The School Day


Breakfast Club runs daily from 7.50am in the School Hall. The cost is £4.25 a day and booking is required through Scopay.


The School Office is open from 8.30 am

The school gates will open at 8.30am.

At 8.35am, the bell will sound and children should be in their classrooms.  Children will be registered promptly and the register will close at 8.40am.  Pupils arriving after 8.40am will be marked as late.

At 8.40am, the first lesson will begin promptly.

Please ensure your child attends school regularly and is punctual so that they can make the most of all the exciting learning opportunities at St Mary’s School.

The school day finishes at 3.00pm (32.5 hours a week).

The School Office closes at 4.00pm.

During the term time there are a variety of after school clubs that the children can register to join.  These run between 3.00pm and 4.00pm


Acts of Collective Worship are held daily, usually in the morning for all children.

Assemblies led by an individual class are usually held on Thursdays at 9.00am.  Parents of children leading the assembly will be invited to attend these assemblies.

Celebration Assemblies are usually held the last Friday of each term at 2.15 p.m

All Parents and Carers are invited to attend Friday assemblies.

School Day for Reception, Years 1 and 2

8.35 a.m. Registration
8.40 a.m. - 10.40 a.m. First teaching session
10.40 a.m. - 10.55 a.m. Break (Years 1 and 2 only)
10.55 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.  Second teaching session 
12.00 - 1.00 p.m.  Lunch Time 
1.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.  Third teaching session 
2.00 p.m. - 2.15 p.m.  Break
2.15 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. Fourth teaching session

School Day for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6

8.35 a.m. Registration
8.40 a.m. - 10.40 a.m. First teaching session
10.40 a.m. - 10.55 a.m. Break
10.55 a.m. - 12.05 a.m.  Second teaching session 
12.05 - 1.00 p.m.  Lunch Time 
1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.  Third teaching session 


Reception and Years 1 & 2 teaching time per week: 21.5 hours
Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 teaching time per week: 23.5 hours