By September 2024, there is an expectation by the Department for Education that all state-funded mainstream schools should deliver a school week of at least 32.5 hours.

St Mary’s is open to all pupils from 8.35am every day, with registration at 8.45am. School is open until 5.50pm (for wraparound care and extra-curricular activities) but hometime for all pupils is between 3.15pm and 3.25pm.

The total compulsory time per week is:

8.45am to 3.15pm daily – 32.5 hours

Y1 and Y2
8.45am to 3.15pm daily – 32.5 hours

Y3 and Y4
8.45am to 3.20pm daily – 32.9 hours

Y5 and Y6
8.45am to 3.25pm daily – 33.3 hours