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Bishop Vaughan Catholic School

SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR PARENTS

2009-2010

Headmaster: Mr. J. Blackburn M.A. (Oxon), B.Th. (Hons.), Adv. Dip. Ed. Mynydd Garnllwyd Road, Morriston, Swansea. SA6 7QG. Tel: (01792) 772006/771589 Fax: (01792) 790565 Email: bishop.vaughan.school@swansea-edunet.gov.uk Web site: www.bishopvaughan.swansea.sch.uk


TERM & HOLIDAY DATES 2009/2010

Term Autumn 2009 Easter 2010

Term begins Tuesday st 1 September Monday th 4 January

Summer 2010

Monday 19th April

HALF TERM HOLIDAYS Begins Ends Monday Friday th th 26 October 30 October Monday Friday th 15 19th February February Monday Friday st 31 May 4th June

Term ends Friday th 18 December Thursday 1st April Wednesday 21st July

INSET DAYS Tuesday 1st September 2009 Friday 2nd October 2009 Thursday 22nd October 2009 Friday 23rd October 2009 Monday 4th January 2010 Monday 19th April 2010 Monday 28th June 2010 PARENTS’ EVENINGS Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Years 12 and 13

Thursday 19th November 2009 Thursday 25th February 2010 Thursday 18th March 2010 Thursday 22nd April 2010 Thursday 11th February 2010 Thursday 10th December 2009

BANK HOLIDAY: Monday 3rd May 2010


Week 2

Week 1

SEPTEMBER 2009 T W

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School Council meeting this week Retreats for Year 7 begin this week All Wales Reading Test (Year 7) this week Welcome masses for Brynach, Cadog and Dyfrig Houses Year 10 WBQ Induction (AM) 8 Welcome masses for Mabyn, Non and Teilo Houses 9 Liturgy at lunchtime Year 12 Induction day at Margam 10 CEWC Debating Workshop (Years 11 to 13) 11 Deadline for Oxbridge applications 12 13 14 Assessing for Access Arrangements this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Pilgrimage to Rome departs 15 16 Liturgy at lunchtime

T F S S M T

17 18 19 Pilgrimage to Rome returns 20 21 22 St Brynach House Day

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F

25 Deadline for Year 12 option changes Classics and History talk for pupils in Years 9 - 13 26 27 28 SLT interviews with Year 11 begin this week CATS for Year7 this week SEN Survey (Years 8 and 9) this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Year 12 Public Services Coastguard Visit 29 Year 12 RE Day 30 Liturgy at lunchtime

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Week 2

Week 1

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S S M

Week 1

INSET DAY Years 7, 10 & 12 pupils Induction day for Year 12 Year 8 and Year 9 enrichment – carousel starts this week All pupils in school Study Skills Seminars Year 12 Year 13 interviews Sixth Form Opportunities Enrichment Fair

T W

Presentation Evening 7.00 – 10.00 pm


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Week 1

OCTOBER 2009 3 4 5

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16 17 18 19 Year 11 Work Experience this week Taster day for Primary Schools Year 12 Early Years Professional Practice this week Year 10 Photography trip to Mumbles and Langland Sixth Form Residential Retreat to Kintbury departs 20 Taster day for Primary Schools Year 9 trip to Big Pit (Classes 9.1 – 9.4) 21 Liturgy at lunchtime KS4 Welsh GCSE Residential to Glan-llyn Urdd departs Year 9 trip to Big Pit (Classes 9.5 – 9.7) Sixth Form WBQ Welsh Assembly Visit 22 INSET DAY Sixth Form Residential Retreat to Kintbury returns 23 INSET DAY Monitoring forms (Years 12 & 13) posted to parents KS4 Welsh GCSE Residential to Glan-llyn Urdd returns 24 25

F

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31

T

SLT interviews with Year 11 pupils continue SEN Survey (Year 7) this week Year 11 Mock Interviews Year 11 Mock Interviews Year 12 Public Services Orienteering Day A Year 11 Mock Interviews Liturgy at lunchtime Welcome Social for Yr. 7 pupils & parents: 7.00 – 8.30 pm

9 10 11 12 Year 11 Drama Practical Examinations this week Eco-Committee meeting this week 13 St Cadog House Day 14 Liturgy at lunchtime 15

26 27 28 29 30

M T W

Sixth Form Early Years trip to London INSET DAY

HALF TERM HOLIDAY

Year 6 Open Evening 7.00 – 9.30 pm


Week 1

NOVEMBER 2009 S

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ALL SAINTS DAY

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2

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3

ALL SOULS DAY SLT interviews with Years 12 & 13 students start this week Year 11 parents’ interviews by invitation with SLT begin this week Form group meetings with Year 11 and letters home begin this week Year 13 Early Years Professional Practice this week Eco-Committee meeting this week St Dyfrig House Day

