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Merley First School

Classes and the School Day


Our school day starts with the main school gates being opened at 8.40am by school staff. Children should remain supervised while waiting on the playground.  Classroom doors will be opened at 8.45am by the class teacher. All children are expected to arrive in class by 8.55am. At this point the classroom doors will close, the registers will be taken and the main school gates will be locked. 

At the end of the day the main gates will be unlocked for at 3.10pm. Teaching staff will open classroom doors and dismiss children at 3.15pm. 

At Merley First School we have 10 classes. 

Reception: Ladybird & Butterfly

Year 1: Robin & Sparrow

Year 2: Hedgehog & Rabbit

Year 3: Kestrel & Owl

Year 4: Badger & Fox

Each class has its own page - click on the links to the right to view these pages.


Transition Support Social Stories:

Joining Year 1 - Social Story

Joining Year 2 - Social Story

Joining Year 3 - Social Story

Joining Year 4 - Social Story