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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.

Additional INSETs may be booked in.

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 

Last day

Thursday 19 December 2019

Spring term 2020


First day

Monday 6 January 2020

CPD day 4   Monday 6th Jan


Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February

Last day

Friday 3 April  

CPD day 5    Friday 3rd April 

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

Friday 17th July 2020– end of term