Schools and colleges are open full time.
Your child’s school or college will update you on their plans this autumn term. See staying well: children and families for more information and support available from local organisations.
School terms and holidays
Academic year 2020 to 2021
These dates are for community and voluntary controlled schools in Essex.
Term dates for foundation and voluntary-aided schools and academies may be different. Check with your child's school for their term dates.
|Autumn, term 1||Wednesday 2 September 2020||Friday 23 October 2020|
|Autumn half term||Monday 26 October 2020||Friday 30 October 2020|
|Autumn, term 2||Monday 2 November 2020||Friday 18 December 2020|
|Winter holiday (Christmas)||Monday 21 December 2020||Friday 1 January 2021|
|Spring, term 3||Monday 4 January 2021||Friday 12 February 2021|
|Spring half term||Monday 15 February 2021||Friday 19 February 2021|
|Spring, term 4||Monday 22 February 2021||Friday 26 March 2021|
|Spring holiday (Easter)||Monday 29 March 2021||Friday 9 April 2021|
|Summer, term 5||Monday 12 April 2021||Friday 28 May 2021|
|May Day Bank Holiday||Monday 3 May 2021||Monday 3 May 2021|
|Summer half term||Monday 31 May 2021||Friday 4 June 2021|
|Summer, term 6||Monday 7 June 2021||Wednesday 21 July 2021|
|Summer holiday||Thursday 22 July 2021||Tuesday 31 August 2021|
There are 195 school days in a year.
Schools also have 5 days out of the academic year for staff training. Contact your child’s school to find out when they will be.
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