As part of our Attendance Policy, which has been written in line with Government guidance, we respectfully ask that parents refrain from taking children out of school during term time for the benefit of a holiday. Holidays taken during the term disrupt children’s learning and parents are at risk of being fined for doing so.  If you are planning on taking a child out of school during term time, please complete this form,  and return to the school at least 4 weeks prior to the planned holiday.

Academic Term Dates 2021-2022

 

Autumn Term 1 2021

 

Staff

Pupils (Reception – Y6)

Nursery pupils

Term starts:

Monday 23rd August

Tuesday 31st August

Monday 13th September

August bank holiday:

Monday 30th August – school closed to staff and pupils

Term ends:

Friday 22nd October

Half term: 

Monday 25th October - Friday 29th October

 

Autumn Term 2 2021

Term starts

Monday 1st November

Term ends:

Friday 17th December

Christmas holiday: 

Monday 20th December - Monday 3rd January

 

Spring Term 1 2022

INSET Day – staff training:

Tuesday 4th January

Term starts

Wednesday 5th January

Term ends:

Friday 18th February

Half term: 

Monday 21st February - Friday 25th February

 

Spring Term 2 2022

Term starts

Monday 28th February

Term ends:

Friday 8th April

Easter holiday: 

Monday 11th April - Friday 22nd April

Easter Sunday: 

Sunday 17th April

 

Summer Term 1 2022

Term starts:

Monday 25th April

Term ends:

Friday 20th May

May Day bank holiday: 

Monday 2nd May

Half term:

Monday 23rd May – Friday 3rd June

 

Summer Term 2 2022

Term starts

Monday 6th June

Term ends:

Tuesday 19th July

Jubilee bank holiday:

Wednesday 20th July

Summer holiday commences: 

Thursday 21st July

 

Academic Term Dates 2022-2023

 

Autumn Term 1 2022

 

Staff

Pupils (Reception – Y6)

Nursery pupils

Term starts:

Tuesday 30th August

Monday 5th September

Monday 19th September

Term ends:

Friday 21st October

Half term: 

Monday 24th October - Friday 28th October

 

Autumn Term 2 2022

Term starts

Monday 31st October

Term ends:

Friday 16th December

Christmas holiday: 

Monday 19th December - Monday 2nd January

 

Spring Term 1 2023

Term starts

Tuesday 3rd January

Term ends:

Friday 17th February

Half term: 

Monday 20th February - Friday 24th February

 

Spring Term 2 2023

Term starts

Monday 27th February

Term ends:

Friday 31st March

Easter holiday: 

Monday 3rd April - Friday 14th April

Easter Sunday: 

Sunday 9th April

 

Summer Term 1 2023

Term starts:

Monday 17th April

Term ends:

Friday 20th May

May Day bank holiday: 

Monday 1st May

Half term:

Monday 22nd May – Friday 2nd June

 

Summer Term 2 2023

Term starts

Monday 5th June

Term ends:

Tuesday 25th July

Summer holiday commences: 

Wednesday 26th July

 

Term Time Holidays

Previously, the school has received a number of requests for holidays to be taken during term time. Previous regulations allowed headteachers to grant leave of absence for the purpose of a family holiday during term time in “special circumstances” of up to ten school days leave per year. Headteachers have also granted extended leave for more than ten school days in exceptional circumstances.

Recent Government’s amendments to the 2006 regulations remove references to family holiday and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of ten school days. The amendments also make clear that headteachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances. Headteachers are required to determine the number of school days a child can be away from school if the leave is granted.

Please note the information sent to schools below, which came into effect on 1st September 2013.

Parents should NOT book holidays, or take children out of school during term time. Any parent submitting a request for term time holiday MUST provide evidence of ‘exceptional circumstances.’

Pupils being taken out of school, without consent, will be classed as ‘UNAUTHORISED ABSENCE’ which may result in legal prosecution. Please take note of the latest guidelines regarding penalty notices for absence and lateness from the local authority by reading the attached letter.

Term Time Holidays

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