Our School Day

We want to ensure we use every opportunity for learning at Helmsley School so we aim to make sure the school day and all lessons start promptly.

Reception, Key Stage One & Two

7.45am - 8.45am Breakfast Club (Please speak to Mrs Feather in the office if you wish to book a place at Breakfast Club.)
8.45am The playground is supervised from this time. We ask that no children arrive before this time. If it is raining the children will be invited to go straight into class.
8.55am - 9.05am Registration. The doors are locked at 9.00am for security, if you arrive after this time please enter through the main office.
9.05am - 9.25am Whole School Assembly. (Mon - Thurs) On Friday we have our Celebration assembly or Class Assemblies for parents, these begin at 10.10am.
9.25am - 10.25am Session 1
10.25am - 10.40am Morning Playtime
10.40am - 12.00 Session 2
12.00 - 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm - 2.00pm Session 3
2.00pm - 2.20pm Afternoon Playtime
2.20pm - 3.20pm Session 4
3.20pm School Closes
3.20pm - Various After school clubs run up to 5.00pm. Please see the Out of School Clubs & Activities page for more information.

Acorn Class (Nursery)

  8.45am Willow class doors open. Please come on in with your child. You will have an opportunity to chat to WIllow staff.
8.55am - 9.05am Carpet Time
9.05am - 12.00 The children will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of adult led and free choice activities that have been carefully selected to meet their interests and needs.
12.00 Parents are invited in to collect their children, look at any work that has been produced and chat to Willow staff about the session.
10.10am -10.25am On Friday we have our Celebration assembly or Class Assemblies for parents, these begin at 10.10am.