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The Prep Timetable – Nursery to Form 6

The Prep day is a busy one.  From the Nursery to Form 6 the children all follow a timetable giving them a structure to their day.

EYFS School Day

In the EYFS the Reception (4 to 5 year olds) school day runs from 8.30 am until 3.30 pm.

Time Session
8.30 am Doors open
8.40 am Registration
8.45 am Activities/learning time
11.30 am Preparation and lunch in the Refectory situated in the main College building. Lunch is followed by outdoor play/activities.
12.45 pm Afternoon registration followed by activities/learning time
3.30 pm School day ends

Our nursery children (3 – 4 year olds) are welcome to attend either a morning and/or afternoon session.

The morning sessions runs from 8.30 am until 11.30 am and the afternoon session runs from 12.30 pm until 3.30 pm.  For children that stay for both the school day runs from 8.30 am until 3.30 pm.

The Pre Prep (Form 1 & 2) School Day

In the Pre Prep the school day runs from 8.30 am until 3.30 pm.  There are four teaching periods of varying lengths, which are divided into appropriate lessons dependent on the needs of the curriculum.  There are allotted break times and a lunchtime, plus an hour of optional activities at the end of the school day which runs from 3.30 pm until 4.40 pm.

Time Session
8.30 am Doors open
8.40 am Buses arrive, registration
8.45 am Assembly: Monday (Houses), Wednesday (Liturgy), Friday (Performing Arts and Celebration Assembly)
9.00 am * Lessons (*9.00 am Monday and Wednesday / 8.45 am Tuesday and Thursday / 9.15 am Friday)
10.30 am Break
10.45 am Lessons
11.35 am Lunch in the College Refectory (Form 11.35 am / Form 2 11.40 am)
12.45 pm Break ends, registration
12.45 pm Lessons
2.15 pm Break (2.30 pm Monday / 2.00 pm Thursday)
2.30 pm Lessons
3.30 pm Optional activity programme
4.30 pm End of school day

On Monday afternoons, break is at 2.30 pm until 2.45 pm to accommodation swimming and on Thursday afternoons at 2.15 pm to 2.30 pm to accommodate Mass.  On Wednesday afternoons, Form 2 is at Forest School during the break.

On Thursday afternoon between 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm, alternate year groups attend Mass in St Hugh’s Chapel (Form 1) or in St Edmund’s College Chapel (Form 2) once fortnightly.  On Friday afternoons between 2.30 pm and 2.45 pm, Forms 1 and 2 attend Sunshine assembly in St Hugh’s Chapel.

The Prep (Form 3 – 6) School Day

Time Sessions
8.30 am Doors open
8.40 am Buses arrive, registration
8.45 am Assembly MOnday (Houses), Wednesday (Liturgy) and Friday (Performing Arts and Celebration Assembly)
9.00 am * Lessons (* 9.00 am Monday and Wednesday, 8.45 am Tuesday and Thursday and 9.15 am Friday)
10.30 am Break
10.45 am Lessons
11.45 am - 12.00 pm Lunch in the College Refectory which is staggered for each Form Group: Form 3 11.45 am; Form 4 11.50 am; Form 5 11.55 am; Form 6 12.00 pm.
12.45 pm End of break, registration
12.45 pm Lessons
2.15 pm Break (if no games lesson)
2.30 pm Lessons
3.30 pm Optional activities
4.30 pm End of school day
4.40 pm Buses Depart

In the Prep, the school day runs from 8.30 am until 3.30 pm.  There are four teaching periods of varying lengths, which are divided into appropriate lengths dependent on the needs of the curriculum.  There are allotted break times and a lunchtime, plus an hour of optional activities at the end of the day.