School calendar

See below for school events.  Please use the menu on the left to see the school day times,  holidays and visits.

Key

DAY TIME EVENTS / TRIPS / VISITS EVENING EVENTS EXAMS / TESTS / CONTROLLED ASSESSMENTS

Staff Training Days: Thursday 30th and Friday 31st August 2018

September 2018

WEEK A
Mon 3
All students return to school
Tues 4 Whole school student photographs
6pm: Full Governing Body Meeting
WEEK B Mon 10 Year 7 Roald Dahl Week
Tues 11 Year 6 Coffee Morning
Wed 12 Year 8 HPV 1 Vaccinations
Thurs 13 Year 6 Coffee Morning
Year 10 World Challenge Assembly
Period 3 – World Challenge launch meeting for Year 12
9.15am – Children’s Society Coffee Morning
WEEK A
Mon 17
Year 6 Coffee Morning
Sixth Form Welcome Evening for Year 12 tutors, parents and students
Tues 18 6pm: Governors’ Strategy Group
7.30pm: Jack Petchey Awards’ Evening at Foakes Hall
Wed 19 Year 6 Coffee Morning
PE Colours’ Evening
Thurs 20 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Year 12 & 13 AIM Apprenticeship Assembly
6pm – World Challenge Parents’ Meeting
WEEK B
Mon 24
 
Tues 25 Sixth Form Football Academy Launch Evening and Taster Session
Wed 26 Year 9 DofE Assembly
Year 10 Parents’ Intervention Evening (invites only)
Thurs 27 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Year 12 National Careers Service virtual lesson – Post 18 options
Sat 29 OPEN MORNING

October 2018

WEEK A
Mon 1
Year 11 Business VCERT Unit 2 Exam
Tues 2 Year 6 Coffee Morning
Thurs 4 Year 6 Coffee Morning
9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Year 13 Group 1 VC Skills AIM Apprenticeship – LZ
WEEK B
Mon 8
Year 6 Coffee Morning
Tues 9 6pm: Governors’ Standards & Education Meeting
Wed 10 Year 6 Coffee Morning
Uttlesford Careers Fair – Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
Thur 11 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Year 12 & 13 Settling In Evening
Fri 12 Year 6 Coffee Morning
WEEK A
Mon 15
Year 10 Assessment Point 1 – all subjects until 19th
Tues 16 Year 6 Coffee Morning
Wed 17 Year 9 Settling In Evening
Thurs 18 Year 6 Coffee Morning
9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Fri 19 Lunchtime Music Concert

Half Term Holiday:  Saturday 20 October to Sunday 4 November 2018 inclusive

November 2018

WEEK B
Mon 5
Year 11 Mock Exams until 23rd
3.30pm – 6.30pm – Year 13 Comp 1 – Tech
Tues 6 Commemoration of the end of World War I in the Learning Zone
6pm: Governors’ Training
6pm: Year 13 Comp 1 Final performance – D04
6pm: DofE Parents’ Information Evening – Main Hall
Wed 7 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
Thurs 8 Year 7 Settling In Evening
Fri 9 School’s UCAS deadline date
WEEK A
Mon 12
Year 11 Mock Exams until 23rd
Tues 13 Sixth Form Open Evening
Thurs 15 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
WEEK B
Mon 19
Year 11 Mock Exams until 23rd
Year 9 Assessment Point 1 – all subjects until 23rd
Tues 20 6pm: Governors’ Audit Meeting
Thurs 22 9.15am – Children’s Society Parenting course
WEEK A
Mon 26
Year 8 Assessment Point 1 – all subjects until 30th
Year 11 MFL Orals – all week
Tues 27 6pm: Governors’ Resources and Staffing Meeting
Wed 28 Year 12 Parents’ Evening

