Autumn Term 2023
INSET Day: Monday 04 September
Term Starts: Tues 05 September
INSET Day: Fri 27th October
Half Term: Mon 30 October to Fri 3 November
Term Ends: Fri 22 December
Spring Term 2024
INSET Day: Mon 08 January
Term Starts: Tues 09 January
Half Term: Mon 12 February to Fri 16 February
Term Ends: Friday 22 March
Summer Term 2024
Term Starts: Mon 08 April
(May Day: Mon 06 May)
Half Term: Mon 27 May to Fri 31 May
INSET Day: Mon 03 June
Term Ends: Fri 19 July
INSET Day: Mon 22 July
Autumn Term 2024
Term Starts: Mon 02 September
Half Term: Mon 28 October to Fri 1 November
Term Ends: Fri 20 December
Spring Term 2025
Term Starts: Mon 6 January
Half Term : Mon 17 February to Fri 21 February
Term Ends: Fri 11 April
Summer Term 2025
Term Starts: Mon 28 April
Half Term: Mon 26 May to Fri 30 May
Term Ends: Mon 21 July
When setting term and holiday dates, Solihull Local Authority take the following factors into consideration:
A school year must be 195 days with 190 teaching.
Solihull schools set their own 5 training days.
The school year should start as close to the 01 September as possible.
The teaching week at the start or end of terms of not less than 3 school days.
The teaching week to start on Monday and finish on Friday if possible.
Christmas Break of 2 weeks.
Spring Break to include Easter Bank Holiday weekend and encompass 3 weekends.
Equalise as far as possible teaching periods.
Match as closely as possible neighbouring authorities, main exceptions are often September start or matching half terms to meet the needs of non-Christian holy days.