Chessington School Calendar 2018-19

MARCH 2019
Friday, 1st to
Saturday, 2nd
One night residential maths and English revision and outdoor activities at Grosvenor Hall, Ashford, Kent
Selected students in Year 11
Tuesday, 5thYear 6 Open Morning 9.00am-10.30am
Thursday, 7thYear 6 Open Morning 9.00am-10.30am
Thursday, 7thRomeo & Juliet at the Globe Theatre30 Year 8 student places available
Tuesday, 12thYear 6 Open Morning 9.00am-10.30am
Thursday, 21stParents Consultation Evening4:00pm-7:00 pmYear 7
Monday, 25thGunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds Exhibition in LondonYear 10 (all students invited)
Wednesday, 27th“Drop Down Day” Lower School off timetable
Wednesday, 27thYear 10 visit to Kingston University
Thursday, 28th “Under My Skin” – theatre performanceYear 8 and Year 9 (P3 & P4)
Friday, 29thCeCe Sammy – Speakers4Schools P5 & P6Selected students/year groups
Friday, 29thChessington School PTA Quiz Night8.00pmSee the latest news for details.
APRIL 2019
Tuesday, 2nd Rewards trip to Go Ape at Chessington World of AdventuresVarious year groups
Friday, 5th to
Saturday, 13th
Ski Trip to Axamer Lizum, AustriaYears 8 & 9
Friday, 5thSpring Term ends for Easter break
Friday, 19thGood Friday Bank holiday
Monday, 22ndEaster Monday Bank Holiday
Tuesday, 23rdSummer Term starts
Tuesday, 23rdYear 10 Citizenship trip to Houses of ParliamentTrip students to arrive at school at 8.30am
Tuesday, 23rdCareers visits to East London UniversityAll daySelected students
Friday, 26thCareers visits to East London UniversityAll daySelected students
MAY 2019
Thursday, 2ndParents Consultation Evening4:00pm-7:00pmYear 9
Monday, 6thMay Day Bank Holiday
Thursday, 9thParents Consultation Evening4:00pm-7:00pmYear 8 (rearranged from 7 March)
Wednesday, 15thImmunizations MorningYear 8 & Year 9
Thursday, 23rdNew parents and students meetings 3:30pm-6:00pm Year 6 into Year 7
Friday, 24thSummer Term ends for half term break
Friday, 24thYear 11 Leavers Assembly and BBQ AfternoonAll other year groups will be dismissed at noon
Monday, 27thLate May Bank Holiday
JUNE 2019
Monday, 3rdBack to school
Wednesday, 5thComputer science tripAll dayYear 10
Monday, 10th to Friday, 14th Internal examsAll week Years 7, 8 & 9
Friday, 19thComputer science tripAll dayYear 9
Friday, 28thProm at Epsom RacecourseEveningYear 11
JULY 2019
Tuesday, 2ndNew parents information eveningTBCYear 6 into Year 7 
Wednesday, 3rdTransition DayAll dayYear 6 into Year 7
Wednesday, 3rd to Friday, 19thTaiwanese students visiting Chessington SchoolSelected students 
Thursday, 4th“Drop Down Day”Lower School off timetable
Monday, 15th to Thursday, 18thAlternative learning week Various activities and trips for all year groups​
Thursday, 18thYpres and WW1 Battlefields tripYears 8 & 9
Friday, 19th Summer Term ends
Wednesday, 24th “Summer School” for new Year 7 students starting in September 2019
Thursday, 25th “Summer School” for new Year 7 students starting in September 2019
Friday, 26th “Summer School” for new Year 7 students starting in September 2019

Autumn Term for 2019


Monday, 2nd INSET Day Staff only in school
Tuesday, 3rd Autumn term begins for students 10:40am start for students


Friday, 25th Break up for Half Term 3:00pm
Monday, 28th to Friday, 8th November Half Term (including two INSET days for staff) Some Year 11 students will be invited in on Friday, 8th November for personalised sessions


Monday, 11th All students return to school 8:25am


Friday, 20th Autumn Term ends Midday
Monday, 23rd to Friday, 3rd January 2020 Christmas Holiday School closed

Spring Term 2020


Monday, 6th Spring Term begins for staff and students 10:40am start for students


Friday, 14th Break up for Half Term 3:00pm
Saturday, 15th to Monday, 17th February 2020 Berlin trip for Years 9 and 10. Open to all but priority given to history students should trip be oversubscribed
Monday, 17th to Friday, 21st Half Term
Monday, 24th INSET Day Staff only in school
Tuesday, 25th All students return to school 8:25am

APRIL 2020

Friday, 3rd Spring Term ends
Monday, 6th April to Friday, 17th April Easter Holiday School closed

