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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.

Key Calendar Dates For Parents:

 

Spring Calendar 2020

Date   Time  Event  Venue 
JAN        
Fri 3   Staff INSET Day Nye Hall
Sun  5 1600-1800 Term begins: Students return  
Mon 6   Lessons restart  
  6 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  6 0835-1305 Year 11: Careers Interviews Chelsea House
Tue 7 0835-1305 Year 11: Careers Interviews Chelsea House
  7 0815 Tutor groups  
Wed 8 0815 Chapel  
  8   Year 12 and Year 13 BETC exams Start (selected courses -students only)  
  8   Year 13: Mock exams start Nye Hall
  8 1400 Hockey v St Edmunds; U13A, U12A (H)  
  8 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
Thurs 9 0815 Tutor groups   
  9 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
  9   Seasonal Produce tasting table - Latino Concept Evening Dining Hall
Fri 10 0815 Chapel  
  10 1700* Parade:
Inspecting Officer – Lt. Col SS Saunderson
Escorting Officer – WOI (RSM) SG Dowle 
 
  10 0845-1305 English and History University of Kent - A-level workshop   
  10 1515-1630 CCF  AG's Room   
  10 1800 Prefects Meeting  AG's Room   
Sat 11   Year 13: Mock exams end Nye Hall
  11 1400 Netball v Junior Kings School; U13A, B, C, D (A)  
  11 1400 Hockey v St Lawrence; 1stXI (H)  
  11 1415 Hockey v St Lawrence; 2ndXI, U15A (A)  
  11 1415 Rugby v Junior Kings School; U13A, U13B (A) U12A, U12B (H)  
  11 1430 Netball v St Lawrence; 1st, 2nd, 3rd (A) U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B (H)  
  11 1430 Cross Country v Knole Run at Sevenoaks; Snr Boys (A)  
  11 1500 Hockey v St Lawrence; U14A (H)  
  11 1530 Hockey v St Lawrence; U15B, U14B (A)  
Sun  12 1030-1600 Clive House Trip  Canterbury 
  12 1630* RC Mass  
  12 1700* Evening Prayer  
Mon  13 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 14 0815 Tutor groups   
  14   MFL mock Speaking exams  
  14   Year 12 and Year 13 BETC exams finish  
  14 0835-1700 Year 11 Careers Interviews Chelsea House
Wed 15 0815 Chapel  
  15 All Day AEF flying at RAF  Wittering
  15 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  15 1330 Hockey v Manwoods; 1stXI (H) ( rescheduled - 18 March)  
  15 1400 Rugby v Woodlands School 14.00 ; U15 (County Cup R4) (H)  
  15 1415 Rugby v Wellesley House; U13A (H)  
  15 1430 Hockey v Manwoods; 2ndXI (A)–  (rescheduled - 18 March)  
  15 1530 School Council meeting  AG's Room   
  15 1600 Hockey v Harvey Grammar School; County Cup R1 U14A (H)   
  15 1600 Hockey v Harvey Grammar School; U15A (H) (Fixture Cancelled)  
Thurs 16 0815 Tutor groups   
  16   November GCSE re-sits results day  
  16 1400-1500 Health and Safety Committee Chelsea House 
  16 1545 Netball v Dover College; U15A, U15B, U14A (A)  
Fri 17 0815 Chapel - Marlborough House  
  17 0835-1205 Year 8,10 and 11 on Rotation - Kent Fire and Rescue Service  Nye Hall
  17 1515-1700 CCF  Nye Hall
  17   Mash up Demo Dining Hall
Sat 18   All students to be in School   
  18 TBC Kent Cross Country Championship (H)  
  18 1400 Netball V Beach Grove Academy; 1st (H)  
  18 1400 Senior Inter-house Hockey  
  18 1900 Sixth Form Dinner AG's Room   
Sun  19 0815* RC Mass  
  19 0930* Parade:
Inspecting Officer - Mr A Foreman
Escorting Officer -  Lt S Socci RNR
 
