Term Dates, INSET Days and Open Evenings/Morning

2015-16 School term and holiday dates

The school year consists of 195 days.  Please note that Ralph Allen School dates are different to the published B&NES calendar, so always check the Ralph Allen website for dates first.

  • Term 1 – Tuesday 1 September – Friday 23 October 2015 (However, Tuesday 1 September is an Inset day; students return to school on Wednesday 2 September)
  • Term 2 – Monday 2 November - Friday 18 December
  • Term 3 – Monday 4 January 2016 – Friday 12 February
  • Term 4 – Monday 22 February – Thursday 24 March
  • Term 5 – Monday 11 April – Friday 27 May
  • Term 6 – Monday 6 June – Wednesday 20 July (Wednesday 20 July is an Inset day, so school closes on Tuesday 19 July).

Public holidays 2015-16:

25 December 2015

Christmas Day

26 December 2015

Boxing Day

01 January 2016

New Year's Holiday

25 March 2016

Good Friday

28 March 2016

Easter Monday

02 May 2016

May Day Bank Holiday

30 May 2016

Spring Bank Holiday

 

INSET days

There will be 6 Inset days during 2015-16 – the governors have agreed an additional day in light of the changes that are taking place in education.

  • Tuesday 1 September 2015 (Students return to school on Wednesday 2nd September)
  • Friday 2 October 2015
  • Fri 20 November 2015
  • Monday 22 February 2016  
  • Friday 24 June 2016
  • Weds 20 July 2016

Open Evenings and Morning

  • Open Evening (Whole school) - Thursday 1 October 2015
  • Open Morning (Whole school) - Tuesday 6 October 2015
  • Sixth Form Open Evening – Thursday 19 November 2015