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The School Day​​​​​​​

Start of the day

Our school gates are open between 7:20am and 9:15am.

Nursery and Reception parents bring their children to their classroom doors, and Key Stage One pupils enter through the gate.

Senior Leaders will always be available outside should you need them. 

Our school day starts officially at 8:50am and any children who arrive after 9:00am will be marked as late.  After the register closes at 9:05am, children who arrive will be marked as having had an unauthorised absence.

Morning Lessons 

Generally, children learn about Core Subjects in the morning, this includes the following:

  • Phonics
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Maths
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Handwriting 


All Key Stage 1 classes have a 15 minute break in the morning.

All children have access to a snack of fruit or vegetables.


Our Key Stage 1 daily assembly takes place in the morning, usually around 9:10am.

In the Spring term, Reception classes join the Key Stage Once children for our Friday celebration assembly. 


Lunch is staggered at Ashbrook Infant and Nursery School:

  • Nursery and Reception have their dinner between 11:55am and 1:00pm
  • Year 1 and 2 have their dinner between 12:00pm and 1:00pm

Lunchtime resources and games are provided and supervised by our dinner staff. 

Afternoon lessons

After lunch, children learn about the foundation subjects such as History, Art& Design, PE and Computing.

For a full list and further information about our curriculum please use the following link:  

End of the day

The school ends at 3:20pm.

The gates open at 2:55pm for parents to go to their child's designated collection area ready for collection.

Staff are always availble at the end of the day and any children who have not been collected will be taken to the school office to wait.

We are open for 32.5 hours per week.