Childcare & activities outside school hours
The school has its own wrap-around childcare provision, in addition to our range of enrichment activities. Our Breakfast and after school 'Gator' Clubs are staffed by mum and daughter team, Shelley and Tilly.
Book and pay for places on School Gateway (unless paying with Childcare Vouchers or Tax Credits, in which case book through the school office).
Please complete and sign a registration form and agreement (download below) before your child attends Breakfast Club or Gator Club for the first time.
Breakfast and quiet play. From 7.30 - 8.50 am, £5 per session.
After school club - a range of play activities and a light snack. From 3.30 till 4.30 pm - £5 per session.
Extended day club - a range of play activities. From 4.30 - 6.00 pm - £5 per session (or part thereof).
Details of ALL our before and after school activities are on the Enrichment Programme - click on the link below to view.
There are a variety of teacher-led before and after school activites each term which cost £5 per session. There is also a free Homework Club with Ms Norman, for all year groups, on Fridays.
Book Breakfast Club, Early-gators, Later-gators, Homework Club and the teacher-led clubs on Gateway (unless you are paying with vouchers, in which case the office team will take your booking).
You will also notice on the Enrichment Programme below that there are Squad Practice Sessions for our Yr 5 & 6 sports teams. These are paid for out of Sports Premium and are free to attend. Membership is by invitation only. (Trials for team places are held at the beginning of term - see the Enrichment Programme and book a trial place on Gateway.)
There are a varied range of after school enrichment clubs each term, run by outside providers. Details of how to book and pay for each one are on the Enrichment Programme.
Help with childcare costs...
You can find a useful summary about how Tax-Free Childcare works on 'Money Saving Expert' here.
Paying for Breakfast Club, Early-gators, Later-gators and teacher-led clubs with Childcare Vouchers and Tax Free Childcare.
Here are the codes for the voucher companies that we are registered with:
Fair Care HILL0919
Childcare Choices Just select Hillcrest Primary from the list
Please speak to the office team if you wish to use vouchers that are administered by any other company so that we can register.
This long-established playscheme provides
after school pick up and care for many
Hillcrest children and
also runs Holiday Clubs.
Several local childminders drop off and collect from Hillcrest. See our community notice board for details.