Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Our School Day

Our day is organised around seven 50-minute-long periods, however many lessons are 100-minute doubles. We operate split break and lunchtime, with breaks split by house and lunches split by year group. Students are expected to arrive on site by 8:20am. Breakfast is served from 8am and lessons start at 8:25am.

 

08:25 - 09:15

Period 1

09:15 - 10:05

Period 2

10:05 - 10:25

Tutor Period for Everest, Nevis, Olympus and Year 12. Break for Snowdon, Fuji & Year 13.

10:25 – 10:45

Tutor Period for Snowdon, Fuji & Year 13. Break for Everest, Nevis, Olympus and Year 12.

10:45 - 11:35

Period 3

11:35 - 12:25

Period 4

12:25 - 13:15

Period 5 (Lunch for Years 7, 9 & 11 from 12:25 – 13:10)

13:15 - 14:05

Period 6 (Lunch for Years 8 & 10 from 13:15 to 14:00)

14:05 - 14:55

Period 7

14:55 – 15:45

Period 8 (Twilight lesson for Sixth Form)

 

The day ends at 2:55pm and many students remain at school for after-school clubs, matches, team practice, rehearsals or to use the Learning Resource Centre (which is open until 4pm, four days a week).

School buses arrive by 8:15am and depart at approximately 3pm. Students attending after-school activities may take the late bus home, which leaves at 4pm.