Year Group

Post 18 Options Evening14 February12
World Book Day – book sale14 February7-13
Rushall Farm Visit13 February7
World Book Day 5th March 202011 FebruaryYear 7
School Production 2020 – ‘The Beauty and the Beast’11 FebruaryAll Years
KS4 Options – online submissions10 February9
Advice about Coronavirus from the Department of Education6 FebruaryAll Years
Non-uniform Day (14.02.20)4 February7-11
Second hand uniform sale and how to pay3 February7-11

Year 12 Parents’ Consultation Evening

Year 12 Consultation Evening – Parents’ Guide

29 January12

Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference Trip27 January12 (Invited Students)
“Pause” workshop – Soulscape23 January7
Body Worlds Exhibition Trip23 January10,11,12 (HSC) and Year 12 Psychology
Global Politics Conference23 January13
Philosophy of Religion Trip23 January7
Design Museum Trip22 January10 – (GCSE Technology)

Year 9 Parents’ Consultation Evening

Year 9 Consultation Evening – Parents’ Guide

21 January9

Scholastic Book Fair21 January7-10
GCSE Art – Kew Gardens Trip21 January10

Year 13 – Pre Public Examinations (PPE’s)

PPE Revision Grid

17 January13

School Car Parks – Safety reminder17 JanuaryAll
Second hand uniform – donations and dates14 JanuaryAll

Year 7 Parents’ Consultation Evening

Year 7 Consultation Evening – Parents’ Guide

13 January7

Emergency Contact letter – Sims Parent App9 January7-13
Year 9 French Play – Onatti – 03.02.209 January9

Year 10 Parents’ Consultation Evening

Year 10 Consultation Evening – Parents’ Guide

6 JanuaryYear 10

Year 9 Options Evening6 JanuaryYear 9
Bethlem Museum Trip6 JanuaryYear 12 – Social Sciences
Yr 12 letter – Studying at home arrangements – from Jan 202020 December12
Year 11 GCSE NEA deadline extension20 December11 (GCSE D&T)
Year 10 End of term letter20 December10
Year 8 Christmas 201920 December8
Year 9 Christmas 201919 December9
Yr 11 – End of term letter18 December11
Winter Vomiting Bug17 DecemberAll Years
Year 7 Christmas 201917 December7
Berkshire Inter-Schools Cross Country Championships17 DecemberInvited Students
Yr 12 & 13 – End of term letter16 December12 & 13
Christmas jumper and accessories day 17th December13 DecemberAll Years
RSE & PSHE information letter11 December7-11

PE Extra-curricular activities letter

PE Extra-curricular actvities timetable

11 December7

An Inspector Calls10 December10

Onatti Theatre Company – French Play

Onatti Theatre Company – French Play

9 December

10 December

7 B, C, G & H

8 B, C, G & H

A-Level Study Guides – English Literature9 December13 (English Literature)

PPE Revision letter

PPE Timetable

PPE’s Revision booklet

6 December11

Christmas Lunch Tuesday 17th December6 DecemberAll Years

Year 11 PPEs French, German and Spanish Information sheet6 DecemberYear 11 (French, German & Spanish)
Costa Rica Expedition 20213 December10-12
County Lines Performance2 December11
Marwell Zoo Trip2 DecemberYear 12 (Biology)
A Monster Calls Theatre Trip29 NovemberYear 8 & Year 10 (GCSE English & Drama)
National Museum of Computing Trip28 November10 (Computing GCSE)

Immunisation Letter

Immunisation Information Parent Pack

27 November9

End of term letter27 November7-13
Packed Lunch arrangements22 November7-13
Tough Love – Theatre Production22 November8,9,10,12 & 13
Year 9 Last orders Performance 21st November18 November9

Year 11 Parents’ Consultation Evening

Year 11 Parents’ Consultation Evening – Parents’ Guide

18 November11

Friends of The Holt School15 November8-13
Friends of The Holt School15 November7
Eton Lectures – Keynes Society8 November12 & 13 (Economics)
Liquid Leisure, Windsor Trip5 November10

Pupil Premium – November 2019

Pupil Premium – Guidance to Parents November 2019

4 November7-11

Year 10 Letter to parents – “Object” November 20194 November10
Letter from Chair of Governors – Progress 8 Score25 OctoberAll years
Music Concert Update24 October11
GCSE Music Extra Curricular Invitation23 October10
Music GCSE Coursework Dates October 201923 October11
French Exchange23 October12 – Invited Students
Year 7 Instrumental and Singing Lessons22 October7
Give and Take Programme – Soulscape18 October8
Reading Buses amended Leopard 3 Bus Route 4th November 201918 OctoberAll years