  19 1030* Chapel  
  19 1400 Senior Girls Rugby v Alleynians Folkestone Rugby Club
Mon  20 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
Tue 21 0815 Tutor groups   
  21 0835-1305 Year 11: Careers Interviews Chelsea House
  21 1330-2000 Debating Tournament - Kings School Canterbury 
Wed 22 0815 Chapel  
  22 1330-1700 Year 11: GCSE Practical Exam - Food preparation and Nutrition studies   
  22 1400 Hockey v Manwoods; U15A (H  
  22 1415 Netball v Northbourne Park School; U13A, U12A (H)  
  22 1430 Hockey v Harvey Grammar School; 1stXI (A)  
  22 1500 Hockey v Manwoods; U14A (H)   
  22 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
  22 1530 Equality and Diversity group meeting  White Rose Room 
  22 1600 Hockey v Harvey Grammar School; U13A (A) U12A (A)  
  22 1700-2045 Year 13: Pfizer Community Lab (Selected students)  
Thurs 23   Tutor groups   
  23 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
Fri 24 0815 Chapel  
  24   Year 8: Immunisations  
  24 1515-1700 CCF   
  24 1700* Parade:
Inspecting Officer - Mr A Foreman
Escorting Officer -  Llt/Lt A Kanasewich RAF AC
 
  24 1800 Prefects meeting  AG's Room   
Sat  25   Overnight Exeat may be taken after completion of School commitments  
  25 1400-2000 Sister Act Rehearsals (All Cast to remain in School) Nye Hall
  25 1100-1230 Friends of The School Meeting  AG's Room   
Sun  26   Exeat  
  26 1000-2000 Sister Act Rehearsals (All Cast to remain in School preferably) Nye Hall
Mon  27   French exchange - departs  Aix en Provence
  27 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  27 1600 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School; 1stXI (H)  
Tue 28 0815 Tutor groups   
  28 1400-1530 Education Committee AG’s Room
  28 1530-1700 Health and Welfare Committee AG’s Room
Wed 29 0815 Chapel  
  29 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  29 1400 Netball v Dover College; U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B (A)  
  29 1430 Netball v Manwoods; 1st, 2nd (H)  
  29 1430 Hockey v Langley Park (A)   
  29 1530 Messing Meeting Dining Hall
  29 1600 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School; U15A (H)  
Thurs 30 0815 Tutor groups   
  30 0900 -1230 Strategy Day AG’s Room
  30 1545 Netball v Manwoods; U15A, U14A (A)  
  30 1600 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School; U14A (A)  
  30 Cancelled Rock & Pop showcase (To Be Rescheduled)  
Fri 31 0815 Chapel - Roberts House  
  31 1400  A Level workshop - History AG's Room   
  31 1430 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School; U12A (A)  
  31 1530 Hockey v Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School; U13A (A)  
  31 1515-1700 CCF   
FEB        
Sat  1 1430 Wellington Relays; Snr B, Inter B, Snr G (A)  
  1 1330 Hockey v Ashford School; U13A, U13B (H)  
  1 1400 Netball v Ashford School; 1st, U15A, U14A, U14B (A)  
  1 1430 Hockey v Ashford School; U15A (A)  
  1 1515 Hockey v Ashford School; 1stXI (A)  
  1 1530 Hockey v Ashford School; U14A (A)  
Sun  2 1300-1430 Talent show auditions/tech rehearsal  Nye Hall
  2 1630* RC Mass  
  2 1700* Evening Prayer  
Mon  3 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  3   Final Date for return of Airport Transfer Request Forms to Taylor Travel  
  3   French exchange - returns  
Tue 4 0815 Tutor groups   
  4   Year 8: Pasta workshop by rotation  
  4 1330 Hotspot Dukie's Coffee Shop
  4 1900 A-Level Dance Solo performance   
Wed 5 0815 Chapel  
  5 1415 Hockey v Manwoods; U12A, U12B (H) – Added Fixture  
  5 1430 Netball v St Edmunds; U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B (H)  
  5 1430 Rugby v Northbourne Park School; U13A (A)  
  5 Cancelled  Hockey v Sutton Valence; 1stXI, 2ndXI, U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B (A/H)   
  5 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
  5 1600 Hockey v Harvey Grammar School; U15 (A)   
Thurs 6 0815 Tutor groups   
  6 All Day Hockey V Frank Mason Cup (A)  
  6 0840-1000 Intermediate Individual UKMT Maths Challenge - Year 9, 10 and 11, Sets 1 and 2   
  6 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
  6   Seasonal Produce tasting table - Hen Den Concept Evening Dining Hall
Fri 7 0815 Chapel - Centenary House  
  7 1400-1500 Staff Consultative Committee Chelsea House Meeting Room 
  7 1400 Interdorm Cross Country (H)  
  7 1515-1630 CCF   
  7 1700* Cancelled  Parade:
Inspecting Officer - Lt Col S S Saunderson 
Escorting Officer -  Flt/Lt A Kanasewich RAF AC
 
