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Lowther Endowed School

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After School Club

Our After School Club (ASC) runs from 3.35 pm - 5.30 pm (Monday - Friday) to provide affordable childcare to help balance work and family commitments.  It is run by Emma Daley. Emma is a qualified teaching assistant with years of experience.

 

Activities and Events

A programme of activities will run each week changing on a regular basis.  At Lowther we consider it essential that children, who have spent a full day at school, have lots of fun at ASC.  We really want them to enjoy being there.  While we take account of the school curriculum in designing the activities, the aim is not to provide extra teaching.

After School Club Programme Spring Term 2023:

 

We still have places available in all our After School Club weekly activities. Each activity is open to all children across the whole school. The activities last for the first hour of the club, until 4.30pm, so costs only £3.50.

 

Monday is Story Club.  This is a quiet club where we all have a hot chocolate with marshmallows, then move to the bean bags in the library area for stories followed by a craft activity.  Here we make crafts to contribute to the displays in the school hall and library. This half term we will be looking at traditional tales from around the world.

 

Tuesday is Cross Country Club.  Each week, we will start with a whole group warm up on the playground.  We will then have some running games and then run our timed mile around the school field (there will be several activities for different age groups and abilities) Our overall aim will be to complete our mile in a shorter time by the February half-term holiday.  Children MUST bring warm outdoor PE clothing and some trainers which are definitely going to get a very muddy!

 

Wednesday is Action Ants. Lee will be running a varied timetable of activities, suitable for all abilities and ages. This is proving very popular, but we do usually have a couple of spaces available.

 

Thursday is Model Making Club.  Each week we will be working in small groups making models with a variety of different materials including: lego, playdough, clay and origami. 

 

Friday is Free Play.  Activities include outdoor play (weather permitting), table tennis, hot wheels and K-nex.  We have also had donated a super train set and lots of horses with stables!

 

We only have 15 places available each evening, so early booking is advisable. 

 

Places at After School Club should be booked via the school office either by emailing: admin@lowther.cumbria.sch.uk or telephoning 01931 712344.

 

Should you need to cancel your child's place, we would appreciate 24 hours notice so we can offer their place to another child.

 

 

 

 

Model making club - air drying clay

 

The provision of a healthy snack provided by our wonderful kitchen staff is included in the fee and will be served at 4 pm.

 

Contacting After School Club

ASC can be contacted via the school office telephone number: 01931 712344

 

Booking and Fees

To book a place at ASC please complete the booking form below or phone the school office on 01931 712344

 

The cost of After School Club per pupil per session:

Session 1:  3.30 pm - 4.30 pm £3.50 
Session 2: 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm £3.50
Late collection after 5.30pm will be charged an additional £12

Fees will be charged on to your child's SchoolMoney account each week and should be paid in full on a monthly basis.

Should you wish to use a childcare voucher scheme through your employer, please pop in and see Mrs Price in the school office. Thank you.

Registration Form

As the club operates when school staff may have left, it makes sense for some information to be held by ASC staff.  We ask for a registration form (link below) to be completed to ensure that we know:

  • how to contact parents;
  • who to contact in an emergency;
  • who is authorised to collect your child / children;
  • any medical conditions in order for us to look after your child;

ASC is run by Lowther Endowed School so the school's policies and procedures apply.

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