Bristol school holidays: full list of term dates and breaks, including October half term and Christmas

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Here are all the 2022 term dates to write on your calendar in one place.

It can be hard to keep track of all the term dates throughout the year, and we can easily lose track of dates.

When it comes to school holidays a lot of parents find that preparation is key, and like to get some things organised in advanced to avoid the dreaded ‘I’m bored’ when the inevitable rainy comes.

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As the summer holidays are well and truly underway, parents will be looking to the new academic year and hoping to get a head start on booking a family trip or sorting out childcare.

Some parents will also be looking forward to booking a holiday during the school break now that travel has become more accessible following the reduction in Covid-19 restrictions.

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Children cross Bristol will be finding out about their secondary school offers this week

To save you time we have broken down the term dates for schools in Bristol throughout the whole of 2022.

So, when are the pupils in Bristol next expected to break up from school, and how long will they be off for?

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What are the Autumn Term dates for 2022?

There will be an October mid-term break from Monday 24 October to Friday 28 October, with pupils returning on Halloween, Monday 31 October.

Schools will close for Christmas 2022 from the afternoon of Friday 23 December.

Starts: Thursday 1 September

Ends: Friday 16 December

Half term: Thursday 21 October to Monday 31 October.

What are the Spring Term dates for 2023?

There will be a February mid-term break from Monday 13 February to Friday 25 February, with pupils returning on Monday, 28 February.

Schools will close for Easter on Monday 11 April and return on Friday 22 April, with Good Friday on 7 April and Easter Monday on 11 April.

Spring term starts: Tuesday 4 January

Spring term ends: Friday 8 April

Half term: Monday 21 February to Friday 25 February

Easter break: Monday 11 April to Friday 22 April

What are the Summer Term dates for 2023?

Starts: Monday 17 April

Ends: Monday 24 July

May day: Monday 1 May

Half-term: Monday 30 May to Friday 2 June with schools closing on Friday 26 May, and opening Monday 5 June.

Summer holidays: 24 July 2022 to September 2023

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