Orchard School Events' List

Key: Green = School events and reports.  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 16th February 2020

 

Academic year 2019 - 2020

 

 

 

Term 2

February 2020

19

Wednesday

Ski Trip practice – after school

23

Sunday

Time capsule (20 years) to be opened by former pupils

24

Monday

Start of half-term

28

Friday

End of half-term

 

 

March 2020

4

Wednesday

Year 11 – student targets and comments – PDP

Under 11 Football v. Lincoln Minster – away

Under 11 Netball v. Lincoln Minster – home

5

Thursday

                                                       

GCSE Drama examiner visit a.m.

6

Friday

Under 11 Netball v. Wellow – home               

World Book Day - new date

Friends of Orchard School Quiz Night

7

Saturday

Rotary Swimathon

11

Wednesday

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

Under 13 Netball v. Lincoln Minster

12

Thursday

Reception – Year 3/4 Fun Swim                              

P.M. Year 11 Drama theatre trip

13

Friday

Under 11 Football v. Wellow – away

16

Monday

Year 11 reports to parents                    

Pi Day                                                              

Under 9 Football v. Burton Hathow – home  Under 9 Netball v. Burton Hathow – tbc                                                              

17

Tuesday

Year 8 Geography trip        

GCSE Sociology trip

18

Wednesday

Year 11 Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.  

Under 11 Football v. Burton Hathow – away

19

Thursday

Years 5 & 6 Fun Swim                                               

Travelling ‘Book Bus’ Years 1 – 6

20

Friday

Charity Day – Bears of Sheffield for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

23

Monday

Reports to parents – Years 1- 10                                  

GCSE 3D Design Exam all day

Under 9 Netball v. Ranby – away                         

Under 11 Netball v. Ranby – away

25

Wednesday

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

26

Thursday

Senior Inter-House Swimming               

 Easter Service – 3 p.m.

GCSE 3D Design Exam p.m.

27

Friday

Easter Buffet                                                                       

GCSE 3D Design Exam p.m.

28

Saturday

Ski trip departure date

 

 

April 2020

1

Wednesday

End of term 15:45 finish

4

Saturday

 Ski trip return date

16

Thursday

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Expedition

17

Friday

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Expedition

 

Term 3

 

20

Monday

Start of term   

 GCSE Art Exam all day

21

Tuesday

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

22

Wednesday

GCSE Art Exam p.m.

23

Thursday

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

24

Friday

Final date for candidates to be informed of non-examination assessment marks for AQA PE - new date

GCSE Art Exam p.m.

27

Monday

GCSE Art Exam Registration and lesson one

GCSE 3D Design Exam lunch time start and lesson five

28

Tuesday

GCSE German Speaking tests a.m.  

GCSE Spanish Speaking test p.m.

29

Wednesday

Charity Day – Bears of Sheffield for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

 

 

May 2020

1

Friday

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

Senior Inter-House Rounders    

Year 9 Geography trip

5

Tuesday

GCSE ICT Practical Exam

8

Friday

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Final Expedition                                          

Bank Holiday

9

Saturday

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Final Expedition

11

Monday

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

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 Drama

P.M. Year 11 GCSE German Listening & Reading                         

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 Geography Paper 2

P.M. Year 11 GCSE Spanish Writing   

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

A.M. Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Paper 3 

Start of Junior School exams 

9

Tuesday

A.M.  Year 11 GCSE History Paper 3 

Junior School exams

10

Wednesday

A.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 11 GCSE Statistics paper 2

23

Tuesday

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

24

Wednesday

Reports – targets and comment Year 10 – PDP 

Year 9 History Trip

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

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

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

Nursery Sports Day            

Year 10 Work Experience                

Parents’ Evening 5 – 7 p.m.

9

Thursday

Year 10 Work Experience     

Junior Swimming Gala    

Intermediate Inter-House Rounders

10

Friday

End of Year 10 Work Experience 

Junior 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 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