Orchard School Events' List

 

 

Last updated 3rd January 2021

 

Key: Green = Term dates, reports and Parents' Evenings.

Red = GCSE and exams. Pink = reports. Purple = general. Blue = sport.

 

 

 

Term 2

January 2021

7

Thursday

·       Start of new term

·       Years 1 – 6 in school

·       Years 7 – 11 remote education

11

Monday

·       Year 11 return to face-to-face education

18

Monday

·       Years 7 - 10 return to face-to-face education

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams English Language Component 1

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Biology, Year 11 Biology Combined Science

19

Tuesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Mathematics Paper 1 (Non-Calculator)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams History (Cold War)

20

Wednesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams English Language Component 2

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Chemistry, Year 11 Chemistry Combined Science

21

Thursday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Mathematics Paper 2 (Calculator)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Geography Paper 1

22

Friday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Religious Studies, German Writing, French Writing

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams ICT

25

Monday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams History (Medicine), Year 11 PE Paper 1,

·       Year 11 Sociology (Family & Education)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams English Literature Component 1

(An Inspector Calls)

26

Tuesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Mathematics Paper 3 (Calculator)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Geography Paper 2

27

Wednesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams English Literature Component 2 (Romeo & Juliet, Unseen Poetry)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Physics, Year 11 Physics Combined Science

28

Thursday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Religious Studies Paper 2, Year 11 French Reading, Year 11 ICT Practical Exam.

·       Lessons 3 & 4 – mock exams Year 11 Music Listening Exam

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Geography Paper 3

29

Friday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams History (Germany), Year 11 PE Paper 2, Year 11 Sociology (Crime, Deviance & Social Stratification)

 

 

·       February 2021

1

Monday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams German Reading, Year 11 French Listening (lesson 2)

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams History (Norman Conquest)

2

Tuesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Art

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams Art

3

Wednesday

·       A.M.  Year 11 mock exams 3D Design

·       P.M.  Year 11 mock exams 3D Design, Year 11 French Speaking (lesson 6)

12

Friday

·       Charity Day – Action Aid

15

Monday

·       Start of half-term

19

Friday

·       End of half-term

 

 

·       March 2021

2

Tuesday

·       Year 11 – student targets and comments – PDP

4

Thursday

·       World Book Day

10

Wednesday

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

14

Sunday

·       Duke of Edinburgh Practice expedition

15

Monday

·       Pi Day

·       Year 11 reports to parents

17

Wednesday

·       Year 11 Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

22

Monday

·       Reports to parents – Years 1- 10

24

Wednesday

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

26

Friday

·       Charity Day

27

Saturday

·       Duke of Edinburgh Final expedition

28

Sunday

·       Duke of Edinburgh Final expedition

29

Monday

·       Easter Buffet

31

Wednesday

·       End of term 15:45 finish

 

 

·       April 2021

19

Monday

·       Start of term

·       Final date for candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for WJEC subjects to allow time for internal appeals

22

Thursday

·       Final date for candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for AQA subjects except for Art & Design and PE courses to allow time for internal appeals

30

Friday

·       Charity Day

·       Final date for candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for Pearson Edexcel and OCR subjects to allow time for internal appeals

 

 

·       May 2021

3

Monday

·       May Day

17

Monday

·       Final date for candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for AQA Art & Design to allow time for internal appeals

24

Monday

·       Senior School exams start

25

Tuesday

·       A.M. GCSE ICT Practical Exam

·       Senior School exams

26

Wednesday

·       A.M. GCSE English Language Component 1

·       Senior School exams

27

Thursday

·       A.M. GCSE Mathematics Paper 1

·       Senior School exams

28

Friday

·       Senior School exams

31

Monday

·       Start of half-term

 

 

·       June 2021

4

Friday

·       End of half-term

7

Monday

·       A.M. GCSE English Literature Paper 1

·       P.M. GCSE PE Paper 1

·       Senior School exams continue

8

Tuesday

·       A.M. History Paper 1

·       P.M. GCSE French Paper 1 Listening & Paper 3 Reading

·       Senior School exams

9

Wednesday

·       A.M. GCSE Biology Paper 1, GCSE Combined Science Biology Paper 1

·       P.M. GCSE Religious Studies Paper 1

·       Senior School exams

10

Thursday

·       A.M. GCSE English Language Component 2

·       P.M. GCSE History Paper 3

·       Senior School exams

11

Friday

·       A.M. GCSE Mathematics Paper 2

·       P.M. GCSE Geography Paper 1

·       End of Senior School exams

14

Monday

·       A.M. GCSE Sociology Paper 1, GCSE Statistics Paper 1

·       P.M. GCSE Religious Studies Paper 2

·       Start of Junior School exams

15

Tuesday

·       A.M. GCSE Chemistry Paper 1, GCSE Combined Science Chemistry Paper 1

·       Junior School exams

16

Wednesday

·       P.M. GCSE Geography Paper 2

·       Junior School exams

17

Thursday

·       A.M. GCSE History Paper 2 – British Depth Study

·       P.M. GCSE German Paper 1 Listening & Paper 3 Reading, GCSE ICT written exam ** clash exams **

·       Junior School exams

18

Friday

·       A.M. GCSE Mathematics Paper 3

·       End of Junior School exams

21

Monday

·       A.M. GCSE English Literature Paper 2

22

Tuesday

·       A.M. GCSE Physics Paper 1, GCSE Combined Science Physics Paper 1

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

23

Wednesday

·       A.M. GCSE Geography Paper 3

·       P.M. GCSE French Paper 4 Writing

24

Thursday

·       A.M. History Paper 2 – Period Study

25

Friday

·       A.M. GCSE Biology Paper 2, GCSE Combined Science Biology Paper 2

·       P.M. GCSE PE Paper 2

29

Tuesday

·       A.M. GCSE Chemistry Paper 2, GCSE Combined Science Chemistry Paper 2

·       P.M. GCSE German Paper 4 Writing, GCSE Sociology Paper 2, GCSE Statistics Paper 2

30

Wednesday

·       P.M. GCSE Music Listening Exam

 

 

·       July 2021

2

Friday

·       A.M. GCSE Physics Paper 2, GCSE Combined Science Physics Paper 2

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

3

Saturday

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4

Sunday

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5

Monday

·       Summer Barbecue

·       Reports to parents Years 1 - 10

7

Wednesday

·       Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

9

Friday

·       Charity Day

13

Tuesday

·       Activity Day

14

Wednesday

·       Activity Day

15

Thursday

·       Activity Day

16

Friday

·       End of term

 

 

·       August 2021

27

Friday

·       GCSE results published

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

 

 

Term dates 2021 – 2022

 

Autumn Term

 

Wednesday 8th September 2021 – Thursday 16th December 2021 (1 p.m. finish)

Half-term: Monday 25th October 2021 – Friday 29th October 2021

 

Spring Term

 

Thursday 6th January 2022 – Thursday 31st March 2022 (15:45 finish)

Half-term:  Monday 14th February 2022 – Friday 18th February 2022

 

Summer Term

 

Tuesday 19th April 2022 – Friday 15th July 2022 (noon finish)

Half-term:  Monday 30th May 2022 – Friday 3rd June 2022

May Day: Monday 2nd May 2022