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School term and holiday dates

Check your exact term and holiday dates with your school

Every year schools are required to choose 3 days during term time to set aside for staff training which students don't attend.

We also allow schools to change up to 2 days of our recommended holiday pattern, for example for polling days or religious festivals. You'll need to refer to your specific school's website for the exact term dates.  

​2019-2020 recommended school holidays

Below is our recommended school holiday pattern for September 2019-August 2020​.​

Autumn term 2019-2020

There are 14 weeks in this school term.

​​Autumn term begins​​​​ ​Wednesday, 4 September 2019
​Autumn half term​​ ​Monday, 21 October 2019 - Friday, 25 October 2019 inclusive
Autumn term ends Thursday, 19 December 2019
​Christmas holiday​ ​Friday, 20 December 2019 - Friday, 3 January 2020 inclusive

Spring term 2019-2020

There are 12 weeks in this school term.

Spring term begins Monday, 6 January 2020
​Spring half term ​Monday, 24 February 2020 - Friday, 28 February 2020 inclusive
​Spring term ends Friday, 3 April 2020
​​Easter holiday​ Monday, 6 April 2020 - Friday, 17 April 2020 inclusive

Summer term 2019-2020

There are 12 weeks in this school term.

​​​​Summer term begin​s​​ Monday, 20 April 2020​
​Summer half term Monday, 25 May 2020 - Friday, 29 May 2020 inclusive​
Summer term ends ​Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Summer​ holiday​ ​Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - Monday, 31 August 2020 inclusive​

​2020-2021 recommended school holidays

Below is our recommended school holiday pattern for September 2020-August 2021​.​

Autumn term 2020-2021

There are 14 weeks in this school term.

​​Autumn term begins​​​​ ​Thursday, 3 September 2020
​Autumn half term​​ ​Monday, 26 October 2020 - Friday, 30 October 2020 inclusive
Autumn term ends Friday, 18 December 2020
​Christmas holiday​ ​Monday, 21 December 2020 - Friday, 1 January 2021 inclusive

Spring term 2020-2021

There are 12 weeks in this school term.

Spring term begins Monday, 4 January 2021
​Spring half term ​Monday, 15 February 2021 - Friday, 19 February 2021 inclusive
​Spring term ends Thursday, 1 April 2021
​​Easter holiday​ Friday, 2 April 2021 - Friday, 16 April 2021 inclusive

Summer term 2020-2021

There are 12 weeks in this school term.

​​​​Summer term begin​s​​ Monday, 19 April 2021
​Summer half term Monday, 31 May 2021 - Friday, 4 June 2021 inclusive
Summer term ends ​Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Summer​ holiday​ ​Thursday, 22 July 2021 - Monday, 31 August 2021 inclusive

​2021-2022 recommended school holidays

Below is our recommended school holiday pattern for September 2021-August 2022.​

Autumn term 2021-2022

There are 14 weeks in this school term.

​​Autumn term begins​​​​ ​Monday, 6 September 2021
​Autumn half term​​ ​Monday, 25 October 2021 - Friday, 29 October 2021 inclusive
Autumn term ends Friday, 17 December 2021
​Christmas holiday​ ​Monday, 20 December 2021 - Friday, 31 December 2021 inclusive

Spring term 2021-2022

There are 13 weeks in this school term.

Spring term begins Tuesday, 4 January 2022
​Spring half term ​Monday, 21 February 2022 - Friday, 25 February 2022 inclusive
​Spring term ends Friday, 8 April 2022
​​Easter holiday​ Monday, 11 April 2022 - Friday, 22 April 2022 inclusive

Summer term 2021-2022

There are 12 weeks in this school term.

​​​​Summer term begin​s​​ Monday, 25 April 2022
​Summer half term Monday, 30 May 2022 - Friday, 3 June 2022 inclusive
Summer term ends ​Friday, 22 July 2022
Summer​ holiday​ ​Monday, 25 July 2022 - Monday, 31 August 2022 inclusive

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