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Sherwell Valley Primary School

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Our School day...


The School site is manned from 08.40, any children arriving before this time MUST be supervised by their parents/carers or be booked into the Care Bears Breakfast Club.  Please email if you wish to use this service.

Members of the Senior Leadership team will be stationed at the School gates to meet and greet you from 08:40.


The children are delivered to their respective parents/carers by their class teacher at the end of the School day. The School site is manned until 15:40.  Any children still onsite need to be supervised by their parents/carers or alternatively be booked in the Care Bears After School Club.  Please email if you require this service.


Your child's safety is our priority. 


Thank you for your support.


08:40 - 8:50 a.m.                                    School commences with a soft start
08:50-11:00 a.m.Lessons
11:00-11:20 a.m.Playtime
11:20-12:30 p.m.Lessons
12:30 p.m.Lunchtime
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.Lessons
3:00 p.m.Assembly

 3:25 p.m.

End of school day



08:50 a.m.


Morning session commences


11:50 a.m. Lunchtime     



Morning session without lunch ends

Afternoon session with lunch commences


12:50 p.m.



Morning session with lunch finishes

Afternoon session commences


 3:20p.m.Nursery finishes


Children have a 20 minute morning break and an hour for lunch break.  Lunch Breaks are staggered in order to maximise the use of our playground spaces and to ensure that children are able to eat in one of our two halls.


When your child starts at school in Reception there will be an initial settling in period where the school day may work differently to the normal pattern, you will receive further details about this during the Summer Term before your child starts with us.


The total weekly teaching hours are 32.5 hours.