Term Dates


The following are based on the the recommended term dates provided by City of York Council for schools in the City of York area for the academic year 2020-2021, taking into account the planned five School Training/Professional Development Days that all schools must schedule.

TermFirst day for pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2021 - first half termTuesday 7th September 2021Friday 22nd October 2021
Autumn 2021 - second half termMonday 1st November 2021Friday 17th December 2021
Spring 2022 - first half termWednesday 5th January 2022Friday 18th February 2022
Spring 2022 - second half termMonday 28th February 2022Thursday 7th April 2022
Please note the bank holiday closure on Monday 2nd May 2022
Summer 2022 - first half termMonday 25th April 2022Thursday 26th May 2022
Summer 2022 - second half termMonday 6th June 2022Thursday 21st July 2022

2021-2022 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 6th September 2021
  • Tuesday 4th January 2022
  • Friday 8th April 2022
  • Early May Bank Holiday – Monday 2nd May 2022
  • Friday 27th May 2022
  • Friday 22nd July 2022 – Additional Bank Holiday (Platinum Jubilee of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II)
  • Monday 25th July 2022


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 2021-2022. In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further five School Training/Professional Development Days.

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