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Term dates

Summer term 2020

Schools open Monday, April 20
Bank holidays Friday, May 8 (moved to coincide with 75th anniversary of VE Day) and Monday, May 25
Half term Monday, May 25 to Friday, May 29
Schools close Monday, July 20
Summer holiday Tuesday, July 21 to Monday, August 31

Schools have five extra inset days per year, which the schools themselves choose the dates for. Check your child's school's website for details. 

Schools not run by the city council (such as academies) are free to choose their own term dates, although we encourage all schools to accept the term dates agreed on these pages.