Academic Diary 2017-2018

September
Tuesday 5th Autumn Term Starts
Monday 11th Infants – Year 1 Vision Screening, NHS
Saturday 9th Juniors – Year 6 – 11 + Kent Selection Test – Independent Test Centre
Tuesday 19th Juniors – Year 6 – 11 + Medway Selection Test
Wednesday 20th Juniors – Year 6 – 11 + Medway Selection Test
Tuesday 26th Infants – Pre-school trip to Riverside Country Park
Friday 29th Sept FoBS – Infants & Juniors – Macmillan Cancer Support – Cake Event
Saturday 30th Juniors – Tag Rugby 7s Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School – Years 3/4 and 5/6
October
Monday 2nd Infants – Reception ‘First Class’ School Photos for Kent Messenger
Tuesday 3rd Infants – Parents’ Evening – Year 1 and Year 2
Thursday 5th Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 3A – Meresborough Road
Monday 9th Juniors – Harvest Festival – Meresborough Road. (a.m.)
Wednesday 11th Infants – Harvest Festival – Marshall Road.  (a.m.)
Wednesday 11th Juniors – Parents’ Evening  – Forms 3L and 6W – Meresborough Road
Saturday 14th Infants & Juniors – Cross Country Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School
Tuesday 17th Infants –  Pre-school & Reception – Parent visitation 2 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.
Wednesday 18th Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Forms 4H, 4C and 6J – Meresborough Road
Thursday 19th Juniors – MYG Hockey – Holcombe Hockey Club
Friday 20th – 31st Autumn Half Term Holiday  (Friday 20th October to Tuesday 31st October inclusive)
Friday 27th FoBS – Infants & Juniors – Halloween Disco – Hempstead Village Hall
Tuesday 31st Juniors – Year 6 Secondary School Applications close at 5 p.m.
November
Thursday 2nd Juniors – MYG Basketball, Medway Park
Thursday 2nd Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 5D – Meresborough Road
Tuesday 7th Juniors – Year 6 – Visit by the Magistrates
Tuesday 7th Infants – Year 2 – Egyptian Day – Kent Life, Maidstone
Thursday 9th Juniors – Parents’ Evening  – Form 5P – Meresborough Road
Saturday 11th Juniors – Ultimate Frisbee Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School Yrs 3/4 & Yrs 5/6
Monday 13th Infants & Juniors – Flu immunisations – Reception – Year 4
Tuesday 14th Infants – Pre-school & Reception Parents Evening
Friday 17th Infants – Reception Visit to Medway Fire Station
Friday 17th Infants & Juniors – Children in Need Day
Wednesday 22nd Juniors – Friends Of Dickens Workshop – Year 5 & Year 6
Thursday 23rd Juniors – MYG Badminton – Medway Park
December
Friday 1st FoBS – Infants & Juniors – Christmas Shop
Monday 4th Juniors – Junior Choir Carol Singing – Platters Farm
Tuesday 5th Infants – Pre-school and Reception – ‘The Lion who came for Christmas’ – Brook Theatre
Wednesday 6th Juniors – Junior Choir Carol Singing – 10:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. – Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre
Thursday 7th Infants & Juniors – Christmas Dinner Day
Friday 8th Infants & Juniors – ‘Sleeping Beauty -Christmas Pantomime – Central Theatre
Friday 8th FoBS – Infants & Juniors – FoBS Christmas Fayre –  Marshall Road (3.30 to 5.30 p.m.)
Saturday 9th Infants – Superstars Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School
Thursday 14th Infants – Christmas Nativity Performance – Pre-school and Reception – Marshall Road (2 p.m.)
Thursday 14th Infants & Juniors – Carol Service – St. Luke’s Church, Gillingham, ME7 1PA (Years 1 to 6 only)
Friday 15th Infants & Juniors – ‘Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day’
Friday 15th Autumn Term Ends – Normal Day (including Afterschool Care and Multisports)
January
Wednesday 3rd Spring Term Starts
Monday 8th Infants – Perform Drama Workshop – ‘Outer Space’
Saturday 13th Juniors – Kickball Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School  (indoor)
Thursday 18th Juniors – MYG Swimming – Medway Park
February
Saturday 3rd Juniors – Netball Competition – Fort Pitt Grammar School – Years 3/4 & Years 5/6 (indoor)
Tuesday 6th Infants & Juniors – Safer Internet Day – Perform Explorer Workshop
Thursday 8th Juniors – Parents’ Evening  – Form 3L – Meresborough Road
w/c Monday 12th Spring Half Term Holiday (Monday 12th to Friday 16th February inclusive)
Monday 19th Juniors – Year 6 – Bikeability (Group 1) 2 Day Course
Wednesday 21st Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 3A – Meresborough Road
Wednesday 28th Juniors – Year 6 – Bikeability (Group 2) 2 Day Course
March
Thursday 1st Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 4H & 4C – Meresborough Road
Thursday 1st Infants & Juniors –  Official World Book Day
Friday 2nd Infants & Juniors – World Book Day (Dress Up as a Book Character Day)
Tuesday 6th Infants – Parents’ Evening  – Reception, Year 1 & Year2 – Marshall Road
Thursday 8th Juniors – MYG Tag Rugby – Anchorians
Friday 9th Infants – Year 1 – Victorian Day – Kent Life, Maidstone
Friday 9th FoBS – Infants & Juniors – Mother’s Day Shop, Marshall Road (a.m.) Meresborough Road (p.m.)
