Our City, Our Wellbeing, our new Corporate Strategy for the next four years is here

This plan outlines our vision and key priorities to create a thriving city for everyone. We've identified these priorities based on the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

View the Corporate Strategy here...

Term dates

Summer 2027

Schools open Monday 12 April
May day bank holiday Monday 3 May 
Schools close Friday 28 May 
Half term Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June
Schools open Monday 7 June 
Schools close Wednesday 21 July
Summer holiday Thursday 22 July to Friday 3 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.