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4 5 6

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Week 2

T F S S M

Liturgy at lunchtime Senior Maths Challenge

7 8 9

SLT interviews with Year 12 & 13 students continue School Council meeting this week T 10 St Mabyn House Day W 11 Liturgy at lunchtime Pamilovirus vaccinations 12 T F 13 S 14 S 15 M 16 SLT interviews with Year 12 & 13 students continue Eco-Committee meeting this week T 17 Years 8 and 9 enrichment – carousel changes this week St Non House Day W 18 Liturgy at lunchtime Yr. 7 parents’ evening.: 4.30-7.00 pm T 19 Year 12 Applied Science Laboratory Visit 20 Year 10 Music Recording Day 21 22 23 School exams for Years 7-9 start this week Year 10 GCSE PE Rhossili trip departs T 24 W 25 Year 12 RE Day Liturgy at lunchtime 26 T F 27 Year 10 GCSE PE Rhossili trip returns S 28

Week 2

F S S M

Week 1

S M

29 FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT 30 School exams for Years 7-9 continue this week School exams for Years 10 & 11 start this week Launch of collection for SVP hampers Eco-Committee meeting this week UCAS Applications deadline


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Week 1

DECEMBER 2009 T

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Governors’ annual mtg. with parents: 7.00 pm

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4

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6

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT

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7

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8 9

Year 11 Music Recording Day School exams for Years 10 & 11 continue this week Year 8 Enterprise Day Advent liturgy at lunchtime

T

10

F S

11 AS Performing Arts Unit 2 performance

S

13 THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT 14 Rehearsals for Carol Service Eco-Committee meeting this week 15 Advent Assemblies

M T

Week 1

Advent liturgy at lunchtime

5

12

W 16 Advent Assemblies T 17 St Teilo House Day F S S M

18 Issue interim assessments for Years 7, 8 and 9 END OF TERM 19 20 FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT 21

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22 W 23 T

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F S

25 CHRISTMAS DAY

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26

W 30 T

Yr. 12/13 parents’ evening: 4.30-7.00 pm

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CAROL SERVICE: 7.00 pm


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Week 1

Week 2

JANUARY 2010 F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

EPIPHANY INSET DAY All pupils/students return to school Liturgy at lunchtime

9 10 11 Eco-Committee meeting this week 12 13 Liturgy at lunchtime 14 GCSE Biology modules for Years 10 and 11 15 Issue Year 10 interim assessments

16 17 18 Year 12 Early Years Professional Practice this week KS4 Health and Social Care visit to Children’s Centre GCSE Chemistry modules for Years 10 and 11 T 19 W 20 Liturgy at lunchtime Deadline for applications from Year 12 for senior prefect posts. GCSE Physics modules for Years 10 and 11 T 21 GCSE Maths Module Exams (Years 9, 10 and 11) F 22 Issue reports for Year 11 S 23 S 24 M 25 Interviews for senior prefects this week Launch of Eisteddfod competitions IEP reviews begin this week Year 13 Early Years Professional Practice this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Year 12 Public Services week at Rhossili T 26 W 27 Liturgy at lunchtime T 28 F S S

29 Monitoring forms posted to parents 30 31

Sixth Form Information Evening: 7.00pm-9.30 pm


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Week 2

FEBRUARY 2010 M

1

T

2

SLT discussions with groups of Year 11 pupils start this week Year 12 RE Day Year 12 WBQ Work Experience Week School Council meeting this week

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3

Liturgy at lunchtime Pamilovirus vaccinations

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4 5

S S M

6 7 8

T F S S

18 19 HOLIDAY 20 Ski trip returns 21 FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT

M

22 SLT interviews with Year 10 pupils continue Year 11 Residential Retreat to Kintbury departs 23 Year 12 University Course Information Day

SLT interviews with Year 10 pupils start this week Year 8 and Year 9 enrichment- carousel changes this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Year 10 Public Services week at Rhossili Option forms returned from Year 11 pupils T 9 KS4 Health and Social Care Lectures Trip W 10 Liturgy at lunchtime T 11 Yr. 11 parents’ evening: 4.30-7.00 pm th F 12 Letters home to Year 11 pupils and parents confirming 6 Form offers Ski trip departs S 13 S 14 M 15 HALF T 16 W 17 TERM ASH WEDNESDAY

T

Week 2

Intermediate Maths Challenge Sixth Form taster lessons for Year 11

W 24 House fundraising competitions begin for Lent T 25 Year 11 Residential Retreat to Kintbury returns F

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27 28 SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT

Yr. 8 parents’ evening.: 4.30-7.00 pm


Week 2

Week 1

MARCH 2010 1

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Lenten liturgy at lunchtime

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World Maths Day Year 11 Music Recording Day

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7 8

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9

THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT GCSE Maths Module Exams (Years 9, 10 and 11) Year 12 Public Services (Level 3) week at Dan Y Coed

W 10 Lenten liturgy at lunchtime T F 12 S 13 S

Week 1

EISTEDDFOD ST DAVID’S DAY School Council meeting this week Eco-Committee meeting this week

M

14 FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT 15 Eco-Committee meeting this week 16

M T W 17 Lenten liturgy at lunchtime Year 12 RE Day T 18 GCSE Art & Design Examination F 19 GCSE Art & Design Examination S 20

