The School Day

Tonbridge operates a fortnight cyclical timetable.

The two weeks are called A and B. Period 1 on a week A Monday is abbreviated to AMo1, period 3 on a week B Thursday is BTh3, and so on.

There are 36 periods in a week and the overall structure of the week is balanced with five periods each Monday to Saturday morning and two periods on each of Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon.

The lesson times are:

Monday - Friday, all year Saturday, all year Monday / Summer Friday
Period 1    8.55 - 9.35 Period 1    8.55 -  9.35 Period 6    2.50 - 3.30
Period 2    9.40 - 10.20 Period 2    9.40 - 10.15 Period 7    3.35 - 4.15
Period 3   10.25 - 11.05 Period 3   10.20 - 10.55
BREAK Period 4   11.00 - 11.35Wednesday / Winter Friday
Period 4   11.35 - 12.15 BREAK Period 6    4.40 - 5.20
Period 5   12.20 - 1.00 Period 5   12.05 - 12.45 Period 7    5.25 - 6.05


On Saturdays, the lesson times are changed to allow for sports teams to travel from morning break after period 4.