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The Croft Before and After School Club

The Croft is a private business run within the school building by Paula Smith. The Before and After School Club is available from 7:45 – 8:55am, and from 3:15 – 6:00pm for children at Wheatcroft.

For further details, contact Paula Smith at, or ask at the school office.


CHIPS is a playscheme for children with additional needs and their families.

KOOTH – Free online mental health support for 10-25 year olds in Hertfordshire

Children and young people in Hertfordshire can now get free online emotional and mental health support, using a website called

Anyone aged between 10 and 25 and registered with a Hertfordshire GP surgery, can sign up, choose an avatar (an online character) to represent them anonymously and have an online chat with a counsellor or therapist. Kooth’s counsellors are available until 10pm, 365 days a year, to help with lots of different problems, including family problems, eating disorders, loneliness, bullying, anxiety and depression. Users can also talk to other young people anonymously on the moderated forums whenever they like and keep an online journal.

University of Hertfordshire

The school has active links with this university including giving placements to students who are training to be teachers.