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Ofsted Early Years March 2022 rated Good, Ofsted School June 2019 rated Good

'Children thrive in the early years'

'Strong, reflective teaching in a nurturing environment ensures that children achieve well'

'Pupils behave well, are polite and courteous'

Herts CC Early Years Effectiveness Inspection Feb 2020 - Children are well supervised and procedures for keeping them safe are effective

Limited baby spaces - book start date now for early 2023

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Wraparound Care


Children can attend Longwood between 7am and 7pm, Monday to Friday, throughout the year except Bank Holidays.

Before School care is available from 7am. A light breakfast of toast and cereals is available until 8.20am.

After-School Care is available until 7pm. Tea and a range of extra-curricular clubs are offered, some of which attract an additional fee. Please sign up via the school office.

From September 2021, children can choose from the following:

French Club, Monday, 3-3.30, Hartspring, £7.50 per session, Madame
Computer Club Tues & Wed, 3.10-3.40pm, Hillfield, Sarratt and Broadwater, £6 per session, Miss Stentiford
Cricket club, Tuesday, Attenborough and Old Park, after school fees apply, Mr Rossiter
Art Club, Wednesday 3.45-4.30, Attenborough, £80 per term, Mrs Rastrick
Netball Club, Wednesday 3.30-4.430, Year 4 and Old Park, after school fees apply, Miss Taylor
Football Club, Thursday, Attenborough and Old Park, after school fees apply, Mr Rossiter
Debating Club, Thursday, 3.45-4.15, Year 2, Attenborough and Old Park, after school fees apply, Mrs May
Street Dance, Thursday, Broadwater and Hartspring 3-3.30, Attenborough and Old Park 3.30-4pm, £30 for the term, fees paid direct to B Dance
Sports club, Friday, Attenborough and Old Park, after school fees apply, Mr Rossiter
Ballet, Friday 3-3.30 or 3.30-4pm, fees paid directly to the ballet school


Our holiday Scheme is available from 7am to 7pm throughout School Holidays. We arrange a fun-filled variety of organised events and activities as well as outings, visitors and entertainers. The Holiday Scheme is open to children who attend Longwood School and to children who attend other schools. For more details of the next programme, or to view past programmes, please click the link below.

The following PDFs are available:
Summer Holiday Booking Form
Summer Programme 2022
illustration on Wraparound Care