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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

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

Calendar

Key Calendar Dates For Parents

 

 

Spring Calendar 2024
             
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     Start Time End Time Event  Venue 
             
JAN            
Fri 5   0830 1630 Staff INSET  
      1800 2200 Leadership dinner AG's Room
Sun 7   1600 1900 Christmas holidays end: students return  
Mon 8   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0835   Lessons begin  
      0835   Careers meetings Library
Tue 9   1615 1750 Careers talk: Waterbear College  Band Hall
Wed 10   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
Thur 11   1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
Fri 12   0815 0830 Chapel (Centenary Year 12) Chapel
      0830 1030 Year 10 Food Prep: Fish filleting workshop Food Tech
      1400   Rugby v Dartford Grammar School: U12A, U12B Away
      1700   Hockey v St Lawrence College: 1st XI Away
      1700 1800 *Parade Parade Square
Sat 13   0835   Tutor meetings Houses
      1205 1235 Pastoral staff training Nye Hall
      1415   Netball vs King's School Rochester 1st VII, 2nd VII, U15A, U14A, U13A Away
      1400   Hockey v St Lawrence College: 1st XI Home 
      1400   Hockey v St Lawrence College: 2nd XI (Waterbase) Away
      1400   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U15A (Sandbase) Away
      1500   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U15B (Sandbase) Away
      1500   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U14A Home 
      1500   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U14B (Waterbase) Away
Sun 14   1030 1100 Morning Prayer  Chapel
Mon 15   0815 0835 Assembly Chapel
      0830   Year 13: trial examinations begin Nye Hall
      0835   Careers meetings Library
Tue 16   1320 1400 ALG meeting AG's Room
      1430   Rugby v Eastbourne College (NatWest Regional Final): U15A Away
      1615 1715 Netball: district competition U13A Home
      1630   Hockey v King's School Rochester: U15B Home 
Wed 17   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1415   Netball v Dover Girls Grammar School: 1st VII Away
      1415   Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: 1st XI Home 
      1415   Rugby v Junior King's School: U13A, U13B  Home 
      1415   Rugby v Junior King's School: U12A, U12B Away
Thur 18       Non-uniform day  
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1530 1630 Netball: District competition U15A Home
Fri 19   0815 0830 Chapel Chapel
      1330 1400 Headman's half-hour Principal's Office
      1415   Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U13A, U12A Home 
      1515   Netball vs St Lawrence College: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B Away
      1700 1800 *Parade Parade Square
Sat 20   1030 1200 *Parents and Friends of the School meeting AG's Room
      1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1330   Overnight exeat may be taken after
School commitments 
 
