Our School Day

Our day begins with a ‘soft start’. At 8.45am the bell is rung and the doors opened so that the children can come calmly into school.

Registers are taken at 8.55am. Children arriving after 9.00am will be marked as late.

Key StageSessionTimes
EYFS (Reception)Morning8.55am to 12.15pm
Afternoon1.05 to 3.05pm
KS1 (Years 1 and 2)Morning (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)8.55am to 12.30pm
Afternoon (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)1.20 to 3.10pm
Morning (Wed) *8.55am to 12.15pm
Afternoon (Wed) *1.05 to 3.10pm

At the end of the day staff hand over the children to their parents in the playground. Children are not allowed to leave the site unless a parent or other known adult (18 years or over) is there to collect them.

  • Reception children should be collected at 3.05pm each day (31 hours and 40 mins).
  • Key Stage 1 children should be collected at 3.10pm each day (32 hours and 5 mins).

* Note: Wednesdays are known as ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’ and the KS1 lunchtime break matches EYFS on that day.

Changes to the School Day from September 2024

From September 2024, our school day will be slightly increasing in length to ensure we meet the government requirements of a school week of at least 32.5hrs.

DetailsInfant SchoolJunior School
Doors open for a 'soft start'8.40am8.45am
Beginning of the school day (doors close)8.45am8.50am
End of the school day3.15pm3.20pm
Length of school day6.5 hours6.5 hours