School hours and term dates

Term dates

To view our 2020 term dates, click here.

To view our 2021 term dates, click here.


Preparatory School timetable

Students arrive 8.25am
Tutorial 8.30am to 8.50am
Period 1 8.55am to 9.45am
Period 2 9.50am to 10.40am
Recess   10.40am to 11.00am
Period 3 11.00am to 11.50am
Period 4 11.55am to 12.45pm
Lunch  12.45pm to 1.30pm
Period 5 1.35pm to 2.15pm
Period 6 2.20pm to 3.10pm

Prep School finish times for each year group
The Pre-Primary class program operates from 8.30am to 2.45pm and follows its own timetable. Year 1 classes finish at 2.50pm, Year 2 classes at 3.00pm and Years 3 to 6 classes at 3.10pm.

The Preparatory School holds a formal assembly in the Chapel on Friday mornings. It starts at 8.35am with parking available on the top Prep School Oval.

Senior School daily timetable

The timetable is run on a 10-day cycle, the sequence of which is available on every boy’s device.

Tutorial 8.30am to 8.50am
Period 1 8.55am to 9.45am
Period 2 9.50am to 10.40am
Recess 10.40am to 10.55am
Period 3 11.00am to 11.50am
Period 4 11.55am to 12.45pm
Lunch 12.45pm to 1.20pm
Period 5 1.25pm to 2.15pm
Period 6 2.20pm to 3.05pm

Apart from assembly days, the school day starts at 8.30am with a 20 minute House tutorial meeting. On Thursdays, the day starts at 8.30am with Chapel and the Principal’s Assembly. This is followed by tutorial, after which classes commence.

Thursday Assemblies
All Senior School boys are required to attend Chapel and the Principal’s Assembly, which is held from 8.25am on most Thursday mornings. Unless told otherwise, all boys are expected to wear formal uniform every Thursday for Terms 2, 3 and 4.

Study Lab

Free tuition is offered after school in the Senior School library from Monday to Thursday between 3.15pm and 4.45pm. Study Lab is staffed by teachers and former students and is a great way of gaining assistance and expertise for any academic problem a student might be experiencing.

Friday afternoons
Years 7, 8 and 9 boys are involved in Sport. Years 10 and 11 boys are involved in their selected activity. Some Year 12 boys will be involved in Cadets and other activities, but the majority of Year 12 boys are free to go home. On some days there are excursions, assessment tasks or lectures in academic subjects.