  7 1800 Prefects meeting  AG's Room   
  7 1830-2200 Wolfe House trip - Paper Duck Buffet Ashford
Sat  8 1300 Cross Country v Dover College; (A)  
  8 1330 Netball v Cranbrook School; 1st, U15A, U14A,U12A (H)  
  8 1345 Hockey v Kings School Canterbury; 2ndXI (H)  
  8 1400 Netball v Wellesley House; U13A (A)  
  8 1415 Hockey v Kings School Canterbury; 1stXI, U15A (A)  
  8 1430 Netball v Cranbrook School; 2nd, U15B, U14B U12B (H)  
  8 1500 Hockey v Kings School Canterbury; U14A (H)  
  8 1900 Talent Show Drama Studio 
Sun  9 1000-1300 Sister Act Band Call  Nye Hall
  9 1330-1630 Technical Rehearsal (with band)  Nye Hall
  9 1830-2000 Technical Rehearsal (without band)  Nye Hall
  9 1630 RC Mass  
  9 1700 Evening Prayer  
Mon  10 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  10 0835-1305 Sister Act Tech Rehearsal   Nye Hall
  10 1100-1200 Grand Day meeting AG's Room 
  10 1400-1700 Sister Act Dress Rehearsal (with invited local primary Schools)  Nye Hall
Tue  11 1400 Netball v Tournament at Sutton Valence; U15 (A)  
  11 1900* Sister Act Performance Nye Hall
Wed 12 0815 Chapel  
  12 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  12 TBC Netball v Wellesley House Tournament; U13A (A)  
  12 1345 Hockey v Junior Kings School; U13B, U12B (A)  
  12 1400 Netball v Kent College; 1st, 2nd (H)  
  12 1400 Hockey v Kent College; 2ndXI (H)  
  12 1430 Hockey v Kent College; 1stXI (A)  
  12 1430 Netball v Dover College; U12A, U12B (H)  
  12 1440 Hockey v Junior Kings School; U13A, U12A (A)  
  12 1530-1700 Teaching inset Day   AG's Room   
  12 1900* Sister Act Performance Nye Hall
Thurs 13   Non Uniform Day  
  13 1330 Rugby v Dover College 7s; 1stVII (A)  
  13 1400 Rugby v Warden Park School; U15 (County Bowl Quarter Final (H)  
  13 1900* Sister Act Performance Nye Hall
Fri 14 1130-1305 DofE Awards Ceremony  Nye Hall
  14 0835-1305 Careers Interviews  
  14 1330 Half Term Begins: Students free to leave   
  14 1330-1630 Parents Day: Years 9,12 and 13  
  14 1400 Ski Trip departs: Altenmarkt  Austria
Sat 22 0900 (ETA) Ski trip  Returns   
Sun  23   Half Term ends: Students return  
Mon  24   Lessons restart  
  24 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  24 1800 Rugby v Floodlit Rugby 7s; 1stVII (A)  
Tue 25 0815 Tutor groups   
  25 1630 Hockey v Kings Rochester; U14A (H)  
  25   Shrove Tuesday - Pancakes Dining Hall
Wed 26 0815 Chapel  
  26 0820-1305 A Level PE: Oral Exam   
  26 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  26 1400 Rugby v Northbourne Park; U13A (H)  
  26 1400-1630 Year 9 - Duke of Edinburgh Award Walk Dover
  25 1500 Netball v Sutton Valence; U13A, B, C, D (A)  
  26 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
  26 1600 Netball v Ashford School; 2nd (A)   
  26 1730 Basketball v Harvey Grammar School; 1st (H)   
Thurs 27 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
  27 1530 Netball v Dover College; U15A, U15B, U14A (H)  
Fri 28 0815 Chapel - Trenchard House  
  28 1400 Netball v Interdorm; U12  
  28 1500  Hockey V Ashford School; U13A,B,C,D (A)  
  28 1515-1630 CCF   
  28 1700* Cancelled  Parade:
Inspecting Officer - Mr A Foreman
Escorting Officer -  Flt/Lt A Kanasewich RAF AC
 
