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Term Dates

Dates of the School Year - 2017-2018 - (updated March 2017)


Sunday 3 September - Wednesday 13 December

Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 20 October - 9.00pm Sunday 5 November

Leave Weekend: 4.00pm Friday 29 September – 9.00pm Sunday 1 October (voluntary)

Leave Weekend: 1.00pm Friday 24 November – 9.00pm Sunday 26 November (compulsory)

Notes: Boarding Houses open 3.00pm Saturday 2 September for overseas pupils who are not new to the school.  Pupils may leave from 3.30pm on Wednesday 13 December but may stay until 10.00am on Thursday 14 December if travel plans dictate.

LENT 2018

Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March (
lessons begin on Tuesday 9 January)

Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 9 February – 9.00pm Sunday 18 February

Leave Weekend: 4.00pm Friday 26 January – 9.00pm Sunday 28 January (voluntary)

Leave Weekend: 4.00pm Friday 9 March - 9.00pm Sunday 11 March (voluntary)

Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00am Monday 8 January for those returning from overseas.

Pupils may leave from 1.00pm on Friday 23 March.


Monday 16 April – Friday 6 July  
(lessons begin on Tuesday 17 April)

Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 25 May – 9.00pm Sunday 3 June

Leave Weekend: 4.00pm Friday 4 May - 9.00pm Monday 7 May (voluntary)

Leave Weekend: 4.00pm Friday 22 June - 9.00pm Sunday 24 June (voluntary)

Notes:  Boarding Houses open 9.00am on Monday 16 April  for those returning from overseas.


At the beginning of term, boarders are due back here at 7.30pm on the day stated.  Day pupils should be here by 8.25am the following day.  The time at which the boarding houses open is stated and boarders should not return before then.

Next Steps…

To arrange a visit, or for any other enquiries regarding admissions at the Senior School, please contact our Registrar, Mrs Issy Hartnell on 01225 721 133

To arrange a visit, or any other enquiries at the Pre-Prep and Prep please contact Nicky Davis on 01225 831 238.

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