Term dates

Spring 2024

Schools open Monday 8 January 
Schools close Friday 9 February
Half term Monday 12 February 12 to Friday 16 February 
Schools open Monday 19 February
Schools close Friday 22 March 
Easter holiday Monday 25 March 25 to Friday 5 April (Easter Sunday: March 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.