start of the school day
The school day starts at 8.40am when the gates are opened and children make their way around to their classrooms. Here they will find their teachers and teaching assistants ready to welcome them with some early morning work. Parents will always be able to speak to a member of the Senior Leadership Team on the gate. At 8.50am the gates are closed and the register is taken - children who arrive after this time will have to come through the school office.
Children have a morning break from 10.30am to 10.50am where they can play with their friends or go to our school library if they would prefer. Children are also able to buy a fruit snack from the school office. Our playtimes are supervised by our staff to ensure that everyone has a fun and enjoyable time.
Lunch break is between 12.00pm and 1.00pm. Key Stage 1 children have their lunch at 12.00pm and Key Stage 2 children have theirs at 12.30pm.
Our catering company provide a wide variety of good-quality food for the children and all our kitchen staff are also parents of children in our school - they are cooking for their own children as well as yours! Dietary requirements can easily be arranged and don't forget that all Key Stage 1 children have a free lunch!
End of the Day
At 3.10pm, the gates are opened and parents can start to walk around to collect their children from the classrooms at 3.15pm when school finishes. Now is an opportune time to speak to staff but please be aware that they may not have long to speak as they will have other commitments such as meetings or clubs; teachers don't really finish work at 3.15pm!
We have a number of clubs that run after school and we also have our Owls Club where, for just £5 a day, your child will be given a snack and entertained by two of our highly-trained and enthusiastic members of staff, Mrs McGrath and Mrs Brisley.