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School term and holiday dates

School term and holiday dates are usually set over 14 months before the academic year starts. They are based on a school year of 195 days.

In the past, schools have decided to operate slightly different term dates. Schools can choose to use 5 of these days for staff training. Please contact your child's school to find out which dates they are operating.

2020 - 2021

2020-2021 term dates
 Autumn term

3 September 2020 to 18 December 2020

 Half term 26 October 2020 to 30 October 2020
 Christmas holiday 21 December 2020 to 1 January 2021
 Spring term 4 January 2021 to 1 April 2021
 Half term 15 February 2021 to 19 February 2021
 Easter holiday 2 April 2021 to 16 April 2021
 Summer term 19 April 2021 to 23 July 2021
 Half term 31 May 2021 to 4 June 2021
 Summer holiday From 26 July 2021

Bank and Public holidays 2020 - 2021

  • Christmas Day: 25 December
  • Boxing Day: 28 December
  • New Year's Day: 1 January
  • Good Friday: 2 April
  • Easter Monday: 5 April 
  • May Day holiday: 3 May
  • Spring bank holiday: 31 May
  • Summer bank holiday: 30 August 

2021 - 2022

2020-2021 term dates
 Autumn term

2 September 2021 to 17 December 2021

 Half term 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2021
 Christmas holiday 20 December 2021 to January 2022
 Spring term 4 January 2022 to 8 April 2022
 Half term 21 February 2022 to 25 February 2022
 Easter holiday 11 April 2022 to 22 April 2022
 Summer term 25 April 2022 to 22 July 2022
 Half term 30 May 2022 to 3 June 2022
 Summer holiday From 25 July 2022

Bank and Public holidays 2021-2022

  • Christmas Day: 27 December
  • Boxing Day: 28 December
  • New Year's Day: 3 January
  • Good Friday: 15 April
  • Easter Monday: 18 April 
  • May Day holiday: 2 May
  • Spring bank holiday: 30 May
  • Summer bank holiday: 29 August 

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