School term & holiday dates

Here you will find information on all term dates and school closures for Northumberland.

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School term dates and holidays

The following documents provide information regarding planned teacher training days and closures.

Please note teacher training days are subject to change and are updated regularly.  If the relevant school is not listed, please check the individual school's website.

School closures – teacher training days (special schools)

School closures – teacher training days

Welcome to the school holiday term dates page. Here you will find information on school dates for holidays, teacher training days and unplanned school closures.

Northumberland school holiday and term dates 2023/2024
Please note, some schools have allocated their own term dates.
You should also check your school's website.

Holiday or occasion of closure Date on which school will close Date on which school will reopen
Summer 2023 Friday 21 July 2023 Monday 4 September 2023
October half term 2023 Friday 27 October 2023 Monday 6 November 2023
Christmas/New year 2023/2024 Friday 22 December 2023 Monday 8 January 2024
Spring half term 2024 Friday 16 February 2024 Monday 26 February 2024
Easter 2024 Thursday 28 March 2024 Monday 15 April 2024
Summer half term 2024 Friday 24 May 2024 Monday 3 June 2024
Summer 2024 Friday 19 July 2024 Monday 2 September 2024

NB:  Please contact your child's school directly for teacher training days.

View the links below to download PDF versions of the school term dates.
If an authorised absence request is granted, it will be the headteacher's responsibility to determine the length of time a child is absent.

Authorised absence is unlikely to be granted for family holidays.
Parents/carers can be fined for taking a child on holiday during term time without consent.

Further information regarding term-time absence can be found here.

Should we be informed of any of schools closed due to weather, building problems or other local reasons they will appear below.

Schools affected by Industrial action:

Unplanned school closures will appear in the doument below: 

Please also follow our alert social media channels for information on unplanned school closures when the school has informed us of a problem.

We also recommend that you also check with the individual school via their website, Social media pages and parent mail.

Details of school closures are also given on: