School Day

Structure of the School Day

An overview of the structure of the day for whole school can be found by viewing our School Day Overview.

Senior School Day – Years 7 to 11
Early Birds / Breakfast Club (optional) 08.00 – 08.30
Registration 08.30 – 08.35
Assembly / Form Time 08.35 – 09.00
1st Lesson 09.00 – 09.55
2nd Lesson 09.55 – 10.50
Break 10.50 – 11.15
3rd Lesson 11.15 – 12.10
4th Lesson 12.10 – 13.05
Lunch / Clubs 13.05 – 14.05
5th Lesson 14.05 – 15.00
6th Lesson 15.00 – 15.55
Registration 15.55 – 16.00
Supervised Prep / Clubs (optional) 16.00 – 18.00

Prep School Day – Years 3 to 6
Early Birds / Breakfast Club (optional) 08.00 – 08.30
Registration 08.30 – 08.35
Assembly / Form Time 08.35 – 09.00
1st Lesson 09.00 – 09.55
2nd Lesson 09.55 – 10.50
Break 10.50 – 11.15
3rd Lesson 11.15 – 12.10
Lunch / Clubs 12.10 – 13.10
4th Lesson 13.10 – 14.05
5th Lesson 14.05 – 15.00
6th Lesson 15.00 – 15.30
Registration 15.30 – 15.40
Late Class (optional) 15.40 – 16.00
Supervised Prep / Clubs (optional) 16.00 – 18.00

Prep School Day – Nursery to Year 2
Early Birds / Breakfast Club (optional) 08.00 – 08.30
Registration 08.30 – 08.35
Assembly / Form Time 08.35 – 09.00
1st Lesson 09.00 – 09.55
2nd Lesson 09.55 – 10.50
Break 10.50 – 11.15
3rd Lesson 11.15 – 11.45
Lunch 11.45 – 12.15
Playtime 12.15 – 13.00
Registration 13.00 – 13.10
4th Lesson 13.10 – 14.05
5th Lesson 14.05 – 15.00
6th Lesson 15.00 – 15.30
Late Class (optional) 15.30 – 16.00
After School Care (optional) 16.00 – 18.00

Before School Arrangements, Morning and Assembly

  • Girls from Year 1 and up to Year 10 arriving before 08.30 should go to the supervised ‘Early Birds’ in EGH. No pupils should arrive before 08.00.
  • Breakfast is available in the Dining Room from 08.00. Girls pay with cash or a pre-paid voucher.
  • The day starts for all pupils at 08.30 with registration followed by either Assembly or Tutor Time activities including Personal, Social, and Citizenship Education (PSCE).

Lunch Arrangements

  • Nursery to Year 2 have table service lunch with their teachers at 11.45.
  • Years 3 – 6 and Senior lunches are at 12.10 and 13.05 respectively, these being self-service.
  • Seniors queue quietly supervised by Year 11. They gather outside Arcot Hall and may only enter through the side door.
  • Girls must clear and clean the tables before being dismissed using the paper towels provided. Normally, the whole table should be dismissed together: individuals may only leave before the table if they have an activity, have cleared their place, and asked permission.

End of the Day

  • Nursery to Year 2 finish at 15:30. A daily Late Class, supervised by staff, runs until 16.00 and is free of charge.
  • ‘Honeypots’ After School Care facility (for Kindergarten to Year 3) runs from 16.00 until 18.00 with tea being served at 16.45. Honeypots must be pre-booked using the sign-up sheet outside the Nursery building.
  • Years 3-6 finish at 15.40, when the girls will either be escorted straight to the pick-up point or go to Late Class to be supervised before going to the pick-up with older sisters at 16.00 or After School Clubs.
  • Minibuses to the station depart from the car park beside school after 16.00.
  • Tea is served in the Dining Room at 16.00 for a small charge.
  • Supervised Prep for Year 4 upwards is from 16:00 to 18:00 in the Mason Centre. Any girl who has not been collected by 16:30 should go into Supervised Prep.
  • Girls leaving school later than 16:30 should be collected from Supervised Prep or the front entrance hall.
  • No pupils should stay after 18:00 unless special permission has been obtained from the Headteacher.

For further information on any aspect of School Life, please contact admin@manorhouseschool.org