Slinfold CE Primary School and Pre-School

Caring for each other, learning from each other, achieving with each other…guided by God

Late and Absence Procedures

Registration times during the Covid-19 pandemic:


In order to protect our bubbles and to limit the number of adults on site at any time, we are operating a system with staggered drop-off and collection times.


Staggered start times:

Currently we are operating with staggered start times in the morning so children should arrive at school during the 10-minute window allocated to their class as follows:


Bubble Group Drop-off Time Close of Registration Time
Pre-School 8:30 - 8:40 am 8:45 am
Hamble & Medway 8:30 - 8:40 am 8:45 am
Arun & Adur 8:45 - 8:55 am 9:00 am
Rother 8:45 - 8:55 am 9:00 am


Staggered finish times:


We have staggered finish times in place as well and these are as follows:


Bubble Group Collection Time
Pre-School 3:00 pm
Hamble & Medway 3:00 pm
Arun & Adur 3:15 pm
Rother 3:15 pm



Further information about our late and absence procedures can be found in our Covid-19 addendum to our Attendance & Punctuality Policy. This can be accessed via the link below.