Monday, 4 September Inset Day
Tuesday, 5 September Students return (8.30 am)
Friday, 20 October Inset Day
Monday, 23 – Friday, 27 October Half Term
Friday, 22 December 2017 End of Term
Monday, 8 January Inset Day
Tuesday, 9 January Inset Day
Wednesday, 10 January Start of term for students
Monday, 12 - Friday, 16 February Half Term
Friday, 23 March End of Term
Monday, 9 April Start of term for staff and students
Monday, 7 May May Day
Monday, 28 May to Friday, 1 June Half Term
Friday, 20 July End of term for students
Monday, 23 July Inset Day
"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
Archbishop Blanch Parent.
We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.
Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.
The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.
The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.
Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:
Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results.
Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area