Hayfield Primary School

Loving Learning, Loving Life.

The School Day

During Covid-19 the following start and end times apply:

Years 6, 5 and 4 – enter school at 8.40am – leave at 3.10pm (the older children may choose to walk down by themselves from the gate)

Years 3 and 2 – enter school at 8.45am – leave at 3.15pm

Years 1 and reception – enter school at 8.50am – leave at 3.20pm

Entrances to use:

All classes to use the doors at the classrooms to enter and leave.  Year 4 will enter and exit through the fire exit doors in the hall (near the bin storage). Year 4 parents to wait on the ball court.


Under usual circumstances:-

Children should arrive in school no earlier than ten minutes before the start of the school day, i.e. 8.35am. There will be no supervision before this time.

8.45am             Morning bell for children to line up and come into school 

8.50am             Registration and start of the day activity - learning starts straight away

10.30am            Morning break

10.45am            Break ends

12.00pm            KS1 Lunch break

12.10pm             KS2 Lunch break

 1.15pm              Lunch break ends for all

 2.30pm            Afternoon break KS1*

 3.20pm            End of day


*KS1 staff take a 10-minute break with their class in the afternoon.  In bad weather children are allowed into school as they arrive and stay inside school at break and lunch times.


We are a healthy school.  Please support us by purchasing a class reading book that can be shared instead of cake and sweets.  This website has lots of great books suggested.