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
 

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 2015 – Friday 23 October 2015 39
Half term Monday 26 October 2015 – Friday 30 October 2015  
Second term
Monday 2 November 2015 – Friday 18 December 2015   35
Spring term 2016 (58 days)
Term
Dates
Number of days
First term Monday 4 January 2016 – Friday 12 February 2016  30
Half term  Monday 15 February 2016 – Friday 19 February 2016  
Second term
Monday 22 February 2016 – Friday 1 April 2016 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 2016 – Friday 27 May 2016 29
Half term Monday 30 May 2016 – Friday 3 June 2016  
  (Spring bank holiday Monday 30 May)  
Second term
Monday 6 June 2016 – Thursday 21 July 2016 34

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