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The school day at Latymer starts with lessons at 8.30am.  An hour and 45-minute lunch break gives pupils plenty of time for a dedicated tutor time, extra-curricular clubs and sports.  Co-curricular sports training, drama and music rehearsals run after the school day has finished at 4pm.

There are 35 teaching periods in the week, each of 45 minutes, but unlike many schools, our timetable is spread over two weeks. This system accommodates double periods of 90 minutes for some subjects, allowing pupils to really immerse themselves in their subjects.

Autumn term 2022Date
Staff INSEDThursday 1 & Friday 2 September (school closed to pupils)
Term beginsMonday 5 September
Merit half12pm Friday 14 October (after Founder's Day service)
Half termMonday 17 - Friday 28 October
11+ ExamsWednesday 7 December (school closed to pupils)
Term endsFriday 16 December
Spring term 2023Date
Staff INSEDMonday 9 January (school closed to pupils)
11+ Interviews Tuesday 10 January (school closed to pupils)
Term beginsWednesday 11 January
Half termMonday 13 - Friday 17 February
Term endsWednesday 29 March
Easter WeekendFriday 7 - Monday 10 April
Summer term 2023Date
Staff INSEDMonday 17 April (school closed to pupils)
Term beginsTuesday 18 April
Bank holidayMonday 1 May
Staff INSEDFriday 19 May (school closed to pupils, except exam candidates)
Half termMonday 29 May - Friday 2 June
Activities weekMonday 26 June - Friday 30 June
Term endsFriday 7 July


Please note that whilst pupils are not required to be in school for INSED days, there are rare occasions when school trips will be leaving or returning on these dates.

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