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“This is a good school for the creative variety of subjects.” Year 6 parent

USH School Calendar

Autumn Term 2018

Term Begins: 

Tuesday 4th September 2018 (Year 7 and Year 11)
Wednesday 5th September 2018 (All other years)

Half-term: Monday 22nd - Friday 26th October 2018

Term Ends:
Thursday 20th December 2018

Inset/Closures:
Monday 3rd September 2018
Monday 26th November 2018
Friday 21st December 2018

Spring Term 2019

Term Begins: 
Monday 7th January 2019

Half-term: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February 2019

Term Ends:
Friday 5th April 2019

Inset/Closures:
Monday 18th March 2019

Summer Term 2019

Term Begins: 
Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Half-term: Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May 2019

Term Ends:Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Inset/Closures:
Monday 6th May 2019 (May Day Bank Holiday)
Monday 24th June 2019

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


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

October 2018

  • 19
    FRI
    Last Day of Term
  • 29
    MON
    Term Starts

November 2018

  • 01
    THU
    Year 11 Exams Evening (Invitation Only)
  • 09
    FRI
    Grandparents Remembrance Coffee Morning
    10:50 am - 12:50 pm
  • 15
    THU
    Learn with University of Southampton Year 9
  • 26
    MON
    INSET DAY
  • 28
    WED
    Art Mock Exam Year 11
  • 29
    THU
    GCSE Presentation Evening
  • 30
    FRI
    Year 11 Maths Trip

December 2018

  • 06
    THU
    Year 10 Parent Evening
  • 09
    SUN
    Church Concert at St James Church
  • 20
    THU
    Last Day of Term
  • 21
    FRI
    INSET DAY

January 2019

  • 07
    MON
    Start of Term
  • 17
    THU
    Learn with University of Southampton Year 8
  • 24
    THU
    Year 11 Parent Evening

February 2019

  • 09
    SAT
    DofE Training
  • 13
    WED
    School Production
  • 14
    THU
    School Production
  • 15
    FRI
    School Production
  • Last Day of Term
  • 25
    MON
    Start of Term
  • 26
    TUE
    Year 11 Photograph
  • 27
    WED
    Year 11 English Theatre Trip

March 2019

  • 07
    THU
    Year 8 Options Evening
  • 11
    MON
    Learn with University of Southampton Year 10
  • 12
    TUE
    Learn with University of Southampton Year 10
  • 14
    THU
    Year 8 Parent Evening
  • 18
    MON
    INSET Day
  • 20
    WED
    Author Visit - Tom Palmer
  • 21
    THU
    Learn with University of Southampton Year 7

April 2019

  • 04
    THU
    Year 9 Parent Evening
  • 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
  • 27
    THU
    Year 11 Prom

July 2019

  • 09
    TUE
    Awards Evening Year 7 - 10
  • 10
    WED
    Sports Day
  • 15
    MON
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 16
    TUE
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 17
    WED
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 18
    THU
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 19
    FRI
    Year 10 Work Experience
  • 23
    TUE
    Last Day of Term

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