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St Paul's School
for Girls

Term Dates and School Day

2019/20 Term Dates 

Autumn Term

Term Starts

Wednesday 4th September 2019 for Year 12

Thursday 8th September 2019 for Year 7

Friday 7th September 2019 whole school

Half Term Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2019
Term Ends Friday 20th December 2019

Spring Term

Term Starts Monday 6th January 2020
Half Term Monday 17th-21st February 2020
Term Ends Friday 3rd April 2020

Summer Term

Term Starts Monday 20th April 2020
Half Term Monday 25th-29th May 2020
Term Ends Friday 17th July 2020


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.