Orchard School Events' List

More dates will be added to the calendar during the year.

 

Last updated 16th January 2022

 

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

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

 

 

Term 2

January 2022

17

Monday

Second assessment point if needed for Teacher Assessed Grades for Summer 2022 exams

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

Lessons 3 & 4 – Year 10 Biology

P.M. Year 11 mock exams Combined Science: Biology

18

Tuesday

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

P.M. Year 11 mock exams History  - Medicine

19

Wednesday

     Flu Vaccination ‘catch-up’ session

     Junior Inter-House Hockey& Football

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

     P.M. Year 11 ICT written exam and Religious Studies Paper 1

20

Thursday

     Flu Vaccination – Reception

     A.M.  Year 11 mock exams Geography and Sociology Paper 1

     P.M. Year 11 mock exams Combined Science: Chemistry

21

Friday

      A.M. Year 11 mock exams Mathematics Paper 2 Calculator

      P.M. Mock exams Years 11 and Year 10 German Reading

24

Monday

A.M. Year 11 mock exams Drama, DT, German Writing and Year 10 German Writing

P.M. Year 11 mock exams and Year 10 History - Germany

25

Tuesday

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

Lessons 3 & 4 Year 10 Chemistry

P.M. Year 11 Music Listening exam

26

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 mock exams Mathematics Paper 3 Calculator

P.M. Year 11 mock exams Combined Science Physics

27

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 mock exams ICT Practical Exam and RS Paper 2

P.M. Year 11 mock exams Geography Paper 2

28

Friday

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

P.M. Year 11 mock exams History Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

31

Monday

A.M. Year 11 mock exams Geography Paper 3 and Sociology Paper 2

P.M. Year 10 Physics

 

 

February 2022

1

Tuesday

Year 11 mock exams Art all day

2

Wednesday

       Under 11 Netball & Football v. Burton Hathow

4

Friday

Senior Inter-House Hockey and Football

7

Monday

GCSE Advance subject material to be published by 7th February

9

Wednesday

Under 9 Netball v. Ranby

11

Friday

Charity Day

14

Monday

Start of half term

18

Friday

End of half term

23

Wednesday

Under 9 Netball & Football v. Burton Hathow

 

 

March 2022

1

Tuesday

Year 3/4 trip

2

Wednesday

Under 11 Netball & Football v. Lincoln Minster

Year 11 – student targets and comments – PDP

4

Friday

      World Book Day (date changed due to swimming)

8

Tuesday

** GCSE Drama Component 2 – dress and technical rehearsal p.m.**

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

9

Wednesday

** A.M. GCSE Drama Component 2 – (lessons 1 – 4). Year 10 Drama students to act as audience for the recording.**

Under 11 Netball & Football v. Burton Hathow - away

10

Thursday

Senior Inter-House Swimming Gala

14

Monday

Pi Day

Reports to parents/carers – Year 11

16

Wednesday

    Under 11 Football v. St Hughs

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

17

Thursday

Fun Swim Reception – Year 4

18

Friday

      Charity Day  - Red Nose Day

21

Monday

    Reports to parents/carers - Years 1 – 10

    P.M. Year 11 mock exams ICT Practical Exam  (12:30 start)

23

Wednesday

    Under 11 Netball v. St Hughs

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

24

Thursday

    Fun Swim Years 5 & 6

29

Tuesday

     Easter Buffet and Egg Decorating Competition

30

Wednesday

     Easter Service 3 p.m.

31

Thursday

     End of term 3:45 p.m.

