GLF Schools

GLF Schools

The School Day

The Infant School Day

The school gates open at 8.30 am and close at 8.55 am. The bell is rung at 8.45 am for children to enter the school building. The school day for Reception to Year 2 starts with registration at 8.55 am. When children come into school they go straight into their classrooms in preparation to start the day. 

  • The school day finishes at 3.15 pm for Reception, Years 1 and 2.
  • Nursery - morning session 8.45 am to 11.15 pm (Wednesdays only), afternoon session from 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm (Wednesdays only) and a full day session 8.45 am to 3.00 pm.
  • School ends at 12.15 pm on the last day of each term (but not half-term holidays).

Morning breaktimes

Breaktime at the Infant school happens at; 10.35 am-10.50 am for Year 1 and Year 2

Children in Nursery, Reception, Years 1 and 2 receive a piece of fruit or vegetable every day. Milk is also available free for children under 5. Additionally, Parents may purchase milk for older children.  Children who are entitled to a Free School Meal also receive free milk.

Reception and Nursery have free flow throughout the day so therefore do not have a break time.

Lunchtime

Lunchtime at the Infant school happens at 12.00 pm-1.00 pm. Nursery eat their lunch in the school hall with Reception at 12.00 am while Year 1 and 2 enjoy time on the playground. They then swap over for the second half of lunchtime, although Nursery go back to the Nursery provision.


The Junior School Day

The school gates open at 8.30 am and close at 8.55 am. The bell is rung at 8.45 am for children to enter the school building. The school day for Year 3 to Year 6 starts with registration at 8.55 am.  When children come into school they go straight into their classrooms in preparation to start the day. 

  • The school day finishes at 3.15 pm for all year groups.
  • School ends at 12.15 pm on the last day of each term (but not half term holidays).

Morning breaktimes

Breaktimes at the Junior school happen at;

  • 10.25 am-10.40 am for Year 3 and Year 4
  • 10.45 am-11.00 am for Year 5 and Year 6

Children are able to bring a piece of fruit from home to consume at breaktime.

Lunchtime

Lunchtime at the Junior school happens at 12.00 pm-1.00 pm. There is a rotation of two year groups eating their lunch in the school hall for the first half of lunch while the other two year groups enjoy time on the playground. They then swap over for the second half of lunchtime.