Term dates

Term Dates 2017-18
Autumn Term 2017
Staff Training Day  Monday 4th September 2017
Staff Training Day  Tuesday 5th September 2017
Induction Day  Wednesday 6th September 2017
Induction Day  Thursday 7th September 2017
First Day of Learner Attendance  Friday 8th September 2017
Last Day of Term  Friday 20th October 2017
Half Term Holiday Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October 2017
First Day of Term  Monday 30th October 2017
Last Day of Autumn Term  Wednesday 20th December 2017
End of Autumn Term Holiday Thursday 21st  December to Monday 1st January 2018
Spring Term 2018
Staff Training Day  Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Staff Training Day  Wednesday 3rd January 2018
First Day of Learner Attendance  Thursday 4th January 2018
Last Day of Term  Friday 9th February 2018
Half Term Holiday Monday 12th to Friday 16th February 2018
First Day of Term  Monday 19th February 2018
Last Day of Spring Term  Thursday 29th March 2018
End of Spring Term Holiday Friday 30th March to Friday 13th April 2018
Summer Term 2018
Staff Training Day  Monday 16th April 2018
First Day of Learner Attendance  Tuesday 17th April 2018
Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018
Last Day of Term  Friday 25th May 2018
Half Term Holiday (Inc. Bank Holiday) Monday 28th May to Friday 1st June 2018
First Day of Term  Monday 4th June 2018
Last Day of School Year  Friday 20th July 2018
Autumn Term 2017:
Monday, 4 September INSET – school closed to Students
Tuesday, 5 SeptemberINSET – school closed to Students
Wednesday, 6 September to Friday, 20 October
Monday, 23 October to Friday, 27 October Half Term
Monday, 30 October to Thursday, 21 December (1.15pm close)
Spring Term 2018:
Wednesday, 3 January INSET – school closed to Students
Thursday, 4 January to Friday, 9 February
Monday, 12 February to Friday, 16 FebruaryHalf Term
Monday, 19 February to Thursday, 29 March (1.15pm close)
Summer Term 2018:
Monday, 16 April to Friday, 25 May(excl. Bank Holiday Mon, 7 May)
Monday, 28 May to Friday, 1 June Half Term (including Spring Bank Holiday on 28 May)
Monday, 4 June to Friday, 20 July (1.15pm close)
NB Easter 2018: Good Friday and Easter Monday fall on 30 March and 2 April respectively. They form a part of the two week break between the end of the Spring term and the start of the Summer term.
Leavers’ Presentation Evening – Thursday, 28 June 2018, at 7.00pm
Leavers Prom - Friday, 29 June 2018, 8.00pm-11.00pm
Last day for Post 16 Leavers and All Year 11 students is Friday, 29 June 2018
Transition week to Post 16 life skills based curriculum 2-6 July 2018
Parents’ Evening – Thursday, 19 October 2017, 5.30pm-7.30pm – Class Tutor Based
Parents’ Evening – Thursday, 8 February 2018, 5.30pm-7.30pm – Subject Teacher Based
School closures for staff training are:
Monday04 September 2017
Tuesday05 September 2017
Monday16 October 2017
Monday30 October 2017
Wednesday03 January 2018

We’re excited to begin our partnership with Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, together working towards positive outcomes for our students

Andre Bailey, Headteacher

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