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A Typical After School Care Day

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A Typical After School Care Day

We follow a general routine to give each day structure

No two days are exactly the same at our After School Care programme, but we do follow a general routine to give each day structure.  This approach helps create a calm and orderly envinronment, especially when the children arrive on location, as well as ensuring that all children feel comfortable and know how to behave and what to expect.

For a more detailed overview of how the days are structured please click on the sections below.  The extended day relates to those school's who close early on a Wednesday for younger children.

Standard After School Day - 15:00 - 18:30
Timing Activity
15:10 - 15:40 Kids pick-up and arrival at the Centre
15:30 - 15:40 Settling in and hygiene protocol - bags and jackets neatly put away and hands washed
15:40 - 16:10 Snack time - in age appropriate teams with team leaders
16:10 - 16:20 Clean up time & toilet break - Children clean up with the teachers 
16:20 - 16:40 Homework/Quiet time - Older children do their homework in designated homework area. Younger children read or draw quietly in designated area.
16:40 - 16:50 Discussion and Sharing Time - children discussing indoor and outdoor activities for the day and express preferences to staff 
16:50 - 17:30 Outdoor / Gym time & Indoor activities - activities are age appropriate. Interesting activities are provided for those who would prefer to stay indoors
17:30 - 18:00 Outdoor / Indoor Activities - Both outdoor and indoor activities continue - children can continue with their activities or change.
18:00 - 18:00 Teachers and children continue indoors with activities - cleaning up beings, with pick-up updates given to parents collecting children 
18:30 End of After School Care day
Extended After School Day 12:00 - 18:30

For those international schools who follow the Dutch education systems pattern of a shorterned day for younger children on a Wednesday, we provide an extended After School Care programme.  This programme is available at The Oaks, The Elms and The Maples.
 

Timing Activity
12:00 - 12:20 Kids pick-up and arrival at the Centre
12:20 - 12:30 Settling in - bags and jackets neatly put away and hands washed.  Short Meeting to discuss activities for the first session.
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch - a warm, freshly cooked simple meal is served.
13:00 - 13:20 Quiet Time
13:20 - 14:00 Activity or Trip time: Indoor/Outdoors   (If a short trip is planned - to the beach, community playgrounds, park, farms, etc. timing is from 13:20 – 15:00)
14:00 - 14:30 Self interest activity - Children engage in activities of their choice (a short educational or informative movie or documentary may be watched and discussed)
14:30 - 15:00 Outdoor Activity Time
15:00 - 15:10 Clean Up & Toilet Break
15:10 - 15:40 Regular ASC Kids Pick-up and arrival at the Centre accompanied by the teachers
15:30 - 15:40 Settling in a - bags and jackets neatly put away and hands washed
15:40 - 16:10 Snack time - in age appropriate teams with team leaders
16:10 - 16:20 Clean up time & toilet break - Children clean up with the teachers 
16:20 - 16:40 Homework/Quiet time - Older children do their homework in designated homework area. Younger children read or draw quietly in designated area.
16:40 - 16:50 Discussion and Sharing Time - children discussing indoor and outdoor activities for the day and express preferences to staff 
16:50 - 17:30 Outdoor / Gym time & Indoor activities - activities are age appropriate. Interesting activities are provided for those who would prefer to stay indoors
17:30 - 18:00 Outdoor / Indoor Activities - Both outdoor and indoor activities continue - children can continue with their activities or change.
18:00 - 18:00 Teachers and children continue indoors with activities - cleaning up beings, with pick-up updates given to parents collecting children 
18:30 End of After School Care day