Risley Lower Grammar

2023-2024 Key Dates

Whilst we do our best to keep to the dates we place on this website please do check regularly to see if there are any late changes. Thank you.

Monday 4th September - Inset Day (School closed to pupils)

Tuesday 5th September - Pupils return to school

Thursday 14th September - Reading meeting for KS2 parents, 3.30pm

Monday 18th September - Reading meeting for Reception parents, 3.30pm

Tuesday 19th September - Reading meeting for KS1 parents, 3.30pm

Monday 25th September - Yr 6 Parents' Meeting

Monday 25th September - Reception Parents' Evening

Friday 29th September - Harvest Assembly at 3pm

Tuesday 17th October - Juniors to Perlethorpe Education Centre, Newark

Friday 20th October - Foxes' Class Assembly, 9.10am

Monday 23rd October - Rabbits Class visit to Sandiacre library       

Friday 27th October - Squirrels' Class Assembly, 9.10am

Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November - Half Term

Monday 6th November - School photos 

Friday 10th November - Remembrance Service

Monday 13th November to Wednesday 15th November - Year 6 to Lea Green

Friday 17th November - Non uniform day for Children in Need

Monday 27th November - Lego Robotics Workshops in Squirrels and Foxes

Tuesday 28th November - Reindeer Dash for Treetops

Tuesday 28th November - Foxes' Parents Evening

Wednesday 29th November - Parents' Evening KS1 and KS2

Thursday 30th November - Parents' Evening KS1 and KS2

Thursday 30th November - Flu Immunisations

Thursday 7th December - Christmas Lunch

Tuesday 12th December - Christmas Performance - afternoon (tickets required)

Wednesday 13th December - Christmas Performance - afternoon (tickets required)

Friday 15th December - Christmas carols in church for KS2, 3pm

Thursday 21st December - Christmas Jumper Day and break up for Christmas

Friday 22nd December - Inset Day (school closed to pupils)


Monday 8th January 2024 - Return to school

Tuesday 23rd January - Choir to Young Voices

Friday 26th January - Infants class assembly, 9.10am

Monday 5th February - FORSA Meeting

Monday 12th February - Rabbits trip to Colliers Nursery

Monday 19th February to Friday 23rd February - Half Term

Monday 26th February- Inset Day (school closed to pupils)

Tuesday 5th March - Juniors to Cadbury's World

Thursday 7th March - World Book Day (children can wear pyjamas/onesies)

Friday 15th March - Non uniform day for Comic Relief

Friday 15th March - Foxes' class assembly,  9.10am

Wednesday 27th March - Easter Service, 9.10am

Thursday 28th March - Egg Rolling 2.30pm


Monday 15th April - Return to school

Friday 3rd May - Squirrels' Class assembly, 9.10am

Monday 6th May - Bank Holiday

Monday 13th May to Thursday 16th May - SATs Week

Wednesday 22nd May - Juniors to Derby Cathedral

Thursday 23rd May - Spelling Bee Regional Final at Trent College

Friday 24th May - Class Photographs

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May - Half Term


Friday 7th June - Sports Afternoon

Friday 21st June -  Hedgehogs' class assembly, 9.10am

Tuesday 25th June - New Starter Morning

Wednesday 26th June - Hedgehogs class to Cromford Mill

Friday 5th July - FORSA disco

Wednesday 10th July - Leaver's Performance, 2pm

Thursday 11th July - Leaver's Performance, 2pm

Friday 12th July - Infant Singalong, 9.10am in church

Friday 19th July - Leaver's Assembly, 9.10am in church

Monday 22nd July - Inset Day (School closed to pupils)

Tuesday 23rd July - Inset Day (School closed to pupils)


Wednesday 4th September - Return to school