Term Dates

Term dates and Key Dates

    Click here to download our key dates document for 2018/2019

    Click here to download our key dates document for 2019/2020

    Click here to download an Absence Form



    Start Date

    End Date

    Autumn Term

    Monday 3rd September

    Friday 21st December

    Half Term

    Monday 22nd October

    Friday 26th October

    Christmas Holiday

    Monday 24th December

    Friday 4th January



    Start Date

    End Date

    Spring Term

    Monday 7th January

    Friday 5th April

    Half Term

    Monday 18th February

    Friday 22nd February

    Easter Holiday

    Monday 8th April

    Monday 22nd April

    Summer Term

    Tuesday 23rd April

    Friday 19th July

    Half Term

    Monday 27th May

    Friday 31st May

    Public Holidays


    Holiday Date


    25th & 26th December 2018

    New Year

    1st January 2019


    19th April & 22nd April 2019


    6th May 2019

    Spring Bank Holiday

    27th May 2019

    Summer Bank Holiday

    26th August 2019

    Inset Days
    Monday 3rd September 2018
    Friday 1st February 2019
    Monday 24th June 2019


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Term Dates


Highcliffe Careers Fair 2019

Employers, colleges, universities and training providers will be exhibiting at Highcliffe School

Year 8 and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Zadie had the opportunity to take part in the SoundStorm event ‘Transmission’. Here she tells about her experience:

Highcliffe Fellowship Award

After reviewing all of our student work, we have awarded our Highcliffe Fellowship Award

Summer Concert 2019

Our annual Summer Concert is always a fantastic way to review and celebrate the achievements and successes of our musicians and performers for the academic year.

Year 12 Oxford University Residential

Our Year 12 aspirant Oxbridge students had a fantastic time on their residential trip to University of Oxford. As well as seeing the university, they had a chance to explore oxford and what it has to offer!

Summer Exhibition 2019

Showcasing our GCSE & A Level Art, Design &Technology Exhibition 2019.

Chess Success for Second Year

Highcliffe School have won the Bournemouth and Poole Inter-School Chess Competition and retain the cup for a second year.

Music Production Trip to Bournemouth University

Following on from the lecture on Music Production given by Dr Panos Amelidis from the Faculty of Creative Technology in January we took up the offer of a tour of the facilities at BU and the experience of a Music Production class.

Highcliffe School Nepal 2019

Our World Challenge trip to Nepal is fast approaching and our team of Sixth Formers are in their final phase of preparation.