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 2021 to 2022
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 1 September 2021||Friday 22 October 2021|
|Autumn half term||Monday 25 October 2021||Friday 29 October 2021|
|Autumn, term 2||Monday 1 November 2021||Friday 17 December 2021|
|Winter holiday (Christmas)||Monday 20 December 2021||Monday 3 January 2022|
|Spring, term 3||Tuesday 4 January 2022||Friday 11 February 2022|
|Spring half term||Monday 14 February 2022||Friday 18 February 2022|
|Spring, term 4||Monday 21 February 2022||Friday 1 April 2022|
|Spring holiday (Easter)||Monday 4 April 2022||Monday 18 April 2022|
|Summer, term 5||Tuesday 19 April 2022||Friday 27 May 2022|
|May Day Bank Holiday||Monday 2 May 2022||Monday 2 May 2022|
|Summer half term||Monday 30 May 2022||Friday 3 June 2022|
|Summer, term 6||Monday 6 June 2022||Friday 22 July 2022|
|Summer holiday||Monday 25 July 2022||Wednesday 31 August 2022|
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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