The School Day

The school day begins with staff briefing for all staff at 8.20am (with the exception of those on duty) followed by registration at 8.30am. The day ends at 2.50pm with extra-curricular and Sixth Form classes on Tuesday or Wednesday until 3.40pm. There are six 50 minute teaching periods in the day some of which are double lessons.

Monday, Thursday, FridayTuesday or Wednesday

8.20 – 8.30am

Staff briefing/pupils arrive

Staff briefing/pupils arrive

8.30 – 8.50am

Tutor

Tutor

8.50 – 9.40am

Period 1

Period 1

9.40 – 10.30am

Period 2

Period 2

10.30 – 10.45am

Break

Break

10.45 – 11.35am

Period 3

Period 3

11.35am – 12.25pm

Period 4

Period 4

12.25 – 1.10pm

Lunch

Lunch

1.10 – 2.00pm

Period 5

Period 5

2.00 – 2.50pm

Period 6

Period 6

2.50 – 3.40pm

Period 7 Sixth Form Classes

Years 7 to 11 Extra-curricular Activities

Professional Development

Extra-curricular activities are available daily from 2.50pm until 5.00pm.

PUPIL ATTENDANCE

School starts at 8.30am daily.

  • Pupils who arrive late after the 8.30am bell are greeted by the Attendance Officer and an SLT member who will take down their name and form group. They will then go to their first lesson.
  • The gates automatically close at 8.30am and pupils arriving after this must sign in with the Attendance Officer who will then let them in at the gate.
  • Pupils’ arriving to school after 8.50am are required to sign in at the Attendance Office.
  • Parents are requested to call the school on the first day of a pupil’s absence and must, by law, provide a written explanation of the absence upon their child’s return to school.
  • Pupils are discouraged from taking holidays during school time, but if this is unavoidable, parents must apply in advance to the Headteacher.