The day begins at 8:30am, with a Form Tutor period. Children have the opportunity to prepare for the day ahead, while Tutors can give out notices and lend helping hands. On Mondays and Fridays, an extended tutor period continues until the first lesson begins at 8:50 am. On Tuesdays there are assemblies and on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Chapel services.
Morning lessons run from 8:50am until 1:05 pm, with a break and an opportunity for a snack, drink, and some fresh air between 10:45 and 11:05 am. ‘Big Break’ encompasses lunch and extra-curricular activities.. Academic, sports, drama and music activities rotate, depending on the day of the week.
Afternoon lessons on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays run from 4pm to 5:15 pm while, on Wednesday afternoons, the Senior teams’ sports matches take place and the Junior years take part in their clubs. The day finishes at 5:15 pm, unless children choose to stay for Prep, in which case they stay until 6pm. Year 3 may leave at either 4.45pm or at 5.15pm after additional form time for quiet reading.