The School Day
Gates open at 8.40am to allow for a soft opening for all children - this reduces congestion within the school building but also reduces congestion on the surrounding roads for our neighbours. .
(Year 1 and 2 via entrance on Howlett Hall Road)
(Reception, Years 3 to 6 via entrance on Whickham View)
All children are offered a breakfast bagel upon arrival to class as we recognise that children learn best when they a not hungry.
Lessons begin at 8.50am.
All children have a 15 minute break during the morning session.
The lunch breaks are staggered with all classes having a 55minute lunch break.
Afternoon breaks are 15 minutes for children in Reception to Year 4. Year 5 and 6 have a 10 minute break.
The school day finishes at 3.20pm for all children.
(Year 1 and 2 exit at the Howlett Hall Road gate)
(Reception, Years 3 to 6 exit at the Whickham View gate)
The school week is 32.5 hours for all children.