School Day

The School Day

7.45am – 8.45am Morning Club
8.40am School Gates to playground (via car park) open
8.50am (bell) School/Registration Starts
8.55am (bell) Lesson Preparation / Morning task
9.00am – 10.30am Lesson 1
10.30am – 10.45am Break
10.45am – 11.45am Lesson 2 (Early Years)
10.45am – 12noon Lesson 2 (Key Stage 1)
10.45am – 12.10pm Lesson 2 (Key Stage 2 )
11.45am – 1.00pm Lunch time (exact timing dependent on key stage – see above)
1.00pm – 3.00pm Afternoon lessons (Key stage 1)
1.00pm – 3.05pm Afternoon lessons (Key Stage 2)
2.50pm – 2.55pm School gates open for parents to access playground for home time
3.00pm School finishes for Key Stage 1
3.05pm (bell) School finishes for Key Stage 2
3.15pm – 4.15pm Extra-Curricular activities (e.g. sports, choir)
3.00pm – 6.00pm After-School Club
6.00pm School closes/school gates closed at 6.00pm

Teaching Time

There are no set/legal requirements for teaching time in the EYFS or at Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2.  There are, whoever, some recommendations which suggest the following:

Key Stage 1  : 21 hours teaching time

Hours Weekly Hours
School Hours, 8.50am – 3.00pm daily 30 hours 50 minutes
less registration (15 minutes per day) 1 hour 15 minutes
less lunchtime (1 hour per day) 5 hours
less break/snacks (25 minutes per day) 2 hours 5 minutes

less assemblies/singing (1 hour 15mins per week)

1 hour 30 minutes
School Teaching Time (Key Stage 1) 21 hours 30 minutes

Key Stage 2  : 23½  hours teaching time

Hours Weekly Hours
School Hours, 8.50am – 3.05pm daily 31 hours 15 minutes
less registration (15 minutes per day) 1 hour 15 minutes
less lunchtime (50 minutes per day) 4 hours 10 minutes
less break/snacks (15 minutes per day) 1 hour 15 minutes

less assemblies/singing (1 hour 15 minutes per week)

1 hour 15 minutes
School Teaching Time (Key Stage 2) 23 hours 20 minutes

School Event Timings

Parents’ Evenings (Short session) 3.30pm – 5.30pm (usually on a Tuesday)
Parents’ Evenings (Long session) 3.30pm – 7.30pm (usually on a Wednesday)
Evening Concerts/Performance 7.00pm – 8.45pm (usually Key Stage 2 only)
PTA meetings 6.45pm – 8.00pm
Summer Fair 12noon – 3.00pm (usually the final Saturday in June)

 

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