Key Term Dates – 2017/2018




KEY TERM DATES 2017/2018


Please find following key term dates for the academic year 2017/2018.  Please check back each term as dates may be subject to change.


Autumn Term 2017


First half term

Monday 4th September                              INSET DAY

Tuesday 5th September                              INSET DAY

Wednesday 6th September                         Pupils return

Friday 8th September                                  Reception parents lunch

Wednesday 13th September                       Reception Reading Workshop/Roald Dahl Day

Wednesday 20th September                       Y6 Mersea Trip

Thursday 21st September                           Y6 Mersea Trip

Friday 22nd September                               Y6 Mersea Trip

WB 25th September                                      School Council Elections

WB 25th September                                      British Food Week/Harvest KS1

W/B 16th October                                          British Values Week

Tuesday 17th October                                    Flu immunisations

Friday 20th October                                      Harvest Assembly am (EYFS & KS1)

Friday 20th October                                      British Values Celebration Assembly (KS2)

Friday 20th October                                       PSA Spooky Spoon Competition/Halloween Trick or Treat Cake Sale

W/B 23rd October                                         HALF TERM


Second half term


Monday 30th October                                   INSET DAY

Tuesday 31st October                                     Pupils return

Wednesday 1st November                             Parents’ Evening 6.00 – 8.00 p.m

Thursday 2nd November                              Parents’ Evening 3.30 – 6.00 p.m.

W/B 13th November                                       Keeping ourselves safe week

Friday 17th November                                    Children in Need- non-uniform

Thursday 30th November                              KS1 Pantomime at Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre TBC

Saturday 2nd December                                 PSA Christmas Fete

Friday 8th December                                     Reception & KS1 Christmas Disco

Friday 8th December                                     KS2 Christmas Disco

Monday 11th December                                  EYFS/KS1 Dress Rehearsals to school

Tuesday 12th December                                 KS1 Family performance 2pm

Wednesday 13th December                            EYFS Family performance 9.30am

Wednesday 13th December                            KS1 Performance 2pm

Thursday 14th December                                EYFS Performance 9.30am

Thursday 14th December                                KS1 Performance 2pm

Friday 15th December                                      Seasonal Jumper Day/PSA Christmas Market Day

Monday 18th December                                  Key Stage 2 Carol Service in the Church

Tuesday 19th December                                   End of term class parties

Wednesday 20th December                            Christmas Dinner Day

Wednesday 20th December                            Last day of Autumn Term


Spring Term 2018

First half term

Tuesday 2nd January                                         INSET DAY

Wednesday 3rd January                                    Pupils return

W/B 5th February                                                Problem Solving Week

Tuesday 6th February                                          Safer Internet Day

W/B 12th February                                               HALF TERM


Second half term

Monday 19th February                                         Pupils return

Tuesday 20th February                                        Parents’ Evening 6-8pm

Thursday 22nd February                                     Parents’ Evening 3.30-6pm

Friday 23rd February                                           PSA Quiz Night

W/B 26th February                                                Reading for Pleasure Week

Thursday 29th March                                            Last day of the Spring Term


Summer Term 2018


First half term

Monday 16th April                                                  Pupils return

Monday 7th May                                                     BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Tuesday 8th May                                                     Key Stage 1 SATs begin

Monday 14th May                                                    Key Stage 2 SATs Week

Friday 25th May                                                      Key Stage 1 SATs conclude

Friday 25th May                                                      PSA Inflatables Afternoon (after school)

W/B 28th May                                                          HALF TERM


Second half term

Monday 4th June                                                     INSET DAY

Tuesday 5th June                                                     Pupils return

W/B 11th June                                                          Phonics Screening – Year 1 TBC

Saturday 16th June                                                 PSA Summer Fete

Tuesday 3rd July                                                      KS2 Dress Rehearsals to school 9.30am

Tuesday 3rd July                                                      Family performance 2pm

Wednesday 4th July                                                Family performance 6.30pm

Thursday 5th July                                                    Performance 7pm

W/B 9th July                                                             Health Awareness Week

Wednesday 11th July                                                Sports Day EYFS/KS1am KS2 pm

Thursday 12th July                                                   Reserve Sports Day (as above)

Friday 13th July                                                         Transition to new classes

Friday 13th July                                                         Reports to Parents

Friday 13th July                                                        End of Year Reception/KS1 & KS2 Discos

Monday 16 th July                                                     Year 6 Leavers’ Trip to Harry Potter World

Tuesday 17th July                                                      Celebration Afternoon for parents 2.30pm

Friday 20th July                                                        Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 9.30am

Friday 20th July                                                         Last day of the Summer Term