Term Dates 2018/19 and 2019/20

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TERM DATES 2018/19

Christmas term 2018
Staff training Thurs 30th /Friday 31st August
New boarders arrive Monday 3rd September
Induction of all new pupils Tuesday 4th September
Travelling Day for existing boarders; return by 1800 Tuesday 4th September
Day pupils return and classes begin Wednesday 5th September
Classes end for half term, 5.45pm Wednesday, 17th October
Travelling day for all boarders Thursday, 18th October
Travelling day; boarders return Wednesday, 31st October
Day pupils return and classes begin Thursday, 1st November
Classes end at 5.45pm Tuesday 11th December
Travelling day for all boarders Wednesday 12th December

Easter term 2019
Staff training Monday 7th January
Travelling Day; boarders return by 6pm Tuesday 8th January
Day pupils return and classes begin Wednesday 9th January
Classes end for half term, 5.45pm Friday 15th February
Travelling day for all boarders Saturday 16th February
Travelling day; boarders return Sunday, 24th February
Day pupils return and classes begin Monday, 25th February
Classes end at 5.45pm Wednesday, 3rd April
Travelling day for all boarders Thursday, 4th April

Summer term 2019
Staff training Wednesday 24th April
Travelling Day for all boarders Thursday 25th April
Day pupils return and classes begin Friday 26th April
Great Academies (College) Friday 24th/Saturday 25th May
Half term begins after Great Academies at 1400 Saturday 25th May
Travelling day; boarders return Sunday 2nd June
Day pupils return and classes begin Monday 3rd June
Classes end at 5.45pm Tuesday 2nd July
Travelling day for all boarders Wednesday 3rd July
NB: Easter Sunday = 21st April

TERM DATES 2019 – 2020

Christmas term 2019
Staff training Thurs 29th/Fri 30th August
New pupils arrive Monday 2nd September
Induction of all new pupils Tuesday 3rd September
Travelling Day; existing boarders return by 1800 Tuesday 3rd September
Day pupils return and lessons begin Wednesday 4th September
Lessons end 5.00pm. Day pupils and those travelling by car may leave Thursday 17th October
Half term begins: Travelling day for all boarders Friday 18th October
Travelling day; boarders return by 1800 Thursday 31st October
Day pupils return and classes begin Friday 1st November
College Carol Service 3:00 pm* Wednesday 11th December
Term ends: travelling day for all boarders Thursday 12th December
*Day pupils and boarders being collected by car may leave after the service

Easter term 2020
Staff training Monday 6th January
Travelling Day; boarders return by 1800 Tuesday 7th January
Day pupils return and classes begin Wednesday 8th January
St Omers Martyrs’ Mass 3:00 pm* Friday 14th February
Half term begins: travelling day for all boarders Saturday 15th February
Travelling day; boarders return Sunday 23rd February
Day pupils return and classes begin Monday 24th February
Passion Service 3:00 pm* Wednesday 25th March
Term ends: travelling day for all boarders Thursday 26th March
*Day pupils and boarders being collected by car may leave after the service
Easter Sunday = 12th April

Summer term 2020
Staff training Wednesday 15th April
Travelling Day for all boarders Thursday 16th April
Day pupils return and classes begin Friday 17th April
Great Academies (College) Friday 22nd May
Half term begins after Great Academies at 1400 Saturday 23rd May
Travelling day; boarders return Sunday 31st May
Day pupils return and classes begin Monday 1st June
End of Year Mass 3:00 pm* Tuesday 30th June
Term ends: travelling day for all boarders Wednesday 1st July

NB: Rhetoricians are asked to leave after their final exam, in order to maintain a quiet working environment for those who remain. For the same reason, Syntaxians are encouraged to leave after their final exam but may remain until the end of term by agreement with the Head of Playroom.

*Day pupils and boarders being collected by car may leave after the service.