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Term dates

2021/22

2022/23

2023/24

Voluntary aided (church) schools may adopt different term dates to those set by the Council.  Visit our voluntary aided school term dates page for more information  

If you have any enquiries regarding these dates, please contact the school direct.

Community school term dates for 2021/22

Term dates for community schools in Gateshead starting in September 2021.

Autumn term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 6 September 202125 to 29 October 2021Friday 17 December 2021

Spring term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Tuesday 4 January 202221 to 25 February 2022Friday 8 April 2022

Summer term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 25 April 202230 May to 3 June 2022 (bank holiday 2 and 3 June due to additional bank holiday for the Queen's Jubilee)Friday 22 July 2022

All dates are inclusive.

In addition to the above dates, schools will be closed to pupils on Monday 2 May 2022 (Bank Holiday) and on 1 July 2022 due to the additional bank holiday for the Queen's Jubilee falling during the May half term.

Two days within the above terms are to be used for professional development for staff. These dates are to be determined and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

In addition, one occasional day within the Summer Term 2022 is to be utilised for the purpose of closure for possible election purposes, this day to be used near the end of the summer term and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

The start of the Autumn Term 2022 is proposed as Monday 5 September 2022.

Community school term dates for 2022/23

Term dates for community schools in Gateshead starting in September 2022.

Autumn term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 5 September 202224 to 28 October 2022Friday 23 December 2022

Spring term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 9 January 202320 to 24 February 2023Friday 31 March 2023

Summer term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 17 April 202329 May to 2 June 2023 (bank holiday 29 May)Friday 21 July 2023

All dates are inclusive.

In addition to the above dates, schools will be closed to pupils on Monday 1 May 2023 (Bank Holiday).

Three days within the above terms are to be used for professional development for staff. These dates are to be determined and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

In addition, one occasional day within the Summer Term 2023 is to be utilised for the purpose of closure for possible election purposes, this day to be used near the end of the summer term and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

The start of the Autumn Term 2023 is proposed as Monday 4 September 2023.

Community school term dates for 2023/24

Term dates for community schools in Gateshead starting in September 2023. 

Autumn term

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 4 September 202330 October to 03 November 2023Friday 22 December 2023

 

Spring term

 

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 8 January 202419 to 23 February 2024Thursday 28 March 2024

 

Summer term

 

Start of termHalf termLast day of term
Monday 15 April 2024

27 to 31 May 2024 (bank holiday 27 May)

Friday 19 July 2024


Please note the return date is Monday 2 September 2024.All dates are inclusive.

In addition to the above dates, schools will be closed to pupils on Monday 6 May 2024 (Bank Holiday).

Two days within the above terms are to be used for professional development for staff. These dates are to be determined and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

In addition, one occasional day within the Summer Term 2024 is to be utilised for the purpose of closure for possible election purposes, this day to be used near the end of the summer term and agreed by individual school governing bodies.

The start of the Autumn Term 2024 is proposed as Monday 2 September 2024.

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Dryden Centre
Evistones Road
Low Fell
Gateshead
NE9 5UR

0191 433 2757 / 0191 433 2756 / 0191 433 2109

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