Warwickshire County Council Term Dates
Please check the school online calendar by clicking on the top right of the page for school dates.
|Autumn term 2021|
Thursday 2nd September 2021 (which is a Teacher Training Day)
Friday 3rd September 2021 (which is a Teacher Training Day)
|Starts||Monday 6th September 2021 - school open for students|
|School Closed||Monday 18th October 2021 (which is a Teacher Training Day)|
|Half term||Monday 25th October 2021 to Friday 29 October 2021|
|Ends||Friday 17th December 2021|
|Christmas holiday||Monday 20th December 2021 to Monday 3rd January 2022|
|Spring term 2022|
|School Closed||Tuesday 4th January 2022 (which is a Teacher Training Day)|
|Starts||Wednesday 5th January - school open for students|
|School closed||Friday 18th February 2021 (which is a Teacher Training Day)|
|Half term||Monday 21st February 2022 to Friday 25th February 2022|
|Ends||Friday 8th April 2022|
|Spring (Easter) holiday||Monday 11th April 2022 to Friday 22nd April 2022|
|Summer term 2022|
Monday 25th April 2022
Monday 30th May 2022 to Friday 3rd June 2022
Friday 22nd July 2022
|Summer holiday begins||Monday 25th July 2022|
Taking holiday from school during term time
It is important to talk to the Head teacher or class teacher before a decision to take leave is made.
The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended by Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2013 no longer permit Head Teachers to authorise leave for holidays;
Head Teachers may grant leave of absence in exceptional circumstances;
When considering exceptional term time leave requests, the following factors may help to reach a decision:
- Time of the academic year when the leave has been requested
- Duration of the absence – number of school days being missed
- The child’s current attendance and punctuality rate
- Exceptional Term time leave requested/taken in previous academic years for a similar purpose
- Whether parent/carers have considered limiting the amount of time the child would be absent from school e.g. wrapping around school holiday
- Have alternative care arrangements been considered by the parent/carer to limit the time away from school
- Impact on any interventions, assessments or referrals being undertaken with the child or family e.g. family support, social care assessments, CAMHS, SEN
- The impact that the absence will have on the child.
- Whether it falls within any key stage national tests or exams;
If the exceptional circumstances are agreed, the Head Teacher will determine the length of the absence authorised;
Parents may be breaking the law if their children take leave without permission;
School can only consider applications for leave of absence which are made by the resident parent i.e. the parent with whom the child normally resides;
Taking time off school for religious reasons
Talk to school the head teacher or class teacher when you join a school community about your family’s beliefs and their potential impact on your child’s school attendance.
Give as much notice as possible of any likely absence and the reasons for it.
Schools must treat absence as authorised when it is due to religious observance. The day must be exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which the parents belong. Where necessary, schools should seek advice from parents’ religious body about whether it has set the day apart for religious observance.