First Day of School

Please click the link below for current plans for September 2020. More details to follow:

Return to School September 2020

Below were our original plans before the pandemic. The ‘What you need’ section is still correct apart from money on ParentPay for the canteen as it will not be open. Ignore the ‘What will you be doing?’ section.

First Day of School (Provisional) –

Tuesday 1 September 2020


What will you need?

What will you be doing?


What will you need? 

Full School Uniform

·         Charcoal grey trousers or charcoal grey knee length pleated skirt

·         Compulsory black blazer with school badge on left hand side.

·         White blouse/shirt

·         Optional v neck black school jumper with school badge

·         Plain black or navy coat

(No denim, leather or leather look jackets, No hoodies)

  • Flat black leather shoes or leather converse shoes

(No trainers, No boots)

  • Black or white socks or black tights
  • School clip on tie
  • No facial, body or tongue piercing, including plastic earrings/stretchers
  • No unnatural hair colours


School bag or back pack
Snack for break time, packed lunch or money on ParentPay Account for use with Cucina (school caterers)
Bottle of Water


Pencil case
Pencils, pens, coloured pencil, rubber, ruler, pencil sharpener
Scientific calculator (Casio FX-85GT plus), compass and protractor (or a geometry set)


Glue stick
Safety scissors

And last but not least, a smile


What will you be doing?

08:30 Welcome to Blackwood Comprehensive School Assembly: Hall
08.55 Tutor Period
09.55 Tutor Period
10:55 Break
11:15 Tutor Period
12:15 Lesson:  1
13:15 Lunch
14:00 Lesson: 2
15:00 Home time


Year 7 students should aim to arrive at school by 8.20 am at the latest.

On arrival, Year 7 students should go straight to Hall where they will have their Welcome Assembly, meet their Form Tutors and find out where their Form room will be.

Year 7 students will not require their PE or Games kit for their first day.