The School Day

Spring 2021

Please be aware that we have adjusted school start and finish time due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. The new school time for each bubble phase is as follow:

Gate opening times

Only one parent/carer for pick up allowed in the playground

Gate Class Gates open Collection time
Upper KS2 (Ben Jonson Road)

Lyra & Aquila

8.40am to 8.50am

3.20pm
Lower KS2 (Halley Street)

Orion & Phoenix

8.45 am to 8.50am

3.25pm
KS1 (Halley Street) Pegasus & Leo

8.40am to 8.50am

3.20pm

EYFS (Main Entrance) Ursa Minor & Ursa Major

8.50am to 9.00am
11.20 to 11.30 am (Morning children collection time)
12.50 to 1.00 pm (Afternoon children drop off time)

3.20pm to 3.30pm

New school day timetable

EYFS: 8.55am - 3.25pm
AM Nursery: 8.55am-11.25pm
PM Nursery: 12.55pm-3.25pm
KS1: 8.45am-3.25pm
LKS2: 8.50am - 3.30pm
UKS2: 8.45am-3.25pm

Access to School Office

Unfortunately, we are not able to let parents on site at present unless in an emergency.

To inform of absence - phone 020 7265 8061

To arrange a time to talk with the class teacher

Please either call the School office or email admin@halley.towerhamlets.sch.uk

If you need any further support or have a welfare concern, you can email us on:

familysupport@halley.towerthamlets.sch.uk

safeguarding@halley.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Normal School Day

For all Halley pupils, the school day starts at 8:50am.

The registration period lasts for ten minutes, from 8:50am to 9:00am. 

Teaching in classes begins at 8:50am The start of day whistle will blow at 8:45 in order for pupils to be ready for start of lessons.

Children not in class by 9:00am when the register will be closed will be given a late mark.

Please support your children to be on time by ensuring that they arrive in class on time.

Morning lessons end at 11:45am and the afternoon teaching session begins at 12:45pm.

The end of the school day for all Halley pupils is 3:15pm

Nursery

Nursery children who are part time AM Start school at 8:50am and finish at 12:15pm
Nursery children who are part time PM Start school at 12:15pm and finish at 3:15pm
Nursery children who are full time start at 8:50am lunch is at 11:45 to 1:15 and finish at 3:15pm

KS1 Time Table

Start Lesson Break Lesson Lunch Lesson Break Lesson End
8:50 9:00 - 10:15 10:15 - 10:30 10:30 - 11:45 11:45 - 12:45 12:45 - 1:45 1:45 - 2:00 2:00 - 3:15 3:15

KS2 Time Table

Start Lesson Break Lesson Lunch Lesson End
 8:50 9:00 - 10:15 10:15 - 10:30 10:30 - 12:15 12:15 - 1:15 1:15 - 3:15 3:15

If your child goes home for their dinner

In Reception, Year 1 and 2 please collect them at 11:45am and return them to school at 12:35 (ten minutes before the start of the afternoon session).

In Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils going home for dinner should be collected from school at 12:15pm and returned to school at 1:05pm (ten minutes before the start of the afternoon session).

Please note that for insurance reasons the school cannot accept children back from home dinners more than ten minutes before the start of the afternoon session.

If you require any further clarification please ask Karen or Juber in the school offices.