The School Day
Each school day begins at 08.40 and ends at 15.10. The timings are as follows:
On your first day you will receive a timetable which runs over a two week period. The two week timetable has 50 hours of lessons running each fortnight, each week containing 25 hours. The weeks are divided into Week 1 and Week 2 and these are clearly laid out on the timetable in your planner.
The timetable shows the day, period, subject, teacher and room.
If you look at the timetable for week two, a lesson has been highlighted. This lesson is on Wednesday, period 3, the teacher is Mr Wallace, the subject is Maths and it is in classroom M1.
Although the teachers name is not in full on the timetable, there is a list of the teachers and their initials on the bottom of every timetable.
In the first half term all of your lessons you will be taught in your tutor groups. Just before half-term you will sit assessments in Mathematics, English and Science and then after the half-term you will be put into ability groups for these subjects. To decide on your groups the teachers will use a combination of your SATs results, the work you have completed in the first half-term, staff feedback and also the results of the assessments.
Below is a list of the subjects you will study in Year 7 and the number of lessons over the two weeks you will have:
- English - 8 lessons
- Mathematics - 8 lessons
- Science - 7 lessons
- Art - 2 lessons
- Computing - 2 lessons
- Design Technology - 3 lessons
- Drama - 2 lessons
- Geography - 3 lessons
- History - 3 lessons
- Languages (French or Spanish) - 5 lessons
- Music - 2 lessons
- Physical Education - 4 lessons
- Religious Studies - 1 lessons