FAQ'sAfter School - Important things you will want to know
You must register using the registration form prior to booking a club/after school creative session.
Children are welcome at the poponin after school from Year 1. If your child is in reception they are also welcome provided an older sibling is attending the club on the same days.
poponin works in a way that enables everyone to use their services when needed and convenient to you. You do not have to sign up for extended periods, although it is beneficial to do some, a regular creative session is very beneficial. There is no registration fee. Once registered you can call upon the services as and when you need them. If you only need an hour, just give us a call. Need pick up after a school club, give us a call.
poponin purposefully limit the number of after school creative clubbers to ensure ‘clubbers’ have a very enjoyable time in a relaxed, home from home fun environment. For this reason, if you want to be part of the club on a regular basis we strongly recommend booking in advance. For adhoc days, we recommend booking online in advance, but if you are seriously stuck we will always try to help out at short notice.
poponin charges: block booking rates £13.50 up to 5.00pm, £14.50 up to 5.30 and £20.00 up to 6.00pm. Day to day adhoc rates £14.00 up to 5.00, £15.50 up to 5.30 and £21.00 up to 6.00pm per person.
poponin’s team encourage and run with your child’s creative theme and are enthused by their passion and ideas.
poponin give an abundance of guidance, steer when and where needed and bring things back on track as required
poponin’s core team are DBS checked to an enhanced level
poponin’s core team are First Aid Qualified
All children must be registered at poponin to take advantage of our service. Once registered you can call us, even at short notice, should you be stuck in a meeting, traffic jam, late lunch or for whatever reason, and we will pick up your chlidren.
poponin by nature of what we do, is officially not required to be Ofsted registered BUT we embrace their guidelines.
poponin is fully insured on premises and for picks ups.
poponin offers all children snacks and drinks throughout their visit, in their time frame and when they are hungry or thirsty.
poponin only charge for the days your children are guests, provided the individual terms and conditions are followed. There are no registration fees, no minimum or maximum attendance criteria unless you want to take advantage of block booking rates.
poponin offer various payment options: in advance for full term block booking which can attract a 5% discount, monthly invoicing strictly by agreement/arrangement or payment at time of booking. All payments can be made via bacs, credit card or cash.
poponin want to ensure the level of flexibility can be maintained so do appreciate as much notice as possible if you have made a booking and can’t make it. Please refer to the cancellation charges in the individual terms and conditions.
poponin is very flexible, for example; if your child has a club and requires a later pick up or needs picking up from school and dropping to a club, talk to us, we can assist, taking into account pickup location and time. (This may not be possible during COVID-19 period and will be dependent on staff levels)
poponin will collect from the local school area; we are currently based in Hurstpierpoint but do travel. Please call to discuss options 01273 833 393 or email, depending on location minimum numbers do apply.