The School Day

Whilst each class has their own routines the school day at St Raphael’s is structured as follows;

8.30am Breakfast Club & ICT Club.
8.45am Nursery Opens.
Teacher on playground duty.
8.55am Reception class opens for drop-off.
Children in Years 1-6 are lined up on the playground to go to class.
Children arriving after this time should enter school through the main reception.
9.05am Monday – KS1 and KS2 Assembly.
Wednesday – Hymn Practice
Thursday – Parish Mass.
Friday – Whole School Praise Assembly.
10.30-10.45am Morning Break – KS1
10.45-11.00am Morning Break – KS2
11.45am Nursery finishes – children to be collected unless staying for afternoon session.
11.45am-1.00pm EYFS Lunch Break.
12.00pm-1.15pm KS1 Lunch Break.
12.15pm-1.15pm KS2 Lunch Break.
2.30pm-2.45pm KS1 Afternoon Break.
3.15pm End of school day.


Children in nursery and reception have outdoor play opportunities throughout the school day.