There will be an additional Bank Holiday on Monday 8th May 2023, to celebrate King Charles III's coronation


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The law gives no entitlement to parents to take their child on holiday in term time.  Head Teachers may not grant any holidays or other absences during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

 Holidays in term time cannot be considered to be authorised absences, so they will always be unauthorised absences (There is, however, a discretionary power held by Head Teachers to authorise absence in exceptional circumstances).

Section 444(A) of the Education Act 1996 empowers the local authority to issue Penalty Notices in cases of unauthorised absence from school. This means that when a pupil has unauthorised absence of 10 sessions (5 days) or more, in any term (where no acceptable reason has been given for the absence) or if their child persistently arrives late for school after the close of registration, their parents or carers may receive a Penalty Notice of £60 per parent per pupil if paid within 21 days rising to £120 if paid within 28 days. The penalty notice will need to be paid in full before 28 days of the notice being served. Failure to pay a penalty notice may result in prosecution.

Our school works with parents to provide the best education for each child and believes that regular attendance throughout the year is essential to every child’s success and fulfilment.

We expect you to consult the school before booking holidays that mean your child will be absent, or before making any plans that will involve your child’s absence from lessons or other commitments.



Term School Closes 3.15pm School Opens INSET Days

Autumn 2022

Christmas 2022

Spring Half Term  2023

Easter  2023

May Bank Holiday 2023

Additional Bank Holiday

Summer Half Term  2023

Summer  2023

Friday  21st  October 2022

Wednesday 21st December 2022

Thursday 9th February 2023

Thursday 6th April 2023

Friday 28th April 2023

Friday 5th May 2023

Friday 19th May 2023

Friday 21st July 2023

Monday 31st October 2022

Monday 9th January 2023

Monday 20th February 2023

Monday 17th April 2023

Tuesday 2nd May 2023

Tuesday 9th May 2023

Monday 5th June 2023



Friday 6th January 2023

Friday 10th February 2023

Monday 24th July 2023


Holidays for 2023-2024

INSET (Staff Training Days) for 2023-2024

Friday 1st September 2023

Monday 4th September 2023

Monday 8th January 2024

Friday 16th February 2024

Monday 22nd July 2024