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Term dates 2024 to 2025

School terms and holiday dates are shown here for the school year beginning in September 2024. These dates apply to all community nursery, primary, secondary and special schools.

In 2024/25 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 one

Term time: Monday 2 September to Friday 25 October 2024.

Half-term holiday: Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2024.

Term two

Term time: Monday 4 November to Friday 20 December 2024.

Christmas and New Year holiday: Monday 23 December 2024 to Friday 3 January 2025.

Term three

Term time: Monday 6 January to Friday 14 February 2025.

Half-term holiday: Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2025.

Term four

Term time: Monday 24 February to Friday 4 April 2025.

Easter holiday: Monday 7 April to Monday 21 April 2025.

Term five

Term time: Tuesday 22 April to Friday 23 May 2025 (except May Day bank holiday on 5 May 2025).

Half-term holiday: Monday 26 May to Friday 30 May 2025 (spring bank holiday on 26 May).

Term six

Term time: Monday 2 June to Tuesday 22 July 2025.