Term Dates

Term Dates for Cheltenham Ladies' College

Here at Cheltenham Ladies' College, all girls are expected to be present from the beginning to the end of term. Leave of absence is granted only in exceptional circumstances and must be sought in advance from Miss Caroline Ralph, Head of Pastoral Care.

We are an independent boarding and day school for girls, based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. We have 3 terms; Autumn, Spring and Summer.

Dates are subject to change prior to the start of the Autumn Term.

Parents: For a printable version of this document, including details of Parents’ Meetings, or to access the school calendar, please visit My School Portal.

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2023-24 Term Dates

(* indicates paid extras continue until 2.30pm)

AUTUMN TERM

 

Monday 4th September

New pupils induction and SFC1 induction

 

Tuesday 5th September 

Boarders return

Beginning of Term

Wednesday 6th September

Exeat Weekend

Friday 29th September 1.15pm* to Sunday 1st October 

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 20th October 1.15pm to Sunday 5th November

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 24th November 1.15pm to Sunday 26th November

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 15th December

1.15pm

SPRING TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 7th January

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 8th January

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 26th January 1.15pm* to Sunday 28th January

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 9th February 1.15pm to Sunday 18th February

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 8th March 1.15pm* to Sunday 10th March

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 22nd March

 1.15pm

SUMMER TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 21st April

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 22nd April

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 10th May 1.15pm* to Sunday 12th May

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 24th May 1.15pm to Sunday 2nd June

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 14th June 1.15pm* to Sunday 16th June

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

 

End of Term

 

Friday 5th July - Lower College, Upper College and SFC1

1.15pm

Saturday 6th July - SFC2

 

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2024-25 Term Dates

(* indicates paid extras continue until 2.30pm)

AUTUMN TERM

 

Monday 2nd September

New pupils induction and SFC1 induction

 

Tuesday 3rd September 

Boarders return

Beginning of Term

Wednesday 4th September

Exeat Weekend

Friday 27th September 1.15pm* to Sunday 29th September

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 18th October 1.15pm to Sunday 3rd November

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 22nd November 1.15pm* to Sunday 24th November

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 13th December

 1.15pm

SPRING TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 5th January

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 6th January

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 24th January 1.15pm* to Sunday 26th January

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 14th February 1.15pm to Sunday 23rd February

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 14th March 1.15pm* to Sunday 16th March

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 28th March

 1.15pm

SUMMER TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 27th April

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 28th April

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 9th May 1.15pm* to Sunday 11th May

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 23rd May 1.15pm to Sunday 1st June

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 13th June 1.15pm* to Sunday 15th June

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

 

End of Term

 

Friday 4th July - Lower College, Upper College and SFC1

1.15pm

Saturday 5th July - SFC2

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2025-26 Term Dates

(* indicates paid extras continue until 2.30pm)

AUTUMN TERM

 

Monday 1st September

New pupils induction and SFC1 induction

 

Tuesday 2nd September 

Boarders return

Beginning of Term

Wednesday 3rd September

Exeat Weekend

Friday 26th September 1.15pm* to Sunday 28th September

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 17th October 1.15pm to Sunday 2nd November

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 21st November 1.15pm* to Sunday 23rd November

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 12th December

 1.15pm

SPRING TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 11th January

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 12th January

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 30th January 1.15pm* to Sunday 1st February

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 13th February 1.15pm to Sunday 22nd February

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 13th March 1.15pm* to Sunday 15th March

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

End of Term

Friday 27th March

 1.15pm

SUMMER TERM

Travelling Day

Sunday 19th April

Boarders arrive by 6.00pm

Beginning of Term

Monday 20th April

 

Exeat Weekend

Friday 8th May 1.15pm* to Sunday 10th May

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

Half Term

Friday 22nd May 1.15pm to Sunday 31st May

All girls return - 8.00pm

Exeat Weekend

Friday 12th June 1.15pm* to Sunday 14th June

LC & UC return - 8.00pm 

SFC return - 10.00pm

 

End of Term

 

Friday 3rd July - Lower College, Upper College and SFC1

1.15pm

Saturday 4th July - SFC2

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