Term Dates

  Term Dates 2019 - 2020

Please note that there is a change to the National early May bank holiday date this year. The usual (and previously published) date of Monday 4th May will NOT be a holiday in 2020. School will be open as usual. Instead Friday 8th May will be a national holiday and School will be closed. The weekend of 8th - 10th May will be an exeat for boarders.  

Notes

1. Half terms commence on Fridays after normal school commitments. 
2. Boarders return to school by 5pm the day before the start of each term.
3. The early May Bank Holiday weekend is the only compulsory exeat for all boarders.
4. Prep School compulsory events:  Carol Service and for Open Day in July.
5. Senior School compulsory events:  Carol Service in December, the House Singing performance to parents in March and Speech Day in July.
  Autumn Term 2019  
Lower Sixth Form Boarders return  1st  September (Sunday) Between 3pm and 6pm
Lower Sixth Day Girls return  2nd  September (Monday) by 9am 
Boarders in U3 – U5 and U6 return  4th September (Wednesday) Between 10am and 5pm  (New boarders in am)
Term Starts  5th September (Thursday) 8:30am 
     
Half term 26th  – 3rd November (Saturday – Sunday)  Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 25th October               Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return  3rd November (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm 
Prep School Carol Services at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Bramley TBC  
Senior School Carol Service at Guildford Cathedral TBC 6th December   
     
Term Ends  12th December (Thursday)  
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.  
  Spring Term 2020    
Boarders return 7th January (Tuesday) Boarding Houses open at 2 pm.  All boarders return by 5pm 
Term Starts 8th January (Wednesday)  8:30am 
     
Half term 15th – 23rd February (Saturday – Sunday) Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 14th Feb                    Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 23rd February (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm 
Senior School House Singing Concert for Parents 25th March (Wednesday)  7:30pm
     
Term Ends  26th March (Thursday)   
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.  
  Summer Term 2020    
Boarders return  21st  April (Tuesday) Boarding Houses open at 2 pm. 
All boarders return by 5pm 
Term Starts  22nd April (Wednesday) 8:30am 
Please note a change to the usual Early May Bank Holiday this year, which has been moved from the usual Monday to Friday 8th May instead: 
Exceptional Bank Holiday -
75th Anniversary of VE day   
FRIDAY 8th May (not Monday 4th)   -  EXEAT
8th/9th/10th May  (Fri/Sat/Sun) Girls leave after last commitment on Thursday 7th May.  Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 10th May (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 7 pm. 
All boarders return by 9 pm
     
Half Term:  23rd May – 31st May (Saturday – Sunday) Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 22nd May
Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 31st May (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm. 
All boarders return by 9 pm 
Prep School Open Day  TBC 9am - midday
Senior Speech Day & Open Day Saturday  4th July (Saturday) 10am – 3:30pm 
Term Ends  9th July (Thursday)  
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.  
  Provisional Term Dates 2020 - 2021
  These dates are not confirmed; they are given for guidance only at the moment.     
Notes    
1. Half terms commence on Fridays after normal school commitments. 
2. Boarders return to school by 5pm the day before the start of each term.
3. The early May Bank Holiday weekend is the only compulsory exeat for all boarders.
4. Prep School compulsory events:  Carol Service and for Open Day in July.
5. Senior School compulsory events:  Carol Service in December, the House Singing performance to parents in March and Speech Day in July.
  Autumn Term 2020    
Lower Sixth Form Boarders return  1st  September (Tuesday) Between 10am and 5pm (New boarders in am)
Lower Sixth Day Girls return  2nd  September (Wednesday) by 8:30am 
Boarders in U3 – U5 and U6 return  2nd  September (Wednesday) Between 10am and 5pm  (New boarders in am)
Term Starts  3rd September (Thursday) 8:30am 
     
Half term 24th Oct – 1st November (Saturday – Sunday)  Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 23rd October               Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return  1st November (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm 
Prep School Carol Services at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Bramley TBC  
Senior School Carol Service at Guildford Cathedral Monday 7th December   
     
Term Ends  10th December (Thursday)  
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.  
  Spring Term 2021    
These dates are not confirmed; they are given for guidance only at the moment.   
Boarders return 5th January (Tuesday) Boarding Houses open at 2 pm.  All boarders return by 5pm 
Term Starts 6th January (Wednesday)  8:30am 
     
Half term 13th – 21st February (Saturday – Sunday) Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 12th Feb                    Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 21st February (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm 
Senior School House Singing Concert for Parents 24th March (Wednesday)  7:30pm
     
Term Ends  25th March (Thursday)   
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.  
  Summer Term 2021    
These dates are not confirmed; they are given for guidance only at the moment.   
Boarders return  20th   April (Tuesday) Boarding Houses open at 2 pm.  All boarders return by 5pm 
Term Starts  21st April (Wednesday) 8:30am 
     
Early May Bank Holiday (Exeat)  1st/2nd/3rd May  (Sat/Sun/Mon) Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 30th May                   Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 3rd May (Monday) Boarding Houses open at 7 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm
     
29th May – 6th June (Saturday – Sunday) Girls leave after last commitment on Friday 28th May                      Boarding Houses close at 6.30 pm
Boarders return 6th June (Sunday) Boarding Houses open at 6 pm.  All boarders return by 9 pm 
Prep School Open Day  Saturday 26th June  9am - midday
Senior Speech Day & Open Day Saturday  3rd July (Saturday) 10am – 3:30pm 
     
Term Ends  8th July (Thursday)  
for Prep School girls in PPI, PPII and PPIII   12:00pm 
for Prep School girls in FI - LIII   12:30pm 
for Senior School girls, U3 – U6   After 1pm 
>Boarders’ coaches depart   From 1:30pm. All boarding houses close at 8.30 am and luggage goes to the Library or coach loading stores.  One house stays open until 6.30 pm for those on later flights/departures.