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St Paul's School
for Girls

Term Dates and School Day

2018/19 Term Dates 

Autumn Term

Term Starts

Wednesday 5th September 2018 for Year 12

Thursday 6th September 2018 for Year 7

Friday 7th September 2018 whole school

Half Term Monday 29th October to Friday 2nd November
Term Ends Friday 21st December

Spring Term

Term Starts Monday 7th January 2019
Half Term Monday 18th-22nd February 2019
Term Ends Friday 12th April 2019

Summer Term

Term Starts Monday 29th April 2019
Half Term Monday 27th-31st May 2019
Term Ends Friday 19th July 2019


The School Day 

The basic working day commences at 8.40 am and ends at 3.15 pm. Staff briefing takes place for all staff at 8.40 am each morning, except Wednesday. On Wednesday mornings, there is weekly CPD for staff from 8.40 to 9.15 am. The school office is open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm Mon - Thurs and 8.00am to 4.30pm on Fri.

Every Tuesday morning, at 8.40 am, there is a Mass in the Convent Chapel for staff .and pupils. There is a rota for classes to attend assemblies on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with their tutors. Heads of Year may organise assemblies or tutors must provide a Form Assembly.   

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday Wednesday
8.50am Registration 8.40am INSET
9.00am Mass/assembly 9.15am Registration
9.20am Lesson 1 9.20am Lesson 1 PSHE          
10.10am Lesson 2 10.10am Lesson 2
11.00am Break 11.00am Break
11.15am Lesson 3 11.15am Lesson 3
12.05pm Lesson 4 12.05pm Lesson 4
12.55pm Lunch 12.55pm Lunch
1.30pm Registration 1.30pm Registration
1.35pm Lesson 5 1.35pm Lesson 5
2.25pm Lesson 6 2.25pm Lesson 6
3.15pm Dismissal 3.15pm Dismissal


 Contingency plans for bad weather disruption

In the event of a heavy snowfall overnight, Dr Casserly will be guided by the city as to whether school will remain closed. In the event of school closure, parents will receive a text message that will also be announced at regular intervals on Radio WM.  Please ensure that school has your up-to-date contact details.