Term Dates

Pupils receive expert help to gain the reading and writing skills they need to do well in all subjects. As a result, pupils make good progress

There is much joy in this school. Pupils value their teachers, and the rich and diverse community in which they learn

Teachers take account of individual pupils’ needs in their good lesson planning. They make sure that pupils, even those who arrive at unusual points in the school year, are quickly assimilated and make good progress

Teaching is strong in the sixth form. Teachers are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects. They show great commitment. Students are fulsome in their praise of the impact their teachers have had on their future education

Lessons are characterised by strong and positive relationships between pupils and teachers. Teachers know pupils well. Often teachers target the learning that individual pupils need because they know them so well

In key stages 1 and 2 teachers plan many opportunities for pupils to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills.


  • Autumn Term
    • INSET day on Monday 3rd September, school closed to students
    • Tuesday 4th September (Primary, Y7 & Y12 registration only) to Thursday 25th October
    • INSET day on Friday 26th October, school closed to students
    • INSET day on Monday 5th November, school closed for Y7, Y8, Y9, Y10, Y12, Y13 (School is open for Primary & Y11) 
    • Tuesday 6th November to Friday 21st December
    • INSET day on Monday 3rd December, school closed to students


  • Spring Term 
    • Monday 7th January to Friday 15th February
    • Monday 25th February to Friday 12th April
    • INSET day on Monday 18th March, school closed to students
  • Summer Term
    • Monday 29th April to Friday 24th May
    • Monday 3rd June to Friday 19th July
  • Bank Holidays
  • New Year 1st January
  • Good Friday 19th April
  • Easter Monday 22nd April
  • May Day 6th May
  • Spring Bank 27th May
  • August Bank 26th August
  • Christmas Day 25th December
  • Boxing Day 26th December