Dates for your Diary 2019/2020

It's going to be another busy year at Northlands Wood Primary Academy so here is a list of dates to help you keep in touch with what is happening. 

Term Dates 2019-2020

Wednesday 4th September to Friday 20th December 2019

(Half-term holiday Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2019)

Monday 6th January to Friday 3rd April 2020

(Half-term holiday Monday 17th to Friday 21st February 2020)

Monday 20th April to Friday 17th July 2020

(Half-term holiday Monday 25th May to Friday 29th May 2020)

INSET days

Monday 2nd September 2019

Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Friday 29th November 2019

Monday 24th February 2020

Monday 20th July 2020

*N.B. Dates are subject to change, however we will do everything we can to avoid changes.

Autumn Term 2019


Mon 2nd

INSET Day: School closed

Tues 3rd

INSET Day: School closed

Wed 11th

Warden Park Open Evening

Wed 11th

Whole School karate taster session

Thurs 19th

Oathall Open Evening

Mon 23rd

Whole School Cinema Trip


Wed 2nd

Meet the teacher (3.20 – 3.45pm)

w/c 4th - 10th

World Space Week

w/c Mon 7th

Year 6 School Journey Week to Hindleap Warren

Wed 9th

No Pen Day                       

Thurs 10th

World Mental Health day

Fri 11th

Harvest Festival –Key Stage 1 only – 9:05am

Mon 14th

NWPA: World Space Day

Fri 18th

Whole School – The ‘Big Draw’ event

Fri 18th

Deadline for Christmas Card Competition 

Fri 18th

Individual/sibling school photos

Mon 21st

Digital Leaders – Apple Store, Brighton visit

Tues 22nd

Phonics Workshop for parents (9.00 – 10.00am)

Wed 23rd

Parent Consultations – 3:30 – 6:00pm

Thurs 24th

Parent Consultations – 3:30 – 6:00pm

Fri 25th

Whole school Diwali celebrations

Fri 25th

Whole school Disney dress up day

28th - 1st Nov



Tues 5th

Y5 Dress up day: Fireworks/colourful theme

Thurs 7th

Y6 Imperial War Museum visit

Thurs 7th

YR, Y2 and Y5 – Fire Service into school to deliver sessions

Fri 8th

Y6 trip to Remembrance Service @ St. Wilfrid’s church

Fri 8th

Y2 Dress up day: Superheroes

Fri 8th

PTFA Family Bingo evening (6.00 – 8.00pm)

Mon 11th

Sept ‘20 intake open day    9.15 – 10.30am

Wed 13th

Sept ‘20 intake open day    9.15 – 10.30am

Fri 15th

Children in Need– Non-uniform day.

Wed 20th

Eco-Warriors film experience: More information to follow

Wed 20th

EYFS Parents – ’12 weeks in’ meeting: 2pm in hall

Thurs 28th 

Non-uniform day for Xmas Fair donations

Fri 29th 

INSET Day – school closed


Wed 4th

Y5/6 Sports Hall Athletics

Fri 6th

YR – Y6: Flu Vaccinations

Sat 7th

Christmas Fair (12 – 3pm)

Sat 7th

Y3/4/5/6 Cross Country (9-11am @ WPSA)

Sat 7th

The World’s Big Sleep Out – More information to follow

w/c Mon 9th

Hour of Code Week – Parent and child workshops.  More information to follow on this.

w/c Mon 9th

Y6 Bikeability

Tues 10th

KS1 Nativity to Y1 Parents @ 9.30am

Wed 11th

EYFS Christmas performance to parents @ 9.30am

Thurs 12th

KS1 Nativity to Y2 Parents @ 9.30am

Fri 13th

Grandparents Bingo and Carols (1:45 – 3:00pm)

Fri 13th

PTFA Christmas Disco (KS1 = 4:45 – 5:45pm.  KS2 = 6 – 7pm)

Sun 15th

Ascension church Community Carol service (6pm)

Tues 17th

Y4 Recycling Fashion Show (2pm to parents)

