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Autumn Term 2017

Mon 4th September Staff Training – School Closed
Tue 5th September Year 7 only in school (Induction)
Tue 5th September, 2:00pm Additional Year 12 & 13 Enrolment Session

(main enrolment sessions will be on Results Day)

Wed 6th September All Years – Lesson 1 with Form Tutor
Wed 6th September Years 8 to 13 return to school
Thu 7th September, 3:45pm Year 7 Drop in
Fri 8th September Year 7 Bowling Trip
Fri 8th September, 9:00am Year 7, New students and Form Group photographs
Tue 12th September, 3:25pm Year 7 Cross Country at Sandringham School
Wed 13th September, 5:00pm - 6:30pm Year 7 Learning and Achievement Evening
Thu 14th September, 3:45pm - 6:00pm District Cross-Country League @ Townsend School
Thu 14th September, 3:45pm Year 7 Drop in
Fri 15th September - Sun 17th September Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition
Fri 15th September - Sun 17th September Year 12 Silver D of E Qualifying Expedition
Mon 18th September, 7:00pm 6th Form Induction Parents Evening
Thu 21st September, 2:00pm Dedication Cathedral Service
Thu 21st September, 3:30pm District Cross-Country League @ STAGS
Fri 22nd September, 2:00pm Year 12 Learn to Live Awareness
Mon 25th September, 7:00pm Year 12 Further Education Evening
Wed 27th September, 5:00pm Open Evening – School Closed to Pupils from 12.30
Thu 28th September National Poetry Day
Thu 28th September, 3:30pm District Cross-Country League @ Nicholas Breakspear School
Fri 29th September McMillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning
Sat 30th September - Sun 1st October Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition
Wed 4th October No Pens Day
Wed 4th October - Tue 10th October Space Week
Thu 5th October, 3:30pm District Cross-Country League @ Verulam School
Thu 5th October, 5:00pm - 8:00pm Year 11 Parents Consultation Evening
Fri 6th October - Mon 9th October Year 11 PE Morfa Bay Trip
Mon 9th October - Fri 13th October Year 13 Biology Field Trip
Tue 10th October Mental Health Awareness Day
Thu 12th October, 3:30pm District Cross-Country Championships @ Westminster Lodge
Thu 12th October, 5:00pm - 8:00pm Year 10 Parents Consultation Evening
Fri 13th October - Sun 15th October Year 9 Battlefields Trip
Tue 17th October British Museum Art Trip
Wed 18th October, 7:00pm Friends of Townsend PTA AGM
Fri 20th October Diversity Day
Mon 30th October - Tue 31st October Year 13 Geography Field Trip to London
Thu 2nd November, 7:00pm Year 11 Sixth Form Information Evening
Tue 7th November Senior Maths Challenge
Thu 9th November Year 13 STEM Trip to KPMG
Mon 13th November - Fri 17th November Anti-Bullying Week
Thu 16th November, 5:00pm - 8:00pm Year 8 Parents Consultation Evening
Fri 17th November Children In Need Day
Fri 17th November Year 12/13 Philosophy Trip to London
Mon 20th November - Fri 1st December Year 11 and 13 Trial Examinations
Thu 7th December, 5:00pm - 8:00pm Year 7 Parents Consultation Evening
Mon 11th December, 7:00pm Senior Prize Giving
Wed 13th December, 7:00pm Christmas Concert
Fri 15th December, 12:00pm Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Mon 18th December, 2:00pm Christingle Cathedral Service

Spring Term 2018

Thu 11th January, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 6th Form Parents Consultation Evening
Thu 18th January, 7:00pm Year 11 Study Support Evening
Tue 30th January Year 8 Geography Field Trip in St Albans
Wed 31st January, 5:00pm - 8:00pm Year 9 Parent Consultation Evening
Thu 1st February Intermediate Maths Challenge
Sat 3rd February Hertfordshire Cross Country Championships and Westminster Lodge
Tue 6th February Safer Internet Day
Fri 9th February, 2:00pm Ash Wednesday Cathedral Service
Thu 22nd February Curriculum Enrichment Day
Tue 27th February - Fri 23rd March Tenner Challenge for years 7-9
Thu 1st March World Book Day
Fri 2nd March Worship Trip
Mon 5th March - Fri 9th March National Careers Week
Thu 8th March, 3:30pm Year 10 Netball District Tournament @ St Albans High School
Fri 9th March - Sun 18th March Science Week
Fri 9th March - Sun 11th March Year 9 Battlefields Trip
Mon 12th March - Wed 14th March Year 11 Trial Exams – Core Subjects
Mon 12th March - Tue 13th March Year 12/13 National Apprenticeship Show
Tue 13th March, 3:30pm Year 7 District Netball Tournament @ Sir John Lawes School
Thu 15th March, 7:00pm - 8:30pm Year 8 Options Evening
Mon 19th March - Fri 23rd March Sports Relief Week
Mon 19th March, 3:30pm Year 9 District Netball Tournament @ Sandringham School
Tue 20th March, 3:30pm Year 8 District Netball Tournament @ Roundwood Park School
Tue 20th March, 7:00pm Swanage Parents Information Evening
Thu 22nd March, 7:00pm Creative and Performing Arts Display at the Alban Arena
Wed 28th March, 3:00pm Deadline for return of Year 8 options forms
Thu 29th March, 9:00am Year 11 – Year Group Photo

Summer Term 2018

Wed 25th April - Fri 27th April Year 10 and 12 Geography Field Trip to Swanage
Thu 26th April Junior Maths Challenge (year 7 and 8)
Mon 30th April - Fri 4th May Year 10 Work Experience Week
Mon 30th April Year 7 and 8 Formal Assessments in Core Subjects
Tue 8th May Year 7 Geography Field Trip to River Gade
Thu 10th May, 2:00pm Ascension Day Cathedral Service
Mon 14th May GCSE and GCE Exams Start
Fri 25th May, 1:45pm Year 13 Leavers Assembly
Thu 7th June GCSE Drama Theatre Trip
Fri 15th June Year 7 Work Shadowing Day
Mon 18th June - Fri 29th June Year 10 Assessment Week
Mon 18th June - Fri 29th June Year 12 Exam Week
Mon 18th June - Tue 19th June Year 12 UCAS Trip
Fri 22nd June Final GCSE Examination
Tue 26th June Final GCE Examination
Wed 27th June, 1:45pm Year 11 Leavers Ceremony
Thu 28th June, 7:00pm Year 11 Prom
Fri 29th June, 7:00pm Sixth Form Dinner Dance
Mon 2nd July - Tue 3rd July Year 11 Sixth Form Induction Day
Mon 2nd July Year 12 Science Convention
Wed 4th July, 12:00pm Sports Day
Thu 5th July, 5:00pm New Intake Evening
Fri 6th July Enrichment Day
Wed 11th July School Show Full Rehearsal
Thu 12th July Year 6 Transition Day
Thu 12th July, 7:00pm School Show
Fri 13th July - Sun 15th July Year 13 Trip to Disneyland Paris
Fri 13th July, 2:00pm Year 10 Celebration Service
Fri 13th July, 7:00pm School Show
Mon 16th July, 2:00pm Year 9 Celebration Service
Tue 17th July, 2:00pm Year 12 Celebration Service
Wed 18th July, 2:00pm Year 8 Celebration Service
Thu 19th July, 2:00pm Year 7 Celebration Service