School Calendar

2017 - 2018

Term 1

Starts: Monday 4th September 2017

Ends: Thursday 19th October 2017


Monday 4th September First day of Term 1

Monday 11th September First day of School for Year R Pupils

Tuesday 12th September Year 4 - Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Thursday 14th September Year 2 - Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Friday 15th September Year 5 - Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Monday 18th September Year 6 - Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Tuesday 19th September Year 1 – Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Monday 25th September Year 3 - Year Group Presentation 9:00am

Monday 25th September Harvest Festival

Thursday 28th September Sponsored Walk – Fundraising for Itolwa School

Friday 29th September Coffee Morning – Macmillan Cancer Support 8:35am –10.35am

Monday 2nd October Roots to Food – Curriculum Workshop

Tuesday 3rd October Roots to Food – Curriculum Workshop

Tuesday 3rd October Harvest Festival donations being accepted 8:35am-8:45am

Wednesday 4th October Year R Photograph – Kent Messenger 9:30am

Monday 9th October Magistrates Visiting Year 6

Friday 13th October Flamingos Class Assembly 9:15am

Monday 16th October Prospective Parents Presentation and Tour 9:30am

Monday 16th October Diwali Celebrations

Monday 16th October Year 1 and 2 Parent Workshop – Phonics 2:30pm

Thursday 19th October Year 3 Local Area Rock Walk

Thursday 19th October Year 5 Trip to Chatham Historic Dockyard

Thursday 19th October Last Day of Term 1

Friday 20th October Staff Development Day

Term 2

Starts: Monday 30th October 2017

Ends: Tuesday 19th December 2017


Monday 30th October First Day of Term 2

Monday 30th October Year 5 and 6 Halloween Disco – Monster Mash 6:30pm-8:00pm

Tuesday 31st October Year R Parent Workshop – Writing 9:00am

Tuesday 31st October Prospective Parents Presentation and Tour 1:45pm

Mon - Thurs 6th – 9th November Book Fair 

Monday 6th November Year 2 Parent Workshop – English and Maths 5:00pm

Tuesday 7th November  Year 4 Open Afternoon 2:30pm

Tuesday 7th November Year R Parent Workshop – Writing 5:00pm

Friday 10th November Penguins Class Assembly 9:15am

Mon – Fri 13th – 17th November Anti-Bullying Week

Thursday 16th November Prospective Parents Presentation and Tour 9:30am

Friday 17th November Individual Pupil Photographs

Mon – Fri 20th – 24th November  Road Safety Week

Tuesday 21st November School Choir @ Bluewater 11am-12pm

Friday 24th November Elephants Class Assembly 9:15am

Tuesday 28th November Parent Consultations 4:00pm – 7:30pm (Teachers will arrange a second date during weeks beginning 27th November and 4th December)

Friday 1st December Year 6 Open Afternoon 2:30pm-3:15pm

Friday 1st December Fizz Pop Science Assembly

Monday 4th December Prospective Parents Presentation and Tour 9:30am

Monday 11th December Year R, Year 1 & Year 2 Christmas Production to School 9:30am

Monday 11th December Year 3 & Year 4 Christmas Production to School 2:00pm

Wednesday 13th December Year R, Year 1 & Year 2 Christmas Production to Parents 2:00pm

Wednesday 13th December Year 3 & Year 4 Christmas Production to Parents 9:30am

Thursday 14th December Year R, Year 1 & Year 2 Christmas Production to Parents 9:30am

Thursday 14th December Year 3 & Year 4 Christmas Production to Parents 2:00pm

Friday 15th December Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 15th December Thank You Assembly for Helpers and Volunteers 9:15am

Friday 15th December  Christmas Dinner

Friday 15th December Year 5 and 6 Carol Service at St John the Baptist Church 2:00 pm

Monday 18th December Salvation Army Carol Service 9:30am

Tuesday 19th December Pantomime 9:30am

Tuesday 19th December Last Day of Term 2    

Term 3

Term Starts: Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Term Ends: Friday 9th February 2018


Wednesday 3rd January 2018 First day of Term 3

Friday 12th January Oryx Class Assembly 9:15am

Thursday 18th January Year 5 Open Afternoon 2:30pm-3:10pm

Friday 26th January Owls Class Assembly 9:15am

Tuesday 30th January Year 2 Florence Nightingale Theme Day

Monday 5th February Year 3 Open Afternoon 2:30pm-3.10pm

Tuesday 6th February Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 6th February Choir Young Voices

