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Catholic Primary School

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A Typical Day in Reception



Our gates open from 8:50am for a staggered start. Children should be at school by no later than 9:00am.

Our staggered start allows time for children to settle and for parent/teacher communication. 


9:00am - Registration/ Prayers

9.15am  - English/Topic Whole class input

9:30am - Group work: these are activities that are planned around our topic theme. Some are adult led                 and others will be child led.

9:45am - Choosing time: this is child led and involves being both indoors and outdoors

10:15am - Snack time

10:30am - PE or outdoor playtime

10:45am - Phonics - followed by Group work/Free flow activities

11:45am - Getting ready for lunch/Singing

12:00am - Lunchtime




1:00pm - Registration/ meditation

1:10pm - Afternoon subject whole class (RE, Music, PSHE, Topic, Art and Design)

1:30pm - Free flow activities, during this time adults will play with children and hear children read.

2:45pm - Outdoor playtime

3pm    - Story/prayers

3:20pm - Home time