About Us

Our School Day

The school day in both the Primary and the Secondary phase starts at 8:40am and ends at 3:20pm (Please note, Reception and KS1 classes have a staggered end to the day as per the tables below).

Primary Phase

Early Years Foundation Stage – Nursery

TimeActivityAdditional Information
8:30Gates Open to playgroundParents can wait on site but not drop off yet
8:50 – 11:50AM session – door to provision opens at 8:50Gate open for collection at 11:50 via right hand entrance from the front car park – No parents on site.
12:20 – 15:20PM Session – door to provision opens at 12:20Gate open for drop off at 12:20 via right hand entrance from the front car park – No parents on site.
15:00Gates open to playgroundParents can wait on site but not collect yet

Early Years Foundation Stage – Reception Classes

TimeActivity
8:30Gates open to playground
8:40 – 8:50Classroom doors open
Registration
8:50 – 9:10Collective Worship
9:10 – 11:45Learning Provision
11:45 – 12:35Lunch
12:35 -12:45Registration
12:45 – 15:05Learning Provision

Key Stage One (years 1 and 2)

32 hours and 55 mins / week

TimeActivity
8:30Gates open to the playground
8:40 – 8:50Classroom doors open
Registration
8:50 – 9:10Collective Worship
9:10 – 10:15Maths
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 -12:00English
12:00 -12:50Lunch
12:50 -13:00Registration
13:00 -15:00Foundation Subjects
15:00 -15:15Story and End of day

Key Stage Two (years 3,4,5 and 6)

33 hours and 20 mins / week

TimeActivity
8:30Gates open to the playground
8:40 – 8:50Classroom doors open
Registration
8:50 – 9:10Collective Worship
9:10 – 10:15Maths
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 -12:10English
12:10 -13:00Lunch
13:00 -13:10Registration
13:10 -15:10Foundation Subjects
15:10 -15:20Story and End of day 

Secondary Phase – Key Stage 3 and 4 (Years 7-11)

33 hours and 20 mins / week

TimeActivity
8:30School Opens
8:40 – 8:50Registration
8:50 – 9:50Lesson 1
9:50 – 10:50Lesson 2
10:50 – 11:10Break
11:10 – 12:10Lesson 3
12:10 – 12:30Registration and Collective Worship
12:30 – 13:20Lunch
13:20 – 14:20Lesson 4
14:20 – 15:20Lesson 5
15:20End of the School Day
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The Harleston Sancroft Academy has evolved to where it is now with dignity, strength and kindness.

Current parent of Y10 student

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I feel valued as a member of staff. I like the fact the school has a clear vision, a vision that I feel a part of.

Current member of teaching staff

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Every single person who works at the school contributes to who I am. It truly is a special place where we are all one big family.

Current Y11 student

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