Academic Year 2020-21

Please be aware that the school calendar is currently subject to change because of the changing situation around coronavirus and local restrictions. 


WEMMS SCHOOL CALENDAR 2020-21 

 

2nd – 4th September 2020 

 

INSET Days – Staff only. 2nd- 3rd is annual conference, location tbc. 

4th will be staff training day. New students and parents will be 

 welcome to collect uniform from 11am – 3pm.   

Monday 7th September 

 

START OF TERM for students. All students in school by 8.30 for assembly at 8.45. 
Thursday 10th September  

 

Graduation evening at Wemms at 6pm for 2019-2020 students, 5-7pm 
Monday 14th September   Parent coffee morning 11.30am All parents asked to send representative to network with other parents and collect information about forthcoming residential 
Friday 18th September   Wemms Harvest Festival of Love and Support. Donations of small ‘treat’ items will be donated to the local women’s refuge.  
Thursday 24st September   Year 5 – 8 will be on day trip to Brooklands Museum. Will leave school at 9 o’clock and will be back at school for 4pm. TBC 
Monday 28st September   International Day of Languages – MFL celebrating in lessons 
Monday 12th October  Residential week at Centre Parcs 
Monday 19th October   INSET DAY 

Evidence week for teachers starts 

Monday 26th – Friday 30th October  

 

HALF TERM 
Monday 2nd November  

 

Start of term for students.  
Monday 2nd November  

 

No parental reports will be generated this week due to the collation of specific evidence for each student’s normal way of working to support exam access arrangements.  
November TBC  School trip to Globe theatre and workshop TBC 
Thursday 26th November  

 

All parents are invited to a Thanksgiving Lunch with staff and students. 1pm – 3pm School finishes at 3pm TBC 
Wednesday 2nd December  

 

School Christmas Box available for posting. Please encourage your son/daughter to write a Christmas card for their peers and each of the teachers. Cards with nice messages do much to give people nice warm fuzzy feelings and are cherished by many staff.  
Saturday 5th December   Christmas Fayre – All invited 

Arrangements to be confirmed  

Wednesday 9th December 

 

Staff social 6pm venue to be confirmed. All staff and partners invited to attend. Offspring of secondary age welcome. TBC 
Thursday 10th December  

 

School opens at 10am. Christmas Wreath making 11.30am – 1.30pm. Those students who dislike touching natural foliage are requested to bring suitable gloves, no latex.  
Wednesday 16th December  END OF TERM 

School mailbox opened and delivered during morning. Christmas film with popcorn at 1.30pm. End of term 4.00pm 

Please wear Christmas jumper and hats. Bring in a £1 and donations will go to chosen charity.  

Monday 4th January 2021 START OF TERM 

IGCSE exams (running to 15/1/21)

Monday 8th February    Evidence week for teachers 
Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February   HALF TERM  
Monday 22nd February   Academic review day 1 

YEAR 5-9 PARENTS ONLY 

Year 10 above students and parents to attend 

Monday 22nd February   No parental reports will be generated this week due to the collation of specific evidence for each student’s normal way of working to support exam access arrangements.  
Wednesday 31st March   END OF TERM and Easter lunch. 

All parents are invited to an Easter Lunch with staff and students. 1.30 till 3. School closes at 3pm. 

Easter Holidays  Please note that those taking public exams may expect to be called into school for revision sessions over the Easter Holidays. 
Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th April   INSET days  
Wednesday 21st April   START OF TERM for students 
Monday 24th May  

 

Evidence week for teachers 
Monday 31st May – 4th June   HALF TERM  
Monday 7th June  Academic review day 2. All students to please be present.  
Monday 7th June  No parental reports will be generated this week due to the collation of specific evidence for each student’s normal way of working to support exam access arrangements.  
Wednesday 14th July  Student Graduation. All family requested to send a representative. Lunch at 1.30 followed by presentations. 

END OF TERM 

Summer holidays  School will remain open to receive voice messages and emails until 31st July.  

Autumn term 2021 – 2022 will start Monday 6th September 2021