Prep School

Term Dates

Prep School Term Dates

Term dates may be subject to change, therefore please always check the website calendar regularly and/or check with the School Secretary ([email protected]). Day pupils start at 8.20am on the day following the return of boarders.

Please note that boarding pupils may stay overnight at the end of each half and full term *in order to catch flights the following day. The boarding houses will shut at midday the day after the stated end of term. *Pupils cannot stay overnight at the end of the academic year and should leave after Speech Day celebrations have concluded.

PREP SCHOOL

SUMMER TERM 2024

TIME

DATE

Staff INSET

8.30am

Thursday, 11th April

Staff INSET

8.30am

Friday, 12th April

Optional Pre-Season (Pupils  YR5 - 8)

2.00 - 4.00pm

Sunday, 14th April

Beginning of Term - boarders return

4.00pm

Sunday, 14th April

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 15th April

Home Weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 3rd May

Home Weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 5th May

May Day Bank Holiday

Normal Day

Monday 6th May

Half-term begins

4.00pm

Friday, 24th May
(Boarding Houses stay open until 11am on Saturday 25th May)

Boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 2nd June

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 3rd June

Leavers' service followed by Sports Day (4pm finish approx.)

8.30am

Saturday, 22nd June

Speech Day (End of term directly after Speech Day, approx. 2pm)

10.00am

Friday, 28th June

michaelmas TERM 2024

TIME

DATE

New Staff Induction

All day 

Wednesday, 28th August

Staff INSET

All day

Thursday, 29th August

Staff INSET

All day

Friday, 30th August

New pupil welcoming morning

Morning (timings tbc)

Saturday, 31st August

Optional Pre-Season (pupils in Y5 - 8)

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Sunday, 1st September

Boarders return

4.00pm

Sunday, 1st September

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 2nd September

Home Weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 13th September

Home Weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 15th September

Home Weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 27th September 

Home Weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 29th September

Half Term begins after House Music (Boarding House stays open until 11am on Saturday 19th October)

1.30pm

Friday, 18th October

Boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 3rd November

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 4th November

Home Weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 22nd November 

Home Weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 24th November 

End of Term after Carol Service (Boarding House stays open until 11am on Wednesday 17th December)

3.00pm

     Tuesday, 10th December

Staff Inset (half day)

  All morning

Wednesday, 11th December

lent term 2025

TIME

DATE

Staff INSET

All day

Friday,  3rd January

Staff INSET

All day

Saturday, 4th January

Optional Pre-Season (pupils in Y5-8)

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Sunday, 5th January

Boarders return

4.00pm

Sunday, 5th January

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 6th January

Home weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 24th January

Home weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 26th January

Half-Term begins after Songs of Praise (Boarding House stays open until 11am on Saturday 14th February)

3.00pm

Friday, 14th February

Boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 23rd February

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 24th February

Home weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 14th March

Home weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 16th March

End of Term (Boarding Houses stay open until 11am on Saturday 29th March)

4.00pm

Friday, 28th March

summer term 2025

TIME

DATE

Staff INSET

All day

Tuesday, 22nd April

Boarders return

4.00pm

Tuesday, 22nd April

Day pupils return

8.20am

Wednesday, 23rd April

Home weekend begins

4.00pm

Friday, 2nd May

Home weekend - boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 4th May

Half-term begins

4.00pm

Friday, 23rd May

Boarders return

7.00pm

Sunday, 1st June

Day pupils return

8.20am

Monday, 2nd June

Sports Day

10.00am - 3.30pm

Saturday, 21st June

End of term after Speech Day

              2.00pm approx.

Friday, 27th June