"There is a keen focus on academiic achievement which is expanded by the provision of enrichment courses in drama, music and art."

Ofsted 2014

Term Dates

School Term Dates For The Academic Year 2016-17

Autumn 2016

Term 1 (34 days)
Term starts

Tuesday 6th September 2016

Term ends Friday 21st October 2016
October Holiday Monday 24th October 2015 to Friday 28th October 2016
Term 2 (35 days)
Term starts Monday 31st Octber 2016
Term ends Friday 16th December 2016
Christmas Holiday Monday 19th December 2016 to Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Spring 2017

Term 3 (28 days)
Term starts Wednesday 4th January 2017
Term ends Friday 10th February 2017
February Holiday

Monday 13rd February 2017 to Friday 17th February 2017

Term 4 (30 days)
Term starts Monday 20th February 2017
Term ends Friday 31st March 2017
Spring Holiday Monday 3rd April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017
Good Friday 14th April 2017
Easter Monday 17th April 2017

Summer 2017

Term 5 (28 days)
Term starts     Tuesday 18th April 2017
Term ends Friday 26th May 2017
May Holiday

Monday 29th May 2017 to Friday 2nd June 2017

Term 6 (35 days)
Term starts Monday 5th June 2017
Term ends

Friday 21st July 2017

* Inset Days - there are five Inset (or teacher training) days to be taken during the 2016/17 academic year. One of these, set by the local authority, will be the first day of Term 1 (Thursday 1st September 2016). The remaining four days must be taken within the 195 days given above.


1st, 2nd and 5th September 2016

19th and 20th December 2016

Bank Holidays 2016/2017

Boxing Day                             - Monday 26th Dec. 2016

Christmas Day (substitute) - Tuesday 27th Dec. 2016

New Year’s Day (substitute)                 - Monday 2nd Jan. 2017

Good Friday                           - Friday 14th Apr. 2017

Easter Monday                       - Monday 17th Apr. 2017

May Day Holiday                   - Monday 1st May 2017

Spring Bank Holiday             - Monday 29th May 2017

August Bank Holiday            - Monday 28th Aug. 2017