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The Downley School

“Learning, Growing and Succeeding Together”

Term and Holiday Dates

Please note we will no longer be closing the school early on the last day of term. Children will remain for the normal school hours.

YEAR 2018/2019: 

  Open on morning of: Close on afternoon of:
Autumn Term Friday 07 September 
Monday 29 October 
Friday 19 October
Wednesday 19 December
Spring Term Thursday 03 January  
Monday 25 February
Friday 15 February
Friday 05 April
Summer Term  Wednesday 24 April 
Tuesday 4th June  
Friday 24 May
Wednesday 24 July

In addition, please note that the school will be closed to pupils for staff training days on:

Wednesday 05 September 2018, Thursday 06 September 2018, Wednesday 02 January 2019, Tuesday 23 April 2019 and Monday 3rd June 2019.  School will also be closed on Monday 06 May 2019 for the May Bank Holiday.

Requests for Leave of Absence during term time:

Parents/carers are advised that requests for holiday during term time will not be authorised, except in the most exceptional and extenuating circumstances. All requests must be submitted in advance to the school office on the correct forms. Supporting evidence of exams etc should be stapled to application. If the form is not completed or the application is marked as unauthorised this will be entered onto the school records. It is important that your children attend school everyday and on time as this impacts on their learning.

YEAR 2019/2020: 

  Open on morning of: Close on afternoon of:
Autumn Term Wednesday 04 September 
Monday 04 November 
Friday 25 October
Thursday 19 December
Spring Term Tuesday 07 January  
Monday 24 February
Friday 14 February
Friday 03 April
Summer Term  Monday 20 April 
Monday 01 June  
Friday 22 May
Tuesday 21 July

In addition, please note that the school will be closed to pupils for staff training days on:

Monday 02 September 2019, Tuesday 03 September 2019, Monday 06 January 2020 and two other days to be advised.  School will also be closed on Monday 04 May 2020 for the May Bank Holiday.

Requests for Leave of Absence during term time:

Parents/carers are advised that requests for holiday during term time will not be authorised, except in the most exceptional and extenuating circumstances. All requests must be submitted in advance to the school office on the correct forms. Supporting evidence of exams etc should be stapled to application. If the form is not completed or the application is marked as unauthorised this will be entered onto the school records. It is important that your children attend school everyday and on time as this impacts on their learning.