The Pines Primary School and Pine Cones Pre-School

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Opening Times

Our School Day


Coming to school
Children arrive at school between 8.45am and 8.55am. They should not arrive beforehand as the school cannot accept responsibility for their care on site before 8.45am.

Entrance doors will be opened at 8.45 a.m and children go to their classrooms. The children will be engaged in learning activities until the end of registration at 8.55am.


Morning break time:              10.30 to 10.45am

Lunchtime:                             12-1pm

Afternoon break time:           2 to 2.15pm


The end of the school day:   3.15pm

Term Dates 


Autumn Term 2018

Staff Training Days       4 & 5 September

Home Visits                 6 & 7 September

Autumn Term Starts    10 September

Half Term                   22-26 October

Autumn Ends              19 December


Spring Term 2019

Spring Term Starts       3 January

Half Term                   18-22 February

Staff Training Day        25 February

Spring Term Ends         5 April


Summer Term 2019

Summer Term Starts     23 April

May Day                      6 May

Half Term                    27-31 May

Staff Training Day        28 June

Summer Term Ends      23 July

Staff Training Day        24 July





Prospective parents - Please give us a call on 01638 790135 to book a tour of our school.