School day and term dates

Term dates and school days

Term dates for 2016/17

Term dates for our school will be the same as Bristol City Council's maintained schools except for the beginning of term 1.


September 2016 Start Dates

Due to ongoing refurbishment over the summer, different classes will start on different days when we return to School in September. 

Monday 5th September - First day of term for Kindergarten new starters and Class 8

Tuesday 6th September - First day for Kindergarten returning children only (new starters not in)

Wednesday 7th September - All kindergarten children in together

Wednesday 14th September - First Day of school for classes 1,2,3,4 and 7

Thursday 15th September - First Day of school for new Class 6

 

Term dates for the rest of 2016-17

Term 1:  Starts as above. Ends Friday 21 October 2016

Term 2: Monday 31 October to Friday 16 December 2016

(Closed on Monday 21st November for INSET day)

Term 3: Tuesday 3 January to Friday 10 February 2017

(Closed on Tuesday 3rd January for INSET day)

Term 4: Monday 20 February to Friday 7 April 2017

Term 5: Monday 24 April to Friday 26 May 2017

(Closed on Monday 1st May 2017 - Early May Bank Holiday)

Term 6: Monday 5 June to Friday 21 July 2017

(Closed on Friday 23rd June and Friday 21st July for INSET days)

The School Day  2016/17


 

Kindergarten (reception)

Gates open at 8.30am 

Registration 8.30 -  8.45am

After lunch pick up: 1:30pm

Afternoon pick up: 3:30pm

The kindergarten day finishes at 1.30pm. Optional Afternoon Care from 1.30 - 3.30pm can be arranged with the Kindergarten teacher. 

 

Lower School: Classes 1 to 4 (Years 2 to 5)

Doors open: 8:30 am

Registration 8.30 -  8.45am

Main Lesson and lesson 1: 8:45 – 10:30 am

Break: 10:30 – 11:15 am

Lesson 2: 11:15 – 12:00 noon

Lesson 3: 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Lunch: 12:45 – 1:30 pm

Lesson 4: 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Lesson 5: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Finishing times:

Class 1 finishes at 3:30 pm on Tuesday & Thursday, and at 1.30 pm on Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Class 2 finishes at 3.30 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and at 1.30pm on Wednesday and Friday.

Class 3 finishes at 3.30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and at 1.30pm on Friday.

Class 4, 6, 7 and 8 finish at 3.30pm every day. 

 

Middle School: Classes 6, 7, 8 (Years 7, 8, 9)

Doors open: 8.30 am

Registration 8.30 -  8.45am

Main Lesson 8.45 – 10.30 am

Break: 10.30 – 11.00 am

Lesson 1: 11.00 - 11.45am

Lesson 2: 11.45 – 12.30 noon

Lunch: 12.30 – 1.15 pm

Lesson 3: 1.15 – 2.00 pm

Lesson 4: 2.00 – 2.45 pm

Lesson 5: 2.45 – 3:30 pm

Finishing Times:

Class 6 & 7 finish at 3.30 pm every day. 

 

Punctuality enables the smooth running of school life and helps your child to settle into the day; we are grateful for your support in this.