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School Times


Monday to Thursday the school day starts at 8.40am and finishes at 3.30pm. Registration is from 8.50am to 9.00am.


On Fridays the School day finishes at 12:30pm.



Breakfast Club


At the beginning of the day parents are encouraged to bring their children to our Breakfast Club which runs between 8.00am to 8.40am. There is no charge for this breakfast and all children are welcome. All children are supervised by members of staff. Once children have eaten their breakfast, our sports staff take the children into the playground/hall where a variety of physical activities take place.





Monday:                     Years 1-6    9.05am-9.25am

Tuesday:                    Years 1-3 Star of the Week Assembly 9.05am-9.25am (all parents welcome)

Wednesday:               Years 4-6 Star of the Week Assembly 9.05am-9.25am (all parents welcome)

Friday:                        Whole school assembly 9.00am-9.30am

Class assemblies



Morning Playtimes


KS1 have morning break from 10.15am—10.30am

Years 3 and 4 have morning break from 10:35am-10.50am

KS2 have morning break from 11.10am-11.25am





Children in Reception have lunch from 11.30am -12.30pm

Children in Y1-Y2 have lunch from 12.00noon - 1.00pm

Children in Y3-Y4 have lunch from 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Children in Y5 -Y6 have lunch from 12.45pm - 1.45pm



Afternoon Playtimes


KS1 have afternoon break from 2.15pm-2.30pm

Year 3 will only have a break in the Autumn Term from 2.15pm - 2.30pm.

There is no playtime for KS2



Before & After Clubs


Alston Primary School offers a wide variety of before and after school clubs including Football.  All clubs are free of charge.