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The School Day

Our School Day

The school day starts when children are allowed into class 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.  Registration is at 8.55am for all children.


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 football playground. 

Infant children are streamed into phonics groups every day at 11.30am and junior children have group guided reading sessions at 11.30am.


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


Children are collected from different doors around the school, you will be advised which one at the beginning of each school year.