School information

Term Dates

Spring Term 2019

Term starts: Monday 7 January 2019

Half Term: Monday 18 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019

Term ends: Friday 12 April 2019

Easter holiday: Monday 15 April 2019 to Friday 26 April 2019


Summer Term 2018

Term starts: Monday 29 April 2019

Half Term: Monday 27 May 2019 to Friday 31 May 2019

Term ends: Monday 22 July 2019

Summer holiday begins: Tuesday 23 July 2019


Training Days

Monday 7 January 2019, Tuesday 8 January 2019, Wednesday 9 January 2019, Friday 12 April 2019, Monday 22 July 2019


Times of the school day

Time Session
8.45am – 9.45am Lesson 1
9.45am – 10.45am Lesson 2
10.45am – 11.00am Supervised Break
11.00am – 12.00pm Lesson 3
12.00pm – 12.30pm Skills Sessions
12.30pm - 1.00pm Supervised Lunch
1.00pm – 2.00pm Lesson 4
2.00pm – 3.00pm Lesson 5

All students will be expected to arrive on site between 8.35am and 8.40am. This will give students the opportunity to hand in any items before they make their way to their first lesson of the day.

Students will not be allowed electronic equipment on site. This must be handed in to the members of staff on duty before they enter the building. Students will not be allowed to bring any contraband such as cigarettes onto the premises. Students must hand anything of this nature in before entering the building. Nothing other than water is to be consumed on the premises. Anything other than this will be handed in before students enter the building.

On dismissal, students will collect any personal belongings on their way out. Staff are not responsible for anything that is handed in by the students. Students can only collect their belongings and are reminded they represent The Ladder School to and from school and their conduct whilst wearing their uniform can be praised or punished.