School Holidays and INSET Days
School reopens for children on Thursday 2nd September 2021
|Holiday||Date School Closes||Date School Reopens|
|Summer||Tuesday 20th July 2021||Thursday 2nd September 2021|
|Autumn Half Term||Friday 22nd October 2021||Monday 1st November 2021|
|Christmas||Friday 17th December 2021||Tuesday 4th January 2022|
|Spring Half Term||Friday 18th February 2022||Monday 28th February 2022|
|Easter||Friday 8th April 2022||Monday 25th April 2022|
|May Day||Friday 29h April 2022||Tuesday 3rd May 2022|
|Summer Half Term||Friday 27th May 2022||Monday 6th June 2022|
|Summer||Tuesday 19th July 2022||TBC|
In addition, we have the following inset days:
- Tuesday 4th January 2022
- Monday 25h April 2022
- Monday 6th June 2022
Alternatively, please visit the Durham County Council website to view or download the school holidays dates for this academic year and next year for all community schools, special schools and voluntary controlled schools. Please note that voluntary aided (church) schools, foundation schools and academies may have set different dates and you should check with the school or academy to confirm their arrangements or view the PDF for schools not following the standard term and holiday dates.
School Holidays During Term Time
The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time and these new regulations come into effect from September 2013.
Head teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday.
Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.
Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Headteacher.
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