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


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 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)
Thurs 9 July SUMMER TERM ends at 1pm
(after Cathedral Service, 9.30am and Prizegiving at the Racecourse)
MICHAELMAS TERM 2015
Wed 2 September Induction for Removes, Fourths and L6 (timings tbc)
Thu 3 September MICHAELMAS TERM begins
Thu 22  – Fri 30 October Half Term holiday
Fri 18 December MICHAELMAS TERM ends at 7.30pm
(after Carol Service, Cathedral, 6.30pm)
LENT TERM 2016
Mon 4 January Staff INSET day
Tue 5 January LENT TERM begins
Mon 15 – Fri 19 February Half Term Holiday
Wed 23 March LENT TERM ends at 11.30am
(after Cathedral Service, 10.30am)
SUMMER TERM 2016
Fri 15 April Staff INSET day
Mon 18 April SUMMER TERM begins
Mon 2 May The school is closed for the Bank Holiday
Mon 30 – Fri 3 June Half Term Holiday (including Late Spring Bank Holiday)
Fri 8 July SUMMER TERM ends
after Cathedral Service (time tbc)

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