Children start arriving on our Infant and Junior playground from 8:40 am, when the school gates open. There are senior members of staff and the pastoral team available in the playground from 8.50 am. The school bell goes at 8.50 am, so all children should be in class ready to learn by 9.00 am. The school gates are locked at 9.00 am.

During morning playtime children in Nursery and Reception are provided with milk and fruit, KS1 children are provided with water and fruit and KS2 children can purchase toast and fruit (10p for a slice of toast, maximum of two slices and 10p for fruit).

During the afternoon session the KS1 children have ‘Structured Play’.

Nursery Reception / Y1 Y2 KS2
School starts 8.50 am 9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am
Morning break n/a 10.35 to 10.50 am 10.35 to 10.50 am 11.20 to 11.35 am
Lunch n/a 11.40 am Reception

12.00 pm Y1


12.00 pm 12.45 pm
Afternoon n/a 12.45 pm 12.45 pm 1.30 pm
School ends 11.50 am 3.15 pm 3.15 pm 3.15 pm


School finishes at 3.15 pm for all pupils, the gates are opened at 3.00 pm. Parents/carers can collect their children from the Infant and Junior playground promptly at 3.15 pm. Please let the teacher know if your child is being collected by another adult or contact the school office on 0121 464 2865.

Y5 and Y6 children may have parents’ permission to walk home, once a permission slip is signed and given to the school office