School Times

We have had to make some changes to minimise pupil mixing during COVID-19, including staggered drop off and collection times. Full details can be found here:   Parents Information


08:35 am         Children line up on the playground with their teacher

08:40 am         Children come into the classrooms

08:50 am         SCHOOL BEGINS    

10:50 am         Break

12:15 pm         Key Stage 1 children lunch begins

12:30 pm         Key Stage 2 children lunch begins

01:00 pm         Key Stage 1 children afternoon lessons begin

01:15 pm         Key Stage 2 children afternoon lessons begin

03:15 pm         SCHOOL ENDS


The school cannot take responsibility for children before 8:40 am or after 3:15 pm.  Parents should supervise their children beyond these times.  Please do not allow your child to arrive before 8:35 am.

During a normal week the number of hours spent on teaching is 22.5 hours for Key Stage 1 children, and 25 hours for Key Stage 2 children. This is exclusive of the statutory daily act of collective worship, registration, breaks and lunch breaks.

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  • Roach Vale, Colchester,
    Essex CO4 3YN
  • Tel: 01206 861324
  • Fax: 01206 869751
  • admin@roachvale.essex.sch.uk


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