School Day & Term Dates

Please note, the term dates set by the school may differ to those set by Cumbria County Council.

Dates of the School Year 2016-2017

Autumn Term 2016

Term Begins: Monday 5th September 2016

Term Ends: Friday 16th December 2016

Half Term: Monday 24th October-Friday 28th October 2016

Spring Term 2017

Term Begins: Thursday 5th January 2017

Term Ends: Friday 7th April 2017

Half Term: Monday 20th February-Friday 24th February 2017

Summer Term 2017

Term Begins: Monday 24th April 2017

Term Ends: Thursday 20th July 2017

Half Term: Monday 29th May-Friday 2nd June 2017

Early May Bank Holiday: Monday 1st May 2017

Dates of the School Year 2017-2018

Autumn Term 2017

Staff Inset: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September

Term Begins: Wednesday 6th September

Term Ends: Tuesday 19th December

Half Term: Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October

Spring Term 2018

Staff Inset: Wednesday 3rd January

Term Begins: Thursday 4th January

Term Ends: Thursday 29th March

Half Term: Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February

Summer Term 2018

Term Begins: Monday 16th April

Term Ends: Friday 20th July

Half Term: Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June

May Bank Holiday: Monday 7th May

The School Day

The school day begins at 8.45 a.m. and finishes at 3.00 p.m.  (There is a first bell at 8.40 am.  This bell is the signal for all to move to the Assembly point/Tutor Group room as appropriate in time for a prompt 8.45 am start.)  The lunch break lasts from 12.15 – 1.00 p.m. The day is divided into 5 periods, each of which is 60 minutes in length.


Registration 08:45-09:00
Period 1 09:00-10:00
Period 2 10:00-11:00
Break 11:00-11:15
Period 3 11:15-12:15
Lunch 12:15-13:00
Period 4 13:00-14:00
Period 5 14:00-15:00

There are also extra activities which can be done before school, at break, lunch or after school.