School Day

The school day starts at 8.50am and finishes at 3.15pm. 

Reception, KS1 and KS2 Morning Sessions

Lessons run from 9am until lunchtime, including a morning break time.

Reception have break time from 10.15am-10.30am.

Year 1 and 2 have break time from 10.30am-10.45am.

Years 3,4,5 and 6 have break time from 11.00am-11.15am.

Reception have lessons until 11.30am.

Year 1 have lessons until 11.45am.

Year 2,3 and 4 have lessons until 12.00pm.

Years 5 and 6 have lessons until 12.15pm.



To enable all those pupils whose parents wish for them to have a Universal Infant Free School Lunch we stagger our lunch times as follows:

Year R                   11.30am-12.45pm

Year 1                    11.45am-1.00pm

Year 2/3/4           12.00pm-1.00pm

Years 5/6              12.15pm-1.15pm

Pupils can either have a school lunch or bring in a packed lunch.


Reception, KS1 and KS2 Afternoon Sessions

Pupils have lessons from the end of their lunch until assembly time or the end of the day.


Assemblies / Collective Worship

Collective Worship happens every day at 2.45pm for different sections of our school: 

Monday               Y1-Y6 in school hall

Tuesday               KS1 in the school hall, KS2 in Earley St Peter’s Church

Wednesday        Y1-6 in the school hall – Achievement Assembly

Thursday             KS2 in the school hall, KS1 in Earley St Peter’s Church

Friday                    Y1-Y6 in school hall

In addition, pupils are taught singing in key stage hymn practices once a week.



Pupils will attend Nursery in either the morning (8.30am-11.30am) or afternoon session (12.30pm-3.30pm).

Children who are in receipt of a 30 hour funded place will attend both the morning and afternoon sessions. There is a Nursery lunch club to cover the hour between the morning and afternoon sessions.


Before and after school provision

There is a Breakfast Club and After School Club available for Earley St Peter’s CE Primary School pupils between the ages of 4 – 11 years old in Reception to Year 6. Breakfast Club runs from 7.30am to 8.45am and After School Club operates from 3.15pm to 6.00pm. 

We also have a range of afterschool sports clubs ran by uSports. Below is the link to their website for further information as well a link to book sessions.

Please contact uSports or ask the school office for more details.