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Gonerby Hill Foot

Church of England Primary School


Term Dates

School Calendar

Term Dates for 2016-2017

Term 1

Monday 5 September to Friday 21 October 2016

Teacher Training Days - Thursday 1 and Friday 2 September 2016

Term 2

Tuesday 1 November to Tuesday 20 December 2016

Teacher Training Day - Monday 31 October 2016

Term 3

Wednesday 4 January to Friday 10 February 2017

Teacher Training Day - Tuesday 3 January 2017

Term 4

Monday 20 February to Friday 31 March 2017

Bank Holidays: Good Friday 14 April and Easter Monday 17 April

Term 5

Tuesday 18 April to Friday 26 May 2017

Bank Holidays: Monday 1 May & Monday 29 May

Term 6

Monday 5 June to Wednesday 19 July 2017

Teacher Training Day -Thursday 20 July

In the case where our school is required to be a Polling Station and we are forced to close for the day, we would swap the 20th July Training Day to 4th May 2017 and pupils would be required to be in school on the 20th July.  Parents would be notified in advance if this were the case.

School Attendance

All parents/ carers have a duty to ensure their child/ children attend school. Children are expected to attend school for every session unless unable to do so because of illness. It is not expected that children will be absent from school for holiday purposes except for cases of exceptional circumstances.

Please note absences during statutory assessment periods and those used for consolidation of learning for assessments will not be granted as authorised absence. Please avoid the following periods:


The consolidation work for Year 6 pupils will take place during Terms 3 and 4 while statutory tests take place during Term 5, week commencing 8th May 2017.


Statutory tests and Teacher Assessments take place during Terms 5 and 6.


The statutory Phonics Screening Check for pupils in Year 1 will place in the week commencing 12th June 2017.