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Smithdon High School

The School Day and Term Dates

 

The School Day 

*The school day starts with tutor time/assembly at 08:30 - all students are expected to be in school by 08:25 and in their tutor rooms by 08:30.


The day is split into five lessons with a morning break and lunchtime. 

Tutor Time 8:30 
Lesson 1 9.00
Lesson 2 10.00
Break 11.00
Lesson 3 11.20
Lunch 12.20
Lesson 4 1.00
Lesson 5 2.00
After School Activities Commence 3.00

Total Compulsory Time Pupils Spend in School per Week is 32hrs and 30mins

Here is the latest information on the term dates for the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms.

Term and holiday dates are listed below.

Please note: All terms dates have been set and agreed by WNAT and may differ slightly from those published by NCC. 

Term Dates 2023-2024

 

First Day of Term

Last Day of Term

Autumn 1st Half Term

Wednesday 6 September 2023
Year 7 only
Thursday 7 September 2023
Year 7 and Year 11 only
Friday 8 September 2023
All year groups return to school

Thursday 19th October 2023

Autumn 2nd Half Term

Monday 30th October 2023

Wednesday 20th December 2023

Spring 1st Half Term

Thursday 4th January 2024

Friday 16th February 2024

Spring 2nd Half Term

Monday 26th February 2024

Thursday 28th March 2024

Summer 1st Half Term

Monday 15th April 2024

Friday 24th May 2024

Summer 2nd Half Term

Monday 3rd June 2024

Friday 19th July 2024

School Holiday 2023 - 2024

 

First Day of the Holiday

Last Day of the Holiday

Autumn Half Term Holiday

Friday 20th October 2023

Friday 27th October 2023

Christmas Holiday

Thursday 21st December 2023

Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Spring Half Term Holiday

Monday 19th February 2024

Friday 23rd February 2024

Easter Holiday

Friday 29th March 2024

Friday 12th April 2024

Summer Half Term Holiday

Monday 27th May 2024

Friday 31st May 2024

First day of Summer Leave

Monday 22nd July 2024

 

Training Days/Bank Holidays

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September 2023
Friday 20th October 2023
Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Bank Holiday - Monday 6th May 2024

Term Dates 2024 - 2025

 

First Day of Term 

Last Day of Term 

Autumn 1st Half Term

Wednesday 4 September 2024 Year 7 only
Thursday 5 September 2024 Year 7 and Year 11 only
Friday 6 September 2024
All year groups return to school 

Thursday 24th October 2024

Autumn 2nd Half Term

Monday 4th November 2024

Friday 20th December 2024

Spring 1st Half Term

Tuesday 7th January 2025

Friday 14th February 2025

Spring 2nd Half Term

Monday 24th February 2025

Friday 4th April 2025

Summer 1st Half Term

Wednesday 23rd April 2025

Friday 23rd May 2025

Summer 2nd Half Term

Monday 2nd June 2025

Tuesday 22nd July 2025


School Holidays 2024- 2025

 

First Day of the Holiday

Last Day of the Holiday

Autumn Half Term Holiday

Monday 28th October 2024

Friday 1st November 2024

Christmas Holiday

Monday 23rd December 

Friday 3rd January 2025

Spring Half Term Holiday

Monday 17th February 2025

Friday 21st February 2025

Easter Holiday

Monday 7th April 2025

Tuesday 22nd April 2025

Summer Half Term Holiday

Monday 26th May 2025

Friday 30th May 2025

First day of Summer Leave

Wednesday 23rd July 2025

 

Training Days

Monday 2 September and Tuesday 3 September 2024
Friday 25 October 2024 
Monday 6 January 2025

Bank Holiday

5th May 2025

Term Dates 2025 - 2026

 

First Day of Term

Last Day of Term

Autumn 1st Half Term

Wednesday 3rd September 2025

Thursday 23rd October 2025

Autumn 2nd Half Term

Monday 3rd November 2025

Friday 19th December 2025

Spring 1st Half Term

Tuesday 6th January 2026

Friday 13th February 2026

Spring 2nd Half Term

Monday 23rd February 2026

Friday 27th March 2026

Summer 1st Half Term

Monday 13th April 2026

Friday 22nd May 2026

Summer 2nd Half Term

Monday 1st June 2026 

Friday 17th July 2026

School Holidays 2025- 2026

 

First Day of the Holiday

Last Day of the Holiday

Autumn Half Term 

Friday 24th October 2025

Friday 31st October 

Christmas Holiday

Monday 22nd December 2025

Monday 5th January 2026

Spring Half Term 

Monday 16th February 2026

Friday 20th February 2026

Easter Holiday

Monday 30th March 2026

Friday 10th April 2026

Summer Half Term 

Monday 25th May 2026

Friday 29th May 2026

First day of Summer
Leave

Monday 20th July 2026

 

Training Days

Monday 1 September 2025
Tuesday 2 September 2025
Friday 24 October 2025
Monday 5 January 2026
Monday 20 July 2026 (Disaggregated Trg Day)

Bank Holiday

Monday 4th May 2026