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School Hours & School Gate Timing 

School Hours

St. Stephen's School will function as a single session school in 2021.


1) School Hours are as follows:


 Mondays to Fridays: 7.30 am to 1.30 pm



2) Recess times and Snack Break are as follows:


LevelsRecess Time  Snack break
Primary 3  8.45 am to 9.15 am  11.30 am
Primary 29.15 am to 9.45 am 11.30 am 
Primary 19.45 am to 10.15 am  12.00 pm
Primary 410.15 am to 10.45 am 12.00 pm 
 Primary 510.45 am to 11.15 am  09.30 am
 Primary 611.15 am to 11.45 am 09.30 am 


3) Lunch Break

For Stephenians who need to stay back in school for CCAs/Remedal lessons or Enrichment lessons, 
lunch will be from 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm. This would be mainly for Primary 3 to Primary 6 Stephenians.



Staggered Dismissal Venue & Time


School dismissal is still staggered for different levels. Please refer to the following schedule updated for 2021. 


Please note the change in arrangement for private car pick-up at the School Foyer 2021 in Semester 1. We have alternated the 2021 timing with 2020’s – cars with even number car-plates will now come in first at 1:50pm and cars with odd number car-plates come in later at 2:05pm.



Venue &  Time 



Side Gate   




Private Cars Timing 1:  Car-plates’ last digit is an even number (2, 4, 6, 8, 0) with SSS Car Decal  

Private Cars Timing 2 :  

Car-plates’ last digit is an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) with SSS Car Decal


1:30pm via Gates D/D1



1:50pm – 2:05pm



2:05pm – 2:20pm


1:35pm via Gate D2


1:40pm via Gates D/D1


1:35pm via Gate D2


1:40pm via Gates D/D1/D2


1:45pm via Gates D/D1/D2


o    Specific Requirements for Private Car Pick-up (with SSS Car Decal) during Dismissal:  

-                To reduce congestion and to maintain safe distancing at the School Foyer, our security guard at the Main Gate will only allow cars (with SSS Car Decal) with the above stipulated even/odd car-plates to drive in at the respective timings.

         1:50 to 2:05pm – Cars with car-plate’s last digit an even number (2, 4, 6, 8, 0) only.

•         2:05 to 2:20pm – Cars with car-plate’s last digit an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) only.

         2:20 to 2:45pm – Regardless of car-plate’s last digit.


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Regular timings.

Please note that the Dismissal Timings have been superseded by the updated staggered dismissal venue and time

 section above.


Opening Hours of School Gates on weekdays:


In Gate

Out Gate

Side Gate


Morning Arrival


6.45 am - 7.30 am

6.45 am - 7.30 am

6.45 am - 7.30 am


  Main Dismissal

 (Monday to Thursday)   

1.45 pm - 2.15 pm

1.45 pm - 2.15 pm

1.45 pm - 2.15 pm


CCA/Remedial &

Student Care Centre


 (Monday to Friday)


3.30 pm - 4.00 pm

5.30 pm - 6.00 pm 

3.30 pm - 4.00 pm 

5.30 pm - 6.00 pm

 3.30 pm - 4.00 pm


NOTE: All vehicular access into the school premise will be restricted. You will need a valid vehicle decal, which can be purchased from the General Office, to enter the school compound.