Parent Calendar 2016/2017

See also our Sports Fixtures page and our Events calendar for regular updates!  The Events link is in the top right corner of the screen.
To check whether it’s week A or week B on your son/daughter’s timetable, click here.

Academic Year 2016-17


Mon 5th-Tue 6th Staff Training: College closed to students
Wed 7th Autumn Term begins: Years 7 and 12 (8:40am)
Thu 8th Autumn Term begins: Years 8-11 and 13 (8:40am)
Wed 14th PTA (AGM) (6:30pm)
Thu 15th Sixth Form Information Evening (6.30pm)
Tue 20th Year 8 HPV Vaccinations
Wed 21st STEM Group trip
Thu 22nd Year 7 Curriculum Evening (6.30pm)
Thu 29th Open Day/Evening


Wed 5th Parent Partnership Group meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Wed 12th GCSE/Year 12 & 13 Art trip
Thu 13th Year 7 Parents Meet the Tutors (4.30pm)
Sat 15th-Sun 16th STEM Final trip
w/c 17 Oct Sixth Form Charity Week
Mon 18th European Restart a Heart Day (Sixth Form and Year 11 CPR training)
Thu 20th Parents as Learners – Understanding the new GCSEs (6.00pm)
Fri 21st Non Uniform Day
w/c 24th Half-term holiday
Mon 31st Brilliant Club trip – Leeds University


Tue 8th UKMT Senior Maths Challenge
Thu 10th Year 11 Parents’ Evening (4.30-6.30pm School Hall)
Fri 11th Year 9 Thackray Museum (Leeds) trip
Tue 15th CEOP On Line Safety Awareness Evening 6:30pm
Wed 16th Parent Information Evening – Operation Wallacea (6:00pm)
Thu 17th Sixth Form Open Evening 6.30pm
Tue 22nd Year 13 Manchester Hazard Day trip
Wed 23rd Year 11-13 Road Safety Presentation: North Yorkshire Fire Service
Thu 24th Year 8 Liverpool trip (Slavery museum)
Thu 24th Coffee and Cake in the Sixth Form Centre. Q and A about UCAS, Careers, Further Education, Higher Education etc. Open to Year 10 -13 students and their parents. 4pm-6pm
Fri 25th Progress Review 1 issued
Wed 30th Newton Rigg College Visit


Thu 1st Year 12/13 Parents’ Evening (4:30pm-6:30pm School Hall)
Mon 5th-Thu 15th Sixth Form Taster Sessions
Wed 7th Parent Partnership Group meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Thu 8th Year 7/8 Carol Concert (1.30pm St Akelda’s Church, Giggleswick)
Tue 13th Christmas Concert (6:30pm)
Thu 15th Sixth Form Applications Deadline
Thu 15th Senior Prizegiving (7:00pm St Alkelda’s Church, Giggleswick)
Fri 16th End of Autumn Term (early finish 12:20pm)


Tue 3rd Staff Training: College closed to students
Wed 4th Spring Term begins (All Years) 8:40am
Mon 9th Employability Workshop (Year 9 (am)/Year 12 (pm)
w/c 9th-20th Mock exams
Wed 18th PTA Meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Fri 20th Year 9-13 Progress Review 2 issued
Thu 26th Year 10 Parents’ Evening (4:30pm-6:30pm School Hall)
Fri 27th Year 7 & 8 Progress Review 2 and Tutor Reports issued
Mon 30th Sixth Form Offers Published


Thu 2nd UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge
Year 9 Options Evening (6:30pm)
Mon 6th Year 12 King Lear Lecture
Thu 9th Year 9 Parents’ Evening (4.30-6.30pm School Hall)
Fri 10th-Sun 12th Sixth Form (A2) Geography trip to Malton
Tue 14th – Fri 17th School Production
Thu 16th Year 9 Vaccinations
w/c Mon 20th Half-term holiday

MARCH 2017

Thu 2nd World Book Day
Year 8 Parents’ Evening (4:30pm-6:30pm School Hall)
Wed 8th PTA Meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Tue 7th Rotary Competition – Gargrave
Festival of Science trip (Leeds) (TBC)
Thu 9th Sixth Form (A2) Geography lecture at Giggleswick School
Sat 11th-Mon 13th Sixth Form trip to Berlin (History)
Fri 17th Primary Science Event (pm)
Fri 24th Progress Review 3 issued (& Tutor Reports Years 9-13)
Year 11 Predicted Grades Day
Thu 30th Year 12/13 Parents’ Evening (4.30-6.30pm School Hall)

APRIL 2017

Tue 4th ***CANCELLED***
Parents as Learners meeting – History, Geography, MFL (6:00pm-7:00pm)
Wed 5th Parent Partnership Group meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Fri 7th End of Spring term
15th-22nd Ski trip to France
Mon 24th Summer Term begins (All years) 8:40am
Thu 27th UKMT Junior Maths Challenge
Parents as Learners meeting – English, Maths, Science (6:00pm-7:00pm)

MAY 2017

Mon 1st May Day Bank Holiday
Wed 3rd Year 8 & 9 STEM Event (am)
Wed 10th PTA Meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Fri 12th Progress Review 4 issued Years 7-10
Mon 15th Exam Period commences to 28th June
w/c Mon 29th Half-term holiday

JUNE 2017

w/c 12th Year 12 Work Experience
Mon 12th Year 8 (Girls) HPV vaccinations
Wed 14th PTA Meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Thu 15th Year 7 Parents’ Evening (4:30pm-6:30pm School Hall)
w/c 19th Head Boy/Head Girl elections
w/c 26th Year 12 University visits week
Mon 26th Northumbria University Outreach working with Y12 students (at Settle College)
Tue 27th Rewards Day
UCAS Higher Education Exhibition (Leeds Beckett University)
Thu 29th Sports Day
Fri 30th Years 7-10 & 12 Progress Review 5 issued
Year 11 Leavers’ Day/Prom

JULY 2017

Mon 3rd Sixth Form Summer Ball
Tue 4th Year 11 into Sixth Form Taster sessions, Induction Tasks Day
Wed 5th Transfer Evening (6.30pm School Hall)
Thu 6th Transfer Day
Wed 12th Parent Partnership Group meeting (6:30pm Conference Room)
Thu 13th Junior Prize Giving (7:00pm School Hall)
Sun 16th-Wed 19th Battlefields Trip
Fri 21st End of Summer Term (early closure 12:20pm)
Mon 24th – Tue 25th Staff Training: College closed to students


Thu 17th AS/A2 Results Day
Thu 24th GCSE Results Day

We are pleased to detail that our Open Days/Evenings for 2016-17 will be:

Settle College Open Day/Evening:  Thursday 29th September 2016
Sixth Form Open Evening: Thursday 17th November 2016
Sixth Form Taster Week:  Monday 5th-Thursday 15th December 2016