Term Dates 2017-18


 Autumn Term2017

Monday 4th September – Tuesday 19th December 2017

Half Term: Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October 2017

Spring Term 2018

Thursday 4th January – Thursday 29th March 2018

Half Term: Monday 12th – Friday 16th February 2018

Summer Term 2018

Monday 16th April – Friday 20th July 2018

Half Term: Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June 2018


 September 2017
1st Inset Day 1 – school closed to students
4th First day of term (see staggered start times above) – Week 1
6th Post 16 lessons commence
8th School photographs for Years 7, 10, (individual photos) Year 11 (leavers’ year group photo) and Post 16 (individual for Year 12 and group photo of Years 12 and 13)
18th Year 7 IAG Tutor Evening – 6.00-8.00pm
19th Year 8 IAG Tutor Evening – 6.00-8.00pm
20th Year 9 IAG Tutor Evening – 6.00-8.00pm
21st Year 10 Tutor Evening – 6.00-8.00pm
26th Open Evening – students leave school at 1.20pm
27th Late start following Open Evening – students in school at 11.15am


October 2017
2nd-6th Year 6 tours all week – viewing of the school by appointment only
4th Year 7 Freshers Disco – 6.00-8.00pm
12th Year 11 combined IAG and Post 16 Options Evening
23rd-27th Half Term


November 2017
3rd Inset Day 2 – school closed to students
9th Year 11 Parents’ Evening 1

Last day of term – students leave at 12.20pm

December 2017
1st Occasional Day – school closed
16th Carol singing at Sainsburys, Coreys Mill
18th Christmas Concert, 7.00-9.00pm
18th Post 16 Winter Wonderland trip
18th Christmas lunch for students
 19th Christmas Jumper Day – students may wear school uniform plus a Christmas Jumper
Last day of term – students leave at 12.20pm
20th Dec –2nd Jan Christmas holidays


January 2018
3rd Inset Day 3 – school closed to students
18th Post 16 Parents’ Evening
24th Marriotts’ Got Talent Performance Evening
25th Year 11 Parents’ Evening 2


February 2018
1st Year 8 Options Evening
5th or 6th Rock Challenge – date to be confirmed
7th Year 8 and Year 9 Academic Review Day
8th Year 11 trip to the Corn Exchange (70 students)
9th Last day of term
10th-16th Half Term
22nd Year 7 Parents’ Evening

March 2018

1st World Book Day
10th Rock Challenge Danceathon
29th Last day of term
30th Bank Holiday


April 2018
1st-13th Easter Holidays
19th Year 10 Parents’ Evening
27th Rock Challenge Premier Final – Portsmouth


May 2018
7th Bank Holiday
28th – 1st June Half Term


June 2018
25th Year 12 end of year exams begin
29th – 2nd July Year 7 PGL trip – dates to be confirmed


July 2018
2nd -4th Year 11 into Year 12 Induction days
9th Year 6 Parents’ Evening
12th Year 6 Transfer day
13th Sports Day
13th End of summer term for Post 16
16th Presentation Evening: Years 7, 8 and 10
17th Sports Award Celebration
18th Pastoral Rewards trip to Thorpe Park

30th – 3rd August

Last day of term

Harmony Camp – Summer School