School term and holiday dates

Page updated on: 07/06/2021

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Term Term begins Half Term Term Ends
Autumn 2020 Wednesday 2nd September Monday 26th October - Friday 30th October Friday 18th December
Spring 2021 Tuesday 5th January Monday 15th February - Friday 19th February Friday 26th March
Summer 2021 Monday 12th April Monday 31st May - Friday 4th June Friday 16th July
Autumn 2021 Thursday 2nd September Monday 25th October - Friday 29th October Tuesday 21st December
Spring 2022 Tuesday 4th January Monday 21st February - Friday 25th February Friday 8th April
Summer 2022 Monday 25th April  Monday 30th May - Friday 3rd June Tuesday 19th July
Autumn 2022 Monday 5th September Monday 31st October - Friday 4th November Friday 23rd December
Spring 2023 Monday 9th January Monday 20th February - Friday 24th February Friday 31st March
Summer 2023 Monday 17th April Monday 29th May - Friday 2nd June Friday 21st July

Designated INSET Days

  • Monday, 21st December 2020
  • Tuesday, 22nd December 2020
  • Monday 4th January 2021
  • Wednesday 1st September 2021
  • Friday 2nd September 2022

For school specific INSET days, please contact the relevant school. Usually, schools have 5 INSET days during the academic year (including the designated days).

Please note: The Welsh Government has enabled schools to close to pupils for an additional INSET day during the summer terms in 2020, 2021 and 2022, for the specific purpose of Professional Learning to prepare for the realisation of the new curriculum.

Good Friday

  • 2nd April 2021
  • 15th April 2022
  • 7th April 2023

May Day

  • 3rd May 2021
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 1st May 2023

Please note that this calendar is subject to any changes that may arise as a result of government policy decisions. We do not accept liability for any losses incurred in respect of altered holiday arrangements following such changes.

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