Our School Day
Each school day at Alston Lane Catholic Primary School is 6 hours 35 minutes long. With fix-it time, this is extended to 6 hours 45 minutes, making the school week 33 hours and 45 minutes in total.
8.45am Children enter school for Fix It Time
8.55am Registration begins
10.30am Break time
11.50am Infant lunchtime begins
11.55am Junior lunchtime starts
12.50pm Junior lunchtime ends
1.00pm Infant lunchtime ends
2.30pm Break time
3.30pm School closes
Lessons in School
At Alston Lane Catholic Primary School, Key Stage 1 classes begin the day with structured phonics sessions, whilst Key Stage 2 classes engage in high quality guided reading with the teacher.
English and mathematics lessons typically take place during morning sessions.
Key Stage 1 begin the afternoon session with guided reading followed by topic work and learning in other subjects.
Key Stage 2 afternoons include a combination of different subjects.
Religious Education in our Catholic school is taught for 10% of curriculum time. This equates to approximately 2 hours per week in the infants and 2.5 hours in the juniors.