School term and holiday dates

Recommended school term and holiday dates for community, voluntary controlled and community special schools are set out below. These dates do not apply to Academies or voluntary aided and free schools. You should always check with your child's school before making holiday commitments.

Term dates for the academic year 2018 to 2019

Autumn term
First day Monday 3 September
Half-term Monday 22 October to Friday 26 October
Last day Friday 21 December

 

Spring term
First day Monday 7 January
Half-term Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February
Last day Friday 5 April

 

Summer term
First day Tuesday 23 April
Bank holiday Monday 6 May
Half-term Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May
Last day Tuesday 23 July

Term dates for the academic year 2019 to 2020

Autumn term
First day Monday 2 September
Half-term Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October
Last day Thursday 19 December

 

Spring term
First day Monday 6 January
Half-term Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February
Last day Friday 3 April

 

Summer term
First day Monday 20 April
Bank holiday Monday 4 May
Half-term Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May
Last day Tuesday 21 July

Term dates for the academic year 2020 to 2021

Autumn term
First day Wednesday 2 September
Half-term Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October
Last day Friday 18 December

 

Spring term
First day Monday 4 January
Half-term Monday 15 February to Friday 19 February
Last day Wednesday 31 March

 

Summer term
First day Monday 19 April
Bank holiday Monday 3 May
Half-term Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June
Last day Friday 23 July