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1224 Utoy Springs Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331 • (404) 629-5437

Policies & Procedures

Wynn Kids `R´ Kids is open to you, the parent, any time your child is present in the school

For the safety of all children, we do request that you make your presence known to the front desk and cooperate in not disrupting the school´s program. Parents are encouraged to eat breakfast or lunch with their child(ren) at the school. (See Front Desk for details.)

Children Served
Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies are open to children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old without discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, religion, race, color, sex, mental or physical disabilities.

Hours of Operation
Hours of operation for Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies are Monday through Friday from 6:30 am - 6:30 pm, 12 months a year.
Standard Holidays observed by Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies are:

New Year´s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after (to allow our teachers time with their families), and Christmas Day.

Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Schools are licensed for specific hours of operation; early arrival and late pick-up cannot be allowed.

If children are left at the school after closing time and no word is received from the parent(s) or an emergency contact cannot be reached, authorities will be contacted.

After the school´s licensed closing time, the school may charge a late pick-up fee.

Forms
Upon enrollment, your child(ren) will need all state, county and Kids ´R´ Kids forms completed in a timely manner. All forms necessary will be provided by Wynn Kids `R` Kids.

Information on forms regarding your child(ren) or specific school forms must be updated as needed.

Nutrition
Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks are available at Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Schools. Information will be provided by the school regarding the schedule for serving meals and snacks.

For bottle-fed children, parents must provide prepared formula placed in bottles.  All bottles must be labeled with child's first and last name and the date.  Wynn Kids `R` Kids will inform you of the policy regarding baby foods. All infant items should be marked with the child´s first and last name.

Weekly menus for children on table food are available for review.

Please see the Director for information regarding special diets and allergies.

Fees
A tuition and fee schedule will be provided by Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids school. You will be informed of all rates, discounts, late fees, activity fees, registration fees, check return fees, and any school-specific fees. (Fees may vary per school.)

The tuition and fee schedule will also provide you with information regarding when payments are due and any late charges to be applied. Also included on the tuition and fee schedule will be School Policies on Attendance, explaining the number of days that require full tuition and partial tuition.

Medication
All prescribed medication must be administered before coming to school.  The only medication that will be given at school is breathing treatments at 12pm.  A medication form for the breathing treatment must be filled out completely and signed by the parent or guardian before the treatment can be given.

Medical Emergency
If a child becomes ill, injured, or has an adverse reaction to prescribed medication while at the school, the parent(s) or emergency contact person will be notified immediately.

If it is necessary to seek immediate medical attention for a child, the child will be transported to the designated medical facility. * The child´s vehicle and emergency medical permission forms, as well as the health information file, will accompany the child.

In the event of an occurrence of a communicable disease as outlined by the Department of Health, written notification will be posted on the classroom door within 24 hours or the next business day.

*The medical facility for Wynn Kids `R` Kids is Hughes Spalding Children`s Hospital (The designated medical facility will be listed on all emergency, transportation, and enrollment forms.)

Transportation (From School)
Transportation is provided from elementary schools designated by the school.  Our schools include:

Deerwood Academy, Fickett Elementary, A. Phillip Randolph Elementary, and Adamsville Elementary

Transportation Agreements are signed once for each school year.

Vehicle Emergency Forms must be completed and information kept up-to-date.

If your child will not be picked up by Wynn Kids `R` Kids from school at the end of the school day, you must notify us no later than 1:00 PM.

Transportation (Field Trips)
Field Trip Permission Forms must be signed and dated for each field trip.

Vehicle Emergency Forms must be completed and information kept up-to-date.

Children going on field trips must wear a Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids shirt.

Identification will be provided by the school for each child.

Internet Access
Internet access to your child´s classroom is by password only. By enrolling your child at Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids you consent that your child(ren) may also be seen on the Internet by other persons viewing with passwords.

Internet access is available here at Wynn Kids `R` Kids and you will be given information upon enrollment.

Severe Weather, Fire or Emergency Situations
If an emergency situation develops such as severe weather, fire, physical damage to the building, or any other situation that poses a threat to the safety of the children, the School will take necessary action to ensure the safety of the children.  Safety is our first concern.

The school is equipped with a weather band radio, a fire alarm sprinkler system and fire extinguishers. Fire and severe weather drills are conducted according to state and county regulations or every 30 days.

If there is an emergency situation and it becomes necessary to close the school, parents will be notified to make arrangements for early pick-up.

If there is inclement weather and it is determined that the school will not open, parents will be instructed by the school regarding TV or radio stations providing closing information.

If an emergency situation develops and it is determined that the building or premises are unsafe, your child(ren) will be transported to a safe location.

Parents will be notified of the situation and you will be required to pick up your child(ren) as soon as possible.

Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco
In our effort to provide a safe, healthy environment in which each child may grow and develop, we maintain a school free of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use.

The use or presence of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco by school staff, parents, or anyone visiting the school is prohibited in the building or anywhere on the grounds .

The use or presence of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco is prohibited during any outing or field trip, as well as on any vehicle used by the school to transport your child(ren).

Discipline
At Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies, we use a method of "redirection" to guide your child(ren) toward appropriate behavior. If a child is engaged in behavior not conducive to a safe and happy learning environment, the teacher will "redirect" the child towards appropriate behavior. (The use of physical punishment and harsh language is prohibited.)

Parents or guardians are required to abide by the Kids `R´ Kids Discipline Policy any time they are on school property.

Dismissal Policy
The staff will work with each child to fulfill the needs of that child, and every effort will be made to provide a positive learning experience. Special needs will be accommodated when possible.

Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies reserves the right to ask parents to make alternative arrangements for care if it is determined that a child´s needs cannot be met, or the child has not adjusted to group care provided by the school. In the event behavior becomes disruptive to the program or becomes a problem that poses an unsafe situation for the child or other children in the class, alternative arrangements will be required.

If you, as a parent, are uncooperative in completing and returning forms, fail to pay your tuition on time, fail to follow any state or county regulations, or fail to follow any Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Policy or Procedure, it may be necessary to dismiss your child(ren) from the school.

The Parent`s Role
The relationship between parents and school staff is vital to the success of a child´s experience. A partnership must be formed the first day with open communication and understanding that the development and growth of the child is our top priority.

Parents can assist and help ensure a smooth transition by doing the following:

Sign children in and out at the front desk and then escort them to their designated class. Have all forms completed promptly. Update forms as needed when changes occur (i.e. new phone number, address, etc.). Keep staff informed of special needs or changes that might affect your child´s behavior. Notify the school if your child is ill. Do not bring an ill child to the school.

Notify the school if your child will be absent. Notify the school if you will be later than usual picking up your child. Provide a change of clothes marked with your child´s name. (Wynn Kids `R` Kids is not responsible for lost clothing.) Children should be dressed properly for the weather and play. Do not allow children to bring toys. Participate in the school´s special activities. Attend scheduled parent meetings and conferences. Ask questions and address concerns as they arise.

Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies reserves the right to change or revise any policies, procedures, or tuition/fee schedules when deemed necessary. Written notification will be provided to parents.

Wynn Kids ´R´ Kids Learning Academies is referred to as Kids ´R´ Kids, Kids ´R´ Kids Schools, school(s) and School(s).

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