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Key Dates for 2022-2023

Please note that all dates may be subject to change at short notice.  
Any changes to the original date published, amendments, or new additions to the list, will be in red text.

Updated: 09.01.23


Spring Term:  Tuesday 3rd January – Friday 31st March 2023

Wednesday 22nd March                                          Year 8 Curriculum Choices Information Pre-recorded Presentation

Thursday 23rd March                                              6.00pm, Music Cabaret Concert in the Sports Hall

Wednesday 29th March                                           4.30pm, Year 8 Parents Evening (online)

Friday 31st March                                                     Last day of term


Summer Term:  Monday 17th April – Friday 21st July 2023

Thursday 27th April                                                   4.30pm, Year 7 Parents’ Evening (online)

Friday 28th April                                                         Inset Day 6

Monday 1st May                                                         BANK HOLIDAY

Monday 8th May                                                       EXTRA BANK HOLIDAY in honour of the coronation of King Charles III

Monday 15th May                                                      Year 11 GCSE Examinations expected to begin

(These dates are provisional and will be confirmed as soon as we know.  GCSE practical exams and oral exams usually take place throughout April and May therefore parents should avoid taking Year 11 students out of school throughout April, May and June.  Full information will be provided at the Year 11 Information Evening.)

Half-term:  Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June 2023

Monday 26th June – Friday 7th July                        Year 10 Work Experience Fortnight

Wednesday 28th June – Friday 30th June              Activities Events

Wednesday 5th July                                                  Year 11 Prom

Tuesday 11th July                                                      Year 6 intake day

Friday 14th July                                                          Sports Day

Friday 21st July                                                           Last day of term



Priestlands Dates for next academic year; 2023-2024

At Priestlands the start and the end of the 2023-2024 academic year will differ by one day from Hampshire’s published dates.  This means that Priestlands’ Autumn term 2023 will start on Monday 4th September, one day LATER than Hampshire, and Priestlands' Summer term 2024 will end on Wednesday 24th July, one day LATER than Hampshire.

First day of term for Year 7 only:   Wednesday 6th September 2023

First day of term for Years 8 -11:    Thursday 7th September 2023

2022-2023: remaining INSET days

  • Friday 28th April 2023

2023-2024: INSET days

  • Monday 4th September 2023
  • Tuesday 5th September 2023
  • Thursday 28th September 2023: also Open evening
  • Friday 29th September 2023
  • Tuesday 2nd January 2024
  • Friday 3rd May 2024