Orchard School Events' List

Key: Green = Parents’ evenings, term dates, reports etc.  Red = GCSE and exams. Purple = general.  Blue = sport.

 

 

Please note that extra dates will be added to the calendar during the academic year. Updated calendars will be issued at the start of each term.

 

 

Last updated 13th January 2019 

Academic year 2018 - 2019

 

 

Term 2

January

15

Tuesday

Junior Inter-House Hockey & Football

17

Thursday

Charity Day – B.A.R.K.

18

Friday

Senior Inter-House Hockey & Football

21

Monday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE English Language Paper 1

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Mathematics Paper 1

Under 10 Football v. Burton Hathow – away

22

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Biology

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Geography Paper 1

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE PE Paper 1

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE RS

23

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE English Language Paper 2

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Mathematics Paper 2

Under 13 Football v. Westbourne – home

24

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Chemistry

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Geography Paper 2

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE PE Paper 2

25

Friday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE History

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE ICT

P.M. Years 10 & 11 mock GCSE German Reading

28

Monday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Mathematics Paper 3

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Geography Paper 3

Under 9 Football & Netball v. Wellow – away

29

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE English Literature Paper 1

A.M. Year 10 mock GCSE German Listening

P.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Music

30

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE English Literature Paper 2

P.M. Years 10 & 11 mock GCSE History

Under 9 Football & Under 11 Netball v. Burton Hathow & Westbourne – away

31

Thursday

All day - Year 11 mock GCSE Art exam

A.M. Year 10 mock GCSE English Language

P.M. Years 10 & 11 mock GCSE German Writing

 

 

February

1

Friday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Physics

P.M. Year 10 mock GCSE Sociology

4

Monday

A.M. Year 10 mock GCSE English Literature

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE German Listening (lesson 2)

6

Wednesday

GCSE Drama trip

Under 10 Football & Under 11 Netball v. Burton Hathow – home

7

Thursday

Under 15 Football v. Lincoln Minster – home

8

Friday

Under 16 Football & Netball v. Lincoln Minster – away

11

Monday

Under 12/13 Football & Netball v. Wellow – away

12

Tuesday

Under 14 Football v. Lincoln Minster – home

18

Monday

Start of half-term

22

Friday

End of half-term

26

Tuesday

Under 9 Football v. Westbourne – away

Under 9 Netball v. Westbourne – home

27

Wednesday

Under 10 Football v. Westbourne – home

Under 11 Netball v. Westbourne – away

28

Thursday

Years 7 & 8 Geography trip

 

 

March

5

Tuesday

Under 14 Football v. Westbourne

6

Wednesday

Under 10 Football v. Burton Hathow – home

Under 11 Netball v. Burton Hathow – home

7

Thursday

World Book Day

8

Friday

Under 12 Netball v. Westbourne – away

13

Wednesday

Under 13 Football v. Lincoln Minster – away

14

Thursday

Pi Day

15

Friday

Charity Day – Red Nose Day

Under 15 Football – away

Under 15 Netball – home

18

Monday

Year 11 reports to parents

Under 9 Football v. Lincoln Minster – home

Under 9 Netball v. Lincoln Minster – home

20

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 mock GCSE Technology

Year 11 Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

Under 10 Football v. Lincoln Minster – home

Under 11 Netball v. Lincoln Minster – away

Under 12 Netball v. Lincoln Minster – away

21

Thursday

Senior Inter-House Swimming Gala

25

Monday

Reports to parents – Years 1- 10

27

Wednesday

Parents’ Evening Years 1 – 10 & Year 9 Options’ Evening 5 -7 p.m.

Under 9 Netball v. Saint Hugh’s – away

Under 11 Netball v. Saint Hugh’s – away

28

Thursday

Fun Swim – Reception – Years 1/2

29

Friday

Musical and Drama Evening

 

 

April

1

Monday

Year 11 GCSE Art exam – all day

Under 9 Football v. Burton Hathow – home

2

Tuesday

Year 11 GCSE Art exam – all day

3

Wednesday

Year 11 mock GCSE Drama exam

Easter Buffet & Egg Decorating Competition

4

Thursday

Fun  Swim – Years 3 – 6

Easter Service 3 p.m.

