Term Dates, School Day and Attendance

The School Day





Bell rings and classroom doors open for children (First bell)


Doors close and Registration begins

10:30am (KS1) 10:45am (KS2)

Break Time


Lunch Time


 Afternoon session begins  


End of school day


Total hours per week = 32.5 hours




If children arrive later than 8:50am, they must go to the school office to be signed in by their parent/carer.

Parents will be asked to provide a reason why their child is late. 

If children arrive unaccompanied by an adult, the parent/carer will be contacted. 




If your child is unwell and unable to attend school, please phone the school office (01926 426940) by 9:00am to report the absence and reason.

Please telephone the school on each day of absence. 

Medical evidence may be requested for significant absences. 


If you would like to request leave of absence for an exceptional circumstance, please complete a Leave of Absence Request form, available from the school office. 


Further information regarding attendance is available in our Attendance Policy.  


Radford Semele C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, volunteers and parents to share this commitment.