Term dates 2021 to 2022

School terms and holiday dates are shown here for the school year beginning in September 2021. These dates apply to all community and voluntary controlled nursery, primary, secondary and special schools.

In 2021/22 pupils should attend for 189 days (or 378 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 one

Term time: Wednesday 1 September to Friday 22 October 2021.

Half-term holiday: Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October 2021.

Term two

Term time: Monday 1 November to Thursday 16 December 2021.

Christmas and New Year holiday: Friday 17 December 2021 to Monday 3 January 2022.

Term three

Term time: Tuesday 4 January to Friday 11 February 2022.

Half-term holiday: Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February 2022.

Term four

Term time: Monday 21 February to Friday 1 April 2022.

Easter holiday: Monday 4 April to Monday 18 April 2022.

Term five

Term time: Tuesday 19 April to Friday 27 May 2022 (except May Day bank holiday on 2 May).

Half-term holiday: Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2022 (spring bank holiday on June 2 and 3).

Term six

Term time: Monday 6 June to Friday 22 July 2022.