Academy Day

Our Academy Day

​Students should not be on site before 8.15 a.m.

​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 8.40 a.m. and make their way to their mentor room ready for mentor time at 8.45 a.m.

We run a two-week timetable, Week A and Week B. All students will be provided with a timetable on their first day. The timings will be as follows:

Academy timetable

StartLower SchoolUpper School
08.45Mentor TimeMentor Time
09.20Period 1Period 1
10.20BreakPeriod 2
10.50Period 2
11.20Break
11.50Period 3Period 3
12.50LunchPeriod 4
13.20Period 4
13.50Lunch
14.20Period 5Period 5
15.20-16.20Period 6*Period 6*

*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. 

Mentor/AM Registration & Assembly:
08.45 to 09.20 a.m.

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

​Buses Home

Buses depart from the Academy at 3.30 p.m.

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