Barnsley School Holidays 2024 and 2025

Barnsley School Holidays

This page is dedicated to the UK school holidays for 2024 and 2025 as issued by the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council in England, designed to aid in your planning processes.

The scheduling of holidays by the council is usually consistent, but we recommend revisiting this site often for any updates that might arise. For the latest and most accurate holiday schedules, please refer to the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s 2023-2024 approved calendar and 2024-2025 approved calendar. Additionally, for any sudden changes or last-minute announcements not yet included in the official calendars, it’s advisable to consult the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council homepage.

Stay informed about England School Holiday Dates for efficient holiday planning.

It’s crucial to note that holiday dates can differ among schools, possibly because of scheduled teacher training days and specific circumstances unique to each school.

School Holidays 2023-2024

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School4 Sep 2023
(Mon)
 
Autumn Half Term Holidays30 Oct 2023
(Mon)
3 Nov 2023
(Fri)
Christmas Holidays25 Dec 2023
(Mon)
5 Jan 2024
(Fri)
Spring Half Term Holidays12 Feb 2024
(Mon)
16 Feb 2024
(Fri)
Spring Holidays25 Mar 2024
(Mon)
5 Apr 2024
(Fri)
Summer Half Term Holidays27 May 2024
(Mon)
31 May 2024
(Fri)
Summer Holidays23 Jul 2024
(Tue)
30 Aug 2024
(Fri)

 

School Holidays 2024-2025

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School2 Sep 2024
(Mon)
 
Autumn Half Term Holidays28 Oct 2024
(Mon)
1 Nov 2024
(Fri)
Christmas Holidays23 Dec 2024
(Mon)
3 Jan 2025
(Fri)
Spring Half Term Holidays17 Feb 2025
(Mon)
21 Feb 2025
(Fri)
Spring Holidays7 Apr 2025
(Mon)
21 Apr 2025
(Mon)
Summer Half Term Holidays26 May 2025
(Mon)
30 May 2025
(Fri)
Summer Holidays23 Jul 2025
(Wed)

 

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For those intrigued by the backstory of our school holiday schedules, we’ve crafted an enlightening piece titled A Historical Perspective of UK School Holidays.

This article peels back the layers of history to reveal the origins and developments of the UK’s academic calendar.

It’s a must-read for anyone looking to understand the complex interplay of factors that have influenced our current school holiday system.

FAQs Barnsley School Holidays

Some popular outdoor activities for children in Barnsley during school holidays include visiting places like Cannon Hall Farm, Wigfield Farm, Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and RSPB Old Moor. These locations offer a range of experiences from farms to museums and parks suitable for children of various ages.

Some free activities for children during Barnsley school holidays include visiting Barnsley Museums, where all five attractions are free to enter, and most summer activities are also free. Additionally, the Healthy Holidays program in Barnsley offers free holiday activities and food support for families during school holidays, particularly benefiting children who receive free school meals. These options provide opportunities for children to engage in fun and educational experiences without incurring costs.

Some popular educational activities during Barnsley school holidays include:

  1. Barnsley Premier Leisure: Offers sports and activities to keep children active and engaged during the holidays.
  2. Barnsley Museums: Provide free holiday activities such as crafts, dance workshops, storytelling trails, and more, making learning fun and accessible for children.

These activities not only entertain children but also offer them opportunities to learn and explore new things during their school holidays.

Some indoor activities for children during Barnsley school holidays include:

  1. Playmania Barnsley: A multi-level adventure play area with slides, tunnels, ball pits, and other play features suitable for children aged 0 to 12.
  2. SOAR Trampoline Park Barnsley: Offers a fun trampoline experience with various activities for children.
  3. Chestnut Tree Wacky Warehouse: An indoor play area with a high rating and positive reviews, providing entertainment for children.

These indoor venues offer a range of activities to keep children entertained and engaged during their school holidays in Barnsley.

Disclaimer: The information provided on the “Barnsley School Holidays” page is intended for general informational purposes only.

While we strive to keep the data up to date and accurate, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the calendar or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the page for any purpose.

Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Please note that holiday dates can vary depending on the region and the individual school.

We advise parents and guardians to check with their local education authority or the respective schools for confirmation of the exact dates and any potential changes that may occur.

We cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies or changes in the school holiday schedules.

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