Calendar 2017-2018 for Parents


AUTUMN TERM 2017

 

 

AUGUST

Th

17

A2/AS Results

Th

24

GCSE Results

Tu-Su

22-27

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Expedition

F

25

Induction - Year 8 only

9.00-12.30

No buses

M

28

BANK HOLIDAY

School closed

Tu

29

Induction - Year 14 only

9.00-12.30

No buses

W

30

Induction - Year 13 only 9.00-12.30

No buses

Th

31

Years 8-13 in school

9.00-12.30

Buses at 12.35

SEPTEMBER

F

1

Normal timetabled classes

All pupils in school

Tu

5

Pupil Photographs

Years 8, 11, 13

Th

7

UUJ Open Day Year 14

F

8

LLW Y8 Your School Your Business

9.00-12.40

F

8

QUB Open Day Year 14

Th

14

HPV Years 9-10 Girls Vaccinations

F

15

Geography GCSE Fieldwork  for Year 12 (am)

Tu

19

Year 13 Parents Information Evening

TBC

W

20

Year 8 Pastoral Evening

7.00

W

27

Exceptional Closure Day

Pupils do not attend

W

27

Year 12 Parental Consultations

1.00-3.30

F

29

Achievement Assembly

F

29

Geography A2 Fieldwork for Year 14 (pm)

F

29

Open Day (Prep Department)

2.00-4.00

Sa

30

Sullivan Champions Fundraiser

7.00

OCTOBER

M

2

Geography AS Fieldwork for Year 13 (am)

M-F

2-6

Scholastic Book Fair in School Library

W

4

Geography AS Fieldwork for Year 13 (am)

W

18

Year 14 Parental Consultation

7.00-9.30

Th-W

19-25

Exchange Visit to Madrid

F

20

Year 8 Study Skills

Sa

21

AQE Familiarisation Day

10.00-11.00

Tu

24

House Music Rehearsal

W

25

House Music Competition

F

27

Prize Day – 2.00 pm

Buses at 12.10

M-F

30-3 Nov

HALF TERM HOLIDAYS

School closed

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Th

2

BMAT Exam

9.00-12.00

Tu

7

Senior Maths Challenge

Tu

7

Kids’ Lit Quiz (pm)

W-Th

8-9

Year 8 Parental Consultation with Form Teachers

from 1.30 pm

Sa

11

1st AQE Assessment

10.00-11.00

Tu

14

Year 14 Practice Interview Skills Day

Tu

14

Year 14 Interview Skills

Practice Interviews

9.00-12.40

From 6.00

Sa

25

2nd AQE Assessment

10.00-11.00

M

27

School Examinations begin for Years 8-14

DECEMBER

F

1

School Examinations finish for Years 8-14

S

2

3rd AQE Assessment

10.00-11.00

M-F

4-8

Year 13 Work Shadowing Week

Th

7

Year 14 Formal

Fri

8

Year 10 Learn to Earn

Tu

19

Carol Service in Holywood Parish Church

7.30

Th

21

Carol Concert in School Hall for pupils in

Years 8-10 and Year 14.

Finish at 11.00 for Years 11, 12 & 13.

Finish at 12.00 for Years 8-10 & Year 14.

Autumn Term Ends

Buses at 12.05

F-W

22-3 Jan

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

School closed

 

SPRING TERM 2018

 

JANUARY

Th

4

Exceptional Closure Day

Pupils do not attend

Th

4

Year 10 Parental Consultations

1.00-3.30

F

5

Exceptional Closure day

Pupils do not attend

F

5

Year 11 Parental Consultations

1.00-3.30

M

8

Spring Term starts

All pupils to attend

M

8

GCSE Maths Examination

Tu

9

Year 8 Health Appraisal

F

12

Year 11 Digital Masterclass

9.30-11.10

Billy Dixon

11.35-12.35

F

19

Early closure at 12.40 – preparation for Open morning

Buses at 12.45

Sa

20

Open Morning

9.30-12.30

Tu-Th

23-25

Year 10 Subject Choice Interviews

1.00-3.30

Tu

30

Years 11-12 Boosters Vaccinations

Tu

30

Year 13 Parental Consultations

7.00-9.30

FEBRUARY

Th

1

Intermediate Maths Challenge

Tu

6

Junior Drama Matinee Performance

TBC

Tu-W

6-7

Junior Drama Performance

7.00-9.30

M-F

12-16

HALF TERM HOLIDAYS

School Closed

M

19

Exceptional Closure day

Pupils do not attend

M

19

Year 8 Parental Consultation

1.00-3.30

M-Tu

19-20

GCSE Music London Trip

Tu

20

Year 12 Subject Choice Interviews

1.00-3.30

Th-F

22-23

Year 12 Subject Choice Interviews

Fr

23

House Speaking

MARCH

Tu

6

Year 9 Parental Consultation from 1.30 pm

Early Closure 12.30

Tu-Tu

13-20

Madrid Pupils Visit Sullivan

W

14

HPV Vaccinations Year 9 & 10 Girls

Fr

16

Traditional Group at Down Cathedral for St Patricks Day

W

21

Spring Concert in Ulster Hall

7.30

F

23

End of Spring Term

Sa-Sa

24-31

Ski Trip – New Hampshire (Provisional)

M-F

26-

6 Apr

EASTER HOLIDAYS

School closed

 

SUMMER TERM 2018

APRIL

M

9

Summer Term starts

Th-Sa

12-14

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Silver Practice Expedition

M

23

Presentation of House Shield

Th

26

Junior Maths Challenge

F-Sa

27-28

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bronze Practice Expedition

 

MAY

Sa-Su

5-6

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bronze Expedition

M

7

BANK HOLIDAY

School closed

M

14

School examinations begin Years 8-11

W

23

School examinations finish Years 8-11

Th

24

Year 11 GCSE Maths (am) (provisional)

M

28

Exceptional Closure Day

Pupils do not attend

JUNE

M

4

Year 9 Quick Start

M-F

4-8

New Year 8 Interviews

Th

7

Year 11 GCSE Maths (provisional)

M

11

Sports Day (provisional)

M-F

11-15

Prep P7 Residential

Th

14

GCSE Geography Fieldwork for Year 11 (am)

Th-Sa

14-16

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Silver Expedition

F

15

GCSE Geography Fieldwork for Year 11 (am)

F

22

Year 9 Explore Enterprise

9.00-12.30

M

25

Year 8 Induction Evening

7.30

Tu-F

26-29

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Practice Expedition

W

27

Prep Prize Day

2.00-3.00

Th

28

Prep P7 Leavers

2.00-3.00

F

29

End of Summer Term Finish 12.00 noon

Buses at 12.05