Term dates

Please find our term dates for 2020-21 here

TERM DATES 2019/20

Michaelmas Term 2019

New Staff Intro. Day  Friday 30th August 2019
Staff INSET DAY  Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Start of Term  Wednesday 4th September 2019
Half-Term  Monday 21st October – Friday 25th October 2019
Campion Day  Friday 29th November 2019 (NO SCHOOL)
End of Term  Friday 13th December 2019


Lent Term 2020

New Staff Intro. Day  Monday 6th January 2020
INSET DAY  Tuesday 7th January 2020
Start of Term  Wednesday 8th January 2020
Half-Term  Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020
End of Term  Friday 27th March 2020


Trinity Term 2020

Staff INSET DAY  Monday 20th April 2020
Start of Term  Tuesday 21st April 2020
Bank Holiday  Friday 8th May 2020 (NO SCHOOL)
Half-Term  Monday 25th – Friday 29th May 2020
Prizegiver’s Holiday   Friday 26th June 2020 (NO SCHOOL)
End of Term   Thursday 9th July 2020
Staff INSET DAY  Friday 10th July 2020


The Donhead Terms are named after the academic terms used in the old days in England, from the Liturgical Calendar which used to govern the year.

Michaelmas - The first term of the school year in the autumn. It is named after the Feast of St Michael and All Angels, which falls at the end of September.

Lent - The second term of the school year is named after Lent, the long period of fasting that leads up to Easter.

Trinity - The third, and final, term of the academic year is named after Trinity Sunday.

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