Academic and Extra-curricular Programme

Typical Weekly Schedule

The final look of your timetable will depend on your choice of subjects, but the typical college day is between 9am and 4pm, apart from Tuesdays and Thursdays when lessons finish at 3pm to allow for extra-curricular activities and our enrichment programme.

In the first year of A levels, each subject is allocated five hours per week. In the second year of A levels this changes to six hours per week.Most students take three A level subjects.

Although each student's schedule may vary, here is a timetable for a typical A level student.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9 - 11 Economics Economics   Mathematics  
11 - 1 Mathematics Academic
1 - 2 Lunch
2 - 3 Further
Economics Further
3 - 4     Mathematics    


The Director of Studies will liaise with the subject tutors about AS examination entries. In most cases students will be taking their final exams at the end of the second year. Students on one-year programmes will sit all of their papers at the end of that year.

Private Study

Your timetable is likely to contain some free periods, in which you’ll be able to complete homework assignments, prepare for presentations and tests, or socialise with your friends. There are two common spaces on campus to spend your free periods: the student lounge/cafeteria and the student library. The garden is also available during the summer months.


There is a vibrant social programme at LSI, which includes weekly extra-curricular activities. We take students to cultural institutions, meals out and trips associated with the academic programme. We also have a welcome BBQ for new students as well as an end of year party.

Lower Sixth Enrichment Programme

The enrichment programme is intended to broaden your horizons and inspire you to gain further knowledge in a broad range of areas. It comprises of a series of seminars, workshops and lectures which go beyond your college curriculum. The EPQ can also form part of the enrichment programme.

"There is an excellent social programme that includes a very wide range of social, cultural and artistic activities and visits." LSI Education ISI Report

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