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Term Dates

2020-2021

  • Gesher opens for Breakfast Club at 8:15am each morning
  • All pupils need to be in school for 8:55am for registration to be taken promptly at 9am.
  • Any pupils arriving after 8:55am will be marked as late on their class register.
  • Reception class day ends at 2:50pm, Year 1-3 day ends at 3pm and Year 4-5 day ends at 3:10pm
  • After school clubs end at 4pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Early Friday closing times starts 9th October 2020 until and including 28th March 2021.
  • Reception class’ early Fridays end at 12:50pm, Year 1-3 day ends at 1pm and Year 4-5 day ends at 1:10pm

Autumn 2020

Pupil’s term begins on 7th of September
In term closures:
Staff INSET 3rd and 4th September Staff only in school
Erev Rosh Hashanah 18th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Yom Kippur 28th September School closed
Erev Sukkot 2nd October School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Erev Shmini Atzeret 9th October School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Pupils return to school 12th October
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 1 23rd October
Half Term Holiday 26th to 30th October School closed
Pupils return to school 2nd November
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 2 17th of December School closes at 1pm

Spring Term 2021

Term begins for pupils on 5th January
In term closures:
Staff INSET 4th January Staff only in school
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 1 12th February
Half Term Holidays 15th to 19th February School closed
Pupils return to school 22nd February
Purim 26th February School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 2 19th March
Pesach Holiday 22nd March – 5th April School closed

Summer Term 2021

Term begins for pupils on 7th April
Staff INSET 6th April Staff only in school
Bank Holiday 3rd May School closed
Shavuot 17th May & 18th May School closed
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 1 28th May
Half Term Holidays 31st May – 4th June School closed
Pupils return to school 7th June
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 2 14th July
Staff INSET 15th & 16th July Staff only in school

2021-2022

  • Breakfast Club times TBC
  • All pupils need to be in school for 8:55am for registration to be taken promptly at 9am
  • Any pupils arriving after 8:55am will be marked as late on their class register
  • After school clubs TBC
  • Early Friday closing dates and times for Shabbat to follow

Autumn 2021

Pupil’s term begins on 9th of September
In term closures:
Staff INSET 31st August – 6th September Staff only in school
(Half day INSET 6th  September – Erev Rosh Hashanah)
Rosh Hashanah 7th & 8th September School closed
Erev Yom Kippur 15th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Yom Kippur 16th September School closes
Erev Sukkot 20th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Sukkot 21st & 22nd September School Closed
Erev Shmini Atzeret 27th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah  28th & 29th September School Closed
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 1 22nd October School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holiday  25th to 29th October School closed
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 2 17th December School closes at 1pm

Spring Term 2022

Term begins for pupils on 5th January
In term closures:
Staff INSET 4th January Staff only in school
Tu B’Shvat 17th January School open as usual – Children wear brown, green and pink
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 1 11th February School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holidays 14th to 18th February School closed
Pupils return to school 21st February
Purim 17t March School closes at 12pm (no lunch) – Children wear fancy dress
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 8th April School closes at 1pm
Pesach Holiday/ End of Term 11th April – 25th April School closed

Summer Term 2022

Term begins for pupils on 26th April
Staff INSET 25th April Staff only in school
Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) 28th April School open as usual
Bank Holiday 2nd May School closed
Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Remembrance Day) 4th May School open as usual
Yom Ha’atmaut (Israel’s Independence day) 5th May School open as usual – Children wear blue & white
Lag B’Omer 19th May School open as usual
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 1 1st June School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holidays (Inc. Shavuot & Bank Holiday) 2nd June – 10th June School closed
Pupils return to school 13th June School closed
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 2 21st July Early closure
Staff INSET 22nd July Staff only in school