Procedure for the beginning and the end of the day
Morning Drop-off arrangements 8.35-8.45 am
The ‘handover point’ for morning drops offs will be the black gate past the external hall doors. There will be a member of staff on the gate each morning at 8.35 and the gate will open at this time.
The gate will be open until 8.45. (Any children arriving late after the gate is closed at 8.45 will need to go to the Main Entrance and parents may be asked to complete a Punctuality Notice)
Parents will not be permitted past the black gate. Please pass any messages on via the gate staff or to the school office via the main entrance.
Children will go through the gate straight into their classrooms to start the school day.
The morning register will be taken at 8.45
Children attending the Before School Wraparound Care will be handed over to their class teacher by the Wraparound Care staff.
End of School Day Pick-up arrangements - 3.15 pm
Parents should walk around to the playground area at the back of school to collect their children. The access to this is through the black gate past the external hall doors. The gate will be open from 3.05 onwards. There will be zones for each class’s parents to wait.
IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE CHILD TO PICK UP, PLEASE WAIT AT THE YOUNGER CHILD’S PICK UP POINT FIRST.
Hedgehog Class, Otter Class, Fox Class, Badger Class – Children exit through their classroom side doors and the parent pick up points are outside the individual classrooms.
Deer Class, Squirrel and Rabbit Classes – Children exit through the top corridor door and parents should wait up the first set of steps on the playground area in front of the MUGA.
If a parent of a child in Deer Class (Year 6) wishes to give permission for their child to leave the school premises alone, they must give permission in writing prior to school staff allowing them off the premises.
Children attending the After School Wraparound Care will be handed over to the Wraparound Care staff in the hall by their class teacher at the end of the school day.
The school day lasts for 6.5 hours between 8.45am and 3.15pm each day. Over the course of a week (6.5hours x 5 = 32.5 hours), the school's opening hours meets the minimum length of the school day as set out by the Government.