Term Dates

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

Autumn Term 2015

Date
New Staff Induction
Friday 28 August
Staff InsetTuesday 1 September, 9am
New Sixth Form Boarders and PrefectsTuesday 1 September, 3pm
All International BoardersWednesday 2 September, 9am
New Boarders - Prep to Fifth YearWednesday 2 September, 10.30am
Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth returning studentsWednesday 2 September, 11.30am

New Sarums - First to Fifth YearWednesday 2 September, 12 noon
Current boarders returnWednesday 2 September, by 5pm
TERM BEGINSTHURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
Fixed Exeat
4pm Friday 25 – 6 pm Sunday 27 September
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
HALF TERM

4 pm Wednesday 21 October - 6pm Sunday 1 November
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
Fixed Exeat4pm Friday 20 November – 6 pm Sunday 22 November
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
TERM ENDSTHURSDAY 10 DECEMBER (after the Carol Service)
N.B. All girls from Prep Year 3 to Upper Sixth are expected to attend the Carol Service and travel arrangements should be made accordingly.
Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and 2 Prep girls are welcome to attend the service with their parents.

Spring Term 2016

Date
Staff InsetTuesday 5 January, 9am
Boarders returnTuesday 5 January, between 2 - 5pm
TERM BEGINSWEDNESDAY 6 JANUARY
Fixed Exeat4pm Friday 22 January – 6pm Sunday 24 January
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
HALF TERM1pm Friday 12 February

N.B. Early closing time
HALF TERM ENDS6pm Sunday 21 February

Fixed Exeat4pm Friday 4 March – 6pm Sunday 6 March
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
TERM ENDS3.30pm FRIDAY 18 MARCH

Summer Term 2016

Date
Boarders returnSunday 10 April, between 2 - 5pm
TERM BEGINS
MONDAY 11 APRIL
Fixed Exeat
4pm Friday 29 April - 6pm MONDAY 2 May
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
HALF TERM pm Friday 27 May
Prep School closes at 3.30pm
HALF TERM ENDS
6pm Sunday 5 June
Fixed Exeat4pm Friday 17 June - 6pm Sunday 19 June
Prep School Prize Giving11am Friday 1 July
Followed by family picnic
Prep School Term EndsFriday 1 July - 3.30pm
TERM ENDS
SATURDAY 2 JULY
Speech Day
Compulsory for all Godolphin Senior students and staff

Term Dates 2016/2017

AUTUMN TERM 2016
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)
9am
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.

*** Please note earlier departure time