School term and holiday dates
The recommended school terms and holiday dates for nursery, primary and secondary schools in Westminster.
The following are the recommended school terms and holiday dates for nursery, primary and secondary schools. Please note that schools have the autonomy to determine their own term dates.
The School Admissions Team will continue to consult on and determine recommended dates, as outlined below, but schools are now able to vary these dates as they see fit.
You are advised to contact your child’s school directly to confirm their term dates.
2023 to 2024
- Monday 4 September to Friday 20 October
- Monday 30 October to Thursday 21 December
Half term break, Monday 23 October to Friday 27 October and Christmas holiday, Friday 22 December to Friday 5 January.
- Monday 8 January to Friday 9 February
- Monday 19 February to Thursday 28 March
Half term break, Monday 12 February to Friday 16 February, and Easter holiday, Friday 29 March to Friday 12 April.
- Monday 15 April to Friday 24 May
- Monday 3 June to Wednesday 24 July
May Day Bank Holiday will be taken on 6 May.
Half term break, Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May.
2024 to 2025
2025 to 2026
2026 to 2027
Published: 27 January 2021
Last updated: 23 October 2023