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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 Gates close & children head to their classes

8.45am Start of the school day

8.45am-12.00pm Morning Session (Lunch time varies for each year group)

1.00pm-3.10pm 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. 

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 8.40am. Children are not allowed on the playground before 8.30am as there is no adult supervision on the school premises.
  • Anyone arriving after 8.40am 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.