Easter term


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EASTER TERM, Eng. law. One of the four terms of the courts. It is now a fixed term beginning on the 15th of April and ending the 8th of May in every year. It was formerly a movable term.

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Lovell reported a ``very busy period'' up to Christmas, and outlined 44 days, starting from the return to school in January, on which education officer Steve Varey would be conducting events during the Easter term.
Siobhan collapsed over her books in the library at John Moores university on the last day of the Easter term.
Jackie added: "She'll have problems in the Easter term when her class start to learn French.
I was at university in Leeds and in 1963, there was ice and snow about for the whole of the Easter term.
35pm It's Easter term at the Church in Wales' St Michael's College in Cardiff and students are tackling the practicalities of the role of a vicar.
She spent the Easter term at the university, living on campus where she was able to research, talk and write about Ellen Terry, the great Victorian actress and her daughter, Edith Craig, whose only memoirs have been owned by Ann since 1978.
Dakin, who coached Wales' Rhys Williams to a European Championship medal last year and has a number of Welsh athletes including promising hurdler Anwen Rees under his wing, said: "While a multi-sport gathering may be an excellent marketing strategy for attracting media attention to student sport, it's proposed date does not lend itself to the calendar for athletes with ambitions for major championships in the summer, whether the Beijing Olympics or any senior or age-group world or European championships in subsequent years, should such a late date in the Easter term be persisted with.
Part of the trip falls into the school holidays while some of it overlaps with the Easter term.
As staff and students prepare for the Easter term a number of concerns over SARS have been raised.
Some universities, which calculate Easter term by exam times, will end their break before Easter has actually begin.
It was an ordinary Monday morning halfway through the Easter term.
We always try to do something at the end of the Easter term so that the kids can work towards it.