Sun 21   1600 1900 Exeat ends: students return  
Mon 22       Year 13: trial examinations end  
      0815 0835 Assembly Chapel
      0835   Careers meetings Library
      1300 1400 School Council  AG's Room
      1700   Hockey v King's School Rochester: 2nd XI Away
Tue 23   0830 1200 Years 9 and 10: Invictus Resilience Workshop Nye Hall
      1615 1715 Netball: district competition U12A   Home 
      1630   Basketball v Beech Grove Academy: 1st V Home 
Wed 24   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1400   Rugby 7s: Foster Cup at Junior King's School U13A Away
      1430   Hockey v Simon Langton School: 2nd XI Home 
      1430   Netball vs Sutton Valence School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B Away
Thur 25   0900 1030 Health and Safety meeting  AG's Room
      1100 1900 Spanish: Years 12 and 13 theatre trip Cervantes Theatre
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1400 1530 Trustees: Health and welfare committee  AG's Room
      1545   Hockey v Harvey Grammar School: U14A Home 
      1530 1630 Netball: district competition U14  Home 
Fri 26   0815 0830 Chapel (Wolfe) Chapel
      1415   Netball v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U13A & U12A  Away
      1900 2200 Sixth Form dinner Dining Hall
Sat 27   1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1400   Netball vs Ashford School: 1st VII, 2nd VII, U15A, U14A Home 
      1400   Hockey v Kent College: U15A Away
      1515   Hockey v Kent College: U13A, U13B Away
      1515   Hockey v Kent College: U12A, U12B Home 
Sun 28   1030 1100 *Morning Prayer  Chapel
      1430   Basketball v King's School Canterbury: 1st V Away
Mon 29   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0830 1500 Year 11: Mock GCSE speaking exams (French and Spanish) Ramsay
      0835   Careers meetings Library
      0835 0930 Staff Consultative Meeting AG's Room
      1700   Hockey v King's School Rochester: 1st XI Away
Tue 30   1320 1400 ALG meeting AG's Room
Wed 31   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1150 1250 Year 10 and 11: UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge Nye Hall
      1400   Netball v Northbourne Park School: U13A, U12A Home 
      1415   Rugby v Northbourne Park School: U13A, U12A Home 
      1515   Netball v Beech Grove Academy: 1st VII Home 
FEB            
Thur 1   0800 0900 Year 9 Options Talk Nye Hall
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1545   Netball v Dover Girls Grammar: U15A&B  Home 
      1605 1705 Messing meeting AG's Room
Fri 2   All Day   PE: Year 13 evaluation and analysis of performance PE Classroom
      0815 0830 Chapel (Wellington House) Chapel
      1255 1325 Prefects' meeting AG's Room
      1415   Hockey v Harvey Grammar School: U13A, U13B Away
      1415   Hockey v Harvey Grammar School: U12A, U12B Home 
      1500   Netball vs Junior King's School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B Away
Sat 3   1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1230 1700 School Production: technical rehearsal Nye Hall
      1415   Netball v Cranbrook School: 1st VII, 2nd VII, U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B Away
      1400   Hockey v King's School Canterbury: 1st XI Home 
      1400   Hockey v King's School Canterbury: 2nd XI (Birley's) Away
      1500   Hockey v King's School Canterbury: U15A Home 
      1500   Hockey v King's School Canterbury: U14A (Birley's) Away
Sun 4   0930 1030 *Parade Parade Square
      1030 1100 *Morning Prayer  Chapel
      1300 1600 Band call for School Production Nye Hall
      1700 2000 Band call for School Production Nye Hall
      1900 1930 Holy Communion Chapel
Mon 5   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0830 1700 School Production: dress rehearsals Nye Hall
      0835   Careers meetings Library
Tue 6   1230 1700 School Production: tech rehearsal Nye Hall
      1900 2130 *School Production: High School Musical Nye Hall
Wed 7   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1330   Netball: tournament at Wellesley House School: U13A Away
      1400   Rugby: NatWest Quarter Final U15A Away
      1400   Netball v Sir Roger Manwood's School: 1st VII, 2nd VII Home 
      1415   Hockey v Harvey Grammar School: 1st XI Away
      1415   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U13A, U13B Away
      1415   Hockey v St Lawrence College: U12A, U12B Home 
      1900 2130 *School Production: High School Musical Nye Hall
Thur 8   1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1545   Netball v Dover Girls Grammar: U14A  Home 
      1630   Basketball v St Anselm's School: 1st V Home 
      1900 2130 *School Production: High School Musical Nye Hall
