St Mark's CE Primary School

School Day

The importance of being in school every day and on time is crucial to our pupil's achievements and learning. 

As part of our Safeguarding Policy, if your child arrives at school after 8.50 am, please accompany them to sign in at the school office. 

Should your child be unwell, please inform the school office by 9.00 am on the first day of absence. 


7.30 am 

Lions' Den Breakfast Club Open 

8.00 am - 8.40 am 

Activity Clubs 

8.00 am 

School Office opens  

8.40 am 

School gates open. 

Children go straight to their classes for a “soft start” and registration. Children complete Early Morning Activities.  

8.50 am 

School gates close.  

All late arrivals must enter via the School Office and sign in accompanied by their parent/carer. 

8.50 am - 10.00 am 


10.00 am - 10.45 am 

15 minute staggered breaks 


10.30 am - 12.00 pm 


12.00 pm - 1.00 pm 


1.00 pm – 2.50 pm 


2.50 pm 

(Friday Celebration Worship is at 9.00 am)  

3.20 pm 

End of the school day. 

EYFS/KS1 children dismissed from KS1 playground. 
KS2 children dismissed from KS2 playground. 

3.20 pm - 4.20 pm 

Activity Clubs  

3.20 pm - 6.00 pm 

Lions' Den After School Club Opens 

4.00 pm 

School Office closes