Term Dates


TermPupils Start:Last Day for Pupils:
Autumn 2018 - first half termWednesday 5th SeptemberFriday 26th October
Autumn 2018 - second half termMonday 5th NovemberFriday 21st December at 2:30pm
Spring 2019 - first half termTuesday 8th JanuaryFriday 22nd February
Spring 2019 - second half termMonday 4th MarchFriday 12th April at 2:30pm
Summer 2019 - first half termMonday 29th AprilFriday 24th May
Summer 2019 - second half termTuesday 4th JuneFriday 19th July at 2:30pm

2018-2019 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 3rd September 2018
  • Tuesday 4th September 2018
  • Monday 7th January 2019
  • Monday 6th May – May Day Bank Holiday
  • Monday 3rd June 2019
  • Monday 22th July 2019

Click here to download the 2018-2019 Term Dates Letter

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


The following are the recommended term dates provided by City of York Council for schools in the City of York area for the academic year 2019-2020.  In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further 5 School Training/Professional Development Days.

Autumn 2019 - first half termMonday 2nd SeptemberFriday 25th October
Autumn 2019 - second half termMonday 4th NovemberFriday 20th December
Spring 2020 - first half termMonday 6th 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 JuneMonday 20th July