Great Addington Church of England Primary School

An academy with the Peterborough Diocese Education Trust

The School Day

The School Day


 8.35 am

Children may be dropped in the School Playground as there will be a member of staff on duty at the gate and in the playground.  Children go straight to their classroom for registration.

 8.45 am

Start of the School day, the register will be taken.

 8.55 am

Learning Period 1

10.30 am


Milk will be served to Reception children under the age of 5 free of charge.

Year 1 – 6 children may order milk for their child to be drunk at break-time. 

Fruit will be available to children in Year R, 1 and 2 for a snack free of charge.  Year 3 -6 children may order fruit to be given to their child.  Alternatively, a healthy snack may be brought to School to eat at break-time.

10.45 am

Children return to classrooms for the second learning period of morning. Worship takes place at 11.45am.

12.00 noon

Lunch-time begins.

All KS1 children are entitled to a hot Free School Meal. They may bring a packed lunch instead.

All KS2 children may order a hot School Meal or bring a packed lunch.

 1.00 pm

Children return to classroom for afternoon learning.

 3.00 pm

School finishes for the day.  Parents may wait inside the playground for their child to meet them when they leave their classroom.  The Headteacher will remain at the School gate until all children leave the premises.

A wide variety of school clubs take place after the formal school day is over.