Year 12 Work Experience 7th – 10th July 2020

Year 12 The HoltSchool Sixth Form WorkExperience Parent and Student Agreement

Year 12 The Holt School Sixth Form Work Experience Request Form

17 October12

Year 7 Detentions after October half term17 October7
Non-uniform Day16 October7-11
Sixth Form Open Evening Presentation16th October11
A-Level Geography – Swanage Residential Trip14 October12
Drama – Woman in Black Theatre Trip14 October9
Second Hand Uniform Donations11 OctoberAll years
KS4 Parents’ Information Evening11 October10-11
Le Pre Catalan11 October7 – 7B,7C,7G and 7H
Bushcraft Trip11 October8
PE GCSE Theatre Trip9 October10
Holt Mini University Fair8 October10-13
BREXIT and EU Settlement Scheme8 OctoberAll years
Bushcraft Trip8 October 20199
WW1 Battlefields Trip8 October 20199

GCSE NEA Catch up Sessions (Design & Technology)

Copy of GCSE NEA 2019-20 Hand-in Dates

7 October11

Course Information

Home Learning Timetable

GCSE Courses Assessment Requirements

Key points from Lisa Damour’s “Under Pressure” book


4 October10

School Entrance Gate 24 OctoberAll years
A-Level Psychology Conference Trip4 October 201913
Yr 10 & 11 – Tips for Independent Language Learning3 October 201910 & 11
Safe Drive Stay Alive Event2 October13

Pre Public Examination (PPE) Information letter

Revision Grid

2 October13

A-Level Sociology Revison Conference2 October13
Home Learning timetable1 October8

Anti-social behaviour information letter from Thames Valley Police

Information for parents regarding Cannabis/Xanax/Alcohol

1 OctoberAll Years

GCSE Science – Science Live – Oxford Trip1 October10
GCSE Geography – Field Study Trip30 September10
Year 8 Art Club27 September8
Year 7 Art Club27 September7
A-Level History Trip – Krakow27 September12-13
Year 10 Introduction – GCSE Business26 September10
Year 10 Work Experience (15-19th June 2020)25 September10
Year 11 GCSE Drama25 September11
Year 10 – GCSE Combined Science OCR Gateway Revision guide (Foundation)25 September10
Year 10 – GCSE Combined Science OCR Gateway Revision guide (Higher)25 September10
Year 10 – GCSE Separate Sciences OCR Gateway Revision guide (Triple)25 September10
Year 11 GCSE Music Concert24 September11
Year 7 Home Learning Timetable23 September7
Sixth Form Open Evening Letter23 September11
English – Set Text – ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde’20 September10
U14’s Berkshire Girls Hockey Tournament20 SeptemberInvited Students
U16’s Berkshire Girls Hockey Tournament20 SeptemberInvited Students
Science Live (Biology)20 September12-13
Home Learning Timetable18 September9

The Importance of Reading

Year 8 Recommended Reading List

Year 9 Recommended Reading List

17 September8-9

Early Closure Arrangements17 September7-13
Winter Uniform Update16 September7-11

Parent Governor Election Letter

Nomination Form

13 September7-13

A-level English Literature Coursework13 September13

Year 7 Presentation PPT – from recent

Parents’ Information Evening

13 September7
Holt Lane – “Pick up and drop off” road safety letter12 September7-13
Parents’ Information Evening12 September13
Parents’ Information Evening12 September12
Parent Information on Safeguarding12 September7-13
Houses of Parliament Trip – A-Level Politics12 September12-13
GCSE Economics Introduction Letter11 September10

Physical Education Extra-Curricular Matches

ECA Timetable

11 September7-11

Seveille Trip – A-Level Spanish11 September12- 13
A-level Geography letter9 September12
GCSE Geography letter9 September10
GCSE History textbook letter9 September11
Harvest Festival student permission letter9 September11
GCSE Business letter6 September11

A-level “Importance of Being Earnest” Letter

A-level “Twelfth Night” Letter

5 September 201912

Parents Information Evening5 September 20197

Reading Programme and Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

Reading List

4 September 20197

Safe Drive Stay Alive10 September 201913

Dress guidance for September 2019

Dress guide

19 July 201910-11

Dress guidance for September 2019

Dress guide

19 July 20197-9


GCSE German – Rhine Valley Residential Trip11 July 201910 (as at September)
GCSE Food and Nutrition – Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham4 July 201910 & 11 (as at September)
GCSE Science course in year 9 (September)1 July 20198 (current)
Shakespeare text – Macbeth25 June 201910
WADE letter20 June 20198
Music Tour – France and Belgium 202022 May 20197 to 12 (Invited Students)

Drive Start Poster

Drive Start letter

30 April10

Changes to Sixth Form – letter to current year 11 students26 April11
Changes to Sixth Form – letter to current year 12 students26 April12