Term dates vary for each school, please check with the school for their holiday dates. 

2021 / 2022

Autumn Term

Total 73 days in term
Term begins: Monday 6 September 2021
Half Term: Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 29 October 2021
Term ends: Wednesday 22 December 2021

Spring Term

Total 57 days in term
Term begins: Thursday 6 January 2022
Half Term: Monday 14 February 2022 to Friday 18 February 2022
Term ends: Friday 1 April 2022

Summer Term

Total 63 days in term
Term begins: Tuesday 19 April 2022
Bank Holiday: Monday 2 May 2022
Half Term: Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2022
Term ends: Friday 22 July 2022

Additional information

  • Total 193 days included in set pattern
  • Children will be in school for 189 days (due to an additional bank holiday allocated in 2022) 
  • Staff will be in school for 194 days 
  • 5 INSET days to be allocated during non-term time 
  • The above pattern equates to 193 days and Governing bodies have the authority to determine 4 occasional days (including the extra Bank Holiday which can be taken as lieu day which schools can allocate) to meet local needs of the school. 
  • Local Council elections will take place on Thursday 5th May 2022. (If the school is used as a polling station and the school is required to close to facilitate this then one of the occasional days should be allocated to this closure.) Primary Schools which are NOT used as Polling Stations may be open on this day. 
  • There is a 6 week summer break leading into this year with a 6 week break at the end 
  • Start of next academic year is Monday 5 September 2022

2021/2022 Term Dates

2022/2023 Term Dates

2023/2024 Term Dates

School year regulations

Schools must open for 380 half-day sessions (190 days) in each school year, beginning with the first term to start after July.

We are responsible for setting holiday and term dates for community and voluntary controlled schools. The term dates for foundation and voluntary aided schools are decided by their governing bodies.