Term Dates

Attendance Matters

It has been proven that high levels of attainment and attendance are linked. If your child does not attend school every day on time, their chances to achieve are minimised.

From September 2015:

If your child’s attendance level is under 90% (19 days absence a year) you could be prosecuted for failure to ensure your child’s regular attendance at school. You may be sentenced to a fine of up to £2,500 and / or a 3 month custodial sentence.

Section 444 of the 1996 Education Act states:

      "If a child of compulsory school age who is a registered pupil at a school fails to attend regularly at the school, their parent is guilty of an offence."

We look forward to working with all parents / carers in ensuring all students attend school every day, on time.

Mrs J.Devigne-Nicholls
Attendance & Welfare Officer

 


 

Academic Year 2017 - 2018

 

Autumn Term 2017

Term starts on Tuesday 5 September for Year 7 (AM only)
The rest of the school starts on Wednesday 6 September

Half Term Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October

Monday 30 October – Friday 15 December
(School day ends after Period 3)

 

 Spring Term 2018

Tuesday 2 January - Friday 9 February

Half Term Monday 12 February - Friday 16 February

Monday 19 February - Thursday 29 March
(School day ends after Period 3)

 

Summer Term 2018

Monday 16 April - Friday 25 May
(May Day Bank Holiday 7 May)

Half Term Monday 28 May - Friday 1 June
(Spring Bank Holiday 28 May)

Monday 4 June - Wednesday 25 July
(School day ends after Period 3)

 


 

Public Holidays 2017/18

Summer Holiday: Monday 28 August 2017

Christmas Day: Monday 25 December 2017

Boxing Day: Tuesday 26 December 2017

New Year’s Day: Monday 1 January 2018

Good Friday: Friday 30 March 2018

Easter Monday: Monday 2 April 2018

May Day: Monday 7 May 2018

Spring Holiday: Monday 28 May 2018

Summer Holiday: Monday 27 August 2018

Christmas Day: Monday 25 December 2018

Boxing Day: Tuesday 26 December 2018

 


 

INSET days

Pupils are not required to attend school on an INSET day. There are five INSET days per academic year.

INSET days are:

Monday 4 September 2017

Tuesday 5 September 2017

Monday 30 October 2017

Friday 15 December 2017

Wednesday 7 February 2018

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