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.



Autumn 1
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 to
Friday 23rd October 2020
Eid –UL ADHA Friday 31st  July 2020 to Monday 3rd Aug 2020
(Summer holiday)


Exceptional closure due to extenuating circumstances
Tuesday 1st September 2020
(School closed to pupils)
Half Term
Monday 26th October to
Friday 30th October 2020
Autumn 2
Monday 2nd November 2020 to
Thursday 17th December 2020
Diwali – Saturday 14th November (school closed)
Guru Nanak-Monday 30th November (school open)
Friday 18th December 2020.
(School closed to pupils)
Christmas Break
Monday 21st December 2020  to
Friday 1st January 2021
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall within
the Christmas Break
Spring 1
Monday 4th January 2021 to
Friday 12th February 2021


Half Term
Monday 15th February 2021 to
Friday 19th February 2021


Spring 2
Monday 22nd February 2021 to
Thursday 1st April 2021
Spring Break
Friday 2nd April 2021 to
Friday 16th April 2021
The Easter religious festival falls within the spring break.
Summer 1
Monday 19th April 2021 to
Wednesday 26th May 2021
Eid-ul-fitr  Thursday 13th May  2021
(school open)
Half Term
Monday 31st May 2021 to
Friday 4th June 2021
May Day
Monday 3rd May 2021
INSET (2 & 3)
Thursday 26th May & Friday 28th May
(School closed to pupils)
Summer 2
Monday 7th June 2021 to
 Friday 16th July 2021


Monday 19th July 2021
(School closed to pupils)
Summer Break 
Tuesday 20th July


The above pattern gives 195 days. It included 5 INSET days one of which is dis-aggregated.