School term dates and holidays

Find school term dates, main and local holidays for this year and the next school year.

Schools are on summer holidays. New term starts on Wednesday, 21st August 2019.

View school terms dates, holidays or in-service days:

Schools are also off during local holidays. These days are called occasional days and differ between schools and areas. View local holidays for 2019/20 (pdf 407KB).

View school term dates planner for 2020/21 to 2024/25 (pdf 337KB). You can also receive email alerts for unexpected school closures and transport changes.


2019/20 school term 

Add 2019/20 dates to your calendar (ics 6KB).

Term 1

  • 19th August 2019 - in-service day
  • 20th August 2019 - in-service day
  • 21st August 2019 - start of term 1
  • 10th October 2019 - end of term 1
  • 11th October 2019 - in-service day
  • 14th to 25th October 2019 - October holiday

Term 2

  • 28th October 2019 - start of term 2
  • 18th and 19th November 2019 - in-service day
  • 20th December 2019 - end of term 2
  • 23rd December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 - Christmas holiday

Term 3

  • 6th January 2020 - start of term 3
  • 17th February 2020 - mid term holiday
  • 18th and 19th February 2020 - in-service day
  • 3rd April 2020 - end of term 3
  • 6th to 17th April 2020 - spring holiday

Term 4

  • 20th April 2020- start of term 4
  • 8th May 2020 - May Day holiday
  • 3rd July 2020 - end of term 4
  • 6th July to 14th August 2020 - summer holiday

2020/21 school term

Term 1

  • 17th August 2020 - in-service day
  • 18th August 2020 - start of term 1
  • 9th October 2020 - end of term 1
  • 12th to 23rd October 2019 - October holiday

Term 2

  • 26th October 2020 - start of term 2
  • 19th and 20th November 2020 - in-service day
  • 18th December 2020 - end of term 2
  • 21st December 2020 to 4th January 2021 - Christmas holiday

Term 3

  • 5th January 2021 - start of term 3
  • 15th to 17th February 2021 - mid term holiday
  • 1st April 2021 - end of term 3
  • 2nd to 16th April 2021 - spring holiday

Term 4

  • 19th April 2021 - start of term 4
  • 3rd May 2021 - May Day holiday
  • 2nd July 2021 - end of term 4
  • 5th July to 13th August 2021 - summer holiday