Term Dates & Times

The School Day

Early Years

Parents and carers can bring their child to the Early Years classroom between 8:40 and 8:50am. Parents and carers collect their child at the end of the day from the Early Years door at 3:15pm.

Key Stage One and Two

Children enter school at the start of the day through their cloakroom doors. Doors will be open from 8.40am. Please note that school starts at 8.50am. The gate at the front of school will be locked at 9.00am for safeguarding reasons. Children arriving after this time should enter school via the office.

Key Stage One (Years 1 & 2) parents and carers collect their child from their classroom door at 3.15pm.

Key Stage Two (Years 3, 4, 5 & 6) make their way to the front of school to be collected.

Term Dates

Please note that the school will open and close at the usual times for all term sessions as detailed in the school prospectus and your child’s planner – for clarification: the school day begins at 08.50 each morning and ends at 15.15 each afternoon.

Term Dates 2018-2019

TermSchool OpensSchool Closes
Autumn 2018 - first half termWednesday 5th SeptemberThursday 25th October
Autumn 2018 - second half termMonday 5th NovemberFriday 21st December
Spring 2019 - first half termMonday 7th JanuaryThursday 21st February
Spring 2019 - second half termMonday 4th MarchFriday 12th April
Summer 2019 - first half termMonday 29th AprilFriday 24th May
Summer 2019 - second half termMonday 3rd JuneFriday 19th July

2018-2019 Teacher Training Days and Bank Holidays

  • Monday 3 & Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Friday 26 October 2018
  • Friday 22 February 2019
  • 6th May 2019 *School closed* Bank Holiday Monday
  • Monday 22 July 2019

Click here to download the 2018-2019 term dates as a .pdf

REQUEST FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE

WHAT THE LAW SAYS:

Schools are regularly audited to ensure that they are following government guidelines and policies. Schools are not permitted to authorise any requests for leave of absence in term time unless it is for exceptional circumstances. The following reasons are NOT valid:

  • The availability of cheap holidays or accommodation;
  • The weather at a particular time of year;
  • The holiday happens to overlap the start or end of a school term – this is particularly disruptive to your child’s education at the start of the school year in September.

Absence Request Form

Term Dates 2019-2020

TermStarts:Finishes:
Autumn 2019 - first half termTuesday 3rd SeptemberThursday 24th October
Autumn 2019 - second half termMonday 4th NovemberFriday 20th December
Spring 2020 - first half termTuesday 7th JanuaryFriday 14th February
Spring 2020 - second half termMonday 24th FebruaryFriday 3rd April
Summer 2020 - first half termMonday 20th AprilFriday 22nd May
Summer 2020 - second half termMonday 1st JuneFriday 17th July

2019-2020 Teacher Training Days and Bank Holidays

  • Monday 2 September 2019
  • Friday 25 October 2019
  • Monday 6 January 2020
  • 4 May 2020 *School Closed* Bank Holiday Monday
  • Friday 19 June 2020
  • Monday 20 July 2020

Click here to download the 2019-2020 term dates as a pdf

 

Information about the term dates for all City of York maintained schools can be found on the City of York Council website.