Daily Routine & Rules

The rules which follow set out the code of conduct students are expected to follow during school activities. They should be regarded as both a framework for the smooth running of the School and the promotion of a caring society in which there is a place for all and in which all are valued for their contribution, in whatever form that might be.

The School Council and the staff have agreed the following:

Students Should

  • Arrive punctually at lessons, properly dressed, fully equipped and prepared to learn
  • Follow all directions, especially those relating to safety
  • Listen with respect to the teacher, and to other students when appropriate
  • Respect the property of other students, of staff and of the School
  • Allow students to learn, teachers to teach
  • Take personal responsibility for learning

Students Must

  • Wear the approved school uniform, including house badge, at all times including when travelling to or from school
  • Only leave the premises with permission
  • Treat with care all school property, furniture and effects
  • Report any accidents, emergencies or breakages, at once, to a member of staff
  • Play ball games only on the sports hall yard or back yard
  • Cross Exeter Street with great care and by using the Pelican crossing
  • Use the underpass at the Harnham roundabout when travelling to and from the field
  • Obey any special rules that apply e.g. in laboratories, workshops and the Dining Hall
  • Follow the Ground Rules for Classroom Management and the Use of Rooms
  • Accept the authority of all members of staff
  • Accept the authority of prefects

Students Must Not

  • Bring to school or use or promote in school any solvent-based or tobacco products, alcohol, drugs (unless prescribed) or other banned substances
  • Wear jewellery of any kind when involved in school activities
  • Bring to school valuables, electronic equipment etc. that are not required for lessons
  • Leave money, watches, calculators unattended at any time
  • Loiter in the changing rooms
  • Play gambling games
  • Go into the following areas unless instructed to do so by a teacher:- laboratories, workshops, biology garden and kitchen
  • Play any games in car parking or construction areas
  • Play unsupervised ball games with hard balls
  • Retrieve lost balls by climbing boundary walls or roofs of buildings
  • Eat or drink in laboratories or resources area
  • Ride bicycles, motor cycles or drive cars onto the site without permission

Students Are Expected To

  • Conduct themselves politely at all times, both in and out of school
  • Treat others with respect and tolerance
  • Protect the good name of the School by not creating or publishing any offensive material, either in digital (computer) or paper format
  • Represent the School in the evenings and at weekends whenever required, given reasonable notice
  • Submit work that is their own and not copied – unless copying up has been authorised by a teacher

Daily Routine

Lower and Middle School

Sixth Form

8.40 Bell
Boys to Assembly, Chapel or Tutorial.
Boys are not to change for PE before Assembly or Chapel.
Registration following Assembly or Chapel.
Registration ends.

8.40 Bell
Biometric Registration to take place by 08:55

(Tuesday will be by 08.35am due to SF Assembly)



Boys arriving late must enter via the Exeter Street gate or No.11 gate (after 08.40am bell) and have their names recorded in the Registration Late Book. They then go to their assembly or tutorial except when their Form is in Chapel – then they should wait outside the Lower and Middle School Offices. All boys arriving after 09.05am must report to Reception.

Morning Registration

In Assembly or Tutorial Room by Tutor.

Afternoon Registration

During Period 5 starting at 01.00pm (Warning bell to be rung at 12.55pm).

Lesson Timings

Boys must be at School by 08.35am, but must not arrive before 08.15am unless they have prior permission from DGB/MJJ/ZHL.

  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Wednesday Only
Period 1

09:05 - 09:45

09:05 - 09:45

Period 2

09:45 - 10:20

09:45 - 10:20


10:20 - 10:40
(10:35am Warning Bell)

10:20 - 10:40
(10:35am Warning Bell)

Period 3

10:40 - 11:15

10:40 - 11:15

Period 4

11:15 - 11:55

11:15 - 11:55


11:55 - 13:00

11:55 - 12:55

12:55 - 13:10 School Assembly

Period 5

13:00 - 13:40

13:10 - 13:45

Period 6

13:40 - 14:15

13:45 - 14:20


14:15 - 14:35

(14:30pm Warning Bell)

14:20 - 14:35

(14:30pm Warning Bell)

Period 7

14:35 - 15:10

14:35 - 15:10

Period 8

15:10 - 15:50

15:10 - 15:50


All boys must leave the site by 4pm unless they are under staff supervision.