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School Day and Term Dates

School Day

The School is open to students from 8:15am. All students should be in school ready for tutorial at 8:30am. Lessons finish for Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 students at 3pm. Year 10, Year 11, Year 12 & Year 13 students finish at 3pm, but on selected days finish at 4pm. The school is open for students after compulsory lessons finish until 4:30pm. This means that the school is open to students for 41.25 hours per week.

The compulsory times for students to be in school for each year group are as follows:

Years 7/8/9                    8:30am to 3pm

Years 10/11/12/13           8:30am to 3pm plus Lesson 7 until 4pm on selected days.

The structure of the school day including break times is available here:

Term Dates

2023/2024

Autumn Term

Friday 1st & Monday 4nd September – INSET Days – School closed to all students

Tuesday 5th September – School opens for start of the new term – Year 7 & 12

Wednesday 6th September – School opens for start of new term – All year groups

Friday 20th October – School closes for end of half Term

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October – Half term

Monday 30th October – School opens for start of new half term

Wednesday 20th December – School closes for students at 12.40pm

Thursday 21st December – INSET Day – School closed for all students

Friday 22nd December to Friday 5th January – Christmas holidays

Spring Term 2024                           

Monday 8th January – School opens for start of new term

Friday 16th February – School closes for end of half term

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd February – Half term

Monday 26th February – School opens for start of new half term

Thursday 28th March – School closes for end of term

Monday 1st to Friday 12th April – Easter holidays

Summer Term 2024

Monday 15th April – School opens for start of new term

Monday 6th – Bank Holiday – School closed to all students

Friday 24th May – School closes for end of half term

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May – Half term

Monday 3rd June – School opens for start of new half term

Friday 19th July – Students break up for summer holidays at 12.40pm

Monday 19th August to Wednesday 21st – Summer School

2024/2025

Autumn Term 2024

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September – INSET Days – School closed to all students

Wednesday 4th September – School opens for start of the new term – Year 7 & 12

Thursday 5th September – School opens for start of new term – All year groups

Friday 25th October – School closes for end of half term

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November – Half term

Monday 4th November – School opens for start of new half term

Wednesday 18th December – School closes for students at 12.40pm

Thursday 19th December – DISAGREGATED Day – School closed for all students

Friday 20th December to Friday 3rd January – Christmas holidays

Spring Term 2025                           

Monday 6th January – INSET Day – School closed to all students

Tuesday 7th January – School opens for start of the new term

Friday 14th February – School closes for end of half term

Monday 17th to Friday 21st February – Half term

Monday 24th February – School opens for start of new half term

Friday 4th April – School closes for end of term

Monday 7th to Friday 18th April – Easter holidays

Summer Term 2025

Monday 21at April – Bank Holiday – School closed to all students

Tuesday 22nd April – School opens for start of new term

Monday 5th May – Bank Holiday – School closed to all students

Friday 23rd May – School closes for end of half term

Monday 26th May to Friday 30th May – Half term

Monday 2nd June – School opens for start of new half term

Tuesday 22nd July – Students break up for summer holidays at 12.40pm