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The school gates are opened at 8.30am and the school day begins at 8.55am. Children are expected to be inside the main playground by 8:50am ready to line up allowing time for classes to reach their classrooms and begin the day promptly by 8.55am. Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children gather in the playground and are greeted by their class teacher. Children attending Early Years are brought into the classroom by their parents using the Early Years entrance.
Full key stage assemblies for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 are held at the following times:
Singing together: Tuesdays at 15:00 – 15:30pm (KS1 and KS2).
Performance and Drama: Thursdays at 15:00 – 15:30 (KS1 and KS2).
Celebration and Values: Friday 10:00 – 10:30 (KS1), 10:35 – 11:00 (EYFS) and 12:00 – 12:00 (KS2).
Key Stage 1 and 2: 10.30 – 10:50am
Early Years and Foundation Stage begin their lunch at 11.45am.
Early Years and Foundation Stage begin their lunch at 11:55am.
Lunchtime for years 1-6 is from 12:30-13:30pm.
The school gates remain closed until 3.30pm. At 3.15pm all year groups prepare for the end of the day. At 3.30pm the main gates are then opened, once the children are assembled in the playground. This ensures the safeguarding of all children who are able to be collected safely by their parents and carers from the class teacher.
Breakfast Club is open from 7.30am each morning providing children with breakfast and activities before school. There is a small daily charge for this. If you would like your child to attend the Breakfast Club, please enquire at the main office regarding the most up to date costings and availability.
Additionally, children have the opportunity to sign up to a variety of after-school enrichment activities from Urban Street Dance to Basketball. Please enquire at the reception desk as to how to sign your child up to these activities.