Term Dates

Term Dates 2020 – 2021



Autumn Term 2020

INSET Day Thursday 3rd September
INSET Day Friday 4th September
Children back to school Monday 7th September
Half-term Monday 26th October-Friday 30th October
Last day of term Friday 18th December
Christmas & Bank Holidays Monday 21st December-Friday 1st January


Spring Term 2021

INSET Day Monday 4th January
Children back to school Tuesday 5th January
Half-term Monday 15th February-Friday 19th February
Last day of term Thursday 1st April
Easter Holidays Friday 2nd April-Friday 16th April


Summer Term 2021

INSET Day Monday 19th April
Children back to school Tuesday 20th April
Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May
Bank Holiday Monday 31st May
Half-term Monday 31st May-Friday 4th June
Last day of term Friday 23rd July
Occasional Day Monday 26th July
Occasional Day Tuesday 27th July
Summer Holidays begin Wednesday 28th July
Children return to school Monday 6th September


Staff Training Days (INSET) – Non-pupil days

Monday 3rd September 2020
Tuesday 4th September 2020
Monday 23rd October 2020
Monday 4th January 2021
Monday 19th April 2021

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Term dates 2020-2021

Term dates 2021-2022


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