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 20th September 2019

 

Academic year 2019 - 2020

 

 

Term 1

September 2019

20

Friday

Lessons 5 & 6 – Year 7 CAT4 testing ICT Suite

23

Monday

Lesson 1 – Year 7 CAT4 testing ICT Suite

24

Tuesday

Under 9 Rugby v. Westbourne & Burton Hathow – home

25

Wednesday

Under 13 Hockey v. Westbourne – away

Under 13 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster - home

26

Thursday

Under 14 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster - home

‘Bags to Schools’ collection 9 a.m.

27

Friday

Under 16 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster - away

Friends of Orchard School Quiz Night

30

Monday

Under 9 Rugby v. Burton Hathow - away

 

 

October 2019

1

Tuesday

Form and Individual Photographs

2

Wednesday

Under 11 Hockey & Rugby v. Burton Hathow – away

Year 10 – Letters of Application Workshop – PDP

4

Friday

Under 12 Mixed Hockey v. Wellow – away

8

Tuesday

Under 9 Mixed Hockey v.  Westbourne – away

10

Thursday

Year 3/4 trip

11

Friday

Under 16 Hockey v. Lincoln Minster – away

Presentation Evening 7 p.m. Majestic Theatre

15

Tuesday

Year 10 Geography trip – provisional date

16

Wednesday

Under 9 Rugby v. Burton Hathow – away

Under 11 Hockey v. Westbourne – home

Charity Day – BARK

New Parents’ Evening 5-7 p.m.

18

Friday

Harvest Festival p.m.

21

Monday

Start of half term

25

Friday

End of half term

31

Thursday

Halloween ‘dress-up’ day

Swimming cancelled

 

 

November 2019

4

Monday

Under 9 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster - home

Under 9 Hockey v. Lincoln Minster – away

Year 11 Careers – interviews

5

Tuesday

Year 11 Careers - interviews

6

Wednesday

Under 11 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster - home

Under 11 & 13 Hockey v. Lincoln Minster – away

Year 11 Careers - interviews

7

Thursday

Year 11 Geography trip – provisional date

8

Friday

Under 16 Hockey v. Lincoln Minster - away

Friends of Orchard School Bonfire Night

13

Wednesday

Under 11 Rugby – away

Under 11 Hockey – home

14

Thursday

Year 7 History trip – provisional date

Under 14 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster – away

15

Friday

Charity Day – Children in Need

Under 16 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster – home

20

Wednesday

Under 13 Rugby v. Lincoln Minster – away

25

Monday

Year 10 – Interview preparations workshop – PDP lesson 1

26

Tuesday

Christmas Wreath decorating Years 1 – 10 – lesson 1

27

Wednesday

Rehearsals for Christmas Show all day

Reports – Year 11 targets and comments – PDP

28

Thursday

Rehearsals for Christmas Show all day

Christmas Show – Majestic Theatre – evening

29

Friday

Reports – Years 1-10 targets and comments – lesson 1

 

 

December 2019

2

Monday

Under 9 Rugby v. Burton Hathow – home

3

Tuesday

Year 10 Careers – interviews a.m.

4

Wednesday

Years 10 & 11 Religious Studies trip – provisional date

5

Thursday

Fun Swim – Reception – Year 3/4

6

Friday

Christmas Fayre p.m.

9

Monday

Individual Christmas Quiz – Registration

Carol Service 2:30 p.m.

Year 11 Christmas Meal – 7 p.m.

10

Tuesday

Reports to parents

Years 1- 11 Christmas Dinner

Senior Inter-House Quiz p.m.

11

Wednesday

Junior School Pantomime

12

Thursday

Fun Swim – Years 5 & 6

13

Friday

Christmas Party Years 1 – 6, Ice-Skating Years 7 – 11

End of term 1 p.m.

 

Term 2

January 2020

7

Tuesday

Start of term

20

Monday

Year 11 mock exams

21

Tuesday

Year 11 mock exams

22

Wednesday

Year 11 mock exams

23

Thursday

Year 11 mock exams

24

Friday

Year 11 mock exams

27

Monday

Year 11 mock exams

28

Tuesday

Year 11 mock exams

29

Wednesday

Year 11 mock exams

30

Thursday

Year 11 mock exams

31

Friday

Year 11 mock exams

 

 

February 2020

3

Monday

Year 11 mock exams

4

Tuesday

Year 11 mock exams

7

Friday

Year 7 Geography Trip – provisional date

11

Tuesday

Year 3/4 Trip

14

Friday

Charity Day – Action Aid

24

Monday

Start of half-term

28

Friday

End of half-term

 

 

March 2020

4

Wednesday

Year 11 – student targets and comments – PDP

5

Thursday

World Book Day

11

Wednesday

Reports – student targets and comments Years 1 – 10 lesson 1

12

Thursday

Reception – Year 3/4 Fun Swim

16

Monday

Year 11 reports to parents

Pi Day

17

Tuesday

Year 8 Geography trip – provisional date

18

Wednesday

Year 11 Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

19

Thursday

Years 5 & 6 Fun Swim

20

Friday

Charity Day

23

Monday

Reports to parents – Years 1- 10

25

Wednesday

Parents’ Evening & Year 9 Options’ Evening 5 -7 p.m.

