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The School Day

A morning welcome

All children are welcomed into the school by a member of staff at 8.50am ready for registration at 9.00am.  Children enter the school through their own class doors.  This is a good opportunity for you to pass on any important information relevant to your child's class teacher and their day at school, for example a change in collection arrangements.


It is important that your child arrives at school by 9.00am so that they begin their day settled and ready for their learning.  If you are late your child will need to enter the school by the main door so that they can be signed in.


SCL provide a Breakfast Club, which runs from 7:45-8:45, then the children are brought over from the Junior School and taken to their classrooms in time for registration. 


All children have a mid-morning break where they are able to have fruit and milk (see Cool Milk).  The fruit is provided by the school and milk is free for children under five years of age and those in receipt of Pupil Premium.  Children have free access to their own water bottles throughout the day and are encouraged to drink regularly for their own health and well-being.

Break time

In Year R the children have regular access to the outside area as part of their Early Years curriculum, therefore they do not have a designated break time. 


In Years 1 and 2, break time is from 10.30-10.45am and the children have access to the 'fitness trail', woods, climbing apparatus, football and various other outdoor play equipment on a rota basis.


First aid qualified staff are on hand to deal with minor cuts and injuries which are recorded in the school accident book. Parents will be notified if it is considered necessary. More information can be found in the school's Health and Safety policy.



Eating a cooked meal together is a really important part of developing social skills and also learning to eat healthily. All of the meals provided at school are healthy, balanced and nutritious. They are cooked on the premises and offer a vegetarian and meat option. Special dietary needs can also be accommodated. All meals are accompanied by a drink of water.


School meals are free for all infants, however if your child would prefer to bring a packed lunch then they can of course do so.


School lunchtime is from 11.45am to 12.45pm for Year R and 12.00noon to 1.00pm for Year 1 and 2 and includes a supervised playtime before/after lunch.


The End of the Day

The school day ends at 3.15pm and the children leave the school through their class doors. The teacher will only release a child when the person responsible for picking them up is identified by the child.


Any children who have not been collected wait at the school reception area until a parent or carer has been contacted and they can be safely collected.

Typical Day in Year R

8.50-9.00am    Registration

9.00-9.20am    Phonics

9.20-11.45am   Child initiated and adult directed learning.  This session may includea whole class snack   time and story.

11.45-12.45pm  Lunchtime

12.45-1.15pm    Registration and Mental maths session

1.15-2.45pm     Child initiated and adult directed learning.

2.45-3.15pm    Storytime and end of day routines

Typical day in KS1


8.50-9.00am     Registration

9.00-9.20am     Morning tasks e.g. interventions, feedback and rethinks of work, spellings

9.20-9.40am     Phonics

9.40-10.30am    Literacy

10.30-10.45am  Breaktime

10.45-11.45am   Maths

11.45-12.00am   Storyime

12.00-1.00pm    Lunchtime

1.00-1.20pm      Reading Time

12.00-2.35pm   Foundations subjects e.g. science, music,art, geography, history, DT,

2.35-2.45pm    Active Dance

2.45-3.00 pm   Collective Worship

3.00- 3.15 pm   Storytime/News/Discussion




After School Provision

At Fleet Infant School we have a variety of school clubs that run from 3.15 to 4.15pm. Please see our Clubs page to find out more. 


There is also an after school care club run by SCL, which is held at the Junior School site.  The children will be collected from their classrooms and will be taken to the Juniors by SCL staff.  The club can run up to 6:00pm. 

Travelling to School

We encourage our children to walk to school whenever possible as parking in the school car park and the immediate vicinity is limited.  We have scooter pods available if your child would like to scoot or cycle to school, although these are left at your own risk.  If you do come by car then please try and car share with friends and neighbours to reduce the traffic and ensure that your are parking and driving respectfully and safely around the school.