School Day

Structure of the school day


Students should be in school by 8.30am each morning


Lesson 1: 8.40am – 9.55am


Registration: 9.55am – 10.15am


Lesson 2: 10.15am – 11.30am


Break 1: 11.30am – 12.00pm


Lesson 3: 12.00pm – 1.15pm


Break 2: 1.15pm – 1.45pm


Lesson 4: 1.45pm – 3.00pm


Students arriving after 8.35am will be late and will be placed in isolation

Attendance at James Hornsby School – Pupils’ value their education and rarely miss a day at school. Good attendance at James Hornsby School requires students to attend every possible session. Poor attendance will affect a student’s progress and outcomes as well as opportunities beyond the curriculum such as trips and visits. Persistent absence will be monitored and if necessary, referrals and fines will be made through MECES. Students are expected to be punctual to school and lessons at all times, there is a 5 minute warning bell prior to each lesson.