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 2023-2024

Autumn Term 2023

Staff Inset:  Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th September 2023

Term Begins: Thursday 7th  September 2023 (for Years 7, 10 and 12 ) and Friday 8th September 2023 (for Years 8, 9, 11 and 13)

Term Ends: Tuesday 19th December 2023

Half Term: Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October 2023

Spring Term 2024

Term Begins: Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Term Ends: Thursday 28th March 2024

Half Term: Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February 2024

Good Friday: 29th March 2024
Easter Monday: 1st April 2024

Summer Term 2024

Term Begins: Monday 15th April 2024

Term Ends: Friday 19th July 2024

Half Term: Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2024

May Bank Holiday: Monday 6th May 2024

Dates of the School Year 2024 – 2025

Autumn Term 2024 (Staff Insets and Start Dates TBC)

Staff Inset: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September 2024

Term Begins: Wednesday 4th September 2024

Term Ends: Friday 20th December 2024

Half Term Week: Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2024

Spring Term 2025 (Staff Inset TBC)

Staff Inset: Monday 6th January 2025

Term Begins: Tuesday 7th January 2025

Term Ends: Friday 4th April 2025

Half Term Week: Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2025

Summer Term 2025

Term Begins: Tuesday 22nd April 2025

Term Ends: Friday 18th July 2025

Good Friday: 18th April 2025
Easter Monday: 21st April 2025

Early May Bank Holiday: Monday 5th May 2025

Half Term Week: Monday 26th May – Friday 30th May 2025

The School Day 

The school day begins at 8.40 a.m. and finishes at 3.25 p.m. (except on Thursday & Friday when the day ends at 2.30pm.) This equates to 31 hours 55 minutes per week. 

There is a Movement Bell at 8.38 am.  This bell is the signal for all to move to the Assembly point/Tutor Group room as appropriate in time for a prompt 8.40 am start.

Breaks and lunchtimes are staggered, see below for timings by Year Groups: