Term Dates 2021
Spring Term 2021
INSET: Mon 04 Jan
Term Starts: Tues 05 Jan
Half Term: Mon 15 Feb to Fri 19 Feb
Term Ends: Thurs 01 April
Summer Term 2021
Term Starts: Mon 19 April
May Day: Mon 03 May
INSET Day: Fri 28 May
Half Term: Mon 31 May to Fri 04 June
Term Ends: Wed 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.