December 2018

WEEK B
Mon 3
Tues 4 7pm: Presentation of Certificates Evening
Thurs 6 Christmas Music Concert
WEEK A
Mon 10
Tues 11 6pm: Full Governing Body Meeting
Fri 14 Sixth Form application deadline 2019 entry
WEEK B
Mon 17
Year 7 Carol Service at Dunmow St Mary’s Church
Tues 18 5pm: Year 11 Comp 1 Final Performance
Wed 19 Early school closure at 12.45pm

Christmas Holiday:  Thursday 20 December 2018 to Thursday 3 January 2019
Staff Training Day: Friday 4 January 2019

January 2019

WEEK A
Mon 7
3.30pm – 6.30pm: Lower School Drama Club Production – Tech
Tues 8 6pm: Governors’ Annual General Meeting
6pm: Lower School Drama Club Production Performance
Wed 9 Year 11 Parents’ Evening
WEEK B
Mon 14
Year 7 Assessment Point 1 – all subjects until 18th
Tues 15 UCAS deadline
6pm: Governors’ Strategy Meeting
WEEK A
Mon 21
Year 13 Study Leave until 25th – Mock Exams
Year 13 A2 Mock Exams until 25th
Year 10 Assessment Point 2 tests – all subjects until 25th
Sixth Form Guidance Discussions
Tues 22 Year 8 Parents’ Evening (Lukin)
WEEK B
Mon 28
Year 11 Mock Exams – all subjects until 16th
Tues 29 6pm: Governors’ Training
Thurs 31 Year 8 Parents’ Evening (Wells)

February 2019

WEEK A
Mon 4
Year 11 Mock Exams – all subjects until 16th
Year 8 Assessment Point 2 – all subjects until 8th
Year 11 VCERT Performance Skills ‘Prepare and Perform (Externally assessed exam) until 28th April
Tues 5 3.30pm: Year 11 & 13 Media and Drama coursework clinic
WEEK B
Mon 11
Year 11 Mock Exams – all subjects until 16th
Tues 12 3.30pm: Year 11 & 13 Media and Drama coursework clinic
6pm: Governors’ Standards & Education Meeting
 Fri 15 Spring term Lunchtime Music Concert

Half Term Holiday: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 24 February 2019 inclusive

February 2019

WEEK A
Mon 25
Tues 26 Year 9 Boys’ DTP & Meningitis ACWY Vaccinations
3.30pm: Year 11 & 13 Media and Drama coursework clinic
6pm: Governors’ Audit

March 2019

Fri 1 World Book Day and Year 8 Harry Potter Event in the Learning Zone
WEEK B
Mon 4
National Careers Week Assembly
Tues 5 National Careers Week Assembly
Choreographic dress/tech rehearsal
Wed 6 Year 9 Girls DTP & Meningitis ACWY Vaccinations
Choreographic Competition
Thurs 7 National Careers Week Assembly
Choreographic Competition
Fri 8 National Careers Week Assembly
Science Week (from 8th to 17th)
Choreographic Showcase
WEEK A 
Mon 11
Year 9 Assessment Point 2 – all subjects until 15th
Tues 12 6pm: Governors’ Resources & Staffing
Spring Music Concert
Wed 13 National Careers Week Assembly
Revision Fair – Year 11 Parents
Fri 15 Year 11 Dance Exam
WEEK B
Mon 18
Year 10 end of year exams – all subjects until 5th
3.30pm-6.30pm: Year 13 Comp 2 – Tech
Tues 19 6pm: Year 13 Comp 2 – Final Performance
6pm: DofE Parents’ Information Evening – Main Hall
Wed 20 Year 13 Parents’ Evening
Thurs 21 Year 8 Options Assembly
Fri 22 Year 11 Dance Exam
3.30pm-6.30pm: School Production Auditions
WEEK A
Mon 25
Year 10 end of year exams – all subjects until 5th
3.30pm-6.30pm: Year 11 Comp 2 – Tech
Tues 26 6pm: Year 8 Options Evening
6pm: Full Governing Body Meeting
Fri 29 3.30-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal (read through)

April 2019

WEEK B
Mon 1
 Year 10 End of Year Exams – all subjects until 5th
Thurs 4 Year 11 Parents’ Intervention Evening
Fri 5   3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 2 (Unit 1)

