Important Dates

This is the page where we show all the important dates you need to know. All events are added to our event Google calendar which you can find on the front of our website.

The last day of term is Friday 23rd July 2021 and students will be leaving at 12.15pm (Years 7 & 8) and 12.20pm Years 9-10). The school bus will depart at 12.30pm.

Parents' Evenings


On dates where we have some of our Parent's Evenings the Academy will close at 2.10pm (see below). The school bus will operate as normal. Students who cannot make alternative arrangements are welcome to use the library facilities until the bus arrives.


Year 8 parents' evening - 18th November 2021 - Academy closes at 2.10pm. The Year 11 Maths exam will go ahead.

Year 11 parents' evening - 9th December 2021 - Academy closes at 2.10pm

Year 9 parents' evening - 10th February 2022 - Academy closes at 2.10pm

Year 9 options evening - 17th February 2022

6th Form parents' evening - 3rd of March 2022

Year 11 GCSE success evening - 17th March 2022

Year 10 parents' evening - 10th March 2022 - Academy closes at 2.10pm

Year 7 parents' evening - 29th June 2022 - Academy closes at 2.10pm


We will send out a letter prior to a Parents' Evening and then you can access the Parent Portal via https://rydeacademy.schoolcloud.co.uk/ to book appointments. A link to a short guide on how to add appointments can be found here.


You can log in with the following information:


Parent’s Title

Parent’s Surname

Student’s Date of Birth


If you require any support with using the Parent Portal or do not have access to the internet please contact us on 01983 567 331 or contactus@rydeacademy.org for further support.


Term Dates 2021-2022

You can find the term dates for 2021-2022 by clicking on this link to the Isle of Wight Council's website. We will confirm our INSET dates later in the year and publish the final dates then.