The School Day

The normal school day is Monday - Friday 8:35am - 3:15pm.

Absence: If a student is absent due to illness please inform the school by telephone (0161 973 3217) or by email - - before 9.15am on the first day of absence. A written note on the first day of his/her return, must be given to Student Services.

Holidays: We do not wish family holidays to be taken during term time. However, any requests for leave of absence must be put in writing to the Headteacher at least four weeks prior to any known absence. A leave of absence form can be obtained from Student Services or click here for an electronic version.

The school is open from 08:00 for students and breakfast items can be purchased in the Dining Hall.

You are now able to submit a leave of absence form electronically. Please download the Word document below, complete, and return by email to the Administration Team at


08:35 - 08:45 Form registration

08:45 - 09:45 Period 1

09:45 - 10:50 Period 2

10:50 - 11:15 Break

Students are able to purchase sandwiches, drinks and light hot snacks in the Refectory.

11:15 - 12:15 Period 3

12:15 - 1:20 Period 4

1:20 - 2:15 Lunch

Students are able to purchase sandwiches, salads, drinks and a variety of hot lunches in the Refectory.

2:15 - 3:15 Period 5