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Remaining Key Dates for 2023-2024

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: 05.01.24



Spring Term:  Tuesday 2nd January – Thursday 28th March 2024


Thursday 8th February                                         6.00pm, Relationship, Sex Education and Health Education Information and Consultation Evening for parents

                                                                                                     in the Main Hall

Half-term:  Monday 12th – Friday 16th February 2024

Wednesday 6th March                                             4.30pm, Year 9 Curriculum Choices Evening

Thursday 14th March                                               4.30pm, Year 9 Parents Evening (online)

Wednesday 20th March                                           6.00pm, Year 8 Curriculum Choices Information (online)

Thursday 21st March                                                7.00pm, Spring Cabaret Concert

Wednesday 27th March                                           4.30pm, Year 8 Parents Evening (online)

Thursday 28th March                                               Last day of term


Summer Term:  Monday 15th April – Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Thursday 25th April                                                   4.30pm, Year 7 Parents’ Evening (online)

Friday 3rd May                                                            Inset Day 6

Monday 6th May                                                        BANK HOLIDAY

Thursday 9th 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 27th – Friday 31st May 2024

Monday 24th June – Friday 5th July                        Year 10 Work Experience Fortnight

Wednesday 26th June – Friday 28th June              Year Group Activity Days

Wednesday 3rd July                                              Year 11 Leavers' Assembly in the morning and the Year 11 Prom in the evening from 6.00pm

Tuesday 9th July                                                        Year 6 intake day

Friday 12th July                                                          Sports Day

Tuesday 23rd July                                                   Last day of term; students will finish at 12.15pm and buses will be re-arranged to collect them then



Priestlands Dates for academic year 2023-2024

Update:  The last day of the academic year was due to be Wednesday 24th July. This has changed:

The summer term will now end on Tuesday 23rd July, in line with other Hampshire schools.  Details can be found in the Headteacher's November letter.

2024-2025:  Inset Days for next academic year

  • Monday 2nd September 2024
  • Tuesday 3rd September 2024
  • Thursday 10th October 2024: also Open Evening
  • Friday 11th October 2024
  • Monday 6th January 2025
  • Friday 4th April 2025

The autumn term will begin on Wednesday 4th September 2024 for Year 7 students only, with the rest of the school starting on Thursday 5th September 2024.