School Day/Term Dates

The school day runs from 8.50am – 3.15pm daily. The gates open at 8.30am and the doors open at 8.40am.  Children may enter the school from any gate or door. Doors and gates will close at 8.50am.  The school gates open again at 3.00pm for pick up at 3.15pm. 

This equates to 6 hours and 25 minutes per day,  32 hours and 5 minutes weekly.

Nelson 2023-2024 Term Dates

School Terms

Pupil Holidays


Tuesday 5th September to Friday 20th October 2023


Friday 1st September 2023

Monday 4th September 2023

Half Term

Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2023



Monday 30th October to Friday 22nd December 2023


Monday 6th November 2023

Christmas Break

Monday 25th December 2023 to Friday 5th January 2024


Monday 8th January to Friday 9th February 2024

Half Term

Monday 12th February to Friday 16th February 2024


Monday 19th February to Thursday 28th March 2024


Monday 26th February 2024

Spring Break

Friday 29th March to Friday 12th April 2024


Monday 15th April to Friday 24th May 2024

Half Term

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2024

May Day Bank Holiday

Monday 6th May 2024


Monday 3rd June to Friday 19th July 2024

Election Day

Friday 4th July 2024

Summer Break

Monday 22nd July 2024 to (to be advised)

School will not be closed for any of the religious festivals:

In-service training days:

This calendar includes 5 days which has been allocated for in-service training, however this may be subject to change.  

Term and Holiday dates for the Academic Year 2024/2025

Nelson term dates 2024-25