Term Dates / School Day / Attendance

Details of our term dates and school holidays may be downloaded from the links below.

Term Dates

Details of our term dates and school holidays may be downloaded from the links below. Our term dates differ from those set and published by Durham County Council. Please email school if you require a paper copy.

School Day

Our gates open at 8.45am for all year groups. Please visit our wrap-around care page for information on care available earlier than this.

EventTime
Doors Open8.45am
School Starts/Registration8.55am
Collective Worship & Rosary 9.00am
Morning Break10.30am
Lunchtime12.00pm – 1.00pm – Class 1 & Class 2
12.10pm – Class 3
Afternoon BreakKS1 Only
End of School Day3.25pm

Attendance

School Holidays During Term Time

The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time and these new regulations come into effect from September 2013.

Head teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday.

Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school. Please see below leaflet provided by the Local Authority explaining Fixed Penalty Notices

Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Executive Headteacher.

Easter Blessings

May we wish our pupils and their families, staff, governors and local community a very Holy and Happy Easter

Easter Egg Competition

Well done to everyone who entered our ‘Decorate an Egg’ competition. We were blown away by the standard of entries and all the hard work that had gone into them. Thank you to all of our families who helped. It was very difficult to decide on the winners. Mrs Cruise and Sian chose 3 winners […]

St Cuthbert’s House Winners

Well done to St. Cuthbert House who were our overall winners for this term. They enjoyed their treat this afternoon

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