Hightown Primary School

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The School Day

The start of the school day

8.30am:  The front school gates and the bottom gate on Burgoyne Road open.

8.35am:  The school day starts

Children in KS1 enter through the KS1 playground and in through their classroom door.

Children in KS2 enter through the KS2 playground and in through the top corridor.  We encourage children to say goodbye to their parents at the playground gates and enter school independently.

8.45am:  Registration

It is essential that children are in school before this time.  Anyone who comes in after this time will be marked as late and will need to enter via the office where they will be registered and asked for their dinner choice.

8.50am:  The first lesson of the day starts (Phonics and Reading)

The end of the school day

3.00pm:  The front school gates and the bottom gate on Burgoyne Road open.

3.05pm:  End of the school day for Early Years and KS1

Children in Early Years and KS1 are to be collected from their classroom door in the KS1 playground.

 3.10pm:  End of the school day for KS2

 Children in KS2 are to be collected from the KS2 playground.

Years 3 & 5 will come out from the hall door into the playground.

Years 4 & 6 will come out of the top corridor door into the playground.

Children in Year 5 and 6 may walk home by themselves if parental permission is given via Arbor.

Opening Times

School is open for the following times:

EYFS & KS1: 8:35am - 3:05pm (registration is at 8:45am) = 32.5 hours

KS2: 8:35am - 3:10pm (registration is at 8:45am) = 33 hours

After school clubs run from 3.10pm - 4.10pm.