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All students must be in school on time every day. Gates open at 8.15am It is the parent’s /carer’s responsibility to ensure their child arrives punctually to school.

Year Group Entrance Gates

Each year group has a specific entrance gate, it is important that students enter through their allocated gate for their year group as listed below:

  • Year 7 – Gate A, Wake Green Road
  • Year 8 – Gate A, Wake Green Road
  • Year 9 – Gate C, College Road
  • Year 10 – Gate A, Wake Green Road
  • Year 11 – Gate C, College Road
  • Year 12 – Gate C, College Road
  • Year 13 – Gate C, College Road

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2021

Autumn Term 1

WC Monday 6th September 

Year 7 Curriculum Evening – Thursday 16th September

Open event – Information here

Sixth Form Progress Evening – Thursday 21st October

Half Term

Monday 25th October – Friday 29th October

Autumn Term 2

 Monday 1st November – Friday 17th December

 Sixth Form Open Evening – (Virtual)

Year 11 PPE Review/Progress Evening – Thursday 9th December

Teacher Training Day Friday 3rd December 2021

 Christmas Holidays

School Closing for Holidays – 12 noon – Friday 17th December

Monday 20th December – Monday 3rd January

Spring Term 2022

Teacher Training Day Tuesday 4th January

Spring Term 1

Wednesday 5th January – Friday 18th February

Thursday 13th January – Years 7 – 10 Progress Evening, School Closing at 12 noon* 

Wednesday 2nd February – Staff Training (South Area Network) – School Closing at 12 noon*

 Half Term

Monday 21st February – Friday 25th February

Spring Term 2

 Monday 28th February – Friday 8th April

Year 8 Pathways Evening – Thursday 24th  March 

Sixth Form Progress Evening – Thursday 31st March

Year 11 PPE Review Progress Evening – Thursday 7th April

School Closing for Holidays – 12 noon – Friday 8th April

 Easter Break

Monday 11th April – Friday 22nd April

Summer Term 2022

Summer Term 1

Monday 25th April – Friday 27th May

Half Term

Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June

Summer Term 2

 Monday 6th June – Thursday 21st July

 Teacher Training Day Friday 8th July

Training Days

(School is closed to all students)

Thursday 2nd September

Friday 3rd September 

 Friday 3rd December 

Tuesday 4th January

*Thursday 13th January – School Closing at 12 noon  

*Wednesday 2nd February  – School Closing at 12 noon.

Friday 8th July


If a child is too ill to attend school, parents/carers must phone 0121 566 6444 before 8.45am or the child will be marked as absent without authorisation.


Any students arriving late to school need to enter through the Wake Green Road entrance (Gate A), will be marked late for school and given a 30 minute detention (see below)

End of the School day.

Students must leave the school site promptly at the end of the day unless they are taking part in a supervised activity, you will be advised of a finish time. A full list of extra-curricular activities is on our website here: School clubs.


Students coming to school by bike should secure their bike in the appropriate location and have a good awareness of road safety. Please ensure that if you drive your child to school, you respect the road markings and park in a way which shows consideration for our neighbours and other road users.


Detentions of 30 minutes or 60 minutes are issued daily and parents/carers will be informed by text message if their child has a detention.

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