Community school term dates

The 2019/20 term and holiday dates below are for community schools only. For other schools you will need to check their website.

Autumn Term 2019 (Total days: 74)

Monday 2 September 2019 to Thursday 19 December 2019

Half Term: Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October 2019

Christmas Holiday: Friday 20 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020

Bank holidays: Wednesday 25 December 2019, Thursday 26 December 2019 & Wednesday 1 January 2020

Spring Term 2020 (Total days: 60)

Monday 6 January 2020 to Friday 3 April 2020

Half Term: Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2020

Easter Holiday Monday 6 April to Friday 17 April 2020

Bank holidays: Friday 10 April 2020 & Monday 13 April 2020

Summer Term 2020 (Total days: 64)

Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020

Half Term: Monday 25 May 2020 to Friday 29 May 2020

Bank holidays: Friday 8 May 2020 and Monday 25 May 2020

Please note schools are only required to open for 195 days of the 198 days set.

The total of 198 days are divided as follows:

  • 190 Days = Pupil Days
  • 5 Days = INSET Days (Teacher Training Days)
  • 3 Days = Closure to observe religious festivals other than Christmas and Easter (optional).

Schools not taking up this option should finish the school year earlier on Tuesday 21 July 2020.