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Upcoming Events
We commonly have many things going on here at The Dorcan Academy. On this page you can see what we have up and coming.

25 February ’19
Term 4 Begins
Staff Training Day: Year 11 will be required to attend at particular times. Years 7-10 will not be in school

25 February ’19
Y11 Drop Down Day - Only Y11 students in school

25 February ’19
NO Y7 - Y10 students in school - Training Day

01 March ’19
Y9 Trip to Chippenham Campus
Selected female students interested in STEM careers

04 March ’19
Y7 smoking prevalance workshops

05 March ’19
New intake Offer Open evening
6:00pm - 8:00pm

07 March ’19
World Book Day
Dress up as a book character for the day

09 March ’19
Transition Event: Y6 Parents Coffee Morning
From 10:30am - 12:00pm Come and meet our senior team for coffee, cake and an informal chat

12 March ’19
Y10 Future Physics Challenge Event at Swindon Academy
12:10pm - 3:00pm

14 March ’19
Y10 Maths Competition
from 8:30am to 1:30pm at John Bentley School, Calne

15 March ’19
Word Speech Day

20 March ’19
Y8/Y9 UKMT Team Maths challenge
Venue: Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

01 April ’19
French Trip
1 - 5 April 2019

04 April ’19
Duke of Edinburgh meeting
from 3:15pm Dining Hall

05 April ’19
Term 4 Ends

23 April ’19
Term 5 Begins

30 April ’19
Y7 & Y8 Junior Maths Challenge
Venue: Dorcan, Main Hall From 12:10pm - 3:00pm

02 May ’19
Y10 Accelerated Progress Evening

06 May ’19
Bank Holiday - School Closed

07 May ’19
Y8 Maths League competition
From 3:00pm Venue: Dorcan

21 May ’19
Y6 Picnic and Getting to Know you event
For students who will be attending Dorcan in September from non cluster primary schools

21 May ’19
Transition Event: Y6 Summer Picnic
New Y7 students from non-cluster schools only from 12:30pm - 2:30pm

24 May ’19
Term 5 Ends

03 June ’19
Term 6 Begins

03 June ’19
Duke of Edinburgh training
1:40pm - 4:00pm Main Hall

11 June ’19
Transition Event: Y6 Uniform Sizing Event and Heads of House Meetings
From 3:00pm until 8:00pm Venue: Dorcan

17 June ’19
School Show - Dress Rehearsal and Primary School Performance

18 June ’19
School Show - First Performance

19 June ’19
Y8 Techniquest Trip

19 June ’19
School Show Performance

20 June ’19
School Show Performance

24 June ’19
Transition Event: Y6 SLT Presentation & Meet the Tutors
From 6:30pm - 8:00pm

25 June ’19
Y8 Maths League Competition
from 3:00pm at Nova Hreod

27 June ’19
Transition Event: Y6 Induction Day 1
From 9:15am - 2:45pm. Students to wear primary school uniform and bring along writing equipment and a drink. Dorcan will provide lunch, although students can bring their own.

28 June ’19
Transition Event: Y6 Induction Day 2
As detailed on 27 June 2018

03 July ’19
Swindon College Taster Day
Y10 students will experience a day at College

04 July ’19
Y10 Cirencester College Taster Day
students will experience courses at Cirencester College

05 July ’19
Harry Potter Day
students can dress up as any character from Harry Potter

08 July ’19
Y10 Work Experience
8 - 12 July 2019

23 July ’19
Term 6 Ends
(Training Days on 24 and 25 July 2018)