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The Consultation on a Proposal to open Young People’s Academy Free School will start on Wednesday 8th May and close on Tuesday 25th June. For further information on the proposal, public meetings and how to respond to the consultation please click here

Term dates

Autumn Term 2018
Monday 3rd September INSET – school closed to Students
Tuesday 4th SeptemberINSET – school closed to Students
Wednesday 5th September Term Starts
Monday 22nd October to Friday 26th October Half Term
Friday 21st December Term ends
Spring Term 2019:
Monday 7th January Term Starts
Monday 18th February to Friday 22nd FebruaryHalf Term
Friday 5th April Term ends
Summer Term 2019:
Tuesday 23rd April Term starts
Monday 27th May to Friday 31st MayHalf Term (including Spring Bank Holiday on 27th May)
Friday 19th JulyTerm ends
Note: Bank Holidays 2018 / 2019
Christmas Day: 25th December 2018
Boxing Day: 26th December 2018
New Year Day: 1st January 2019
Good Friday: 19th April 2019
Easter Monday: 22nd April 2019
May Day Holiday: 6th May 2019
Spring Bank Holiday: 27th May 2019
Summer Bank Holiday: 26th August 2019

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

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Trip to Thorpe Park

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Free School Consultation

The consultation is on the proposal to open The Young People’s Academy, a new special Free School for the London Borough of Hillingdon. The consultation period will run from Wednesday 8th May 2019 to Tuesday 25th June 2019. As part …

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