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Term Dates

Term Dates 2019-20

School Term

Date of Opening for Students

Date of Closing for Students

Autumn Term 1

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Friday 25 October 2019

Autumn Term 2

Monday 4 November 2019

Friday 20 December 2019

Spring Term 1

Monday 6 January 2020

Thursday 13 February 2020

Spring Term 2

Monday 24 February 2020

Thursday 2 April 2020

Summer Term 1

Monday 20 April 2020

Friday 22 May 2020

Summer Term 2

Monday 1 June 2020

Friday 17 July 2020

Holiday Dates

Autumn Half Term

Monday 28 Oct 2019

Friday 1 November 2019

Christmas Holidays

Monday 23 Dec 2019

Friday 3 January 2020

Spring Half Term

Monday 17 February 2020

Friday 21 February 2020

Easter Holidays

Monday 06 April 2020

Friday 17 April 2020

Summer Half Term

Monday 25 May 2020

Friday 29 May 2020

Summer Holidays

Monday 20 July 2020

Monday 31 August 2020

Bank Holidays during School Term

Good Friday

Friday 10 April 2020

School Closed

Easter Monday

Monday 13 April 2020

School Closed

May Day *

Friday 8 May 2020

School Closed

Staff Training Days 

INSET

Monday 2 September 2019

Students not in school

INSET

Tuesday 3 September 2019

Students not in school

INSET

Friday 14 February 2020

Students not in school

INSET

Friday 3 April 2020

Students not in school

INSET

Monday 20 July 2020

Students not in school
 

* change of may day bank holiday 

The Government announced on Friday 7 June that the early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day which takes place on 8 May. This is to enable people to pay tribute to those who served in one of the most significant events in our country’s history.

The occasion will remember the contribution of British, Commonwealth and Allied armed forces personnel; those who contributed to the war effort and safeguarded the Home Front. As well as marking the Allies’ victory in 1945, the bank holiday will serve as an opportunity to pay tribute to those who have served and continue to serve in the UK Armed Forces and their families.

Term Dates 2020-21

School Term

Date of Opening for Students

Date of Closing for Students

Autumn Term 1

Wednesday 2 September 2020

Friday 23 October 2020

Autumn Term 2

Monday 2 November 2020

Friday 18 December 2020

Spring Term 1

Monday 4 January 2021

Thursday 11 February 2021

Spring Term 2

Monday 22 February 2021

Thursday 1 April 2021

Summer Term 1

Monday 19 April 2021

Friday 28 May 2021

Summer Term 2

Monday 7 June 2021

Friday 16 July 2021

Holiday Dates

Autumn Half Term

Monday 26 Oct 2020

Friday 30 October 2020

Christmas Holidays

Monday 21 Dec 2020

Friday 1 January 2021

Spring Half Term

Monday 15 February 2021

Friday 19 February 2021

Easter Holidays

Friday 2 April 2021

Friday 16 April 2021

Summer Half Term

Monday 31 May 2021

Friday 4 June 2021

Summer Holidays

Monday 19 July 2021

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Bank Holidays during School Term

Good Friday

Friday 2 April 2021

School Closed

Easter Monday

Monday 5 April 2021

School Closed

May Day 

Monday 3 May 2021

School Closed

Staff Training Days 

INSET

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Students not in school

INSET

Friday 12 February 2021

Students not in school

INSET

Monday 19 July 2021

Students not in school

INSET

Tuesday 20 July 2021

Students not in school

INSET

Wednesday 21 July 2021

Students not in school

If you would like to print a copy of our Term Dates for 2019-20 or 2020-21 you can download the relevant files below or pop into main reception at school where we can offer you a hard copy.

Taking Holidays during Term Time

The Government discourages the taking of holidays in term time and schools must adhere to their guidelines as follows:

As of September 2013, the law has restricted a Headteacher’s ability to authorise holidays during term time. Headteachers are now only empowered to approve a leave of absence when it is requested in advance by the parent or carer with whom the child resides and when circumstances of the requested leave are ‘exceptional’. Following the decision of the Supreme Court on the matter of ‘regular attendance’ in the case of Isle of Wight v Platt, if a parent or carer chooses to take their child out of school during term time when the circumstances are not ‘exceptional’, from September 2017, the Local Authority will be informed as this will constitute an unauthorised absence. A Fixed Penalty Notice will then be issued in accordance with Section 444 of the Education Act 1996.