5

Friday

End of term 15:45

 

Term 3

 

24

Wednesday

Start of term

30

Tuesday

Charity Day – Action Aid

 

 

May

2

Thursday

Year 9 trip

3

Friday

Senior Inter-House Rounders

6

Monday

Bank Holiday – May Day

7

Tuesday

** GCSE ICT Practical exam a.m. but whole day reserved if needed. **

Year 5/6 trip

10

Friday

A.M. Year 10 mock Statistics Paper 1

13

Monday

A.M.  GCSE ICT

P.M. Year 10 mock Statistics Paper 2

14

Tuesday

A.M.  GCSE French Listening & Reading

P.M.  GCSE Biology Paper 1

15

Wednesday

A.M.  GCSE PE Paper 1

P.M. GCSE English Literature Component 1

Year 3/4 Viking Day – Perlethorpe

16

Thursday

A.M.  GCSE Chemistry Paper 1

17

Friday

A.M.  GCSE French Writing

P.M.  GCSE Drama

P.M.  GCSE PE Paper 2

20

Monday

A.M. GCSE Religious Studies

Year 5/6 trip

21

Tuesday

A.M.  GCSE Mathematics Paper 1

P.M.  GCSE Geography Paper 1

Senior School exams

Year 5/6 trip

22

Wednesday

P.M.  GCSE Physics Paper 1

Senior School exams

Year 5/6 trip

23

Thursday

A.M.  GCSE English Literature Component 2

Senior School exams

24

Friday

P.M. GCSE Design & Technology

Senior School exams

27

Monday

Start of half-term

31

Friday

End of half-term

 

 

June

3

Monday

A.M. GCSE History Unit 1

Senior School exams continue

4

Tuesday

A.M.  GCSE English Language Component 1

P.M.  GCSE Music

Senior School exams

5

Wednesday

P.M.  GCSE Geography Paper 2

Senior School exams

6

Thursday

A.M.  GCSE Mathematics Paper 2

P.M.  GCSE History Unit 2

Senior School exams

7

Friday

A.M.  GCSE English Language Component 2

P.M.  GCSE Biology Paper 2

End of Senior School exams

10

Monday

Start of Junior School exams

11

Tuesday

A.M.  GCSE Mathematics Paper 3

P.M.  GCSE History Unit 3

Junior School exams

12

Wednesday

A.M.  GCSE Chemistry Paper 2

P.M.  GCSE German Listening & Reading

Junior School exams

13

Thursday

A.M.  GCSE Geography paper 3

P.M.  GCSE Statistics paper 1

Junior School exams

14

Friday

A.M.  GCSE Physics paper 2

Junior School exams

Final date of compulsory attendance for Year 11 but students welcome in school full-time until the end of term

17

Monday

A.M.   GCSE German – Writing

18

Tuesday

A.M.  GCSE Statistics paper 2

21

Friday

Sports Day

24

Monday

Reserve Sports Day

25

Tuesday

Junior/Intermediate Inter-House Rounders

26

Wednesday

Charity Day – child sponsorship

GCSE exams contingency day. All GCSE students must be available in case a GCSE exam is re-scheduled due to a local or national disruption to an examination.

27

Thursday

Year 11 Prom

Years 3/4 trip

Fun Swim – Reception & Years 1/2

28

Friday

Years 3/4 trip

 

 

July

1

Monday

Start of Year 10 Work Experience

Year 8 History trip

4

Thursday

Fun Swim – Years 3 - 6

Year 7 History trip

5

Friday

End of Year 10 Work Experience

8

Monday

Reports to parents

Summer Barbecue and New Intake Taster Day

10

Wednesday

Nursery Sports Day

Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

11

Thursday

Activity Day

Junior Swimming Gala

12

Friday

Activity Day

Spotlight

15

Monday

Activity Day

Ice-Skating Years 7 – 10

16

Tuesday

Activity Day

17

Wednesday

End of Term Review Show – 11 a.m.

End of term – 12 noon

 

 

August

22

Thursday

GCSE results 10 a.m. – 12 noon in school. 10:30 – 12 noon by telephone.

 

 

Term dates 2018 – 2019

  

Spring Term

 

Tuesday 8th January 2019 – Friday 5th April 2019 (15:45 finish)

 

Half-term:  Monday 18th February 2019 – Friday 22nd February 2019

 

Summer Term

 

Wednesday 24th April 2019 – Wednesday 17th July 2019 (noon finish)

 

Half-term:  Monday 27th May 2019 – Friday 31st May 2019

 

May Day: Monday 6th May 2019

 

Term dates 2019 – 2020

 

Autumn Term

 

Thursday 5th September 2019 – Friday 13th December 2019 (1 p.m. finish)

 

Half-term: Monday 21st October 2019 – Friday 25th October 2019

 

Spring Term

 

Tuesday 7th January 2020 – Wednesday 1st April 2020 (15:45 finish)

 

Half-term:  Monday 24th February 2020 – Friday 28th February 2020

 

Summer Term

 

Monday 20th April 2020 – Thursday 16th July 2020 (noon finish)

 

Half-term:  Monday 25th May 2020 – Friday 29th May 2020

 

May Day: Monday 4th May 2020