Information for Parents


Term Dates


Click here to view the 2018/19 school calendar

Inset days are as follows:-

Monday 3rd September 2018

Friday 12th October 2018

22nd, 23rd, 24th July 2019


Autumn Half Term 1
  • Term starts Monday 3rd September 2018 until Friday 26th October 2018
  • Half term holiday Monday 29th October 2018 until Friday 2nd November 2018 inclusive
Autumn Half Term 2
  • Term starts Monday 5th November 2018 until Friday 21st December 2018
  • Christmas holiday Monday 24th December 2018 until Friday 4th January 2019 inclusive
Spring Half Term 1
  • Term starts Monday 7th January 2019 until Friday 15th February 2019
  • Half term holiday Monday 18th February 2019 until Friday 22nd February 2019 inclusive
Spring Half Term 2
  • Term starts Monday 25th February 2019 until Friday 29th March 2019
  • Easter holiday Monday 1st April 2019 until Friday 12th April 2019 inclusive
Summer Half Term 1
  • Term starts Monday 15th April 2019 until Friday 24th May 2019
  • Spring Bank holiday Monday 27th May 2019 until Friday 31st May 2019 inclusive
Summer Half term 2
  • Term starts Monday 3rd June 2019 until Friday 19th July 2019

Timings of the school day

  • Form Period 8.40am – 9.00am
  • Period 1: 9.00am – 10am
  • Period 2: 10am – 11am
  • Break: 11am – 11.20am
  • Period 3: 11.20am – 12.15pm
  • Period 4: 12.15pm – 1.10pm
  • Lunch: 1.10pm – 2pm
  • Period 5: 2pm – 3pm

Parent Calendar

Parents’ Evening

Year 11 – 31st January 2019
Year 10 – 28th March 2019
Year 9 Pathways Evening – 7th February 2019
Year 8 – 7th March 2019
Year 7 – 18th April 2019

Headteacher’s Surgery; 9am – 11am and 3pm – 5pm


Celebration Assemblies

Y11 –
Y10 – 18th July
Y9 – 17th July
Y8 – 16th July
Y7 – 12th July

KS4 Revising for Success Evening


Parents’ Forum (6pm – 7:30pm)

11th September 2018
13th November 2018
15th January 2019
5th March 2019
23rd April 2019
11th June 2019

Year 6 induction – Support For Learning


Year 6 Open Day and Evening

27th September 2018

Year 6 Uniform sizing

23rd May 2018 (3pm  – 6pm)

Year 6 Induction Day and Evening

24th June 2019

SEND surgeries

8th October 2018

10th December 2018

4th February 2019

11th March 2019

20th Mary 2019

8th July 2019

Year 11 prom


Non-uniform days


Year 10 Work Experience

1st July 2019 – 5th July 2019

Activities Day

4th July 2019

Ecco Magazine


Whole school production (starts at 7pm)

14th March 2019

15th March 2019



Summer concert

11th July 2019

KS3 Sponsored Walk


Weekly Bulletin

Click here to view the Student / Parent weekly bulletin and see what is taking place this week

Payments for Educational Visits and School Meals

  • Go to and enter your username and password supplied by the school.  If you do not have these details please contact our Finance Office and we will be happy to forward the details you require to pay online.
  • Once you have logged on, you will be taken directly to your child’s individual account.  You will be able to credit their meal account with a minimum payment of £25, pay for educational visits, view your account balance as well as purchases made.
  • Please note we have set a minimum top up value of £25 based on the average spend of students of £5 per day.

All payments will be made directly to:
Eden Food Services

Your bank statement will display “Eden Food Services”

Holiday Provision

Support for your child's learning

Revision Hub

Don’t get over whelmed with controlled assessment and revision. By planning your time effectively over the academic year, combining coursework deadlines with a revision programme, this will help you to feel in control and happier in school.

It’s a difficult balancing act but with the help of the links below to support you with planning and preparing for both it should be a lot easier!

Below you will find revision tips, a revision planner and revision materials all available on this site so get prepared and be in control.

Click here to access our Revision Hub

Please contact the school if you would like a paper copy of any information on our website.