Easter Holiday: Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019 inclusive
6 April to 14 April 2018 – Ski tip to New Hampshire and New York

April 2019

WEEK A
Mon 22
BANK HOLIDAY
Tues 23 Year 7 Assessment Point 2 Tests – all subjects until 26th
6pm: Governors’ Strategy Group
Fri 26 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 3 (Unit 2)
WEEK B
Mon 29
Year 8 Girls HPV2 Vaccinations

May 2019

Fri 3 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 4 (Unit 3)
Sat 4 Year 11 English Pre-Exam Session
WEEK A
Mon 6
BANK HOLIDAY
Tues 7 MFL GCSE Orals until 10th
6pm: Governors’ Training

Wed 8 Year 10 Parents’ Evening
Fri 10 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 5 (Unit 4)
WEEK B
Mon 13
External Exam season begins
Tues 14 6pm: Governors’ Standards and Education Meeting
Fri 17 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 65 (Unit 1)
Sat 18 9am-12noon: Year 11 GCSE English Pre-Exam Session
WEEK A
Mon 20
Thurs  23 Year 9 Parents’ Evening
Fri 24 Lunchtime Music Concert
3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 7 (Unit 2)

Half Term Holiday:  Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June 2019 inclusive

June 2019

WEEK B Mon 3 Year 8 testing (English/Maths & Science  and Options baseline testing – all week
Tues 4 6pm: Governors’ Audit Meeting
Fri 7 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 9 (Unit 4)
WEEK A Mon 10 Year 12 Study leave until 11th – Mock Exams
Wed 12 Year 7 Parents’ Evening (Lukin)
Thurs 13 Year 10 Occupational Talks – Periods 1 & 2
Fri 14 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 10 (Act 1)
WEEK B
Mon 17
Year 9 end of year exams (all subjects) – until 28th
Year 10 Geography data collection – Dunmow High Street
Yr 8 to 10 MFL trip to Paris until 18th
Tues 18 6pm: Governors’ Resources and Staffing Meeting
Wed 19 Year 6 Transition Evening
Thur 20 Last GCSE Exam
Year 7 Parents’ Evening (Wells)
Fri 21 3.30pm-5.00pm: School Production Rehearsal 11 (Act 2)
Sat 22 10am-4pm: School Production – Techies in
Sun 23 10am – 4pm: Tech rehearsal
WEEK A
Mon 24
3.30pm-6.00pm: School Production Dress Rehearsal
Tues 25 2pm: School Production to Year 6
Last GCE Exam

6pm: Governors’ Resources (budget)Meeting  if required
Thurs 27 Year 6 Induction Day
7pm: School Production
Fri 28 Year 6 Induction Day
7pm: School Production

July 2019

WEEK B
Mon 1
Year 10 Drama Comp 1 – Tech
Year 12 end of year exams – all subjects until 12th
Tues 2 5pm: Year 10 Comp 1 – Final performance
6pm: Full Governing Body Meeting
Wed 3 Year 10 Parents’ Intervention Evening
Thurs 4 Year 5 Taster Day
Year 11 Prom
Fri 5 Year 5 Taster Day
WEEK A
Mon 8
Year 12 end of year exams – all subjects until 12th
Tues 9 Sixth Form Football Academy Induction
Year 7 Awards’ Evening
Wed 10 Summer Music Concert
Thurs 12 Year 8 Awards’ Evenin
WEEK B
Mon 15
SPORTS DAY
Tues 16 Year 9 Awards’ Evening
Wed 17 Year 10 Awards’ Evening
Thurs 18 Sixth Form Induction Day
WEEK A
Mon 22
Tues 23 REWARDS TRIPS
Wed 24 Early School Closure: 12.45pm

Summer holiday begins: Thursday 25 July 2019

NOTES

A LEVEL RESULTS:           Thursday 15th August 2019
GCSE RESULTS :               Thursday 22nd August 2019