The School Day

Daily Schedule 


8:15a.m.                            Students enter classrooms

8:15 a.m. to 8:30a.m.        Registration (registers close at 8:30am)

8:30 to 8:45a.m.                Class Devotion (Every Monday School Devotion 8:30 to 9:00)

9:30 am – 10:00a.m.         Reception Break

10:00 a.m. – 10:15a.m.     Morning break -Infants (Yrs. 1-3)

10:30 a.m. – 10:45a.m.     Morning Break – Juniors (yrs. 4-6)

11:00 a.m.  -12:30 p.m.     Reception Lunch

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch – Infants                                Want to know what is for lunch? click here

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.      Lunch – Juniors

2:30 p.m.                           Reception Dismissal

3:00 p.m.                           End of school day. ​


Children must be collected by 3:30p.m. Unless they are attending clubs

The Morning Routine​

Time ​​Notes
7:00a.m. – 7:15 a.m.
  • Security Comes on Duty (no pupils may enter the site).

7:30a.m.

  • 2xStaff on Duty stationed on the Playground.
  • Gates open for students in Years 1 to 6;
  • No pupils should arrive before 7:30a.m.;
  • No dropping off before 7:30a.m.;
  • Students arrive at school and go onto the playground through the side gate;
  • Buses arrive – pupils go straight onto the playground through the side gate;
  • Students must not enter the building through the front door;
  • If a parent needs to see a member of staff, they may do so after they have seen their child onto the playground;
  • No students may enter the building, children must keep their bags with them or put them under the large cabana;

7:45a.m.

  • 1xSenior Staff comes on Duty.
  • 2xReception staff on duty in class.
  • Door opens for breakfast children ONLY! (Monitored by Senior Staff Member);
  • Students may come into the building 2 at a time for the toilet with senior member of staff's permission;
  • Reception students may begin arriving;
  • No Reception students may arrive before 7:45a.m. unless a parent or guardian stays with them;
  • Reception students must be taken by a parent or guardian to their classroom and handed over to a member of reception staff;
  • Only once the reception children are safely in class with a member of the reception staff may parent / guardians leave;
8:15a.m.
  • Bell is rung and all children line up in their classes;
  • Years 1 – 6 the senior member of staff leads the morning prayer and invites classes to enter the building one class at a time (each class led by a prefect);
  • Teachers meet their classes at the classroom door.
8:15a.m. - 8:30a.m.
  • Children arriving after their class has gone in must enter through the side door and go straight to class.
8:30a.m.
  • Registration and school starts;
  • Side gate will be locked;
  • Any students arriving after 8:30a.m. must enter through the front door and sign the late book with Miss Kathy. ​​

Rainy Mornings

 
Rainy Mornings
Notes
  • Security Comes on Duty (no pupils may enter the site).
  • Students may enter the school through the front door and go directly to the hall;
  • Parents and guardians leave students at the front door they do not accompany them to the hall;
  • If a parent needs to see a member of staff they do so after they have seen their child has gone to the hall;
  • Students keep their bags with them;
  • Bus arrives and pupils go straight to the hall.
  • No Reception students may arrive before 7:45a.m.;
  • Reception students can be taken down to class by parents a member of staff will be on duty in class.

 

  • Years 1 – 6 the senior member of staff leads the morning prayer;
  • Students are sent to their classes;
  • Teachers meet their classes at the classroom door.
  • Children arriving after their class has gone in must enter through the front door and go straight to class.
  • Registration and school starts;
  • Any students arriving after 8:30a.m. must enter through the front door and sign the late book with Miss Kathy. ​

End of the Day

 
End of Day Routine

School finishes at 3:00pm* (see below for exceptions to this).
 
It is the parent's / guardian's responsibility to ensure that their children are collected in a timely fashion at the end of the school day.
 
We expect all parents to make arrangements to ensure their children are collected on time at the end of the school day. Child care arrangements are your responsibility.
 
If in exceptional circumstances you have an emergency and cannot collect your child you must ring and let us know immediately. (A record will be kept of these exceptional incidents).
 
All parents and guardians have a responsibility to ensure we have up-to-date contact details and an emergency contact for their child.
 

In the words of Governor Kilpatrick "Show respect, be on time!"

Time Notes
2:30p.m.
Reception staff to wait with children to see they are collected safely.
  • *School Ends for Reception;
  • Students will be taken out to the front of the school and sit on the benches;
  • Reception students must be collected no later than 2:45p.m.
2:45p.m.
Year 1 staff to wait with children to see they are collected safely.
  • *School ends for Year 1;
  • Year 1 students will be taken out to the front of the school and sit on the benches;
  • Year 1 Students must be collected no later than 3:00p.m.
  • Year 1 Students travelling on the bus are taken to the bus port and one member of the team stays with them until the member of staff on bus duty and the bus warden arrive.
3:00p.m.
3xStaff on duty at the front of the school.
1x Member of staff on bus port duty.
  • School day ends for Year 2 to 6;
  • Students will be taken to the front of the school and seated according to the plan below;
  • Students travelling on the bus are taken to the bus port they are supervised by the member of staff on bus duty and the bus warden.
3:30p.m.
  • Pupils must be collected by 3:30p.m. (Unless they are attending a club – From October see below).
  • A list will be made of those children who are collected late.
  • Parents of students who are collected late regularly will be asked to meet with the Principal to discuss the issue.
  • We will contact 911 for students who are uncollected by 5:30p.m. 
3:15 to 4:15p.m.
  • *Clubs (from October);
  • Pupils attending clubs must be collected by 4:30p.m.

 

End of Day Arrangements

 

At 2:30 Reception will sit on the bench and wait to be collected – reception staff will wait with the children to ensure they are collected by a known person.

At 2:45 Year 1 will sit on the bench (any remaining Reception students will be grouped together nearest the main entrance) and wait to be collected to ensure they are collected by a known person.

At 3:00 Year 2 (any remaining Reception or Year 1 students will be grouped together nearest the main entrance with a duty member of staff) and wait to be collected.

Years 2 to 6 must be led out by the class teacher (or teacher who has then at the end of the day) and they must be sat in two lines (per class) in their designated area. Once the class is seated and settled the teacher, unless on duty, may go.

The expectation is that pupils will sit quietly in their class lines and wait to be picked up.​

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