Term dates 2019 to 2020
School terms and holiday dates are shown here for the school year beginning in September 2019. These dates apply to all community and voluntary controlled nursery, primary, secondary and special schools.
In 2019/20 pupils should attend for 190 days (or 380 half sessions).
Schools which close for local elections are required to extend the summer term or coincide it with an 'inset' day.
Academies, free and voluntary aided schools have similar dates, but it is recommended that you check with individual schools.
Term time: Monday 2 September to Friday 18 October 2019.
Half-term holiday: Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October 2019.
Term time: Monday 28 October to Thursday 19 December 2019.
Christmas and New Year holiday: Friday 20 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020.
Term time: Monday 6 January to Friday 14 February 2020.
Half-term holiday: Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2020.
Term time: Monday 24 February to Friday 3 April 2020.
Easter holiday: Monday 6 April to Friday 17 April 2020.
Term time: Monday 20 April to Friday 22 May 2020 (except May Day bank holiday on 4 May).
Half-term holiday: Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May 2020 (spring bank holiday on 25 May).
Term time: Monday 1 June to Tuesday 21 July 2020.