Hornchurch Academy Trust

The School Day


Our KS2 gates open at 8:45am and the school day ends at 3:15pm = 6.5 hours at school.

6.5 x 5 school days = 32.5 hours a week in school. 

This is in line with the government expectation that the school week should be at least 32.5 hours.

Lower School: Years 3 & 4

  • 8.55 am Morning Registration
  • 10.30 am Break Time
  • 12.00pm - 1.00pm  Lunch
  • 1.00 pm Afternoon registration
  • 3.15 pm End of school day

Upper School: Years 5 & 6

  • 8.55 am Morning Registration
  • 10.45 am Break Time
  • 12.45pm - 1.45pm  Lunch
  • 1.45 pm Afternoon registration
  • 3.15 pm End of school day

The doors are open to the children from 8.45 am each morning and are supervised by a member of staff. The Year 5/6 block doors are opened by a member of staff in that block. If children are taken out of school for medical reasons during the morning/for home lunch, they cannot be accepted back into school during lunch break.

End of Day Collection Letter