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Palma non sine pulvere Brockhurst and Marlston House School

Next open morning

21 March 2020

10:00 - 12:00

Twin schools combining the best features of single-sex and co-education for children aged two and a half to thirteen
Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools Term Dates

Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools - Term Dates 2019 - 2020

Spring Term 2020

Thursday 9th January (Day and boarding pupils return) to Friday 27th March (6.00 p.m.) 

Easter Sunday is Sunday 12 April

Half Term

Friday 14th February (6.00 p.m.) to Sunday 23 February (normal bedtime) 

Leave-away Weekends

Friday 24th January 6 p.m. to Sunday 26th January (normal bedtime)

Friday 6th March 6 p.m. to Sunday 8th March (normal bedtime)

Open Morning: Saturday 8th February 2019
Summer Term 2020

Tuesday, Wednesday, 21st, 22nd April: Common Entrance 13+ Revision sessions 

Term dates: 

Thursday 23 April (day and boarding pupils return) to Friday 3rd July (6.00 p.m.)

Monday 18th - 20 May: School Exams

Tuesday 2 - Friday 5  June: 13+ Common Entrance

Saturday 13th June: Sports Day for pupils in Forms 1 - 6 (morning and afternoon) 

Leave away Weekends and Half Term

Early May Bank Holiday 2020 moved to Friday May 8th

The UK government announced on June 7th, 2019 that the Early May Bank Holiday 2020 is to move from Monday May 4th to Friday May 8th to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day.

Thursday 21 May (6.00 p.m.): Half Term and Late May bank holiday* to Sunday 31st May (normal bedtime)

Common Entrance candidates will be offered revision sessions on... to be confirmed

Friday 19th June (6.00 p.m.)  to normal bedtime on Sunday 21 June


Autumn Term 2020

Tuesday 8th September (Day and boarding pupils return) to Friday 11th December (2.00 p.m.) 

Half Term

Friday 16th October (6.00 p.m.) to Monday 2nd November

Bonfire Night - 6th November

Leave-away Weekends


Spring Term 2021
Term dates:

Term will start on MONDAY 11th January.  Staff INSET will start on WEDNESDAY 6th January (Staff Meeting will be on the 6th), Sports Courses will be run on THURSDAY 7TH and FRIDAY 8th of Friday 26th March (6.00 p.m.)


Half Term

Friday 12th February (6.00 p.m.) to Sunday 21st February (normal bedtime)

Leave away Weekends


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Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools
Hermitage, Newbury
Berkshire RG18 9UL

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Contact us

Tel: 01635 200293

General enquiries:

Mrs Rachel Harper, Head of Compliance & Communications –


Miss Emma Ellis-Davies, Registrar -


Mr Nick Park -

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