St Mark's Church of England Primary School

A family working and growing together to reach our potential.

The School Day

Please arrange for your child to arrive at school between 8.45am and 8.55am and to be collected at 3.30pm.

In the event of lateness, please report to the school office or telephone the school as soon as possible.


The times of the school day are shown below:


8:45am                               School playground gates open

8:50am                               Access to classrooms

8.55am                               Start of the school day (Reception 8:50am/Nursery 9:00am)



11.30am – 1.00pm                Nursery

12.00pm – 1.00pm                Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

12.30pm – 1.30pm                Year 3 – Year 6


Afternoon Break

2.20pm – 2.30pm                  Year 1 and Year 2


3:25pm                               School playground gates open

3.30pm                               End of the school day


In Reception to Year 6, the total number of hours equates to 32 hours and 55 minutes per week in school.