School Calendar

St Philip Howard School offers state-of-the-art facilities that are available for hire to the wider community. Our facilities include a sports hall, a drama studio, a dance studio, and a range of classrooms and meeting rooms.

Our facilities are regularly used by local sports clubs, community groups, and businesses for a range of activities, such as sports training, dance classes, drama rehearsals, and meetings. We also offer competitive rates and flexible booking options to meet the needs of our users.

Our facilities are maintained to the highest standards, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for all users. Whether you are looking for a venue for a one-off event or a regular booking, St Philip Howard School’s facilities offer a convenient and high-quality solution.

2023 - 2024

New Staff Inset & 6th Form Enrolment

Friday 1st September

Autumn Term

Starts (Year 7 & 12 only)

Tuesday 5th
September 2023

Starts (All years)

Wednesday 6th
September 2023

Finishes

Friday 15th
December 2023
(Early Close at 12:40)

HALF TERM

Monday 23th
October 2023

to

Friday 27th
October 2023

INSET DAYS

Monday 4th
September 2023

Friday 29th
September 2023

SCHOOL CLOSED

Friday 24th
November 2023

INSET DAYS

Monday 27th
November 2023

Spring Term

Starts

Wednesday 3rd
January 2024

Finishes

Thursday 28th
March 2024
(Early Close at 15:05)

HALF TERM

Monday 12th
February 2024

to

Friday 16th
February 2024

INSET DAYS

Wednesday 13th
March 2024

Summer Term

Starts

Monday 15th
April 2024

Finishes

Friday 19th
July 2024
(Early Close at 12:40)

HALF TERM

Monday 27th
May 2024

to

Friday 31st
May 2024

INSET DAYS

Friday 21st
June 2024

Monday 24th
June 2024

Homework Timetables

KS3

Subject

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Literacy (Bedrock/reading)

120 mins

120 mins

120 mins

Numeracy (Sparxs Maths)

60 mins

60 mins

60 mins

Independent Reading

120 mins

120 mins

120 mins

English

60 mins

90 mins

90 mins

Maths, Science, Languages, RE

60 mins

60 mins

90 mins

History, Geography, Art, Technology, Computer Science

30 mins

45 mins

45 mins

Revision

90 mins

105 mins

105 mins

Total time per fortnight

14 hours

16 hours

18 hours

Year 10

Subject

Homework

Revision

Literacy (Bedrock/reading)

60 mins

0 mins

Numeracy (Sparxs Maths)

60 mins

0 mins

Independent Reading

120 mins

0 mins

English (Including Literature and Language)

120 mins

60 mins

Maths, RE, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

60 mins

30 mins

Option 1

60 mins

30 mins

Option 2

60 mins

30 mins

Option 3

60 mins

30 mins

Option 4

60 mins

30 mins

Total time per fortnight

15 hours

5.5 hours

Total study time per fortnight

20.5 hours

Year 11

Subject

Homework

Revision

Literacy (Bedrock/reading)

60 mins

0 mins

Numeracy (Sparxs Maths)

60 mins

0 mins

Independent Reading

120 mins

0 mins

English (Including Literature and Language)

180 mins

120 mins

Maths

90 mins

60 mins

RE, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

60 mins

60 mins

Option 1

60 mins

60 mins

Option 2

60 mins

60 mins

Option 3

60 mins

60 mins

Total time per fortnight

15.5 hours

10 hours

Total study time per fortnight

25.5 hours