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John Gulson

Term Dates

Please see the school calendar for dates about events in school:

Calendar

Term dates are below:

Autumn term

Friday 1st September 2023 to Friday 27th October 2023

Half term holiday

Monday 30th October 2023 to Friday 3rd November 2023

Autumn term (continued)

Monday 6th November 2023 to Friday 22nd December 2023

Spring term

Monday 8th January 2024 to Friday 9th February 2024

Half term holiday

Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024

Spring term (continued)

Monday 19th February 2024 to Friday 22nd March 2024

Easter holiday

Monday 25th March 2024 to Friday 5th April 2024

Summer term

Monday 8th April 2024 to Friday 24th May 2024

May Day bank holiday

Monday 6th May 2024

Half term holiday

Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024

Summer term (continued)

Monday 3rd June 2024 to Friday 19th July

Summer holidays begin

Begins Monday 22nd July 2024

Staff training

During the academic year, a total of 195 days are defined as 'school days.' Pupils must attend school for 190 days and the remaining 5 days are reserved for professional training of school staff. These days are set at each school individually so please contact your school to find out when these dates are.

John Gulson Primary School is closed to pupils on the following days for staff training:

 

Friday 1st September 2023

Monday 6th November 2023

Monday 8th January 20024

Monday 3rd June 2024

Thursday 18th July 2024 (Children at John Gulson finish school at 3:15pm as usual)

 

EVENTS FOR PARENTS and CARERS 2023-204

 

Autumn Term 2023

 

Date:

Event:

Time:

05.09.23

Children return to school

 

06.09.23

Year 4 trip to Lunt Roman Fort

All day

07.09.23

Staff 1:1s with HT

AM

11.09.23

Year 1 Parent Information Session

Year 2 Parent Information Session

1:30pm KS1 Hall

2:30pm KS2 Hall

12.09.23

Year 6 Parent Information Session

Year 5 Parent Information Session

1:30pm KS1 Hall

2:30pm KS2 Hall

13.09.23

Year 3 Parent Information Session

Year 4 Parent Information Session

1:30pm KS1 Hall

2:30pm KS2 Hall

29.09.23

Macmillan Coffee Morning cake sale after school MS/ Pastoral Team

 

26.09.22

Nursery in usual hours

All day

27.09.23

SEND COFFEE MORNING – Zones of Regulation

 

02.10.23

Black History Month starts

All month

04.10.23

Fun For Fathers EYFS

Nursery – 9:30am

Reception – 2pm

06.10.23

Year 2 assembly – Harvest Festival

9:10am

10.10.23

World Mental Health Day

Year 2 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 6 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

11.10.23

Year 1 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 4 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

12.10.23

Year 3 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 5 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

23.10.23

PSHE Family workshop – EYFS / Year 1 / Year 2

9am

23.10.23

PSHE Family workshop – Years 3-6

2:30pm

25.10.23

Open morning for new YN and YR families

9:30am – KS1 Hall

25.10.23

SEND COFFEE MORNING

9am

26.10.23

Year 6 assembly – Black History – a celebration

9:10am

27.10.23

HT Award assembly

Years 1-3

Years 4-6

 

9am

2:30pm

27.10.23

FINISH FOR HALF-TERM

31.10.22

Children return to school

06.11.23

INSET DAY 2

8:30am – 3:30pm

7.11.23

Parent workshops – Writing – SPAG

Throughout the week

07.11.23

Children back

 

10.11.23

Remembrance Day – Silence at 11am

Year 3 Diwali assembly

School Diwali parties

In class

9:15am

13.11.23

Anti-Bullying Week

 

All week

 

17.11.23

Year 5 assembly – Anti-Bullying

9:10am

27.11.23

Assessment Week

All week

28.11.23

Whole school theatre trip – Belgrade Theatre

9am

29.11.23

SEND COFFEE MORNING - SEMHL

9am

15.12.23

Christmas Fair

After school

18.12.23

Nursery Christmas Nativity

 

EYFS Nativity (RBS Parents to attend)

10am (children to go home after)

2pm

19.12.23

EYFS Nativity (RSM Parents to attend)