Friday 9th February Toucans Class Assembly 9:15am

Friday 9th February Year 3/4 Disco 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Friday 9th February 2018 Last day of Term 3

Term 4

Term Starts: Monday 19th February 2018

Term Ends: Thursday 29th March 2018


Monday 19th February First Day of Term 4

Thursday 22nd February Year 2 SATs Information Meeting 6:30pm

Tuesday 13th March Hedgehogs Class Assembly 9:15am

Tuesday 13th March Y2 Puppet Making Afternoon

Tuesday 13th March Year 6 Parents SATs Information Meeting 6:30pm

Thursday 15th March Science Day

Thursday 22nd March Parent Consultations 4:00—7:30pm

(Teachers will arrange their second consultations during weeks beginning 12th and 26th March)

Friday 23rd March Koalas Class Assembly 9:15am

Tuesday 27th March Year 1 Open Afternoon 2:15pm

Tuesday 27th March Swattenden Parents’ Meeting 6:30pm

Thursday 29th March World Book Day – Dress up as a Book Character and lots more activities!

Thursday 29th March Last Day of Term 4

Term 5

Term Starts: Monday 16th April 2018

Term Ends: Friday 25th May 2018


Monday 16th April First Day of Term 5

Monday 23rd April Non-uniform day (red and white themed) for St George's Day

Thursday 26th April Non-uniform day for chocolate tombola donations

Thursday 3rd May Non-uniform day for bottle tombola donations

Friday 4th May Pandas Class Assembly 9:15am

Monday 7th May May Fayre (Bank Holiday)

Weds - Fri 9th – 11th May Year 4 Residential Visit to Swattenden

Mon - Thurs 14th – 17th May Year 6 SATs

Tuesday 15th May Kingswood Parents’ Meeting 6:30pm

Thursday 17th May Year 4 walk to Meopham Green 9:00am-12:00pm

Friday 18th May Royal Wedding Own Clothes Day

Mon –Fri 21st 25th May Walk to School Week

Monday 21st May PTA Coffee morning

Tuesday 22nd May Y1 Walking to St John the Baptist Church 9:30am-11:30am

Tuesday 22nd May Y2 Walking to the Windmill 9:00am

Thursday 24th May Year 5 Kent Test Information Meeting 6:30pm

Friday 25th May Funky Shoe Day

Friday 25th May Year 3 visit to Lullingstone Villa

Friday 25th May Last Day of Term 5

Term 6

Term Starts: Wednesday 6th June 2018

Term Ends: Friday 20th July 2018


Wednesday 6th June First Day of Term 6

Friday 8th June Reception Class Assembly 9:15am

Friday 8th June  Reception Open Morning 9:45-10:30am

Mon-Fri 11th – 15th June Year 6 Residential Visit to Kingswood

Friday 15th June Parrots Class Assembly 9:15 am

Friday 15th June Father's Day Gift Shop 

Wednesday 20th June Sports Day (Wednesday 11th July - Reserve)

Thursday 21st June New Parents Meeting 9:00-11:00am

Thursday 21st June New Entrants Storytime 2:40-3:00pm

Monday 25th June Year 6 First Aid Training

Monday 25th June Class photos

Wednesday 27th June Year 1 trip to Kent Life

Thursday 28th June New Entrants Storytime 2:40-3:00pm 

Tuesday 3rd July Children & Parents Informed of New Class Teacher

Wednesday 4th July Year 2 Trip to Joss Bay 

Thursday 5th July Whole Class Swap—Meet New Teacher Afternoon

Thursday 5th July New Entrants Play Afternoon 1:30-3:00pm 

Friday 6th July PTA Coffee Morning

Friday 6th July Year 2 Open Afternoon

Tuesday 10th July School Reports to Parents  - Year R-Year 5

Thursday 12th July New Entrants Play Afternoon 1:30-3:00pm 

Thursday 12th July School Reports to Parents  - Year 6

Friday 13th July French Day

Friday 13th July Family Summer Party

Monday 16th July Year 6 Production to Year R and KS1 1:30pm

Tuesday 17th July Year 6 Production to KS2 1:30pm

Tuesday 17th July Opportunity to Discuss School Reports with Teachers

Wednesday 18th July Year 6 Production 6:30pm

Thursday 19th July Thank You Assembly 9:30am

Thursday 19th July Meopham’s Got Talent

Thursday 19th July Year 6 Leaver’s BBQ 5:30-6:30pm

Thursday 19th July Year 5/6 Disco 6:30-8:00pm

Friday 20th July Year 6 Leaver’s Service 9:15am

Friday 20th July Last Day of Term 6