Kingussie High School

EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL CALENDAR 2018 – 2019

School Closes

School Opens

SUMMER HOLIDAY 2018

Friday

29

June

Monday

Tuesday

20

21

August 2018 (Staff)

August 2018 (pupils)

OCTOBER HOLIDAY

Friday

12

October

Monday

29

October (All)

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Friday

21

December

Monday

7

January 2019 (All)

FEBRUARY MID TERM

Friday

 

15

February

Wednesday

Thursday

20

21

February 2019 (Staff)

February 2019 (Pupils)

EASTER HOLIDAY

Friday

5

April

Tuesday

23

April 2019 (all)

SUMMER HOLIDAY 2019

Thursday

4

July

Monday

Tuesday

19

20

August 2019 (Staff)

August 2019 (Pupils)

In-Service Days for Teachers (holidays for pupils)                                 Monday 20th August 2018

In-Service Days

Monday 17th /Tuesday 18th September 2018

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Monday 3rd June 2019

Additional Holidays (Staff and Pupils):                              May Day Holiday Monday 6th May 2019

CAP

Sessions

The letters CAP refers to the Collective Activity Programme.  These are usually 4-5pm on a Wednesday; however we have also included a termly development afternoon which will be held on a Friday 1-3pm.  These will usually start with a short Staff Meeting.  The time allocated to CAP is 30 hours.

Further information and detail of CAP Session activities will be found on the CAP Calendar (link here), stored on the Staff Dashboard.

Parents’ Evenings (5+1) – includes 4 hours of collation, report writing and meeting preparation (1 session left out to allow for rescheduling due to weather, utility failures etc.)

Restriction on pupil and staff planned absence from school. All planned activities must be discussed with, and approved by the HT well in advance of the proposed date.

TERM 1: AUGUST – OCTOBER 2018

Week

DAY

ACTIVITY

CAP    (Wednesdays)

DEPARTMENT CALENDAR

1

Monday 20 August

New Session INSET DAY

Tuesday 21 August

School reopens for new term for pupils

Wednesday 22 August

CAP (1)

Thursday 23 August

Higher Education Tour KHS

Friday 24 August

Edinburgh Festival Visit

2

Monday 27 August

Initial Results Analysis - Meetings TBC

Wednesday 29 August

Initial Results Analysis - Meetings TBC

Friday 31 August

Final Day for Course Choice Changes and Elective Changes

CAP (2) - Development Afternoon

Initial Results Analysis - Meetings TBC

3

Monday 3 September

S2 Cancer Trust Talk (P7)

Wednesday  5 September

School Photographer (Individual & Family) / Education Scotland 10am (MD)

CAP (3)

Thursday 6 September

S5 Talk about UCAS Exhibition 2.50-3.35pm / SDS Input for S5/6

Friday 7 September

S2 SPP (1) Tracking Data Deadline

4

Monday 10 September

SLT Learning Observations (Phase 1)

Maths Week

French Advanced Higher Students visit Inverness SCILT (Mr Avenel)

ES Visit - Ways to Wellbeing (M Deans)

Tuesday 11 September

Road Safety Play

School Daze: S1 10.15-11am

Friends Disunited: S5 & S6 2.15-2.55pm

Maths Week

Parent Council Meeting 1

Wednesday 12 September

Maths Week

Maths Performance from Andrew Jeffrey S1-S3 (2.55pm) in the Main Hall

SCRAN Visit:

P2 - Higher MS pupils

P4/5 - N5 History pupils

P7/8 - Higher History pupils

CAP (4)

Thursday 13 September

S5 Inverness - UCAS Exhibition

Maths Week

Friday 14 September

Maths Week

Senior Phase (1) Tracking Deadline

5

Monday 17 September

INSET DAY – “Looking Outwards Development Day”

Tuesday 18 September

INSET DAY – KHS Day - “Feedback from 17/9”

Staff Meeting included

Wednesday 19 September

S3 Rota Change 2

CAP (5)

Thursday 20 September

Friday 21 September

S5/6 ‘Concern’ Interviews (Post Tracking) - TBC

S1 SPP (1) Tracking Deadline

6

Monday 24 September

HoD’s Trio Insight Meetings - TBC

Tuesday 25 September

HoD’s Trio Insight Meetings - TBC

Wednesday 26 September

HoD’s Trio Insight Meetings - TBC  European Day of Languages

CAP (6)

