Term Dates

Spring Term 2020

Boarders return – Monday 6 January
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Monday 6 January 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Monday 6 January 4.30pm
Staff CPD Day – Monday 6 January
First half of term begins – Tuesday 7 January
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 14 February 

Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 14 February 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 23 February
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 23 February 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 24 February
Term ends2 (end of day) – Friday 3 April

Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Friday 3 April 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 3 April 4.00pm

Summer Term 2020

Boarders return – Monday 20 April
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Monday 20 April 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Monday 20 April 4.30pm
Staff CPD day – Monday 20 April
First half of term begins – Tuesday 21 April
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 22 May

Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 22 May 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 31 May
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 31 May 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 1 June
Term ends2 (end of day) – Thursday 2 July

Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Thursday 2 July 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Thursday 2 July 4.00pm

Parents of students due to sit exams this summer sometimes contact the school for their children’s timetables, so that they can book flights and holidays. Exam boards have designated Wednesday 24 June 2020** as a ‘contingency day’ for examinations. In the highly unlikely event that there is national disruption to a day of examinations in summer 2020, exam boards could reschedule to dates up to and including the contingency day on 24 June 2020.

Should this happen, the affected candidates will be expected to make themselves available. Therefore, candidates and parents should take this into account when making their plans for the summer.

**This applies to all exams, except International Baccalaureate. For International Baccalaureate, the contingency session is the afternoon of Friday 22 May 2020.

Autumn Term 2020

Staff CPD day – Friday 28 August
Staff CPD day – Tuesday 1 September
Boarders return – Wednesday 2 September
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Wednesday 2 September 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Wednesday 2 September 4.30pm
Third Form Induction Day – Wednesday 2 September
First half of term begins – Thursday 3 September
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 16 October

Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Friday 16 October 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads buses for boarders depart – Friday 16 October 4.00pm
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Sunday 1 November 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 1 November 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 2 November
Term ends2 (end of day) Tuesday 15 December

London Heathrow buses for boarders depart – Tuesday 15 December 8.30am & 12.00pm
Bristol Temple Meads buses for boarders depart – Tuesday 15 December 4.00pm
Staff CPD day – Wednesday 16 December

Spring Term 2021 Boarders return – Tuesday 5 January
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Tuesday 5 January 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Tuesday 5 January 4.30pm
Staff CPD day – Tuesday 5 January 
First half of term begins – Wednesday 6 January 
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 12 February

Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 12 February 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 21 February
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 21 February 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 22 February
Term ends2 (end of day) – Thursday 1 April

Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Thursday 1 April 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Thursday 1 April 4.00pm
Summer Term 2021 Staff CPD Day Monday 19 April
Boarders return – Monday 19 April
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Monday 19 April 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Monday 19 April 4.30pm
First half of term begins – Tuesday 20 April
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 28 May

Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 28 May 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 6 June
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 6 June 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 7 June
Term ends2 (end of day) – Thursday 1 July

Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Thursday 1 July 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Thursday 1 July 4.00pm
 

1At the end of half terms, minibus services to Bristol Temple Meads will depart Sidcot at 4.00pm, with the exception of October half term where we have an additional service to Heathrow at 8.30am and 12.00pm. Prep will run from 4.30pm to 5.30pm, with an evening meal at 5.30pm. All students will be required to leave the campus by 6.00pm.

2At the end of full terms the Heathrow coach services will depart Sidcot at 8.30am and 12.00pm, depending on flight departure times. Housemasters and Housemistresses will coordinate this and we hope that this will result in less time waiting at the airport. Minibus services to Bristol Temple Meads will depart Sidcot at 4.00pm. Prep will run from 4.30pm to 5.30pm, with an evening meal at 5.30pm. All students will be required to leave the campus by 6.00pm.