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SCHOOL DAY

The typical term-time school week begins on a Sunday morning and ends on a Thursday afternoon. Fridays and Saturdays are weekend days off.

Please be aware that is the responsibility of parents to ensure their children arrive safely at the school grounds at the beginning of the school day and likewise are safely collected from the school grounds at the end of the day or after activities.

  • The school day begins at 7:35 am
  • The main gate is open from 6:45 am
  • The nursery gate is open from 7:00 am to 7:40 am
  • Nursery & Reception children must be accompanied by a parent, recognised driver or nanny, or by a sibling of secondary age, and are to be dropped off at the main door of the EYFS building.
  • Key Stage 1 (Years 1 & 2) children are to enter the school via the side gate and will enter the primary school building via the doors on the left-hand side (directly opposite EYFS entrance).
  • Key Stage 2 (Years 5 to 6) children are to enter the school via the front gate and proceed through the main school reception area into the right side hand side of The Heather Brennan Auditorium. Staff members will be on hand to assist. As students (and parents) arrive at school they will have their temperature checked using a thermographic body temperature measuring camera located at the entry area.
  • The school day ends at 1:50 pm.
  • The nursery gate is open from 12:00 noon to 12:20 pm and 1:40 pm to 2:10 pm.
  • Nursery children must be collected from the outside door of their classroom at 12:00noon. Reception children must be collected from the outside door of their classroom at 1:50 pm. If collecting a child/ren in EYFS/KS1 and KS2 you must collect the younger child and walk around the building to the main entrance to go and collect the KS2 child.
  • Years 1 & 2 children must be collected at 1.50 pm. One adult per child will enter the school via the side gate and pick up the children from the classroom’s outside doors. If collecting a child/ren in EYFS/KS1 and KS2 you must collect the younger child and walk around the building to the main entrance to go and collect the KS2 child.
  • Years 3 & 4 children must be collected at 1.50 pm. One adult per child will enter via the front gate and proceed to the primary playground. Children will be waiting on the left-hand side (near the Auditorium) and will be released to the supervising adults as they are identified. If collecting a child/ren in EYFS/KS1 and KS2 you must collect the younger child and walk around the building to the main entrance to go and collect the KS2 child.
  • Year 5 & 6 children must be collected at 1.50 pm. One adult per child will enter via the front gate and proceed to the secondary playground. Children will be waiting under the shaded area and will be released to the supervising adults as they are identified. If collecting a child/ren in EYFS/KS1 and KS2 you must collect the younger child and walk around the building to the main entrance to go and collect the KS2 child.

Secondary School

  • Secondary students should leave school immediately at 1:45 pm unless they are attending an after school activity. If for any reason, students are unable to leave at 1:45 pm, they must report to the supervised homework study room. Students attending a late activity (2:25 pm – 3:25 pm) must also report to the supervised homework study room.

If a child has to leave school before the end of the school day, the person collecting the child should:

Primary School

  • Provide ID to security at the main gate and receive a visitor’s pass.
  • Report to the school office the reason for early collection.
  • The Receptionist will arrange for the child to be brought to the school office.
  • Return to the school office so that office staff can sign the child out and provide an early leaver’s pass.
  • Go to security at the main gate, hand in the early leaver’s pass and visitor’s pass, receive ID and exit with child.

Secondary School

  • Students should give a letter to the Form Tutor. The Form Tutor will sign and return the letter.
  • Students should then show the letter to the class teacher prior to leaving and report to the
    school office.
  • The letter is given to the school office and the office will provide an early leaver’s pass.
  • The adult collecting the student must sign the student out at the office.

Nursery

  • Our Nursery intake is staggered, with a specific starting date for each child at the beginning of the year, to allow each child enough time to settle.
  • Nursery school starting time is the same as for the rest of the school, with the doors opening at 7:00 am. Nursery finishes at 12:00 pm when the Nursery side gate will be open until 12:20 pm for collection.

Reception

  • Reception school starting time is the same as for the rest of the school, with the doors opening at 7:40 am.
  • Reception finishes at 1:50 pm. Children are to be collected from outside their classrooms.