Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

The School Day

Please see below, an example of a typical day at Orchard Head School: 

School day commences at 8.55am*


Morning break

10.30am to 10.45am

Lunch break

12.00 noon to 1.15pm (Lower Team)


12.00 noon to 1.00pm (Middle and Upper Teams )

Afternoon session begins

1.15 pm (Lower Team)


1.00pm (Middle and Upper Teams)

Afternoon break

2.15pm to 2.25pm

School ends**

3.15pm (Lower Team)

3.20pm (Middle and Upper Teams)

* Morning session begins at 8:55, when the children line up in the playground (all children should be in the playground at 8.50am, ready to line up at 8.55am).

** It would be appreciated if children could be collected promptly at the end of the school day.  Staff understand that there may be occasions when parents/carers may be unavoidably late. On such occasions, it would be appreciated if parents/carers could notify school as soon as possible.

Before and After-School Care is available.  Please see the following links:

Breakfast Club

After School Care