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The School Day

Below is an overview of the school day, highlighting the key timings.

There are 6 teaching periods a day, each 50 minutes long. A two week timetable cycle operates across the school from Year 7 to 13 - Week A and Week B.

8.40am Morning Registration
8.50 - 9.10am Assembly/Form Time
9.10 - 10.00am Period 1
10.00 - 10.50 am Period 2
10.50 - 11.10 am Break
11.10 - 12 Noon Period 3
12 - 12.50 pm Period 4
12.50 - 2.10 pm Lunch
2.10 - 2.15 pm Afternoon Registration
2.20 - 3.10 pm Period 5
3.10 - 4.00 pm Period 6

Assemblies

Monday and Friday - Whole School Assembly
Wednesday - Years 7-11, Student-led Assemblies

“The school operates a two week cycle for the timetable - Week A and Week B.”

Key Facts

  • Girls can enter the school buildings in the morning from 8.00am when the School Office opens
  • Before school, classrooms are not supervised
  • After school, girls can study/wait in the library - fully supervised - until 6.00pm
  • The majority of clubs and activities take place during the school day as opposed to after school
  • School buses arrive/depart from Wentworth Street, arriving c.8.30am and departing at 4.15pm