Term Dates

Don’t forget, you can also find out what is happening in school on our website calendar!

2023-2024 Term and Holiday 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 and include the planned training days for 2023-2024.

Click here to download the Term Dates 2023-2024 as a one-page .pdf

TermSchool opens for pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2023 - 1st half termWednesday 6th September 2023Friday 27th October 2023
Autumn 2023 - 2nd half termMonday 6th November 2023Friday 22nd 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
  • Tuesday 5th September 2023
  • Monday 8th January 2024
  • Monday 6th May 2024 – Early May Bank Holiday
  • Friday 24th May 2024
  • Monday 22nd July 2024

All schools are required to close to pupils for five training/professional development days in the year. Staff training dates may be subject to change, subject to any new requirements or regulations which may be issued by the DfE or local education authority. You will be given as much notice as possible of any changes to the training days.

Term & Holiday Dates 2024-2025

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 2024-2025. In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further five staff training/professional development days and we will publish our 2024-25 training days on the website once they are available.

TermTerm StartsTerms Ends
Autumn 2024 - 1st half termMonday 2nd September 2024Friday 25th October 2024
Autumn 2024 - 2nd half termMonday 4th November 2024Friday 20th December 2024
Spring 2025 - 1st half termMonday 6th January 2025Friday 14th February 2025
Spring 2025 - 2nd half termMonday 24th February 2025Friday 4th April 2025
Summer 2025 - 1st half termMonday 22nd April 2025Friday 23rd May 2025
Please note the Bank Holiday on Monday 5th May 2025
Summer 2025 - 2nd half termMonday 2nd June 2025Tuesday 22nd July 2025

You can also access information about term and holiday dates for all maintained schools in York on the City of York Council website.