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

 


 

2016-17 School term and holiday dates

Term 1 – Thursday 1st September – Friday 21st October (Thurs 1st September to be an Inset day)

Please note: Friday 2nd September only for Year 7 students, year 12 students and any other new students joining the school for September 2016

Term 2 – Monday 31st October - Friday 16th December.

Term 3 – Tuesday 3rd January – Friday 10th February (Tues 3rd January to be a disaggregated Inset day in lieu of Twilights)

Term 4 – Monday 20th February – Thursday 7th April

Term 5 – Monday 24th April – Friday 26th May

Term 6 – Monday 5th June – Friday 21st July

Public holidays 2016-17:

25 December 2016

Christmas Day

26 December 2016

Boxing Day

01 January 2017

New Year's Holiday

14 April 2017

Good Friday

17 April 2017

Easter Monday

01 May 2017

May Day Bank Holiday

29 May 2017

Spring Bank Holiday

 

 

INSET days

There will be 6 Inset days during 2016-17 

  • Thursday 1 September 2016
  • Friday 30 September 2016
  • Friday 18 November 2016 (tbc)
  • Tuesday 3 January 2017  
  • Monday 6 March 2017
  • Monday 26 June 2017

 

Open Evening/Mornings 2016

Summer Open Morning - Friday 17 June 2016, 9-10.45am

Open Evening - Thursday 29 September 2016

Open Morning – Tuesday 4 October 2016, 9-10.45am

Sixth form Open Evening – Thursday 17 November 2016