School Day

Here at Herne Bay High School, our day is usually split into six fifty-five minute periods with a 10-minute mentoring session at the beginning and end of every day; on a Wednesday our day has five forty-five minute periods.

Throughout the school day a student will be electronically registered 8 times

Staggered arrival times to school

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently running a staggered arrival to school, with students accessing the school site at the times below, through their specific year group gate

Year 7 08:30-08:40 Gate 1 (Bungalow/Technology Gate)
Year 8 08:30-08:40 Gate 2 (Delivery Gate)
Year 9 08:40-08:55 Gate 3 (Stillwater Gate)
Year 10 08:40-08:50 Gate 1 (Bungalow Gate)
Year 11 08:30-08:40 Gate 3 (Stillwater Gate)
Year 12 before 08:30 Any Gate
Year 13 before 08:30 Any Gate

 

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday:

08:35

Mentor Time

08:55

Period 1

09:45

Period 2

10:35

Morning Break

10:55

Period 3

11:50

Period 4

12:45

Lunch Break

13:20

Period 5

14:10

Period 6

15:00

Mentor Time

15:05

Year 7 Dismissed via Gate 1
Year 9 Dismissed via Gate 3

15:10

Year 8 Dismissed via Gate 2

15:15

Year 10 Dismissed via Gate 1
Year 11 Dismissed via Gate 3

by 15:00

Year 12 & 13 Dismissed from period 6 via any gate

Wednesday

08:35

Mentor Time

08:55

Period 1

09:40

Period 2

10:25

Period 3

11:10

Morning Break

11:30

Period 4

12:10

Period 5

12:50

Students are dismissed from Period 5

If parents have notified the school, students may remain on site for lunch which will be served at 12:50 for Years 7, 8 and 9; and at 13:05 for Years 10 and 11. Students staying for lunch must leave site by 13:20.

 

From September 2021

Students should arrive at school and proceed directly to their mentor base in time for Morning Mentor to start promptly at 08.30.

Students will be expected to arrive through their designated Year group gate:

Year 7 Gate 1A (Technology pedestrian gate, adjacent zebra crossing)
Year 8 Gate 2 (Delivery Gate)
Year 9 Gate 1 (Bungalow pedestrian gate)
Year 10 Gate 3 (Stillwater Gate)
Year 11 Gate 3 (Stillwater Gate)
Sixth Form Any Gate

 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

08.30 Morning Mentor
08.50 Period 1
09.45 Period 2
10.40 Break
11.00 Period 3
11.55 Period 4
12.50 Lunch
13.25 Period 5
14.15 Period 6
15.05 Afternoon Mentor
15.20 End of School Day 
The majority of students will be dismissed at 15.15
Extra-curricular activities will be available until 16.30

 

Wednesday

08.30 Morning Mentor
08.50 Period 1
09.35 Period 2
10.20 Period 3
11.05 Break
11.25 Period 4
12.10 Period 5
12.55 End of School Day
12.55-13.25 Optional Lunch

Any behaviour points allocated on a Wednesday will result in 5 minutes reflection on a Thursday.