School Day

We offer parents complete wrap-around care from 7.45am until 6pm daily for all children from Reception to Year 6. Please see the information below or contact the school office if you require more information about our clubs.

* Due to current covid restrictions, there is a soft start and end to the day where children can arrive between 8.40am and 9am and be picked up between 3pm-3.15pm. Lunchtimes have also been re-organised to help year groups avoid unnecessary mixing. 

8.50am 'Be on time it's Ten to Nine'. Pupils to be in their class by 8.50am

9.00am – Registration complete; lessons begin.

from 10.30am Morning Break: 15 mins but start time varies.

12.05pm – 1.05pm – Lunch break

1:05pm - Afternoon lessons start

3.15pm - End of School Day


Absences: On the morning of your child's absence please leave a message on the school's absence recording line (01793 770239 Option 1) with your child's name, class and reason for absence, or inform the school office. 

Breakfast Club:  St Mary's runs a very popular, healthy and fun Breakfast Club during term time in the School Hall from 7:45am every morning.  Places must be pre-booked so that we know exactly who to expect. The Breakfast Club is for school age children attending St Mary’s, and each session is excellent value costing only £3.75 for over an hours care; if you book a place for the whole week, you will receive 5 sessions for the price of 4. We will accept child care vouchers as payment for this club.

Breakfast will be a choice of cereal with toast, fruit juice and milk, and there will be some games to play or an opportunity to do homework or read. Children have a calm and safe environment to begin their day.

The Breakfast Club operates on a self funding basis; the income is used to cover staff salaries, foodstuffs, cleaning materials, activity materials and administration costs.

If you are interested in taking up a place at the Breakfast Club please see the Breakfast Club Policy and request form or contact the school office. If your child is booked in to a session but is absent and cannot attend, please e-mail the breakfast club staff on

After School Club: Our own After School Club runs every week day in term time from 3.15pm-6pm. Children can relax, play games and do homework should they wish. A healthy snack will also be provided. The club costs £9.00 per session and pre booking and payment is required via Parent Pay before attendance.  Parents will be asked to submit dates required in the notes field when paying. If you are interested in taking up a place at After School Club please read the After School Club policy and complete a Registration Form -  or contact the school office. We will be accepting child care vouchers for this club.    

After School Activities: Teacher-led after school clubs are scheduled on a termly basis.  All school run clubs will have a register, and parents will be contacted if a pupil is not present at the sessions. Clubs such as Football Dodgeball,Tennis and French are also run by external providers. ** Due to Covid 19 restrictions there are limited clubs running at the moment after school.