Around half of our students live locally enough to be able to join Rossall as day students. In doing so, they join a vibrant and welcoming community with all the advantages, facilities and space to grow of a large boarding and day school campus. Our day students travel from a wide catchment area across the Fylde, many arriving on our dedicated school buses. Rossall also boasts its own tram stop and plenty of space for bicycles, so transport options are a-plenty!

  • Infant School Day

    8.40am – 9.00am – Registration

    9.00am – 12.15pm – Lessons

    12.15 – 1.30pm – Lunch

    1.30pm – 3.15pm – Lessons (Chapel on Friday)

    3.15pm – End of School day

    3.20pm – 4.00pm – School Clubs

    3.20pm – 5.30pm – RASCALS

  • Junior School Day

    8.40am – 9.00am – Registration

    9.00am – 12.25pm – Lessons

    12.25 – 1.30pm – Lunch

    1.30pm – 4.00pm – Lessons (Chapel on Friday)

    4.00pm – End of School day

    4.00pm – School Clubs

  • Senior School Day

    8.25am – Registration

    8.40am – Assembly/Chapel/Tutor Time etc.

    9.10am – Lesson 1

    10.10am – Lesson 2

    11.05am – Break

    11.30am – Lesson 3

    12.30pm – Lesson 4

    1.25pm – Lunch

    2.20pm – Registration

    2.30pm – Lesson 5

    3.30pm – Lesson 6

    4.30pm – Activities

    5.20pm – End of School Day

  • A day in the life of a day pupil

    For day pupils school begins at 8.30am, although some students arrive earlier and use the time before registration to work on prep.

    After registration the whole school joins together in the Chapel for assembly or a Chapel service on Mondays and Fridays. On Tuesdays, students meet with their tutors ahead of lessons to discuss their progress and planning, as well as topical issues.

    After the first two lessons of the day students take a short break, when they can return to their House, visit the on-site café, relax in their studies or socialise with friends.

    There are two more lessons before lunch, which is taken in the Dining Hall.

    After afternoon registration there are two more hours of lessons. Once a week, classes are held only in the mornings, whilst the afternoon is devoted to sport.

    From 4.30pm onwards all students are encouraged to participate in the School’s many clubs and activities till the end of the School day at 5.20pm.

    Many day pupils choose to stay on after school hours for prep and activities with their boarding friends, and have the option to board occasionally if they wish.

Wraparound Care

Wraparound Care

As a school which is open 24/7, we have a number of early morning and late stay options for day pupils.

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Flexi-boarding is an excellent way to get a taste of boarding, perhaps as a stepping stone to weekly or full boarding.

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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

One of the greatest advantages of a school like Rossall is the holistic learning experience afforded by a rich and varied extra-curricular programme.

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