Term Dates

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The current law does not give any entitlement to parents to take their child out of school during term time. The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 prohibits Headteachers granting leave of absence to a pupil except where an application has been made in advance and the Headteacher considers that there are exceptional circumstances relating to the application.

If you do take your child out of school for this time after applying for a leave of absence and it not being granted, the absences will not be authorised, and the Education Welfare Service may issue a penalty notice to each parent of £60 for each child to be paid within 21 days. If the penalty is not paid within the time scale the penalty will increase to £120. If the higher penalty is not paid within 28 days, the Education Welfare Service will then institute legal proceedings against you in the magistrate’s court under Section 444 of the Education Act 1996 for failing to ensure your child attends school regularly.

The Governors have agreed the following term dates for 2022/2023 Academic Year

Autumn Term

Inset Day Thursday 01 September 2022
Inset DayFriday 02 September 2022
First Day of TermMonday 05 September 2022
Half Term24 October – 28 October 2022
Inset Day Monday 31 October 2022
Last Day of TermTuesday 20 December 2022
Winter Holidays 21 December 2022 – 04 January 2023

Spring Term

First Day of TermThursday 05 January 2023
Half Term13 February – 17 February 2023
Inset DayMonday 20 February 2023
Last Day of TermFriday 31 March 2023
Easter/Spring Holidays03 April – 14 April 2023

Summer Term

First Day of TermMonday 17 April 2023
Bank HolidayMonday 01 May 2023
Inset Day Friday 26 May 2023
Half Term29 May – 02 June 2023
Last Day of TermFriday 21 July 2023