Term Dates

Ashbourne complements its academic excellence with an exciting programme of events and activities for all tastes.

Term dates 2021/2022

Registration 2021/2022
New A level Year 12 students
Wednesday 25th to Friday 27th August 2021
New A level Year 13 students
Tuesday 31st August 2021 (am)
Year 13 A level students (Year 12 students moving into Year 13)
Tuesday 31st August (pm) and Wednesday 1st September 2021
Online distance learning (ODL) students
Thursday 2nd September 2021 (am)
GCSE students
Thursday 2nd September 2021 (pm)
Autumn Term 2021
First day of term
Monday 6th September 2021
Monday 25th to Friday 29th October 2021
End of term
Friday 17th December 2021, 1pm
Inset day (no lessons)
Friday 3rd September 2021 (staff online)
Inset days (no lessons) – Year 12 must attend inset day programme
Wednesday 20th October 2021
Monday 13th December 2021
January Intakes 2022
New students registration Thursday 6th January 2022
New students first day of term
Monday, 10th January 2022
Spring Term 2022
First day of term for returning students
Tuesday 4th January 2022
Monday 14th to Friday 18th February 2022
End of term
Friday 25th March 2022
Inset day (no lessons) – Year 12 must attend Inset day programme
Thursday 10th February 2022
Easter Revision 2022
Week 1
Monday 28th March 2022
Week 2
Monday 4th April 2022
Week 3
Monday 11th April 2022
Summer Term 2022
First day of term
Tuesday 19th April 2022
There is no half-term or study leave, except for Bank Holiday on Monday 2nd May 2022
End of term
Friday 27th May 2022
Public exams – GCSE and A level
Mock exams
Mock exams 2021/2022
Autumn Half Term 1 (HT1) Mock Week Monday 11th October 2021
Autumn Half Term 2 (HT2) Mock Week Monday 6th December 2021
Spring Half Term 3 (HT3) Mock Week Monday 31st January 2022
Spring Half Term 4 (HT4) Mock Week
(3 days only at examination hall – no lessons, return to normal classes on Thursday 17th March 2022)
Monday 14th March 2022
Tuesday 15th March 2022
Wednesday 16th March 2022
Coursework deadlines
Coursework deadlines 2021/2022
Internally assessed coursework submission

Friday 11th February 2022

A level coursework submission


Report deadlines
Report deadlines 2020/2021
Autumn Half Term 1 (HT1)
Thursday 21st October 2021
Autumn Half Term 2 (HT2)
Wednesday 15th December 2021
Spring Half Term 3 (HT3)
Thursday 10th February 2022
Spring Half Term 4 (HT4)
Thursday 24th March 2022
Parents' evenings
Parents’ evenings 2021/2022
Autumn term
Year 12: Tuesday 2nd November 2021
Year 13: Thursday 11th November 2021
GCSE: Tuesday 2nd November 2021
Spring term
Year 12: Tuesday 22nd February 2022
Year 13: Thursday 3rd March 2022
GCSE: Thursday 3rd March 2022
Application deadlines
Application deadlines 2021/2022
Conservatoire applications
Friday 1st October 2021
UCAS deadline for Oxbridge, Medicine, Veterinary & Dentistry applications
15th October 2021
Internal university application deadline Monday 1st November 2021
UCAS deadline for all applications Wednesday 26th January 2022
Career events
Career events 2021/2022
Parents’ career talk
Thursday 25th November 2021
University day (Year 12) Tuesday 31st May 2022
Opening evenings
Opening evenings 2021/2022
Autumn 2021 Tuesday 19th October 2021
Spring 2022 Wednesday 9th March 2022
Summer 2022 Wednesday 1st June 2022
Scholarship events
Music and Drama scholarship day 2021
Music and Drama scholarship day 2021 Wednesday 17th November 2021
College trips
College trips 2021/2022
European trip (TBC) Saturday 12th to Thursday 17th February 2022
Music and arts events
Music and arts events 2021/2022
The Elements, concert at the Warehouse TBC
Concert at St Mary Abbots Friday 22nd October 2021
Thursday 10th March 2022
Creative Arts Event TBC
Art and Design Exhibition TBC
Honours and leavers
Honours and leavers 2021/2022
Autumn Honour roll nomination deadline Friday 10th December 2021
Spring Honour roll nomination deadline Friday 18th March 2022
Honour roll winners announcement Friday 25th March 2022
Leavers’ Awards Dinner Friday 27th May 2022
Staff events
Staff events 2021/2022
Christmas dinner – operations team Friday 3rd December 2021
Staff Christmas lunch Friday 17th December 2021
Annual quiz night Friday 25th March 2022
Ashbourne Revue
Ashbourne Revue 2021
Auditions – part 1 TBC
Auditions – part 2 TBC
Rehearsals 1 Tuesday 14th December 2021
Rehearsals 2 Wednesday 15th December 2021
Event Thursday 16th December 2021
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