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School Day

At Ongar Place the school day begins at 8.55am for all children. 

It is important to get your child to school on time so that they can begin their learning day with the rest of the class.

Children have a 15 minute mid-morning break following assembly and then return to their classes until lunchtime.

Foundation Stage & Key Stage 1 children break for lunch at 12.00 noon

Key Stage 2 children break for lunch at 12.10pm.

The afternoon session begins again at 1.00pm for all children.

The school day finishes at 3.20pm.

Our children are in school for 32 hours and 5 minutes a week, not including wrap around care.

Reception and Key Stage 1 children receive 25 hours and 50 minutes of dedicated curriculum time.

Key Stage 2 children receive 26 hours and 40 minutes of dedicated curriculum time.