Term dates, School day & Key dates

Term Dates 2023-24

 

Autumn Term 2023
Monday4thSeptemberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Tuesday5thSeptemberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Wednesday6thSeptemberSchool Year begins – Year 7
Thursday7thSeptemberSchool Year begins – All Pupils
Friday6thOctoberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Friday27thOctoberSchool closes for half term
Monday6thNovemberSchool re-opens
Friday24thNovemberSchool closed
Tuesday19thDecemberAutumn term ends
Spring Term 2024
Wednesday3rdJanuarySpring term starts
Friday16thFebruarySchool closes for half term
Monday26thFebruarySchool re-opens
Thursday28thMarchSpring term ends
Summer Term 2024
Monday15thAprilSummer term begins
Monday6thMaySchool closed for May Bank Holiday
Tuesday7thMaySchool re-opens
Friday24thMaySchool closes for half term
Monday3rdJuneSchool re-opens
Friday21stJuneProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Friday19thJulySummer term ends
Monday22ndJulySchool closed to students (packing up day)
Tuesday23rdJulySchool closed to students (packing up day)

It is proposed that staff will participate in 2 expended twilight sessions in lieu of PD Day / School Closed. These sessions will run 3:30pm – 5:45pm.

Term Dates 2024-25

 

Autumn Term 2024
Monday2ndSeptemberSchool closed to students (moving in day)
Tuesday3rdSeptemberSchool closed to students (moving in day)
Wednesday4thSeptemberSchool closed to students (moving in day)
Thursday5thSeptemberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Friday6thSeptemberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Monday9thSeptemberSchool Year begins – Year 7
Tuesday10thSeptemberSchool Year begins – All Pupils
Friday4thOctoberProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Friday25thOctoberSchool closes for half term
Monday4thNovemberSchool re-opens
Friday20thDecemberAutumn term ends
Spring Term 2025
Monday6thJanuarySpring term begins
Friday21stFebruarySchool closes for half term
Monday3rdMarchSchool re-opens
Friday11thAprilSpring term ends
Summer Term 2025
Monday28thAprilSummer term begins
Monday5thMaySchool closed for May Bank Holiday
Tuesday6thMaySchool re-opens
Friday23rdMaySchool closes for half term
Monday2ndJuneSchool re-opens
Friday20thJuneProfessional Development Day 8:30am – 2:30pm (school closed to students)
Friday18thJulySummer term ends

It is proposed that staff will participate in 2 expended twilight sessions in lieu of additional working days.  These sessions will run 3:30pm – 5:45pm.  This will result in 195 working days.

School Opening Hours / School Day

 

08.45Students on site for line up
08.50 - 09.40Lesson 1
09.40 - 10.30Lesson 2
10.30 - 10.45Break
10.45 - 11.35Lesson 3
11.35 - 12.25Lesson 4
12.25 - 13.10Lunch
13.10 - 14.00Lesson 6
14.00 - 14.50Lesson 7
14.50 - 15.15Tutor time / Assembly
15.15End of school

Key Dates

2023 - 24
11.09.23Year Council Elections (11th - 15th September)
15.09.23Year 11 Photograph
18.09.23Student Voice Survey KS3
18.09.23Year 7 CATS Test (18th - 20th September)
20.09.23Year 7 Reading Tests
21.09.23Year 6 Open Evening
25.09.23Student Council Elections
25.09.23Year 6 Open Morning
25.09.23Year 10 Revision Week
26.09.23Year 6 Open Morning
27.09.23Year 6 Open Morning
27.09.23Year 7 Tutor Evening
28.09.23Year 6 Open Morning
29.09.23Year 6 Open Morning
02.10.23Year 10 Assessment Week
06.10.23Professional Development Day
09.10.23Year 9 Revision Week
09.10.23Year 10 Assessment Week
16.10.23Year 9 Assessment Week
19.10.23Year 11 Parents' Information Evening
23.10.23Year 9 Assessment Week
24.10.23Phototronics School Photographs
27.10.23Attendance Rewards
27.10.23Paris Art Trip (27th - 30th October)
06.11.23Year 11 Assessment Week
13.11.23Year 11 Assessment Week
20.11.23Year 8 Assessment Week
20.11.23Student Voice Survey KS4
24.11.23School Closed
27.11.23Year 8 Assessment Week
27.11.23Year 10 Parents' Evening 3.45 - 7.15pm
04.12.23Year 8 Assessment Week
04.12.23School Council Meeting
07.12.23Christmas Concert - Time to be confirmed
11.12.23Rewards Week
11.12.23Year 11 Parents' Evening 3.45 - 7.15pm
15.12.23Attendance Rewards
08.01.24Year 7 Assessment Week
15.01.24Year 7 Assessment Week
15.01.24Year 8 Parents' Evening 3.45 - 7.15pm
22.01.24Year 7 Assessment Week
29.01.24Year 11 Assessment Week
05.02.24Year 11 Assessment Week
09.02.24Derwent Hill Trip (9th - 11th February)
15.02.24Year 9 Parents' Evening 3.45 - 7.15pm
26.02.24Year 9 Assessment Week
04.03.24Year 9 Assessment Week
04.03.24Student Voice Survey KS4
04.03.24Performing Arts Show 7pm
05.03.24Performing Arts Show 7pm
06.03.24Performing Arts Show 7pm
11.03.24Year 9 Assessment Week
11.03.24Year Council Meetings
11.03.24Year 7 Parents' Evening 3.45 - 7.15pm
18.03.24Rewards Week
18.03.24Year 10 Assessment Week
18.03.24School Council Meeting
22.03.24Attendance Rewards
25.03.24Year 10 Assessment Week
25.04.24Dance Showcase - Time to be confirmed
27.03.24Year 9 Options Evening 4.30 - 5.30pm & 5.45 - 6.45pm
29.04.24Student Voice Survey KS3
24.05.24Attendance Rewards
03.06.24Year 8 Assessment Week
10.06.24Year 8 Assessment Week
10.06.24Year Council Meetings
17.06.24Year 8 Assessment Week
17.06.24Year 7 Assessment Week
20.06.24Bow Tie Day in memory of Ted Sanderson
21.06.24Professional Development Day
24.06.24Year 7 Assessment Week
24,06.24Year 10 College Visits Week
27.06.24Year 11 Prom
01.07.24Year 7 Assessment Week
01.07.24Year 10 College Visits Week
07.07.24France Trip (7th - 11th July)
08.07.24Year 10 Work Experience Week
12.07.24Thailand Trip (12th - 25th July)
15.07.24Rewards Week
19.07.24Attendance Rewards
22.07.24School closed to students (staff packing up day)
23.07.24School closed to students (staff packing up day)
2024 - 25
02.09.24School closed to students (moving in day)
03.09.24School closed to students (moving in day)
04.09.24School closed to students (moving in day)
05.09.24Professional Development Day (school closed to students)
06.09.24Professional Development Day (school closed to students)
09.09.24School year begins - Year 7
10.09.24School year begins - All Pupils