St Kentigern's

R.C Primary School

Our School Day

September 2023

The school doors open at 8.40 am

School gates close at 8.50 am

Registration is from 8.50 am

School finishes at 3.20 pm to ensure we offer 32.5 hours across the week.

For Covid -19 amendments to the school day, please see up to date information in the Covid - 19 Tab

The organisation of the School Day (Non-Covid school day times)



 Year 1 and 2 open their doors at 8.40 am and liaise with parents. Children put their coats and bags in the cloakroom which is situated next to the classrooms at either end of the block. At 8.50 am the bell rings and doors are closed. The school gates are to be shut at 8.50 am, after which time children enter the school via the main office. and parents will be required to sign in their child on the InVentry system.

Year 1 and 2:

 08.50   Children enter school and begin prepared morning activities

09.00   Registration

09:10   Learning session 1

10:15   Break

10:30   Learning session 2

11.45   Lunch

12.30   Afternoon registration

13:05   Learning session 3

14.15   Break

14.30   Learning session 4

15:20   End of Day

At the end of the school day, parents collect their children directly from the classroom. Doors are closed at 3.30 pm and any remaining children are taken to the main office.


 Children proceed into class when doors open at 8.50.  As above, late children enter the school through the school office.

08:50   Registration and morning activities

09:10   Learning sessions one and two

10.30   Break

11:15   Learning session three

12:30   Lunch

13:15   Afternoon registration

13:20   Learning sessions four and five

15:20   End of Day