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01303 815665 / Registered Charity No. 307889 / Registered in England & Wales No. 419256

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The Caldecott School, Station Road, Smeeth, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6PW

Useful Information and Term Dates

Autumn Term 1
Starts Ends Notes
Friday 1st September 2023 Friday 20th October 2023 Inset Day– 1st September

Pupils Return – 4th September.

School Holiday: Monday 23rd October 2023 to Friday 27th October 2023

Autumn Term 2

Starts Ends Notes
Monday 30th October 2023 Tuesday 19th December 2023


19th December school closes 1pm
School Holiday: Wednesday 20th December 2023 to Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Spring Term 3

Starts Ends Notes
Thursday 4th January 2024


Friday 9th February 2024 Bank Holiday – 1st January

Inset Days – 4th, 5th January

Pupils Return 8th January

School Holiday: Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024

Spring Term 4

Starts Ends Notes
Monday 19th February 2024


Thursday 28th March 2024


Inset Day – 19th February

Pupils Return 20th February 2024

28th March school closes 1pm

School Holiday: Friday 29th March to Friday 12th April 2024

Summer Term 5

Starts Ends Notes
Monday 15th April 2024 Friday 24th May 2024 Bank Holiday 6th May
School Holiday: Tuesday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024

Summer Term 6

Starts Ends Notes
Monday 3rd June 2024


Tuesday 23rd July 2024


Inset day 3rd June

Pupils Return 4th June 2024

23rd July school closes 1pm

School Holiday: Wednesday 24th July 2024

Useful information for keeping your young person safe online

NSPCC Report Remove Tool – The tool enables young people under the age of 18 to report a nude image or video of themselves which has appeared online. The Internet Watch Foundation will review these reports and work to remove any content which breaks the law.

UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) Digital Passport – a communication tool to support children and young people with care experience to talk with their carers about their online lives.

Childnet Parents and Carers Toolkit – Resources that offer practical tips and advice on different aspects of keeping children safe online.

Talking to Your Child About Online Sexual Harassment (Children’s Commissioner)

Child Safety Online: A Practical Guide for Parents and Carers (GOV.UK) – The guide includes practical tips about the use of safety and privacy features on apps and platforms, as well as conversation prompts to help families begin talking about online safety. It also contains pointers to further advice and support.

  • CEOP -This is the web site of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), which delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children. It provides advice to parents, carers and children on Internet safety, an online reporting facility (Click CEOP) and the Thinkuknow web site (see below);
  • Thinkuknow -These resources help young people, parents and carers and teachers to learn about the risks that young people may encounter whilst using the Internet. Developed by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) the Thinkuknow web site also includes a facility for young people to report online abuse;
  • Childnet International – This web site provides a range of resources to help children and young people to use the internet constructively and to protect children from being exploited in the online environments provided by new technologies.