St Wilfrid’s School holidays for the Academic Year 2017-2018:
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St Wilfrid’s School holidays for the Academic Year 2018-2019
|Holiday||Closing date||Re-open Date|
|Summer 2018||Thursday 19th July 2018||Monday 3rd September|
|Autumn Half Term||Friday 19th October 2018||Monday 29th October 2018|
|Christmas 2018||Thursday 20th December||Monday 7th January|
|Spring Half Term 2019||Friday 15th February 2019||Monday 25th February 2019|
|Easter 2019||Friday 5th April 2019||Tuesday 23rd April 2019|
|May Day Bank Holiday||Friday 3rd May 2019||Tuesday 7th May 2019|
|Summer Half Term 2019||Friday 24th May 2019||Monday 3rd June 2019|
|Summer Training Day||Thursday 27th June 2019||Monday 1st July 2019|
|Summer 2019||Thursday 18th July 2019||To be determined|
School Holidays During Term Time
The Government has amended regulations for taking holidays in term time and these new regulations came into effect from September 2013.
Head teachers have the discretion to grant leave, but they should only do so in exceptional circumstances. If a head teacher grants a leave request, it will be for them to determine the length of time that the child can be away from school. This leave is unlikely, however, to be granted for the purposes of a family holiday. Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.
An application form for taking your child out of school in term time due to exceptional circumstances can be downloaded from our School Office page.
Please contact the school if you wish to discuss this with the Headteacher.
Durham County Council have produced a fact sheet on holidays in term time, which can be downloaded below.
They have also negotiated a 10% discount with Hay’s Travel for holidays taken during school holidays. More details are available in the leaflet below.
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