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Wrap Around Care is designed to provide a helping hand for busy parents by caring for children for a period before the School day begins and up until 18:00 after School, and is available to all children attending both Fairfield and Amherst Prep Schools.

Places are pre-registered in advance, with Registration Forms available from the School Office or directly from Miss Laing, Deputy Head of Prep.


Breakfast Club

Hours: 07:30 – 08:30

Location: The Refectory

  • Children are registered from 07:30, where they are supervised by the Breakfast Club Supervisor.
  • The children are provided with a nutritious breakfast, and they will also have the opportunity to socialise and play with their peers.
  • All children remain in the Refectory until 08:30, after which they are escorted to their respective classrooms by a Breakfast Club Supervisor.

After School Club

Hours: The end of the School day to 18:00

Location: The Dining Hall at Fairfield Prep School

The Dining Hall is the assembly point for the commencement of  the After School Club.

  • The club provides a safe and enriching environment for the children to access a variety of activities at the end of their School day.
  • Any child not collected at the end of the School day will be accompanied to the After School Club and After School charges then apply.
  • All pupils are escorted to the Dining Hall at Fairfield at the end of the school day.
  • Reception children are taken to the Dining Hall at 15:30 by a member of staff.
  • A light tea is served for the children from 15:30
  • On completion of extra-curricular activities, Pre Prep children are escorted to the After School club.
  • Homework supervision is provided for Upper Prep children from 16:15 – 17:00
  • Parents must sign their children out of the Club when they are collected, in the presence of an After Club Supervisor.
  • Parents are asked to advise the After School Club Manager of the collection arrangements for their child if they are not able to do so themselves.

All children must be collected no later than 18:00. In the case of an emergency, we will endeavour to accommodate the requirements of parents, subject to availability.

Extra sessions can be booked when needed, subject to availability but sessions cannot be exchanged. We do request a half-term’s notice in order to cancel sessions.