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Davington Primary School

Faversham, Kent

School Day

08:40 School gates open

Children proceed straight to their classrooms.  Children having school dinner should register each morning in the school hall if they require school dinner that day.  Gates will be closed at 8:55.  All bike users to use either of these gates and then walk to the bike shed.

08:55 Registration takes place - children must be in class by this time

There is a 15 minute morning break and a 15 minute assembly time every day. Whole school assembly takes place twice a week and one of these is an opportunity to celebrate. Tell us if your child has done something special in or out of school!

10:15 - 10:30 Morning break
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch time
11:00 – 11:15 Morning break
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch time
15:15 End of school day



Main gate and Back Gate will be opened with staff available between 8.40 and 8.55  and 3.05 and 3.30

All bike users to use either of these gates and then walk to the bike shed.  No scooters or bikes are to be ridden on school grounds.

Collection at the end of the day

Year R:                             Reception playground

Years 1 and 2:                Main Playground – Please wait by the class signs at the back of the playground where the 

                                          children will be handed over

Year 3:                             Main Playground – Please wait by the climbing wall

Years 4, 5 and 6:             Main playground (please use a location around the large playground)

Thank you for keeping the children safe by standing back from the collection points on the main playground.


Please ensure that medical appointments are made outside of the school day wherever possible.  If you have no alternative, then please ensure your child does not take the whole day out of school unless absolutely necessary.  If your child needs medication whilst in school please complete a form at the school office.  Please do not give children medicine which is left in their school bags. 


When your child is absent, please ensure you call the school office 01795 532401 before 9.30am and when your child returns to school please provide a written note to explain their reason for absence. 


If your child is late on an occasion, please register at the school office.  Please make every effort to ensure the children are in class by 8.55am.


The children have returned to school looking really smart.  Please remember that the children should not wear boots in school.  If your child had their ears pierced over the summer, our school rule is that only small studs may be worn.  These must be removed for any physical activity.