At St Helen’s we acknowledge and appreciate the heavy demands on working families, and are keen to support you as a family with flexible and nurturing wraparound care which is provided by our partner Camp Beaumont. Further details and information on their successful childcare provision can be found here.
From Nursery girls may join a group for breakfast in Gables from 7.30am. A healthy breakfast is served and girls undertake supervised play until they are escorted to begin their School day.
The Early Club is open for all girls from Nursery to Year 2 until 4pm.
After School Club runs in two locations. For EYFS, pupils are cared for in a young environment in Gables and for those in KS1 and KS2, After School Club is housed in Woolfson. All girls in After School Club are given a healthy light tea and are provided with activities and plenty of supervised play opportunities. Girls in KS2 are given supervised homework time as well.
Pupils can arrive at school from 7.30am and avail themselves of the dining room where they can relax with friends, undertake some collaborative study or curl up with a good book. After school, for those not involved in co-curricular activities, the Library is open until 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and until 4.30pm on Friday, staffed by our enthusiastic librarian who for many of our pupils, is a source of inspiration and guidance on all matters scholastic. For specific, special co-curricular events, such as school productions and musical concerts, supper is provided by our catering team for participants.
There are many co-curricular clubs offered for all pupils after school from Sport to Music and from Phab Club to Duke of Edinburgh. All activities finish at 5.30pm and there is a late coach service which leaves at 5.40pm.