Terms Dates 2019/20

Our school year is divided into three terms: Christmas, Lent and Whitsun. All together there are 175 school days with up to 3 days for in-service staff training. There are three half-term holidays: one week in October, one week in February and two weeks in May/June. There are three term holidays: aproximately three weeks at Christmas, three weeks at Easter and seven weeks in the summer.

Additional holiday requests - Please note that Loyola Preparatory School has a generous holiday allocation and additional days requested for holidays during term time will not normally be authorised.


Boys start
Boys finish
Teacher training days &
public holiday

Christmas 1st Half Term

Wed 4th Sep 2019

Fri 25th Oct 2019

Mon 2nd Sep (Inset)

Tue 3rd Sep (Inset)

Christmas 2nd Half Term

Mon 4th Nov 2019

Thur 12th Dec 2019 (day ends at 12 noon)


Lent 1st Half Term

Tue 7th Jan 2020

Fri 14th Feb 2020

 Mon 6th Jan (Inset)

Lent 2nd Half Term

Mon 24th Feb 2020

Thur 26th Mar 2020


Whitsun 1st Half Term

Mon 20th Apr 2020

Fri 22nd May 2020

 May 8th (B/H)

Whitsun 2nd Half Term

Mon 8th Jun 2020

(Fri 12th Jun is a 1/2 day)

Wed 15th Jul 2020



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