Term Dates


The following are based on the recommended term dates provided by City of York Council for schools in the City of York area for the academic year 2023-2024. taking into account the planned five School Training/Professional Development Days that all schools must schedule.

TermFirst day for pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2023 - 1st half termTuesday 5th September 2023Friday 27th October 2023
Autumn 2023 - 2nd half termMonday 6th November 2023Thursday 21st December 2023
Spring 2024 - 1st half termTuesday 9th January 2024Friday 9th February 2024
Spring 2024 - 2nd half termMonday 19th February 2024Friday 22nd March 2024
Summer 2024 - 1st half termMonday 8th April 2024Thursday 23rd May 2024
Please note the Bank Holiday on Monday 6th May 2024
Summer 2024 - 2nd half termMonday 3rd June 2024Friday 19th July 2024

2023-2024 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 4th September 2023
  • Friday 22nd December 2023
  • Monday 8th January 2024
  • Early May Bank Holiday – Monday 6th May 2024
  • Friday 24th May 2024
  • Monday 22nd July 2024

Click here to download a printable one-page pdf of the term, holiday and training day dates for the year.

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