Term Dates & School Times


7:45 School opens

8:00 Dining room open to students and breakfast available

8:25 Latest time of arrival to be in class on time!

8:30-Registration & Tutor Time

8:50 Period 1

9:50 Period 2

10:50 Break

11:10 Period 3

12:10 Lunch

12:45 Period 4

13:45 Period 5

14:45 Academy day ends

16:30 Academy closes to students unless taking part in an organised activity


3rd September 2018 Staff Development Day

4th September 2018 Year 7 and Year 12 only – Start of Autumn Term

5th September 2018 All students start Autumn Term

18th October 2018 Last Day of Half Term & Physics Festival (early closure)

19th October 2018 Staff Development Day

20th October to 28th October 2018 Half Term Holiday

29th October All Students Return following Half Term Holiday

21st December 2018 Last Day of Autumn Term (early closure)

22nd December 2018 to 7th January 2019 Christmas Holiday

7th January 2019 Staff Development Day

8th January 2019 Start of Spring Term

16th February to 24th February 2019 Half Term Holiday

25th February 2019 All Students Return following Half Term Holiday

6th April to 23rd April 2019 Easter Holiday

22nd April 2019 Bank Holiday

23rd April 2019 Start of Summer Term

6th May 2019 Bank Holiday

25th May to 2nd June 2019 Half Term Holiday

3rd June 2019 All Students Return following Half Term Holiday

Monday following the Isle of Wight Festival – Date To be confirmed Staff Development Day

19th July 2019 Last Day of Summer Term (early closure)

20th July 2019 Summer Holidays Start


2nd September 2019

Start of Autumn Term

28th October to 1st November 2019

Half Term Holiday

20th December 2019

Last Day of Autumn Term

23rd December 2019 to 3rd January 2020

Christmas Holiday

6th January 2020

Start of Spring Term

17th February to 21st February 2020

Half Term Holiday

3rd April 2020

Last Day of Spring Term

6th April 2020 to 17th April 2020

Easter Holiday

20th April 2020

Start of Summer Term

25th May to 29th May 2020

Half Term Holiday

17th July 2020

Last Day of Summer Term