At Bearsted Primary Academy, we proudly offer wrap-around care daily for parents and carers.  Our Breakfast and After School Clubs offer parents and carers, during term time, before and after school childcare in a positive, happy and exciting environment. Online booking is required on a term by term basis.

About our Breakfast and After School Clubs

Our Breakfast Club runs from 7:30am until 8:30am. The cost of our Breakfast Club is £3 per session. The cost  includes cereal, toast or crumpets and juice. Breakfast Club is run by the staff at Bearsted Primary Academy who oversee the children.

Booking is required for each term in advance, and there is a limit of 30 spaces per session. Places will be booked on a first come first served basis. After this limit has been reached, your child can be added to the waiting list.

Our After School Club runs from 3:00pm until 6:00pm.  

At 4:30pm children within the After School Club will be given a light tea provided by staff or children can make it themselves. The After School Club is again run by the staff at Bearsted who organise and arrange activities which the children can participate in. After School Club is charged at £9 per session.

Drop off at Breakfast Club

In the morning when dropping your child off at Breakfast Club we ask that when you arrive you press the doorbell located next to the intercom to alert a  member of the Breakfast Club staff who will come to collect your child.

Pick up from After School Club

When collecting your child up from the After School Club session please press the doorbell located next to the intercom. Students will be signed in by staff and parents/carers will need to sign the register when collecting.

If you will be late picking up your child please call reception on 01622 250040 before 3pm so that a member of the After School Club staff can be informed.

If someone else other than the parent is picking the child up (eg: grandparent, aunt, family friend) please inform your child’s class teacher or call the reception on 01622 2500 40 or email or pop into reception after drop off and inform Miss Nott or Mrs Ranger. You will also need to supply us with a password to allow us to release your child to the nominated person.

Booking and Payment

To book onto our wrap around care provision, please email To enable parents to use their childcare or Government vouchers where applicable, parents will be invoiced termly in advance for their child’s sessions. Payment will need to be made via bank transfer. Our wrap around care is limited to 26 children, including our nursery pupils, so please book early to avoid disappointment, especially those parents with siblings at our setting.

School Closure

If for any reason at all the school must close we will ensure that we contact you as soon as we can. You can also refer to our website or local radio.

Child’s Illness

If your child is ill and unable to attend school and their wrap around care sessions please call reception on 01622 250040. Please note that if your child is unable to attend the After School or Breakfast session there will be no refund for pre-booked sessions. However pre-booked sessions that may have been cancelled can be moved over to the following term in exceptional circumstances and only at the Principal’s discretion. Any questions regarding this please email

Late Collection

Please notify the After School Club on 01622 250040 if you are unable to pick up your child on time. We appreciate that there will be the occasional unavoidable emergency however should this begin to happen more frequently you will be charged. Late pick up after 6pm will be charged at £5 for the first 10 minutes then £5 for every 5 minutes after that.