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St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown

School Day


Important Note: The school will run a two week timetable this year (White Week and Blue Week). Dates for the upcoming term can be found in the table below.


School Day Schedule 2019-20


Monday / Wednesday / Thursday

AM Registration: 8:45 – 8:50  (Tuesday - Staff briefing at 8:40am)

Period 1: 8:50 - 9:50

Period 2: 9:50 – 10:50

Break: 10:50 – 11:05

Period 3: 11:05 – 11:55

Period 4: 11:55 – 12:45

Lunch: 12:45 – 1:20

Period 5: 1:20 – 2:10

Period 6: 2:10 – 3:10 (Tuesdays- Enrichment Programme)

Pm registration: 3:10 – 3:20


Friday – all staff and students attend whole school Assembly

Tuesday and Friday as detailed above apart from morning time: Assembly: 8:50 – 9:00am




The school will run a two week timetable this year (White Week and Blue Week). Dates for each of the weeks for the first term can be found in the table below:

White Week 2nd Sept
Blue Week 9th Sept
White Week 16th Sept
Blue Week 23rd Sept
White Week 30th Sept
Blue Week 7th Oct
White Week 14th Oct
Blue Week 21st Oct
Halloween Break 28th Oct - 3rd Nov
White Week 4th Nov
Blue Week  11th Nov
White Week 18th Nov
Blue Week 25th Nov
White Week 2nd Dec
Blue Week 9th Dec
White Week 16th Dec
Christmas Break 23rd Dec - 3rd Dec
Blue Week 6th Jan
White Week 13th Jan
Blue Week 20th Jan
White Week 27th Jan
Blue Week 3rd Feb
White Week 10th Feb
Mid-Term Break 17th - 21st Feb




Period 6 of every Tuesday will be dedicated to enrichment. Pupils are invited to sign up to a club which they will participate in during this time. This year we are offering our pupils clubs in the following areas: 

  • Performing Arts
  • Boxing
  • Traditional Irish Music
  • Coding
  • STEM
  • GAE

All pupils who  are required to wear PE uniform or leisurewear for their enrichment option are allowed to wear these clothes home on Tuesday afternoons.