The After-School Club offers a varied programme
When lessons are over, reception-class pupils of the I. E. Lichtigfeld School who have signed up for the After-School Club receive a cooked lunch without even having to leave the building. A broad programme follows, of games, fun, working groups and homework supervision.
The After-School Club in the Ignatz Bubis Community Centre is in the same building as the E1 and E2 reception classes of the I. E. Lichtigfeld School. This gives many parents particular peace of mind because they know that their 5 to 7-year-old doesn’t need to cross a single road to get there. We currently take care of 110 children from classes E1 and E2.
After lessons, the After-School Club team collects the children from their classroom and, after a brief break for exercise, provides them with a cooked kosher lunch prepared by Sohar’s Restaurant. From 1.30 p.m. onwards, kids can join activities in a variety of groups, all working on different topics. Depending on their mood or interests, they can decide for themselves which groups they will join in and sign up accordingly. From 2.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. the kids get to play and let off steam in the school playground before coming indoors for some more free play. From 3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m., E2 children do their homework in supervised sessions in their classrooms. E1 children do not have homework yet. Afterwards, they are free to play until 5.00 p.m.
One of the key features of our After-School Club is the fact that each group of children has fixed contacts, but kids still remain free to interact with the other supervisors and mingle with other groups, of course.
Jointly organised by the After-School Club, youth centre, TuS Makkabi and I. E. Lichtigfeld School, the afternoon programme of activities is very wide-ranging. As well as sports such as table tennis, basketball, acrobatics and ballet, it includes art groups, piano, percussion and guitar lessons, and even special courses to enhance motor and language skills. There is a charge for some of these classes.
Another option for children is to withdraw to the listening room, where they can choose their entertainment from a range of audiobooks and music CDs.
For a place for your kid in the After-School Club, go to www.kindernetfrankfurt.de via the online portal of the City of Frankfurt.
CHILDCARE DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
During the school holidays, kids can join us for fun and games from Mondays to Thursdays, from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., and on Fridays from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
The Holiday Club is staffed by the same team as the After-School Club and gives kids plenty of time to develop and implement their creative ideas. However, it does use different rooms from the After-School Club, as many activities are unlike those during term-time. They include shopping, cooking, table football tournaments, excursions and a range of artistic projects.