Term dates for the 2019/20 academic year and provisional term dates for the 2020/2021 academic year.
|Autumn term 2020|
|New international pupils arrive||Sunday 6 September|
|New pupils and boarders arrive||Monday 7 September|
|Term starts||Tuesday 8 September|
|1st Exeat||Friday 25 September (13:30) to Sunday 27 September (21:00)|
|Singing and Speaking competition||Friday 16 October (19:00)|
|Half Term||Saturday 17 October (09:00) to Sunday 1 November (21:00)|
|2nd Exeat||Friday 20 November (13:30) to Sunday 22 November (21:00)|
|Term ends||Friday 11 December (13:00)|
|Spring term 2021|
|Term starts||Tuesday 5 January (boarders arrive Monday 4 January)|
|1st Exeat||Friday 22 January (13:30) to Sunday 24 January (21:00)|
|Half Term||Friday 12 February (13:30) to Sunday 21 February (21:00)|
|2nd Exeat||Friday 12 March (13:30) to Sunday 14 March (21:00)|
|Spring Concert||Thursday 25 March (19:00)|
|Term ends||Friday 26 March (13:00)|
|Summer term 2021|
|Term starts||Tuesday 20 April (boarders arrive Monday 19 April)|
|1st Exeat||Friday 7 May (13:30) to Sunday 9 May (21:00)|
|Speech Day||Saturday 29 May (9:45)|
|Half Term||Saturday 29 May (16:00) to Sunday 6 June (21:00)|
|2nd Exeat||Friday 18 June (13:30) to Sunday 20 June (21:00)|
|Leavers' Service & Ball||Friday 18 June (17:00)|
|Term ends||Friday 2 July (11:00)|
|Autumn term 2021|
|New international pupils arrive||Monday 30 August|
|New pupils and boarders arrive||Tuesday 31 August|
|Term starts||Wednesday 1 September|
|1st Exeat||Friday 24 September (13:30) to Sunday 26 September (21:00)|
|Singing and Speaking competition||Friday 15 October (19:00)|
|Half Term||Saturday 16 October (09:00) to Sunday 31 October (21:00)|
|2nd Exeat||Friday 19 November (13:30) to Sunday 21 November (21:00)|
|Term ends||Friday 10 December (13:00)|
We would ask all parents for their co-operation in ensuring that travel arrangements and family holiday plans do not encroach on teaching or activity time. Any request for arrival/departure at times other than those stated above should be made directly to Neil Gemmell, School Master.
On return from Exeats and holidays the boarding Houses are open from 17:00 onwards. Should you wish to bring your sons or daughters back earlier than this time, please would you contact his or her Housemaster or Housemistress to discuss individual arrangements.
Boarders in Year 7 and Year 8 must return to Catteral for 20:00 at the end of each Exeat or holiday. Pupils in Years 9 and above must return in time for 2100 at the latest.
Exeats will begin on Fridays at 13:30.
Parents’ Conferences will be scheduled to start at 13:30 and will be held in The Pavilion unless otherwise stated.
Parents and guardians are warmly invited to all events listed above. Those attending the Singing & Speaking Competition may take their sons and daughters home after this event.
The summer half term commences with Speech Day, the highlight of the school’s year. As well as Prize Giving in the morning all pupils are involved in exhibitions and events throughout the afternoon. All parents and guardians are invited to attend.
Please note that due to limited space in Chapel, the Carol Service is open to parents of Year 7 and U6th form pupils only.
The 2nd Exeat of the Summer term may begin at 17:00 for some pupils, particularly those in Y11, L6th or U6th, depending on their public examination timetables.