TERM DATES 2016 – 2017
Term dates are set on the basis of 195 days and five inset days are allocated from within the agreed dates. Monday 5th September 2016 is already fixed as an inset date by Staffordshire County Council. The remaining four inset days have been allocated by the Academy as follows:
Friday 7th October
Tuesday 3rd January
Monday 24th July
Tuesday 25th July
AUTUMN TERM 2016
Inset Day Staff Training Day Monday 5th September
Staff: Monday 5th September – Friday 21 October
Pupils: Tuesday 6th September – Friday 21 October
Inset Day Staff Training Day Friday 7th October
Holiday: Monday 24th October – Friday 28th October
Staff & Pupils: Monday 31st October – Friday 16th December
Holiday: Monday 19th December – Monday 2nd January
SPRING TERM 2017
Inset Day Staff Training Day Tuesday 3rd January
Staff: Tuesday 3rd January – Friday 17th February
Pupils: Wednesday 4th January – Friday 17th February
Holiday: Monday 20th February – Friday 24th February
Staff & Pupils: Monday 27th February – Friday 7th April
Holiday: Monday 10th April – Friday 21st April
Easter Sunday: Sunday 16th April
SUMMER TERM 2017
Staff & Pupils: Monday 24th April – Friday 26th May
Bank Holiday: Monday 1st May
Holiday: Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June
Staff & Pupils: Monday 5th June – Friday 21st July
Inset Day Staff Training Days Monday 24th July & Tuesday 25th July
Holiday: Monday 24th July – Friday 1st September
School Uniform and Footwear
We are aware that over the coming weeks you will be replacing your child’s school uniform and footwear. With many shops now retaling unacceptable or inappropriate garments in their ‘schoolwear’ ranges, we would like to take the opportunity to clarify with you what is, and is not, acceptable. ...
Snapchat Bitmoji GPS Tracking
Snapchat has just had a huge update. It now shows where any of the user's (your child's) friends are at any time. It uses GPS to precisely pinpoint on a map where the users are, even changing to a car when they move quickly. Your child and other users are depicted by a Bitmoji. Once you get onto ...
Supporting Children Following Acts of Terror
Following the dreadful events in Manchester this week, it is understandable that our children will have questions about such attacks. Here are some websites offering support for parents when speaking to our children. https://www.safeguardinginschools.co.uk/supporting-school-children-terrorist-...
Please be alert for signs of your children using the social media app Sayat.me. This app allows users to post anonymous reviews of other people. This has led to children posting abuse to others that is visble to the world. If you see your child using this app please talk about what abuse that...
Blue Whale Challenge Craze Warning
Please be alert for signs of your children playing the 'Blue Whale Challenge Game' on social media sites. The game is named Blue Whale Challenge as whales are believed to voluntary wash up on the beach and die. The craze started in Russia and is linked to 130 young suicides there last year. This ...
Parents Evenings Booking Form
Visit this link to access our parents evening booking system. https://christchurch.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/ ...
Home Access Logging On
Help support when logging on to the school system from home. Click here to go to the help page. ...
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