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      Before and after school care
      Tops & Tails provides a full before and after school care service for all Prep School pupils. The facility is managed by the school and, under the leadership of Mrs Jill Murray, fully trained staff take responsibility for the day-to-day planning and organisation.

      Our aim is to provide an informal and homely environment, where the girls can relax, chat to friends, talk to adults about their day and take advantage of a wider range of activities. The room is purpose built and well-equipped with toys, books and games. Girls are able to take part in craft, cooking, construction and role play. Computers are available for use by the girls.

      Care is available from 7.30am until the commencement of each school day. Pupils are accompanied to their classes in time for morning registration. Care is also provided at the end of the school day until 6.30pm. Younger pupils are collected from their classrooms.

      A healthy breakfast is provided which includes fruit, fruit juice or milk, yoghurt, cereal and toast. A snack tea is served in the afternoon and a healthy variety of options is offered. Girls regularly have cooking sessions when they prepare their own snack using fresh ingredients.

      From Monday to Friday, girls in Years 3 - 6 attend a separate Homework Club until 4.30pm in the Prep School Discovery Zone. This provides them with an appropriate atmosphere in which to complete their homework, use laptops and enjoy quieter activities. The club is supervised by the usual Tops & Tails staff and the same charges apply. Girls can be collected directly via the door that leads from the car park. At 4.30pm, any remaining girls will be brought down to the Tops & Tails classroom.

      A morning session from 7.30am to 8.25am costs £5
      A full afternoon session from the end of the school day until 6.30pm costs £15
      In the afternoon, the first hour costs £6.50. A one and a half hour session costs £9.50

      These costs include breakfast and tea as appropriate. We are able to accept Childcare Vouchers.

      The autumn term 2018 booking form can be downloaded here
      Booking forms can also be obtained by emailing topsandtails@sut.gdst.net
      For more information, you can phone our manager, Mrs Murray, on 020 8225 3010

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