ACADEMIC YEAR – SEPTEMBER 2020 – JULY 2021

AUTUMN TERM

Academy Opens:      Tuesday 1st September 2020

Training Day:            Tuesday 1st September 2020

Students return:      Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Early Closure:           Friday 11th September 2020 (12:00 Finish for students)

HALF-TERM

Academy Closes:      Friday 23rd October 2020

Academy Opens:      Monday 2nd November 2020

Students Return:     Monday 2nd November 2020

CHRISTMAS

Academy Closes:      Friday18th December 2020 (12.45pm finish for students)

Academy Opens:      Monday 4th January 2021

Students Return:     Monday 4th January 2021

HALF-TERM

Academy Closes:      Thursday 11th February 2021

Training Day:            Friday 12th February 2021

Academy Opens:      Monday 22nd February 2021

EASTER

Academy Closes:      Thursday 1st April 2021

Academy Opens:      Monday 19th April 2021

HALF-TERM

Bank Holiday:           Monday 3rd May 2021

Academy Closes:      Friday 28th May 2021

Academy Opens:      Monday 7th June 2021

SUMMER TERM

Training Day:            Monday 5th July 2021

Academy closes:       Monday 19th July 2021, students finish at 12:45

Training Day:             Tuesday 20th July 2021

Training Day:             Wednesday 21st July 2021

Important

Please note that following the latest amendments to The Education (Pupil Regulation) (England) Regulations 2006, Principals may not grant any leave of absence during term-time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Any unauthorised leave of absence will be referred to the Attendance and Prosecution Service. This may lead to a Fixed Penalty Notice being issued.  Please be advised that parents/guardians who fail to ensure their child’s regular attendance can be fined £60 (per parent/guardian, per child).

Please see the Parents leaflet from Sandwell MBC below :

SANDWELL MBC LEAFLET

Examination Periods

Year 7             –           April – May

Year 8            –           April – May

Year 9            –           April – May

Year 10          –           April – May – GCSE Mock Examinations

Year 11          –           November GCSE Mocks and May / June Examinations

Please note:  Modular examinations, Controlled Assessments AND Key Assessment tasks go on throughout the year for students in ALL YEAR GROUPS.

Please contact the Academy to check specific modular dates.