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We are carrying out planned maintenance to our systems between 9 am and 12 pm Monday (16th). You may be unable to use some areas of this site or complete online forms. Thank you for your patience.

Term dates

Summer term 2021

Schools open Monday, April 19
May day Monday, May 3
Half term Monday, May 31 to Friday, June 4
Schools close  Wednesday, July 21
Summer holiday Thursday, July 22 to Tuesday, August 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.