Term Dates

2023 – 2024

Autumn Term 2023
Boarders’ Transport departs Heathrow 10amSunday 3 September
New boarders arrive from 2pmSunday, 3 September
Staff INSETMonday, 4 September
New Boarders Induction DayMonday, 4 September
Induction Day (all new pupils Senior and Sixth)Tuesday, 5 September
Staff INSETTuesday, 5 September
Existing boarders return from 2pmTuesday, 5 September
Autumn Term BeginsWednesday, 6 September
Boarders’ transport arrives Heathrow 3pm
Friday, 20 October
Boarding Houses close 6pmFriday, 20 October
Half Term (Two Weeks)Monday, 23 October to Friday, 3 November
Boarders’ transport departs Heathrow at 10am
Sunday, 5 November
Boarders return 2pm – 9pmSunday, 5 November
End of TermThursday, 14 December
Boarders’ transport arrives Heathrow 3pm
Friday, 15 December
Boarding Houses close 10amFriday, 15 December


Spring Term 2024
Boarders’ transport departs Heathrow at 10amWednesday, 3 January
Boarders return 2pm to 9pmWednesday, 3 January
Term beginsThursday, 4 January
Boarding Houses close 6pm                       
Friday, 9 February 
Half Term (One Week)Monday, 12 February to Friday, 16 February
Boarders return 2pm to 9pmSunday, 18 February
End of TermThursday, 28 March
Boarders’ transport arrives Heathrow 3pmThursday, 28 March
Boarding Houses close 6pmThursday, 28 March


Summer Term 2024
Staff INSETMonday, 15 April
Staff INSETTuesday, 16 April
Boarders’ transport departs Heathrow at 10am
Tuesday, 16 April
Boarders return 2pm to 9pmTuesday, 16 April
Term beginsWednesday, 17 April
Early May Bank HolidayMonday, 6 May
Boarding houses close 6pmFriday, 24 May
Half Term (One Week)Monday, 27 May to Friday, 31 May
Boarders return 2pm to 9pm
Sunday, 2 June
End of TermFriday, 5 July
Boarders’ transport arrives at Heathrow 3pmSaturday, 6 July
Boarding houses close 10amSaturday, 6 July

2024 – 2025

Autumn Term 2024
Staff INSETTuesday, 3 September
Induction Day (all new pupils Senior and Sixth)Wednesday, 4 September
Autumn Term BeginsThursday, 5 September
Half Term (Two Weeks)Monday, 21 October to Friday, 1 November
End of TermWednesday, 18 December


Spring Term 2025
Staff INSETMonday, 6 January
Staff INSETTuesday, 7 January
Term beginsWednesday, 8 January
Half Term (One Week)Monday, 17 February to Friday, 21 February
End of TermFriday, 4 April


Summer Term 2025
Staff INSETTuesday, 22 April
Term beginsWednesday, 23 April
Early May Bank HolidayMonday, 5 May
Half Term (One Week)Monday, 26 May to Friday, 30 May
End of TermFriday, 4 July
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