01670 714200 | admin@cragside.northumberland.sch.uk

Cragside Church of England Primary School is open to pupils from 8.45 am to 3:15pm for Key Stage 1 & 2. Reception class timings are 8:45am to 3.10pm. Children from Nursery can be collected from 3:00pm until 3:15pm. This provides a total opening time for the majority pupils of 32.5 hours per week.

Arriving at School

Our external doors open from 8:30am with registration beginning at 8:45am.

Late Arrivals

Once doors have closed , all children arriving after 8.45am will need to be brought to the main reception by an adult to be signed in and will be registered as late. This will appear on your child’s attendance record. Please try to ensure your child arrives on time.


If your child is ill please contact the school office (01670 714200) to let us know the reason for absence and possible duration. We can then authorise the absence. If your child is absent and we have not heard from you, the office will phone contact numbers to find out the reason for absence.


If your child has an appointment during the school day you will need to sign them out at the school office when you collect them. Pupils should return to school after their appointment where possible.


School are unable to authorise holidays due to Department for Education Legislation.

Current School Day (2023-24)

  • Nursery Morning: 09:00 – 12:00
  • Nursery Afternoon: 12:00 – 15:00
  • Reception: 08:45 – 15:10
  • Years 1 – 6: 08:45 – 15:15

Teacher Training Days – 2023-24

Please See Our School Calendar for term dates. Teacher training days are;

  • Monday 4th September 2023
  • Friday 27th October 2023
  • Friday 22nd December 2023

Or download our 2023-24 term Dates

term-dates DocumentsDownload
Term Dates 2023-2024Download
Term Dates 2024-2025Download

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Privacy Policy

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.