Globe Primary School

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Term Dates

Our School Day

Nursery and Reception

The school day starts at 8.55am and finishes at 11. 55am for part time children and

3 05pm for fulltime children. 

Reception children start at 8.55am and finish at 3.05pm.

Years 1 to 6

Children in years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 start at 8.55am and finish at 3.15pm.

It is essential that parents ensure that children are in the school playground each day by 8.50am so that children have time to say hello to their friends and are on time for class.

Any time after 8.55am is counted as late and marked in the school register as such. 

Morning playtimes

Nursery and Reception children have continual access to the outdoor area throughout the day and there are no designated playtimes.

KS1 (Y1 and 2) have daily playtimes from 10.35am to 10.50am.

KS2 (Y3, Y4, Y5 & Y6) have daily playtimes from 10. 50am to 11.05am.


Children in Nursery and Reception have their lunch at 11. 45am. Those in Y1 and Y2 have lunch at 12.05pm to 12. 55pm.  Y3 – Y6 children begin their lunch break at 12. 25pm and end at 1. 15pm.

Drop-off and collection

At the beginning and end of the school day, parents are encouraged to be in the playground by 8 50. This helps to build up a close relationship between home and school, we want to have good links with all parents. Parents start off by bringing children into the Nursery and Reception classes and then children go in by themselves in order to foster independence.  In Years One to Six teachers collect children from the playground and take them to the classroom in an orderly line.  We cannot allow parents to come in with classes as the classrooms are situated on the top and middle floor and it would be a safety risk to have so many people on the staircases at this time.

Nursery and Reception classes are collected from the classroom doors at home time.  Years One to Six children are brought to the playground by the teachers.  Children must not be taken from their line or collection point until the teacher says so. 

If normal 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.  We will not allow anyone to take your child unless we are certain who they are and you must always inform us if someone different is to collect your child.

Getting to school

To get to and from school, walking is definitely the best option! There are lots of benefits: it’s healthier than travelling by car, it improves the safety of pedestrians and road-users, and it respects nearby residents and parking regulations. Alternatively, we have some bike and scooter racks. If you do need to travel by car, please park wisely, not on the double yellow lines and do not drop children off in the middle of the road ad this puts your child and other children at risk.

TERM DATES 2016-2017

Autumn Term

Monday, 5th September 2016 to Friday, 21st October 2016

Half Term: Monday, 24th October 2016 to Friday, 28th October 2016

Monday, 31st October 2016 to Friday 16th December 2016

Spring Term

Wednesday, 4th January 2017 to Friday, 10th February 2017

                           Half Term: Monday, 13th to Friday, 17th February 2017

Monday, 20th February 2017 to Friday 31st March 201

Summer Term

Tuesday, 18th April 2017 to Friday, 26th May 2017

Half Term: Monday, 29th May to Friday, 2nd June 2017

Monday, 5th June 2017 to Friday, 21st July 2017

 Staff Training Days                                                                           

Thursday, 1st September 2016

Friday, 2nd September 2016

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

2 other days to be arranged

Wednesday Music Centre Dates for 2016 - 2017

TERM DATES 2017 - 2018

Autumn Term

Thursday, 7th September 2017 to Friday, 20th October 2017

Half Term: Monday, 23rd October 2017 to Friday, 27th October 2017

Tuesday, 31st October 2017 to Wednesday, 20th December 2017


Spring Term

Thursday, 4th January 2018 to Friday, 9th February 2018

               Half Term: Monday, 13th February 2018 to Friday, 16th February 2018

                         Monday, 19th February 2018 to Thursday, 29th March 2018


Summer Term

 Monday, 16th April 2018 to Friday, 25th May 2018

 Half Term: Monday, 28th May 2018 to Friday, 1st June 2018

 Monday, 4th June 2018 to Friday, 20th July 2018


School Closed for Staff Training Days (5 days each year)                                                                                                

Monday, 4th September 2017

Tuesday, 5th September 2017

Wednesday, 6th September 2017

Monday, 30th October 2017

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018