School term dates 2021 to 2022

Recommended school term and holiday dates for community, voluntary controlled and community special schools.

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.

Autumn term

  • Wednesday 1 September to Friday 22 October 2021
  • Half term: Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October 2021
  • Monday 1 November to Friday 17 December 2021

Spring term

  • Tuesday 4 January to Friday 11 February 2022
  • Half term: Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February 2022
  • Monday 21 February to Friday 1 April 2022

Summer term

  • Tuesday 19 April to Friday 27 May 2022
  • Half term: Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2022
  • Monday 6 June to Friday 22 July 2022

UK bank holidays 2021 to 2022

Bank holidays 2021

28 December Tuesday Boxing Day (substitute day)
27 December Monday Christmas Day (substitute day)

Bank holidays 2022

3 January Monday New Year’s Day (substitute day)
15 April Friday Good Friday
18 April Monday Easter Monday
2 May Monday Early May bank holiday
2 June Thursday Spring bank holiday
3 June Friday Platinum Jubilee bank holiday
29 August Monday Summer bank holiday
26 December Monday Boxing Day
27 December Tuesday Christmas Day (substitute day)

Source: UK bank holidays - GOV.UK