Term Dates

N.B. If you are not able to see the full listing, please click on Term Dates (above) which will take you to the full page.


Autumn Term 2016

Please note: the first weekend of each school term is a “Boarders’ Community Weekend”.

Friday 2 SeptemberNew Staff Induction
Monday 5 SeptemberStaff Inset9am
New Sixth Form boarders and senior school prefects return3pm
Tuesday 6 SeptemberAll new international boarders arrive
(Prep - Fifth Year)
New national boarders arrive (Prep to Fourth Year)10.30am
All other Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth arrive11.30am
New Sarums - Prep To Fourth Year12 noon
Current boarders return
(Prep to Fifth Year)
By 5pm
Wednesday 7 SeptemberTerm Begins
Saturday 10 SeptemberCelebrating Godolphin DayAll day
Friday 23 September - Sunday 25 SeptemberFixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Wednesday 19 October - Sunday 30 OctoberHalf TermDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Friday 18 November - Monday 21 November **Fixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Thursday 15 DecemberTerm EndsAfter Carol Service.
N.B. The carol service is compulsory for all students from Prep Year 3 to Upper Sixth and parents are requested not to make travel arrangements prior to the end of the service.

Spring Term 2017

Sunday 8 JanuaryBoarders returnBy 5pm
Monday 9 JanuaryTerm Begins
Friday 27 January - Sunday 29 JanuaryFixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Thursday 9 February - Sunday 19 FebruaryHalf TermDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Friday 10 FebruaryStaff Inset
Take Your Daughter To Work Day (Fourth Year)
Friday 10 March - Sunday 12 MarchFixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Friday 24 MarchTerm EndsDepart 4pm

Summer Term 2017

Tuesday 18 AprilBoarders returnBy 5pm
Wednesday 19 AprilTerm Begins
Friday 28 April - Monday 1 MayFixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Friday 26 MayStaff InsetPM
Friday 26 May - Sunday 4 JuneHalf TermDepart 1pm
Return 6pm
Friday 16 June -
Sunday 18 June
Fixed ExeatDepart 4pm
Return 6pm
Friday 7 JulyPrep Prize Giving
Followed by family picnic
SATURDAY 8 JULY SPEECH DAY Speech Day is compulsory for all Godolphin Senior staff and students.
Please take this in to account when making travel arrangements.
The approximate time for the end of proceedings is after lunch.

Provisional Term Dates 2017/18

AUTUMN TERM 2017StaffGirls
Thursday 31 AugustNew Staff Induction
Friday 1 SeptemberStaff INSET
Monday 4 SeptemberStaff INSETNew Sixth Form boarders arrive (3pm)
School Prefects Return
Tuesday 5 SeptemberNew girls Induction Day
Boarders Return
(First to Fifth Year)
Lower Sixth Induction Day
Upper Sixth Work Shadowing Day
Wednesday 6 SeptemberTERM BEGINS
Friday 29 September -
Sunday 1 October

Fixed Exeat
Friday 20 October -
Sunday 5 November
Friday 24 November -
Sunday 26 November
Fixed Exeat
Thursday 14 DecemberTERM ENDS after Carol Service
Monday 8 JanuaryStaff INSETBoarders Return
Tuesday 9 JanuaryTERM BEGINS
Friday 26 January -
Sunday 28 January
Fixed Exeat
Friday 9 FebruaryStaff INSETTYDTW Day**
Friday 9 February -
Sunday 18 February
Friday 9 March -
Sunday 11 March
Fixed Exeat
Friday 23 March TERM ENDS
Sunday 15 AprilBoarders Return
Monday 16 AprilTERM BEGINS
Friday 4 May -
Monday 7 May
Fixed Exeat
Friday 25 May -
Sunday 3 June
Friday 22 June -
Sunday 24 June
Fixed Exeat
Saturday 7 JulyTERM ENDS & SPEECH DAYCompulsory for all

** Returning Monday