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||Wednesday 2 September 2020||Friday 18 December 2020|
|Autumn half term||Monday 26 October 2020||Friday 30 October 2020|
|Spring term||Monday 4 January 2021||Friday 26 March 2021|
|Spring half term||Monday 15 February 2021||Friday 19 February 2021|
|Summer term||Monday 12 April 2021||Wednesday 21 July 2021|
|Summer half term||Monday 31 May 2021||Friday 4 June 2021 and May Bank Holiday, 3 May 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.
You can find UK bank holidays dates on GOV.UK.