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The School Day



The St. Andrew's school day starts at 8.55 am and finishes at 3.30 pm.

This amounts to 32 hours and 55 minutes per week.


Morning Playtimes

Children in Year 1 & Year 2 have a morning break from 10.10 am - 10.30 am, Years 3 & Year 4 have their break from 10.35 am - 10.55 am.

Daily Worship

We have an act of worship every day. This may be as a Key Stage, a year group or in classes. This usually takes place from 10.10 am - 10.30 am for Years 3 & 4 and from 10.35 am - 10.55 am for Years 1 & 2. On Monday and Friday the Reception Classes join with Years 1 & 2 for their worship.


Reception have lunch from 11.45 am - 1.00 pm, Years 1 & 2 from 12.00 noon - 1.00 pm and Years 3 & 4 from 12.15 pm - 1.15 pm.

Afternoon Playtimes

Children in Years 1 & 2 have a playtime from 2.15 pm until 2.30 pm. Children in Years 3 & 4 do not have an afternoon playtime.

Drop-off and collection

Parents are asked to drop their children off at the beginning of the school day. This helps to build up a good relationship between home and school. If you are not going to be collecting your child at the end of the school day please let us know (e.g. If you are delayed or another person is picking up your child).

Getting to and from school

We have bike and scooter racks so that you can leave bikes and scooters at school (at your own risk). We recommend that you bring locks to lock bikes and scooters during the day. We would ideally like children to walk to school as this is really good exercise, but if you do need to use the car to get to school please remember that the school car parks are for staff only (this includes when picking up from after-school clubs). Please also respect car parking regulations near the school. Car parking is available nearby at Asda and the Rose Lane car parks. At the East Site there is a car park beside the community centre.