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School Update – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Further information about how our Trust and schools are taking necessary precautions since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, can be found in our Trust’s ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) website section’.

To help families through lockdown and social distancing, new articles on Parent Info tackle some of the key issues they are experiencing, including:

Separated parents managing arrangements to see their child
Supporting teens to cope with lockdown
Looking after their mental health while stuck indoors
Starting difficult conversations about COVID-19 with your child

Child Care Support

Breakfast Club

Local breakfast and after school club, Little Learners, operate a daily drop off and pick up for children from Penhale Infant School.

Their Breakfast club costs £5, which includes breakfast, and is open from 7:30am-9:00am.

The school also operates a breakfast club.  There are two drop off times – 8:00am or 8:15am until 8:55am.  It includes breakfast for a cost of £2 per session. Please contact the school office for more details.

After-School Club

Little Learners provides an after school club that operates a daily pick up and drop off for children from Penhale Infant School.

After-school club costs £9, includes a light snack and is open from 3:15pm – 6:00pm.

Discount for both breakfast and after-school club is only available if using on the same day – The discounted cost per day is £12.60.

Penhale Infant School runs a sports club, once a week, after school for pupils in Key Stage One.  There is also a Choir Club that runs once a week after school.  Both of these clubs do have limited spaces. 


GAP Club

The GAP Club supports parents who have children at our affiliated junior school, Newbridge Junior’s and runs after school until 3:40pm.  There is no charge for this club.

In order to use it parents or carers must have a child at Newbridge Junior School.

If you are working and need longer after school child care, there is a provider called ‘Little Learners’ who will bring your child to the school and collect them after school.  They also provide holiday care.

All details are available at the school office.