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Welcome back to all children and staff to Towngate Primary Academy 2018. Our SEAL theme is "Going for Goals" this half term, remember..."you can do it, you can do it!"

School Times

  • Session Times:
  • Nursery (part-time):
  • 8.50 am - 11.50am
  • 12.30pm - 3.30pm

  • Upper Foundation, Key Stage 1 and 2: 

8.45am - 12.15pm and 1.15pm - 3.15pm


Class Registers are taken between 8.50 and 9.00 am.  Children have until 9 am to arrive in the class -  at 9.00 am classroom doors are closed and after this children must enter school via reception where they should be signed in by parent/carer.

Children arriving between 9.00 am and 9.10 am will be marked as late,  arrival after 9.10 am will be recorded as an unauthorised absence.   

If a pupil has a period of 10 lates in the academic year the academy has the right to record any further lates as unauthorised absence.  The policy is in line with Wakefield Council Code of Conduct on Penalty Notices and falls under Section 44 of the Education Act 1996.

Student Absence

Please let us know before 9 am or as soon as you can if your child is unwell and unable to attend school.  This can be done by phoning 01924 302865 and speaking to our Attendance Officer (Miss Higgins) or leaving a voicemail message.  If we have not heard from yo by 9.10 am you should expect to receive contact from Miss Higgins or office staff to ascertain reason for absence.



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