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St James' CE First School and Nursery

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Opening Times

Our school operates a minimum 32.5 hour week for all school age children. We offer a free-flow drop off and will meet your child/ren at the school gates.


 Drop OffCollectionDetails
Breakfast Club*7.45am Gate 2
Nursery Children Early morning session*8.30am Gate 2
Dormice (Nursery)9.00-9.05am12.00middayGate 2
  3.00pmNursery Gate
Hedgehogs (Reception)8.30-8.40am3.10pmPlayground
Squirrels (Year 1)8.30-8.40am3.10pmPlayground
Foxes (Year 2)8.30-8.40am3.10pmPlayground
Owls (Year 3)8.30-8.40am3.10pmPlayground
Badgers (Year 4)8.30-8.40am3.10pmPlayground
Afterschool Clubs* 4.00 or 5.00pmGate 2


* These sessions will incur a charger and/or where eligible, parents may apply funding to offset charges.


Please be advised that if you arrive after your drop-off time then you may find the school gates have been closed and you should bring your child through to the main office where they can be signed in.


At the end of each day we ask that you make your way through the grounds collecting your children and any bikes or scooters as you go.


There are facilities for children to bring bikes and scooters but please ensure that helmets are taken home and not kept in school.


Extended Provision


We offer a breakfast club, opening at 7:45am daily and children for this club will be met at Gate 2.


Afterschool club will run until 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday with children being taken to the club at the end of their school/nursery day. You may collect your child at either 4.00pm or 5.00pm and your child/ren will be brought to the Gate 2 at their collection time.