school day

We seek to stimulate the love of learning in our children so that they want to learn for themselves and achieve to the very best of their abilities.

School starts at 9:00 a.m, children can come into school from 8:45 a.m where they will engage in reading activities in their classroom.

Breaktime: 10:30 a.m -10:45 a.m

Lunch time: 12:15 p.m – 1:00 p.m

Home time: 3:15 p.m

Extended Schools – (fees apply)

Breakfast Club: 7:45 a.m – 8:45 a.m

After school club: 3.15 p.m – 5.30 p.m

Assemblies at Great Dunham give a regular opportunity for the whole school to gather together to learn about religious beliefs and festivals, consider moral issues and share in achievements.

Parents have the right to withdraw their child from collective worship. Any parent who wishes to exercise this right should contact the Head Teacher.

Our regular whole school assembly schedule: 

Monday – SEAL
Tuesday – Religious Festivals
Wednesday – Poem of the Week
Thursday – Music
Friday – Achievement

We hold our assemblies in St Andrews Church.

Throughout the year we hold special assemblies and encourage friends, family, and community members to join us. These include  Harvest Festival, Remembrance, Christingle, and Easter assemblies. Dates for these are published on the school notice board and in the newsletter.