Calendar and Key Dates

Our school calendar is available online to view here, and events can be added to your own personal calendars. 

The school year has a certain rhythm, and to help parents appreciate the timings and key points in the calendar, we have an annual overview of the academic year, by year group. 

Key dates for the year are also listed below: 

Term Dates

Michaelmas term

Tuesday 27 AugustStaff Preparation Day 1
Wednesday 28 AugustStaff Preparation Day 2
Thursday 29 AugustPupil Induction Day
Friday 30 AugustBeginning of Term
Saturday 21 SeptemberNo Saturday School
Thursday 10 OctoberHalf Term begins after school for pupils (full working day for staff)
Monday 28 OctoberSchool Recommences
Saturday 23 NovemberNo Saturday School
Wednesday 11 December 14.30End of Term

Lent term 2020

Thursday 9 JanuaryStaff Preparation Day
Friday 10 JanuaryBeginning of Term
Saturday 25 JanuaryNo Saturday School
Friday 14 FebruaryHalf Term Begins
Monday 24 FebruarySchool Recommences
Saturday 7 MarchNo Saturday School
Thursday 26 MarchEnd of Term 14:30

Summer term 2020

Wednesday 15 AprilStaff Preparation Day
Thursday 16 AprilBeginning of Term
Thursday 30 AprilOfficial Start of IB Exams
Friday 1 MaySchool Ends 13:10
Friday 8 MayBank Holiday - No school (IB Exams only)
Saturday 9 MayNo Saturday School
Friday 22 MayIB Exams End
Half Term Begins for Year 7 - Lower Sixth 13:10
Leavers' Ball
Saturday 23 MayLeavers' Day
Monday 1 JuneSchool recommences
Saturday 27 JuneFounder's Day End of Term

Beginning of Michaelmas term 2020

Monday 31 August Bank Holiday
Tuesday 1 September Staff Preparation Day 1
Wednesday 2 September Staff Preparation Day 2
Thursday 3 September Pupil Induction Day for Year 7, Year 9 and Lower Sixth
Friday 4 September Beginning of Term


Parents' Evenings and Information Evenings 

Michaelmas term

Thursday 31 October 19:00IB Choices Evening for Current Year 11 Pupils and Parents
Thursday 14 NovemberY11 Mock Examinations (to 22nd)
Wednesday 20 Nov 19:00Year 10 Information Evening for Current Year 9 Pupils and Parents
Thursday 21 November 18:30U6 Parents’ Evening (with students)
Monday 2 December 18:30Y7 Parents’ Evening

Lent term 2020

Monday 13 January 18:30Y11 Parents’ Evening (with students)
Monday 20 January 18:30Y9 Parents’ Evening (with students)
Thursday 30 January 18:30L6 Parents’ Evening (with students)
Monday 10 FebruaryIB Mock Examinations (to approx. 2 Mar)
Monday 9 March 18:30Y8 Parents’ Evening (with students)
Monday 16 March 18:30Y10 Parents’ Evening (with students)

Summer Term 2020

Thursday 30 AprilIB Exams start
Monday 11 MayL6 Internal Exams (to 19 May)
Monday 11 MayY10 Internal Exams (to 16/17 May)
Friday 22 MayU6 Leavers’ Ball
Saturday 23 MayU6 Leavers’ Day
Saturday 27 JuneFounder’s Day

Please note these dates are subject to change at any time. For the most up-to-date timings, please refer to the online school calendar


2019/20 term dates

2019/20 boarding dates

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