The School Day
No school day is ever the same! However, we do have a timetable which provides a structured framework for the children's learning. We place a high emphasis on children developing a love of reading and language - this is reflected in by each class having a dedicated reading slot each day, and story time at the end of most days.
Our school day starts at 8.50 am with Hands Up, the signal teaching staff give to bring the children to a quiet standstill in the school playground. The day ends at 3.25pm, when children are released to their parents waiting outside the classrooms or on the playground. During the day, we have staggered times for break and lunch, to allow us to maximise the safe use of our inside and outside spaces.
|Reception||typically have a morning and afternoon break to suit the day's learning activities, lunch from 12-1pm|
|Y1 and Y2||typically have break at 10:40 -11:00, lunch from 12 - 1, and afternoon break at 2.30|
|Y3 to Y6||typically have break at 11:00-11:20, and lunch from 12.30 - 1.25.
They do not usually have an afternoon break.
The school day is from 8.50am to 3.25pm, but there are 10 minutes of supervision outside these hours.
Children must not arrive in school before 8.40 am as they will not be supervised. At the start of the day, parents must stay with their child on the school playground until the duty teacher arrives outside at 8.50 am.
If parents are running late, they must contact the School Office to alert staff, so that children can be kept safe at the end of the day. Where parents have not arrived to collect their child by 3.35pm, the teacher will take the child to the School Office and they will be booked into After School care (chargeable) until the parent arrives to collect them.
For parents who wish to drop off/pick up outside the normal school hours, we have a brilliant, low-cost Breakfast Club and After School club facility.