Fri 9   0815 0830 Chapel (Clive House) Chapel
      1330   Half-term begins: students may depart  
      1400 1600 *Years 12 and 13: Parents' Day Colclough Sports Centre
Sun 18   1600 1900 Half-term ends: students return  
Mon 19   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0835   Careers meetings Library
Tue 20   0830 1250 Year 11 Geography Field Trip Canterbury
      1400 1600 TDA meeting London
      1600 1800 TDF meeting London
Wed 21   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1400   Netball v Ashford School: U12A, U12B Home
      1415   Rugby v Northbourne Park School: U13A Home 
Thur 22   1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1400 1530 Trustees: Education committee  AG's Room
Fri 23   0815 0830 Chapel (Wolseley) Chapel
      1415   Netball: outreach competition Home 
      1830 2130 Academic dinner AG's Room
Sat 24   0800 0900 Years 10 to 13 Exams Briefing Nye Hall
Sat 24   1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1205 1235 Pastoral staff training Nye Hall
      1400   Cross country: inter-House senior and intermediate  Home
      1415   Rugby v Northbourne Park School: U13A Away
Sun 25   1030 1100 *Morning Prayer  Chapel
      1330 1500 Musician of the Year Competition: elementary and intermediate Nye Hall
Mon 26   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0835   Careers meetings Library
      1400   Hockey: senior inter-House  Home 
Tue 27   All Day   Rugby: Kent 7s U14A Away
      1300   Cross country at Northbourne Park: U13 Away
      1320 1400 ALG meeting Chelsea House Meeting Room
Wed 28   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1400   Rugby: NatWest Semi Final U15A Away
      1430   Netball v Simon Langton: U12A, U12B Away
      1430   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U13A, U13B Away
      1430   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U12A&B Home 
Thur 29       Non-uniform day  
      All Day   Netball Tournament at King's School Rochester: 1stVII Away
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1400 1600 Trustees: Health and Welfare committee AG's Room
      1530   Netball v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U15A, U14A Home 
      1630   Hockey v Simon Langton School: U15A (Polo Farm) Away
MAR            
Fri 1   0815 0830 Chapel Chapel
      1255 1325 Prefects' meeting AG's Room
      1500   Hockey v Simon Langton School: U12A, U12B Away
      1530   Netball v Junior King's School: U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B Home
      1700 1800 *Parade Parade Square
      1900 2200 Regimental dinner AG's Room
Sat 2   All Day   Rugby: Ealing  Festival U16 Away
      1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1400   Hockey v Ashford School: 1st XI Home 
      1400   Hockey v Ashford School: U15A (Senior School) Away
      1430   Netball v Sutton Valence School: 1st VII, 2nd VII, 3rd VII Away
      1430   Netball v Sutton Valence School: U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B Home
      1515   Hockey v Ashford School: U14A Home 
      1515   Hockey v Ashford Prep School: U13A, U13B  Away
      1730 2100 Girl Houses 80s Party Nye Hall
Sun 3   1030 1100 *Morning Prayer  Chapel
      1400 1600 Dukie's Got Talent Nye Hall
Mon 4   0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
          Careers Week begins  
      1300 1400 School Council  AG's Room
      1600   Basketball v Harvey Grammar School: 1st V Home 
Tue 5   1630   Hockey v Simon Langton School: U14A Home 
Wed 6   All Day   Rugby: Kent 7s (Gravesend) 1st  VII Away
      0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1400   Netball: Senior inter-House  Home
      1400   Netball v Northbourne Park School: U13A, U12A Away
      1345   Hockey v Junior King's School: U13B, U12B Home 
      1415   Hockey v Junior King's School: U13A, U12B Home 
Thur 7   1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1400 1530 Trustees: Leadership & Management Committee Meeting AG's Room
      1530 1700 Trustees: Business Committee Meeting AG's Room
      1530   Netball v St Lawrence College: U14A, U14B Home
      1530   Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U15A Home 
Fri 8   0815 0830 Chapel (Clive) Chapel
      1300    Cross country: outreach competition Away
          Careers Week ends  
      1330 1400 Headman's half-hour Principal's Office
      1400   Hockey: intra-dorm competition Year 7  Home 
      1700 1800 *Parade Parade Square
Sat 9   1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1100 1230 *Parents and Friends of the School meeting AG's Room
      1330   Overnight exeat may be taken after
School commitments 
 
