Our term dates are usually agreed well in advance and we work closely with our local partner primary and secondary schools to ensure that the dates are agreed across the area. As an academy, we have the freedom to set our term dates and we always base this on the LA framework although there are some differences. Ivanhoe Governors ensure that decisions about term and holiday dates are based on educational grounds and that we try to even out term lengths as far as is possible.
2017-18 and 2018-19 Half term break in October is one week later due to the length of the term before Christmas.
2018-19 The Easter break is one week later due to the lateness of Easter that year.
Heads and governors of our local partner schools felt that the pattern we have adopted provided the best educational option for our students, within the outline framework of the Leicestershire pattern.
We understand that changes to term dates will affect some families more than others and that this can be an area of our work in which we may not be able to please everyone. There are many different issues involved in setting out the term dates and we will continue to work with our partner schools and to publish all term dates well in advance.
Term Begins: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Half Term: Friday 19th to Friday 26th October 2018
(Friday 19th is a Staff Training Day, return Monday 29th October)
Term Ends: Friday 21st December 2018
Term Begins: Monday 7th January 2019
Half Term: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd February 2019
Term Ends: Friday 5th April 2019
Term Begins: Tuesday 23rd April 2019
May Day Bank Holiday: Monday 6th May 2019
Half Term: Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2019
Term Ends: Friday 12th July 2019
Term Begins: Thursday 29th August 2019
Half Term: Friday 11th to Friday 18th October 2019
(Friday 11th is a Staff Training Day, return Mon 21st October)
Term Ends: Friday 20th December 2019
Term Begins: Monday 6th January 2020
Half Term: Monday 17th to Friday 21st February 2020
Term Ends: Friday 3rd April 2020
Term Begins: Monday 20th April 2020
May Bank Holiday School Closed: Monday 4th May 2020
Half Term: Monday 25th May to Friday 29th May 2020
Term Ends: Friday 10th July 2020
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