School Day

ACE is now fully open to all students and is running a normal full time day however a number of Covid related measures remain in place.  These are reviewed each half term or as and when Gov’t advice to schools change.

Current Covid  measures include:

  • Onsite testing offered to all students and staff twice a week
  • all staff and students can have home testing kits on request
  • daily health checks for all staff and students on arrival
  • ACE start and end times avoid timings of neighbouring schools
  • limits on class sizes and numbers in rooms
  • use of a one-way system around the ACE building
  • social distancing signs and reminders
  • provision of hand sanitisers at every classroom and in all communal spaces
  • only having essential visitors to the ACE site
  • moving all meetings online wherever possible


The ACE School Day is: (as of April 12th 2021)

09.30 – 09.45   Students report to reception to register and complete health checks

(Onsite Covid testing offered on a Monday and Thursday)

09.45 – 10.30   Period 1

10.30 – 11.15    Period 2

11.15 – 11.30    Break

11.30 – 12.15    Period 3

12.15 – 01.00    Period 4

01.00 – 01.30    Lunch time (Hot and Cold food provided free)

01.30 – 01.45    Daily all staff and all student (virtual) meeting

01.45 – 02.30   Period 5

02.30 – 03.00    Standard student day finishes but additional one to one sessions organised                             where required for specific students