Term dates

Autumn Term 2019
September Conference & Staff Training Days – Team Teach Training Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th September 2019
Learner Induction Day


Thursday 5th September 2019
First Day of Learner Attendance


Friday 6th September 2019
Last Day of Term


Friday 18th October 2019
Half Term Holiday Monday 21st to Friday 25th October 2019
First Day of Learner Attendance


Monday 28th October 2019
Staff Training Day


Monday 18th November 2019
Last Day of Autumn Term


Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 12:30pm
End of Autumn Term Holiday Thursday 19th December to Friday 3rd January 2020
Spring Term 2020
Staff Training Day


Monday 6th to Tuesday 7th January 2020
First Day of Learner Attendance


Wednesday 8th January 2020
Last Day of Term


Friday 14th February 2020
Half Term Holiday Monday 17th to Friday 21st February 2020
First Day of Term


Monday 24th February 2020
Last Day of Spring Term


Friday 3rd April 2020 at 12:30pm
End of Spring Term Holiday Monday 6th April to Friday 17th April 2020
Summer Term 2020
Staff Training Day


Monday 20th April 2020
First Day of Learner Attendance


Tuesday 21st April 2020
Bank Holiday Monday 4th May 2020
Last Day of Term


Friday 22nd May 2020
Half Term Holiday (Inc. Bank Holiday) Monday 25th May to Friday 29th May 2020
First Day of Term


Monday 1st June 2020
Graduation Day/ Half Day Whole School


Friday 26th June 2020 at 12:30pm
Last Day of School Year & Family BBQ


Friday 17th July 2020 at 12:30pm
End of Summer Term Holiday Monday 20th July 2020 to August 30th 2020

How we calculate term dates:

The school term and holiday dates for 2019/20 are based on DfES Circular 7/90: Management of the School Day and are within the set term times from Wandsworth Local Authority.

Our school timetable allows us to exceed the recommended hours of teaching time required across the academic year and also takes into account our learners’ special educational needs. Our Inset days ensure robust continued professional development required to provide highly skilled and trained staff members according to the school’s development planning cycle.

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust and the Governing body have responsibility for setting the term dates. The term dates for our school may be different than other local authority schools, academies and free schools.

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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