The tables below show the term dates and staff-training (INSET) days for the 2018/19 academic year. For dates of important school events over the year, see the calendar.
|School closes afternoon of:||School re-opens on:|
|Autumn||Wednesday 5th September 2018 Year 7 only 08:20am |
Thursday 6th September 2018 All years 08:20am
|Half Term||Friday 26th October 2018||Monday 5th November 2018|
|Christmas||Friday 14th December 2018||Tuesday 8th January 2019|
|Half Term||Friday 15th February 2019||Monday 25th February 2019|
|Easter||Friday 5th April 2019||Tuesday 23rd April 2019 (19th & 22nd - Easter Bank Hiolidays)|
|May Day||Monday 6th May 2019||Tuesday 7th May 2019|
|Half Term||Friday 24th May 2019||Monday 3rd June 2019|
|Summer||Wednesday 24th July 2019|
he shape of the day 2018/19:
- Tuesday to Friday at 8.20 with all students needing to be on-site every day by 8.20 at the latest.
- The Academy opens at 8.50am on a Monday.
- The Academy day ends at 16.30 Monday to Thursday.
- The Academy day ends at 12 on a Friday with a lunch available for any student who wants to eat on-site or who is entitled to a Free School Meal.
- Monday 8.50-16.30.
- Tuesday – Thursday 8.20-16.30
- Friday 8.20-12 (12.30 if taking lunch).
- Primary school Sports day at DCA
Our fellow primary schools come to DCA to compete in the termly sports hall athletics (Whole School - 27/03/2019)
- Year 7's Exhibtion at Nottingham Contemporary
Scholars produce textile artwork and a drama video performance (Whole School - 08/03/2019)
- Big well done to our Year 8s!
Our Year 8 rugby team beat Trinity School yesterday afternoon! (Whole School - 07/03/2019)
- Midlands U16 Rugby
Well done to Tommy and Abdul! (Whole School - 23/02/2019)
- Year 11s move to our Sherwood Rise site
In preparation for their exams! (Whole School - 08/02/2019)