London Borough of Barnet

Term and holiday dates

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Barnet School Term and holiday dates

Schools must open for 195 days each year. They are open to pupils for 190 days and provide training to staff on the other five days.  The staff training dates are different for each school.

The following term dates apply to all Community schools in Barnet. Voluntary Aided schools, Academies and Foundation schools are able to choose their own dates but many follow the same dates. 

Term dates 2014/2015

Autumn term 2014 (72 days)
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term      Thursday 4 September - Friday 24 October 37
Half term Monday 27 October - Friday 31 October  
Second term
Monday 3 November - Friday 19 December 35

Spring term 2015 (55 days)

Term
Dates
Number of days
First term Monday 5 January - Friday 13 February 30 
Half term      Monday 16 February - Friday 20 February  
Second term

Monday 23 February - Friday 27 March

25
Summer term 2015 (68 days)
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term       Monday 13 April - Friday 22 May                 29 
May Day
Monday 4 May
 
Half term

Monday 25 May - Friday 29 May
(Spring Bank holiday 25 May)

 

Second term

Monday 1 June - Thursday 23 July  

39 

Term dates 2015 - 2016

The law about term dates changes from September 2015 which means that all schools can choose their own term dates as long as they are open for 195 days. They must be open to pupils for 190 days and provide training to staff on the other five days.  The council has recommended that schools in Barnet open on the dates below, but check with the school to confirm.

Autumn term 2015 (74 days)  
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term Tuesday 1 September – Friday 23 October 39
Half term Monday 26 October  – Friday 30 October  
Second term
Monday 2 November  – Friday 18 December    35
Spring term 2016 (58 days)
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term Monday 4 January – Friday 12 February 30
Half term Monday 15 February  – Friday 19 February  
Second term Monday 22 February  – Friday 1 April  28
  (NB Easter bank holiday w/e Friday 25 March – Monday 28 March 2016)  
Summer term 2016 (63 days)
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term Monday 18 April  – Friday 27 May 29
Half term Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June  
  (Spring bank holiday Monday 30 May)  
Second term Monday 6 June – Thursday 21 July 34

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