Our School Day
Rathdown Senior School has a 44-period week timetable with nine 40-minute periods per day (eight on a Friday).
Each day starts for students at 8.40 am, with Assembly commencing at 8.45 am on Monday, Thursday and Friday.
On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, all girls have Form Time, where they meet with their Year Head and Form Prefect. Each year is divided into two or three form groups.
Classes start at 9 am and there is a 15-minute break at 11 am and a 45-minute break for lunch at 1.15 pm. The day ends at 4 pm except on Fridays, when classes end earlier at 3.20 pm.
Rathdown offers supervised study for all students from 4.15 pm – 10 pm, Monday to Thursday, creating an ideal environment for girls to study without distraction.