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At The Howard School, we expect our students to be punctual and to maintain a high standard of personal appearance. Below, you can find the timings of our school day, as well as our uniform expectations.

Timings of the School Day

 

Monday - Thursday

Friday

Line Up 08:25 08:25
CDW

08:30

 

Period 1

09:00

08:30

Period 2 inc. break

10:00

09:30

Period 3

11:20

10:50

Period 4 inc. lunch

12:20

11:50

Period 5

13:50

 

Line Up

14:50

12:50

End of Day 15:00 13:00
Break & Lunch

Lunch and Break Times vary depending on Year Group. Each Year has their own Break and Lunch Zone.

Year Break & Lunch Zone Break Lunch Friday Break
7 Yr7 Canteen 
Table Tennis Field
10:00-10:20 12:20-12:50 9:30-9:50
8 M Block Canteen (RHS)
Bowl
10:00-10:20 12:20-12:50 9:30-9:50
9 M Block Canteen (RHS)
Table Tennis Field
11:00-11:20 13:20-13:50 10:30-10:50
10 M Block Canteen (LHS) 
Bowl 
11:00-11:20 13:20-13:50 10:30-10:50
11 M Block Canteen (LHS)
Main Field
10:00-10:20 12:20 - 12:50 9:30-9:50
12 Sixth Form Centre 11:00-11:20 12:20 - 12:50 10:30-10:50
13 Sixth Form Centre 11:00-11:20 12:20 - 12:50 10:30-10:50

Please note: Lunch will still be available on Friday for students, as will supervised independent study facilities.

Uniform

Our Uniform and Equipment expectations are explained in this document: 

Uniform and Equipment Expectations 2021-2022

A high standard of personal appearance is expected from all our students.

Anyone arriving at school in non-uniform clothing can expect to be sent home to change or to Student Services where uniform can be borrowed for the day. Students may not wear jewellery to school, and adornments relating to any piercings are forbidden.

All students must wear:

  • A black blazer with school badge and year ribbon
  • Plain white shirt with collar and school tie
  • Black or dark grey trousers (not skinny fit, denims, cords or jean style)
  • Black leather shoes (not trainers, sports shoes, fabric or suede)
  • Jumper, if worn, must be a black Howard jumper with school badge
  • Plain black, grey or navy socks
  • Belts, if worn, should be plain black without large buckles.

PE and Games Kit 

(available online from Sportswear International):

  • Embroidered polo shirt, shorts and socks, rugby shirt
  • Embroidered sweatshirt (optional)

Please note that caps and hooded tops are not allowed and must not be worn on the school site. If they are found they are likely to be confiscated and a parent/carer may need to collect them from school.

Official Uniform Suppliers:

  • Rainham Sports, Station Road, Rainham
  • Uniformbase, 11 Railway Street, Chatham
  • School Time, 23 Railway Street, Chatham
  • Sportswear International

 

Canteen Menus

Download our newest Canteen Menu here: