Timings of the School Day

8.00am Gates open
8.00am-8.20am Magic Breakfast
8.15am Playground doors to the main building open
8.20am Back gate closes
8.30am-9.45am Period 1 (including morning registration)
9.45am-9.50am Transition
9.50am-11.05am Period 2
11.05am-11.25am Break
11.25am-12.40pm Period 3
12.40pm-12.45pm Transition
12.45pm-1.20pm Period 4: Personal Development
1.20pm-2.10pm Lunch
2.10pm-3.25pm Period 5
3.25pm-3.30pm Home time / transition

Period 6 / Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA)

(Please note, the timings of sports fixtures vary and are communicated directly to parents/carers)

Total time in a typical week (excluding Period 6 / ECA) for all students: 34 hours 35 minutes

Year 10 and Year 11 have an extended day with lessons during Period 6 on Monday and Thursday.

Total time in a typical week for key stage 4 students: 36 hours 45 minutes 

Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities during Period 6. The timetable can be found on the Extra Curricular Activities section of our website.   

After school detentions may be issued as sanctions in accordance with Westminster Academy’s behaviour policy, for which the Academy may ask students to remain in school until 4.00pm. For any sanctions extending past this time, parents and carers will be notified.