enquiries:
Tel: 01902 842998
Fax: 01902 841629
Email: office@st-nicholas.staffs.sch.uk

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