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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

A co-educational boarding school for students aged 11-18

Calendar

The calendar supports the School timetable and highlights key events for parents, students and staff. All Parents are welcome to support all sports fixtures, Parades and Chapel services. In addition to sport, events marked with an asterisk (*) are also open to parents. Please note that attendance at events may be limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Key Calendar Dates For Parents

         
Autumn Term 2021    
Date   Time  Event  Venue 
This calendar supports the School timetable and highlights key events for parents, students and staff.
All parents are welcome to support all sports fixtures, Parades and Chapel services.  
Any event marked with an asterisk (*) is also open to parents.
         
Date Time  Event  Venue 
AUG      
  31   Pre-season training begins  
SEP        
Thur 2 0815 Staff Chapel Service  Chapel
    0830 Staff INSET Nye Hall
Fri 3 0830 Staff INSET  
    1330 Governors: Full Board Meeting AG's Room
Sat 4 All Day Rugby: Pre-season Tournament at Brentwood School Away
Sun 5 1000-1100 Prefects Arrive  
    1000-1200 Year 13 Return  
    1300-1500 Year 7 Arrive  
    1600-1800 Year 12 Return/Arrive  
Mon  6 0830 Staff INSET  
    1300-1400 Year 8 Return  
    1400-1500 Year 9 Return  
    1500-1600 Year 10 Return Nye Hall
    1600-1700 Year 11 Return  
Tues 7 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1055 Normal Lessons  
Wed 8 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
Thurs 9 1245 PLG Meeting AG's Room
Fri 10 0815 Chapel Chapel
Sat  11 1415 Rugby v King's School Canterbury: 1st XV, 2nd XV, U16A, U15A, U15B Home
    1330 Hockey v King's School Canterbury: U14A Away
    1345 Hockey v King's School Canterbury: 1st XI Home
    1445 Hockey v King's School Canterbury: 2nd XI Away
    1500 Hockey v King's School Canterbury: U15A Home
Sun  12 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  13 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1530 Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: 1st XI Home
Tue 14 1630 Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U14A Home
Wed 15 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1100 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase 1st XV Away
    1400 Hockey v St Lawrence: U13A, U13B  Home
    1400 Hockey v St Lawrence: U12A, U12B Away
    1615 Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U15A Home
Thurs 16 0830 Year 12 Careers Morning White Rose Room
    1400 Health and Safety Meeting Chelsea House
    1530 Rugby v King's School Canterbury: U14A, U14B Away
Fri 17 0815 Chapel Chapel
      Year 11 Visits to Centenary House Begin  
    1330 Headman's Half-Hour Principal's Office
Sat  18 1400 Hockey v Junior King's Canterbury: U13 B&D Away
    1430

Hockey v Junior King's Canterbury U13 A&C

Away
    1400 Inter-house Rugby: Senior Home
    1400 Hockey v Ashford School: U15A Home
    1400 Hockey v Ashford School: U14A  Away
    1500 Hockey v Ashford School: 1st XI  Away
    1500 Hockey v Ashford School: 2nd XI  Home
Sun  19 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  20 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 21 1400 Years 10 and 11 Drama: Workshop with Splendid Theatre Nye Hall
    All day Hockey: County Tournament Away
Wed 22 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1530 ALG Meeting  AG's Room   
    1545 Messing Meeting Dining Hall
    1430 Rugby v Simon Langton School:1st XV, 2nd XV (H); U16A (A)  
    1430 Hockey v Dover College: U13A  Away
Thurs 23 1245 PLG Meeting AG's Room
    All day Rugby: SBF Festival at Gordon’s School Away
    All day Hockey: SBF Festival at Gordon’s School Away
Fri 24 0815 Chapel Chapel
    1330 Prefects Meeting  AG's Room
    1700* Parade  
         
    1900 Regimental Dinner AG's Room   
Sat  25   Overnight Exeat may be taken after completion of School commitments  
    1100* Friends Meeting  AG's Room   
         
