The Daily Routine at Darlinghurst

 
 
 
 
 

School opening times

  • Our school day is 8.40am to 3.30pm
  • The main school gate opens at 8.20am and is locked again at 8:50am.
  • The brook gate opens at 8:20am to allow access for Nursery parents and carers and is locked again at 8:50am
  • The classrooms are open from 8.40am. The register must be closed by 8.50am. If your child comes in after this time, they will be marked in as being late.
  • The school day ends at 3.30pm. It is important to collect your child promptly.
  • At the end of the school day the gates are opened again at 3.20pm and are locked at 3.50pm.
  • The brook gate opens at 3.10pm to allow access for Nursery parents and carers and is locked again at 3.50pm

Please let the teacher or the office know if someone else is collecting your child. We will not your child leave school if we are unsure or have not been informed of a change of usual arrangements.

Reception

  • Classes have breaks as required.
  • A healthy snack is provided for all children in reception.
  • Lunch is between 12.00pm and 1.00pm.

Key Stage 1

  • Break is between 10.00am and 10.15am.
  • Lunch is between 12.15pm and 1.15pm.
  • Values assembly is held every Monday morning at 10.45am.
  • Singing assembly is held every Wednesday afternoon at 2:00pm.
  • Celebration assembly is held every Friday afternoon at 2:35pm.
  • You can find out more information on our assemblies here.

Key stage 2

  • Break is between 10.30am and 10.45am.
  • Lunch is between 12.30pm and 1.30pm.
  • Values assembly is held every Monday morning at 10.00am.
  • Singing assembly for LKS2 is held every Wednesday morning at 10.00am.
  • Singing assembly for UKS2 is held every Wednesday afternoon at 2.40pm.
  • Celebration assembly is held every Thursday afternoon at 2:35pm.
  • You can find out more information on our assemblies here.

Absence

  • We have worked hard to improve attendance over the last few years so that it is now in line with national averages. Please help us by doing everything you can to ensure your child is in school every day.
  • If your child is going to be absent from school, it is important that you notify the school office by 9.30am. The school telephone number is 01702 719746.
  • For further details about Attendance, please see our Attendance page.

Nursery

  • Morning session 8.30am - 11.30am
  • Afternoon session 12.10pm - 15.10pm
  • Parents should use the gate by the brook and walk across the playground to get to the nursery. For safeguarding reasons, this gate is opened at 11.25am and locked when the last parent has left. If you are late, please walk round to the main school office and a member of staff will take your child to the nursery.