Term Dates

Hollygirt School operates a three term year, and whilst the dates vary because of the position of Easter and the day on which Christmas falls, the number of taught days are the same each year. Inset time for the staff is scheduled outside of these dates. The end of full terms is always a half day, with pupils finishing school at 12.30pm. Any other occasional days are publicised on the annual school calendar.

Parents are respectfully reminded not to book holidays within term time. Time out of school can lead to gaps in subject knowledge and interrupt continuity of education. However, occasionally pupils are given leave of absence in exceptional circumstances, if permission is sought from the Headmistress.

Dates for 2016-17 are listed below.

Autumn Term 2016

Starts: Wednesday 7th September
Prize Giving: Wednesday 12th October
Half Term: Monday 17th  Friday 28th October
Prize Giving Holiday: Friday 2nd December
 Friday 16th December, 12.30pm

Spring Term 2017

Starts: Wednesday 4th January
Half Term: Monday 13th – Friday 17th February
Ends: Friday 31st March, 12.30pm

Summer Term 2017

Starts: Wednesday 19th April
May Day Bank Holiday: Monday 1st May
Half Term: Monday 29th May  Friday 2nd June
Ends: Wednesday 12th July, 12.30pm


Dates for 2017-18 are listed below.

Autumn Term 2017

Autumn Term 2017 Starts: Wednesday 6th September
Prize Giving (Compulsory attendance for Years 3 to 11)Wednesday 11th October
Autumn Half Term: Monday 16th October – Friday 27th October
Autumn Term Ends: Wednesday 20th December, 12.30pm

Spring Term 2018

Spring Term 2018 Starts: Tuesday 9th January
Spring Half Term: Monday 19th February – Friday 23rd February
Spring Term Ends: Thursday 29th March, 12.30pm

Summer Term 2018

Summer Term Starts: Tuesday 17th April
May Day Bank Holiday: Monday 7th May
Summer Half Term: Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June
Summer Term Ends: Thursday 12th July, 12:30pm

Inset Days

Monday 4th September 2017
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Monday 8th January 2017
Monday 16th April 2018


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