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Our School Day

The School Day


Breakfast Club

For children in our breakfast club, the school day begins at 8.00 am. A breakfast of toast, cereal, yogurt and fresh fruit plus juice is provided. For further details, please read here.


If you are interested in using our breakfast club to allow you an earlier start, please email the school office and we will contact you over the next week to confirm your place/s if we are in a position to accomodate.


The School Day

The school day begins at 8.55am; children can be dropped off between 8.45am and 8.55am at the entrance gates allocated for each year group:

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2: Playground

Year 3 and Year 4: Headteacher Door

Year 5 and Year 6: Kitchen Door

    Lunchtimes are staggered (12-1.30pm), with Reception children starting at 12pm.


    Pick-up times:

    The school day for Reception children ends at 3.15pm. Children can be collected between 3.15pm and 3.25pm from the Playground.

    The school day for Year 1 to Year 4 children ends at 3.30pm. Children can be collected from the Playground.

    The school day for Year 5 children ends at 3.30pm. Children can be collected at 3.30pm from the Kitchen Door.

    The school day for Year 6 children ends at 3.30pm. Children can be collected at 3.30pm from the Headteacher Door.


    Parents with children coming out from different gates may request to pick all of them up from the Playground. Please contact the School Office in writing at


    This is a happy place to come to school - Ofsted 2021