The School Day



8:45am School opens


All children in class for registration

9:05am - 9:10am

Start of the Day

9:10am - 10:10am

Session 1

10:20am - 10:40am


10:40am - 10:55am  Break

10:55am - 12:00pm

Session 2

12:00pm - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 1:10pm


1:10pm - 2:10pm

Session 4

2:10pm - 3:15pm

Session 5


Children dismissed from classrooms

3:25pm  Close of the school day

Length of school day weekly total

33 hours and 20 minutes

Arrival at School

The school doors open at 8:45am. Children line up on the two playgrounds and make their way to their own classrooms to complete short activities before the start of the school day.  Being at school on time is very important as arriving just a few minutes late means they miss out on the first part of the school day.  If your child is late they will need to enter school via the main door and report to the school office before being taken to class.

Lunch time Arrangements

School Dinners:

School meals offer a selection of three main meals, including salad and desserts every day.  All our meals are nutritionally balanced over the course of our 4 week cycle.

Packed Lunches:

We also provide facilities for children to bring packed lunches from home.  Packed lunches should be brought to school in a clearly marked container / lunchbox and we ask that parents / carers try to  ensure the contents are healthy and children are provided with enough nutrition for the afternoon activities.  Glass bottles, fizzy drinks and cans of 'pop' should not be brought to school.

If a child forgets their packed lunch we will provide a school meal and ask that payment for it is brought to school the following day.

Break Times 

Children can bring their own snack for break time. These can include cereal bars and fruit but we do discourage children in eating sweets Monday - Thursday, with a sweeter treat saved for Friday break time.

Leaving School at the end of the Day

The school day ends at 3:15pm.

If you meet your child from school please ensure that you are at school on time.  If you are running late, please contact the school as soon as you can so that we can reassure your child.

Please also let us know if anyone else other than the usual person will be collecting your child.

Road Safety

The school has a bike/ scooter rack area, please make sure that your child is competent enough on the local roads to come to school on their own. We suggest that they are also wearing the correct safety equipment. 

If you travel to school by car we ask that you be respectful of local residents, other road users, pedestrians and other children and ensure that you park considerately and drive carefully around our school site.


Warwickshire County Council Term Dates

Please check the school online calendar by clicking on the top right of the page for school dates. 

Autumn Term 2023
Friday 1st September & Monday 4th September 2023
Autumn Term Begins
Tuesday 5th September 2023 - School opens for pupils. 
INSET Day Friday 27th October 2023
Half Term
Monday 30th October - Friday 3rd November 2023
Autumn Term Ends
Friday 22nd December 2023
Christmas Holiday
Monday 25th December - Friday 5th January 2024
Spring Term 2024
Teacher Training Day Monday 8th January 2024  
Spring Term Begins Tuesday 9th January 2024
Teacher Training Day Friday 9th February 2024
Half Term Monday 12th February - Friday 16th February 2024
Spring Term Ends Friday 22nd March 2024
Easter Holiday Monday 25th March - Friday 5th April 2024
Summer Term 2024
Summer Term Begins
Monday 8th April 2024
May Day Bank Holiday
Monday 6th May 2024
Half Term
Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May 2024
Summer Term Ends
Friday 19th July 2024

Taking holiday from school during term time

It is important to talk to the Head Teacher or Class Teacher before a decision to take leave is made.

The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended by Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2013 no longer permits Head Teachers to authorise leave for holidays;

Head Teachers may grant leave of absence in exceptional circumstances:

When considering exceptional term time leave requests, the following factors may help to reach a decision:

  • Time of the academic year when the leave has been requested
  • Duration of the absence – number of school days being missed
  • The child’s current attendance and punctuality rate
  • Exceptional Term time leave requested/taken in previous academic years for a similar purpose
  • Whether parent/carers have considered limiting the amount of time the child would be absent from school e.g. wrapping around school holiday
  • Have alternative care arrangements been considered by the parent/carer to limit the time away from school
  • Impact on any interventions, assessments or referrals being undertaken with the child or family e.g. family support, social care assessments, CAMHS, SEN
  • The impact that the absence will have on the child.
  • Whether it falls within any key stage national tests or exams;

If the exceptional circumstances are agreed, the Head Teacher will determine the length of the absence authorised;

Parents may be breaking the law if their children take leave without permission;

School can only consider applications for leave of absence which are made by the resident parent i.e. the parent with whom the child normally resides;

Taking time off school for religious reasons

Talk to the Head Teacher or Class Teacher when you join a school community about your family’s beliefs and their potential impact on your child’s school attendance.

Give as much notice as possible of any likely absence and the reasons for it.

Schools must treat absence as authorised when it is due to religious observance. The day must be exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which the parents belong. Where necessary, schools should seek advice from parents’ religious body about whether it has set the day apart for religious observance.

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