Diary Dates

Term Dates and Events Overview 2018/2019

A printable list of all the dates for the school year 2018/19 is available for download here:

Term Dates & Events 2018/2019

Calendar of Events 2018/2019

Autumn Term 2018

Wednesday29AugustFirst day of school for Year 8 and Year 14 pupils. Year 8 Pupils attend between 9:00am and 3:00pm and bring packed lunch. Year 14 pupils attend between 9:00am and 10:30am.
Thursday30AugustSchool Development Day. Pupils do not attend school.
Friday31AugustAll pupils in school. Year 8 and Year 14 attend between 9:0am and 3:00pm for induction. A canteen lunch is available. NEW pupils in Years 9 - 13 attend between a session between 09:00am and 10:00am and then ALL pupils in Years 9 - 13 attend induction between 10:00am and 12:00pm.
Monday3SeptemberNormal school day. Canteen lunch is available.
Monday15OctoberSchool Development Day. Pupils do not attend school.
Mon-Fri29OctoberHalf Term Holiday from Monday 29 October to Friday 2 November
Thursday15NovemberSchool Development Day. Pupils do not attend school.
Friday21DecemberLast day of Autumn Term

Easter Term 2019

Monday7JanuaryFirst day of Easter Term
Friday11JanuaryEarly closure
Saturday12JanuaryOpen Day
Monday14JanuarySchool Development Day. Pupils do not attend school.
Mon-Fri18-22FebruaryHalf Term Holiday
Monday18MarchSt Patrick's Day. School closed.
Monday19MarchSchool Development Day. Pupils do not attend school.
Friday12AprilLast day of Easter Term


Summer Term 2018

Day Date Month Description
Monday 16 April First day of Summer Term
Monday 7 May May Day (Half Term)
Thursday 24 May Staff development day (Pupils in Years 8 - 14 do not attend school)
Friday 29 June Last day of Summer Term


School finishes at normal time for half-term.

When school finishes at 1.30 pm, we follow a shorter 5-period day and a canteen lunch is available.

Pupils are not required to attend school on school development days. Some affect the entire school (including the Preparatory Department, whilst others only affect Senior School. The dates on this page refer to the Senior School.