School Routines

The School Year

The dates for School terms are published at least one year in advance, they are emailed home and available to view here.

It is expected that parents will not interrupt their child’s education by taking holidays in term time.

Term Dates 

The School Calendar

A termly calendar of important dates and fixtures is published a term in advance.

Timings of the School Day

Early Years 1

Pupils in Early Years 1 attend on a sessions basis.

Early Years I - Timings of the School Day

Morning Session8.30 - 11.30Parents dropping off older children are welcome to place their Early Years children in Breakfast Club until 8.30am.
At break time the Early Years pupils play in the Early
Years Garden, Tennis/Netball courts, Sensory
Garden or in the Dell.
Lunch12.00 - 12.30Optional for all pupils aged 3+
Afternoon Session12.30 - 15.15
Collection15.15Pupils are collected from the Early Years entrance where they are handed over to parents by a member of staff. Pupils will be kept indoors until parents arrive.

The Pre-Prep Day (Early Years 2, and Years 1 and 2)

Pupils enter full time education in Early Years 2.

Drop off and collection times are therefore consistent with those for pupils in Years 1 and 2. Early Years class has its own morning break but pupils in Early Years 2 join Year 1 and Year 2 for lunchtime play.

The Pre-Prep Day (Early Years 2, Years 1 and 2)

Arrive at School8.00 - 8.20
School day starts- Registration, Form time, reading, Hymn Practice (Thursday)8.30
Lessons 1 - 3
8.55
Morning break10.40
Lessons 4 - 511.00
Lunch12.10
Lessons 6 - 8, followed by Form time
(Early Years 2 start the afternoon with 'Quiet time)
13.15
Home time15.15

The Prep Day (Years 3 – 6)

The Prep Day (Years 3 - 6)

Arrive at School8.00 - 8.20
School day starts - Registration, Form time, reading, Hymn Practice Thursdays8.30
Lessons 1 - 38.55
Morning Break10.40
Lessons 4 - 611.00
Lunch12.45
Lessons 7 - 9, followed by Form time13.55
Home time15.50

Lesson Timetables

Pupils in Prep are given their own Pupil Planners into which they enter daily lesson timetables and homework details. Parents and Form Teachers are asked to read and sign Pupil Planners at the end of each week as confirmation that homework has been completed.

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