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Sir William Ramsay School

Empowering Everyone to Achieve

Term Dates


Autumn Term

Open morning of:

Friday 3rd September 2021 
Years 7, 12 & 13 ONLY 

Monday 6th September 2021 
Years 7, 8, 11, 12 & 13 ONLY

Tuesday 7th September 2021

 All Students Return To School

Monday 1st November 2021 

Closed end of the day, or as indicated:

Friday 22nd October 2021 




Thursday 16th December 2021 - 1pm


Tuesday 4th January 2022 
All Students Return To School 

Monday 28th February 2022 

Friday 18th February 2022 


Friday 8th April 2022 


Tuesday 26th  April 2022 

Monday 6th June 2022 

Friday 27th May 2022 

Thursday 21st July 2022 -  12.30pm 


Autumn Term

Open morning of:

Monday 5th September 2022  
Years 7, 11, 12 & 13 ONLY 

Tuesday 6th September 2022  
All Students Return To School

Monday 31st October 2022

Closed end of the day, or as indicated:

Friday 21st October 2022

Tuesday 20th December 2022


Wednesday 4th January 2023
All Students Return To School 

Monday 20th February 2023 

Friday 10th February 2023

Friday 31st March 2023


Tuesday 18th April 2023 

Monday 5th June 2023 

Friday 26th May 2023 

Friday 21st July 2023

Open Evening:

Thursday 29th September 2022 - 6-8pm - School Finishes 12.30pm
This is an opportunity to meet and hear from the new Headteacher, to tour the school with students and to meet the staff.  The Headteacher talk will take place at 6.15pm and repeated at 7.15pm.  We ask all visitors to be mindful of our local community and park considerately.

Open Mornings:

Monday 3rd - Friday 7th October 2022 - 9-10.30am - Every Morning This Week
This is an opportunity to look around the school on organised tours and to meet the new Headteacher.  Tours must be pre-booked.  Please contact the School Office to book a place, the last tour will leave at 9.45am.  We ask all visitors to be mindful of our local community and park considerately.

Staff Inset Days:

Monday 29th November 2021 
Monday 25th April 2022 
Thursday 1st September 2022
Friday 2nd September 2022
Friday 25th November 2022
Tuesday 3rd January 2023
Monday 17th April 2023


Bank Holidays:

Monday 3rd January 2022 
Friday 15th April 2022 
Monday 18th April 2022 
Monday 2nd May 2022 
Thursday 2nd June 2022
Friday 3rd June 2022
Monday 26th December 2022
Tuesday 27th December 2022
Monday 2nd January 2023
Friday 7th April 2023
Monday 10th April 2023
Monday 1st May 2023
Monday 29th May 2023
Monday 28th August 2023

Transition Days: 

Tuesday 5th July 2022 
Wednesday 6th July 2022 
Tuesday 4th July 2023
Wednesday 5th July 2023


The School Day




Registration, Form Time and Assembly


Period 1


Period 2


Break 1



Period 3

Period 4


Break 2


Period 5


End of School Day

Each day begins with registration and all students are expected to be at their designated area and ready in line by 08:35, they will then be lead to their form rooms by their Form Tutor.

The school day ends at 14:50.   The school day is divided into five teaching periods of one hour's duration.  Each week all students receive 25 hours of actual teaching time excluding time for registration, school assemblies and breaks.