Fri 20th

Key Stage 2 Carol Service in hall – EYFS/KS1 to attend

Fri 20th

Last day of term

Spring Term 2020


Mon 6th 

First day of term

w/c 6th

Y5 Portals to the Past: Greeks – date TBC

Mon 13th

Y1 Dress up day: Bugs/Animals/Explorers

Tues 14th

Maple class swimming starts

Wed 15th

Y3/4 Sports Hall Athletics

Wed 29th

Open Classrooms – KS1 (2:40 – 3:05pm); KS2 (3:00 – 3:25pm)


W/c Mon 3rd


Fri 7th

PTFA: Adult Quiz night

Fri 7th

Grandparent’s morning (9 - 10.30am)

Tues 11th

Safer Internet Day

Tues 11th

KS1 Sports Hall Athletics @ Oathall Community College

Wed 12th

Parent  Consultations – 3:30 – 6:00pm

Thurs 13th

Parent Consultations – 3:30 – 6:00pm

Fri 14th

Y2 Dress up day: Explorers, animals and plants!

17th to 21st


Mon 24th

INSET day: School Closed

Thurs 27th

Y3 Dress up day: Roald Dahl

Fri 28th

Y6 WWII exhibition to parents in the hall (2pm)


w/c 2nd  

World Book Week

Thurs 5th 

World Book Day

Fri 6th

Y4 Sleepover @ School

w/c 6th  -15th  

National STEM week

Tues 17th

Y1 Drusilla’s trip

Fri 20th 

National Downs Syndrome day

Fri 20th

Class photos

Fri 27th

Spring Disco (EYFS/KS1 = 4:45 – 5:45pm.  KS2 = 6 – 7pm)

w/c 30th

Autism Awareness Week


Summer Term 2020


Fri 3rd


Mon 20th 


Mon 20th

Y5 Hug a bug experience

Wed 22nd

Y4 Portals to the past: Egyptians

Fri 24th

QR code Family Treasure Hunt (3:15 – 4.30pm)

Fri 24th

Y1 Dress up day: Pirates/sailors

Tues 28th

Rowan swimming starts


Thurs 7th

Y3 Wakehurst Place trip

Thurs 7th

Non-Uniform day for May Fair donations

Fri 8th

BANK HOLIDAY: School Closed

w/c Mon 11th


Sat 16th

May Fair (12 – 3pm)

w/c Mon 18th

Walk to School week

Thurs 21st

Learning outside the classroom day

Thurs 21st

Y6 Dress up day: The Victorians

w/c 25th



8th – 25th

Y4 Times Tables Check (3 week period)

w/c 8th

Y1 Phonics Check week

Thurs 11th 

SofE show

Fri 12th

SofE show

Fri 12th

Y6 Leavers’ Photos

w/c 15th

Arts Week

Fri 19th

Art Exhibition in hall for parents to view (3 - 4pm)

Fri 19th

World Music Day

Wed 24th

Sports Day (KS2 AM / EYFS & KS1 PM)

Thurs 25th

Y3 Dress up day: Mayans

Fri 26th

Y3/4/5 Area Sports @ Oathall Community College

Sat 27th

Summer Family Festival (12 – 7pm)

Tues 30th

Y1 Shoreham lifeboat trip


Wed 1st

Warden Park taster day for Year 6

Wed 1st

Oathall taster day for Year 6

Thurs 2nd

Y2: Paddington’s Great Adventure!

Fri 3rd

New classes assembly

Fri 3rd

End of Year Reports out

Mon 6th

Y6 Production to parents

Tues 7th 

Y6 Careers Day

Wed 8th

Y6 Area Sports @ Harlands

Fri 10th

Y5 Dressing up day (Bugs/Explorers) & Beetle Museum for parents

Mon 13th 

Helping Hands Tea Party

Tues 14th

Y6 Leavers Assembly

Wed 15th

EYFS Graduation ceremony

Thurs 16th

Y6 Leavers event

Thurs 16th

PTFA Summer Disco (KS1 = 4:45 – 5:45pm.  KS2 = 6 – 7pm)

Fri 17th

Last day of term

Mon 20th

INSET: School Closed