School life

The school day

Before, during and after school, Blanchelande offers children a day full of academic and co-curricular activities.

When do children need to arrive, and when does school end?

Pupils in Years 3-11 arrive for 8.30 am. For Years 3-6, school finishes at 3.30 pm. For Years 7-11, school finishes at 3.45 pm.

The Infant school day (Reception - Year 2) begins at 9.00 am and finishes at 3.15 pm.

How early can children arrive in the morning?

Pupils in Years 3-11 can arrive at school from 8.00 am, and go straight to either the main hall or the Junior playground.

Infants (Reception - Year 2) can join the Early Bird Club from 8.15 am. (This is £4 per session.)

What extra-curricular activities and clubs can the children join?

A range of activities run during lunchtimes and after school, and a booklet is published termly for pupils and parents. For Infants and Juniors (Reception - Year 6) there is an after-school club between 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm. (This is £6 per hour.)

If your son or daughter plays in a school sports team, fixtures against other schools, generally after school, run throughout the year.