Please visit the Durham County Council website to view or download the school holidays dates for this academic year and next year for all community schools, special schools and voluntary controlled schools. Please note that voluntary aided (church) schools, foundation schools and academies may have set different dates and you should check with the school or academy to confirm their arrangements or view the PDF for schools not following the standard term and holiday dates.
Holiday Closing Date Re-open
Spring Half Term 2019 Friday 15th February Tuesday 26th February
Inset Day - Staff Training Monday 25th February Tuesday 26th February
Easter Friday 5th April Tuesday 23rd April
May Day Friday 3rd May Tuesday 7th May
Summer Half Term Friday 24th May Monday 3rd June
Summer Friday 19th July Wednesday 4th September
Autumn Half Term Wednesday 23rd October Monday 4th November
Christmas Friday 20th December
School Holidays During Term Time
The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time and these new regulations come into effect from September 2013.
Head teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday.
Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.
Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Headteacher.
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