  28 1800 Cancelled  Prefects meeting  White Rose Room 
  28 1900 Regimental Dinner AG's Room   
Sat 29 1400 Netball v Kings School Canterbury; 1st, 2nd, 3rd (A) U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B (H)  
  29 1400 Netball v Wellesley House; U13A (H)   
  29 1400 Netball v Northbourne Park School; U13B, U12B (A)   
  29 1400 Cross Country; Duke of York’s Invitational; U19 (H)   
  29 1400 Intermediate Interhouse Hockey (H)  
MAR        
Sun 1 1045-1530 Alanbrooke House Trip - Prison Island Maidstone
  1 1400 Hockey v TDA; 1stXI (H)  
  1 1630 RC Mass  
  1 1700 Evening Prayer  
Mon  2 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  2   Final Date for return of Parent’s Day Letters.                                
  2 1615 Musician of the Year auditions  Music Department 
  2 1700 Hockey v Kings Rochester; 1stXI (A)   
Tue 3 0815 Tutor groups   
  3 TBC Hockey (County Cup) U14A  
  3 1400-1530 Staff Matters Committee Chelsea House
  3 1400 Cross Country v Stevens & Wainman Cup; U13 (A)   
  3 1530-1700 Business and Audit Committee AG’s Room
  3 1630 Hockey v Kings Rochester; U15A (H)   
Wed 4 0815 Chapel  
  4   Final date for Exeat Requests  
  4 1330-2130 Military Band Performance - Hever Castle Edenbridge
  4 1400 Netball v Interhouse; Snr (H)  
  4 1400-1630 Year 9 - Duke of Edinburgh Award Walk Dover
  4 1415 Netball v St Edmund’s; U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B (A)  
  4 1415 Rugby v Wellesley House U12A (A)  
  4 1430-1630 TDF Meeting AG’s Room
  4 1500 Basketball v Kings School Canterbury; U18 (A)   
  4 1530 School Council meeting  White Rose Room 
Thurs 5 0815 Tutor groups   
  5 1530 Hockey v Kent College; U15A (H)   
  5 1615 Hockey v Kent College; U14A (A)   
  5   Seasonal Produce tasting table - Flavours of Umami concept Evening Dining Hall
  5 1900 Year 13; Unit 6 Performance exam Nye Hall
Fri 6 0815 Chapel - Nelson House  
  6   Theatre Royal Trip- Jekyll and Hyde The Musical Margate
  6 1515-1700 CCF   
  6 1900 Academic  Dinner AG's Room   
Sat 7   All students to be in School   
  7   Open Morning  Nye Hall
  7 1330 Hockey v Ashford; U15A (H)   
  7 1400 Netball v Sutton Valence; 1st, 2nd, 3rd (H) U15A, U14A (A)  
  7 1400 Netball v Junior Kings School; U13A, B, C, D (A)  
  7 1430 Hockey v Sutton Valence; 2ndXI, U15B, U14B (A)   
  7 1430 Hockey v Ashford School; U14A (A) U13A, U13B (H)   
  7 1430 Hockey v Junior Kings School; U12A&B (A)   
  7 1530 Hockey v Ashford School; 1stXI (H)   
Sun  8 0815* RC Mass  
  8 0930* Cancelled  Parade:
Inspecting Officer - Mr A Foreman 
Escorting Officer -  Lt S Socci RNR
 
