The academic year is a busy one and there are important events which take place for each year group.

View our online calendar

Below you will find a downloadable calendar for your fridge or notice board; this has been produced by the parent/teacher association and shows important dates for parents that take place throughout the year.Also below is an outline of holiday dates as set out by the Department of Education, Sport and Culture – this may be useful for forward planning *

BHSA Calendar

DESC Holiday Dates

* Please note that all dates are subject change.If dates have to change, every effort will be taken to notify parents and carers where possible.

Students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 may have exams taking place during the TT break.

If you need to take your child out of school for any reason, a ‘leave of absence’ form should be completed.This can be collected from the school foyer or downloaded below.Once complete, this should be returned to the school foyer.

Leave of Absence Form

The lists below show examples of some key events that take place throughout the year.Some of these are for parents/carers, some are for students only and some are for both.All events are subject to change and you will be contacted about arrangements for each of these closer to the time.

Year 7

  • Academic Tutoring
  • Meet the tutor evening
  • Snapshots and reports

Year 8

  • Academic Tutoring
  • Snapshots and reports

Year 9

  • Academic Tutoring
  • Snapshots and reports
  • Junior Achievement - ‘Learn to Earn’ day
  • Introduction to careers day
  • GCSE ‘Options’ evening

Year 10

  • Academic Tutoring
  • Tutors’ Evening
  • Snapshots and reports
  • Employment and skills exhibition
  • Junior Achievement - ‘Get a Job’ day
  • Work experience week

Year 11

  • Introduction to Sixth Form evening
  • Tutors’ evening
  • Mock interview practice
  • Junior Achievement - ‘All About Money’ day
  • Higher Education Fair (University conference)
  • Record of Achievement Leaving Ceremony
  • Prom night