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Term Dates

Term Dates 2023-24

Below are the term dates for 2023-24, including school holidays, public holidays and INSET days.



TERM DATES September 2023-July 2024

Autumn Term (First half)

Tuesday 5th September 2023*

Friday 20th October 2023

Half-term holiday

Monday 23rd October 2023

Friday 27th October 2023

Autumn Term (Second half)

Monday 30th October 2023

Wednesday 20th December 2023

School holiday

Thursday 21st December 2023

Friday 5th January 2024

Spring Term (First half)

Monday 8th January 2024**

Friday 9th February 2024

Half term holiday

Monday 12th February 2024

Friday 16th February 2024

Spring Term (Second half)

Monday 19th February 2024

Wednesday 27th March 2024

End of term holiday

Thursday 28th March 2024

Friday 12th April 2024

Summer Term (First half)

Monday 15th April 2024

Friday 24th May 2024

Half term holiday

Monday 27th May 2024

Friday 31st May 2024

Summer Term (Second half)

Monday 3rd June 2024

Friday 19th July 2024


*Start of the year plan: September 2023

Tuesday 5th September 2023 – INSET day (no pupils in school)

Wednesday 6th September 2023 – Year 7 & Year 12 in; 6th form inductions

Thursday 7th September 2023 – All pupils in


Inset Days: Tuesday 5th September 2023; 


Public Holidays:

Christmas Day: Monday 25th December 2023

Boxing Day: Tuesday 26th December 2023

New Year’s Day: Monday 1st January 2024

Good Friday: Friday 29th March 2024

Easter Monday: Monday 1st April 2024

Early May bank holiday: Monday 6th May 2024

Spring bank holiday: Monday 27th May 2024

August bank holiday Monday 26th August 2024