Spring 2018 Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers and Friends of CCC Club

Welcome back

A big welcome back after a well-deserved break by everyone. A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Christmas fundraiser of which we raised over £100 pounds. This money will be spent to buy some new items for the children to be creative and have fun with. The Christmas party was a great success and the children and staff had great fun and enjoyment.   A big thank you to Jake for putting out some great tunes and disco moves with the children.

Welcome to New Staff

We had to say goodbye to Dario and Jacob as they pursue new and exciting opportunities. We wish them all the best for the future.

We would like to welcome on board our staff team Melissa, Sue and Alexis .Melissa is a six form student at Christ the King Sixth Form and she is employed with us as a Trainee Play worker. Sue is working at the Breakfast and After School Club on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Sue has a wealth of experience working with Children and has spent over 12 years working for Family Action in London setting up projects and running Children Led groups. Alexis is joining us for Breakfast Club full time and is a qualified dance teacher and has a wealth of experience in the Creative Arts. Alexis will be setting up a Street dancing club at breakfast Club twice a week.

Duke of Edinburgh Award Volunteers

The CCC Club Staff would like to thank of the volunteers from HATG who have given their time over the past three months supporting the children and volunteering each week carrying out Art and Crafts activities. All of this will go towards their Duke of Edinburgh award hours of volunteering requirements in completing the course.

February Half term Holiday Scheme

We are now taking bookings for the holiday scheme. If you wish to book a place, please send you’re booking requirements via email to stephencobdenccc@gmail.com or karenpalmerccc@gmail.com to confirm a place. All bookings must be paid for in advance and you will be sent an invoice to pay before your booking is confirmed. The cost is £25.00 pounds per day or £110.00 for a full week. A 10% discount is given for those with siblings. Please ensure that you bring a healthy pack lunch and good footwear and warm clothing as the children will be going out. There will be a trip to the Cinema and Honor Oak Adventure Playground. A full program of daily evens will be on display in both Clubs by Monday 5th February.

Memorable password

As you are aware we are updating our systems for safeguarding purposes to include a memorable password for children who are collected by persons who are not regular collectors. We gave slips out back in October last year and asked for you to return to staff by the end of November. If you have not been given a slip or forgot to hand it back, please speak to a member of the staff team who will gladly give you a new slip for you complete and return. Children will be allowed to go home unless the memorable password is given.

 

Easter Holidays

We are not going to be operating a Holiday Scheme for the Easter Break as we do not have sufficient staff to cover over this period. We will be operating a May Half Term and Summer scheme. Further details to follow.

 

Changing days /sessions/clubs at school

If you wish to change or cancel sessions, you need to give sufficient notice to the CCC Club to enable us to amend our records and also please read the parent terms and conditions or how much notice is given. We understanding at some of the schools your children may change clubs, however, it is important that you email us to let us know and also inform your child’s class teacher, so we are all clear on this matter and children are not left at school uncollected.

 

Outstanding/Amended or Incorrect Invoices

If you have an Outstanding Invoice please can you make a prompt payment to clear your account? If you are having difficulties, please email Karen who will be able to discuss any issues or concerns. If you have an invoice that needs amending or is incorrect, please email cherwmoore@gmail.com who deals with all financial needs for the CCC Club and will be able to support and advise you.

Have a great Spring Term.

 

CCC Club team

 

 

 

 

 

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