General Information

School Times:

Gates unlocked: 8:30am.

School starts: 8:45am.

Playtime: 10:30am to 10:40am.

Lunchtime: 12:00pm to 1:10pm.

Afternoon playtime: 2:40pm to 3:00pm for Reception and KS1
2:50pm to 3:00pm KS2

School finishes:  3:30pm.


There are no members of staff on duty when the gates open at 8:30am, please ensure your children are supervised at all times.  For the safety of all, no dogs are permitted on the premises and bikes or scooters are to be ridden only in the designated areas and not in amongst the adults and children on the yard.

As much as possible we try to keep outdoor break times despite the weather, so please ensure that your child is suitably protected according to the season.

If your child is going to be absent or collected from school early, then please notify the Office or another member of staff as soon as possible (0115 9190611)

Please note that the school car park is closed to vehicles between 8.30am and 9.00am and between 3.20pm and 3.45pm unless by prior arrangement with the school. Thank you

Data ProtectionGDPR- General Data Protection Regulation

Gilthill Primary School complies with the new GDP regulations which came into force in May 2018. We ensure that your personal data is processed fairly and lawfully, is accurate, is kept secure and is retained for no longer than is necessary. We will request, hold and share personal information if it is absolutely necessary to enable us to provide education and services to our children and their families.

Our Fair Processing Notice (Privacy Notice) can be found below.

EMET – Fair Processing Notice – Privacy notice Gilthill website