Bothkennar Primary School’s School Day

8.15am             Breakfast Club

Our Breakfast Club provides breakfast to children every morning. Children can enjoy cereal, toast and a piece of fruit or a yogurt and a drink. The Breakfast Club is available to all children and costs £1.45. Discounts are available to families in receipt of housing and council tax benefits. Breakfast is free to children entitled to a free school meal.  Further information is available from the school office. 


9.00am             School Begins

All children should be in their lines and we would ask that parents stand back from the lines to allow our teachers to welcome the children into school. Please note that class teachers are not able to meet with parents at this time. If you wish to discuss anything please contact the class teacher via the school office – 01324 508740.


10.30am – 10:45am Interval

Children should be provided with a healthy snack and a drink (fizzy drinks are not permitted in school).


12.15pm – 1pm  Lunch

Children can choose to do one of the following at lunch time:

Home Lunch – Children can go home for lunch at 12.15pm and return by 1.10pm. Children should be collected from the infant playground. If it is a wet lunch, children should return via the reception doors.

Packed Lunch - Children can be provided with a packed lunch e.g. a sandwich, an apple, a yogurt and a drink all put into a named container. We ask parents to provide any cutlery that is required.

School Lunch – School lunches are provided free of charge to children in primaries 1 – 3. Children from in primaries 4-7 can buy a school lunch for £2.05. A menu is available on our website and via Facebook. Children should be provided with correct money if they wish to purchase a school lunch.


3pm  School Finishes

At the end of the school day, our class teachers will dismiss all children into the playground. If your child is to be collected by an adult, please ensure that the adult is in the playground by 3.15pm. Please can all adults stand back from the school doors at this time.