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Please check exact holiday dates with your school

For 2020/21 and 2021/22 schools will have the ability to choose 3 days to use as teacher training / occasional days. For 2022/23 schools will have 5 days they can use to close for training / occasional days. Children will not attend on those days.

You'll need to refer to your school’s website or contact them directly for confirmation on their exact holiday plan:
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September 2020 - August 2021 recommended holiday pattern


Autumn term

Half term break: Saturday 24 October 2020 - Sunday 1 November 2020.

Christmas 2020 Holidays: Saturday 19 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021.

Autumn term dates

Opening date Closing date Days in school
3 September 2020 23 October 2020 37
2 November 2020 18 December 2020 35

Spring term

Half term break: Saturday 13 February 2021 - Sunday 21 February 2021.

Easter 2021 Holidays: Friday 2 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021.

Spring term dates

Opening date Closing date Days in school
4 January 2021 12 February 2021 30
22 February 2021 1 April 2021 29

Summer term

May bank holiday: Monday 3 May 2021.

Half term break: Saturday 29 May 2021 - Sunday 06 June 2021.

Summer break: Thursday 22 July 2021 - Monday 6 September 2021.

Summer term dates

Opening date Closing date Days in school
19 April 2021 28 May 2021 29
7 June 2021 21 July 2021 33

September 2021 - August 2022 recommended holiday pattern


Autumn term

Half term break: Saturday 23 October 2021 - Sunday 31 October 2021.

Christmas 2020 Holidays: Saturday 18 December 2021 - Monday 3 January 2022.

Autumn term dates

Opening date Closing date  Days in school
6 September 2021 22 October 2021 34
1 November 2021 17 December 2021 35

Spring term

Half term break: Saturday 19 February 2022 - Sunday 27 February 2022.

Easter 2019 Holidays: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Sunday 24 April 2022.

Spring term dates

Opening date Closing date Days in school
4 January 2022 18 February 2022 34
28 February 2022 8 April 2022 30

Summer term

May bank holiday: Monday 2 May 2022.

Half term break: Saturday 28 May 2022 - Sunday 05 June 2022.

Summer break: Saturday 23 July 2022 - Monday 5 September 2022.

Summer term dates

Opening date  Closing date Days in school
25 April 2022 27 May 2022 24
6 June 2022 22 July 2022 35

September 2022 - August 2023 recommended holiday pattern


Autumn term

Half term break: Saturday 22 October 2022 - Sunday 30 October 2022.

Christmas 2022 Holidays: Saturday 17 December 2022 – Monday 2 January 2023.

Autumn term dates

Opening date  Closing date Days in school
5 September 2022 21 October 2022 35
31 October 2022 16 December 2022 35

Spring term

Half term break: Saturday 11 February 2023 - Sunday 19 February 2022.

Easter 2023 Holidays: Saturday 1 April 2023 - Sunday 16 April 2023.

Spring term dates

Opening date  Closing date Days in school
3 January 2023 10 February 2023 29
20 February 2023 31 March 2023 30

Summer term

May bank holiday: Monday 1 May 2023.

Half term break: Saturday 27 May 2023 - Sunday 04 June 2023.

Summer break starts: Wednesday 26 July 2023

Summer term dates

Opening date  Closing date Days in school
17 April 2023 26 May 2023 29
5 June 2023 25 July 2023 37