School Holidays

The non-operational dates for 2019/2020 are now available.  Individual schools have discretion for exact holidays within the guidelines outlined in this section.

During these dates, school meals, home-to-school transport (including transport for statemented pupils) will not be provided, and school bus/train passes will not be valid on the following dates in the 2019/2020 school year.

Dates

No. of Days

01 August 2019 – 30 August 2019

22

31 October 2019

1

01 November 2019

1

23 December 2019 – 31 December 2019

7

01 January 2020 – 03 January 2020

3

17 February 2020 – 18 February 2020

2

17 March 2020

1

09 April 2020 – 17 April 2020

7

08 May 2020 & 25 May 2020

2

01 July 2020 – 31 July 2020

23

Total

69

For 2019/2020 the total school holiday entitlement is 72 days. This leaves 3 days at the discretion of the school.

Please note that 17 March 2020 across all of the Authority is a non-operational day and catering and transport services will not operate.

Before finalising your own arrangement, schools should liaise with their local EA Transport Office to establish the arrangements that will apply in their case.

Last upated: 15/10/2019