St. Stephen's School

" Do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you.
Do not be afraid to dream of great things " - Pope Francis

School Day

The School Day

The entrance gates will be open for pupils from 8.40 a.m. to 8.55 a.m. and they go straight into their classroon.

End of Day

Reception should be collected at 3.00 pm from the service entrance 

Years 1& 2 should be collected at 3.15 pm from car park next to the playcourt

Years 3,4,5 & 6 should be collected at 3.30 pm from car park next to the playcourt 

For safety purposes, access to the school during the day is via the main entrance in Ruskin Avenue only.

Parents are reminded that: -

  • Young pupils should be brought and met from school by a responsible adult.

  • No children are allowed on site until 8.40a.m. (unless attending clubs).  Children remain the responsibility of parents before the school day begins.

  • Please show consideration to our neighbours when dropping/collecting children from school. 


It is important that children arrive in school on time.  Late arrival not only causes anxiety to your child but disruption to their education and that of others in the class.


If your child is absent from school for any reason, please let the office know by 9.00 a.m. Please report all absences by leaving a messaging (press 2 to report absence), or by sending an email to

Home Contact Information

Parents are required to help us keep a record of addresses, places of work, telephone numbers and emergency contacts.  The school must be notified of any changes to the information provided in order that these records are kept up-to-date.  It may be necessary to contact you urgently if your child is taken ill or has had an accident.