Sun 10   1600 1900 Exeat ends: students return  
Mon 11   All Day   GCSE Performance Exams begin Music Dept.
      0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0835   Careers meetings Library
      1500 1600 Staff Consultative committee  AG's Room
Tue 12   All Day   Netball: tournament at King's School Rochester U15A Away
      1320 1400 ALG meeting AG's Room
Wed 13   0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      TBC   Rugby: NatWest Vase Final U15A Away
      1400   Netball: intermediate inter-House  Home
      1415   Football v Harvey Grammar School: 1st XI Away
      1415   Hockey v St Edmund's School: U13A, U13B Home 
      1500   Hockey v St Edmund's School: U12A, U12B Away
      1530   Netball v Simon Langton School: U13A, U13B Away
      1900 1930 BTEC Dance: Examination performance Nye Hall
Thur  14   All Day   GCSE Performance Exams end Music Dept.
      All Day   Hockey: Peter Ferminger Trophy at Kent College U15A Away
      All Day   Rugby 7s: Kent U16 (Sutton Valance) Away
      All Day   Years 10 and 12: Spanish exchange departs Madrid
      0900 1030 Health and Safety meeting AG's Room
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1530   Hockey v Sir Roger Manwood's School: U14A Home 
      1600   Netball v Simon Langton School: U14A Home 
Fri 15   0815 0830 Chapel Chapel
      1100 1400 Drill Competition  
      1445   Netball v Kent College: U12A, U12B Away
      1500 1630 *Drill Competition Parade  
      1545   Football v Harvey Grammar School: U13A Away
Sat 16   0830 1200 Open day Nye Hall
      1200 1230 Tutor meetings  
      1300 1800 Kent organ competition  Maidstone
      1400   Netball v Kent College: 1st VII, U15A, U15B, U14A, U14B Home
      1400   Hockey v Cranbrook School: 1st XI Home 
      1500   Hockey v Cranbrook School: 2nd XI Home 
      1400   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U15A Away
      1500   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U15B Away
      1600   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U14A Home 
      1600   Hockey v Cranbrook School: U14B Away
Sun 17   0930 1030 *Parade Parade Square
      1030 1100 *Morning Prayer  Chapel
      1900 1930 Holy Communion Chapel
Mon 18   All Day   Rugby 7s: Rosslyn Park (Day 1): 1st VII Away
      0815 0835 Assembly Nye Hall
      0835 0930 Staff Consultative Meeting AG's Room
      0835   Careers meetings Library
Tue 19   All Day   Year 11: GCSE Drama Performance Exam Drama Studio
      All Day   Rugby: Rosslyn Park Sevens (Day 2): 1st VII Away
      All Day   Rugby 7s: Rosslyn Park (Day 1): U14A Away
      0900 1030 Certificate Finance Resit Unit 1 Part B Nye Hall/ Ramsay
      0900 1115 Diploma Finance Resit Unit 3 Part B Nye Hall/ Ramsay
Wed 20   All Day   Rugby 7s: Rosslyn Park (Day 2): U14A Away
      All Day   Rugby 7s: Rosslyn Park  (Day 1): U16A Away
      Morning   A Level Music Performance Recital Exam Music Dept/ Chapel
      0815 0830 Chapel: Hymn Practice Chapel
      1315 1400 PLG meeting VP(P)'s Office
      1430   Hockey v Sutton Valence School: U13A, U13B Home 
      1430   Hockey v Sutton Valence School: U12A, U12B Away
      All Day   Years 10 and 12: Spanish exchange returns  
Thur 21   All Day   Rugby 7s: Rosslyn Park (Day 2): U16A Away
      1000 1200 Trustees: full board  AG's Room
      1605 1705 Messing Meeting AG's Room
Fri 22   0815 0830 Chapel (Clive) Chapel
      All Day   Year 12 and Year 13 Seville Trip Departs  
      0835 1030 Musician of the Year: rehearsals Nye Hall
      1145 1245 *Musician of the Year Nye Hall
      1330   Term Ends: students free to leave  
      1400 1630 *Year 8: Parents' Day Colclough Sports Centre
Tue 26   All Day   Year 12 and Year 13 Trip to Seville Returns