King's Chester is the one of the top independent, private day schools for boys and girls. It has Junior (preparatory), Senior and Sixth Form sections and takes pupils from Cheshire, Shropshire, the Wirral and North Wales. It consistently achieves somes of the best academic results in the area; offers academic bursaries; and is well known for its sports, rowing and music.

Term Dates

Term dates for the current school year and the next school year


SUMMER TERM 2014

Tue 22 April

Staff INSET day

Wed 23 April

SUMMER TERM begins

Mon 5 May

The school is closed for the Bank Holiday

Mon 26 - Fri 30 May

Half Term holiday (including Late Spring Bank Holiday)

Wed 9 July

SUMMER TERM ends at 1:00pm
after Cathedral Service, 9.30am and Prizegiving at the Racecourse

 

MICHAELMAS TERM 2014

Thu 28 – Fri 29 August

Removes to Manor Adventure

Mon 1 September

Staff INSET day

Tue 2 September

Induction for Removes, Fourths and L6 (timings tbc)

Wed 3 September

MICHAELMAS TERM begins

Fri 10 October

The school is closed for INSET and preparation for Open Morning on Sat 11 Oct.
Please note that most pupils will be expected in school for the Open Morning.

Thu 23- Fri 31 October

Half Term Holiday

Wed 17 December

MICHAELMAS TERM ends at 3.50pm
(The Carol Service is being held at 6.30pm on Mon 15 Dec, in the Cathedral)

LENT TERM 2015

Mon 5 January

Staff INSET day

Tue 6 January

LENT TERM begins

Mon 19 January

The school is closed for the Entrance Examination

Mon 16 - Fri 20 February

Half Term holiday

Fri 27 March

LENT TERM ends at 11:30am
after Cathedral Service, 10:30am

SUMMER TERM 2015

Mon 20 April

Staff INSET day

Tue 21 April

SUMMER TERM begins

Mon 4 May

The school is closed for the Bank Holiday

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May

Half Term holiday (including Late Spring Bank Holiday)

Fri 10 July

SUMMER TERM ends after Cathedral Service (time tbc)

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