Term Dates

School Term Dates 2020 – 2021

Autumn term  

  • Wednesday 2 September to Friday 23 October (38 days) – children return Friday 4th September
  • Half term: Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October
  • Monday 2 November to Friday 18 December (35 days) – children return Tuesday 3rd November

Spring term

  • Monday 4 January to Friday 12 February (30 days)
  • Half term: Monday 15 February to Friday 19 February
  • Monday 22 February to Wednesday 31st March (28 days)

Summer term

  • Monday 19 April to Friday 28 May (29 days) (the early May bank holiday will be taken on Monday 3rd May) 
  • Half term: Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June
  • Monday 7 June to Friday 23 July (35 days) – last day for children Thursday 22nd July

 Total: 195 days

In 2020–21 children should attend school for 190 days (or 380 half sessions). Teachers must be available to work for 195 days during the academic year. Schools which close for local elections must extend a term or coincide the closure with an INSET day.

Inset days - Staff Training Days

  • Wednesday 2nd September 2020

  • Thursday 3rd September 2020

  • Monday 2nd November 2020

  • Friday 18th June 2021

  • Friday 23rd July 2021

Public holidays 

  • Christmas Day: Friday 25 December 2020
  • Boxing Day: Saturday 26 December 2020
  • New Year’s Day: Friday 1 January 2021
  • Good Friday: Friday 2 April 2021
  • Easter Monday: Monday 5 April 2021
  • Early May bank holiday: Monday 3 May 2021
  • Spring bank holiday: Monday 31 May 2021
  • Summer bank holiday: Monday 30 August 2021

You can download a printable pdf copy of our term dates here.