Pupils at St John's Church of England Primary School - The School Day page
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The School Day

Classes enter and exit the building through specifically allocated doors and are welcomed in by staff.

The school day is 6 hours and 35 minutes long which is 32.55 hours a week.

The School Day Time
Doors Open 8.45am
Register Taken 8.55am
Worship (Nursery & Reception join this twice a week) 9.05am
Y1-Y6 Morning Break 10.30am
Reception & Nursery Lunch 11.45am (Nursery morning only session ends at 11.45pm)
KS1 Lunch 12.00pm-1pm
KS2 Lunch 12.10pm-1pm
Nursery Afternoon Session 12.30pm
Y1-Y6 Afternoon Break 2pm
School Day Ends 3.30pm

School Meals

Please find below information on school meals, including menus.

To pay for school meals via School grid please go to https://schoolgrid.co.uk

The price of a school meal is £2.50 per day, £12.50 per week, this must be payed weekly.

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a Universal Free School meal as of September 2014.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Miss Hickey or Miss Callaghan in the main school office.


Free School Meals

Parents do not have to pay for school lunches if they receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual income that does not exceed £16,190 and you are not claiming Working Tax Credit
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

If you think you are eligible and want to claim for free meals please contact www.bury.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals or telephone on 0161 253 5858 or email at freeschoolmeals@bury.gov.uk