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The Hermitage School

Inspire, Learn, Achieve

The School day

School Hours

Start of the School Day (Monday to Friday)

8.30am Gates open

8.40am Gates close and start of the school day

8.40am-12.00pm Morning Sessions (lunchtime varies for each year group)

1.00pm-3.20pm Afternoon Sessions


Morning Registration - 8.40am

Afternoon Registration - 1.00pm


  • All children should go directly to their classrooms on entry, so as to be ready for registration.
  • 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 pedestrian entrance to be signed in, at which time a parent/carer must be present. This will be marked as a late arrival.


End of the School Day

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

Year 3: Exit onto the Trimtrail Playground.

Year 4: Exit onto the Football Playground.

Year 5: Exit onto the Trimtrail Playground. 

Year 6: Exit onto the Football Playground.