Y11 Students - Important Dates

Our Ref: SBW/MFR

18 April 2018

To Parents of Year 11 students

Please note the date for GCSE RESULTS DAY is THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2018 and the full GCSE Exam Timetable is available on our website

Dear Parent

Arrangements for Year 11 Students - Final Weeks

This letter is a summary of key dates and leaving arrangements for Year 11 students as they reach the end of their compulsory education after five years at Park Vale Academy.  As some of the students are intending to stay on for ‘A’ Level studies in the Redhill Sixth Form, dates for Sixth Form Induction sessions are also included.

Summary of Key Dates: 


Monday 14 May


Start of the main GCSE exam period

Students to attend lessons as normal when not in an examination

Thursday 14 June

‘Final Assembly’ 11.20am – 12.20pm in the School Hall  Students dismissed at 12.20pm                                      This is therefore the official leaving date for Year 11

Friday 29 June

Year 11 ‘Prom’ – DoubleTree by Hilton Nottingham - Gateway arrival at 7.00pm

Thursday 19 and Friday 20 July

Sixth Form Induction Days at Redhill

Thursday 23 August

GCSE Results

Friday 8 September

New Term begins for Year 12 students at Redhill


Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to say what a pleasure it has been to work with all of the students in Year 11 during my short time here. I would like to thank you, as parents, for your support and wish both you and them the very best of luck for the future.

Yours sincerely


Mr S Bowhay                                  

Head Teacher

PDF copy of letter - click on this link

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