These term dates apply to most Croydon local authority schools. Some schools have different holiday and term dates, in particular, voluntary aided schools.

School year 2021 to 2022

Autumn term: 2 September to 17 December 2021

Dates for the autumn school term times and holidays. 

Schools in session

Thursday 2 September to Friday 22 October 2021

Half term holiday

Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October 2021.

Schools in session

Monday 1 November to Friday 17 December 2021.

School holiday

Monday 20 December 2020 to Tuesday 3 January 2021.

Spring term: 4 January 2022 to 8 April 2022

Dates for the spring school term times and holidays.   

Schools in session

Tuesday 4 January to Friday 11 February 2022. 

Half term holiday                            

Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February 2022.

Schools in session

Monday 21 February to Friday 8 April 2022.

School holiday                                  

Monday 11 April to Friday 22 April 2022.

Easter weekend

Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April 2022.

Summer term: 25 April to 22 July 2022

Dates for the summer school term times and holidays.

Schools in session 

Monday 25 April to Friday 27 May 2022.

May Day bank holiday

Monday 2 May 2022.

Half term holiday   

Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2022.

Spring bank holiday

Monday 30 May 2022.

Schools in session

Monday 6 June to Friday 22 July 2022.

School year 2022 to 2023

Autumn term: 1 September to 16 December 2022

Dates for the autumn school term times and holidays. 

Schools in session

Thursday 1 September to Friday 21 October 2022

Half term holiday

Monday 24 October to Friday 28 October 2022.

Schools in session

Monday 31 October to Friday 16 December 2022.

School holiday

Monday 19 December 2022 to Monday 2 January 2023.

Spring term: 3 January to 31 March 2023

Dates for the spring school term times and holidays.   

Schools in session

Tuesday 3 January to Friday 10 February 2023. 

Half term holiday                            

Monday 13 February to Friday 17 February 2023.

Schools in session

Monday 20 February to Friday 31 March 2023.

School holiday                                  

Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April 2023.

Easter weekend

Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April 2023.

Summer term: 17 April to 21 July 2023

Dates for the summer school term times and holidays.

Schools in session 

Monday 17 April to Friday 26 May 2023.

May Day bank holiday

Monday 1 May 2023.

Half term holiday   

Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June 2023.

Spring bank holiday

Monday 29 May 2023.

Schools in session

Monday 5 June to Friday 21 July 2023.

Download 2022 to 2023 term dates calendar (PDF, 480KB)


School training days

Most schools also have five training (INSET) days in each academic year when pupils don't need to attend. Check with individual schools for these dates.

Other reasons for schools not being open

Schools may close for various reasons including bad weather.