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    Term Dates

    Our term dates for the next two academic years are listed below. Please note that boarders return between 6 pm and 10 pm on the evening prior to the start of term.

    You may also wish to refer to our Residential Trips Planner for details of trips in the current and future academic years.

    Academic Year 2018-2019

    Autumn Term 2018
       First Form Induction: Tuesday 4 September (0840 until after lunch)
       Term starts:
    Wednesday 5 September (0840)
       Half term: Thursday 18 October (approx 1200*) to Monday 29 October (0840)
       Term ends:  Thursday 13 December (1500)
         
    Spring Term 2019
       Term starts:  Tuesday 8 January (0840)
       Half term:  Friday 15 February to Monday 25 February
       Term ends:  Friday 29 March (1620**)
         
    Summer Term 2019
      Term starts: Wednesday 24 April (0840)
      Half term: Saturday 25 May (1230***) to Monday 3 June (0840)
      Term ends: Wednesday 3 July (1500)

    *     For the Senior School, half term starts at the end of the Founders’ Day Service (approximately 1200). For the Prep School, half term starts at 1200.
    **   Term ends at 1550 for the Upper Prep and 1530 for the Lower Prep.
    *** For the Senior School, half term starts after the Speech Day celebrations on the Saturday.  For the Prep School, half term starts on the Friday at 1550 (Upper Prep) or 1530 (Lower Prep) as usual. 

    Academic Year 2019-2020

    Autumn Term 2019
       First Form Induction: Tuesday 3 September (0840 until after lunch)
       Term starts:
    Wednesday 4 September (0840)
       Half term: Thursday 17 October (approx 1200*) to Monday 28 October (0840)
       Term ends:  Thursday 12 December (1500)
         
    Spring Term 2020
       Term starts:  Tuesday 7 January (0840)
       Half term:  TBA
       Term ends:  Friday 27 March (1620**)
         
    Summer Term 2020
      Term starts: Wednesday 21 April (0840)
      Half term: Saturday 23 May (1230***) to Monday 1 June (0840)
      Term ends: Wednesday 1 July (1500)

    *     For the Senior School, half term starts at the end of the Founders’ Day Service (approximately 1200). For the Prep School, half term starts at 1200.
    **   Term ends at 1550 for the Upper Prep and 1530 for the Lower Prep.
    *** For the Senior School, half term starts after the Speech Day celebrations on the Saturday.  For the Prep School, half term starts on the Friday at 1550 (Upper Prep) or 1530 (Lower Prep) as usual.