Beckley C of E Primary School

The School Day

The School Day

Sessions in a school day Key Stage 1

Session Time Duration
Registration 9.00 – 9.10 10 mins
Session 1 9.10 – 10.10 1 hour
Morning break 10.10 – 10.30 20 mins
Session 2 10.30 – 11.00 30 mins
Session 3 11.00 – 11.45 45 mins
Lunch break 11.45 – 12.45 1 hour
Session 4 12.45 – 1.45 1 hour
Session 5 1.45 – 2.45 1 hour
Break 2.45 – 3.00 15 mins
Session 6 3.00 – 3.20 20 mins

 

Total working hours, excluding registration and breaks but including assembly time = 21 hr 15 min per week
DfES recommended minimum for KS1 is 21 hours per week

Subject Allocations Key Stage 1

Session Daily Weekly % of total curriculum
English 55 mins 4hr 35 mins 21%
Maths 55mins 4hr 35 mins 21%
Science N/A 1 hr 30 mins 7%
Topic N/A 1 hr 30 mins 7%
Art/Design N/A 1 hr 30 mins 7%
PE N/A 2 hrs 9%
Music N/A 1 hr 5%
RE N/A 1hr 5%
ICT Skills N/A 1hr 5%
Storytime/PHSE/other 40 mins 2hr 45 mins 13%

Sessions and Curriculum Balance Key Stage 2

Session Time Duration
Registration 9.00 – 9.10 10 mins
Session 1 9.10 – 10.10 1 hour
Morning break 10.10 – 10.30 20 mins
Session 2 10.30 – 11.00 30 mins
Session 3 11.00 – 12.00 1 hour
Lunch break 12.00 – 1.00 1 hour
Session 4 1.00 – 2.30 1 hour 30 mins
Session 5 2.30 – 3.20 50 mins

 

Total working hours excluding registration and breaks but including assembly time = 24 hours 10 minutes per week.
DCSF recommended minimum for KS2 is 23 hours 30 minutes per week

Subject Allocations Key Stage 2

Session Daily Weekly % of total curriculum
English 1hr 10 mins 5hr 50 mins 25%
Maths 55mins 4hr 35 mins 19%
Science N/A 2 hrs 8%
Topic N/A 2 hrs 8%
Art/Design N/A 2 hrs 8%
PE N/A 2 hrs 8%
Music N/A 2 hrs 8%
RE N/A 1hr 4%
ICT Skills N/A 1hr 4%
Storytime/PHSE/other N/A 2hr 20 mins 10%
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