The School Day
Due to Covid-19 the school day has been changed to staggered start times/finish times and break/lunch times
Start times: 8.25am (all students)
End of day:
3pm: Year 7, 8 & 10
3.10pm: Year 9 & 11
Extra Curricular Events: Thursday
Reception & The School Office is open between 08.00 and 16.00.
We reserve the right to detain a pupil until 3.10pm without prior notification. Your child will be issued with an official slip at least 24 hours in advance if he/she is to be detained beyond 15.10 hrs. We will also send a text notifying you if your child will be detained.
Changes to the Day September 2021
Please note that the calendar dates are accurate at the time of uploading on the website and may be subject to change in accordance with the Covid-19 guidelines.
Latest School Calendar Events
- Year 7 Retreat23Sep2021
- Year 7 Retreat30Sep2021
- Early finish for all students01Oct2021
12:25 pm - 12:30 pm
- Open Morning Session 1: 9am to 11am (arrival via Eagle Gate (Upper Arundel Street)02Oct2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Only those who have pre-booked can attend.
- Open Morning Session 2: 11am to 1pm (arrival via the main school entrance Arundel Street)02Oct2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Only those who have pre-booked can attend
The School Calendar
If pupils are issued with a detention the student will be given a slip by the member of staff. A text 24 hours prior to the detention date will be sent to the parent/carer notifying of the detention and the duration.
Detentions are held as follows:
Headteacher's Detentions: Tuesday 15.15 - 17.15 hrs (2 hour detention)
Homework Detentions: KS3: Tuesday 15.00 - 16.00 hrs (Undertaken by the Department). KS4: Wednesday.
General Detentions: Wednesday 15.00 - 16.00 hrs (for 30 minute or 1 hour detention)
Maths Detentions: Thursday 15.00 - 15.30 hrs
Pupil lists are sent to each class period 5 and students will be taken to the hall or designated room at the end of the school day by their class teacher.
Please refer to the Homework Calendars which show the date when homework is due in by and detention date.
Failure to Attend Any Detention will result in the following:
Any student failing to attend a 30-minute detention will receive a 1-hour Headteachers Detention and should they fail to attend the 1-hour Head detention they will go to a 2-hour Headteacher detention the following week.
Any student failing to attend a 2-hour Headteacher detention will go to Inclusion the next working day to complete.
Term Dates 2021 - 2022
Autumn Term: 1st September – 17th December 2021
Term 1: 1st September 2021 – 22nd October 2021
Half Term: 25th October 2021 – 29th October 2021
Term 2: 1st November 2021 – 17th December 2021
Christmas Holiday: 20th December 2021 – 3rd January 2022
Spring Term 4th January – 8th April 2022
Term 1: 4th January 2022 – 18th February 2022
Half Term: 21st February 2022 – 25th February 2022
Term 2: 28th February 2022 – 8th April 2022
Easter Holiday: 11th April 2022 – 22nd April 2022
Summer Term: 25th April – Friday 15th July 2022
Term 1: 25th April 2022 – 27th May 2022
Half Term: 30th May 2022 – 3rd June 2022
Term 2: 6th June 2022 – 15th July 2022
(Actual last day of term Friday 15th July 2022 for all students).
Wednesday 1st September 2021
Friday 26th November 2021
Monday 18th July 2022 (Disaggregated)
Tuesday 19th July 2022 (Disaggregated)
Wednesday 20th July 2022 (Disaggregated)