S1 Review

Friday 28 September

Departmental Improvement Plan - Check Up

7

Monday 1 October

S4 Pupil Interview Follow Ups - SLT / Guidance

Tuesday 2 October

Visit from Insight Team

Wednesday 3 October

S2 Rota Change 2

S1 Parents’ Evening

Wade Cup

Thursday 4 October

National Poetry Day

S3 Thursday Rota Change 2

Make £5 Grow Market Day 2.05pm

Friday 5 October

S3 SPP (1) Tracking Deadline

8

Monday 8 October

Tuesday 9 October

Parent Council AGM 2

Wednesday 10 October

CAP (7)

Thursday 11 October

A9 Academy Primary Event

Friday 12 October

House Rewards - Event 1

School Closes for October Half Term at 12.30pm

TERM 2: OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2018

Week

DAY

ACTIVITY

CAP  (Wednesdays)

DEPARTMENT CALENDAR

9

Monday 29 October

School reopens for new term

Wednesday 31 October

Halloween Disco - TBC?

CAP (8)

Friday  2 November

School Deadline for applications to be sent to referee (Guidance Teacher) - UCAS

S2 SPP (2) Tracking Data Deadline

10

Monday 5 November

16+ Meeting - Guidance - TBC

Tuesday 6 November

Friday 9 November

CAP (9) - Development Afternoon

11

Monday 12 November

N5 History & Modern Studies Assessment

Tuesday 13 November

Wednesday 14 November

S2 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 15 November

Friday 16 November

Children in Need

Senior Phase Tracking (2) Deadline (Comment available)

12

Monday 19 November

S1-3 / S4-6 Dance Tickets on Sale

Wednesday 21 November

CAP (10)

Thursday 22 November

Friday 23 November

Final date for AAA for SQA - MD

S1 SPP (2) Tracking Data Deadline

13

Monday 26 November

Wednesday 28 November

S3 Rota Change 3

S4-6 Feshie / Gynack Parents’ Evening

Thursday 29 November

S3 Thursday Rota Change 3

Friday 30 November

14

Monday 3 December

Tuesday 4 December

Wednesday 5 December

S4-6 Spey / Tromie Parents’ Evening

Thursday 6 December

Friday 7 December

S3 SPP (2) Tracking Data Deadline

15

Monday 10 December

Pupil Intention Forms Issued - IA

Tuesday 11 December

PE One Off Performance Exam

Wednesday 12 December

CAP (11)

PE One Off Performance Exam

Thursday 13 December

Friday 14 December

Pupil Intention Forms Collected - IA

16

Monday 17 December

Junior Dance: S1-S3 (7pm-10pm)

Wednesday 19 December

Thursday 20 December

Friday 21 December

House Rewards Event 2

School Closes for Festive Holidays

TERM 3: JANUARY TO EASTER 2019

WEEK

DAY

ACTIVITY

CAP

(Wednesdays)

DEPARTMENT CALENDAR

17

Monday 7 January

School reopens for new term

Wednesday 9 January

S2 Rota Change 3

18

Monday 14 January

S4-6 Prelim Exams Start TBC

SLT/Staff Professional Learning Updates - Week 1

Wednesday 16 January

CAP (12)

19

Monday 21 January

SLT/Staff Professional Learning Updates - Week 2

Wednesday 23rd January

Thursday 24 January

S3 Thursday Rota Change 4

Friday 25 January        

S4-6 Prelim Exams End TBC

20

Monday 28 January

Wednesday 30 January

Teach the Parents’ Event

CAP (13)

Friday 1 February

S2 SPP (3) Tracking Data Deadline

21

Monday 4 February

Tuesday 5 February

Wednesday 6 February

S3 Rota Change 4

CAP (14)

Senior Phase Tracking (3) (Comment)

Thursday 7 February

UKMT Intermediate Challenge (Maths)

Friday 8 February

22

Monday 11 February

Tuesday 12 February

S3 SPP (3) Tracking Data Deadline

Wednesday 13 February

CAP (15)

Friday 15 February

School closes at 12.30pm for February break

23

Mon/Tues 18/19 February

School closed - February Break

Wednesday 20 February

Staff INSET Day – school closed to pupils

Thursday 21 February

School re-opens for pupils /

Senior Option Information Evening TBC (7pm)

