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Term Dates

Children need to attend to achieve.

Our expectation is that every pupil at Hope has attendance of 97% and above. When a pupil’s attendance reaches 98% it is outstanding!

Please find below the term dates for the coming year to enable you to plan any holidays, appointments, etc out of school time.

These dates are to be confirmed.  Additional INSETs may be booked in.

Autumn Term 2018

Monday 3rd September – Friday 19th October 

INSET – 3rd September

INSET – 4th September

INSET- 28th September 

Half term Monday 22nd October – Friday 26th October

INSET – 29th October

Monday 29th October –Friday  21st  December 2018


Spring term 2019

Monday 7th January – Friday 15th February 2019

INSET on 25th February 

Children return to school on the 7th January

Half term Monday 18th February – Friday 22nd  February 2019

Monday 25th February –  Friday 5th April 2019 

Summer term 2019

Tuesday 23rd  April – Friday 24th  May (excl public holiday 6th  May) 

INSET – Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Half term Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2019

INSET Monday 3rd June 2019 

Monday 3rd June –Tuesday 23rd July 2019


Hope Community School dates for the academic year 2019 to 2020

Autumn term 2019


First day

Monday 2 September 2019.

Staff training days Mon 2nd and Tue 3rd September

Pupils start on Wednesday 4th September


Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October 2019

CPD day 3 Friday 19th October to be confirmed.

Last day

Thursday 19 December 2019

 Spring term 2020


First day

Monday 6 January 2020

CPD day 4   Monday 6th Jan to be confirmed


Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February

Last day

Friday 3 April  

CPD day 5    Friday 3rd April to be confirmed

 Summer term


First day

Monday 20 April

Bank holiday

Friday 8th May 2020 ( to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day )


Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May CPD day 6 Mon 1st June tbc

Last day

Tuesday 21st July 2020– end of term