School day and times:
Our official school day runs from 8:45am to 3:30pm.
Our opening hours are 7:00am to 5:00pm for students.
Year 12 timetable runs within the day from 9:00am to 3:15pm.
Year 13 timetable runs within the day from 9:10am to 3:30pm.
All lessons will start on Monday 11th September 2023.
School holidays for the 2023/24 academic year
|Holiday||Closing date||Date re-opens|
|Summer 2023||Friday 21 July 2023||Monday 4 September 2023|
|Autumn half-term 2023||Friday 27 October 2023||Monday 6 November 2023|
|Christmas 2023||Tuesday 19 December 2023||Wednesday 3 January 2024|
|Spring half-term 2024||Friday 16 February 2024||Monday 26 February 2024|
|Easter 2024||Thursday 28 March 2024||Monday 15 April 2024|
|May Day 2024||Friday 3 May 2024||Tuesday 7 May 2024|
|Summer half-term 2024||Friday 24 May 2024||Monday 3 June 2024|
|Summer 2024||Tuesday 23 July 2024*||Wednesday 4 September 2024|
*End of academic year:
Year 12 lessons will conclude on Friday 12th July. This is to allow us the time in the final week of term to re-enrol our Year 12 students into Year 13. Students must be available for a one-to-one enrolment appointment across the course of this week.
Please note: The following days are utilised for in-service training activities:
- Monday 4th December 2023 **
- Tuesday 5th December 2023 **
- Thursday 28th March 2024
- Monday 22nd July 2024
- Tuesday 23rd July 2024
** Year 13 external Criminology controlled assessments will run on these dates. Students who study Criminology will have to attend sixth form on these days.
For more information, visit: https://www.durham.gov.uk/schoolholidays