26

Thursday

Senior Inter-House Swimming

Easter Service – 3 p.m.

27

Friday

Easter Buffet

Easter egg decorating competition

28

Saturday

Ski trip departure date

 

 

April 2020

1

Wednesday

End of term 15:45 finish

4

Saturday

Ski trip return date

 

 

 

 

Term 3

 

20

Monday

Start of term

21

Tuesday

Final date for GCSE candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for WJEC subjects

22

Wednesday

 

23

Thursday

Final date for GCSE candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for AQA subjects except for Art & Design and PE

24

Friday

Senior Inter-House Rounders

29

Wednesday

Charity Day

 

 

May 2020

1

Friday

Final date for GCSE candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for Pearson Edexcel and OCR subjects

Year 9 Geography trip

5

Tuesday

GCSE ICT Practical Exam

8

Friday

Bank Holiday

11

Monday

Final date for GCSE candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for AQA Art & Design

A.M. Year 11 GCSE ICT

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Religious Studies

Years 5 & 6 Trip

12

Tuesday

P.M. Year 11 Combined Science Biology Paper 1

Year 3/4 Trip

Years 5 & 6 Trip

13

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Literature Component 1

P.M.  Year 11 GCSE Physical Education Paper 1

Years 5 & 6 Trip

14

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science Chemistry Paper 1

15

Friday

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Physical Education Paper 2

18

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Geography Paper 1

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Sociology Component 1

P.M. Year 11 GCSE German Listening & Reading

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Drama

Senior School exams start

19

Tuesday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 1

P.M.  Year 11 GCSE Religious Studies Paper 2

Senior School exams

20

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Spanish Listening & Reading

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science Physics Paper 1

Senior School exams

21

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Literature Component 2

Senior School exams

22

Friday

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Sociology Component 2

Senior School exams

25

Monday

Start of half-term

29

Friday

End of half-term

 

 

June 2020

1

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE History Unit 1

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science Biology Paper 2

Senior School exams continue

2

Tuesday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE English Language Component 1

Senior School exams

3

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Spanish Writing

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Geography Paper 2

Senior School exams

4

Thursday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 2

P.M.  Year 11 GCSE History Unit 2

Senior School exams

5

Friday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE English Language Component 2

P.M.  Year 11 GCSE German Writing

End of Senior School exams

8

Monday

Start of Junior School exams

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 3

9

Tuesday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE History Paper 3

Junior School exams

10

Wednesday

P.M.  Year 11 GCSE Combined Science Chemistry Paper 2

Junior School exams

11

Thursday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE Geography paper 3

P.M.  Year 10 GCSE Statistics paper 1

Junior School exams

12

Friday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE Combined Science 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

16

Tuesday

A.M.  Year 10 GCSE Statistics paper 2

23

Tuesday

Reports – targets and comments Years 1 – 9 – lesson 1

24

Wednesday

Reports – targets and comment Year 10 – PDP

GCSE Exams Contingency Day – all GCSE students must be available on this day in case an exam is re-scheduled by an Awarding Body due to a national emergency/disaster

Year 9 History Trip – provisional date

25

Thursday

Year 11 Prom

Fun Swim – Reception & Years 3/4

26

Friday

Sports Day

29

Monday

Reserve Sports Day

 

 

July 2020

1

Wednesday

Year 8 History trip – provisional date

2

Thursday

Fun Swim – Years 5 - 6

3

Friday

Charity Day

Spotlight Evening

Reports to Year 10

6

Monday

Reports to parents Years 1 - 9

Summer Barbecue and New Intake Taster Day

Start of Year 10 Work Experience

7

Tuesday

Year 10 Work Experience

8

Wednesday

Year 10 Work Experience

Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

9

Thursday

Year 10 Work Experience

Junior Swimming Gala

10

Friday

End of Year 10 Work Experience

Junior/Intermediate Inter-House Rounders

13

Monday

Activity Day

Ice-Skating Years 7 – 10

14

Tuesday

Activity Day

15

Wednesday

Activity Day

16

Thursday

End of Term Review Show – 11 a.m.

End of term – 12 noon

 

 

August 2020

20

Thursday

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

 

 

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

 

Term dates 2020 – 2021

Autumn Term

 

Tuesday 8th September 2020 – Wednesday 16th December 2020 (1 p.m. finish)

Half-term: Monday 26th October 2020 – Friday 30th October 2020

 

Spring Term

 

Thursday 7th January 2021 – Wednesday 31st March 2021 (15:45 finish)

Half-term:  Monday 15th February 2021 – Friday 19th February 2021

 

Summer Term

 

Monday 19th April 2021 – Friday 16th July 2021 (noon finish)

Half-term:  Monday 31st May 2021 – Friday 4th June 2021

 

 

May Day: Monday 3rd May 2021