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Our School Day


Nursery and Reception

The school day starts at 8.55am and finishes at 11. 55am for children who have  a 15 hour place  and

3 05pm for children who have a 30 hour place. . 

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 10.30am to 10 45am.

KS2 (Y3, Y4, Y5 & Y6) have daily playtimes from 11.10am to 11.25am.


Children in Nursery and Reception have their lunch at 11.40am. 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 Collectiom

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. 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 2021 - 2022

Term Dates 2021-2022

Autumn Term

Thursday, 2nd September 2021 to Friday, 22nd October 2021

Half Term: Monday, 25th October 2021 to Friday, 29th October 2021

Monday, 1st November 2021 to Tuesday, 21st December 2021


Spring Term

Wednesday, 5th January 2022 to Friday, 11th February 2022

Half Term: Monday, 14th February 2022 to Friday, 18th February 2022

Monday, 21st February 2022 to Friday, 1st April 2022


Summer Term

Tuesday, 19th April 2022 to Friday, 27th May 2022

Half Term: Monday, 30th May 2022 to Friday, 3rd June 2022

Monday, 6th June 2022 to Wednesday, 20th July 2022


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

Wednesday, 1st September 2021

Thursday 2nd December 2021 .  Please Note - that school will also be closed on Friday 3rd December, day in lieu of the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday.

Tuesday 4th January 2022

Friday 27th May 2022

Monday 6th June 2022

Bank Holidays

Please click here for a printable copy of the 2021 - 2022 term dates

Term Dates 2022  - 2023 

Autumn Term 

Monday, 5th September 2022 to Friday, 21st October 2022 

Half Term:  Monday, 24th October 2022 to Friday, 28th October 2022 

Monday, 31st October 2022 to Friday, 16th December 2022 

Spring Term 

Tuesday, 3rd January 2023 to Friday, 10th February 2023 

Half Term:  Monday, 13th February 2023 to Friday, 17th February 2023 

Monday, 20th February 2023 to Friday, 31st March 2023 

Summer Term 

Monday, 17th April 2023 to Friday, 26th May 2023 

Half Term:  Monday, 29th May 2023 to Friday, 2nd June 2023 

Monday, 5th June 2023 to Friday, 21st July 2023 

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

Thursday, 1st September 2022  - school closed

Friday, 2nd December 2022 - school closed

3 further days to be arranged 

Occasional Days 

19th December 2022  - school closed

20th December 2022 - school closed

School will be closed on: 

Bank Holidays 

Please click here for a printable copy of the 2022 - 2023 term dates