Unless you're in school at 8:00am for breakfast club, or arriving in a taxi for a day's learning in the McGinty Speech and Language Centre, the school day at West Malling starts with the gate opening at 8:45am.
Children make their way to their classrooms, typically saying "good morning" to Mr Clark, the Headteacher, or a member of the Senior Team. By 8:55 all children are in their classes and ready for registration.
The first lessons of the day are underway at 9:00am, and we pause for a daily act of worship at 10:25am.
After this, it's break between 10:45 and 11:00am. The second session of learning then follows until 12:00pm for children in Chestnut, Poppy, Lime or Cherry class, or 12:15pm for children in Mulberry, Daisy, Oak, Willow and Ash class.
At 1pm lunchtime play is over and children head back to their classrooms for further learning until the end of the day at 3:00pm.
Other than the first and final weeks of each long term, after school clubs run until 3:45pm or 4pm as advised, or the Premier Sport After School Active Club runs until 6pm.