Mon  27 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 28 1630 Stick Orderly Competition  
    2000 Briefing for Parents: Overseas Expedition 2022 Nye Hall
Wed 29 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1430 TDF Meeting  AG's Room   
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase 1stXV, U15A  Away
    1400 Rugby v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U13A  Home
    1400 Hockey v Northbourne Park School: U13A, U13B  Home
Thurs 30 0835 Year 12 Careers Morning White Rose Room
OCT        
Fri 1 0815 Chapel Chapel
    1330 Headman's Half-Hour Principal's Office
    1400 Rugby v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U12A  Home
Sat  2 1400 Rugby v Cranbrook School: U14A, U14B  Home
    1430 Rugby v Cranbrook School: 1st XV, 2nd XV, U16A  Away
    1500 Rugby v Cranbrook School: U15A, U15B  Home
    1330 Hockey v Cranbrook School: 1st XI (H); 2nd XI (A)  
    1430 Hockey v Cranbrook School: U15A (A); U14A (H)  
    1530 Hockey v Cranbrook School: U15B (A); U14B (H)  
Sun 3   All students to be in School  
    0930* Parade                       
    1030* Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  4 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 5 All Day U18 County Tournament  Away 
Wed 6 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting   
    1400 Hockey v St Edmund's School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B  Away
    15:30 BTEC Dance Live Performance Research Trip Away
Thurs 7 0835-1245 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1245 PLG Meeting AG's Room
    1430 Staff Consultative Committee White Rose Room
    1545 Hockey v Dover College: U15A  Away
    All day Hockey: County Tournament at Kent College Away
Fri 8 0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1700* Parade  
    1430 Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U12A  Home
Sat  9   Open Morning   
    1400 Rugby v King's School Rochester: 1stXV, 2ndXV, U16A  Home
    1430 Rugby v King's School Rochester: U15A, U14A  Away
    1400 Hockey: Inter-House  Home
Sun  10 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  11 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Wed 13 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1530 School Council Meeting  AG's Room   
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase 1st XV, U15A  Home
Thurs 14 0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    All day Hockey: County Tournament; U14A  Away
Fri 15 0815 Chapel Chapel
    1330 Headman's Half-Hour Principal's Office
    1330

Half Term begins: Students Free to Leave 

Away 
Wed   1000 Operations Meeting AG Room
Sun 31 1600-1800 Half-Term Ends: Students Return  
NOV        
Mon  1 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 2      
Wed 3 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting   
    1415 Hockey v Wellesley House: U13A, U12A Home
    1430 1st XV v The Marsh Academy  Home
Thurs 4 0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1245 PLG Meeting AG's Room
    1530 Rugby v Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys: U15A  Home
    1615 Hockey v Dover College: 1st XI  Home
    1630 Rugby v Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys: U14A  Away
Fri 5 0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835-1245 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1800 All Students to be in School AG's Room   
    1500 Rugby v Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys: U12A  Home
    1630 Rugby v Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys: U13A Away
Sat  6 1400 Inter-House Rugby: Intermediate  Home
    1400 Hockey v Sutton Valence: 1st XI, 2nd XI (A); U14A (H) Home
    1500 Hockey v Sutton Valence: U15A, U15B  Away
    1500 Hockey v Sutton Valence: U14B  Home
Sun  7 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  8 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
      Final Date for Spring Term Calendar Entries  
Tue 9 1400 Governors Meeting: Education Committee AG’s Room
    1630 Hockey v St Edmund's School: U15A  Home
Wed 10 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1530

