The School Day

In St. Joseph's Adolescent School, the day begins for students at 09:20 where they attend assembly, get their timetable for the day and have the opportunity to inform teachers of any concerns. 


Students then attend classes until 11.00. Social Time is next on the timetable and is an opportunity for students to have refreshments, engage in  conversations with their peers and staff, take part in card games, board games, quizzes, puzzles etc. Students also have supervised access to the music room and to the garden area at this time. 

At 11:20 the students return to classes until 13.00 when they break for lunch.  

Classes commence again after lunch at 13.30 and finish at 14:30. These classes may be in the school, the Adolescent Day Hospital or the Adolescent In - Patient Unit.