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The School Day

This page contains details about the school day.  Much more information can be found in the latest School Prospectus, which can be found in the 'Information' and then 'Useful Documents' section of this website.

Morning Playground

The school gates are unlocked in the morning at 8.40 a.m. when parents and children can enter the playground (there are gates on Back Lane and the Clappers Foopath).  Whilst there are two members of staff are on duty during the morning session (usually there is one member of staff in the playground and one member of staff at the Back Lane school gate), please note that children are the reponsibility of their parents before the school bell rings in the morning.


The main school bell rings at 8.50 a.m., when children should line up quietly and wait for their class teacher.  Registration takes place from 8.50 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.  Any children arriving after this time will be marked as late - which could impact on their attendance percentage.


Lunchtime runs from 12.00 noon to 1.10 p.m. in Key Stage 1 and 12.10 p.m. to 1.10 p.m. in Key Stage 2.  Teaching Assistants and members of the Leadership Team are on duty every day, with Mealtime Supervisors on duty in the dining hall.  Afternoon registration runs from 1.10 p.m. to 1.20 p.m.

Afternoon Playground

The school gates are unlocked at 3.00 p.m. when parents can enter the playground.  The school day ends for Key Stage 1 at 3.10 p.m. and Key Stage 2 at 3.15 p.m.  All teaching staff bring their classes onto the playground and check who children are going home with (unless older children have been given parental permission to walk home on their own or with friends).

If you are likely to arrive late in the afternoon to collect your child(ren), please let us know by contacting the main school office.  All children will be looked after near the main school office at the end of the school day if they haven't been collected. 

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