Start of Term Arrangements

Your son or daughter’s Housemaster or Housemistress will be in contact in July to welcome you to their house and to invite you to a house reception at the beginning of term. They will also allocate a ‘buddy’ for your son or daughter who will be in touch over the summer. For your reference, the arrangements for the start of term are set out below.

Lower School Day Pupils

Date

Time

Information

Wednesday 4 September 16:00 Reception in the Pavilion for Lower School day pupils and parents (pupils should wear School uniform)

 

Thursday 5 September

 

08:30

 

Welcome sessions for all new Lower School day pupils; including IT registration, photographs, allocation of lockers and fitting of mouthguards (pupils should wear School uniform)

 

  13:30 Pick up/Buses depart

 

Friday 6 September

 

08:25 Morning registration at 08:25 and normal lessons commence

 

  17:30 End of the School day and buses depart

 

Saturday 7 September

 

08:25 Registration and normal Saturday morning lessons

 

  From 13:00 BBQ lunch and sports training (Rugby for boys, Hockey for girls * see details below). Parents are most welcome

 

  16:30 Buses depart

Lower School Boarding Pupils

Date

Time

Information

Thursday 5 September

 

From 10:00

 

New Lower School boarders arrive at The Manor

 

 

 

 

12 noon

 

Lunch at The Manor for new boarding pupils, parents and guardians

 

 

  12:45

Welcome by the Mark Lascelles, Head Master and Eleni Conidaris, Head of Lower School

 

 

 

 

13:00 onwards

Introductory talk about the Lower School (medical matters, language options etc.)

 

 

  13:45

Parents depart and pupils change into their uniform and walk from The Manor to the Main School for finger print registering, photographs and mouthguards

 

 

 

14:15

(Optional) tour of the Lower School for new boarding parents and guardians

 

Friday 6
September
08:15

Manor bus departs for Main School

 

 

  08:25

Registration and lessons commence

 

Saturday 7
September
08:25 Normal Saturday morning lessons

 

  From 13:00 BBQ lunch and sports training (Rugby for boys, Hockey for girls * see details below). Parents are most welcome.

 

Sports Training Times

Saturday 7 September 13:15 - 14:15

Girls’ Hockey: Training First and Third Form (Second Form will train on Monday 9 September)

 

  13:15 - 14:15

 

Boys' Rugby: Training First and Third Form (Second Form will train on Monday 9 September)

 

  15:00 Rugby: vs King’s Bruton: (A); U14A and U14B Trial Matches – Open to All.

 

  15:00

 

Football: Third Form Boys (who are not involved in the Rugby match).

 

 

  16:30 Buses depart