Term Dates


TermFirst day for pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2020 - first half termTuesday 8th SeptemberFriday 23rd October
Autumn 2020 - second half termTuesday 3rd NovemberFriday 18th December
Spring 2021 - first half termTuesday 5th JanuaryFriday 12th February
Spring 2021 - second half termMonday 22nd FebruaryFriday 26th March
Summer 2021 - first half termMonday 12th AprilThursday 27th May
Summer 2021 - second half termMonday 7th JuneFriday 23rd July

2020-2021 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 7th September 2020
  • Monday 2nd November 2020
  • Monday 4th January 2021
  • Early May Bank Holiday – Monday 3rd May 2021
  • Friday 28th May 2021
  • Monday 26th July 2021


The following are the recommended term dates provided by City of York Council for schools in the City of York area for the academic year 2020-2021.  In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further 5 School Training/Professional Development Days.

Autumn 2021 - first half termMonday 6th September 2021Friday 22 October 2021
Autumn 2021 - second half termMonday 1st November 2021Friday 17th December 2021
Spring 2022 - first half termTuesday 4th January 2022Friday 18th February 2022
Spring 2022 - second half termMonday 28th February 2022Friday 8th April 2022
Summer 2022 - first half termMonday 25th April 2022Friday 27th May 2022
Summer 2022 - second half termMonday 6th June 2022Tuesday 26th July 2022

Information about term, holiday and closure dates for schools across York can be found on the council website.