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School Life

Daily life at Crackley Hall is immensely rich and varied. As well as offering a stimulating and well resourced curriculum, a glance at our termly calendar shows the wealth of trips, visits and fixtures pupils are involved with as well as the activities on offer at lunchtime and after school.

The school day is divided into six teaching periods, beginning at 8.20am, but to help busy mums and dads we are open from 7.45am until 6.00pm.  Many children stay on after school for homework, clubs or sporting activities. 

School Day

The School Day
8.20am to 8.35am Registration
8.35am to 8.50am PSHCE/Assembly/Guided Reading/Hymn Practice/Booster/Provision for More Able/Collective Worship
8.50am to 9.50am Lesson 1
9.50am to 10.20am Assembly
10.20am to 10.40am Break
10.40am to 11.40am Lesson 2
11.40am to 12.35pm Lesson 3
12.35pm to 1.40pm Lunch
1.40pm to 1.45pm Registration
1.45pm to 2.40pm Lesson 4
2.40pm to 3.35pm Lesson 5
3.35pm to 3.45pm Tutor Period (Junior 3 - Junior 6)



Home Time (Reception - Junior 2)

Home Time (Junior 3 - Junior 6)

3.45pm to 5.00pm Co-curricular Activities
3.45pm to 6.00pm After School Care - please contact the office for further details.


Children are allocated into one of four houses and can earn points during the year for their house team.

Points are awarded for good work and effort in the classroom and neat or improved work. We have a range of interhouse competitions during the year including Sports Day and other house events for sport, drama, art and music.

Our houses are named after the planets, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus and a keen sense of collegiality and competition is encouraged and engendered.



A wide range of healthy food options, cooked daily on the premises, is offered by our catering company the Holroyd Howe team. Menus include traditional favourites such as Shepherd's Pie, Pasta and Curry. Lunchtimes are staggered to allow the very little ones to eat slightly earlier.

Menus are sent to parents at the end of each term. A hot meal or snack is available for lunch and after school. Pupils can also bring in their own packed lunches if they prefer. Milk and water are provided for the children to drink. Pupils are asked to bring in a healthy snack for break time. 

Good table manners are expected of all pupils, as well as conversation.

Menus are available from the school office