St Columba C.of E.

Primary Academy

Changing Lives, Building Futures

School Day and Class Organisation

The Academy day starts at 8:45 a.m. and finishes at 3:15 p.m.

The Academy doors open between 8:35 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. The children walk straight in to school, register book their lunch and are ready for learning.



Children in Year R have lunch between 11:45 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.

Children in Year 1 have lunch between 11:50 and 12:50 p.m.

Children in Year 2 have lunch between 11:55 p.m. and 12:50 p.m.

Children in Years 3 - 6 have lunch between 12 noon and 12:50 p.m.



The Academy is currently organised into eight classes.  They are as follows:

Year Group

Class Name


Support Staff


Alborough Class

Mrs Ayres

Mrs James



Donaldson Class

Miss Hudson

Mrs Copple

Year 1

Waddell Class

Miss Middleton

Mrs Brinsmead

Miss Freeman

Miss Gould

Year 2

Wiesner Class

Miss Willetts

Mrs Fisher

Mrs Smith (am)

Year 3

Tomlinson Class

Mrs Vartan

Mrs Garnett

Year 4

Becker Class

Mr Vickery

Mrs Scott

Mr Watson (am)

Year 5


Carroll Class


Mr Holloway (M-T)

Mrs Gristock (W-F)

Mrs Court (am)

Mrs Carne (am)

Year 6

Sacher Class

Mr Green

Mrs Chorlton