Derbyshire School Holidays 2024 and 2025

This section of our site details the UK school holiday dates for 2024 and 2025 as announced by the Derbyshire County Council in England, providing a valuable tool for your advance scheduling.

Council-level holiday dates tend to remain stable, but we still recommend revisiting our site to stay abreast of any changes that might be announced. You can obtain the most current holiday schedules by visiting the Derbyshire County Council’s website for their 2023-2024 approved calendar and 2024-2025 approved calendar. For any critical or immediate updates that have yet to be included in the official calendars, please check the Derbyshire County Council homepage.

Ensure your holiday plans align with England School Holiday Dates.

Take note that there may be variations in the exact holiday dates for individual schools, which could be due to teacher training days and other variables unique to each educational institution.

Derbyshire School Holiday Dates 2023/24

  • Term Starts: 4th September 2023
  • Autumn Term: 4th September – 22 December 2023
  • October Half term: 30th October – 6th November 2023
  • Christmas Holiday: 22nd December 2023- 8th January 2024
  • Spring Term: 8th January – 28th March 2024
  • February Half Term: 19th February – 23rd February 2024
  • Easter Holidays: 28th March – 15th April 2024
  • Summer Term: 15th April – 23rd July 2024
  • May Half Term: 27th May – 3rd June 2024
  • Summer Holidays Start: 23rd July 2024

Derbyshire School Holiday Dates 2024/25

  • Term Starts: 4th September 2024
  • Autumn Term: 4th September – 20th December 2024
  • October Half term: 28th October – 1st November 2024
  • Christmas Holiday: 20th December 2024 – 6th January 2025
  • Spring Term: 6th January – 4th April 2025
  • February Half Term: 17th February – 21st February 2025
  • Easter Holidays: 4th April – 22nd April 2025
  • Summer Term: 22nd April – 24th July 2025
  • May Half Term: 26th May – 30th May 2025
  • Summer Holidays Start: 24th July 2025

Delve into the fascinating history of UK school holidays with our feature article, A Historical Perspective of UK School Holidays

From agricultural practices to legislative changes, this piece explores the myriad influences that have forged our present-day holiday schedule.

It’s an engaging read for anyone interested in the cultural and educational evolution of our country.

FAQs on Derbyshire School Holidays

The school holiday dates for Derbyshire in 2024 and 2025 are as follows:

  • 2024:
    • Autumn Half Term Holidays: 28 Oct 2024 (Mon) – 1 Nov 2024 (Fri)
    • Christmas Holidays: 23 Dec 2024 (Mon) – 3 Jan 2025 (Fri)
    • Spring Half Term Holidays: 17 Feb 2025 (Mon) – 21 Feb 2025 (Fri)
    • Spring Holidays: 7 Apr 2025 (Mon) – 21 Apr 2025 (Mon)
    • Summer Half Term Holidays: 26 May 2025 (Mon) – 30 May 2025 (Fri)
    • Summer Holidays: 25 Jul 2025 (Fri)
  • 2025:
    • Autumn Half Term Holidays: 28 Oct 2025 (Mon) – 1 Nov 2025 (Fri)
    • Christmas Holidays: 23 Dec 2025 (Mon) – 3 Jan 2026 (Fri)
    • Spring Half Term Holidays: 16 Feb 2026 (Mon) – 20 Feb 2026 (Fri)
    • Spring Holidays: 3 Apr 2026 (Fri) – 17 Apr 2026 (Fri)
    • Summer Half Term Holidays: 25 May 2026 (Mon) – 29 May 2026 (Fri)
    • Summer Holidays: 24 Jul 2026 (Fri)

Please note that these dates are based on the information published by the Derbyshire County Council and are subject to potential amendments. It’s advisable to check back regularly for any changes and to consult the Derbyshire County Council website for the approved calendar and any updates

To suggest changes to the inset days during the school holidays in Derbyshire, parents or guardians can follow the process outlined by the Derbyshire County Council and the respective schools. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Contact the School: Parents can directly contact the relevant school to discuss and suggest potential changes to the inset days during the school holidays.
  2. Consult the School Calendar: Review the school calendar and any communications from the school regarding the Inset days. This will provide insight into the existing schedule and when feedback or suggestions are welcomed.
  3. Engage with the School Administration: Engage with the school administration or governing body to understand the process for suggesting changes to the Inset days. They can provide guidance on how to formally submit suggestions or feedback.
  4. Stay Informed: Keep an eye on the official communication channels from the school and the Derbyshire County Council for any announcements or opportunities to provide input on the school holiday schedules, including inset days.

It’s important to note that any proposed changes to inset days will be subject to the school’s policies, local authority guidelines, and the overall educational requirements.

The responsibility for deciding the Inset (In-Service Training) days in Derbyshire schools lies with the individual schools. According to the official website of Derbyshire County Council, schools are able to consider variations to term dates, including Inset days, provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates and information about Inset days. Therefore, it is the school’s authority to determine and schedule these Inset days, and parents should directly consult the respective schools for specific details.

Parents are able to suggest changes to inset days in Derbyshire schools. According to the official website of Derbyshire County Council, schools are able to consider variations to term dates, including Inset days, provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates. This indicates that parents can engage with the schools to discuss and potentially suggest changes to inset days.

Disclaimer: The information provided on the “Derbyshire 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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