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St Mary’s Catholic Primary School ‘Faith in Education’

School Opening Times

School Opening Times

School opens at 7.30am  closes at 6.00pm these hours include wraparound care provision. 

For pupils in Reception class to Year 6 we have a soft opening time, children are welcomed on site from 8.45am and are expected to be in classrooms ready for registration when the buzzer sounds at 9.00am.

The school day ends at 3.30pm


Nursery Pupils attend for either the 15 hour universal offer or the enhanced 30 hour offer.

Pupils attending for the 15hour offer attend either 8.45am - 11.45am or 12.30pm -3.30pm

Pupils attending for the 30hour offer attend from 8.45am - 3.30pm


Total Hours in School


Pupils in Reception to Year 6 spend 6 hours and 30 minutes in school each day equating to 32.5hours per week.


Pupils in Nursery for the universal offer spend 3 hours per day in school equating to 15 hours per week 

Pupils in Nursery for the enhanced offer spend 6 hours and 45 minutes in school per day equating to 33 hours and 45 minutes per week.


If you would like further information on the school day timings and hours attended please contact the school office on 0191 251 8080.