Term Dates

Autumn Term 2020

New Staff Induction - Tuesday 25 August
Staff CPD day 1 – Wednesday 26 August
Staff CPD day 2 – Thursday 27 August
Year 8, Year 9, Year 10 (Fourth Form and Lower Fifth) Student Orientation Day (times TBC) - Friday 28 August
Year 11(Upper Fifth) and Upper Sixth Orientation Day (times TBC) - Tuesday 1 September
Year 7 (Third Form) and Lower Sixth Induction Day (times TBC) - Wednesday 2 September
New pupil orientation/re-acclimatisation day Junior School - Wednesday 2 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
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
Autumn Term 2021 New Staff Induction - TBC
Staff CPD day 1 – Monday 6 September
Staff CPD day 2 – Tuesday 7 September
Year 7 (Third Form) and Lower Sixth Induction Day (times TBC) - Wednesday 8 September
New pupil orientation/re-acclimatisation day Junior School - Wednesday 8 September
Boarders return – Wednesday 8 September
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Wednesday 8 September 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Wednesday 8 September 4.30pm
First half of term begins – Thursday 9 September
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 15 October
Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Friday 15 October 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads buses for boarders depart – Friday 15 October 4.00pm
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Sunday 31 October 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 31 October 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 1 November
Term ends2 (end of day) Tuesday 14 December
London Heathrow buses for boarders depart – Tuesday 14 December 8.30am & 12.00pm
Bristol Temple Meads buses for boarders depart – Tuesday 14 December 4.00pm
Staff CPD day – Wednesday 15 December
Spring Term 2022 Boarders return – Wednesday 5 January
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Wednesday 5 January 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Wednesday 5 January 4.30pm
Staff CPD day – Wednesday 5 January 
First half of term begins – Thursday 6 January 
Half term break begins1 (end of day) – Friday 18 February
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 18 February 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 27 February
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 27 February 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 28 February
Term ends2 (end of day) – Thursday 7 April
Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Thursday 7 April 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Thursday 7 April 4.00pm
Summer Term 2022 Staff CPD Day Monday 25 April
Boarders return – Monday 25 April
Boarders’ coach leaves London Heathrow – Monday 25 April 9.30am
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Monday 25 April 4.30pm
First half of term begins – Tuesday 26 April
Half term break begins
1 (end of day) – Friday 27 May
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Friday 27 May 4.00pm
Boarders return – Sunday 5 June
Boarders’ minibus leaves Bristol Temple Meads – Sunday 5 June 7.30pm
Second half of term begins – Monday 6 June
Term ends
2 (end of day) – Thursday 7 July
Boarders’ coach to London Heathrow leaves Sidcot – Thursday 7 July 8.30am & 12.00pm
Boarders’ minibus to Bristol Temple Meads leaves Sidcot – Thursday 7 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.