Normanton Altofts Junior School

   The school day


Times for Academic Year 2023 / 2024


The school day normally follows the following structure:

In general, English, Maths and Guided Reading take place before lunch and the other foundation subjects take place in the afternoons. For more information on the school curriculum, please use the Curriculum tab above.


School Start Time: 8:30 am    


8:30 am  - the school day starts                                  

8:40 am - the class register 'closes'

10:30 am -10:45 am - morning break

12:00 am - 12:50 pm lunch break                      

12:50 pm - 15:00 pm afternoon lessons       


School Finish Time: 3:00 pm     


These times constitute the legally required compulsory school week of 32.5 hrs