The King's (The Cathedral) School



The compulsory school day runs from morning registration at 8.35am through to the end of the day at 3.25pm. In a typical week this amounts to 35.4 hours.


All pupils are expected to be present in the form room and ready for registration at 8.35am. For Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 there is a 5-minute interval between each lesson to enable pupils to move from one place to another. A 'double period' is 75 minutes long.

The times of the lessons are as follows:

Registration 8.35am
Assembly / Act of Worship 8.40am - 9.00am
Period 1 9.00am - 9.35am
Period 2 9.40am - 10.15am
Period 3 10.20am - 10.55am
Period 4 11.00am - 11.35am
Morning Break 11.35am - 11.55am
Period 5 11.55am - 12.30pm
Period 6 12.35pm - 1.10pm
Lunch 1.10pm - 2.10pm
Period 7 2.10pm - 2.45pm
Period 8 2.50pm - 3.25pm
End of School Day 3.25pm