Term Dates



TermPupils Start:Last Day for Pupils:
Autumn 2019 - first half termTuesday 3rd SeptemberFriday 25th October
Autumn 2019 - second half termMonday 4th NovemberFriday 20th December at 2:30pm
Spring 2020 - first half termTuesday 7th JanuaryFriday 14th February
Spring 2020 - second half termMonday 24th FebruaryFriday 3rd April at 2:30pm
Summer 2020 - first half termTuesday 21st AprilFriday 22nd May
Summer 2020 - second half termTuesday 2nd JuneFriday 17th July at 2:30pm

2019-2020 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

Please note that in 2020 the early May bank holiday is a Friday!

  • Monday 2nd September 2019
  • Monday 6th January 2020
  • Monday 20th April 2020
  • Friday 8th May 2020 – Early May Bank Holiday VE Day
  • Monday 1st June 2020
  • Monday 20th July 2020

Click here to download the 2019-2020 Term Dates Letter as a .pdf 


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 2020-2021.  In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further 5 School Training/Professional Development Days.

Autumn 2020- first half termMonday 7th SeptemberFriday 23rd October
Autumn 2020 - second half termMonday 2nd NovemberFriday 18th December
Spring 2021 - first half termMonday 4th JanuaryFriday 12th February
Spring 2021 - second half termMonday 22nd FebruaryFriday 26th March
Summer 2021 - first half termMonday 12th AprilFriday 28th May
Summer 2021 - second half termMonday 7th JuneMonday 26th July

Details of the five staff training days for 2020-2021 will be published here once they have been set.  Fishergate School will also be closed on Monday 3rd May 2021 for the May Day bank holiday.

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