School hours

Teaching Times


Morning Sessions

9.00am to 11.00am

11.30am to 1.30pm


Afternoon Session

2.30pm to 3.30pm*



It will be appreciated that these times are fully allotted to teaching, and both teachers and students should be able to work with minimum interruptions.



“Teacher Class, unless otherwise agreed between the Principal and a teacher, a teacher will be in attendance for a minimum of seven hours daily commencing no less than ten minutes before the morning pupil instruction session”. DEECD Human Resources Manual

If it is a wet day, teachers will bring the students into the classroom at 8.50am. A teacher is on duty from this time of the day and a teacher remains on duty until 3.45pm daily. See Extreme Weather and Yard Duty/Playground Supervision.

* End of term dismissal - 2.30pm, end of year dismissal – 1.30pm.

Break Times


Recess (play lunch)

11.00am to 11.30am


Fruit break




1.30pm to 2.30pm



Please see Food at school, for information on what to pack for break times.

  • Students must not be left alone in the school grounds before 8:45am or after 3:45pm. If you have to leave your child before or after this time, you must book them into Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) as there is no yard supervision until 8.45am. See Outside School Hours Care (OSHC), and Yard Duty/Playground Supervision.

See Office for Office hours.