Term Dates | Weekends

Beginning and End of Terms
  • Boarding Houses open from 5.00 pm on the evening prior to first day of each term.
  • Terms 1, 2 and 3, and Long Weekend break end at 3.00pm.
  • Term 4 at Frensham ends at 12.30pm on Sunday after the Carol Service.
Closed Weekends and Parent Weekends for Students and Parents
  • Please note that on Close Weekends all Boarders remain at School and Day Boarders participate in organised activities. Closed Weekend at the beginning and end of term are 'parent-free' weekends.
  • On Parent Weekends, overnight Leave may be taken with parents (except Year 7 and Year 12 Parent Weekends).

2019 Dates

TERM DATES

TERM 1
Thursday 31 January - Thursday 11 April, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Wednesday evening 30 January
TERM 2
Monday 29 April - Thursday 27 June, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Sunday evening 28 April
  • Queen's Birthday Long Weekend: Monday 10 June – Frensham departs Thursday 6 June, 3.00pm; Friday 7 June, Travel Day for Boarders.
  • Year 10 Work Experience ends Friday 28 June
TERM 3
Tuesday 23 July - Thursday 26 September, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Monday evening 22 July
  • Year 12 Dinner with Parents and Staff: Thursday 26 September, 6.30pm
TERM 4
Monday 14 October - Sunday 8 December, 12.00pm (after 11.00am Carol Service)
  • Boarders return Sunday evening 13 October

PARENT WEEKENDS

All students (Years 7-12) are required to attend Open Day and attend all Parent Weekend Services

TERM 1
  • Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 March: Year 7 Parent Weekend
    Saturday 2 March: Frensham Open Day
  • Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 March: Year 10* Parent Weekend
    Saturday 16 March: Year 10 Confirmation Service
TERM 2
  • Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 May: Year 8 Parent Weekend
  • Friday 31 May: Frensham Schools Birthday Service (Gib Gate, Frensham, Sturt)
  • Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June: Year 12 Parent Weekend & 106th Birthday Weekend
TERM 3
  • Saturday 10 - Sunday 11 August: Year 11 Parent Weekend
    Saturday 10 August: Year 10* Planning for Senior Studies (with parents)
  • Saturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September: Year 9 Parent Weekend (date aligned to HSC Visual Arts and Design & Technology Exhibition)

* Please note that Year 10 parents and students meet in both March and August

CLOSED WEEKENDS

On Closed Weekends all Boarders remain at School for organised activities.

TERM 1
  • Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 February
  • Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 March: Open Day (parents attend)
  • Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 April: Centenary of Frensham Fellowship Weekend
TERM 2
  • Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 May
  • Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June: Birthday Weekend (parents attend)
  • Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 June
TERM 3
  • Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 July
  • Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 September
TERM 4
  • Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 October
  • Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 December: Final Prayers & Carol Service (parents attend)

MAJOR EVENTS

  • Saturday 2 March: Frensham Open Day
  • Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 April: Back to Frensham Weekend (Centenary of Frensham Fellowship)
  • Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 June: 106th Birthday Weekend
  • Saturday 2 November: Bush Dance

2020 Dates

TERM DATES

TERM 1
Thursday 30 January - Wednesday 8 April, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Wednesday evening 29 January
TERM 2
Monday 27 April - Thursday 25 June, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Sunday evening 26 April
  • Queen's Birthday Long Weekend: Monday 8 June – Frensham departs Thursday 4 June, 3.00pm; Friday 5 June, Travel Day for Boarders.
  • Year 10 Work Experience ends Friday 26 June
TERM 3
Monday 20 July - Thursday 24 September, 3.00pm
  • Boarders return Sunday evening 19 July
  • Year 12 Dinner with Parents and Staff: Thursday 24 September, 6.30pm
TERM 4
Monday 12 October - Sunday 6 December, 12.00pm (after 11.00am Carol Service)
  • Boarders return Sunday evening 11 October

PARENT WEEKENDS

All students (Years 7-12) are required to attend Open Day and attend all Parent Weekend Services

TERM 1

  • Saturday 29 February - Sunday 1 March: Year 7 Parent Weekend
    Saturday 29 February: Frensham Open Day
  • Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 March: Year 10* Parent Weekend
    Saturday 14 March: Year 10 Confirmation Service (TBC)

TERM 2

  • Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 May: Year 8 Parent Weekend
  • Saturday 30 - Sunday 31 May: Year 12 Parent Weekend
  • Friday 29 May: Frensham Schools Birthday Service (Gib Gate, Frensham, Sturt) 
  • Sunday 31 May: 107th Birthday Weekend

TERM 3

  • Saturday 8 - Sunday 10 August: Year 11 Parent Weekend
    Saturday 8 August: Year 10* Planning for Senior Studies (with parents)
  • Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 August: Year 9 Parent Weekend

* Please note that Year 10 parents and students meet in both March and August

CLOSED WEEKENDS

On Closed Weekends all Boarders remain at School for organised activities.

TERM 1

  • Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 February
  • Saturday 29 February - Sunday 1 March: Open Day (parents attend)
  • Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 April

TERM 2

  • Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 May
  • Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 May: Birthday Weekend (parents attend)
  • Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 June

TERM 3

  • Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 July
  • Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 September

TERM 4

  • Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 October
  • Saturday 5 - Sunday 6 December: Final Prayers & Carol Service (parents attend)