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School term and holiday dates

Term and holiday schedule for the academic year 2013 until 2014:

Autumn 2013 Spring 2014 Summer 2014

2 September - 18 October

(35 days)

6 January - 14 February

(30 days)

22 April - 23 May (23 days)

Half term

21-25 October

Half term

17-21 February

Bank holiday - 5 May

Half term

26-30 May

28 October - 19 December

(39 days)

 24 February - 4 April

(30 days)

2 June - 23 July (38 days)
Christmas holiday 20 December - 3 January Easter holiday 7 April - 21 April Summer holiday 24 July - 29 August
Return to school: Monday 1 September 2014

Individual school holiday and term dates

2013 -2014 individual school holiday and term dates will be uploaded shortly.

Standardised school year

Cheshire West and Chester Council recently consulted on adopting a standardised school year for its community and voluntary controlled schools. View the outcome of the consultation and the decision taken at Executive (4 July 2012): 

Executive took the decision to adopt a standardised school year and this will be implemented from September 2013. The Authority will also be encouraging foundation, voluntary aided and academy schools to follow the same dates, in the interests of consistency and forward planning for parents/carers across West Cheshire.

The principles of the standardised school year are as follows:

Further information