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Worplesdon Primary School

Worplesdon Primary School

Helping children develop a love of life and learning.

Wood Street School

School Timing Trials

A little reminder that we are consulting you on our school day timings for September 2023. The government has made it compulsory that all schools must offer 32.5 hours of school per week from
September 2023.

At Worplesdon Primary School, the children already receive 32.5hrs per week with the school day  being 8:40am 3:10pm for the infants and 8:50am 3:20pm for the junior children.

At Wood Street Infant School, the current hours are 8:40am 3:00pm which equates to 6hrs 20 minutes per day, totaling 31hrs 40 minutes per week. Wood Street Infant School are currently running at a 50-minute deficit each week. Therefore, the school day needs to be extended by 10 minutes per day.

As a federation, we need to consider siblings across the two sites and would like to offer timings that could work for all families. We are aware of the impact this will have on working families and have tried to keep times that are in keeping with our current offer. We are, therefore, having two trial days and will be asking for feedback via an online survey due out 19th May.

The trial days are:

  Wood Street Infant School Worplesdon Primary School
Wednesday 17th May 8:30am - 3:00pm 8:45am - 3:15pm
Thursday 18th May 8:45am - 3:15pm 8:30am - 3:00pm

Please note the following additional information:

The Haven Maintaining their current school day timings
Early Birds and Night Owls As per normal timings however the serving of breakfast will stop at 8:10am on Thursday 18th May
Walking Bus Wednesday leave Fairlands at normal time.
Thursday leave Fairlands 8.20am

Envis Way, Worplesdon, Guildford , Surrey GU3 3NL

01483 232126