Hackbridge Primary School Term Dates & Holidays

Under the 1986 Education Act, children are required to be at school for 190 days in an academic year and the teachers for 195 days. The extra 5 days are used for professional in service training and are taken at intervals throughout the year.






INSET DAY (school closed to pupils): Monday 4th September 2023

INSET DAY (school closed to pupils): Tuesday 5th September 2023

School opens for Year 1 to 6 pupils: Wednesday 6th September 2023

  Half-term holiday: Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2023

INSET DAY (school closed to pupils): Monday 30th October 2023

Last day of term for pupils: Thursday 21st December 2023

 School Holiday: Friday 22nd December 2023 to Friday 5th January 2024




School opens for pupils: Monday 8th January 2024

  Half-term holiday: Monday 12th February to Friday 16th February 2024

INSET DAY (school closed to pupils): Monday 19th February 2024

Last day of term for pupils: Thursday 28th March 2024

 School Holiday: Friday 29th March to Friday 12th April 2024




School opens for pupils: Monday 15th April 2024

 Bank Holiday (school closed to pupils): Monday 6th May 2024

  INSET DAY (school closed to pupils): Friday 24th May 2024

Half-term holiday: Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2024

Last day of term for pupils: Wednesday 24th July 2024

 School Holiday: Thursday 25th July to Friday 30th August 2024


Please note: on the last day of the summer term, there will be a full school day for children in Years R - 5

and all Nursery classes will be open as usual.

Year 6 pupils leave immediately after their Leavers' Assembly (the scheduled time for assembly will be confirmed in June 2024)


This information was correct at 26/07/2023. It should not be assumed that there will be no change affecting the arrangements described in this document before the start of, or during, the school year in question, or in relation to subsequent school years.




These dates are set by the London Borough of Sutton for community schools in the borough. However, they do not include the staff training (INSET) days for 2024/2025, so these dates will be updated in late June 2024 when the INSET days for 2024/2025 have been ratified by the governing body.


Term dates for academic year 2024-2025

Autumn term 2024

First day: Monday 2 September 2024

Half-term: Monday 28 October - Friday 1 November 2024

Last day: Friday 20 December 2024

Spring term 2025

First day: Monday 6 January 2025

Half-term: Monday 17 February - Friday 21 February 2025

Last day: Friday 4 April 2025

 Note: Good Friday is on 18 April and Easter Monday is on 21 April 2025

 Summer term 2025

First day: Monday 22 April 2025

Half-term: Monday 26 May - Friday 30 May 2025

Last day: Tuesday 22 July 2025


Provisional dates for future school years can be found at: https://www.sutton.gov.uk/-/school-term-dates