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COVID-19 Summer Fields Response

Lent Term 2022 – arrangements for the start of term 

Details relating to the start of the Lent term 2022 are outlined below; in the meantime, we wish all members of the Summer Fields community a very happy New Year.

Wednesday 12 January, 2022 – Prep School return 

  • Established boys in all prep school years who are boarding in the 2022 Lent term are due to return on the morning of Wednesday 12 January at the following times;
  • 10.45am - 11.15am   Year 7 & Year 8 boarders
  • 11.10am - 11.40am    Year 6 boarders
  • 11.30am - 12.00pm    Year 4 & Year 5 boarders
  • 11.45am - 12.00pm   Day boys in all prep school years. 


Wednesday 12 January, 2022 – return of boys to Pre-prep

  • 8.00am    Normal day for the Pre-prep


Boys in Year 7 and Year 8 should take two lateral flow tests (on Sunday 9 and Wednesday 12 January) before returning to school, receiving a negative result in each. In addition, boys in Year 7 and Year 8 will take a lateral flow test on their return to school; they will be unable to enter lodge or the school buildings until they have received a negative test result. All boarders in Year 7 and Year 8 should return to school with a small supply of washable face masks (named) for wearing inside school buildings (including classrooms). Day boys in these years should attend school with a face mask to wear each day. Boys in all years are welcome to wear a mask at any time.


Please contact the school office ( with any questions; from there, one of our office team will pass your query to the member of staff best placed to advise you.

For other information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of this page. All policies related to COVID-19 can also be found at the bottom of this page. 


As a member of the Boarding Schools Association (the BSA), Summer Fields has adopted the BSA COVID-SAFE Charter to reassure parents, pupils and staff that we are creating a safe environment in which to live and work.

Please click here to find out more. 




Our Registrar, Christine Berry is contactable and available to answer any questions, and warmly welcomes you to get in touch via email or on her direct line 01865 459204.

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