The School Day

The Nightingale school day runs from 9am to 3.30pm, Monday - Friday, a total of 32.5 hours per week.  Playground gates open at 8.45am for Years 1-6 and 8.55am for Nursery and Reception.  Children in years 1-3 can go straight into their classes from 8.45am where staff are available to supervise them.  

School pick-up is at 3.30pm for all children.  Those attending clubs may be collected at 4.30pm and those in after-school care must be collected by 5.30pm, after which late fines will apply.  

There are 3 entrances to Nightingale School which can all be accessed from Tiger Way.

- ‘Nestlings’ entrance for Nursery and Reception

- ‘Fledglings’ entrance for Years 1,2 and 3

- ‘High Fliers’ entrance for Years 4,5 and 6 and all after school club pick-ups.  


Outside of these times, children must be dropped off and collected via the Main Entrance.   They must be signed in or out at the Main Reception desk.