School Holidays

The non-operational dates for 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 school year.

 

Dates No. of Non-Operational Days

All of August

21

29 October 2020 & 30 October 2020

2

22 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

9

18 February 2021 - 19 February 2021

2
17 March 2021 1
01 April 2021 - 09 April 2021 7
03 May 2021 1
31 May 2021 1
All of July 22
Total 66

For 2020/2021 the total school holiday entitlement is 70 days. This leaves 4 days at the discretion of the school.

Please note that 17 March 2021 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: 06/01/2020