Brookfield Blast Off! After School Club

Term Times

An After School Club based at Brookfields School that provides quality care for children and young people who attend Brookfields School only.

The club is staffed by experienced support staff from the school. The club has its own premises on the school site. The emphasis is for the children to have choice, to give them a relaxing or fun time after a school day.

 

Who to contact

Name
Gill Cleaver
Telephone
0118 9421382
0118 9421382
Email
gcleaver@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk

Where to go

Venue address
Brookfields School Sage Road
Tilehurst
West Berkshire
Postcode
RG31 6SW

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Term Times
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Other details

Age Range
From 5 years months to 19 years months

Availability

Opening Times
Monday to Friday : -
Further information
Please contact the school for further information
When is childcare available?
2 Hours Or More Per Day

Special provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes
Cultural provisions
Yes
Special diets
Yes
Special needs access
Yes

Vacancy details

Immediate vacancies?
No
Vacancy Information Last Updated Date
23/06/2016

Local Offer

Local Offer Description

Blast Off After School Club is specialist After School Club for the pupils who attend Brookfields School.

The club is staffed by experienced support staff from the school. The club has its own premises on the school site. The emphasis is for the children to have choice, to give them a relaxing or fun time after a school day.

Contact Name
Brandon Mills
Contact Telephone
0118 9421382
Contact Email
bmills@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk
Is your service accessible? (consider in general terms how you make your service accessible, in addition to any specific premises issues)
The After School Club room has an accessible toilet and changing facilities. The After School Club also access other areas of Brookfields School. Both the After School Club and Brookfields School are accessible for children who are wheelchair users or who have mobility difficulties. Other school buildings also have accessible shower/changing/toilet facilities. For young people with a hearing impairment, the rooms are acoustically treated. The buildings and grounds are also accessible to young people with a visual impairment. Throughout the school there is manual handling equipment and staff working at the club have been trained in Manual Handling.
What are the eligibility criteria for your service? (please include any age restrictions, types of need catered for etc)
Applications are welcome from parents of children who attend the school. The Extended Services Manager and ASC Manager work together to examine if we can meet the needs of your child, taking further advice from teachers, Behaviour Support Staff, Sensory Resource staff, school nurses etc.
We are currently unable to cater for children/young people with complex medical needs that require specialised staff
How are referrals/applications made to your service? (include details of who can refer/apply and referral and application process)
Parents may contact the Extended Services Manager at any time to find out more details about the clubs at any time. Due to the popularity of the club we do hold a waiting list.
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services? (include timescales for responding to referrals and accessing services)
The Extended Services Manager will contact you once you have expressed an interest in using the
After School Club to discuss whether a place can be offered immediately or whether your child’s
name will be added to the waiting list if there is no space on the evening/s you have requested.
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
Yes
Details of charges, whether any help is available with costs
Parents pay for the places.
Inspection outcomes/quality awards
The After School Club come under the Brookfields School Ofsted Inspections
Feedback and complaints procedure
If parents have a complaint about the After School Club, Brookfields School’s Complaint procedure are followed. If parents have any concerns about the After School Club, they are encouraged to speak with the Extended Service Manager as soon as possible.
Parents will be sent an evaluation sheet where they will be invited to give feedback on the
service provided.
How will I know my child will be safe using this service?
All After School Club staff are recruited using the Schools Safer Recruitment Policy and procedures. All
staff have been trained in Safeguarding and Child Protection. After School Club staff are experienced members of Brookfields who have been trained in the support and guidance young people with learning difficulties and additional needs.. The club reports directly to the School Governors.
Last Updated
23/06/2016

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Address: Brookfields School  Sage Road  Tilehurst  West Berkshire