2pm

20.12.23

Years 1-3 Christmas Sing-a-long

9:10am

21.12.23

Years 4-6 Christmas Sing-a-long

9:10am

22.12.23

HT Award assembly Years 1-3

Christmas Parties

HT Award assembly Years 4-6

9am

 

2:30pm

22.12.23

End of Autumn Term

                                               

Spring Term 2024

 

Date:

Event:

Time:

08.01.24

INSET DAY 3

8:30am – 3:30pm

09.01.24

Children back

Welcome back assembly

 

8:55am

24.01.24

SEND COFFEE MORNING - CCT

9am

06.02.24

Safer Internet Day

 

08.02.24

Year 1 Chinese New Year Assembly

9:10am

09.02.24

Years R-3 HT Award Assembly

Years 4-6 HT Award Assembly

9am

2:30pm

09.02.24

FINISH FOR HALF-TERM

 

19.02.24

Spring 2 starts

 

22.02.24

Year 2 visit Black Country Living Museum

 

23.02.24

Send out Parent Survey

 

28.02.24

SEND COFFEE MORNING - SENDIASS

9am

29.02.24

Year 4 trip to Coventry Cathedral

All Day

04.03.24

Assessment Week

All week

07.03.24

World Book Day -

Nursery Mothers Day Assembly

EYFS Mothers Day Tea

Years 1 and 2 Mothers Day Tea

 

9:30am

10:30am

2:30pm

08.03.24

Years 3 and 4 Mothers Day Tea

Years 5 and 6 Mothers Day Tea

10:30am

2:30pm

8-17th March 24

Science Week

All week

14.03.24

Year 5 trip to MAD museum and Shakespeare history walk

All day

15.03.24

Year 4 Ramadan / Eid assembly

9:10am

18.03.24

Year R Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 3 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

19.03.24

Year 1 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 4 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

20.03.24

Year 2 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

Year 5 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

21.03.24

Year 6 Parents Information Day (Instead of Parents evening)

 

22.03.24

Years R-3 HT Award assembly

Years 4-6 HT Award assembly

Easter parties

World Maths Day – DATA – Real life Maths

9am

2:30pm

22.03.24

FINISH FOR EASTER

 

 

Summer Term 2024

 

Date:

Event:

Time:

08.04.24

Summer term starts

International Roma Day – Curriculum – Awareness around Romanian Culture

 

10.04.24

Eid

 

12.04.24

Year 5 Assembly – Roma Day

9am

18.04.24

Year 1 educational visit to Conkers

ALL DAY

24.04.24

SEND COFFEE MORNING - SEMHL

9am

06.05.24

SCHOOL CLOSED – MAY BANK HOLIDAY

 

13.05.24

KS2 SATs WEEK

 

 

22.5.24

Orienteering Year 6 Coombe Abbey

SEND COFFEE MORNING - EP

 

Am

9am

24.05.24

Years R-3 HT Award assembly

Years 4-6 HT Award assembly

8:55am

2:30pm

24.05.24

FINISH FOR HALF-TERM

 

03.06.24

INSET DAY 4

 

04.06.24

Children back to school

 

05.06.24

Sports Day

KS1 am, KS2 pm

07.06.24

Year 6 – Islamic Experience and Mosque visit

All day

 

10.06.24

Phonics Screening Check (Y1 and Y2 re-takes)

All week

13.06.24

Summer Sleepover

All night

17.6.24

Refugee week

All week

17.06.24

Eid

 

20.06.24

Year 3 London British Museum

All day

24.06.24

Assessment Week Years N, R, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Swimming pool in school Year 6 2 weeks, Year 5 (1week) Year 4 (1 week)

 

 

26.06.24

SEND COFFEE MORNING – PN / SWH

9am

03.07.24

Transition Day (Year 6 out)

9:15am – 3pm

09.07.24

Whole school Art and Design Exhibition

PM – KS1 hall and corridors

11.07.24

Year 6 leavers Prom

 

15.07.24

School Productions – dress rehearsals

 

16.07.24

School productions

All day

17.07.24

Years R-5 HT Award assembly

9am

18.07.24

Reports out to parents

 

18.07.24

Year 6 Awards assembly

9:30am

18.07.24

Children finish for the summer

 

19.07.24

INSET Day 5

All day