School hours are Monday-Friday 08:35 to 16:30. All pupils should arrive in school in good time to register at 08:35. Day pupils may go home at 16:30. All pupils may attend Study Hall, a school activity or practice until 17:30. Day pupils are required to leave the campus at 17:30 unless they are attending a school match or similar, or have the permission of their Head of House.
Daily routine for all pupils
|Chapel or Tutorial||08:35–09:00|
Boarders’ daily routine
|Breakfast||07:40–08:00 (except for school activities)|
|Snack in dining hall||16:25-16:40|
|Prep (homework) in Study Hall or school activities||
16:40-17:30 (Yr 7-9)
16:40-18:15 (Yr 10-11)
16:40-19:00 (Yr 12-13)
|Prep in boarding house, or quiet time||
17:30-19:00 (Yr 7-9)
18:15-19:00 (Yr 10-11)
|Prep, activities or free time||19:30-21:00|
|Registration in boarding house or at official activity||21:00|
|Free time and activities||21:05|
|Bedtime (according to year group)||21:30pm onwards|
Sports teams practice and fixtures
|Boarders may sign out to visit Canterbury with permission of their House Parents||13:00|
|Free time and/or boarding activities||19:00 until bedtime|
|Breakfast for pupils going on trips: full range of day trips offered throughout the year||08:00-09:00|
|Boarders may sign out to visit Canterbury with permission of their House Parents||11:30 onwards|
|Study time and/or boarding activities||19:00 until bedtime|
Attendance at Chapel
The Chapel is the focal point of the school as it is the one place where the school community, or part of it, gathers daily to celebrate the Christian values upon which the School is founded. Chapel services start at 08:40. Participation is as follows:
- Monday: Chapel for the whole school
- Tuesday: Senior Chapel (Years 10, 11, 12 and 13)
- Wednesday: Junior Chapel (Years 7, 8 and 9)
- Friday: Chapel for the whole school
Tutor periods take place when a year group is not in Chapel.
1885 – school cafe
Snacks are available to purchase from 1885 (the school cafe) at the following times:
Payment by sQuid: 1885 operates on a biometric cashless system.
Parents/guardians create a sQuid account and make payments using a web portal or app. Pupils can then make purchases from 1885 using their sQuid account. Parents/guardians can check balances, view transactions and top up the account as required.
Visit the sQuid web page
Find out more
Further details about scholarships and bursaries are available from the Registrar.
To arrange a visit, please use on online booking system.