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Academic Year

The Academic year is made up of three terms and six half terms:

 

 

Term 

Month 

Half Term Holidays

Key Dates in the Academic Year 

Autumn

September

  • New intake
  • Secondary School applications open

October

1 week
  • UCAS application opens

November

  • Mock GCSE exams

December

2 Weeks/Christmas
  • Mock A Level exams

Spring

January 

  • UCAS deadline
  • Provisional post-16 funding allocation
  • Timetabling begins for next academic year

February

1 week

March

  • RAISE validated data released
  • Sixth form PANDA report released
  • Level 3 VA data released
  • Year 6 Secondary school places confirmed
  • Year 8/9 option process

April

2 Weeks/Easter

Summer

May 

1 Week
  • GCSE and A Level exam season
  • Key Stage 1 & 2 SATs exams

June

  • GCSE and A level examination season
  • Y11 & Y13s leave after last exam
  • Year 10 Work Experience period

July

6 Weeks/Summer

End of summer term

  • Year 6 transition days

August

  • GCSE and A level result days
  • UCAS offers confirmed