The School Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – the school day for students starts at 8.50am and ends at 3.00pm.

On Thursday, the school day starts at 8.50am but ends at 1:30pm.

The school offers an early morning check in from 8.15am, the pupils can come and talk to staff, access time with Life Coaches, socialise with their peers with planned games or enjoy a snack for breakfast.

Total hours provided in a typical week – 32h 45m

Session Times
Morning offer  8.15 – 8.50
Personalised Learning 8.50 – 9.15
Lesson 1 9.15 – 10.00 
Lesson 2 10.00 – 10.50
Break 10.50 – 11.05
Lesson 3 11.05 – 11.45
Lunchtime 11.45 – 12.45
Lesson 4 & 5 12.50 – 2.45
Reflection time 2.45 – 3.00
Home time 3pm (Except Thursday – 1.30)

“The work of the
life coach can include one-to-one work in addition to positive thinking strategies,
mindfulness and aromatherapy.”

Ofsted

“A time of ‘reflection’ at the end of the
day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

Ofsted

“Teachers consider
pupils’ emotional well-being deeply and give them space when they need to refocus.”

Ofsted

“Inspectors saw first-hand the way in which your staff spoke to pupils with compassion and respect.”

Ofsted

“The most striking aspect of your school is the way in which you plan to support pupils’ individual needs.”

Ofsted

“Before coming to
school, you and other leaders work hard to understand the needs of individual
pupils.”

Ofsted

“Pupils told inspectors that they really value the way in which they feel respected at your school.”

Ofsted

“Pupils value the way in which you and your
staff make everyone feel included.”

Ofsted

“An SEMH curriculum runs through the heart of your school.”

Ofsted

“Pupils at your school feel safe.”

Ofsted

“Teaching at your school is characterised by positive relationships between members of staff and pupils.”

Ofsted

“A time of ‘reflection’ at the end of the
day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

Ofsted

“Within classrooms, teachers reward positive behaviours consistently.”

Ofsted

“Pupils make strides socially and emotionally.”

Ofsted

“Teachers and teaching assistants work hard to ensure that pupils are ‘nudged’ in the right direction in lessons.”

Ofsted

“You seek to identify any triggers which cause pupils to behave erratically and you work towards eliminating these.”

Ofsted

“The systems and structures that you have put in place ensure that pupils feel safe at school.”

Ofsted

“Pupils talked to us about the way in which you
and your staff celebrate difference and help to make everyone feel valued.”

Ofsted

“Pupils are given chances to reflect upon this
through ‘life books’ where observations are made, and improvements praised.”

Ofsted

“In classrooms, pupils focus hard and respond well to any advice and guidance that is given to them.”

Ofsted

“All pupils benefit from targets to help them to develop their social and emotional skills and to build a level of resilience.”

Ofsted

“Pupils welcome new arrivals with understanding and compassion.”

Ofsted

“Once at school, the life coach works with
individuals to help them to deal with any anxieties that they may have.”

Ofsted

“Your school helps pupils to become
confident rounded young people.”

Ofsted