Bellarine Secondary College is committed to providing an orderly and structured daily program.


  • To ensure that all members of the College community are aware of the structured learning time and break time during the day
  • To ensure all teaching areas have equitable access to time
  • To ensure the College meets the requirements for 300 minutes per day teaching time
  • To ensure the timetable structure aligns with the face to face teaching time as defined in the Victorian State Schools Agreement 2013


  • The orderly operation of the College is critical to students feeling safe and secure and so contributes to successful learning outcomes
  • The College must provide access to 300 minutes a day of instruction time
  • The structure of the College day impacts on the student capacity to learn effectively


  • The structure of the College day will be reviewed annually
  • The bell and activity times for the year will be published in the College Student Planner, the College website and the College Newsletter
  • The College daily structure must take into account agreements in place with VET and other training organisations that Bellarine Secondary College has partnerships with
  • The daily structure is:
Monday to Friday
8:55amHome Group
9:04amSession 1
9:55amSession 2
10:43amRecess break
11:08amSession 3
11:56amSession 4
12:44pmLunch break
1:34pmSession 5
2:22pmSession 6
3:10pmEnd of scheduled classes
  • The schedule will vary on days of assembly or other special events.


EVALUATION: This policy will be reviewed every three years or more often if necessary due to changes in regulations or circumstances

Policy number6.6
Approval dateSeptember 2014
Review dateSeptember 2017
DET/VRQA requiredYes