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School Events Calendar 2023 - 24

This page lists all the important events taking place this academic year:

New dates will added throughout the school year.

Term 1

Tuesday 5th September 

Start of Term 1

Thursday 7th September 

Whole School Individual Photos (all day)
Tuesday 12th September

Open Evening 5.00pm - 7.30pm

School closes early 2.05pm

Wednesday 13th September 

Open Evening 5.00pm - 7.30pm

Tuesday 19th September 

Year 11 Key to Success Evening 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Wednesday 20th September

Year 11 Science Museum Trip

Wednesday 27th September 

Open Morning 9.15am - 11.00am

Thursday 28th September

Open Morning 9.15am - 11.00am

Thursday 28th September

Year 7 Tutor Consultation 4.00pm - 7.30pm

Thursday 5th October

Year 9 Bath Uni Trip

Thursday 12th October

Year 11 Mock Interview Day

Tuesday 17th October

IMAX Media Trip - Year 11

Tuesday 17th October

Autumn Concert at APS Year 7 - Year 11

Thursday 19th October 

English Trip Mary Shelly's House of Frankenstein - Year 8

Friday 20th October

English Trip Mary Shelly's House of Frankenstein - Year 8

Friday 20th October 

End of Term 1

Term 2

Monday 30th October 

Start of Term 2

Monday 6th to Friday 10th November

Literature Festival

Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th November

Whole School Flu Immunisations

Thursday 9th November 

GCSE Drama Trip at Bristol Old Vic Theatre (Year 10 & 11)

Wednesday 15th November

Children in Need

Thursday 16th November 


Thursday 16 to Monday 27th November

Year 11 Mock (1) Exams

Friday 17th November 


Thursday 23rd November 

Year 7 trip to 'A Christmas Carol' at the Arts Centre, Swindon 

Friday 24th November

English Trip Mary Shelly's House of Frankenstein - Year 8 (Re-arranged from 20/10/23)

Wednesday 29th November 

Year 10 Subject Consultation Evening 4.00pm - 7.30pm to include Intro to GCSE

Wednesday 6th December 

Year 10 Photography trip, Bristol

Tuesday 12th December

Year 9 Hansel and Gretel Trip, London

Wednesday 13th December

Year 8 Humanities Trip to the Steam, Swindon

Thursday 14th December 

Year 7 Oliver Twist, Tabacco Theatre Trip, Bristol

Monday 18th December

Christmas Concert at Blunsdon (timing to be confirmed)

Tuesday 19th December 

Year 11 Subject Consultation Evening 4.00pm - 7.30pm
Wednesday 20th December 

End of Term 2

School closes at 12.30pm

Term 3

Wednesday 3rd January

Start of Term 3

Tuesday 23rd January

Year 9 Options and Subject Consultation Evening 4.00pm - 7.30pm

Wednesday 31st January

Year 10 Harry Potter Studios, Watford

Wednesday 31st January

Year 7 Subject Consultation Evening 4.00pm - 7.30pm

Friday 9th February

End of Term 3

Term 4

Monday 19th February


Tuesday 20th February

Start of Term 4

Thursday 22nd February

Year 8 Subject Consultation Evening 4.00pm 0 7.30pm

Monday 26th February - Wednesday 6th March

Year 11 Mock (2) Exams

Monday 25th March

Year 11 Group Photo (P1)

Thursday 28th March

End of Term 4

Term 5

Monday 15th April

Start of Term 5

Monday 29th April to Wednesday 1st May

PGL Maths KS3 Outdoor Activity Course at PGL Osmington Bay, Dorset

Monday 6th May

May Bank Holiday

Thursday 9th May to Wednesday 26th June

Start of GCSE Summer 2024 Examination

Friday 24th May

End Of Term 5

Term 6

Monday 3rd June


Tuesday 4th June

Start of Term 6

Thursday 20th June to Saturday 22nd June

Year 9 Battlefields Trip

Friday 5th July

Year 11 Prom

Tuesday 9th July to Thursday 11th July

Year 10 Madrid Trip

Thursday 18th July

End of Term 6 

Early finish 12.30pm