 

 

April 2022

19

Tuesday

Start of term

Start of third assessment point if needed for Teacher Assessed Grades for Summer 2022 exams

27

Wednesday

** GCSE German and French Speaking Tests – lessons 1, 2 and 3**

28

Thursday

** Final date for candidates to request an internal review/appeal of non-examination assessment marks for WJEC/EDUQAS English Spoken Language and AQA Design & Technology**

29

Friday

Charity Day

 

 

May 2022

4

Wednesday

** Final date for candidates to request an internal review/appeal of non-examination assessment marks for OCR Music**

6

Friday

** Final date for candidates to request an internal review/appeal of non-examination assessment marks for Pearson Edexcel Drama**

16

Monday

      A.M. Year 11 GCSE Religious Studies Paper 1 – confirmed date

      P.M. Year 11 GCSE Sociology Paper 1 – confirmed date - clash exams

      P.M. Year 11 IGCSE ICT – confirmed date - clash exams

17

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Biology Paper 1 – confirmed date

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Biology Paper 1 – confirmed date

18

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Language Component 1 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE German Listening and Reading exams – confirmed date

19

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE History Paper 1 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Drama – confirmed date

20

Friday

** Final date for candidates to request an internal review/appeal of non-examination assessment marks for AQA Art and Design**

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 1 – confirmed date

23

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Geography Paper 1 – confirmed date

Start of IGCSE ICT Practical Exam testing window

Start of Senior School exams

24

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE ICT Practical Exam – provisional date

A.M. GCSE French Listening & Reading – confirmed date

Senior School exams

25

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Literature Paper 1 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

26

Thursday

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Religious Studies Paper 2 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

27

Friday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Chemistry Paper 1 – confirmed date

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Chemistry Paper 1 – confirmed date

End of IGCSE ICT Practical Exam testing window

Senior School exams

30

Monday

Start of half term

 

 

June 2022

3

Friday

End of half term

6

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE German Writing exam – confirmed date

Senior School exams

Start of Junior School exams

7

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 2 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Geography Paper 2 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

Junior School exams

8

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Literature Paper 2 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

Junior School exams

9

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE History Paper 3 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Physics Paper 1 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Physics Paper 1 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

Junior School exams

10

Friday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE English Language Component 2 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Sociology Paper 2 – confirmed date

Senior School exams

Junior School exams

13

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 3 – confirmed date

14

Tuesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Geography Paper 3 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 10 GCSE Statistics Paper 1 – confirmed date

15

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Biology Paper 2 – confirmed date

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Biology Paper 2 – confirmed date

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Design and Technology – confirmed date

16

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE History Paper 2 British Depth Study – confirmed date

P.M. GCSE French Writing – confirmed date

17

Friday

 

20

Monday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Chemistry Paper 2 – confirmed date

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Chemistry Paper 2 – confirmed date

22

Wednesday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Music Listening exam – confirmed date

Reports – targets and comment Year 10 – PDP

23

Thursday

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Physics Paper 2 – confirmed date

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Combined Science: Physics Paper 2 – confirmed date

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

24

Friday

A.M. Year 10 GCSE Statistics Paper 2 – confirmed date

28

Tuesday

Charity Day

29

Wednesday

Exam Contingency Day – all GCSE students must be available up to and including this date

Sports Day

30

Thursday

Junior Inter-House Swimming Gala

 

 

July 2022

1

Friday

     Reports to parents/carers Year 10

      Sports Day reserve date

4

Monday

Year 10 Work Experience

      Summer Barbecue and New Intake Taster Day

5

Tuesday

Year 10 Work Experience

Reports to parents/carers Years 1 - 9

6

Wednesday

Year 10 Work Experience

7

Thursday

Year 10 Work Experience

Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

Fun Swim Reception – Year 4

8

Friday

Year 10 Work Experience

12

Tuesday

Activity Day

13

Wednesday

Activity Day

14

Thursday

Activity Day

Fun Swim Years 5 & 6

15

Friday

End of term review 11 a.m.

End of term noon finish

 

 

August 2022

25

Thursday

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

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

 

Term dates 2022 – 2023

 

Autumn Term

Tuesday 6th September 2022 – Friday 16th December 2022 (1 p.m. finish)

Half-term: Monday 24th October 2022 – Friday 28th October 2022

 

Spring Term

Monday 9th January 2023 – Friday 31st March 2023 (15:45 finish)

Half-term:  Monday 13th February 2023 – Friday 17th February 2023

 

Summer Term

Monday 17th April 2023 – Wednesday 19th July 2023 (noon finish)

Half-term:  Monday 29th May 2023 – Friday 2nd June 2023 

May Day: Monday 1st May 2023