School term and holiday dates

Find term and holiday dates for schools in Suffolk, including dates for the next school year.

Autumn term

Starts

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Half term

Monday 26 October 2020 to Friday 30 October 2020

Ends

Friday 18 December 2020

Christmas holiday

Saturday 19 December 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021

 

Spring term

Starts

Monday 4 January 2021

Half term

Monday 15 February 2021 to Friday 19 February 2021

Ends

Friday 26 March 2021

Spring (Easter) holiday

Saturday 27 March 2021 to Sunday 11 April 2021 (includes Bank Holidays)

 

Summer term

Starts Monday 12 April 2021
Half term Monday 31 May 2021 (May Bank Holiday) to Friday 4 June 2021
Ends Tuesday 20 July 2021
Summer holiday Wednesday 21 July 2021 to Tuesday 31 August 2021

Please note: Most schools in Suffolk follow these dates. You can check with your child's school to confirm. 

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

All schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days.

Tuesday 1 September 2020, Wednesday 2 September 2020, Monday 2 November 2020, Monday 4 January 2021 and Friday 12 February 2021 are Suffolk County Council's recommended PD days.

Contact your school for details of the dates.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates.

Download the school term dates calendar for 2021 to 2022 (PDF, 136KB).

Autumn term

Starts Wednesday 1 September 2021
Half term Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 29 October 2021
Ends Friday 17 December 2021
Christmas holiday Monday 20 December 2021 to Monday 3 January 2022

 

Spring term

Starts Tuesday 4 January 2022
Half term Monday 21 February 2022 to Friday 25 February 2022
Ends Friday 8 April 2022
Spring (Easter) holiday Monday 11 April 2020 to Friday 22 April 2022

 

Summer term

Starts Monday 25 April 2022
Half term Monday 30 May 2022  to Friday 3 June 2022
Ends Thursday 21 July 2022
Summer holiday Friday 22 July 2022 to Wednesday 31 August 2022

 

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

All maintained schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days. Suffolk County Council recommends the following dates as PD days for maintained schools:

Wednesday 1 September 2021

Friday 22 October 2021

Tuesday 4 January 2022

Monday 28 February 2022

Friday 8 April 2022.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates.

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