  8 1030* Chapel  
  8 1245 Marlborough and Clive House activity - Quex Park Birchington
  8 TBA Wolfe House Trip   
Mon  9 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  9 1615 Musician of the Year auditions  Music Department 
Tue 10 0815 Tutor groups   
  10   UKMT Years 8 and 9 (Selected students) Ashford School
  10 1400-1630 Geography Workshop: Christchurch Lecturer- selected students  AG's Room
  10 1615 Hockey v Simon Langton; U14A (A)   
Wed 11 0815 Chapel  
  11 0835-1305 Careers Interviews Chelsea House
  11 All Day AEF flying at RAF  Wittering
  11 All Day Rugby V Kent 7s (A)  
  11 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  11 1400 Senior / Intermediate Interhouse Cross Country (H)  
  11 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
  11 1545 Messing Meeting Dining Hall
Thurs 12 0815 Tutor groups   
  12 All Day  BTEC Level 2 and 3 Dance: Gaspard Zamble African Dance and Music  Nye Hall
  12 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
  12 1530 Hockey v Simon Langton; U15A (H)  
Fri 13 0815 Chapel - Wellington House   
  13 1515-1700 CCF   
  13 1800 Prefects meeting  AG's Room   
  13 1900 Year 12: Unit 3 Performance exam Nye Hall
Sat  14   Overnight Exeat may be taken after completion of School commitments  
  14 1100-1230 Friends of The School Meeting  AG's Room   
Sun 15 1400-1530 Selected Year 11 GCSE Music practice session  
Mon  16   Final Date for return of Airport Transfer Request Forms to Taylor Travel  
  16 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  16   Whole School: Nutrition and Hydration week starts   
Tue 17 0815 Tutor groups  
  17 0835-1700 Careers Interviews Chelsea House
  17 1330 Hotspot Dukie's Coffee Shop
Wed 18 0815 Chapel  
  18 0940-1040 Year 9 Options lecture  Nye Hall 
  18 1530 Equality and Diversity Group Meeting  White Rose Room 
Thurs 19 0815 Tutor groups   
Fri 20 0815 Chapel - Alanbrooke House  
  20   Trinity Music Exams   
  20   Seniors lesson 1 and 2 as normal   
  20 Postponed Drill Competition.
Inspecting Officer – TBC, Mr A Foreman
Escorting Officer – Lt Col S S Saunderson 
 
  20 1900 Year 11 Component 3 Performance exam -Drama and Dance Nye Hall
  20 1900 - Postponed Junior Musician of the Year  Music Department 
  20 1900 - Postponed Headmasters Dinner  AG's Room   
Sun 22   Whole School: Nutrition and Hydration Week ends  
  22 1630 RC Mass  
  22 1700 Evening Prayer  
Mon  23 0815 Assembly Nye Hall
  23 Postponed  Careers week  
  23   Year 12: Unit 1 exam paper Part A released  
Tue 24 0815 Tutor groups   
  24 0835-1600 Year 12: Unit 1 study days  
  24 1000-1130 Trustees Meeting AG's Room   
  24 1330-1630 Full Board Meeting  AG's Room   
  24 1600-1800- Postponed Careers Presentation Nye Hall
  24   Final Prep  
Wed 25 0815 Chapel  
  25 0835-1600 Year 12: Unit 1 study days  
  25 1210-1300 Operations Meeting  AG's Room   
  25 1400-1630 Year 9 - Duke of Edinburgh Award Walk Dover
  25 1530 Academic leadership group meeting  AG's Room   
Thurs 26 0815 Tutor groups   
  26 1310 Pastoral initiatives and interventions forum  AG's Room   
Fri 27 1330 Term ends: Students free to leave  
  27 1330-1630 - Postponed Parents Day: Years 8 and 10 Nye Hall
April        
    To be Advised  Summer Term Begins: Students return   
Tue 28 0300 - Postponed Year 12 CERN Trip to Geneva departs Geneva
Wed 29 2300 - Postponed Year 12 CERN Trip to Geneva return