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The School Day

Our School Day

The school day starts at 8.50am, unless they attend nursery, which starts at 8.45am. If you have a child in both the nursery and school we ask that you drop your child at nursery first. If your child is in the infants and goes to breakfast club they will be taken to their building at the appropriate time.


Morning Playtime   At 10.00am until 10.15am is morning play for all children. Infants play in the playground adjoining the infant classrooms.  Junior children have access to a playground with a tyre park and a sports playground. 


Lunch  Infant children have a lunch break from 12.00pm and eat their lunch first followed by a lunch time play. Junior children have a lunch time play first which is followed by eating lunch.  Lunch time ends for all at 1.00pm.

Children in junior classes also have access to football coaching, tyre park and also an inside games club.


Afternoon Playtime  Infant children have a playtime from 2.15pm until 2.30pm.

Whole school/class assembly is daily at 2.55pm and on a Friday we have a whole school celebration assembly at 2.45pm.


School ends for all children at 3.15pm


In-school hours currently total 32hr and 5 minutes.  From September 2024, school's finishing time will extend to 3:20 to achieve the weekly total of 32hrs and 30mins.