St Joseph's

Catholic Primary School Pudsey

Telephone 0113 256 5407

Telephone0113 256 5407


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The School Day

The children's entrance for school is through the double gates off Mount Pleasant Road. The children are expected to be in the playground for 8.40 am each day as the bell rings at this time to enable the school day to start promptly at 8.45 am. 

The Foundation Stage
The Foundation Stage have a separate entrance for the school through the small gate on the left hand side of the site (also situated on Mount Pleasant Road). 

In the Foundation Stage we have an open door policy. 

The doors open from 8.45 to 9.00 am 

The children have full access to free flow in the indoor and outdoor classrooms therefore there is no set break time 

Lunchtime is 11.45am - 12.45pm

The doors open from 3.00 - 3.15pm for collection 

Key Stage 1 and 2 

The day starts at 8.40 am and ends at 3.15 pm. Both Key Stages 1 & 2 have a 15 minute break in the morning and 50 minutes for lunch. Key Stage 1 also have an afternoon break of 10 minutes. The time of this break is flexible to fit with the teaching in the afternoon. 

The break times are: 

Key Stage 1: 10.30 - 10.45 am 
Key Stage 2: 10.45 - 11 am 

The lunch times are: 

Key stage 1: - 12.10 - 1.00pm 
Key stage 2 : - 12.30 - 1.20pm 
( The lunchtimes in key stage 2 begin at 12 on the afternoons where the children have an alternative curriculum for ICT, French and swimming. These are different for each class throughout the week.) 

Time spent on teaching and learning each day is 4 hours and 50 minutes for Key Stage 1 and 5 hours for Key Stage 2.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Mount Pleasant Road, Pudsey, LS28 7AZ

Tel: 0113 256 5407

Fax: 0113 255 7449


Headteacher: Miss C Gardner


Our trust is part of the
Diocese of Leeds

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