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Long Ditton Infant And Nursery School

Long Ditton Infant And Nursery School

The Heart of Long Ditton since 1911

The School Day

Our School Day


Reception, Years 1 and 2


The gate opens at 08.45am and closes promptly at 08:55am.  Nb: from September 2024 the gate will open at 8.35am and close at 8.45am. Children arriving after this time will access the school via the school office and parents/carers are requested to sign the late arrivals book.


Mrs Eaton or Mrs Martin will welcome the children into school. The children walk independently to their classrooms. 


Morning and full day Nursery Start time: 8.55am 

Nb: from September 2024 the start time will change to 8.50am


Afternoon Nursery start time: 12.00pm


Years 1 and 2: 2.30pm-2.45pm

Friday's Whole School Celebration Assembly 2.30pm

Fruit and Story Times

We have 2 fruit and story times one mid morning and one in the afternoon. We use these times to promote healthy eating and drinking and to share adult read stories with the children.  


Year 1 and 2: 10.45am - 11.00am

Nursery and Reception have access to their outside play/learning spaces all day.


Nursery 11.30am - 12.00pm

Reception, Years 1 and 2: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Home time

All children are collected from school from the back doors to each classroom.

Morning Nursery home time: 11.55am

Reception and Nursery full day or afternoon: 3.00pm

Years 1 and 2: 3.05pm