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 2017-2018

Autumn Term 2017

Staff Inset: Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th September 2017

Term Begins: Wednesday 6th September 2017

Term Ends: Tuesday 19th December 2017

Half Term: Monday 23rd October-Friday 27th October 2017

Spring Term 2018

Staff Inset Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Term Begins: Thursday 4th January 2018

Term Ends: Thursday 29th March 2018

Half Term: Monday 12th February-Friday 16th February 2018

Summer Term 2018

Term Begins: Monday 16th April 2018

Term Ends: Friday 20th July 2018

Half Term: Monday 28th May-Friday 1st June 2018

Early May Bank Holiday: Monday 7th May 2018

Dates of the School Year 2018-2019

Autumn Term 2018

Staff Inset: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th September 2018

Term Begins: Wednesday 5th September 2018

Term Ends: Thursday 20th December 2018

Staff Inset: Friday 21st December 2018

Half Term: Monday 22nd October – Friday 26th October 2018

Spring Term 2019

Term Begins: Monday 7th January 2019

Term Ends: Friday 29th March 2019

Half Term: Monday 18th February – Friday 22nd February 2019

Summer Term 2019

Good Friday: Friday 19th April 2019

Easter Monday: Monday 22nd April 2019

Term Begins: Monday 15th April 2019

Term Ends: Friday 19th July 2019

Half Term: Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2019

May Bank Holiday: Monday 6th May 2019 

Dates of the School Year 2019/20

Autumn Term 2019

Staff Inset: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Term Begins: Wednesday 4th September 2019

Term Ends: Friday 20th December 2019

Half Term: Monday 21st October – Friday 25th October 2019

Spring Term 2020

Staff Inset: Monday 6th January 2020

Term Begins: Tuesday 7th January 2020

Term Ends: Friday 27th March 2020

Half Term: Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020

Summer Term 2020

Good Friday: Friday 10th April 2020

Easter Monday Monday 13th April 2020

Term Begins: Tuesday 14th April 2020

Term Ends: Friday 17th July 2020

Half Term: Monday 25th May – Friday 29th May 2020

May Bank Holiday: Monday 4th May 2020



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.