This is held every morning from 8am and is fully supervised. Each session costs £3. The children may buy a breakfast bar and a carton of drink. Activities include board games, construction toys and games on the computer. The children may also choose to read. They play happily together and start the morning in positive frame of mind.
Infants (Reception – Year 2) 8.55 am – 3.00 pm
Juniors (Year 3 – Year 6) 8.50 am – 3.05 pm
The school gates are locked to vehicles at 8.20am. The pedestrian gates and School Office open at 8.40am. Children should not enter school premises until this time unless attending Breakfast Club. Older children make their way to the Junior Playground where they are supervised. Parents are asked to accompany younger children onto the Infant Playground and wait with them at the classroom door.
Teachers welcome children into class from 8.45am to allow for a gradual and settled start to the school day. Early morning activities are planned or children can read or respond to marking comments (age appropriate).
The school bell rings at 8.50am to signal the start of the school day for children in KS2. Younger children officially start at 8.55am.
This is at 10.40am for the whole school following daily Collective Worship. A fruit/veg snack is provided for children in Reception and KS1. Older children are welcome to bring in a healthy snack to see them through to lunchtime. We encourage all children to bring in a named water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the day.
This starts from 11.50am to 1pm (Infants) or 12.10 to 1pm (Juniors). Your child can either have a school dinner or bring a packed lunch.The lunch menus are varied and include a vegetarian choice.
Payment can be made by cheque (made out to SCC) or online by debit/credit card to Commercial Services, Surrey County Council, Epsom Local Office, Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom KT18 5BY. Your payment will go direct to SCC and your bank statement will display www.surreycc.gov.uk for these transactions. To pay online, you will need to be registered with the details provided by letter from the school and log on to the following pagehttp://www.scopay.com/stjames-weybridge.
From September 2015, dinner money will be £2.15 per day/£10.75 per week
Confidential advice is available at the School concerning free school meals for low-income families.
End of the School Day
Infants finish at 3pm and Juniors at 3.05pm. Parents are asked to collect younger children from their classroom door. Older children are escorted from their classroom to meet parents outside or at the school gate.
There is a service called ‘Minders’ for children who may be collected after the end of the school day and this operates from the Infant Library for those times that parents are running late.
There are a number of clubs running throughout the school year (see Clubs section) and children may attend those held after school. We ask them to take all of their belongings with them to avoid retuning to classrooms or cloakrooms unsupervised.
The school gates are locked at 3.30pm.
After School Club
This is run by an outside agency ‘Clubland’, in one of our school buildings until 6pm. For further information please visit http://clubland-playscheme.com