Wednesday 21st Juniors – Year 6 Open Afternoon for Parents – Meresborough Road
Friday 23rd Infants & Juniors – Sports Relief
Tuesday 27th Infants – Reception Visit to The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Wednesday 28th Spring Term Ends – Normal Day (Including Afterschool Care)
Thursday 29th Juniors – MYG Netball – Rainham School for Girls
Friday 30th Good Friday (Bank Holiday)
April
Monday 2nd Easter Monday (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 17th Summer Term Starts
Thursday 19th Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 5P – Meresborough Road
Saturday 21st Juniors – Netball Competition – Cobham Hall
Tuesday 24th Juniors – French Adventure Meeting for Parents 6 p.m. Marshall Road
Wednesday 25th Infants – Pre-school Visit to Capstone Country Park
Thursday 26th Juniors – Parents’ Evening – Form 5D – Meresborough Road
May
Tuesday 1st Infants – Reception Visit to The Maidstone Museum
All May Infants – Key Stage 1 Assessments – Year 2
Thursday 3rd Juniors – Year 4 Visit to Living Land – Kent County Showground, Detling
Monday 7th May Day (Bank Holiday)
Friday 11th Infants & Juniors – School Photographs
Monday 14th – Thursday 17th Juniors – Key Stage 2 SATs testing week
Thursday 17th Infants – Year 1 & Year 2 Author Visit to Rainham Library
Friday 18th Infants & Juniors – Royal Wedding Games at Meresborough
Tuesday 22nd Juniors – Year 6 Kingswood Residential Parents Meeting 6.30 p.m. Marshall Road
Wednesday 23rd Juniors – Year 6 Open Afternoon
Thursday 24th Juniors – MYG Kwik Cricket – High Halstow Cricket Club
Friday 25th Juniors – Author Visit at Meresborough  Year 5 & 6
Friday 25th Juniors – Year 6 Science Visit at The Howard School
w/c Monday 28th Summer Half Term Holiday (Monday 28th May to 1st June inclusive)
June
Thursday 7th Juniors – Year 5 Parents’ (parents only no children please) Procedure for Entry into Secondary
Education Meeting (including 11 Plus) at 7 p.m. Marshall Road
Tbc Infants – Year 2 Visit to Juniors, Meresborough Rd. 9.30 – 10.30 a.m. (Parents invited)
Thursday 7th
Juniors – MYG Football – Anchorians Football Club
Sunday 10th June FoBS – Summer Fete – Marshall Road
Tuesday 12th Juniors – Year 3/4 Trip to The Otterden Estate Faversham
Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th Juniors – Year 6 Residential Trip – Kingswood, Ashford
Friday 15th FoBS – Infants & Juniors – Father’s Day Shop, Infants (a.m.) Juniors (p.m.)
Friday 22nd Infants & Juniors – School Sports Day – Infants 9:30 a.m. start, Juniors 1:45 p.m. start – Lordswood Cricket Ground
Tuesday 26th Juniors – MYG Athletics ‘World Championships’ – Medway Park
Thursday 28th Infants – Pre-school Graduation Photographs
Friday 29th Infants & Juniors – School Sports Day – Infants 9:30 a.m. start, Juniors 1:45 p.m. start –  Lordswood Cricket Ground (alternative date in case of inclement weather on 22nd June)
July
Monday 2nd Infants – Pre-school New Parents Meeting (entry 2018) 11 a.m. Marshall Road
Thursday 5th Infants – Reception New Parents Meeting (entry 2018) 11 a.m. Marshall Road
Friday 6th Juniors – Year 5 Visit to Leeds Castle
Thursday 12th Infants – Pre-school Graduation – 2 p.m. Marshall Road
Thursday 12th Infants & Juniors – Speech Day
Friday 13th Summer Term Ends – Normal Day (including Afterschool Care)
* subject to additions and amendments with prior notice given