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Download School Term and Holiday Dates for 2021/22 in i-calendar format

Current school year (2021/22)

Term 1
Staff training - Wednesday 18 August 2021
First day - Thursday 19 August 2021
Last day - Friday 8 October 2021

Autumn holiday - Monday 11 to Friday 22 October 2021

Term 2
First day - Monday 25 October 2021
Last day - Wednesday 22 December 2021

Christmas holiday - Thursday 23 December 2021 to Tuesday 4 January 2022 (pupils return Friday 7 January 2022)

Term 3
Staff training - Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 January 2022
First day - Friday 7 January 2022
Mid-term holiday - Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 February 2022
(Staff training - Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 February 2022)
Last day - Friday 1 April 2022

Spring holiday - Monday 4 April to Monday 18 April 2022

Term 4
First day - Tuesday 19 April 2022
May Day holiday - Monday 2 May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Holiday - Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June 2022
Last day - Friday 1 July 2022

Summer holiday - Monday 4 July 2022 to Wednesday 17 August 2022 (pupils return Monday 22 August 2022)

Future school year (2022/23)

Term 1
Staff training - Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August 2022
First day - Monday 22 August 2022
Last day - Friday 14 October 2022

Autumn holiday - Monday 17 to Friday 28 October 2022

Term 2
First day - Monday 31 October 2022
Last day - Friday 23 December 2022

Christmas holiday - Monday 26 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023 (pupils return Tuesday 10 January)

Term 3
Staff training - Monday 9 January 2023
First day - Tuesday 10 January 2023
Mid-term holiday - Wednesday 22 February to Friday 24 February 2023*
(*Staff training - Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February 2023)
Pupils return from Mid-term holiday - Monday 27 February 2023
Last day - Friday 31 March 2023

Spring holiday - Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April 2023

Term 4
First day - Monday 17 April 2023
May Day holiday - Monday 1 May 2023
Last day - Friday 30 June 2023

Summer holiday - Monday 3 July 2023 to Monday 21 August 2023

Future school year (2023/24)

Term 1
Staff training - Friday 18 and Monday 21 August 2023
First day - Tuesday 22 August 2023
Last day - Friday 13 October 2023

Autumn holiday - Monday 16 to Friday 27 October 2023

Term 2
First day - Monday 30 October 2023
Last day - Friday 22 December 2023

Christmas holiday - Monday 25 December 2023 to Friday 5 January 2024 (pupils return Tuesday 9 January)

Term 3
Staff training - Monday 8 January 2024
First day - Tuesday 9 January 2024
Mid-term holiday - Monday 12 February to Wednesday 14 February 2024*
(*Staff training - Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 February 2024)
Pupils return from Mid-term holiday - Thursday 15 February 2024
Last day - Friday 22 March 2024

Spring holiday - Monday 25 March to Friday 5 April 2024

Term 4
First day - Monday 8 April 2024
May Day holiday - Monday 6 May 2024
Last day - Monday 1 July 2024

Summer holiday - Tuesday 2 July to Wednesday 21 August 2024

Future school year (2024/25)

Term 1
Staff training - Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August 2024
First day - Wednesday 21 August 2024
Last day - Friday 11 October 2024

Autumn holiday - Monday 14 to Friday 25 October 2024

Term 2
First day - Monday 28 October 2024
Last day - Friday 20 December 2024

Christmas holiday - Monday 26 December 2024 to Monday 6 January 2025 (pupils return Tuesday 7 January)

Term 3
Staff training - Monday 6 January 2025
First day - Tuesday 7 January 2025
Mid-term holiday - Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February 2025*
(*Staff training - Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 February 2025)
Pupils return from Mid-term holiday - Monday 24 February 2025
Last day - Friday 28 March 2025

Spring holiday - Monday 31 March to Friday 11 April 2025

Easter weekend (schools closed) Friday 18 April  and Monday 21 April 2025 

Term 4
First day - Tuesday 22 April 2025
May Day holiday - Monday 5 May 2025
Last day - Thursday 3 July 2025 

Summer holiday - Friday 4 July to Tuesday 19 August 2025 

 

Page last updated: 29/09/2021
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