Your Day at Bo'ness Academy

The school day starts at 8.40am. A warning bell goes at 8.38am when pupils should make their way towards their registration room. Avon registration rooms are on the ground floor, Forth are on the middle floor and Kinglass are on the top floor.

If you are late - Before 8.50am you should go to your registration class. After 8.50am you should go to the Pupil Office where you will be given a late slip. If you are late after lunch you should go to the Pupil Office 

 

Mon, Wed, Fri (6 Period Day)    Tue, Thur (7 Period Day)  
Registration 08:40 - 08:50   Registration 08:40 - 08:50
Period 1 08:50 - 09:40   Period 1 08:50 - 09:40
Period 2 09:40 - 10:30   Period 2 09:40 - 10:30
Interval 10:30 - 10:45   Interval 10:30 - 10:45
Period 3 10:45 - 11:35   Period 3 10:45 - 11:35
Period 4 11:35 - 12:25   Period 4 11:35 - 12:25
Lunch 12:25 - 13:05   Period 5 12:25 - 13:15
Period 5 13:05 - 13:55   Lunch 13:15 - 13:55
Period 6 13:55 - 14:45   Period 6 13:55 - 14.45
      Period 7 14:45 - 15:35

 Each day has either 6 or 7 periods. Each subject is taught in a different room so you will have to move around the school. 

Some subjects will require you to work in specialised classrooms - laboratories for science, workshops for design and technology and kitchens for home economics. You may need special equipment for these lessons. Your class teacher will let you know. You will probably get homework from most lessons - keep a note of this in your homework diary.

There is a school uniform and you will be expected to bring a PE kit when you are timetabled for this. For PE you will need a plain T Shirt in school colours, plain dark shorts, a change of footwear and socks, swimming costume or trunks.

Different Classes

You will register in a tutor group which will be a mixture of pupils from S1 - S6

Whole Class Subjects : In some subjects - French, English, Maths, History, Geography and Modern Studies - you will be in a big class of up to 32 pupils

In some subjects - Home Economics, Design and Technology, Science, Art, PE and Music - you will be placed in a set of up to 20 pupils. 

Lunchtime

The lunch break is from 12.25pm - 1.05pm on Mon, Wed and Fri and 1.15pm - 1.55pm on Tues and Thurs.

You can buy snacks and meals from "The Hub". To pay for meals you will be given a Young Scot Card.

There are 2 machines in the Hub and you swipe your card then put money into the machine. No money is taken at the tills.

If you have a medical problem there are trained first aid staff in school.

If you have other problems then you can talk to your friends or your family who may be able to help.

In school you can talk to your House Tutor, your Class Teachers, your Pastoral Leader or the Senior Management Team.