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“Pupils are welcoming and friendly and many are proud of their academy. ” Ofsted 2016

USH School Calendar

Autumn Term 2017

Term Begins: 
Tuesday 5th September 2017 (Year 7 and Year 11)
Wednesday 6th September 2017 (All other years)

Half-term: Monday 23rd - Friday 27th October 2017

Term Ends:
Wednesday 20th December 2017

Inset/Closures:
Monday 4th September 2017
Thursday 21st December 2017

Spring Term 2018

Term Begins: 
Monday 8th January 2018

Half-term: Monday 12th- Friday 16th February 2018

Term Ends:
Thursday 29th March 2018

Inset/Closures:
Monday 12th March 2018

Summer Term 2018

Term Begins: 
Monday 16th April 2018

Half-term: Monday 28th May - Friday 1st June 2018

Term Ends:
Wednesday 25th July 2018

Inset/Closures:
Monday 7th May 2018 (May Day Bank Holiday)
Friday 22nd June 2018
Wednesday 25th July 2018


INSET/Closure Dates 2018/19

Monday 3rd September 2018

Monday 26th November 2018

Friday 21st December 2018

Monday 18th March 2019

Monday 24th June 2019


INSET/Closure Dates 2017/2018

Monday 4th September 2017
Thursday 21st December 2017
Monday 12th March 2018
Monday 7th May 2018 (May Day Bank Holiday)
Friday 22nd June 2018
Wednesday 25th July 2018

PDFs provided by Southampton City Council

School Day

8:30 - 8:50 Tutor Time
8:50 - 9:50 Period 1
9:50 - 10:50 Period 2
10:50 - 11:05 Break
11:05 - 12:05 Period 3
12:05 - 1:05 Period 4
1:05 - 1:40 Lunch
1:40 - 2:40 Period 5

June 2018

  • 21
    THU
    No events today
  • 22
    FRI
    Featured Event: Inset Day
  • 26
    TUE
    Lorraine Lee Workshop (Transition)
    6pm - 7pm

July 2018

  • 03
    TUE
    Featured Event: Transition Evening
    5.30pm - 6.30pm
  • GCSE art and Photography exhibition at Solent University
    4-7.30pm
  • 04
    WED
    Featured Event: Transition Day for New Year 6 students
  • 05
    THU
    Transition Day for New Year 6 students
  • 11
    WED
    Peter Symonds Sixth Form College Open Evening
    6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
  • 12
    THU
    Peter Symonds Sixth Form College Open Evening
    6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
  • USH Spelling Bee
  • 16
    MON
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 17
    TUE
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 18
    WED
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 19
    THU
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • Year 7 Camping Trip
  • 20
    FRI
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • Year 7 Camping Trip
  • 24
    TUE
    Featured Event: Last Day of Term
  • 25
    WED
    Featured Event: Inset Day

September 2018

  • 03
    MON
    INSET DAY - School Closed to Students
  • 04
    TUE
    Year 7 and 11 Return to School
  • 05
    WED
    Year 8, 9 and 10 Return to School

October 2018

  • 18
    THU
    Careers Day
  • 19
    FRI
    Last Day of Term
  • 29
    MON
    Term Starts

November 2018

  • 26
    MON
    INSET DAY

December 2018

  • 20
    THU
    Last Day of Term
  • 21
    FRI
    INSET DAY

January 2019

  • 07
    MON
    Start of Term

February 2019

  • 15
    FRI
    Last Day of Term
  • 25
    MON
    Start of Term

March 2019

  • 18
    MON
    INSET Day

April 2019

  • 05
    FRI
    Last Day of Term
  • 23
    TUE
    Start of Term

May 2019

  • 06
    MON
    May Day Holiday
  • 24
    FRI
    Last Day of Term

June 2019

  • 03
    MON
    Start of Term
  • 24
    MON
    INSET Day

July 2019

  • 23
    TUE
    Last Day of Term

“Thank you for being here for us. You have taught me so much and made me improve my grades.” Year 11 leaver