Our Academy Day

The revised timetable, due to Covid, can be viewed here.

The information below applied prior to the Covid pandemic.

Students should not be on site before 8.15am

The Learning Resource Centre is open from 8.15 a.m, giving you an opportunity to use computers, read & research. 


Rivers Café is also open for snacks and drinks from 8.15 a.m

Students must arrive on site by 8.45 a.m and make their way to their mentor room ready for mentor time at 8.50 a.m


The academy timetable is as follows:

Mentor/AM Registration & Assembly:
08.50 to 09.15 a.m


Year 7 Assembly – Monday,
Year 8 Assembly – Tuesday
Year 9 Assembly – Wednesday
Year 10 Assembly – Thursday
Year 11 Assembly – Friday

Period 1: 09.15 to 10.15 a.m.

Period 2: 10.15 to 11.15 a.m.

Break: 11.15 to 11.45 a.m.

Period 3: 11.45 a.m. to 12.45 p.m.

Period 4 and PM Registration: 12.45 to 1.45 p.m.

Lunch: 1.45 to 2.15 p.m.

5-minute warning bell: 2.15 to 2.20 p.m.

Period 5: 2.20 to 3.20 p.m.

Period 6: 3.20 to 4.20 p.m. 

Period 6 is used for enrichment activities like after school clubs. It is also used for Year 11 (and sometimes other) catch up sessions and subject interventions and supports. We also sometimes use this slot for specialist Sixth Form teaching. 

Buses Home

Buses depart from the Academy at 3.30 pm.

A late bus runs at 4.30pm Monday to Thursday; enabling students to participate in the vast array of after school activities.