'I can do all things with the help of God who strengthens me.' Philippians (4:13)

The School Day

We have 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


Contact times: 

8.20am to 3.10pm for Year 7, 8, 9 & 10 

8.20am to 4pm for Year 11


Total contact times:

Year 7, 8 & 10 - 34 hours 10 mins
Year 11 - 38 hours 20 mins (includes Evening Prep)

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

Last Day of Term.24May2024

All students will finish at 3pm


School Production19Jun2024

7:00 pm - 22 jun, 9:00 pm

Calendars page(s): School Calendar >>

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 2023 - 2024




Autumn Term: 1st September – 15th December 2023

Term 1:         1st September 2023 – 20th October 2023

Half Term:    23rd October 2023 – 27th October 2023

Term 2:         30th October 2023 – 15th December 2023


Christmas Holiday: 18th December 2023 – 1st January 2024


Spring Term: 2nd January – 28th March 2024

Term 1:         2nd January 2024 – 9th February 2024

Half Term:    12th February 2024 – 16th February 2024

Term 2:         19th February 2024 – 28th March 2024

Easter Holiday:  29th March 2024 – 12th April 2024


Summer Term: 15th April – 24th July 2024

Term 1:         15th April 2024 – 24th May 2024

Half Term:    27th May 2024 – 31st May 2024

Term 2:         3rd June 2024 – 24rd July 2024


Actual last day of term Friday 19th July 2024



Inset Days:

School will be closed on the following dates:

Friday 1st September 2023

Friday 24th November 2023

Tuesday 2nd January 2024

Monday 22nd July 2024 Disaggregated

Tuesday 23rd July 2024 Disaggregated

Wednesday 24th July 2024 (in lieu of 1st September)




Full Term Dates & The School Day

 Term Dates 2023-2024.pdfDownload
 Term Dates 2024-2025.pdfDownload
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