The school day at Unsworth Academy has 5 lessons, each lasting one hour, across the week, totalling 25 per week. The school operates a two week timetable cycle of 50 lessons. School is open to learners for a minimum of 40 hours per week.

FORM TIME 8.45am to 9.05am
PERIOD 1 9.05am to 10.05am
PERIOD 2 10.05am to 11.05am
BREAK 11.05am to 11.25am
PERIOD 3 11.25am to 12.25pm
PERIOD 4 12.25pm to 1.25pm
LUNCH 1.25pm to 2.05pm
PERIOD 5 2.05pm to 3.05pm

Further Information

Breakfast club Breakfast Club runs from 8.00am to 8.35am.
Break Time

At break time – learners are allowed to either stay in the canteen or go outside.

Snacks are available from the canteen at break time. Please note fizzy drinks as well as high sugar content drinks are not allowed in school.

Home Time

At home time – Please avoid parking directly outside school to avoid congestion.

Please also speak to your child to ensure that they reflect the high standards of Unsworth Academy by respecting staff, learners and the school environment and by taking pride in wearing their school uniform. They are our ambassadors to and from school and only the highest standards of behaviour are acceptable.

After School After School – The Library is open after school for Out of Hours Study Club from 3.05 – 4pm Monday to Thursday.


An enrichment schedule operates in addition to this minimum offer. Please see Enrichment page.