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

School term and holiday dates for 2020 to 2021

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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 to Tuesday 3 January 2021.

Spring term: 4 January 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 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.