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St Paul's School
for Girls

Term Dates and School Day

2020/21 Term Dates 

Autumn Term

Term Starts

03 Sept 2020 for Yr 7 and Yr 12 Enrolment

04 Sept for Yrs 11 and 13

07 Sept Yr 10, 08 Sept Year 9, 09 Sept Yr 8

Half Term Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October 2020
Term Ends Friday 18 December 2020

Spring Term

Term Starts Monday 04 January 2021
Half Term Monday 15 to Friday 19 February 2021
Term Ends Thursday 01 April 2021

Summer Term

Term Starts Monday 19 April 2021
Half Term Monday 31 May to Friday 04 June 2021
Term Ends Friday 16 July 2021


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/Wednesday/ Thursday/Friday



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.