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The Hermitage School

Inspiring Everyone to Learn

The School day

School Hours

Start of the School Day (Monday to Friday)

8.30am Gates open

8.40am First Bell (Children head to their classes)

8.45am Second Bell (Start of the school day)

8.45am-12.00pm Morning Session

1.00pm-3.15pm Afternoon Session


Morning Registration from 8.45—8.55am

Afternoon Registration from 1.00—1.15pm


End of the School Day

Teachers walk their classes out at the end of the school day.

Year 3: Willow and Oak Classes exit through their classrooms onto the Trimtrail Playground.

             Hawthorn Class exits through the Main Reception doors on to the Trimtrail Playground.

Year 4: Exit onto the Football Playground.

Year 5: Exit onto the Trimtrail Playground via their classroom doors. (Please wait on the Trimtrail Playground)

Year 6: Exit onto the Football Playground.


  • All children are expected to enter the building via the children’s entrance and go to their classrooms.
  • Gates are opened at 8.30am and closed at 8.45am. Children are not allowed on the playground before 8.30am as there is no adult supervision on the school premises.
  • Anyone arriving after 8.45am must report to the school office via the main entrance to be signed in, at which time a parent must be present. This will be marked as a late arrival.