Willowbrook students working on a project together

Our School Day

Willowbrook Primary School is open for 31 hours 15 minutes per week.

Morning lessons typically focus on developing core subject skills (including reading, writing and mathematics), while afternoon lessons cover humanities, PE, technology, computing, science, art and music.

Our school day

8:45am – 9:00am

Early morning work - registration closes at 9:00am.
If your child arrives after 9:00am they will be marked as late

9:00am – 9:30am

Skills practice (spelling, number facts including multiplication tables, handwriting…)

9:10am – 9:40am

Reading (this may be through guided group work or whole class teaching)

9:40am – 10:40am

Core Lesson

10:25am – 10:30am

Toast time  - Every child is given a piece of toast to keep them going until lunchtime

10:30am – 10:45am

Morning break

10:45am - 12:00 (Willow Class)

10:45am – 12:15 pm (Other Classes)

Core Lessons

12:00 – 1:00pm (Willow Class)

12:15pm – 1:00 (Other Classes)


1:00pm – 1:45pm

1st afternoon lesson

1:45pm – 2:30pm

2nd afternoon lesson

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Assembly (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), Storytime (Tuesday and Thursday)


End of the school day

Breakfast Club runs from 7:45am. It is delivered by Active Trowbridge, who provide cereal and drinks.

After School Club, also run by Active Trowbridge, and runs until 5:00pm each afternoon.

Various after school activities are run throughout the year from 3:15pm - 4:00pm.