Term dates

Spring term 2023

Schools open Tuesday 3 January
Schools close Friday 17 February
Half term Monday 20 February to Friday 24 February
Schools open Monday 27 February
Schools close Friday 31 March
Easter holiday Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April


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.