Previous calendar events

September 2018

Monday, 3rdINSET Day for StaffAll dayNo students in school
Tuesday, 4thYears 7 and 11 Autumn term starts08:25For Years 7 and 11
Tuesday, 4thYears 8, 9, 10 Autumn term starts10:35For Years 8, 9 and 10
Friday, 7thYear 7 Parents & Staff BBQ18:00All parents and carers of Year 7 students invited
Friday, 7thWhole school individual photographsAll day
Thursday, 13thParents Information Evening for All YearsTBCAll parents and carers invited
Friday, 14thChessington Club Fair in the Atrium12.30-1.30pm
Tuesday, 24thOpen morning tour9-10.30am
Thursday, 27thSchool early closure at 12noonAll students
Thursday, 27thOpen Evening6-9pm
Friday, 28thSEN Garden Official Opening10-11am
Friday, 28thAll students start at 10.30am

October 2018

Tuesday, 2ndOpen Morning9-10.30am
Tuesday, 2ndNetball fixture at Chessington School3pmYear 7
Wednesday, 3rdFootball fixture, Hollyfield School3pmYear 7
Wednesday, 3rdEnglish trip to An Inspector CallsYears 10 & 11
Thursday, 4thOpen evening9-10am
Thursday, 4thParents evening/Meet the tutor6.30-8.30pm
Friday, 5thMacMillan Coffee Morning10-11.30amALL invited
Saturday, 6thD of E Assessment Expedition
Tuesday, 9thOpen morning9-10.30am
Tuesday, 16thOpen morning9-10.30am
Tuesday, 16thPoetry van in the playground
Wednesday, 17thYouth conversation9.30am-2pmStudents by invitation
Friday, 19thAutumn Term ends for half term break3:00pm
Friday, 19thCommunity Fireworks & BBQ18:30Everyone invited for the PTA annual Fireworks!
Monday, 22ndSchool closed to students
Tuesday, 23rdSchool closed to students
Wednesday, 24thSchool closed to students
Thursday, 25thSchool closed to students
Friday, 26thSchool closed to students
Monday, 29thSchool closed to students
Tuesday, 30thSchool closed to students
Wednesday, 31stINSET Day for StaffAll dayNo students in school

November 2018

Thursday, 1stINSET Day for StaffAll dayNo students in school
Friday, 2ndINSET Day for StaffAll dayNo students in school
Monday, 5thBack to school8:25
Tuesday, 6thY7 & Y9 Netball vs Blenheim 3.45Away fixture
Thursday, 8thCross Country @ Surbiton Fields 9-12amAway fixture
Friday, 9thRemembrance Assembly11.00Whole school and invited guests
Monday, 12thY7/8 Netball vs Kingston Academy3.30Home fixture
Tuesday, 13thY7/8 Rugby vs Hollyfield @ Kingston RFC3.45Away fixture
Wednesday, 14thY9/10 Girls 9-a-side Football vs HolycrossHome fixture
Thursday, 15thY7-11 Girls Badminton TournamentTBCTBC
Thursday, 15thSchool will close 30 minutes early 2:30pmRe: school email of 13th November
Thursday, 15thCelebration eveningYear 11
Monday, 19thU12+U13 Netball vs Surbiton High3.45Away fixture
Monday, 19thEnglish trip to DorkingYear 7
Tuesday, 20thY9 Netball vs Tolworth3.45Away fixture
Wednesday, 21stY7 Boys Football vs Southfields3.30Away fixture
Thursday, 22ndY8 Boys Football vs Southfields3.30Home fixture
Tuesday, 27thPSHE "Drop Down" day All dayStudents in Years 7-10
Wednesday, 28thU15 Netball vs Surbiton High3.45Home fixture
Thursday, 29thY7 Girls Football Tournament @ Tolworth3.00Away fixture
Thursday, 29thY8 Rugby 7s Tournament @ Richard ChallonerAway fixture
Thursday, 29thParents Consultation EveningYear 10

December 2018

Monday, 3rdU13/U15 Lady Taveners CricketTBCAway fixture
Tuesday, 4thSecondary Gymnastics CompetitionTBCAway fixture
Thursday, 6thY9 Boys Football vs Southfields3.00pmAway fixture
Monday, 10thDance Competition @ TiffinTBCAway fixture
Tuesday, 11thY7+Y8 Girls 9-a-side Football vs Chertsey3.15pmAway fixture
Wednesday, 12thChessington School Christmas Dinner
Thursday, 13thMaths In Action TripYear 9, 10 & 11
Thursday, 13thCommunity Christmas Concert6.00pmAll welcome
Friday, 14thChristmas coffee morning10.00-11.30amAll welcome
Wednesday, 19thChristmas jumper day!All
Wednesday, 19thEnd of term – school finishes12 noon
Tuesday, 25thChristmas Day Bank Holiday
Wednesday, 26thBoxing Day Bank Holiday

January 2019

Tuesday, 1stNew Years Day Bank Holiday
Monday, 7thStart of term10.35amAll students
Thursday, 24thParents Consultation Evening Year 11

February 2019

Friday, 1st Poetry Live!
Friday, 15thTerm ends3.00pmAll students
Friday, 17th“Racing to School” Maths Trip, Sandown RacecourseYear 8 (selected students)
Monday, 25thINSET DayAll dayYears 7-10 only
Tuesday, 26th Term starts08.30amAll students