School Day

TA's or teachers are on the playground from 8:50am to assist parents/ carers with dropping off children and their siblings in different year groups...

Our new school day will be 8:50am – 3:25pm.

Start of the school day

  • School gates will open at 8:40am
  • Doors will open so pupils can enter school at 8:50am
  • Registration will be at 8:55am prompt
  • Lessons will end at 3:25pm

End of the school day

EYFS pupils will be ready to leave the building at 3:25pm and should be picked up first, if parents have pupils in other classes.

KS1 and KS2 pupils will collect their bags and coats after lessons have finished at 3:25pm. Please be patient at the end of the school day. Younger pupils will be handed over to parents individually in order to keep all our pupils safe.

Children who are late MUST report to the school office.

If children cannot come to school for any reason the School Office should be informed of the reason before 9.30am, by telephone and upon return to school by letter.             


“Together as God’s children we will, love, learn, grow, inspire, Let your light shine”.


  • To work together with families as the first educators of their children.
  • To create a happy Roman Catholic atmosphere in which everyone can develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, morally and physically.
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment in which everyone is encouraged to develop his or her full potential.
  • To promote self-discipline in an atmosphere which fosters respect, tolerance and acceptance of all people.
  • This school is committed to encouraging the children to develop into responsible members of the school community in preparation for their role as adult members of society. In helping us to achieve this goal we anticipate the co-operation of all our parents.
  • To support all members of the community in their faith journey.

St Joseph The Worker RC Primary School, Cutnook Ln, Irlam, Manchester M44 6GX