Godinton Primary School

Timings of the School Day

The school site is open to pupils attending Breakfast Club from 7.50 a.m. For all other children, the site is open from 8.40 a.m. when the gates onto the main playground are opened by the Headteacher, Miss Talbot, who is then in attendance to supervise the children. In her absence, another senior member of staff will take her place.

Please note that since school reopening in September 2020, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the school is implementing staggered start and finish times. Please refer to the school closure pages of the website for further information.


The School Day

The school playground opens to children at 8.40 am

Classroom doors open and children are able to come into school at 8.50 am

Classroom doors close and register commences at 9.00 am (any late comers must enter school via the main reception and report to the office staff)

Whole school morning break time from 10.10 - 10.25 am

Lower School (Year R and Year 1) lunchtime from 11.30 am to 12.40 pm

Middle School (Years 2 and 3) lunchtime from 12.00 to 1.00 pm

Upper School (Years 4, 5 and 6) lunchtime from 12.30 to 1.30 pm

Afternoon break time for Year 1 at 2.00 to 2.15 pm

School finishes at 3.15 pm


Microsoft.CSharp.RuntimeBinder.RuntimeBinderException: Cannot perform runtime binding on a null reference
   at CallSite.Target(Closure , CallSite , Object )
   at System.Dynamic.UpdateDelegates.UpdateAndExecute1[T0,TRet](CallSite site, T0 arg0)
   at CallSite.Target(Closure , CallSite , Object )
   at ASP._Page_app_plugins_documentpicker_documentpicker_cshtml.Execute() in c:\inetpub\vhosts\godinton.kent.sch.uk\httpdocs\App_Plugins\DocumentPicker\documentpicker.cshtml:line 11
   at System.Web.WebPages.WebPageBase.ExecutePageHierarchy()
   at System.Web.Mvc.WebViewPage.ExecutePageHierarchy()
   at System.Web.WebPages.WebPageBase.ExecutePageHierarchy(WebPageContext pageContext, TextWriter writer, WebPageRenderingBase startPage)
   at System.Web.Mvc.RazorView.RenderView(ViewContext viewContext, TextWriter writer, Object instance)
   at System.Web.Mvc.BuildManagerCompiledView.Render(ViewContext viewContext, TextWriter writer)
   at Umbraco.Core.Profiling.ProfilingView.Render(ViewContext viewContext, TextWriter writer)
   at System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper.RenderPartialInternal(String partialViewName, ViewDataDictionary viewData, Object model, TextWriter writer, ViewEngineCollection viewEngineCollection)
   at System.Web.Mvc.Html.PartialExtensions.Partial(HtmlHelper htmlHelper, String partialViewName, Object model, ViewDataDictionary viewData)
   at System.Web.Mvc.Html.PartialExtensions.Partial(HtmlHelper htmlHelper, String partialViewName, Object model)
   at ASP._Page_Views_Partials_grid_editors_base_cshtml.Execute() in c:\inetpub\vhosts\godinton.kent.sch.uk\httpdocs\Views\Partials\Grid\Editors\Base.cshtml:line 20