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Gonerby Hill Foot

Church of England Primary School


Term Dates

School Calendar

Term Dates for 2017-2018

Term 1:

Term Begins: Tuesday 5th September 2017

Term Ends: Friday 20th October 2017

Staff Development Day (school closed to pupils): Friday 1st September 2017

Staff Development Day (school closed to pupils): Monday 4th September 2017

Term 2:

Term Begins: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Term Ends: Tuesday 19th December 2017

Staff Development Day (school closed to pupils): Monday 30th October 2017

Staff Development Day (school closed to pupils): Wednesday 20th December 2017

Term 3:

Term Begins: Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Term Ends: Friday 9th February 2018

Term 4:

Term Begins: Monday 19th February 2018

Term Ends: Wednesday 28th March 2018

Staff Development Day (school closed to pupils): Thursday 29th March 2018

Bank Holidays: Good Friday 30th March and Easter Monday 2nd April 2018

Term 5:

Term Begins: Monday 16th April 2018

Term Ends: Friday 25th May 2018

Bank Holidays: Monday 7th May & Monday 28th May 2018

Term 6:

Term Begins: Monday 4th June 2018

Term Ends: Friday 20th July 2018


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 14th May 2018.


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 11th June 2018.