Friday 22 February

Senior Option Process for new S4-S6 begins

24

Monday 25 February

Wednesday 27 February

S3 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 28 February

‘Fit For Work’ Event  TBC

Friday 1 March

CAP (16)  - Development Afternoon

25

Monday 4 March

S3 Pupil/Parent Interview – SLT / Guidance

Tuesday 5 March

S3 Pupil/Parent Interview – SLT / Guidance

Wednesday 6 March

CAP (17)

Thursday 7 March

S4-5 Targeted Pupil Interviews - SLT

World Book Day Event (TBC)

S3 Thursday Rota Change 5

Friday 8 March

Completion of Senior Option Process

S1 SPP (3) Tracking Data Deadline

26

Monday 11 March

Wednesday 13 March

CAP (18)

Thursday 14 March

Pi Day Event (Maths)

Friday 15 March

Senior Phase Tracking 4

27

Monday 18 March

FINAL DATE FOR SQA PRESENTATION LEVEL CHANGES, SUBMISSION OF ESTIMATES TO MRS GOW

Wednesday 20 March

S2 Rota Change 4

CAP (19)

28

Monday 25 March

Tuesday 26 March

PE One Off Performance Exam

Wednesday 27 March

Open Justice Event - N6 MS (P1-3)

PE One Off Performance Exam

29

Monday 1 April

Wednesday 3 April

S3 Rota Change 5

Thursday 4 April

Collect Locker keys from leavers and S6 pupils

Friday 5 April

House Rewards Event 3

School 

Closes for Easter holiday at 12.30pm

TERM 4: EASTER TO SUMMER 2019

Week

DAY

ACTIVITY

CAP

     (Wednesdays)

DEPARTMENT CALENDAR

30

Tuesday 23 April

School re-opens for new term – All

SOSCA (AfE) Testing period (S2)

Prize Lists Issued to Departments

Wednesday 24 April

Study leave commences for pupils with an exam on Thursday 25 April

Exam Timetable 2019

CAP (20)

Thursday 25 April

SQA Exams begin

Exam Leave for Seniors begin

Friday 26 April

P6/7 Leavers’ Interviews (TBC)

S2 SPP (4) Tracking Data Deadline

31

Monday 29 April

PRD Process begins HoD’s > Teaching Staff

Dept Improvement Plan templates issued

Tuesday 30 April

SLT Learning Observations begin (Phase 2)

UKMT Junior Challenge (Maths)

Wednesday 1 May

CAP (21)

Thursday 2 May

Friday 3 May

PRD process starts HoD’s>staff

HoD’s return prize lists to Guidance

32

Monday 6 May

Public Holiday - School Closed

Tuesday 7 May

Wednesday 8 May

CAP (22)

Thursday 9 May

Friday 10 May

SFL Requests to MD For new timetable 2019/20

33

Monday 13 May

S3 DOE Bronze Training TBC

Wednesday 15 May

CAP (23)

Friday 17 May

Start of 2019/2020 Calendar process

S1 SPP (4) Tracking Data Deadline

34

Monday 20 May

S2 London Trip

PRD process continues SLT>HoD’s

Tuesday 21 May

Wednesday 22 May

Friday 24 May

S1 Class lists issued to Depts

35

Monday 27 May

S1 Badaguish Trip

DOE Bronze Assessment TBC

Wednesday 29 May

Thursday 30 May

Friday 31 May

SQA Exams End

Calendar Group Meeting Continues

36

Monday 3 June

Staff INSET Day – school closed to pupils

Tuesday 4 June

First week of New Timetable

Prize-giving/Leavers’ Graduation Evening

Wednesday 5 June

CAP (24)

Friday 7 June

Deadline for Dept Improvement Plan

37

Monday 10 June

Tuesday 11 June

Access to Higher Education Evening - TBC

P7 (new S1) Visit day 1

Wednesday 12 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 2

Thursday 13 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 3

Friday 14 June

CAP (25)  - Development Afternoon

38

Monday 17 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 4

Tuesday 18 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 5

Wednesday 19 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 6 + Parent Visit (pm)

CAP (26)

Thursday 20 June

P7 (new S1) Visit day 7

School Sports Day TBC

39

Monday 24 June

DOE SIlver & Gold Training TBC

40

Monday 1 July

Wednesday 3 July

House Rewards Event 4

Locker Checks & Keys Returned

CPD Plan to be completed by all staff

Thursday 4 July

School Closes at 12.30pm Summer Holidays