Key Dates and Info for End of Winter Term/Start of Spring Term

The Academy will be making some adaptations to the school timetable for the final week of the Winter Term (16th-19th December) and the first week of the Spring Term (7th-10th January).

Children in Need Non-Uniform Day Timetable Change

On Thursday 19th December there will be a non-uniform day with proceeds going towards ‘Children in Need’. Students are to donate £1 per family.

Timings of the day:

  • Periods 1 & 2 will be lessons as normal
  • Break will be extended from 11.05- 11.30am
  • Period 3 will be in normal lessons 
  • 12.15pm finish for all students

Assemblies for Final Week of Term

Our final assembly schedule for the term has been confirmed and will go as follows:

Monday 16th December – Y11

Tuesday 17th December – Y10

Wednesday 18th December – Y9

Thursday 19th December – Y7&8

Students will be informed of the arrangements for assemblies in due time. Assemblies may run into Period 1 lessons, but only by a maximum of 10 minutes.

Food bank collection for the 17th December

Please go to our Facebook and Instagram posts for more information on the food banks. Items we will accept are:

Toiletries: deodorant, toilet paper, shower gel, shaving gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand wipes

Household items: laundry liquid detergent, laundry powder, washing up liquid

Feminine products: sanitary towels and tampons

Baby supplies: nappies, baby wipes and baby food – but NOT formula milk due to UNICEF regulations.

Preserves, e.g. jam

Tea and coffee

UHT milk

Fruit juice

Tinned meat and fish


Tinned fruit and vegetables (not peas or sweetcorn)

Pasta sauce


Sponge puddings


We will be accepting donations at Main Reception.

Beginning of term arrangements – Tuesday 7th January

Students will be in normal lessons.

Assemblies will take place the following week, commencing 13th January – details will be sent nearer the time.

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