St Mark's Rc Primary School

We believe that all people matter

Our School Day

Time for Teaching

We are obliged to publish the amount of time spent in actual teaching - apart from registration / administration / assemblies / prayers etc. 

The Nursery and Reception class are taught for 22 hours and 30 minutes.  Starting at 8.55 and finishing at 3.20 (NUR) and 3.25 (REC) 

Key Stage 1 are taught for 22 hours and 55 minutes a week.  Starting at 8.55 and finishing at 3.30.

Key Stage 2 children are taught for 25 hours and 25 minutes.  Starting at 8.55 and finishing at 3.30.

Breaks- 10.30 AM and 2.30 PM

Key Stage 1 Lunch time- 12.00-12.30 in the hall, 12.30-13.30 outdoor play

Key Stage 2 Lunch time- 12.30-13.00 in the hall, 13.00-13.30 outdoor play

It is vitally important that teaching time is not lost through late arrivals disturbing  teaching.  That is why we ask children in the main school to be present on the playground at 8.55 a.m and collected at 3.30 p.m.  

Assemblies

Monday- Prayers

Friday- Whole School Assembly