Payment system

Work is taking place to our payments system on Monday, January 20. Payments will not be able to be made online or by telephone or at our kiosks during this time. Thank you for your patience.

Term dates

Summer term 2022

Schools open Monday, April 25
May day bank holiday Monday, May 2
Schools close Friday, May 27
Half term Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 3
Schools open Monday, June 6
Schools close Thursday, July 21
Summer holiday Friday, July 22 to Wednesday, 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.