Term Dates

Every lesson counts. Every interaction matters. Every day is vital.Dunnington CE Primary Attendance and Puctuality Policy

Our full policy for Attendance and Punctuality can be found on our Policies Page. We also produce a list of the important dates for your diary on a termly basis, which you can find here.


Click here for the 2018-2019 Dunnington CEP term and holiday dates as a .pdf

TermSchool re-opens to pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2018 - first half termWednesday 5th SeptemberThursday 25th October
Autumn 2018 - second half termMonday 5th NovemberFriday 21st December
Spring 2019 - first half termMonday 7th JanuaryThursday 21st February
Spring 2019 - second half termMonday 4th MarchFriday 12th April
Summer 2019 - first half termMonday 29th AprilFriday 24th May
Summer 2019 - second half termMonday 3rd JuneFriday 19th July

2018-2019 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 3rd September 2018
  • Tuesday 4th September 2018
  • Friday 26th October 2018
  • Friday 22nd February 2019
  • Monday 6th May 2019 – Bank Holiday Monday
  • Monday 22nd July 2019

Staff training dates may be subject to change, subject to any new requirements or regulations which may be issued by the DfE or local education authority. You will be given as much notice as possible of any changes to the training days.


Click here for the 2019-2020 Dunnington CEP term and holiday dates as a .pdf

TermSchool re-opens to pupilsLast day for pupils
Autumn 2019 - first half termWednesday 4th SeptemberFriday 25th October
Autumn 2019 - second half termMonday 4th NovemberFriday 20th December
Spring 2020 - first half termTuesday 7th JanuaryFriday 14th February
Spring 2020 - second half termMonday 24th FebruaryThursday 2nd April
Summer 2020 - first half termMonday 20th AprilFriday 22nd May
Summer 2020 - second half termMonday 1st JuneFriday 17th July

2019-2020 Training Days and Bank Holiday Closures

  • Monday 2nd September 2019
  • Tuesday 3rd September 2019
  • Monday 6th January 2020
  • Friday 3rd April 2020
  • Friday 8th May 2020 – Early May Bank Holiday VE Day
  • Monday 20th July 2020


The following are the recommended term dates provided by City of York Council for schools in the City of York area for the academic year 2020-2021.  In addition, all schools will also be closed to pupils for a further 5 School Training/Professional Development Days.

Autumn 2020 - first half termMonday 7th SeptemberFriday 23rd October
Autumn 2020 - second half termMonday 2nd NovemberFriday 18th December
Spring 2021 - first half termMonday 4th JanuaryFriday 12th February
Spring 2021 - second half termMonday 22nd FebruaryFriday 26th March
Summer 2021 - first half termMonday 12th AprilFriday 28th May
Summer 2021 - second half termMonday 7th JuneMonday 26th July

For information from City of York council about term, holiday and closure dates for all York schools, please click here.