Elections 2023

From May 4 2023, voters in England will need to show photographic ID to vote at polling stations in some elections, including Stoke-on-Trent’s upcoming local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

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Term dates

Autumn term 2022

Schools open Monday, 5 September
Schools close Friday, 21 October
Half term Monday, 24 October to Friday, 28 October
Schools open Monday, 31 October
Schools close Friday, 16 December
Christmas holiday Monday, 19 December to Monday, 2 January

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.