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Wrap Around Care

Extended Hours Childcare Facility

We are delighted to offer parents and carers high quality wrap around care for children attending Highfield South Farnham School. The children will be looked after by Child Care Assistants who are committed to generating an atmosphere of care and respect within a safe and secure environment.

Highfield South Farnham School offers Breakfast and After School Childcare for all children attending school & Nursery

 Breakfast Childcare:  7.45am – 09:00am

Please deliver your child to the DT area (via the green gate to the left of the school). The children will be provided with breakfast (typically cereal, a drink and fruit) at 08.40 the children will be taken to their classroom or taken to the playground for supervised play. All Nursery children will be supervised indoors until their session starts at 09.00am.

After School Care: 3.15pm – 6.00pm

The After School Care Facility is for children who attend school at Highfield. The children are provided with a drink, fruit and biscuits and are given a broad range of activities which will include, arts and crafts, dance, cookery, film night and outdoor activities when weather permits. There is the opportunity for children to work on their homework and read. 

After School Care snacks brought from home should not contain nuts.  It is important to read food labels thoroughly.  

After School Care activities include: Board games and laptop activities,  hall games / outside games (weather dependent), art and crafts night, film night and free choice activities.

Charges from September 2023 will be at the following rates:

  • Breakfast: 7.45am – 9.00am £7.50 (including breakfast)
  • After School Short: 3.15pm - 4.30pm £7.00
  • After School Long: 3.15pm – 6.00pm £15.00
  • Late pick up (after 6pm) - £15.00 per child for the first 15 minutes and £5 for every five minutes thereafter. 

Bookings & Payments

All bookings are made and paid for via the Parent Pay booking system. Parents can make, amend bookings and pay for them up until 12 noon on the day of the After School Childcare and 12 noon on the previous day for the Breakfast Childcare. Please note that your child is not booked in until the booking is paid for. The school will not be able to accommodate your request if the sessions are not booked and paid for in advance as the facility is staffed according to pre-booked numbers. (childcare vouchers are accepted)

If you need a last minute booking due to emergency circumstances, please call the School Office and we will try to accommodate. If you require any assistance with using Parent Pay, please do not hesitate to contact the school office who will be happy to help. Please see below the instructions on how to book Wrap Around Care. 

Paying for Wrap Around Care for with Government Tax Vouchers or by Childcare Vouchers from your employer?

 Please see the below attachments on how to do this. (Please note that vouchers can be used for Wrap Around Care but not for the Activity Clubs)