Term Dates

Key Dates

Academic Year 2023 – 2024

Please note that whilst we try to remain as accurate as possible – all dates are subject to change.

Monday 4thSeptemberInset DayAll Staff
Tuesday 5thSeptemberBack to SchoolYear 7 & Year 12 only
Wednesday 6thSeptemberBack to SchoolAll Years
Thursday 28thSeptemberOpen EveningYear 6 Families
Friday 20thOctoberINSET DAYStaff
Friday 20thOctoberTERM ENDSAll Students
Monday 30thOctoberBack to SchoolAll Years
Thursday 2ndNovemberArt & Photography TripYear 11, 12 & 13
Friday 3rdNovemberHealth & Social Care ExamYear 11
Monday 6thNovemberHealth & Social Care ExamYear 11
Tuesday 7thNovemberGeography Field TripYear 11
Tuesday 8thNovemberGeography Field TripYear 11
Monday 13thNovemberMock ExamsYear 11 & Year 13
Thursday 16thNovemberExpressive Arts ShowcaseAll
Thursday 23rdNovemberSixth Form Open EveningYear 11
Monday 27thNovemberParent ForumAll
Wednesday 29thNovemberSixth Form University TripSixth Form
Monday 4thDecemberHouse MatchesAll
Thursday 7thDecemberSubject EveningYear 10
Friday 8thDecemberDragon House Charity Day 
December 12th / 13thDecemberFlu VaccinationsYears 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11
Wednesday 13thDecemberChristmas Concert
Thursday 14thDecemberMock Exam Results DayYear 11 & Year 13
Friday 15thDecemberEnd of Term 2All Year Groups
Monday 18thDecemberINSET day (disaggregated) 
Tuesday 19thDecemberINSET day (disaggregated) 
Wednesday 20thDecemberINSET day (disaggregated) 
Date Month Focus Who? 
Thursday 4th January Term 3 begins All Staff and Students 
Monday 8th  January Sixth Form Application (Extended Deadline)Year 11 
Wednesday 10th January Student Council Meeting  Student Council
Thursday 11th January Subject Evening Year 13 
Monday 15th January Sixth Form Interviews Year 11 
Thursday 18th January Subject Evening Year 9 
Monday 22nd January Leavers Group Photograph Year 11 
Wednesday 24th January Careers Information Evening Year 12
Thursday 25th January Guided Choices Evening Year 9 
Thursday 25th January Macbeth Trip Year 11 
Wednesday 31st January HPV vaccinations Year 8 
Thursday 1st February Subject Evening Year 11 
Saturday 3rdFebruary Ski Trip Pre-booked 
Thursday 8th February Criminology and Psychology trip ( Year 13 
Thursday 8th February Sixth Form Social Year 12 & 13 
Friday 9th February Griffin Fundraising day All Staff and Students 
Friday 9th February End of Term 3  
Monday 19thFebruaryINSET DAYTeaching & Support Staff
Tuesday 20thFebruaryReturn to SchoolWhole School
Friday 23rdFebruaryCern TripYears 12-13
Wednesday 28thFebruaryStudent Council MeetingStudent Council
Thursday 7thMarchYear 7 Subject EveningFamilies & Students
Friday 8thMarchStudent Council Fundraising Day
Non-School Uniform
Whole School
Wednesday 13thMarchFamily ForumParents & Carers
Friday 15thMarchEnglish TripYears 12 -13
Monday 18thMarchHouse MatchesYears 7-11
Thursday 21stMarchYear 8 Subject EveningFamilies & Students
Monday 25thMarchHouse MatchesYears 7-11
Tuesday 26thMarchYear 11 Group PhotoYear 11
Wednesday 27thMarchStudent Council MeetingStudent Council
Thursday 28thMarchPhoenix Charity Day
Non-School Uniform
Whole School
Thursday 28thMarchLast day of Term 4Whole School
Monday 15thAprilReturn to SchoolWhole School
Wednesday 24thAprilStudent Council MeetingStudent Council
Thursday 25thAprilYear 12 Subject EveningFamilies & Students
Wednesday 1stMayYour Space Event (9.15 am)Parent / Carers
Friday 3rdMayDuke of Edinburgh – SilverStudents (pre-registered)
Saturday 4thMayDuke of Edinburgh – SilverStudents (pre-registered)
Thursday 9thMayYour Space Event (5.15 pm)Parent / Carers
Friday 10thMaySixth form Leaver’s DayYear 13
Friday 10thMayDuke of Edinburgh – BronzeStudents (pre-registered)
Saturday 11thMayDuke of Edinburgh – BronzeStudents (pre-registered)
Thursday 16thMayBattlefields Trip Info EveningParent / Carers
Friday 17thMayDuke of Edinburgh – practiceYear 9 (pre-registered)
Saturday 18thMayDuke of Edinburgh – practiceYear 9 (pre-registered)
Friday 24thMayUnicorn Charity DayWhole School
Friday 24thMayNon-School UniformWhole School
Friday 24thMayLast day of Term 5Whole School
Jun3rdMonFirst Day of Term 6All Students
Jun5thWedsMFL Trip Meeting 5.00pmParents /carers with children attending
Jun11thTuesSand Bay tripYear 10
Jun12thWedsSand Bay trip  Year 10
Jun12thWedsHPV VaccinationsYear 9
Jun13thThursFashion Show FundraiserAll Welcome – tickets via Parent Pay
Jun17thMonGovernors MeetingLocal Board of Governors
Jun19thWedsTransition BBQ 4.30 – 6.00pmYear 6 – 2024 starters 
Jun21stFriSixth Form Taster DayYear 10
Jun24thMonCEW Week  Year 7 – 9
Jun24thMonWork Experience Week & PathwaysYear 10 & Year 12
Jun24thMon6th Form University Open Day TripSixth Form
Jun26thWedsExam Contingency dateYear 11 & Year 13
Jun27thThursDofE Silver (27-29th June)Year 10
Jun28thFriPromYear 11
Jun28thFriSixth Form Summer BallSixth Form
Jul1stMonCambridge residentialSixth Form
Jul2ndTuesCambridge residentialSixth Form
Jul4thThursSixth Form Transition DayYear 11
Jul5thFriWeston College Taster dayYear 10 Students (invited)
Jul9thTuesSports dayWhole School
Jul10thWedsYear 6 Transition DayYear 6 – 2024 starters 
Jul10thWedsYear 6 Transition Evening 6 – 8.00pmYear 6 – 2024 starters 
Jul11thThursReserve Sports DayWhole School
Jul12thFriBronze DofE (12th – 13th July)Year 9
Jul18thThursSummer Concert 6.00pmAll Welcome – tickets via Parent Pay
Jul23rdTuesWhole School Assembly – End of term 1pmWhole School