Term Dates



School term and holiday dates calendar 2019/20

Governing bodies are responsible for setting the school term and holiday dates for each school. This calendar provides a framework for governing bodies to set their dates
Wednesday 4th  September 2019 to
Friday 18th October 2019
Religious festivals
Sunday 11th  August to Thursday 15th August 2019
INSET (1&2) Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 2019
(School closed to pupils)
Half Term
Monday 21st  October 2019 to
Friday 25th  October 2019
Eid-ul-Adha religious holidays fall within the summer break.
Monday 28th  October 2019 to
Wednesday 18th December 2019
Religious festivals
Sunday 27th  October 2019– no school closure
Guru Nanak’s Birthday
Tuesday 12th November 2019– no school closure
INSET (3) Thursday 19th December 2019
(School closed to pupils)
Christmas Break
 Friday 20th  December
Friday 3rd January 2020
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall within the Christmas Break
Monday 6th  January 2020  to
Friday 14th  February 2020
Half Term
Monday 17th  February 2020 to
Friday 21st  February 2020
Monday 24th  February 2020 to
Friday 3rd   April 2020
Spring Break
Monday 6th  April 2020 to
Friday 17th April 2020
The  Easter religious festival falls within the spring break (Friday 10th April- Monday 13th April 2020)
Monday 20th April 2020 to
Friday 22nd May 2020
Religious festivals
Saturday 23rd May – Sunday 24th May
Half Term
Monday 25th May 2020 to
Friday 29th  May 2020

Bank Holiday (VE Day)
Friday 8th May 2020
Monday 1st  June 2020 to
Friday 17th  July 2020
INSET (4 & 5) Monday 20th July &
 Tuesday 21st  July 2020
(School closed to pupils)
Summer Break
Wednesday 22nd July 2020 to
To be advised
In-service training days: The above pattern gives 195 days. It includes 5 days which should be allocated for INSET days (staff training days – school not open for children) on dates chosen by each school from within the above range of dates.