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    The School Day

    All pupils study the same subjects for their first two years at Kimbolton and these are:

    • The Core Subjects: English, Maths, French and Spanish
    • The Humanities: Geography, History and Philosophy, Religion & Ethics
    • The Sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics
    • The Creatives: Digital Learning, Drama and Music, and, on a rota: Art, Design Technology & Engineering, and Food and Nutrition
    • Personal, Social & Health Education
    • Physical Education and Games

    For most of these lessons you will be taught in your tutor group apart from in French, Maths and Spanish for which you will be setted after the first term. For most of the creatives you are taught in smaller groups, and for Games you are taught as part of the whole year group.

    The structure of the day is illustrated in the table below. You can see that there are five minutes between lessons; this is to give you time to move around the site.

    Time Activity
    08:00-08:20 Boarders' Breakfast (day pupils may join boarders for breakfast and/or tea, subject to prior notice and a small charge)
    08:40 Registration with Tutor
    08:50-09:43 Period 1
    09:48-10:40 Period 2
    10:40-11:00 House Assemblies or Chapel
    11:00-11:20 Break
    11:20-12:13 Period 3
    12:18-13:10 Period 4
    13:10-14:10 Lunch, optional extra-curricular activities
    14:15-14:20 Registration in Lesson
    14:20-15:15 Period 5
    15:20-16:20 Period 6
    16:30 Buses leave
    16:30-17:30 Optional extra-curricular activities or supervised homework session
    18:00 School Shop (inc café) closes; late buses leave
    18:00-18:20 Boarders' Tea

    It is important to know where your lessons are, and you will be given a timetable with full details of this on your first day in September. As a guide, most lessons take place in these buildings:

    Building Subject(s)  Other
    Orangery English, History, PRE Ingrams Tutor Rooms
    Castle Spanish, Chapel, School Office
    Queen Katharine Building (QKB) Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, French, Spanish and Digital Learning  
    Donaldson Food and Nutrition, Geography  
    Pellegrini Art Centre Art  
    Roger Peel Sports Centre PE and Games  
    DTE Workshops Design, Technology and Engineering  
    Lewis Hall Drama Assemblies
    Mews Music Ingrams Office, Dining Hall