Our school day
The school day begins at 9 o'clock and ends at 3.00pm.
The doors open at 8.50am.
From September 2023 our day will begin with the doors opening at 8.45am and the school day ending at 3.15pm. There will be a morning break and a shorter afternoon break which the classes will take at the best times for them to optimise learning. Lunchtime is between 12 noon and 1pm.
The Sunflower children enter and leave the building via their side door.
The Fireflies enter the school building via the main door and leave at the end of the day via the school playground.
It is important that children attend school every day unless they are ill. If your child is ill please inform the school office prior to the start of the school day.
Please ensure any appointments are made outside school hours.
Holidays during term time are not permitted unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Penalty fines will be issued for unauthorised absences.
Nursery Children start at 9 o'clock and finish at 12 o'clock.
We offer places to 3 year olds in our Nursery and rising 3's depending on availability of spaces.
Our intake number depends on the number of Reception children in school as they are taught together.
We have celebration assembly on Friday morning.
Each week parents will be invited by letter to celebrate their children's achievements in school.
The chosen children will receive a ribbon and certificate.
SNACKS AND WATER
Fruit is offered to children at break times and every child is provided with a water bottle and encouraged to drink fresh water throughout the school day.
UNIVERSAL FREE SCHOOL MEALS
All children from Reception to Year 2 are currently entitled to universal free school meals. All our meals are cooked on site in our school kitchen from fresh ingredients.
We have recently changed our reading scheme to Collins Big Cat in line with phonics. We value reading at home and at school and ask that children read at home regularly. Reading is the key to all learning and an especially important skill to learn.