Term Dates Purley

Term dates are broadly in line with Abingdon House School, Marylebone. However, in the 2023/24 academic year, we started mid-way through September, in order to allow for all systems and staff to be fully ready for the year ahead.

  • Autumn term 1: 18th September 2023 – 20th October 2023
  • Transition morning 13th September 2023
  • Autumn term 2: 30th October 2023 – 20th December 2023
  • Spring term 1: 8th January 2024 – 9th February 2024
  • Spring term 2: 19th February 2024 – 27th March 2024 (half-day 12.30pm)
  • Summer term 1: 15th April 2024 – 24th May 2024
  • Summer term 2: 3rd June 2024 – 12th July 2024 (half-day 12.30pm)


Timings of the school day

  • Gates open: 8.20am
  • Breakfast: 8.30am – 8.45am
  • Registration: 8.45am
  • P1: 8.50am – 9.40am
  • P2: 9.40am – 10.30am
  • Break: 10.30am – 10.50am
  • P3: 10.50am – 11.40am
  • P4: 11.40am – 12.30pm
  • Lunch: 12.30pm – 1.20pm
  • P5: 1.20pm – 2.10pm
  • P6: 2.10pm – 3pm
  • Tutor time: 3pm – 3.10pm
  • End of day: 3.10pm