As the end of term draws closer, thoughts are quickly turning to the summer holidays. But before you can plan any holidays or day trips to the seaside, you need to make sure you have the correct dates in your calendar, to avoid falling foul of any fines for booking them during term time. Parents across the county are searching for these dates, so here they are in full: Leicester City Council This information from Leicester City Council shows the date patterns which all maintained and voluntary controlled schools in the city are obliged to follow. Academies and free schools are able to set their own term dates. If your child attends an academy or a free school, you should check with the school directly to ask them about their own term dates. The 2018 summer term ends in Leicester on Friday, July 13, with the autumn term beginning on Thursday, August 30. If you're wanting to plan further ahead than that, the city council has published its term dates all the way up until summer 2020: … [Read more...] about School term dates until 2020
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Leicester 30 August 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-45341952 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Children were left stranded at the roadside on the first day of school after a bus company had not realised the new term … [Read more...] about Pupils stranded in school bus no-show
Kids across the city and county have been busy enjoying their first week off as the summer break begins. But they're luckier than most – because many other children across the UK are only starting their summer break now. While most authorities break up for the summer holidays on Monday 23 July, the Leicestershire school term ended on Monday 16 July. That's means our kids can enjoy the summer sunshine a whole week earlier than many around the country. So why exactly are schools in Leicester and Leicestershire so different from the rest?And could the perk ever be taken away in the future? The Leicestershire fortnight Most people say it’s because families in Leicester have historically been poorer than other areas of the country. In 1965, a ballot of workers voted to switch factory holidays in the county to the first two weeks of July. This period began to be known as the time when families would head to resorts like nearby Skegness for a local break. The phenomenon has even … [Read more...] about Why do schools in Leicestershire break up for summer early?
0 Have your say Most schools in Melton will have the same term dates from next year after an academy trust decided to align its holiday periods with the Leicestershire norm. Parents with children at different schools in the borough said they faced childcare and family holiday issues when Mowbray Education Trust, which manages five schools, set this year’s October half-term dates at one week later than the rest of Melton’s schools in a bid to ensure all terms lasted roughly the same number of weeks.But after holding a consultation exercise with parents and staff, the trust, which controls John Ferneley College, Brownlow Primary, Sherard Primary, The Grove Primary, Ab Kettleby Primary and Somerby Primary, elected to go with the status quo.CEO Christine Stansfield said: “Many thanks to everyone who gave us feedback on the proposed term dates for 2019/20 and 2020/21. “In total we had over 100 responses from staff and parents with overwhelming … [Read more...] about NEWSFLASH: Melton schools to share same term dates after academy trust’s decision
0 Have your say An academy trust which manages six schools in the borough wants to sync its term dates with other Melton schools in a move which will allay the fears of some parents with children studying at different schools. Mowbray Education Trust (MET), which oversees schools including John Ferneley College and Brownlow Primary, will this year have their October half-term a week later than the traditional Leicestershire holiday, which is followed by most other borough schools, including Long Field Academy.When Leicestershire County Council decided earlier this month to retain the traditional term dates for the next three academic years, up to 2022 for the schools it is the major funder for, there were concerns expressed by some parents with children at different schools that the conflicting holidays would spoil family holidays and give them childcare issues.But Mowbray Academy Trust said this week that it would retain the planned terms for the 2018/2019 academic year but … [Read more...] about Academy trust announces plans to align terms with other Melton schools