The School Day for Children in Reception & Year 1 (4 – 6 year olds)

7.45 a.m. Care begins in the School Hall for those children who wish to take breakfast.  A small charge is made for breakfast.

8.15 a.m. Before-school care is available on the rear playground for children arriving early for school (no charge). 

Children in Reception and Year One should leave their coats and bags in the corridor cloakroom and then go straight onto the Playground.   In wet weather children should go straight to the relevant designated supervised classrooms.

The Teaching Day

8:50 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Lesson 1

10.05 a.m. Assembly

10:25 a.m. Morning Break

10:45 a.m. Lesson 2

11.45 a.m. Lesson 3

12:15 p.m. Lunch followed by Break

1:15 p.m. Lesson 4

2:15 p.m. Afternoon Break

2.30 p.m. Lesson 5

3:45 p.m. End of Day (children may be collected)

At the end of the day children not involved in clubs or aftercare will be taken to the playground by their form teacher or a substitute.  In wet weather Reception children should be collected from their classrooms and Year One from the Red Door at the entrance to the Year 1 classrooms.

After-school activities run by members of KHPS staff take place between 3.30 and 4.30 p.m.  A few activities are run by peripatetic staff, such as Karate; these start at 4.00 p.m. and end at 5.00 p.m.   In these cases children will be taken to After-care until the club starts (free of charge) and then taken to the activity at 4.00 p.m.  Parents will be expected to collect their children at the end of these activities at either 4.30 or 5.00 p.m.  Children not collected at the end of activities will be taken to after-care.

Children still in school at 3.40 p.m., whose parents have not applied for them to join an after school activity, will be taken to after-care by their class teachers.  After-care is available each week day during term time until 6.00 p.m. in the Nursery Building.  An hourly charge applies for after-care from 4pm onwards.  Parents should book this in advance but the School will look after children whose parents are unable to collect on time and have not pre-booked. 


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