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Key Dates 2018/19

The dates below are particularly important for your year group.  Please note a number of these dates may change as the year progresses and there are a number of activities which will be added when opportunities occur.  Keep up-to-date with all sixth form and wider school information on the calendar notices around the sixth form centre and on the school website. All dates subject to changes.  For a printable version of these dates click here.

September 4th

Year 12 Induction Day 9.30am in School Hall

September 5th

Term 1 begins (Week A)

September 10th

Peter Vardy Conference (Morning only….no lessons)

Year 12 School Photographs

September 12th

Year 12 Parents’ Information Evening 7pm  (School Hall)

September 13th

Oxbridge Evening (students & parents) 7.00-8.00pm  (School Hall)

September 20th

Independent Learning Conference  (Yr12)     9.15am-12.30pm

September 21st

Skinners’ Day

September 21st

Silver DofE Expedition leaves at 4pm returns 24th September

September 24th 

Aric Sigman talk on alcohol abuse – 6pm in School Hall (Parents)

September 27th

Skinners’ Higher Education Fair – 5pm-8pm

October 4th

Open Evening 4-7.30pm

October 5th

Staff Training Day – no students

October 6th

CCF Weekend Exercise            Rugby v Judd

October 7th

CCF Weekend Exercise

October 11th

Year 13 Subject Review

October 12th

CCF Field Day (TBC)

October 16th

Open Morning

October 17th

Open Morning and last day of Term 1. Final UCAS deadline for Year 13

October 17th

Krakow Trip departs (Year 13)

October 18th – 28th 

Half - Term

October 29th

Term 2 begins

November 2nd

Year 13 progress reports to parents

November 7th 

Year 12 Licence to Kill – Maidstone. No morning lessons for Year 12

November 8th

Non-school uniform Day and Year 12 Subject Review

November 9th

Act of Remembrance

November 11th

Remembrance Day Assembly

November 13th & 14th 

EPQ Presentations – Year 13

November 19th

Staff inset afternoon

November 20th & 21st

EPQ Presentations – Year 13

November 22nd

Non-uniform day

November 23rd 

Year 12 Progress Reports to parents

November 27th

 First Year 13 Parents’ Evening from 5pm

St Cecilia’s Day concert in Thomson Theatre

 November 29th

Year 12 internal Drama performance

November 30th

Year 13 Biology conference

Year 13 History lecture day

December 1st  

Christmas Fair 11.00 am to 2 pm

December 13th

Year 12 Parents’ Evening

December 17th

Carol Concert

December 18th 

Last day of Term 2

January 2nd

Staff Training – no students

January 3rd 

Term 3 Starts

January 9th

Senior Drama production until 12th January

January 19th

Harvard Trip departs until 28th January

January 23rd

Non-school uniform day

February 1st 

Year 13 Progress Reports to Parents

Sixth Form Art Trip due back on 4th February

February 6th

History Lecture

February 7th

UCAS Evening at 7pm in Dining Hall

February 8th

Year 12 Progress Reports to Parents

February 9th & 10th

CCF Weekend Exercise

February 12th

A Level Music Recital 7.30 pm

February 15th 

Term 3 Ends

February 16th – 24th


February 25th 

Term 4 Begins

February 25th – 1st March

Year 13 Mock Examinations

February 27th

Staff inset afternoon

March 1st 

Sixth Form Drama Workshop

March 1st

Parents’ Association Quiz 7pm in Dining Hall

March 15th 

CCF Exercise

March 16th & 17th 

CCF Weekend Exercise

March 21st

Year 12 Drama Assessed Performance

March 22nd 

Year 13 Mock results to parents

March 28th

Second Year 13 Parents’ Evening

April 2nd

Senior Concert 7.30 pm in Thomson Theatre

April 5th 

Term 4 Ends – CCF depart on Dartmoor Training returning 12th April

April 6th – 22nd

Easter Holidays

April 23rd 

Term 5 Starts

May 2nd 

Non-school uniform day

May 15th

Year 13 Leavers’ Day 

May 16th

Year 13 Leavers’ Drinks

May 24th

Term 5 Ends

May 25th – June 2nd


June 3rd 

Term 6 Starts

June 3rd 

Year 12 Geography Field Trip until 7th June

June 24th – 28th

Year 12 examinations

June 24th – 28th

School activities week

July 2nd 

Open Morning

July 3rd  

Open Morning

July 4th

Non-uniform day

July 12th

Sports Day

July 13th

CCF annual Camp returning on 16th July

July 14th 

Senior Rugby Tour departs to Argentina returning on 29th July

July 17th


August 15th

A Level Results Day – 8am in the School Hall