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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 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 35
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