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The School Day

The school operates a nine period day for pupils in Reception to Year 6.

In Reception to Year 2 these teaching periods are of 25/30 minutes duration.

In Years 3 to 6, these teaching periods are of 30/35 minutes duration. Home times in Reception to Year 2 are staggered with a slightly later finishing time in Years 3 to 6.

Reception

8.00 - 8.30 am Before School Care
8.30 - 8.45 am Classrooms open
8.45 - 9.00 am Registration
9.00 - 10.00 am Lessons 1 and 2
10.00 am Snack Session
10.15 - 10.45 am Lesson 3
10.45 - 11.05 am Morning Break
11.05 - 12.05 pm Lessons 4 and 5
12.05 - 1.20 pm Lunch
1.20 - 1.40 pm Assembly
1.40 - 2.30 pm Lessons 6 and 7
2.30 - 3.20 pm Lessons 8 and 9
3.20 pm End of School - Reception

Years 1 and 2

8.45 am Registration
8.55 - 10.45 am Lessons
10.45 - 11.05 am Morning Break
11.05 - 12.05 pm Lessons
12.05 - 1.20 pm Lunch
1.20 - 1.30 pm Assembly
2.30 - 2.40 pm Break
2.40 - c.3.30 pm Lessons
3.20 pm End of School Day - Reception
3.25 pm End of School - Year 1
3.30 pm End of School - Year 2

Year 3 to Year 6

Boys should arrive in the school play ground between 8.30 and 8.45 am when the classrooms will be open.

8.55 am Registration
8.55 - 9.15 am Form Time/ Assembly
9.15 - 9.45 am Period 1
9.45 - 10.15 am Period 2
10.15 - 10.45 am Period 3
10.45 - 11.05 am Morning Break
11.05 - 11.35 am Period 4
11.35 - 12.05 pm Period 5
12.05 - 1,20 pm Lunch
1.20 - 1.55 pm Period 6
1.55 - 2.30 pm Period 7
2.30 - 2.45 pm Afternoon Break
2.45 - 3.20 pm Period 8
3.20 - 3.55 pm Period 9
3.55 pm End of the School Day

Key Facts

  • Boys in Reception to Year 2 can go to Before School Club in Centenary House Hall which is open from 8.00am
  • Boys in Reception to Year 2 go to 'Hoots' After School Club in Centenary House Hall which is open until 6.00pm
  • Boys in Years 3 to 6 are supervised in the school playground from 8.00am
  • Boys in Years 3 to 6 go to 'Owls' After School Club in the Library which is open until 6.00pm
  • Some clubs and activities operate after school, and boys can be taken to either 'Hoots' or 'Owls' following an activity
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