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Term dates

Summer term 2023

Schools open Monday, 17 April
May day bank holiday Monday, May 1
Schools close Friday, May 26
Half term Monday 29 May – Friday 2 June
Schools open Monday, June 5
Schools close Tuesday, 25 July
Summer holiday Wednesday 26 July – Friday 1 September

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.