Equality and Diversity Group Meeting 

White Rose Room 
    1530 ALG Meeting  AG's Room   
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase 1st XV  Home
    1400 Hockey v St Edmund's School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B  Home
    1430 Rugby v Sutton Valence School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B  Away
    1515 Hockey v St Edmund's School: 2nd XI  Away
    1645 Hockey v St Edmund's School: U14A Home
Thurs 11 1045 Service of Remembrance Chapel
Fri 12 0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1330 Headman's Half-Hour Principal's Office
Sat  13 1330 Rugby: Inter-House Home
    1330 Hockey: Inter-House  Home
    1430 Rugby v St Lawrence College: 1stXV, U16A, U14B (A); U15A, U15B, U14A (H)
    1330 Hockey v Kent College: 1stXI Home
    1430 Hockey v Kent College: U15A  Away
    1530 Hockey v Kent College: U14A  Away
    1430 Hockey v Kent College: U13A, U13B Home
    1530 Hockey v Kent College: U12A, U12B  Home
    1900 TDA Dinner Dining hall
Sun  14   All Students to be in School  
    1000* Remembrance Parade  
    1045 Remembrance Service Chapel
    1400 Hockey v TDA: 1st XI Home
Mon  15 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1600 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: 2nd XI  Away
Tue 16 1400 Governors Meeting: Leadership and Management Committee AG’s Room
    1530 Governors Meeting: Business Committee AG’s Room
Wed 17 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room
    1430 TDF Panel Meeting AG's Room
    1430 Rugby v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: 1st XV  Home
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase U15A  Home
    1430 Rugby v St Lawrence College: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B  Away
    1500 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: 1st XI  Home
    1345 Hockey v Wellesley House: U13A, U12A  Home
Thurs 18 1245 PLG meeting AG's Room
    1545 Rugby v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: U15A, U14A  Away
    1530 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: U15A  Home
    1600 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: U14A Away
Fri 19   Final date for return of Airport Transfer Request Form to Taylor Travels  
    0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1700* Parade  
    1330 Prefects Meeting   
    1400 Rugby v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: U13A, U12A  Home
    1400 Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U13A  Home
Sat  20   Overnight Exeat may be taken after completion of School commitments  
    1100* Friends Meeting  AG's Room   
Sun  21      
Mon  22 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1700 Hockey v King's School Rochester: 2nd XI Away
Tue 23 1400 Governors: health and welfare committee AG's Room
    1615 Rugby v Dover Boys Grammar School: U12A  Home
    1630 Hockey v King's School Rochester: U15B  Home
Wed 24 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
    1530 ALG Meeting  AG's Room   
    1545 Messing Meeting Dining Hall
    1900 Year 11 Drama: C2 Performance Exam SJC Drama Studio
    1600 Rugby v Henley College (Ealing): 1st XV Away
    1415 Rugby v Dover Boys Grammar School: U14A, U13A  Home
    1400 Hockey: Intermediate Inter-House  Home
Thurs 25 0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1100 Years 10 and 11 Drama: Theatre Trip Wembley Park Theatre
    1630 Hockey v St Edmund's School: 1st XI Home
Fri 26 0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1330 Headman's Half-Hour Principal's Office
    1700* Parade  
    1400 Rugby: Intra-Dorm U12A Home
    1400 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School: U13A, U12A Home
    1900 Prefects Dinner  
Sat  27 1400 Rugby v Ashford School: 2ndXV, U16A, U15A, U14A (A); U13A, U12A (H)
    1400 Hockey v St Lawrence College: 1st XI (H); 2nd XI, U15B (A) 
    1515 Hockey v St Lawrence College: U15A (H); U14A, U14B (A)
Sun  28 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
Mon  29 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1700 Hockey v King's School Rochester: 1st XI Away
Tue 30 1630 Hockey v King's School Rochester: U15A  Home
DEC        
Wed 1 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting  AG's Room
    1530 School Council Meeting AG's Room
    1900 Year 12 Performing Arts: Unit 2 Performance Exam SJC Drama Studio
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase U15A  Home
    1430 Rugby v Sir Roger Sir Roger Manwood's School: U12A (A) Away
    1500 Hockey: Intra-Dorm Home
Thurs 2 0835-1245 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1245 PLG Meeting AG's Room
Fri 3 0815 Chapel Chapel
    0835-1245 Year 11 Careers Interviews A Office Meeting Room
    1900 Staff Pantomime and Junior Drama Club Performance Nye Hall
    1430 Rugby v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U13A  Away
    1530 Hockey v Junior King's Canterbury: U13 A&C  Away
    1600 Hockey v Junior King's Canterbury U13 B&D  Away
Sat 4 1415 Rugby v Sutton Valence: 1st XV, 2nd XV, U15A, U15B (A); U16A, U14A, U14B (H)
    1330 Hockey v Kent College Pembury: 1st XI  Home
    1400 Hockey v Kent College Pembury: 2nd XI Away
    1445 Hockey v Kent College Pembury: U15A  Away
Sun 5 1030 Morning Prayer Chapel
    2000 Final Prep Session of Term  
Mon 6 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
    1400 Rugby: Natwest Vase 1st XV Away
    1830 Years 7 to 11 Christmas Feast Dining Hall
Tue 7 0900 Governors Meeting: Full Board AG's Room
    1830 Sixth Form Christmas feast Dining Hall
Wed 8 0815 Hymn Practice Chapel
    1000 Operations Meeting AG Room
    1630 Service of Nine Lessons and Carols: Rehearsal Chapel
Thurs 9 1900* Service of Nine Lessons and Carols Chapel
Fri 10 0830 Christmas Concert: Rehearsal  Nye Hall
    1145* Christmas Concert  Nye Hall
    1330 Term Ends: Students Free to Leave  
Wed   1000 Operations Meeting AG Room