(a) Daily Routine
1. With the exception of Prefects and 6th Formers, pupils will
enter School at 8.40, 11.10, 1.55, under the control of School
Prefects, by the Cloakroom and Library Entrances.
2. Pupils arriving after 8.45 in the morning will report to the
Duty Prefect and will remain in his charge until told to join
the group standing at the back of the Large Hall.
3. No conversation is permitted in the Hall when the School is
assembled for Prayers or any other purpose.
4. Except when all classes have been kept indoors because of wet
weather, no pupil will remain inside the building during morning
break, unless special permission has been obtained from a member
of the Staff.
5. When wet weather procedure is in force for morning break,
pupils will remain in their 3rd period classrooms and will be
allowed to visit lavatories and/or the tuckshop in small groups,
and will return without delay to the same classroom.
6. The only pupils who are excused from queuing for the tuckshop
are Prefects and 6th Formers.
7. Boys and girls wishing to have milk will queue at their
respective distribution points, will drink their milk in the
vicinity of those points, and will put the empty bottles in the
crate, and the bottle tops and straws in the receptacle
8. Satchels and books will not be left in the cloakroom during
break, nor after afternoon school.
9. At the end of morning and afternoon school, pupils will leave
the building as quietly and quickly as possible unless required
to stay for a detention class or some other approved purpose,
such as the meeting of a club or society.
10. Ball games may not be played in the playground unless
special permission has been granted.
(b) General Rules
11. In moving about the building, pupils will walk (NOT run),
not more than two abreast, quietly and without hands in pockets.
In the Tower, they will go UP the wide staircase, DOWN the
narrow one, unless instructed otherwise by a teacher.
12. When waiting to go into a room at the beginning of a lesson,
pupils will stand in a quiet orderly manner as close to the wall
as possible without lounging.
13. When the class teacher enters for the lesson, or at any time
when the Headmaster or Deputy Headmaster enters a room, the
class in that room will stand until told to sit.
14. Windows and blinds will be adjusted only on the instruction
of a teacher.
15. During and at the end of a lesson the room used by a class
will be tidy and free from litter.
16. At all times refuse and litter will be placed in the
containers provided inside and outside the building.
17. Visits to the School Office may be made only at 4.05 p.m.
except in cases of illness, or on the instruction of a teacher,
or for going to the School Clinic, etc.
18. The following places are OUT OF BOUNDS: .
(a) The grass verges round the playground, and the grass"
between the bicycle sheds and the road-AT ALL TIMES.
(b) The bicycle sheds-between 8.55 a.m. and 12.20 p.m. and
between 2.05 p.m. and 4.05 p.m.
(c) The fishpond quadrangle and the area at the foot of the
playground step, except for. going to classes, going to the
lavatories, and coming from the tuck shop during break.
(d) The roofs of the bicycle sheds and the fuel tank
enclosure - AT ALL TIMES.
(e) The Balfour Road entrances -AT ALL TIMES.
c) Absence from School.
19. Absence from School for any reason should be explained as
soon as possible by a note written by a parent or guardian or by
a telephone message.
20. When the absence has not been explained beforehand, a note
must be brought to the Form Teacher on the return to School.
21. Any absence of three days that has not been already
explained will be explained on the form sent by the School
Office to the parents or guardian.
(d) Property. (See also rule 8).
22. All property, especially clothing and games equipment, must
be clearly marked with the owner's name.
23. Losses should be reported to the Form Teacher, but it should
be noted that no help can be given in tracing unmarked property.
24. Property that has been found should be handed over to the
Lost Property Duty Prefects and enquiries for lost property
should be addressed to them also, during morning break.
25. An appropriate fine must be paid before the lost property is
handed back to its owner.
26. Any pupil awarded a detention will report to the detention
class on the same evening, unless excused by (a) the teacher who
gave the detention (b) the Headmaster or Deputy Headmaster.
County pupils are not automatically excused; they will be
excused by arrangement with the teacher giving the detention and
will perform at home a written task that will be handed to the
teacher on the following morning.
27. All pupils who are given THREE or more detentions in one
week will report outside the Deputy Headmaster's room, with the
Form's Detention Register, at 2.05 p.m. on the following Monday.
28. Such pupils may be (a) caned or (b) placed " ON REPORT."
29. Pupils who are on report will obtain a report form from
their Form Teacher, they will have it signed by the class
teacher at the end of every lesson, and will bring it for
inspection by either the Headmaster or the Deputy Headmaster
every day at the end of afternoon school.
(f) Conduct Outside School:
30. All pupils except Prefects and Sixth Formers will wear caps
or hats coming to or going from school and the school canteen,
in the daytime or the evening.
31. No First Form pupils are allowed to come to school on
32. Pupils may come to school on motor-cycles or motor-scooters
only (a) after the written permission of a parent or guardian
has been delivered to the Headmaster and (b) the written
permission of the Headmaster has been obtained.
33. Pupils travelling from the Town Centre will use Route 14
only by special permission. If that special permission has not
been obtained, routes 3, 16, 22, 24, 25 will be used, and pupils
will alight at the stop opposite Barratt's Factory.
34. On the way home from school, the following streets and
passages are out-of-bounds: Brockton Street, Bunting Road,
Arthur Street, Alleys between Trinity Avenue and Murray Avenue;
the forecourt of the Romany public house.
35. Pupils crossing the Kingsley Road near the Romany will do so
under the supervision of the prefect on duty there.
36. The Racecourse is out-of-bounds for pupils staying for
37. Pupils other than prefects will go to and from the canteen
via Trinity Avenue and St. George's Avenue. Prefects may cross
the Girls' Grammar School playing fields.
38. The College playing fields may not be used for short cuts.
39. For a visit to the School Clinic a prepaid bus ticket must
be obtained from the School Office. A period ticket may not be
40. The top Trinity Avenue entrance to the school grounds is the
only one permitted for pupils, who will not congregate inside or
just outside the gateway.
41. School uniform, including caps and hats, will be worn on all
visits and excursions organised by the school, and by all school
1st Forms: 3 periods of 20 minutes per evening.
2nd Forms: 3 periods of 25 minutes per evening.
Jrd Forms: 3 periods of 30 minutes per evening.
4th Forms: 3 periods of 30 minutes per evening.
5th Forms: 3 periods of 40 minutes per evening.
The number of homework periods allocated to each
subject is determined by consultation between each Form Teacher
and the Subject Teachers.
6th Forms: Arrangements and amount at the discretion of the