Shrewsbury School

Term Dates

To save parents having to drive to Shrewsbury several times each term, the School lays on a fleet of coaches at the start and end of each term, at either end of half-term and on ‘Coach Weekend’ exeats. For more details, please refer to our Coach Routes page.

Please refer to our Calendar for details of all events that are taking place at Shrewsbury.

Academic Year 2021 / 2022

Summer Term 2022

(Bank Holidays Monday 2nd May, Thursday 2nd June, Friday 3rd June)

(Staff INSET Tuesday 19th April)

Tuesday 19th April (9.00 pm) – Saturday 2nd July (4.45 pm)

Extended Coach Weekend:

Saturday 30th April (1.30 pm) – Monday 2nd May (9.00 pm)


Saturday 28th May (9.00 am) – Sunday 5th June (9.00 pm)


No Coach Weekend second half of term

Michaelmas Term 2022

(Bank Holidays Monday 29th August)

(Staff INSET Wednesday 31st August)

Saturday 3rd September (7.00 pm) – Saturday 10th December (10.00am)

  • Saturday 3rd September
    • 5.00-7.00pm                  Returning Upper Sixth pupils (Boarding only) arrive back in houses
  • Sunday 4th September
    • 12.00pm                        New L6th Entrants arrive to houses 
    • 1.30pm                          Returning Lower Sixth pupils (Boarding & Day) to arrive to houses
    • 2.30-4.00pm                  Returning Fourth and Fifth Form pupils (Boarding only) to arrive to houses
    • 4.30pm                          New 3rd and 4th Formers (Day and Boarding) arrive in Houses
                                            Tea and Coffee for parents in house– with all house tutor team, matrons                                            and HSM
  • Monday 5th September
    • 8.00am                           All Day Pupils to be in School

Extended Coach Weekend:

Friday 23rd September (1.30 pm) – Sunday 25th September (9.00 pm)


Saturday 15th October (9.00 am) – Sunday 30th October (9.00 pm)

 Extended Coach Weekend:

Friday 18th November (1.30 pm) – Sunday 20th November (9.00 pm)

Lent Term 2023

(Staff INSET Wednesday 4th January) (Easter: Sunday 9th April)

Wednesday 4th January (9.00 pm) – Saturday 25th March (10.00am)

Extended Coach Weekend:

Saturday 28th January (1.30 pm) – Monday 30th January (9.00 pm)


Saturday 18th February (9.00 am) – Sunday 26th February (9.00 pm)

 Extended Coach Weekend:

Friday 10th March (1.30 pm) – Sunday 12th March (9.00 pm)

Summer Term 2023

(Bank Holidays: Monday 1st May, Monday 29th May)

(Staff INSET Monday 17th April)

Monday 17th April (9.00 pm) – Saturday 1st July (4.45 pm)

Extended Coach Weekend:

Saturday 29th April (1.30 pm) – Monday 1st May (9.00 pm)


Saturday 27th May (9.00 am) – Sunday 4th June (9.00 pm)


No Coach Weekend second half of term

Click here to view the Dates Ahead for 2021-2023

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