Pre-Prep

Using the menu below, please review the different sections to familiarise yourself with any adjustments to the school day from September 2020. If you have any questions at all, please contact Julie Snook at jsnook@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

From September 2020 until such time that we are able, Pre-Prep and Prep parents will not be allowed onsite. This is for the safety of our whole community. Measures have been put in place to drop off and pick up arrangements, that our children will feel welcome and secure.

Please note that there will be no homework set for the first half-term.

Start and end times

Pupils can be dropped off between 7:45am and 8:10am. 

Reception to Year 2 are still welcome to attend the breakfast club from 7.45am.

Any pupils arriving late, (after 8:15) will need to go to Main Reception where they will be taken to the Pre Prep.

The school day for Reception – Year 2 will end at 3:25pm as usual.

Drop-off and pick- up

You must place an A4 sign on your dashboard according to the year groups of your child/ren. Parents with Nursery/Reception and older children must drop the elder child first before making your way to the nursery car park.

Drop-off:

Buses will drop off at their usual time – pupils will be escorted to breakfast club or the classroom as required.

Reception
Parents must park in the nursery car park and form a socially distanced line. Reception staff will escort parents and children to the outdoor play area where they will be able to say goodbye. Parents must social distance at all times from each other and staff. We politely ask that masks are worn if possible and that parents leave the premises quickly without congregating in the car park.

Year 1 and 2
Parents must park in the lower car park in designated spaces. Signs will clearly indicate where children are to be taken. A member of staff will escort your child/ren to their classroom. 

Pick-up:

Reception
Children will be dismissed from the Nursery gate at 3:25pm. Parents must social distance at all times from each other and staff. We politely ask that masks are worn if possible and that parents leave the premises quickly without congregating in the car park.

Year 1 and 2
Children will be dismissed from the Hollies gate at 3.25pm. Parents must social distance at all times from each other and staff. We politely ask that masks are worn if possible and that parents leave the premises quickly without congregating in the car park.

If R-Y2 have any siblings in other prep year groups then we can arrange for them to be picked up at the same time and in the same location as the youngest sibling. Please contact Jo Wallace if this applies to your family.

After School Care pre-booking information

Any pupils wishing to remain in ASC will need to have pre-booked

After School Care Booking

In order to book After School Care for your daughter on the Parent Portal, please follow these instructions:

  • Log on to the Parent Portal Website link for Parent Portal (Booking goes live on Friday 28 August at 5pm)
  • Select ‘Club Booking’ from the menu – The page displayed shows available activities.
  • Select a day and the care sessions available will be listed, with an option to ‘Join Group’.
  • Click ‘Join Group’ for After School Care sessions you wish your daughter to attend.
  •  When the maximum number of pupils is reached, there is an option to join a waiting list.

Parents must social distance at all times from each other and staff. We politely ask that masks are worn if possible and that parents leave the premises quickly without congregating in the car park.

Please see more information including costs and FAQs on the After School Care Information page.

Breakfast and lunch arrangements

Breakfast Club will operate as usual.

Lunchtimes are staggered following Covid-19 protocols.

Children will be seated according to their year group.

11.40 – Reception

11.50 – Year 1

12.00 – Year 2

Meal to be served by catering staff into disposable containers.

All children must bring a named water bottle, which they will need throughout the school day. They will be able to re-fill their bottles as required.