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School Day

Journey to school and drop off

Many children walk, cycle or use their scooter to come to school. We have a large, secure bike shed by the main entrance and a scooter store on the Infant playground. If you do need to travel by car then please park SAFELY and abide by parking regulations - they are there to keep everyone safe.


Preschool's morning session starts at 09:00am.

Entrance to Preschool is to the left of the Front Office, along the side of the building near the flag pole and Junior bike shed.

It finishes at 11:45am. A lunch club is available from 11:45am until 12:45pm.

Check out our Preschool pages here.


Nursery's morning session starts at 08:45am. Entrance to Nursery is through the wooden side gate as you enter school from Selham Drive.

Infant children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 wait on the Infant playground. A teacher is on duty from 08:40am

The bell rings at 08:50am to start the day. Reception children go into school through their entrance, Year 1 and Year 2 go straight in via the Infant entrance.


Junior children in Year 3 to Year 6 (Key Stage 2) access the Junior playground by the green gate by the side of Pre-school. A teacher is on duty from 08:40am. Only Key Stage 2 children have access to the playground.

Children can go into class from 08:40am.

The bell rings at 08:50am to start the day.


Registration is between 08:50am and 09:00am. It is vitally important that children are in school on time so as not to miss the start of their learning.

Morning Sessions

In Key Stages 1 and 2, children will usually be learning reading, writing, phonics/spelling and mathematics throughout the morning sessions.

Morning Break

Children in Key Stages 1 and 2 have a fifteen minute break at 10:25am. Children in Nursery and Reception have break times which are integrated into their activities; at least half of which are experienced in the outdoor environment.

Morning Nursery

The morning session ends at 11:45am. Children should be collected from the wooden gate entrance to Nursery accessed from the Selham Drive entrance.


School meals are provided by Eden Food Services. All Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children are entitled to a free school meal. More information is available here.

Reception children eat their lunch at 11:30am and after playtime, return to class at 12:30pm

Year 1 eat at 12:00pm and return to class at 12:45pm. Year 2 eat at 12:15pm returning at 1:00pm.

Key Stage 2 children start lunch at 12:30pm and return to class at 1:15pm.

Afternoon Nursery

Nursery's afternoon session starts at 12:15pm and finishes at 3:15pm.

End of the day

Parents/carers of Infant children (YR, Y1 & Y2) are encouraged to wait on the Infant playground for the end of their day at 3:10pm. This allows a chance for staff to speak to parents and develop strong home-school partnerships.

Junior children (Y3 - Y6) are dismissed from the side of the main entrance at 3:15pm. Parents/carers are encouraged to wait at the top of the car park. 

If normal collection arrangements have to be altered e.g. you are delayed or another person is collecting your child, please let us know.  This avoids any confusion or upset.