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St Paul's School
for Girls

Term Dates and School Day

2016/17 Term Dates 

Spring Term 2017

Term begins:          Tues 03 Jan 2017
Half term holiday:    Mon 20 Feb - Fri 24 Feb
INSET day:           
Term ends:            Summer Term 2017 Fri 07 Apr 2017  

Summer Term

Term begins:                 Mon 24 Apr 2017
INSET day:                    Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
Half term holiday:          Mon 29 May - Fri 02 Jun 2017
Year 6 induction day:    Thurs 30 June
Term ends:                   Friday 21 Jul 2017

2017/18 Term Dates

Yr 12 enrollment on Wednesday 06 September 2017

Yr 7 & Yr 12 begin on Thursday  07 September 2017

Yr 8, 9 10, 11 & 13 begin on Friday 08 September 2017

½ Term                       23rd October

End of Term               Friday 22nd December


Spring Term starts     Monday 8th January 2018

½ Term                      19th February

End of Term               Thursday 29th March (Maundy Thursday)


Summer Term starts  Monday 16th April 2018

½ Term                       28th May

End of Term                Friday 20th July


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 5.00 pm.

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.