Week 1

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21 FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT M 22 AS Art & Design Examination Year 9 Residential Retreat to Kintbury departs T 23 Entry Level RE Examination (1.00pm) W 24 T 25 THE ANNUNCIATION of THE LORD A2 Art & Design Examination Year 9 Residential Retreat to Kintbury returns Year 12 Public Services Orienteering Day B F 26 A2 Art & Design Examination Year 9 Welsh trip to Cardiff S 27 Expedition to Everest departs S 28 PALM SUNDAY M T

29 Holy Week assemblies Eco-Committee meeting this week 30 Holy Week assemblies

W 31 Lenten liturgy at lunchtime

Spring Concert: 7.00 pm

Yr. 9 parents’ evening.: 4.30-7.00 pm


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Week 1

APRIL 2010 T

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18 Expedition to Everest returns

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20 School Council meeting this week Year 12 RE Day 21 Liturgy at lunchtime

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26 Eco-Committee meeting this week Year 10 Residential Retreat to Kintbury departs 27 Year 7 Biology Field Trip

T W T F

MAUNDY THURSDAY END OF TERM GOOD FRIDAY EASTER DAY

13

28 AS Performing Arts Unit 3 Examination Year 7 Biology Field Trip 29 Junior Maths Challenge Year 10 Residential Retreat to Kintbury returns 30 Pamilovirus vaccinations

Yr. 10 parents’ evening.: 4.30-7.00 pm


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Week 2

MAY 2010 S

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2

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MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY

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Year 11 Drama Practical Examinations this week Year 13 Day of Recollection and Leavers’ Mass Liturgy at lunchtime

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9 10

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T F S S

Week 2

M T W T F S

Year 7 Biology Field Trip Year 11 Mass Year 7 Biology Field Trip Issue Year 12 and 13 reports to parents A2 Performing Arts Unit 3 performance examination Formal study leave starts for Years 11, 12 and 13 Year 13 Summer Ball

Years 8 and 9 enrichment - carousel changes this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Liturgy at lunchtime

15 16 17 18

THE ASCENSION of THE LORD School exams for Years 7-10 in lesson time start this week

19 20 21

Liturgy at lunchtime GCSE Biology modules for Years 10 and 11

22

S

23

PENTECOST

M

24

School exams for Years 7-10 in lesson time continue this week

Week 1

Eco-Committee meeting this week T

25

GCSE English Literature (Years 10 and 11)

W

26

Liturgy at lunchtime GCSE Biology modules for Years 9, 10 and 11

T

27

F S

28

S

30

M

31

GCSE Chemistry modules for Years 10 and 11

29 HALF


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10

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9

TERM HOLIDAY THE BODY and BLOOD of CHRIST School Council meeting this week GCSE English Language Paper 1 (am) Liturgy at lunchtime GCSE Chemistry modules for Years 9, 10 and 11

Year 12 students return from study leave IEP reviews begin this week Eco-Committee meeting this week GCSE English Language Paper 2 (pm) Year 12 WBQ Community Service week

T

15 W 16 T

17

F

18

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19 20

M 21 T 22 W 23

Liturgy at lunchtime GCSE Physics modules for Years 10 and 11 Year 7 Biology Field Trip Year 8 History Trip to St Fagans (classes 8.1 – 8.4) Year 7 Biology Field Trip Year 8 History Trip to St Fagans (classes 8.5 – 8.7)

T

24

F S S M T

25

GCSE Maths Module Exams (Years 9, 10 and 11) Year 7 Biology Field Trip Liturgy at lunchtime Year 7 Biology Field Trip Year 12 Enterprise Day GCSE Physics modules for Years 9, 10 and 11 Year 10 WBQ Individual Investigation Day

26 27 28

SS PETER & PAUL INSET DAY

29

Week 1

Week 2

Week 1

Week 2

JUNE 2010

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Primary school Music tours Year 10 Enterprise Day Assessing for Access Arrangements this week Eco-Committee meeting this week Year 8 Retreats begin this week Liturgy at lunchtime Primary school Music tours Year 9 Enterprise Day

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Week 1

JULY 2010 T

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T F S S M T W T F S

Year 7 Enterprise Day Sixth Form Consortium Trip to Oxford Open Day Year 8 Enterprise Day Year 12 Biology Field Trip

Year 8 Retreats continue this week Year 10 WBQ Community Service Week Transition Day for Primary Schools Year 10 History/French trip to France departs Liturgy at lunchtime Transition Day for Primary Schools Year 12 Applied Science Laboratory Visit Year 10 Music Recording Day Year 12 RE Day Year 10 History/French trip to France returns

Eco-Committee meeting this week Liturgy at lunchtime Year 7 Trip to Kidwelly and Pembrey (classes 7.1 – 7.4) Year 7 Trip to Kidwelly and Pembrey (classes 7.5 – 7.8)

17 18 19 Activities Week 20 SPORTS DAY 21 In School Activities Day Liturgy at lunchtime Issue of reports Years 7-10 Monitoring forms (Year 12) posted to parents END of TERM 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Year 6 Mass 7.00pm


AUGUST 2010 S

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THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

A-LEVEL & AS RESULTS

GCSE RESULTS

BANK HOLIDAY

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