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Term dates & KS3,4 5 overview

Calendar Term Dates 2023-2024

Term
Starts
Ends

One

4th September 2023(Year 7 & 12 only)

5th September 2023 (All Year Groups)

20th October 2023

Autumn Half Term 23rd October 2023 27th October 2023

Two

30th October 2023

15th December 2023

Christmas Holidays 18th December 2023 1st January 2024

Three

2nd January 2024

9th February 2024

Spring Half term 12th February 2024 16th February 2024

Four

19th February 2024

 28th March 2024

Easter Holidays 29th March 2024 12th April 2024

Five

15th April 2024

24th May 2024

Summer Half term 27th May 2024 31st May 2024

Six

3rd June 2024

19th July 2024

Summer Holidays 22nd July 2024 4th September 2024

 

Curriculum Enrichment Week

Monday 8th July—12th July 2024

 

Non Pupil Days

1st September 2023

9th October 2023

20th October 2023

6th May 2024 (Bank Holiday).

22nd July 2024

23rd July 2024

Click here to view term dates for 2024-2025

 

Timings of the School Day

08.40 Registration
08.50 - 09.05 Assembly / Form Period
09.05 - 10.05 Period 1
10.05 - 11.05 Period 2
11.05 - 11.30 Break
11.30 - 12.30 Period 3
12.30 - 13.30 Period 4
13.30 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 15.30 Period 5

School Reception opens at 8am and closes at 4pm, Monday to Friday, term time only.

This will amount to 40 hours in a typical week.

Key Dates for Year 7 2023-2024

w/c 11th September: Year 7 Team Building Event

11th - 15th September: PASS & CAT4 Assessments

18th - 22nd September: Progress Tests in Maths, English & Science

17th October: Year 7 Zoo Trip

4th December: Flu Immunisation

6th February: Year 7 Enterprise Day - postponed

29th February: World Book Day

16th May: Year 7 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

23rd May: Year 7 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

20th - 24th May: End of Year Exam week

w/c 3rd June: TSArT's Week

12th June: Swimming Gala 

17th - 21st June: Progress Tests in Maths, English & Science

1st - 5th July: PASS & CAT4 Assessments

4th July: PHSG 150th Birthday Celebration

w/c 8th July: Curriculum Enrichment Week 

16th July: Sports Day

Key Dates for Year 8 2023-2024

10th October: Year 8 Enterprise Day - CANCELLED (date to be rescheduled)

11th October Year 8 Awards Afternoon

7th November: Year 8 Science Trip

4th December: Flu Immunisation

29th February: World Book Day

21st March: Year 8 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

27th March: Year 8 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

20th - 24th May: End of Year Exam week

w/c 3rd June: TSArT's Week

12th June: Swimming Gala 

17th - 21st June: Progress Tests in Maths, English & Science

1st - 5th July: PASS & CAT4 Assessments

4th July: PHSG 150th Birthday Celebration

w/c 8th July: Curriculum Enrichment Week 

16th July: Sports Day

15th or 17th July: Year 8 Science Trip to Bristol (TBC)

Key Dates for Year 9 2023-2024

11th October: Year 9 Awards Afternoon

4th December: Flu Immunisation

18th January: Year 9 Options Evening (4.30pm - 6.15pm)

25th January: Year 9 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

1st February: Year 9 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

8th February: Year 9 Options Deadline

29th February: World Book Day

20th - 24th May: End of Year Exam Week

w/c 3rd June: TSArT's Week

12th June: Swimming Gala 

13th June: Year. 9 History Trip (TBC)

w/c 17th June: Year 9 Science Trip (TBC)

4th July: PHSG 150th Birthday Celebration

w/c 8th July: Curriculum Enrichment Week 

16th July: Sports Day

Key Dates for Year 10 2023-2024

w/c 18th September: Year 10 Art Trip (Day TBC)

27th September: Year 10 Expectations Evening (4.30pm - 5.30pm)- Rescheduled

18th October: Year 10 Awards Afternoon

18th October: Year 10 Expectations Evening (4.30pm - 5.30pm)

30th November: Theatre Trip

4th December: Flu Immunisation

30th January: Year 10 Art Eden Project Trip

29th February: World Book Day

22nd March: Year 10 History Trip (TBC)

18th April: Year 10 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

25th April: Year 10 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

2nd May: Year 10 Revision Evening (4pm - 5.30pm)

14th May: Year 10 Drama Practical Exam

w/c 3rd June: Year 10 Geography Field Trip (Day TBC)

w/c 3rd June: TSArT's Week

12th June: Swimming Gala 

14th June: End of Year Art Mocks

17th - 28th June: End of Year 10 Exams

4th July: PHSG 150th Birthday Celebration

w/c 8th July: Work Experience Week

16th July: Sports Day

Key Dates for Year 11 2023- 2024

14th September: Year 11 Theatre Trip

5th October: Year 11 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

12th October: Year 11 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

18th October: Year 11 Awards Afternoon

19th October: Year 11 Revision Evening (5pm-6pm)

9th November: Sixth Form Open Evening (4.30pm-6.30pm)

27th November - 8th December: Year 11 Mocks

30th November: Theatre trip (Y11 Exam Visit)

4th December: Flu Immunisation

2nd - 12th January: Year 11 Taster Lessons for KS5

16th January: Year 11 Interviews

23rd January: Year 11 Mock Results Event. Library 3.00pm

26th January: Year 11, Sixth Form Options deadline

2nd February: Year 11 Eden Project Trip

w/c 26th February: Year 11 into Year 12 interviews

29th February: World Book Day

25th & 26th April: GCSE Art exam

13th May: GCSE external exams begin

2nd July: Year 11 Prom

Dates TBC: Final Celebration Day 

Key Dates for Year 12 2023-2024

13th September: Expectations Evening (4.30pm-5.30pm)

28th September: KS5 Physics Trip

6th October: Subject Trial Period ends

13th October: KS5 Art trip 

16th October: HST Launch

3rd November: Year 12 Trip to London

10th November: HST Application Deadline

15th November: Year 12 Learning to Live Event

17th November: HST Interviews

30th November: Year 12 Theatre trip

27th February: KS5 Healthcare visit to London

29th February: World Book Day

29th February: Year 12 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

7th March: Year 12 Parents Evening, Second Evening (online by appointment)

w/c 11th March: Year 12 Geography Field Trip

13th & 14th March: UCAS Fair Year 12 

15th & 16th April: Year 12 Art Mocks

17th April - 1st May : Year 12 Mocks

13th May: Drama Practical Exam

w/c 3rd June: TSArT's Week

14th June 2023: Swimming Gala

25th -27th June: Year 12 Biology Trip (Day TBC)

4th July: PHSG 150th Birthday Celebration

w/c 8th July: Curriculum Enrichment Week 

16th July: Sports Day

Key Dates for Year 13 2023-2024

13th October: KS5 Art trip 

3rd November: Year 13 Trip to London

16th November: Year 13 Parents Evening, First Evening (online by appointment)

23rd November: Year 13 Parents Evening, Second evening (online by appointment)

3rd - 12th January: Year 13 Mocks

15th - 17th January: Year 13 Art Mocks

2nd February: Year 13 Eden Project Trip

6th February: Year 13 wellbeing event

27th February: KS5 Healthcare visit to London

29th February: World Book Day

2nd & 3rd May: Year 13 Art Exam

3rd June: A Level exams begin