Term Dates & The School Day

Term Dates 2015-16

Term 1:

Tuesday 1st September 2015 – NON-PUPIL DAY
Wednesday 2nd September 2015 – Year 7 and Year 12 vocational students ONLY in school, new A Level students by appointment.
Thursday 3rd September – Thursday 22nd October 2015 – All pupils in
Friday 23rd October 2015 – NON-PUPIL DAY

Term 2:

Monday 2nd November to Friday 18th December 2015

Term 3:

Monday 4th January to Friday 12th February 2016

Term 4:

Monday 22nd February to Thursday 24th March 2016

Term 5:

Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th April 2016 – NON-PUPIL DAYS
Wednesday 13th April to Friday 27th May 2016

Term 6:

Monday 6th June to Friday 15th July 2016

October Half Term:

Monday 26th October – Friday 30th October 2015

December Holiday:

Monday 21st December 2015 – Friday 1st January 2016

February Half Term:

Monday 15th – Friday 19th February 2016

Easter Holiday:

Friday 25th March – Friday 8th April 2016

May Half Term:

Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd june 2016


Monday 5th October 2015
Monday 23rd November 2015
Monday 11th January 2016
Monday 25th April 2016

Bank Holidays

Friday 25th and Monday 28th December 2015
Friday 1st January 2016
Friday 25th and Monday 28th March 2016
Monday 2nd and Monday 30th May 2016
Monday 29th August 2016

Term Dates 2016-17

Term 1:

Thursday 1st September 2016 – NON-PUPIL DAY
Friday 2nd September 2016 – Year 7 Only with some Year 12 students by appointment.
Monday 5th September – Thursday 20th October 2016 – All pupils in
Friday 21st October 2016 – NON-PUPIL DAY

Term 2:

Monday 31st October to Friday 16th December 2016

Term 3:

Tuesday 3rd January to Thursday 9th February 2017
Friday 10th February 2017 – NON-PUPIL DAY

Term 4:

Monday 20th February to Friday 31st March 2017

Term 5:

Tuesday 18th April to Friday 26th May 2017

Term 6:

Monday 5th June to Friday 21st July 2017

October Half Term:

Monday 24th October – Friday 28th October 2016

Christmas Holiday:

Monday 19th December – Friday 30th December 2016

February Half Term:

Monday 13th – Friday 17th February 2017

Easter Holiday:

Monday 3rd April – Friday 14th April 2017

May Half Term:

Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd june 2017

Summer holiday start:

Monday 24th July 2017

Bank Holidays

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th December 2016
Monday 2nd January 2017
Friday 14th and Monday 17th April 2017
Monday 1st and Monday 29th May 2017
Monday 28th August 2017

The School Day

The Principal expects staff to be in school in a supervisory capacity five minutes before the start and five minutes at the end of the School day.


8.40am – 9.00am AM Registration/TUTORIAL OR ASSEMBLY
9.00am – 10.00am LESSON 1
10.00am – 11.00am LESSON 2
11.00am – 11.20am Break
11.20am – 12.20pm LESSON 3
12.20pm –   1.20pm LESSON 4
1.20pm –   2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm –   3.00pm LESSON 5 (PM REGISTRATION)
3.00pm  End of School Day
3.10pm -  4.10pm Meetings/Extra-Curricular Activities


A schedule of briefing meetings for all staff are held during the week, 8.30 – 8.40am.


The Principal holds Assemblies on three mornings in the week, in order that she may see every member of the school once during the week.  Year Assemblies are conducted by the relevant Head of Year.

Timing:       8.40 – 9.00

Assembly Time


Lecture Theatre

Main Hall








Year 7




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